A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 7 - Bruton, Horethorne and Norton Ferris Hundreds
The history of the south-east corner of Somerset, comprising the outliers of Salisbury Plain on the east and part of a clay vale to the west.
1.7 Conclusions Could both of these students have got more from their involvement with the course if they had taken time to reflect on their goals and their strengths and weaknesses, especially at the beginning of study? Alan, whose reaction to the course was positive, for example, could have learned more about how the course succeeded if he had reflected rather more in the beginning about his initial scepticism and his preference for communicating verbally rather than in writing. What was the reason for his
Could both of these students have got more from their involvement with the course if they had taken time to reflect on their goals and their strengths and weaknesses, especially at the beginning of study? Alan, whose reaction to the course was positive, for example, could have learned more about how the course succeeded if he had reflected rather more in the beginning about his initial scepticism and his preference for communicating verbally rather than in writing. What was the reason for his
Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973. He experimented with different techniques and theories. Much of his work centered around cubism.
Pablo Picasso biography (7 of 9)
Part 7 of a biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life. This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso lived from 1881-1973. He was a spanish painter and sculptor.
Michael King Memorial Lecture - 2009
Professor Tom Brooking, Department of History and Art History. Michael King Memorial Lecture, given October 14, 2009. Tall Tales: Richard John Seddon and the Building of "God's Own Country".
Orient : report of the society for Near Eastern studies in Japan
This Web page gives access to the full-text of 'Orient: Report of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan' (1960-2004), and despite the word 'report' in the title this is actually a substantial academic journal. Tables of contents, abstracts, and PDF files of articles are all freely available online. The journal was published in English, with occasional articles in German and French, and was devoted to reports and scholarly articles on archaeological and historical topics, with forays into
Stereotype Threat: How it affects us and what we can do about it
Claude Steele, internationally renowned social scientist and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, will discuss his theory of stereotype threat, which has been the focus of much of his research and writing throughout his academic career. The theory examines how people from different groups, being threatened by different stereotypes, can have quite different experiences in the same situation. It has also been used to understand group differences in performance ranging from the intellectual to th
Connect to Careers Job Fair - with Kathryn Hryb
Connect to Careers Job Fair - with Kathryn Hryb Why spend time preparing your resume for the Job Fair? www.connecttocareersjobfair.ca
Cool Facts About Cool Cats - Tigers, Snow Leopards
The Amur or Siberian tiger has no problem living in a very cold part of Russia. Winter months can be a snowy and chilly -10 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit! Learn about some features that help these big cats survive and thrive in such frigid temperatures (Running Time 2:20).
Fooled By Nature Videos - The Leopard
Some minor graphic images in this video about Leopards use their strength and cunning to survive against larger animals. A good video for science classes to help show how animals have evolved to survive. Run time 02:40.
Half Lion, Half Tiger - It's a Liger
This short film features ligers at a German Zoo. (Ligers are only bred and raised in captivity. Scientists are doubtful that a liger could exist in the wild.) Run time 01:22.
Not a Tiger, Not a Lion. It’s a Liger!
Hybrids like mules have been domesticated by human beings for
centuries. Even many of the breeds of pets that we have (dogs and cats) are hybrids between species.
But what do you get when you mix two of the biggest, most beautiful
big cats? A liger! A liger is the baby born out of the mating of a male
lion and a female tiger. It is the biggest wild cat in the world, bigger
than both its parents!
It also inherits certain specific characteristics from
Finding Perimeter - Math Help
Students learn that the perimeter of a figure is the distance around the figure.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
21H.560 Smashing the Iron Rice Bowl: Chinese East Asia (MIT)
This subject examines the experiences of ordinary Chinese people as they lived through the tumultuous changes of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. We look at personal narratives, primary sources, films alongside a textbook to think about how individual and family lives connect with the broader processes of change in modern China. In the readings and discussions, you should focus on how major political events have an impact on the characters' daily lives, and how the decisions they make cau