We Are California
We Are California is the first-ever website devoted to the history of California immigration and migration, and the first-ever website where Californians can tell their own coming-to-California stories. We invite you to explore the remarkable stories of your fellow Californians — past and present — and to add your own — or your family’s — "We Are California" story.
Major Element Chemistry
This PowerPoint presentation is part of the Whitman College petrology course. The presentation includes a diagram describing how modern spectrographic instruments sample emitted radiation and absorbed radiation. Further topics include the abundance of major, minor, and trace elements in the earth's crust, CIPW norm, bivariate diagrams (Harker diagrams), ternary AFM diagrams, the basalt tetrahedron, and alkaline and subalkaline (tholeiitic and calc-alkaline) magmas. This resource is part of the T
Active Sonar Detection in Ambient Noise
This module introduces the active sonar problem for ambient noise that has constant power across the sonar receiver bandwidth. The result is a likelihood ratio of the ping history that includes a matched filter.
Learn about Ancient Greece's history, contributions and mythology.
A Haunting Halloween
Students will participate in various Halloween activities including: learning the history of Halloween, learning safety tips for Trick-or-treating, and taking a tour of a haunted house.
Utah Earthquake Timeline and Essay
In this activity you will critically read an article about the history of earthquakes in Utah. After reading the article you will create a time-line After creating the time-line, you will analyze the data and other information that you find and hypothesize about whether Utah may expect a major earthquake in the near future.
University of California's Museum of Paleontology: Geologic Timeline
University of California's Museum of Paleontology has created a hyperlinked Geologic Timeline with all sorts of details about each time unit that may be useful later in the course. Each hyperlink contains a variety of information including stratigraphy, ancient life, localities and tectonics associated with that specific time period. Users can also link to an Introduction to Geology page and a description of the Museum's geology wing.
Ethics of Human Subject Research
Ethics of Human Subject Research (2 credits) is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Distance Education Division, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University. The course introduces students to the ethics of human subject research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include informed c
Conversations with Berkeley Faculty: Tim White (9/18/03)
Conversations with History Presents Faculty Research at the University of California, Berkeley A Conversation with Tim White Professor of Integrative Biology "On the Trail of Our Human Ancestors" This interview took place on September 18, 2003.
The Genius of Mozart (Part 8 of 18)
"The Genius of Mozart" (2004)
Episode 2: "A Passion for the Stage"
Laser scanner could spell the end for airport liquids ban
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - A scanner that can identify the chemical composition of liquids sealed within any non-metallic container is being trialled in European airports. The Insight100, made by UK company, Cobalt, could help end Europe's airport liquids ban, and has been shortlisted for July's prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering's MacRobert Award. Jim Drury reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscri
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
The Oxford interview - History tutors tell all
History tutors Mark Mulholland and Catherine Holmes explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford interview, and give tips on how best to prepare. This podcast will be of particular interest to those who applied for history or another humanities subject.
"Mexican Oil and Gas Policies" (video)
A presentation by Adrián Lajous, Former Pemex CEO. Adrián Lajous is Chairman of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, President of Petrométrica, SC and non-Executive Director of Schlumberger, Ternium, Trinity Industries and Grupo Petroquímico Beta. He is senior energy advisor to McKinsey & Company. In 2003-04 he was a Senior Fellow at the Kennedy School of Governme
Puritan and Quaker Utopian Visions, 1620-1750-Unit 3
When British colonists landed in the Americas they created communities that they hoped would serve as a "light onto the nations." But what role would the native inhabitants play in this new model community? This Unit compares the answers of three important groups, the Puritans, Quakers, and Native Americans, and exposes the lasting influence they had upon American identity.
Life in the Polar Regions
This video describes animals and plants found in the Polar Regions. It address several species in the seas including fish, sponges, whales and krill. Polar bears, sea lions, walruses and penguins are seen in this video as well as the animals in the vast arctic tundra. It also briefly addresses animals adaptations that enable them to deal with the cold weather, such as thick fur, short ears and tails and hibernation. Run time 1:55 .
Tim Kendall: 'Ivor Gurney: First War Poet'
Professor Tim Kendall considers what composer and poet Ivor Gurney understood by the phrase 'war poet' and how he saw his own work as belonging to (and eminent amidst) a tradition of writing about war. Tim Kendall examines the ways in which Gurney represents poetry, and the figure of the poet, in his own work; and assesses Gurney's hopes for the efficacy of such poetry - whether as acts of witness, of escapism, or of political intervention. Tim Kendall is Professor of English Literature at the
Alisa Miller: 'Selling Patriotism: Rupert Brooke in the First World War'
Alisa Miller takes a look at the 'Rupert Brooke cult', examining why this particular poet was so popular during the First World War, both with the general public and the soldier, at home and abroad. This podcast has eminated from Alisa's dissertation at the Faculty of History, Oxford University on the poet Rupert Brooke and popular literary culture in Britain during the First World War.
Meet the Chef Day at UTMC
13abc Coverage of Meet the Chef Day at UTMC
Process and Effects of Unification
The history of the Wall — Developments up to 1989 — The international handling of German unification — The domestic politics of unification — Enduring divisions in Germany — Conclusion