The Basics: Earth Science
Learners will begin to understand and learn about scientific theory.
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
24.263 The Nature of Creativity (MIT)
This course is an introduction to problems about creativity as it pervades human experience and behavior. Questions about imagination and innovation are studied in relation to the history of philosophy as well as more recent work in philosophy, affective psychology, cognitive studies, and art theory. Readings and guidance are aligned with the student's focus of interest.
21H.575J Women in South Asia from 1800 to Present (MIT)
This course is designed to introduce and help students understand the changes and continuities in the lives of women in South Asia from a historical perspective. Using gender as a lens of examining the past, we will examine how politics of race, class, caste and religion affected and continue to impact women in South Asian countries, primarily in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. We will reflect upon current debates within South Asian women's history in order to examine some of the issu
Fossil Fuels - by StudyJams
Heat and pressure have turned the fossils of dead plants and animals into deposits of fuel, such as oil, natural gas, and coal. Fossil fuels are a non-renewable resource, and they create pollution, so it is important to conserve them. Learn more about fossil fuels with this slide show from StudyJams. Details images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Facts about Florida
This video is about the state of Florida. Students in the video present many facts about the Florida with pictures of Florida. (Amateur video)
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
Revista de lengua y literatura catalana, gallega y vasca
The "Revista de Lengua y Literatura Catalana, Gallega y Vasca" (Journal of Catalan, Galician, and Basque Language and Literature) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal by the Spanish Open University (UNED). It was first published in 1991 with the aim of bringing together comparative philological studies on Hispanic literatures. At the time of cataloguing, it was available the full-text content for the 13 issues published between 1991 and 2008. Each number includes research articles, book reviews,
MetaBase Bibliografía en red
MetaBase Bibliografía en red is a searchable database of the holdings of a number of leading academic libraries, national libraries and research centres in Central America. Countries participating include: Mexico Guatemala El Salvador Honduras Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama Entries include bibliographic references for books, journals, reports, legal documents and multimedia materials held by the libraries. All topics from the humanities, social sciences and law are covered. Many materials relate t
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.
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (5/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 09:52.
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.
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
Freinage à risques (Vidéo) Une voiture miniature dont on bloque un essieu permet de montrer les
effets de rotation des forces de frottement statique, dynamique et de
Une voiture miniature dont on bloque un essieu permet de montrer les effets de rotation des forces de frottement statique, dynamique et de roulement.
Colloquium Week 2: Myths about the Medieval World
There are some standard modern myths (e.g. "medieval people thought the earth was flat"; "they were considered old at the age of 30", etc.) which historians are always encountering in their audiences, and I will try to de-bunk some of these.
BMI for historians: measuring health and gender inequality in historical populations
Lecturer in Social History, All Souls College, University of Oxford, Deborah Oxley gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 6th May 2009
Nuclear Warfare (STV 20461) provides an overview of a broad range of topics regarding nuclear weapons. Although the emphasis is on nuclear weapons, we will consider other weapons of mass destruction, particularly in the context of the threat due to terrorism and rogue states. The goal is to be informed of the background history and technical issues so as to know how best to deal with them in the future.
Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues
Nuclear weapons and nuclear power have greatly influenced history from 1945 to the present. This digital library provides an annotated bibliography of over 2,700 books, articles, films, CDs, and websites about a broad range of nuclear issues.
Episode 21: Interview with Inuit throat singers
This week we talk to Kendra Tagoona and Charlotte Qamaniq both throat singers from Ottawa, Canada. They let us in on how they got into throat singing, the history of it and what throat singing is. Visit the Our Land opening events page on our Website to see an example of throat singing.