Breakingviews: Breakingviews in Davos
Breakingviews editors Rob Cox and Peter Thal Larsen check in from Davos to discuss income inequality, gold and politics.
Swirling wine makes waves
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/swirling-wine-churns-up-unique-waves.html
Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival
Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: More than 250 books feature the name Tomie dePaola as the illustrator, writer or both. He has been published for more than 40 years and has sold more than 15 million books worldwide. He was also the United States nominee in 1990 for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration. The American Library Association has honored him with a Caldecott Honor, a Newbery Honor and the 2011 Laura Ingalls
Cindy Heeralal - MSc Corporate Social Responsibility
Hear from Cindy Heeralal - MSc Corporate Social Responsibility from Nottingham University Business School.
Male Stag Beetles Fighting for Female
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of two male Stag Beetles fighting for a female. The stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) is arguably the most spectacular looking beetle in Britain; the male looks like something from a prehistoric age. The giant antler-like mandiblesare used in courtship displays, and wrestling with other males. Although rather fearsome in appearance, the mandibles cannot be closed with any force. You are more likely to be nipped sharply b
Global Development at Notre Dame
Notre Dame's global development programs.
Living Beyond 100: Can We, and What If We Do?
Shane C. Burgess, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona, presented this lecture on January 24, 2012. Abstract: For most of human history, what we today consider a "reasonable life span" was a significant achievement for the average human. This remains the case in many parts of the world, but for westerners in particular, the magic age "100" is becoming a milestone to which many now realistically aspire. Our science has allowed us to immortalize cells and is givi
SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
This is an 8 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 2 – 6-12: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines. By unpacking Shift 2, the discussion addresses the role of the content area teachers in secondary contexts as well as the benefits of giving literary non-fiction the time it deserves in the secondary E
Intro to Chemistry 6.4: Heat Capacity (1/2)
Join Award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry. 6.4: Heat Capacity. Energy is measured in calories. A calorie is defined as energy required to raise one gram of a substance 1 degree Celsius. ( 9:19)
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Jack Ruina Dinner, 10/17/2011
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Recognizing Priorities: USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity Student Testimonial
Jenny talks about the help she received in goal-setting at the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creativity, which offers an innovative approach for assisting students with dyslexia, ADHD and other identified learning differences. The center's learning specialists help students explore how they best grasp, retain and retrieve information for later use. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC Kortschak Center for Learning and Creat
Predicting the Weather
From tornados to hurricanes and thunderstorms to climate change, these nine scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)are using math and science to better understand and predict severe weather systems. A good video for science and career research.
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What Goes Around Comes Around: Water Cycle
This resource guide from the Middle School Portal 2 project, written specifically for teachers, provides links to exemplary resources including background information, lessons, career information, and related national science education standards. The resources here will provide you with content information as well as lessons and activities to guide your students to deeper understandings of the nature of water, the need for and intricacies of its management, and why water management issues can be
The Ancient Egyptians
This 6:49 video provides a timeline of the history of this country. A good overview.
Agresión, violencia y comportamiento antisocial (2011)
Esta asignatura está compuesta por cinco partes diferenciadas: la primera, está orientada a precisar los conceptos de conducta antisocial, agresión y violencia; la segunda, se centra en la conducta inadaptada, en ella se hace un repaso a las perspectivas teóricas más recientes y a la influencia del proceso socializador familiar en el inicio y desarrollo de la conducta antisocial; en la tercera parte, se analiza exhaustivamente el concepto de agresión y los factores implicados en esta condu
Marquette University's Mission Week 2012: Who is my neighbor?
Marquette University's annual exploration of the richness of our Catholic and Jesuit tradition. Please join us as together we explore the question asked of Jesus in the Good Samaritan parable: "Who is my neighbor?" Visit www.marquette.edu/missionweek for more information.
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