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The Origin of Egyptian Civilization, Part 3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called Egyptians. There's information stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period. Some questionable facts and fairly old data are given. (09:49)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Building A Computer Aid for Teaching Architectural Design Concepts
Building an aid for teaching architectural design concepts is the process of elaborating topics, defining problems and suggesting to the students strategies for solving those problems. I believe students in Environment and Behavior (E&B) courses at Georgia Tech can benefit greatly from a computer based educational tool designed to provide them with experiences they currently do not possess. In particular, little time in the course (outside lectures) is devoted to applying concepts taught in the
UA's Imagine IT Engineering Camp Introduces Girl Scouts to STEM
The University of Arizona College of Engineering, in partnership with Girls Scouts of Southern Arizona, held the first-ever Imagine IT, a summer engineering camp for girls that is designed around search and rescue scenarios. The idea behind the camp was to get girls interested in the STEM disciplines -- science, technology, math and engineering.
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
Animals in Yellowstone
Fourth- and fifth-graders develop number sense and meaning for large numbers by estimating how many bison, elk, and pronghorn they saw on a field trip to Yellowstone National Park. Students debate and justify their estimates verbally and in writing. NCTM standards: number sense and numeration, estimation, problem solving, connections.
Introduction to Music Theory
This course introduces the basic concepts and terms needed to discuss melody and harmony. It is intended for teens or adults with no background in music theory but some familiarity with reading common notation and playing an instrument (or singing). Concepts covered include interval, major and minor keys and scales, triads and chords.
Top 10 Classes at USC: Students Pick Their Favorite Classes
Get the most out of your USC education with these student-recommended courses. For scheduling information and for a list of more great "courses of interest," check out the Schedule of Classes at www.usc.edu/soc.
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
Pumped storage for renewable energy
www.wrl.unsw.edu.au Storing renewable energy has always been a challenge but UNSW water engineers have refined a solution involving existing hydroelectricity technology and dam infrastructures. Pumped storage requires two connected reservoirs. Water is pumped to an elevated reservoir using renewable energy and released during peak demand times, when those renewables are offline, to drive a turbine and rapidly generate hydroelectricity. Professor Bill Peirson, the Director of the UNSW Water Res
Psych 9A: Psychology Fundamentals This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog Where next for public health in the era of austerity? Richard Shell, "Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success" Quotation Marks How to Use Quotation Marks
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
What is Success? Success, both in one's career and in life, can be difficult to measure and even harder to define. This compelling event features Professor G. Richard Shell, one of the world's top business school professors, the originator of the popular "Success Course" at the Wharton School, and the author of the award-winning Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success. Professor Shell will challenge you to investigate two deeply personal questions: * How do I define succes
In this animated video Penny demonstrates quotation marks, the punctuation used when a person is quoted word for word. She is interrupted by Dark Marker, who has sent them a clue as to where he is hiding
VideoJug present you with a simple guide on how to properly use
quotation marks in your English writing. This great film will show you
everything you need to know about quotation marks including when and where to use them and use of double or single quotation marks.
This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
Richard Shell, "Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success"
How to Use Quotation Marks