D.H.S Secretary Janet Napolitano-Compton Lecture
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Noam Chomsky - UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011
Professor Noam Chomsky, UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011 - Contours of global order: Domination, stability, security in a changing world. Playlist of lecture excerpts: http://bit.ly/dKk2qY Further links: Blog post on the event: http://bit.ly/hwklig Professor Chomsky's MIT page: http://bit.ly/gon5cT
Interview with Radmilla Cody on Talkingfeather Radio
Recently Radmilla Cody spent some time talking with Penny Gamble-Williams and her husband Thunder on their show Talking Feather Radio on BlogTalkRadio.com. Listen to this wonderful interview where she talks about her experiences as being a biracial girl growing up on the Navajo Reservation and later being chosen as the first biracial Miss Navajo Nation. She was selected as one of NPR's Great Voices and will be performing at the Eiteljorg Museum on March 19. In addition, the museum will screen a
The American Civil War
A 7:44 minute video that uses old photographs and graphics to explain the war. The video does not offer enough explanation to stand alone. The images might be of value to show the culture.
2.4.2 Ecological restoration
This unit considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. Caring for an environment compromising the natural world and ensuring accountability for harm or wrong done to the environment.
6.096 Introduction to C++ (MIT)
This is a fast-paced introductory course to the C++ programming language. It is intended for those with little programming background, though prior programming experience will make it easier, and those with previous experience will still learn C++-specific constructs and concepts. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week term at MIT that runs from the first week of January until the end of the month.
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Spanier responds to budget proposal
Penn State President Graham Spanier testifies before Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee (3-16-11), and responds to reporters' questions afterward.
The Tiniest Things Matter - Earth Day
This inspirational video shows various images of our beautiful Earth along with water, air, and land pollution. Soothing music and nature sounds play in the background. The video could be used as an introduction or to trigger a discussion on Earth Day. "Play your part. Even the tiniest things matter. One deed today and every other day makes a whole lot of difference." (02:14)
How to Make a Glossary
Making a glossary is helpful both to define confusing words as well as
to provide a pronunciation key to help young readers sound out difficult words. Keeping a a running log of words to include in a glossary while writing is stressed in this 1:42 long video.
40th Anniversary Alumni Panel: "The Economy"
Alumni Panel: "The Economy", Discussion Led By Professor Robert Reich As the School enters its 40th year, we are very excited to celebrate the accomplishments and impact our alumni have made to the field of public policy by convening a series of panels focused on discussing contemporary public policy issues. These panels will feature alumni experts, with discussion led by a GSPP faculty member. The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy http://gspp.berkeley.edu
Introducing the "Universe of Obligation" - Middle School
Before her students read The Children of Willesden Lane, a sixth-grade social studies teacher in Memphis, TN introduces them to the concept of the “Universe of Obligation.” Students compare how they feel about people who are near the center of their universe—family and friends—with those who lie farther out. (11:37)
Introducing the "Universe of Obligation" - High School
In New York City, a high school history teacher asks students to discuss the reasons they sometimes choose not to act when they witness a wrong. Each student defines a personal Universe of Obligation, and the class reflects on how events like September 11th and Hurricane Katrina have altered our Universe of Obligation as a nation. (12:34)
Asthma is the number one reason of admission to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Know what warning signs to look for and asthma triggers to avoid. In this informative video, adults will learn warning signs of asthma and its triggers. This is a good teaching resource for anyone working or around children including teachers, parents, caregivers, and babysitters. (2:10)
4.1 Introduction Annual costs to employers from accidental injury and occupational illness are on the order of 5–10 per cent of the gross profits of UK industry. The total social cost, including the cost of benefits and National Health hospitalisation and treatment, make this a truly staggering drain on the nation's coffers! 4.7: Quartiles and the interquartile range History topics: Babylonian mathematics Exploring Leonardo POP Goes Antarctica? The future of energy, consumption
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
This website contains an overview of Babylonian mathematics, with links to in-depth analyses of Babylonian numerals and Pythagoras?s theorem in Babylonian mathematics. The history of zero covers Mesopotamia, Greece, India, the Mayan people in Central America, China, and Europe. Links also give access to bibliographies of mathematicians, such as Cardan, Ch'in, Bhaskara, and Brahmagupta. Examples of written numbers using the cuneiform symbols in the sexigesimal system are included. Other terms: al
This online exhibit on Leonardo da Vinci includes references and activities about both his scientific and artistic work. The site is divided into several sections, with each section offering background information about da Vinci, links to more in depth articles and classroom activities.
As students explore this Web site, they will learn how scientists work together to answer questions. This site follows several scientists to Antarctica where they are doing research on Persistent Organic Pollutants. A daily journal, glossary, and learning activities will help incorporate this into classroom lesson plans.
The consumption of energy is increasing at an ever-rising rate. This informational piece, part of a series about the future of energy, introduces students to the increasing energy demands of the nation and world. The article defines consumption for the students and discusses energy conservation. Students read that much of their energy consumption is shown to be energy wants, not necessarily energy needs. Thought-provoking questions afford students chances to reflect on what they've read about th
Annual costs to employers from accidental injury and occupational illness are on the order of 5–10 per cent of the gross profits of UK industry. The total social cost, including the cost of benefits and National Health hospitalisation and treatment, make this a truly staggering drain on the nation's coffers!
4.7: Quartiles and the interquartile range
History topics: Babylonian mathematics
POP Goes Antarctica?
The future of energy, consumption