The purpose of this video-based Fluency assessment of an eight ye
21L.003-1 Reading Fiction: Dysfunctional Families (MIT)
This course explores the form, content, and historical context of various works of fiction specifically through the thematic lens of "dysfunctional families." We will focus primarily on questions pertaining to the structure, language, story, and characters of these fictional works.
Counting 9 Objects
A classic Sesame Street cartoon song about a real martian beauty...a number 9 cutie. Very catchy song about counting 9 objects. (:57)
"Ecology, Human Rights, and Large Dam Projects in South Asia"
Kathleen Morrison is Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for International Studies, The University of Chicago.
There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, tw
Physics & Electromagnetism : Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune, which is made of hydrogen, helium and methane, with help from science teacher, Steve Jones, on planetary science.
Surface Conditions on Neptune
The surface of Neptune isn't very solid, being a gas giant, and the surface temperature is -225 degrees Celsius. Learn about the atmosphere of Neptune from a math and science teacher. (02:50)
Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
21F.223 Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation (MIT)
This course is designed for high-intermediate ESL students who need to develop better listening comprehension and oral skills, which will primarily be achieved by detailed instructions on pronunciation. Our focus will be on (1) producing accurate and intelligible English, (2) becoming more comfortable listening to rapidly spoken English, and (3) learning common expressions, gambits, and idioms used in both formal and informal contexts.
Sun's Magnetic Reversal - 2014
The sun's polarity is getting closer to flipping. The star's northern hemisphere's polarity has already reversed, and the southern hemisphere should follow suit soon, scientists say. Every 11 years or so, the two hemispheres of the sun reverse their polarity, creating a ripple effect that can be felt throughout the far reaches of the solar system. The sun is currently going through one of those flips in its cycle, scientists working at Stanford University's Wilcox Solar Observatory, which has mo
In Conversation with Joshua Rozenberg [Audio]
Speaker(s): Joshua Rozenberg | In this exclusive event, Joshua Rozenberg will answer your questions – tweet them to @LSELaw using #LSERozenberg. Joshua Rozenberg is Britain's best-known commentator on the law. In 2012 he was included by The Times in its independently-judged list of the UK's 100 most influential lawyers, the only journalist to feature in the Times Law 100. A decade after he left the BBC, Joshua returned in 2010 to present the popular Radio 4 series Law in Action, a programme he
11.360 Community Growth and Land Use Planning (MIT)
This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
2.6 Senses and communication …
Some of the most unusual and versatile of all the mammals are the groups that live, feed and reproduce underwater. In this unit we will see how these formerly land-based mammals adapted to a return to the water, discussing such challenges as breathing, movement and communication. This is the seventh unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization PT.3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called egyptians. There's informatiion stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period.Some questionable facts are given. Fairly old data.
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)
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