Rube Goldberg and the Meaning of Machines
Simple and compound machines are designed to make work easier. When we encounter a machine that does not fit this understanding, the so-called machine seems absurd. In this lesson, the cartoons of Rube Goldberg are introduced and engage the students in critical thinking about the way his inventions make a simple task even harder to complete. As the final lesson in the simple machines unit, the study of Rube Goldberg machines can help students evaluate the importance and usefulness of the many ma
Voor of tegen bioplastics?
you can follow an interview with a specialist about environmental issues
Práctica 10 A nivel de discurso: Reconocimiento de pausas
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
Harriet Beecher Stowe & "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
The story of the great anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a book that stirred the country against slavery just prior to the Civ...
TEDx McMaster U - Cybernetic Orchestra
Directed by Dr. David Ogborn
Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus)
Mice are omnivores and eat green plants and insects. However, snakes, owls, skunks, and coyotes prey on mice.
Klartext handlar i dag om att många människor har dödats efter stora tornado-stormar i USA. Vi berättar också om ett stort vulkan-utbrott på Island som kan göra det farligt att flyga med flygplan. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Thinking Brain"
If there is one thing that makes you different from other animals, it is your extraordinary ability to think. Like other thinking species, humans don't just react to the world as it is: We reflect on the past, imagine what could be, and then plan ways to make our thoughts become reality. Our brain's advanced outer layer, or cortex, enables us to remember past events and predict the future consequences of our actions before we make decisions. We can think about thinking, and use language to excha
Northeastern University Street Smarts: Apocalypse Edition
Our Street Smarts reporter asked Huskies how they would spend their last day if the world was ending tomorrow.
Topping Off the Brody Learning Commons
On May 9, 2011, members of the Hopkins community gathered on the south patio of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library to celebrate a milestone in the construction of the Brody Learning Commons.
Davis Ridley -- "The Southwest Airlines Success Model"
The mission of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is to support educational, research and outreach programs that promote entrepreneurial activity and economic development of the region, state and nation. The focus is on wealth creation through entrepreneurial activity.
The participants and organizers of the winter break program, Hack Harvard (HackH4rv4rd), share their experiences. School of Engineering and Applied Science
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
Good honest chocolate
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to understand a magazine article about honest trading. While carrying out this task you will be able to infer the meaning of unknown expressions and proverbs from the context. You will have to look for specific information on a fair trade label.
Pseudocode Examples for Control Structures
Pseudocode conventions and control structure examples of: if then else, case, while, for, do while and repeat until.
Manhunt for Jews in Odessa During the Holocaust
Naum Krimer, who was born in Odessa in 1928, testifies about the hunting down and murder of the Jews in Odessa during the Holocaust. Krimer describes how the Jews, including his parents and brother, were taken to an artillery depot in Dalnik, a suburb of Odessa, and were burnt alive there.
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Sensing Brain"
Wherever you go, whatever you do, the world stirs your senses. It is there in the sparkle of fireworks, the flavor of watermelon, the crack of a baseball bat and the scent of summer rain. Sensations like these may seem to come to you automatically. But you only perceive them thanks to an intricate chain reaction of signals inside your brain. The exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History from Saturday, November 20, until August 14, 2011, brin
"Writing About Race: Narratives of Multiraciality, Fall 2008"
" In this course we will read essays, novels, memoirs, and graphic texts, and view documentary and experimental films and videos which explore race from the standpoint of the multiracial. Examining the varied work of multiracial authors and filmmakers such as Danzy Senna, Ruth Ozeki, Kip Fulbeck, James McBride and others, we will focus not on how multiracial people are seen or imagined by the dominant culture, but instead on how they represent themselves. How do these authors approach issues of
Seven Wonders: The Taj Mahal (4:00)
One of the most beautiful buildings in the world is the subject of this four minute video. It features a tour and a history of the majestic and massiveTaj Mahal, the world famous mausoleum commissioned by Shah Jahan for his wife. Many interesting facts are provided.
Leçon 2 : Tentatives de définitions du film documentaire (partie 1 et 2)
Leçon 1 : définitions
Partie 1 : Tentatives de définition du film documentaire
- définir le documentaire occasionne un débat sans fin :
- est-ce simplement l’« interprétation créative de la réalité » ?
- le documentaire n’est pas un genre au sens des films de genre, caractérisés par leurs sujets ou leurs effets sur les spectateurs
- il a une généalogie, il évolue au cours de l’histoire
- il a une finalité particulière
Leçon 1 : définitions