The Creature from Planet X: An Anatomist Looks at Science Fiction
In this Great TextBig Questions (GIPCA) lecture, an anatomist looks at science fiction. Professor Alan Morris of UCTŐs Department of Human Biology explores how science fiction movies like Avatar to paint a picture of a possible anatomical reality. Morris, who is both a physical anthropologist and an archaeologist, describes himself as Ňa self-confessed science fiction special effects junky.Ó The movie Avatar had a profound effect on him, Ňthe writer/director had not just created a world full
Survival Phrases #32 - Asking for Permission in Spain
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, or vacation to a Spanish-speaking country. When traveling [...]
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Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think
On the Same Page: Voices of Berkeley keynote event Moderated by Geoff Nunberg Panelists: Scholars Lera Boroditsky and Lily Wong Fillmore; author and Cal alumna Maxine Hong Kingston; actor and Cal alumnus John Cho. http://onthesamepage.berkeley.edu
Sharing a passion for literature
Johns Hopkins alumna Elissa Brent Weissman is a published children's author that takes her books and her love of literature into Baltimore City elementary schools to inspire kids to be life-long readers and writers
Simile or Metaphor?
What is the difference between a simile and metaphor? Answering that question is the goal of this student-created video. Metaphors are direct comparisons; similes use like or as to make the comparison. Shakespeare's famous metaphor," All the world is a stage," is used as an example. ( 1:24)
ISS Update - Sept. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 19, 2011.
In het bos Werkbundel over het bos waarin volgende onderwerpen aan bod komen:
Werkbundel over het bos waarin volgende onderwerpen aan bod komen:
Stem verloren : Drama Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
Leerlingen voeren verschillende opdrachtjes uit waarbij ze niet mogen spreken.
War on climate change
In this podcast - Going to war for the environment? Dr Matthew Humphrey, Reader in Political Philosophy assesses a controversial theory by Australian academic Professor Robyn Eckersley. Professor Eckersley is among a group of experts who believe that military intervention may be reasonably used to protect natural resources.
Thinking about dyslexia
These documents are part of the Thinking about Dyslexia website which was produced by Academic Support. The website is intended to support our staff by providing a resource about dyslexia and by highlighting the good practice amongst teaching staff which our students have found helpful. One of our aims is to demonstrate that some elements of what is good practice for all work extremely well for dyslexic students and therefore st
Politics in 60 seconds. Passive revolution
Dr Adam Morton defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on passive revolution as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Adam Morton, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Adam Morton is a Senior Lecturer and Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice (CSSGJ) in the School of Politic
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underes
De Gaulle's Republic 1958 - 1969
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010, This module examines the founding first decade of the Fifth Republic by focusing principally, though not exclusively, on the personality and political ideas of Charles de Gaulle. It begins by examining his emergence as the providential leader of the Resistance, to the frustrations of the Liberation and his thwarted plans for the constitutional renaissance of France, through the
Lecture 7, September 20
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A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
Africa, the Mideast, and the Terminator Line
This video sequence was created using a series of still images taken onboard the International Space Station on August 21, 2011, from 14:12:10 to 14:43:48 GMT. In this video, you can clearly see as the ISS passes over central Africa through the desert and northeastward to Egypt and the Nile delta.
Jewish Parties and Movements in Interwar Vilna: Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
Holocaust survivors from Vilna speak about Jewish parties and youth movements in Vilna before the Holocaust: activities, friendship and Zionist ideology. This Video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Vilna", click here to enter: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/vilna/before/movements_and_parties.asp
Animals in the Tundra
This is a short clip that shows various animals that live in the tundra region. (0:21)
This unit teaches students how and why engineers design satellites to benefit life on Earth as well as allows students an opportunity to explore motion, rockets and rocket motion. Students discover that the motion of all objects including the flight of a rocket and even the movement of a canoe is governed by Newton's three laws of motion. Space exploration is a huge consideration for aerospace engineers, and this unit introduces students to the challenges of getting into space for the purpose of