Dance it Out! (Classroom Exercise)
Get students moving with this video for upper elementary (4-6) grades. The exercises do not take up too much floor space and students can do the exercises at their desks. The music featured is fast-paced.(05:34)
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Presentación sobre la Música en la Alta Edad Media, con referencias a la Arquitectura y Pintura de la época.

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"Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness"
lown book coverA talk by Bernard Lown, MD. Physician, author, and Nobel Prize-winning peace activist Bernard Lown discusses his new memoir, "Prescription for Survival: A Doctor's Journey to End Nuclear Madness". The inventor of the defibrillator, Dr. Lown was also a peace and anti-nuclear activist, participating in the founding of Physicians for Social Responsibility in 1960
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21W.765J Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course explores the properties of non-linear, multi-linear, and interactive forms of narratives as they have evolved from print to digital media. Works covered in this course range from the Talmud, classics of non-linear novels, experimental literature, early sound and film experiments to recent multi-linear and interactive films and games. The study of the structural properties of narratives that experiment with digression, multiple points of view, disruptions of time, space, and of storyl
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Overview of the UMBS Research Gateway
By: kkwaiser A brief introduction to the University of Michigan Biological Station's Research Gateway - an information management system used for archiving research data.
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"Beyond the Code: Custom, Law, and Colonialism"
south asiaA talk by Neeladri Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University. From the South Asia Seminar.
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"Environmental Challenges Across Asia - Q & A"
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, two countries with rapidly growing economies, increasing levels of personal consumption, and serious ecological problems. Southeast As
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"Growth: Evidence and Sources" - Session 1 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America"
nicolini posterA three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
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"Reading 'Legitimation Crisis' in Tehran"
wbh logoA talk by Danny Postel, Senior Editor of openDemocracy, an online global magazine of politics & culture. The Iran depicted in the headlines is a rogue state ruled by ever-more-defiant Islamic fundamentalists. Yet inside the borders, an unheralded transformation of a wholly different political bent is occurring. A "liberal renaissance," as one Iranian thinker terms it, is emerging in Iran, a
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"Human Rights and the Arts: Guantanamo in the Theater"
gillian slovo posterA talk by Gillian Slovo, co-author of the play "Guantanamo: 'Honor-Bound to Defend Freedom.'" South African-born Gillian Slovo has published a family memoir and ten novels, including Ice Road, which was short-listed for the Orange Prize. From the Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Ser
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Ahmed Kathrada on his "Memoirs"
wbh logoAhmed Kathrada is a contemporary of Nelson Mandela's and was a co-accused in the Rivonia Trial which sentenced Mr. Mandela and the others to life imprisonment. "Memoirs" chronicles his life as a political activist. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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"Media and the Making of the Modern State"
don wyclifrLecture by Don Wycliff, Chicago Tribune Public Editor; from the 2005 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators.







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"Global Chicago, pt. 5"
wbh logoA talk by Richard C. Longworth, executive director of the CCFR's Global Chicago Center. In collaboration with The Global Chicago Center of The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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"Global Chicago, pt. 3"
wbh logoA talk by William Testa, vice president, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In collaboration with The Global Chicago Center of The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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Latin American Business Conference: "Sustained Growth in Latin America: Key Lessons From Chile"
CLAS logoLecture by Pedro Aspe, Protego, former Finance Minister of Mexico; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
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"Mexico: Problems of a New Democracy"
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"The Making of Chechen Terrorists: The Clash of Forces and Discourses"
wbh logoA talk by Georgi Derluguian, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University; introduced by Ronald Grigor Suny, Professor of Political Science and History, U. of Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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Beatrix Potter-The Flopsy Bunnies
This is a cute version of Beatrix Potter's The Flopsy Bunnies with cute graphics. The story is read aloud with words on screen. Each word is highlighted as it is read. 
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Dominique Decherf: "The Future of Transatlantic Alliances"
A talk by Dominique Decherf, Consul General of France. From the Rethinking America in the Middle East Series, presented by: International House Global Voices Program, the Norman Wait Harris Fund of the Center for International Studies, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Human Rights Program
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The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture through Books
As part of the Library's celebration of a thousand years of the Persian book, Hirad Dinavari discusses Persian literary humanism and how Persian culture was spread through books. Speaker Biography: Hamid Dabashi is the Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He received a dual Ph.D. in Sociology of Culture and Islamic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University. He wrote
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