Will the Real Cinderella Please Stand Up?
Students learn that folk stories can be told in many ways and learn to write their own Cinderella story and script according to their own gender or culture. They also become aware of the steps that are necessary to make a film as they learn the various parts that go into the process.
Modeling Research Skills
The fifth lesson in the Family, History and Memory module centers on developing students' research skills. Using the book The Diary of Anne Frank as a starting point, it guides students through the necessary steps for conducting good-quality research and developing a subsequent presentation. Students work as a group to develop their presentation. The lessons can be delivered as a module or as individual units.
Lewis and Clark: Mapping the West
This site features maps of the famous expedition. The Corps of Discovery collected 30 maps from Indians, trappers, and traders, and prepared 140 maps -- most of them drawn or compiled by Clark. The website shows the King map (created for the expedition) and the first map displaying their geographical discoveries. Descriptions of expedition members, life on the trail, and help provided by Indian tribes are included.
The role of diagnosis in counselling and psychotherapy
This unit explores the role of diagnosis in the treatment of mental health problems. It considers the history of our current understandings of 'mental health' and 'illness' with focus on the concepts of anxiety and depression, and looks at potential gains and losses in using diagnostic labels in counselling and pyschotherapy.
Building Molecular Models of DNA, Protein, and Lipids
Molecular models of DNA, protein (alpha-helix and beta-pleated sheet), and lipids are built to scale. With a minimum of scientific jargon, these laboratory exercises effectively display the important aspects of three-dimensional shape and spatial orientation that are poorly presented in textbook illustrations and demonstrate how the shape of molecules and weak chemical associations like hydrogen bonds and hydrophobic/hydrophilic interactions combine to form the macromolecular associations fundam
Plant Hormones: Bioassay for Gibberellin
This simple assay makes use of the ability of the plant hormone GA3 to induce starch breakdown in the endosperm of a barley seed from which the embryo has been removed. The effect of the hormone is clear and repeatable. This exercise can be used in introductory biology courses to demonstrate a basic plant process, or can be modified and used to investigate more sophisticated questions in a developmental biology course.
AIRS Volumetric Cloud Data (Fly In)
This visualization shows Aqua-AIRS simulated volumetric cloud data for September 13, 1999. The data was created using the Finite Volume Community Climate Model (FVCCM). Temperature and cloud data sets were match rendered for cross dissolves in post production. This visualization was created as a part of the Aqua prelaunch package.
Some Crazy Magic: Meeting Harry Smith who compiled the Anthology of American Folk Music
An Animated interpretation of John Cohen's first meeting
with Harry Smith, the experimental filmmaker and animator who compiled the Anthology of American Folk Music, the most influential music collection in American history. Done for the American Standard Time. (03:35)
RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: The re-invention of the Kurdishness through the transnational Kurdish m
This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fifth Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre on Wednesday 9 November 2011.
A Brief History of the Catholic Church
A brief history of the Catholic Church from Pentecost till today in the style of "The History Channel" or "The Discovery Channel."
Thomas W. Uhde, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Thomas W. Uhde, M.D. He is the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, the Executive Director of the Institute of Psychiatry and the Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute. Dr.Uhde is Board Certified in Psychiatry.
Passing Notes to Exchange Ideas
Lesson ObjectivePass notes to share ideas about a quotation and generate discussion. Questions to ConsiderHow does this strategy help students build on each other's ideas?What about this strategy helps students participate in the follow-up class discussion?How could you use this idea with a variety of concepts?
Veterans face job hunt
Jan 6 - Veterans, faced with the same tough jobs market as all job hunters, get some help from companies and government programs. Jill Bennett reports.
Trouble for NYSE, D. Boerse deal
Jan 10 - European anti-competitive regulators are prepared to block the $9 billion merger of Germany's Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Commemorating 20 Years of the JR East Fellowship A special event on Oct. 13, 2011 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the East Japan Railway Company Professorship at MIT — which is currently held by Engineering Systems Division Interim Director Joseph Sussman. The event included remarks from Sussman, JR East Vice Chairman Masaki Ogata, and Claude Canizares, MIT's vice president for research and associate provost. Sussman provided some historical cont
A special event on Oct. 13, 2011 celebrated the 20th anniversary of the East Japan Railway Company Professorship at MIT — which is currently held by Engineering Systems Division Interim Director Joseph Sussman. The event included remarks from Sussman, JR East Vice Chairman Masaki Ogata, and Claude Canizares, MIT's vice president for research and associate provost.
Sussman provided some historical cont
21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices (MIT)
This course is a creative, hands-on exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to live electronics performance and improvisation, including basic analog instrument design, computer synthesis programming, and hardware and software interface design.
Sound of Saturn's Rings
The above recording was made by the Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981, as it passed close to Saturns rings. It was created as dust from the rings was hitting the radio antenna. (02:00)
@Google Presents Greg Koch: Stone Brewing Co.
Greg Koch is the CEO and Co-Founder of Stone Brewing Co. Since its inception in 1996, Stone Brewing Co. has been the fastest growing brewery in the country—Beer lovers gravitate to its unique line-up which includes favorites such as Stone IPA and Arrogant Bastard Ale. This insider's guide focuses on the history of Stone Brewing Co., and shares homebrew recipes for many of its celebrated beers including Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine, Stone Smoked Porter, and Stone 12th Anniversary Bitter Choco
161: Fortis Healthcare: Moving beyond India
Healthcare needs are almost desperate in many parts of Asia and one company is ambitiously ramping up its services across the region.