Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
"Why is the Rose So Pale" by Heinrich Heine (poetry reading)
Why do poets' romances always end so disastrously? What woman could tolerate such intensity of feeling for long? For relationships to work there has to be equity: both sides have to believe that its a fair deal. Each has to take on some of the duties and responsibilities of the other. A relationship will break down when one of the parties invests too little - or too much. Too much attention is, if anything, worse than too little. Love can be so strong that it overwhelms the beloved. T
Amoretti "My Love is like to ice, and I to fire" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Edmund observes that love contradicts the First Law of Thermodynamics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics What follows is not mine - it's a translation of Alfred Adler: Love, with its fulfilment, marriage, is the most intimate to devotion toward a partner of the other sex, expressed in physical attraction, in comradeship, and in the decision to have children. It can easily be shown that love and marriage are one side of cooperation -- not a cooperation for the welfare of two
Authors@Google: Dan Sinker
Dan Sinker, author of the satirical @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed, sits down with Google's Brian Fitzpatrick to talk about the logistics of real-time storytelling, the unexpected growth of the anonymous account, and the media attention that followed Sinker's 'outing'. Dan Sinker teaches in the journalism department at Columbia College Chicago where he focuses on entrepreneurial journalism and the mobile web. He is the author of the popular @MayorEmanuel twitter account and is the creator of the el
Taller de introducción a la electrónica creativa
Taller impartido el 04/07/2014 en AulaBlog 2014 (Barcelona). Vamos a trabajar de una manera creativa y experimental las áreas científico-técnicas de electricidad y electrónica fomentando el pensamiento, la deducción y el aprendizaje basado en proyectos proyectos.
21L.512 American Authors: American Women Authors (MIT)
This subject, cross-listed in Literature and Women's Studies, examines a range of American women authors from the seventeenth century to the present. It aims to introduce a number of literary genres and styles- the captivity narrative, slave novel, sensational, sentimental, realistic, and postmodern fiction- and also to address significant historical events in American women's history: Puritanism, the American Revolution, industrialization and urbanization in the nineteenth century, the Har
POP-up for dummies Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier …
Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier …
The Olympic Logos
This is a slideshow of the logos of The Summer Olympic Games (1896-2016) and The Winter Olympics (1924-2014). Video is interesting to see how the logos have progressed over time and to see the various logos depending upon where the Olympic Games were being held. This movie is set to music and shows pictures. (5:00)
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
Interactive simulation, formulae for sine, cosine and tangent
Acquisition of Welsh syntax
This resource is available via the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website, and can be downloaded as a zipped file in AIFF format. It is necessary to apply for approval from the OTA before download, and a link is provided to the terms and conditions of use, and a form to apply for permission. The project aims to gather a substantial corpus of natural speech from children in the early stages of acquisition of Welsh as a first language, and consists of weekly tapes of 30-45 minutes over 9 months. The
Guide to the Records of Leonard P. Kane Relating to the Appraisal of Properties for Proposed Nike Mi
This collection contains the property appraisal records of Leonard P. Kane, appraiser, for private property to be used by the United States Army for the building of twelve Nike air defense missile bases surrounding Pittsburgh, PA, 1954-1958.
Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.
21F.084J Introduction to Latin American Studies (MIT)
This course is designed as an introduction to Latin American politics and society for undergraduates at MIT. No background on the region is required. Overall workload (reading, writing, class participation, and examinations) is similar to that of other HASS-D courses. Many of the themes raised here are covered in greater detail in other courses: 21F.020J (New World Literature), 21F.716 (Introduction to Contemporary Hispanic Literature), 21F.730 (Twentieth and Twentyfirst-Century Spanish American
CHIN 201-01, Intermediate Chinese, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.,In addition to the same objectives for the first year, this course aims at improving students’ aural-oral skills to achieve fluency and comprehension, further developing their proficiency in reading for understanding, and enhancing their ability to write in Chinese and to translate from Chinese into English and vice versa. At the end of the year course students should be able to read authentic mater
BIOL 460-01, Internship in Biology, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.
"Reflections on Argentina" - Session 3 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin America" (video)
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human
NASA | Afterschool Universe: Supernova Ball Bounce
Afterschool Universe is an out-of-school-time astronomy program for middle-school students that explores basic astronomy concepts through engaging hands-on activities and then takes participants on a journey through the Universe beyond the Solar System.
These videos are designed for instructors using the Afterschool Universe program. They are designed to give a better understanding of the assembly, technique, and layout of some of the more complicated demonstrations. (01:33)
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