Breakingviews: Germany could live with eurobills...just
June 7 - Pooling together short-term debt could help weak countries, without incurring the risk of moral hazard, says Breakingviews.
Breakingviews: Nasdaq burned again by Facebook
June 7 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie talk about how Nasdaq chief Bob Greifeld's attempt to resolve the Facebook IPO mess only reignited anger directed at the exchange.
The Bottom Line - Looking Back: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops
A world-renowned expert on the ecological impacts and management of genetically engineered crops, University of Arizona professor Yves Carrière presented the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the sustainability impacts of genetically engineered crops in the United States. He also discussed the scientific record from the global use of herbicide- and insect-resistant crops, which were designed to reduce the use of pesticides, improve yields and provide economic benefits
Dunk Tank: Liquid Volume (Interactive Game)
Dunk Tank is a math-themed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and students compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 15-30 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacher-led instruction. In this interac
Durer, The Four Apostles, 1526
This video provides some insight into the subjects shown in Albrecht Dürer's, The Four Apostles, oil on wood, 1526 (Alte Pinakothek, Munich) . It explains the art techniques used. Best used in an art or religion class. (10:08)
Sentence Structure: How to Write a Memorable Sentence І The Great Courses
" Recently, I asked the students in my Prose Style class to think of memorable first sentences from novels. The results were actually a little disappointing..." This is how the professor starts this short lecture. This video was created for college students, but high school students can gain knowledge from this excellent video. (08:32)
River Trent - The Derbyshire and Leicestershire Trent
Continuing the journey from source to sea
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DNA: The Human Body Recipe
As a class, students work through an example showing how DNA provides the "recipe" for making our body proteins. They see how the pattern of nucleotide bases (adenine, thymine, guanine, cytosine) forms the double helix ladder shape of DNA, and serves as the code for the steps required to make genes. They also learn some ways that engineers and scientists are applying their understanding of DNA in our world.
In this lesson students will use a consumable manipulative to understand percent, fraction and decimal conversions. They will also collect data on a teacher produced spreadsheet while using a computer generated spreadsheet to make conversions.
Churchill's Secret Bunkers
During World War II, a secret network of tunnels was built under London to keep Churchill's communications lines intact. In this video clip, learn more about Churchill’s secret underground bunkers during the German air raids. (3:47)
AICGS At Issue Interview: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
AICGS Executive Director Jack Janes and Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former Minister for Economic Affairs and Defense Minister for Germany, to discuss the common challenges facing Germany and the United States in today's global agenda.
Dia de los Muertos (en español)
Aquí tienen un video sobre el Día de Los Muertos en Santa Ana, CA. El video enseña ofrendas, comida, y cosas importantes de este día. Alomejor sería útil para un ejemplo auténtico de gente celebrando la vida de sus seres queridos. (2:38)
Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 - Smart History at Khan Academy
NOTE: Front Female Nudity. Bernini, Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 (Galleria Borghese, Rome) Voices: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (03:04)
6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation (MIT)
6.831/6.813 examines human-computer interaction in the context of graphical user interfaces. The course covers human capabilities, design principles, prototyping techniques, evaluation techniques, and the implementation of graphical user interfaces. Deliverables include short programming assignments and a semester-long group project. Students taking the graduate version also have readings from current literature and additional assignments.
Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
Christopher Kleihege “Wish You Were Here” Photography Lecture
Since 2006, Christopher Kleihege has been photographing Caral, the “oldest centre of civilization” in the Western Hemisphere. The massive pyramids, plazas, and other constructions sit nestled in the foothills of the Peruvian Andes, and their discovery is beginning to challenge our understandings of early modern man. Christopher gave a compelling talk about his work in [...]
Making it happen through commitments
In the third of a four part series Don Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with Marcel Telles of InBev about 'closing the gap between strategy and execution'
Isaac Newton (HD 1080p)
English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. (53:44)