Alzheimer’s Disease: Realizing the Promise of Molecular Medicine
In 1906, when Alois Alzheimer first described the disease that bears his name, it was a rarity; life expectancy in the US was around 50 years, and few people lived long enough to develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But as life expectancies have risen around the world, AD has become vastly more prevalent, and it is now one of the m
Turkey shoots down Syrian plane
Turkey's armed forces shoot down a Syrian plane after it crosses into Turkish airspace. Gavino Garay reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation fo
7.3 Systematic approaches
Diagrams, mind-maps, tables, graphs, time lines, flow charts, sequence diagrams, decision trees: all can be used to organise thought. This unit will introduce you to a variety of thinking skills. Asking and answering questions is at the heart of high-quality thinking. Questions naturally arise from the desire to know and learn about things and may be the starting point for a journey of understanding.
France uncorks lastest Beaujolais
Wine enthusiasts around France celebrate the latest round of Beaujolais Nouveau wine, released every year on the third Thursday of November.
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Improving Literacy of Low-Achieving Pupils (March 2001)
A report on a project to devise teaching strategies to improve the literacy of low-achieving pupils at Key Stage 2
Eva Holtby Lecture: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Acclaimed literary critic Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., this year's distinguished speaker, presents The Image of the African in Western Art. Dr. Gates is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the Director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University and now the host of the PBS television mini-series African American Lives. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the
Ancient Warriors - Sioux
This 25 minute video does an excellent job of showing how the Sioux used the environment and their culture to dominate the plains. Some scenes may be too dramatic for younger students. Shows how the American troop massacred them after the Battle of Little Big Horn.
lo spazio dei musei
Il museo è il luogo dove il tempo si “accumula”, insieme luogo di tutti i tempi e, in progetto, fuori dal tempo, perché gli elementi in esso raccolti (in tempi eterocliti) sono le gettanti di una determinata weltanschauung, memoria fondativa da trasmettere alle generazioni future e quindi, teoricamente, permanenti (tempo eterno).,The museum is the place where the time is “accumulated", but, also, place of every time and, in project, out of the time, because his elements (accumulated in
Women in Islamic Societies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Women in Islamic Societies" in the Program in Arabic and Middle East Studies. This course serves as a broad survey of women's and gender issues within the contexts of multiple societies in the Islamic world. The first half of the semester will concentrate on the historical position of women in Islamic societies, defined by the normative values of Islam and by cultural traditions and norms that were sometimes at odd
Dante in Translation
The course is an introduction to Dante and his cultural milieu through a critical reading of The Divine Comedy and selected minor works (Vita nuova, Convivio, De vulgari eloquentia, Epistle to Cangrande). An analysis of Dante's autobiography, the Vita nuova, establishes the poetic and political circumstances of the Comedy's composition. Readings of Inferno, Purgatorio and Paradiso seek to situate Dante's work within the intellectual and social context of the late Middle Ages, with special attent
Discover Physics is a conceptual physics textbook intended for students in a nonmathematical one-semester general-education course.
The paper discusses mathematical form generation as an academic methodology to develop new approaches to architectural design. The academic design studio ?Math objects? investigates the relationship between complex 3d-surfaces and mathematics in order to expand the formal repertoire of architecture. It claims that the process of form generation can be seen as an autonomous entity, which is independent from an overall strategy or any a priori meaning. Architecture has always originated from a co
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Legatum Lecture:Redefining Business in Africa with Dr. James Mwangi Under the stewardship of Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Bank challenged conventional banking wisdom and redefined their business model to focus on microfinance and low-income consumers. Employing innovative approaches to collateral, credit assessments and branding, the company has gained international recognition as a leading bank in East Africa. Equity Bank is now one of the most profitable companies on the Kenyan Stock Exchange.
Under the stewardship of Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Bank challenged conventional banking wisdom and redefined their business model to focus on microfinance and low-income consumers. Employing innovative approaches to collateral, credit assessments and branding, the company has gained international recognition as a leading bank in East Africa. Equity Bank is now one of the most profitable companies on the Kenyan Stock Exchange.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Airplane
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm are building a model airplane. Airplanes fly high in sky and take you here and there. Pilots know how to control all the gadgets. Flaps are on tails and wings and help move airplane. This is a great teaching resource for an elementary classroom and/or for special education students. This would work in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers. Students will enjoy this video (1:06).
TechEd Countdown Show - The One about the Bag and Restaurants It's lucky episode 13 of the TechEd Countdown show and we are just 7 weeks away from TechEd North America in Houston May 12-15th. This weeks show kicks off with another visit to the forums where Joey and Rick discuss the question asking "When should I arrive and depart Houston?" Next up Joey has absconded with the sample of the TechEd 2014 attendee b
It's lucky episode 13 of the TechEd Countdown show and we are just 7 weeks away from TechEd North America in Houston May 12-15th. This weeks show kicks off with another visit to the forums where Joey and Rick discuss the question asking "When should I arrive and depart Houston?"
Next up Joey has absconded with the sample of the TechEd 2014 attendee b
How to Calculate Molecular Weight
This is a six-minute video tutorial about calculating molecular weight. The instructor uses a whiteboard to calculate the weight of h2o.
This video segment from NOVA: "The Shape of Things" charts the development of a duck embryo, from its earliest stages just after fertilization, through cell replication and differentiation, to the final stage, emergence from the protection of the eggshell. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:43.