Student Music Composition Memorializes Haitian Earthquake Victims
Duke University graduating senior Martin Connor wrote and staged an original musical score paying tribute to the victims and survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Guiding him in the process was Duke music professor Anthony Kelley. Learn more at http://music.duke.edu.
Breakingviews: Euro zone could still clash over Spanish banks
June 11 - Spain prepares to recieve up to €100bln in bailout funds, but strict conditions must be imposed to avoid wasting the money, says Breakingviews.
Chairman of Yad Vashem's Response to Graffiti Discovered at Yad Vashem
Chairman of Yad Vashem Avner Shalev responds to graffiti discovered on Yad Vashem's Campus Early in the morning of 11/6/2012, ten pieces of scathing graffiti in Hebrew were discovered in the open campus of Yad Vashem, a large part scrawled across the walls of the Warsaw Ghetto Square monument. The particularly disturbing slurs included poisonous attacks on Zionism. The main motif was that Zionism caused the Holocaust. "We are shocked and dazed by this callous expression of burning hatred agai
03.02 Visual Assignment
Turtle Diary - How to survey
This is an educational video teaching kids on surveying. In the video, the main character walks through a farm and counts all of the animals in the farm. He counts up to the number 7. This video would be good for students who are learning to count. The main character speaks slowly. (2:43)
How to Use "Tagxedo" (Tag Cloud with Style)
Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, or any other body of text - into a visually stunning tag cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. The words can be organized to look like images and personalized with colors and font choices. The site also allows blog posts or tweets into a tag cloud. This would be a great way to visualize content for a school website or student portfolio. The si
MIT Reunion 2012 Urban - Belcher Presentations given by Koch Institute Executive Director Robert Urban and Professor Angela Belcher in association with MIT 2012 programming.
Presentations given by Koch Institute Executive Director Robert Urban and Professor Angela Belcher in association with MIT 2012 programming.
Elizabeth Murray “Monet’s Passion” Photography & Garden Lecture
World-renowned author, photographer, painter and garden designer Elizabeth Murray spoke at Eastman House on Monet’s gardens in Giverny, which she helped to restore and has extensively photographed. Elizabeth shares what it was like to work in Giverny in the gardens, and insight into Monet’s life there.
USAWC Class of 2012 Seminar 1
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How to Use "EmbedIt.In"
Embed It In is a great site that allows teachers and students to easily upload any file to the free site and then embed it in their website or blog. Simple to use and very helpful when it comes to easily. distributing information on your web space. This is a great resource to help enhance technology in the classroom. (3:53)
One Minute Theater Lesson
In this interactive, students will view an animated lesson revealing a brief history of theater. They will discover the various types of theater that are found in different parts of the world, such as China, Japan and Indonesia.
Super Why… To the Rescue! (Interactive Game)
Play this Super WHY! game, Super Why…To the Rescue!, to practice sentence construction! Students will help Super Why catch the words to create a sentence and then have to decide what word fits in the missing spot of the sentence!
Water and Peace in Ivory Coast: Reconciliation After Civil War
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ivory-coast-water-management-peace-ethnic-violence After recent civil war divided Ivory Coast's communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace. As the Ivorian government struggles to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend communal divisions after the civil war, Ivory Coast communities are already working towards peace on one very important issue:
What Causes Water Shortages in Nigeria and Ghana?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/nigerias-water-and-sanitation-sector-leaks-and-plugs Every day, millions of people across West Africa experience water shortage, lacking access to clean, safe drinking water. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 1,000 people in the region, who are denied clean water access, die each day from illnesses related to unsafe water. Along with causing hygiene and sanitation issues, the water shortage is hampering development. In two of t
Learn about Human Body
This is a fun animated video is an overview to teach kids about the human body. Some vocabulary words incude: x-ray, bones, skeleton, scanner, cells, tissue, organs, brain, lungs, kidneys, heart, digestive system... (05:03)
Mighty Bikers from Concordia raise funds for children's hospital
http://concordia.ca/now Concordia volunteers took up the challenge to ride the 30-person Mighty Bike around town on June 12, 2012, to raise funds for the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation. So far this year, they've raised more than $16,000 that will go towards purchasing new state-of-the-art equipment for the hospital.
About Visualizing Cultures, part 3
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Adam, Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Adam is from Cheltenham, and is studying Modern and Medieval Languages (MML). In his 60 Second Impression, he talks about all the different opportunities to get involved in various activities, the community provided by the Collegia
Northwest PRECEDENT: My Tooth Hurts! Dentin Hypersensitivity
This study is presented by Joana Cunha-Cruz, DDS, PhD, research assistant professor at the University of Washington. She dicusses the prevalence, risk factors and treatments for dentin hypersensitivity. Watch the full series online at http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181