Taking Nintendo's Mario up a notch
July 11 - Nintendo says its classic mascot Mario will lead the way this holiday season, as it adapts classic titles to its newest technologies. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Hila Ofek, harp
"From Safed to Jerusalem" - A Concert of Jewish Soul Music, Yad Vashem The Spring - Alphonse Hasselmans Hila Ofek, harp On August 24, 2011, a concert of Jewish soul music was held in Yad Vashem's Valley of the Communities. "From Safed to Jerusalem — A Concert of Jewish Soul Music" was held in the presence of hundreds of Holocaust survivors, their families and friends of Yad Vashem from Israel and abroad
"The Cycle of Poverty": Mexican-American Migrant Farmworkers Testify before Congress
In the early 20th century, large-scale commercial agriculture displaced family farms, tenant farmers, and sharecroppers. Hand labor, however, remained more cost effective for harvesting certain fruits and vegetables. Farmworkers under this new system were hired only for seasonal work and had to travel frequently. The migratory experience left these workers--primarily Mexicans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Filipinos÷permanent outsiders and vulnerable to exploitation,
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 5: Credit Management
This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson describes funding possibilities, the process for sourcing funds, the measures that should be taken to ensure effective utilization of funds, repayment procedures.
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1998
Stratospheric Ozone level for September 30, 1998.
Internet Safety - Quiz
Are you Web wise?
1 Migrants and borders These videos look at the issue of ‘gating’ in the context of border control policies and practices concerning international migrants. You will come across ideas of inclusion and exclusion, and how these relate to internal as well as external borders. The external border on which part of the video focuses is in southern Spain, where the experiences of African migrants are explored and forms of border control identified. These experiences are related to the UK where bordering is explor
These videos look at the issue of ‘gating’ in the context of border control policies and practices concerning international migrants. You will come across ideas of inclusion and exclusion, and how these relate to internal as well as external borders. The external border on which part of the video focuses is in southern Spain, where the experiences of African migrants are explored and forms of border control identified. These experiences are related to the UK where bordering is explor
The second floor of Kansas' capitol features a pantheon of our state's heroes in stone. In this segment we consider four small busts related to this massive installation.
Emotions and calls
Birds use different calls to understand each other. Birds can give distress calls and other calls to let other birds know how they feel. Similarly, humans can detect how other humans feel by the tone of voice they use. They can use their hearing abilities to assess the emotions and moods of others.
Ecosystem Roles: Consumers
Animals can be classified as consumers, producers, or decomposers. Consumers are animals that consume other organisms because they cannot make their own energy. These organisms give the consumer energy as they are broken down by the consumer.
Christie Clark gets serenaded for Earth Day
Students from University Highlands elementary school performed an Earth Day song for B.C. premier Christy Clark in the Djavad Mowafaghian Courtyard at Blusson Hall. BC premier Christy Clark was at SFU Burnaby to announce funding for a new neighbourhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain. This district energy system will provide heat for the whole campus plus future homes in the UniverCity sustainable community. It will also replace SFU's aging boilers and help reduce 80 per cent of the school's
ED: The Milibands and the making of a Labour leader [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mehdi Hasan, James Macintyre | Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. Mehdi Hasan and James Macintyre's book, ED: The Milibands and the making of a Labour leader, reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backdrop of tragedy and with a prominent Marxist thinker for a father. ED follows his coming of age at Oxford, his election to Parliament and asks whether the pressures of being Labour p
NASA: STS-118 Launch
Endeavor heads toward the International Space Station with teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan aboard. For larger resolution and downloads see: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/
Elements - Quiz
What you did and didn't know about elements.
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Dementia patients' oral hygiene benefits from researched techniques
"Poor oral health can lead to pneumonia and cardiovascular disease as well as periodontal disease," said Rita A. Jablonski, even though these illnesses are not usually associated with the mouth. According to Jablonski, assistant professor of nursing, Penn State, persons with dementia resist care when they feel threatened. In general, these patients cannot care for themselves and need help. Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges
Building My Pyramid