U.S. house prices not at "catastrophic" levels says Shiller
Dec. 27 - Yale University economist Robert Shiller says don't be depressed by the sharp fall in house prices in October's S&P/Case Shiller Index. He adds though expect a 1 percent decline in prices in 2012.
Healing the wounds in Nigeria
Dec. 27 - Victims of Nigeria's Christmas Day bombings recall the day as fears rise of more sectarian violence in Africa's most populous country. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women's Judo
A role model for women athletes of all ages and a native of Brooklyn, Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi speaks about her trailblazing entry into competitive judo at a time when women were prohibited from competition. Disguising herself as a man in order to compete, Rusty discusses the shift from her struggle as an outsider in a men's sport to a celebrated female pioneer, athlete, and the highest-ranking American woman in judo. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on Mar
Priests fight in Bethlehem church
Dec. 28 - Palestinian police restore order in the Church of the Nativity in Jesus's birthplace after scuffles erupt between Armenian and Greek Orthodox clergymen. Nick Rowlands reports.
Israeli bird radar technology promises clear skies for pilots
Dec. 28 - The Israeli airforce is using bird tracking radar technology to ensure safe aviation over Israeli skies, one of the busiest junctions of avian migration routes world-wide. In the past 25 years, 10 airforce planes have crashed in collisions with migrating birds, but the new system, developed at Tel Aviv University can now tell pilots where the birds will be in real time. Joanne Nicholson reports.
21A.750J Social Theory and Analysis (MIT)
This course presents a survey of social theory from the 19th century to the present. The focus is on (a) the social grounds from which the theory arises; (b) the utility and limitations of older theories for current conditions; (c) the creation of new theory out of contemporary conditions; (d) sciences and technologies as the infrastructures upon which social institutions depend, are shaped, and shape.
Ahmad Diraige "The Continuing Crisis in Darfur"
April 6, 2010 - The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University and the International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) Program at American University Present: The Continuing Crisis in Darfur Featuring: Ahmed Ibrah
Morning Briefing: U.S. jobless claims up; monitoring Syria
Dec. 29 - U.S. weekly initial jobless claims climbed for the first time in 4 weeks to 381,000, and Arab League monitors fan out across protest-hit Syria.
Italian Tiber dive marks New Year
Jan 1 - Italians jump into the icy waters of the Tiber river as part of their traditional New Year celebrations. (Rough cut - no reporter narration.)
Hats off to Belgium's new world record
Jan. 10 - Belgian chefs and food fans set a new world record by throwing their trademark white chef hats into the air to mark the start of Brussels' year of gastronomy. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals - Chapter Introduction
In this module, the Chapter "Physical Resources: Water, Pollution, and Minerals" is introduced.
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Pope calls for peace education
Jan 1 - During his New Year Mass, Pope Benedict says new generations must be educated in justice and peace to avoid further conflict. Sunita Rappai reports.
Testid (2. variant) Wordi dokumentidena, mis sisaldavad maalide reprosid ja mille abil kontrollitakse omandatud teadmisi moodsast kunstist.
Tally Charts and Bar Graphs
How to use tally charts to record survey data and use a bar graph to show the results. Animated and about three minutes in duration.
Afghan female boxers aim for gold
Jan. 2 - Female boxers in Afghanistan hope to punch their way to gold at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Sunita Rappi reports.
Juvenile Common Lionfish
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a juvenile Common Lionfish. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
CYCORE – Information Technology Tools Helping With Clinical Trials
By: mdanderson CYCORE (Cyberinfrastructure for Comparative Effectiveness Research) was a clinical trial conducted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of California-San Diego and University of Alabama at Birmingham, that studied the use of sensing devices to wirelessly send health-related data from the patient’s home to the cancer research facility. The purpose of this study is for other researchers to use CYCORE’s technology to gather more detailed information in
The ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) is one of the most popular and respected ICT courses in the world www.ecdl.co.uk. I have written this course specifically for use with my secondary school class using Windows and MS Word. Certified test centres exist around the world.
Opening an Hispanic restaurant
This lesson focuses on vocabulary and currency associated with food, restaurants, and menus. Students conduct research to create an authentic menu with a companion recipe books. The lesson culminates in short presentations and food samples.