The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
A series of large-scale computer-generated photographic images, stereoscopic works and animations were developed for a solo exhibition in London. Simple scenarios, objects or spaces were modelled and rendered using a computer in a visual form approaching, but never quite attaining, a simple realism. The work is driven by the associative potential of modest things, images and spaces - and characterised by the use of represented photographs within the work – and so is predicated on the spectator
21A.470J Gender and Representation of Asian Women (MIT)
This course explores stereotypes associated with Asian women in colonial, nationalist, state-authoritarian, and global/diasporic narratives about gender and power. Students will read ethnography, cultural studies, and history, and view films to examine the politics and circumstances that create and perpetuate the representation of Asian women as dragon ladies, lotus blossoms, despotic tyrants, desexualized servants, and docile subordinates. Students are introduced to the debates about Orientalis
The Economic Meltdown: What Have We Learned, if Anything?
The U.S. has had more than 70 years to come to terms with the Great Depression, and we really thought we knew how to avoid another one, says Paul Krugman. “It wasn’t supposed to be possible. Then came the current crisis.”
So how to explain the Great Recession of 2008? Krugman suggests a combination of factors: Fi
Portraying lesser-known historical figures gives Willie Balderson an opportunity to relate the experiences of the everyday man.
Greek protesters clash with police
Oct. 19 - Protesters threw rocks and fire bombs at police in front of the Greek parliament as tens of thousands demonstrated against a vote on new austerity measures. Sarah Irwin reports.
CALPACT Training: Dismantling Institutional Racism (Part 2)
In this 2-part training, participants will be exposed to the "power definition" of racism and will observe a racially diverse group of people reflecting on the meaning of the definition, and the efficacy of using the definition to address racism in institutions. A rationale will be explored for developing a full analysis of racism, including understanding its historic and legal roots and contemporary functioning. This second segment focuses on dismantling racism and some of the concepts, strate
Voices From the Forest: Testimonies of Partisans from Vilna
In order to ensure that the subtitles are enabled, make sure that the "cc" button on the video player bar is turned on (red). Holocaust survivors from Vilna describe being partisans in the forests of Narocz and Rudniky near Vilna: The escape to the forest, the painful separation from family members that remained behind in the ghetto, news of the liquidation of the ghetto, the war against the Germans, the antisemitism they faced from the non-Jewish partisans, taking food from the peasants in ord
Part of the circulatory system is composed of a series of tubes carries the vital elements and the wastes that keep us strong and healthy. Take a look at these amazing vessels and how they work together.
The hypothesis is that residents, fellows, and staff physicians practicing pediatrics can broaden and deepen their pediatric knowledge through the use of a continuing pediatric education program delivered daily in small granules and integrated into their workflow in the form of pediatric cases. Over time, these cases will aggregate into an unstructured curriculum of pediatric topics that will closely parallel the structured curriculum of a pediatric residency, fellowship, and continuing medical
24.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der derzeitige russische Regierungschef Wladimir Putin will wieder Staatspräsident werden. Auf einem Kongress der Regierungspartei "Einiges Russland" erklärte sich Putin zur Kandidatur bei der Wahl im März 2012 bereit, unmittelbar nachdem ihn der jetzige Präsident Dmitri Medwedew dazu aufgefordert hatte. Im Fall
How To Breathe Properly When Running
This 2:23 long British video shows the most essential points
to bear in mind when running is how to breathe properly through both our mouth and our nose, not just one but both.
"The Scientific Method Song"
In this video, Mr. Edmonds sings about some basic steps in the scientific method for experimental study. Some of the key vocabulary words include the following: dependent variable, constants, independent variable, research, hypothesis, procedure, data table, label, units, experiment, and data. This is a great resource to help students remember this important skill. Middle School and High School students will enjoy this catchy tune. (2:34)
Libyan fighters storm Gaddafi's Sirte.
Sept. 24 - Libyan fighters loyal to the National Transitional Council (NTC) enter the town centre of Sirte, Gaddafi's hometown. Rough cut (No reporter narration)
Minister 'hostage' in road protest
Sept.25 - Bolivia's foreign minister is briefly taken prisoner during a protest march against a highway through a rainforest reserve. Paul Chapman reports.
A Different Kind of Founder
Candlesticks, buckles, bells, and sword hilts are just a few objects that Colonial Williamsburg founder Doc Hassell is called to manufacture.
The Declaration of Independence
Hear the words that were catalyst to the Revolution, read by Bill Barker, Colonial Williamsburg's Thomas Jefferson.
Luister- en spreekoefening: How to preserve food
In deze les leren cursisten een lezing over een historisch onderwerp samenvatten en er hun mening over te formuleren
MathSV : mathématiques pour les Sciences de la Vie
Site Web de ressources pédagogiques pour l'enseignement des mathématiques appliquées aux Sciences de la Vie, cet espace est intégré à SPIRAL, la plateforme e-learning de l'Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Pour analyser et comprendre des phénomènes biologiques, une approche mathématique est souvent nécessaire : formaliser une question biologique (mettre en équation), décrire les résultats d'une expérience de biologie (probabilités - statistiques), analyser (étude de fonction,