Space: So Close, So Far
This video explains the relative distances of things in space. It demonstrates how to build a scale model of the solar system to understand just how far the planets are from the Earth. (7:17)
Unintended Chemical Exposures (Interactive)
In this interactive slideshow produced for Teacher's Domain, learn why health officials are concerned about the safety of some of the chemicals contained in products we use and foods we consume every day. The slideshow features images of common items accompanied by descriptions of the type or class of chemical they contain: phthalates, PCBs, BPA, PBDEs, organochlorine pesticides, lead, or cadmium. The descriptions explain why scientists think these chemicals may be toxic, and detail their k
Class of 2012 Gift to Darden
With only a few weeks to go until graduation, the Darden School of Business Class of 2012 demonstrated its generosity by presenting its class gift to the Darden Annual Fund. The 2012 class surpassed last year's record pledge amount and achieved 99% participation.
Organic Farming in Texas, U.S.A.
Explore the ways in which some of Texas' farmers are using organic farming to grow their business and provide fresh choices to their customers.
Introduction Nature Matters considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. A reading by Andrew Light reflects on four key debates in environmental ethics regarding the way in which nature is valued, and prompts the question on how such debates might inform environmental responsibility. Section 2 examines the formal processes involved in developing accountability in the context of sustainable development. The persuasiveness of t
Nature Matters considers environmental responsibility and what may matter from a caring perspective and an accountability perspective. A reading by Andrew Light reflects on four key debates in environmental ethics regarding the way in which nature is valued, and prompts the question on how such debates might inform environmental responsibility.
Section 2 examines the formal processes involved in developing accountability in the context of sustainable development. The persuasiveness of t
29.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei seinem Besuch in Jerusalem hat Bundespräsident Joachim Gauck die Bereitschaft Deutschlands unterstrichen, für die Sicherheit und das Existenzrecht Israels einzutreten. Dies sei für die deutsche Politik bestimmend, sagte Gauck beim Empfang durch Israels Präsident Schimon Peres in Jerusalem. Gauck wies dabei auch auf das iranische Atomprogramm
Why Should you Study in Paris?
Find out why you should study in Paris thanks to our top tips and fun facts, taken from the QS Best Student Cities 2015 ranking! #QSBestCities
Chewing - it's not just for mammals (UCL)
The tuatara, an iconic New Zealand reptile, chews its food in a way unlike any other animal on the planet - challenging the widespread theory that complex chewing ability is restricted to warm-blooded animals. Dr Marc Jones (UCL Cell and Developmental Biology) with colleagues from the University of Hull have developed a sophisticated computer model to demonstrate how the tuatara is able to slice its food like a "steak knife". Their research, published in The Anatomical Record, was funded by the
'Visual' French: In the City, #4 (Dans la Ville)
This video features vocabulary words related to the city. The words are spoken in French, once, while the words appear at the bottom of the screen. Each word is accompanied by appropriate images. Suitable for all beginning learners of French.
SPSS DEMONSTRATION CHAPTER 3
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Platon - La politica parte 15 de 16
Entre sus obras más importantes se cuentan: la República, en la cual elabora la filosofía política de un estado ideal; el Fedro, en el que desarrolla una compleja e influyente teoría psicológica; el Timeo, un influyente ensayo de cosmogonía, cosmología racional, física y escatología, influido por las matemáticas pitagóricas; y el Teeteto, el primer estudio conocido sobre filosofía de la ciencia. (14:57)
Improve Your Acrylic Painting
This 3:43 long video shows Terry Harrison demonstrating simple exercises for watercolor and oil painting techniques using acrylics. It is a useful video with good tips
Robert M. La Follette Supports Roosevelt's "Court-Packing" Proposal
In an effort to pass his New Deal legislation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed adding extra Supreme Court justices sympathetic to his policies. In an address about the situation, Sen. Robert M. La Follette supports the plan. (1:22)
ISS Update - May 30, 2012
The International Space Station video update for May 30, 2012.
"Military Inc.: Inside Pakistan's Military Economy"
A talk by Ayesha Siddiqa, Islamabad-based independent political and defence analyst and author. Pakistan has emerged as a strategic ally of the US in the 'war on terror'. It is the third largest receiver of US aid in the world, but it also serves as a breeding ground for fundamentalist groups. How long can the relationship between the US and Pakistan continue? This book shows how P
Fundamentos Metodológicos en Evaluación de Programas
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Austerity and growth: time to shift gear [Audio]
Speaker(s): Corrado Passera | Corrado Passera is Italian minister of economic development, infrastructure and transport. From 2002 to 2011 he was CEO of Intesa SanPaolo Bank and prior to that he was CEO of Poste Italiane, CEO and general director of Banco Ambrosiano Veneto, and CEO of Olivetti Group. He holds a post-graduate degree in business administration from Bocconi University of Milan and a masters degree in business administration from Wharton School of Philadelphia.
Co-authors Angel Cabrera, Ph.D., and Greg Unruh, Ph.D., introduce their new book, "Being Global: How to Think, Act and Lead in a Transformed World." http://www.beingglobal.com