Natural Resource Depletion
Natural resource depletion is loosely defined as when resources are used up in an area. Non-renewable resources (things like oil and trees) will eventually be depleted while renewable resources (things like wind and sun) typically are not entirely depleted. (01:23)
He's played heroes, villains, saints, sinners, a ballet-dancing elephant, and a space alien, now actor and children's author John lithgow - best known as Dick Solomon from NBC's hit show 3rd Rock from the Sun - reveals a new side of himself... poetry lover. The award-winning stage and screen star lithgow shares his favorite poems, insights into acting, and thoughts on the enduring power of art. lithgow currently stars in the Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. He has penned severa
Is a German fairy tale in the collection assembled by the Brothers Grimm, and first published in 1812. Story about a couple who long for a child. The man tries to fulfill his wive's wishes and run into an old woman. The old woman makes a deal with the man and the story continues. The picture in this video does not change. (9:23)
English Sentence Diagrams
A very extensive website on diagramming sentences as a means to learn grammer
Office for contemporary art Norway
This is the website for Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), a private foundation founded by Norway's Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2001 that aims to "develop collaborations in contemporary art between Norway and the international art scene." OCA has various functions: organising residency programmes for international artists in Norway; providing support for Norwegian artists abroad; and producing and promoting seminars, exhibitions, and publications. OCA award fund
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
Design Algorithms after Le Corbusier
Some views of design are the act as puzzle making, problem solving, evolutionary, and decision-making. All these focus on form generation as constructive, therefore characterizing design as a path-planning problem through a space of possibilities. Design problems consist sets of information divided into initial, intermediate, and goal states. Design in its simplest state consist of a set of operators, sequences (or paths) between initial and goals states. In this paper, I present design algorith
Breakingviews: Little consumer glee from Bernanke's QE
Sept 27 - Antony Currie and Breakingviews columnists discuss how only a small portion of the Fed's $2.3 trln in aid has directly benefited Main Street.
"Infections, Transmissions, Cultures: the AIDS Scandals of 1990s Japan and the Genesis of 'J-Horror'
Lecture by Brian Bergstrom, PhD candidate, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center f
Dodd & Frank on Dodd-Frank: The Politics Behind its Passage | Institute of Politics
Christopher Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America and former US Senator of Connecticut and Barney Frank, former Representative of Massachusetts to Congress joined moderator Lois Romano to discuss the 2010 legislation that brought changes to financial regulation in the U.S. in response to the financial crisis.
UT expert on meteor shower
The response of London Business School to the downturn
Professor Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean of London Business School discusses the School's response to the economic downturn
Veterans Day 2012
Northeastern University observes Veterans Day at the Veterans Memorial on campus. President Joseph E. Aoun welcomed U.S Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, the guest of honor. Other speakers included Aoun, Student Veterans Organization President Michael Trudeau and LTC Blaise Gallahue.
Calculus 1.1: Functions
The first section in the Calculus I sequence. We cover the definition of a function, its domain and range, and how functions might be used in calculus. The video is in lecture format, with an instructor at the dry erase board. Run time 10:14.
Water on the Web
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study (״Studying״) and an inquiry (״Investigating״) approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
Dear Old Johnny Hopkins by Irv Taylor '39
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How will the current crisis shape the global business environment in the near future?
Helene Rey, Professor of Economics, argues that the policy responses we have seen since the start of the current crisis are so big that they will shape the global business environment for the next five to ten years
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Review response to water quality problems
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on reviewing a response to a water quality problem. The key areas are: reviewing the incident and completing the documentation requirements. The task is to investigate and evaluate the response and record your findings.
Consonant Digraph -mb-
Hector and Lisa use their br-ight br-ains to come up with different words that can be made from one phoneme. The goal for this segment is consonant digraph -mb-. (0:30)