Global Reaction to US Credit Downgrade
Krannert School of Management Assoc. Prof. Xiaoyan Zhang discusses the global reaction to the U. S. credit downgrade.
Dr Ed Bertram - Profile
Dr Ed Bertram is Australian Director of the China-Australia Centre for Phenomics Research at the John Curtin School of Medical Research The China-Australia Centre for Phenomics Research is a joint centre between China and Australia. Ed talks of the exciting developments surrounding the collaboration and the research undertaken in the centre.
Professor Matthew Cook - Profile
Professor Matthew Cook is the group leader of the program in immunology at John Curtin School of Medical Research as well as director of immunology at the Canberra Hospital. Matthew divides his time between ANU working in the lab and the Canberra Hospital working with patients with autoimmune disease. Matthew is interested in reducing mortality by a better understanding of disease.
Japan auto sales slump in July
Aug 2 - New car sales in Japan fall by a record in July, while South Korean rivals extend their winning streak with strong global sales. Arnold Gay reports.
UNI TV Season Two: Episode 8
Season Two Episode 8 of UNITV produced by UNSW for the Aurora Channel on Foxtel and Austar.
A Staff Meeting on the Daily Five
This selection contains a video of a faculty meeting where the discussion is on implementing the Daily Five program. Teachers offer advice and suggestions for using the program from their personal experiences. ( 9:54)
Georgetown Daily 5, Part 1
This selection contains a video of a teacher describing strategies she uses for read to self and read to someone in her classroom. Several tips are provided for helping students achieve success including keeping students on-task and a framework for defining unknown words. ( 7:26)
"International Reactions to the Coup in Honduras"
Rodolfo Pastor is Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports of Honduras, and, since the coup of June 28 that overthrew the government of President Manuel Zelaya, he has also been Visiting Professor of History at Harvard University. Pastor discusses the current political situation of Honduras, the Honduran political system, as well as the upcoming electi
Six Annotated Datasets Pull Away from a Single Globe
Six globes showing data (biosphere, aerosols, radiant energy, air pollution, temperature, and water vapor) pull away from a single globe, to illustrate the measurements taken by the instruments on Terra
Sid the Science Kid-"I'm Gonna Be a Big Rain Cloud" Song
One little cloud was dreaming out loud and this was her plan. I've got big dreams. I'm gonna make you proud. I'm gonna grow, and grow, and grow and til I am a big rain cloud. Key vocabulary words include water vapor and precipitation. This is a wonderful resource to build background knowledge for our young students and would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on types of weather and/or water cycle. (1:34)
Welcome and Opening Remarks, History
It’s Day 95 in MIT’s 150 days of sesquicentennial celebration, and all thoughts turn to the evolution of computer science and MIT’s pivotal role in that history. As Victor Zue puts it so succinctly, “Computers sure have changed.” They are even invading biology, and President Hockfield (who is also a Professor of N
The Financial Crisis, the Recession, and the American Political Economy: A Systemic Perspective
Charles Ferguson shows how useful a varied background in math, political science and business can be, as he dissects the complexities and recent crisis of the U.S. financial system. In a lecture that distills many of the arguments of his recent film, Inside Job, Ferguson conveys dispassionately yet pers
In this activity, students make a model of a lithium atom using gumdrops and toothpicks. Using this model, they investigate the makeup of an atom, including its relative size. Students also practice adding and subtracting electrons from an atom and determining the overall charges on atoms.
Integration of Simulation into the Building Design Process
We describe the need for a joint effort between design researchers and simulation tool developers in formulating procedures and standards for integrating simulation into the building design process. We review and discuss current efforts in the US and Europe in the development of next-generation simulation tools and design integration techniques. In particular, we describe initiatives in object-oriented simulation environments (including the US Energy 'Kernel System, the Swedish Ida system, the U
Boom Boom Kapow
Soul Surfer: Normal Is Overrated
After losing her arm in a shark attack, Bethany suffers with the idea of not being normal or desirable. She discusses these feelings with her mother in this movie clip. This video could be used when addressing the following themes: identity, self-esteem, acceptance, and love. ( :38)
Lesson 2 - Rights and Responsibilities in the Declaration and the Constitution
At the end of this lesson, the students will: Identify key democratic ideals in the Declaration of Independence and constitutional rights and responsibilities. Choose and research, using text and web based information, a historical issue relating to civic rights and responsibilities. Identify at least two opposing viewpoints on the chosen historical issue. Correctly document the sources using APA format.
Hubble Space Telescope: Image Deblurring with a Parallel Computer
This is the star system is known as R-Aquarii, this system is comprised of a hot star orbiting a mass losing giant star.