PPE Alumni in Conversation: April 2011
A conversation between Elizabeth Frazer (PPE, 1984; DPhil 1987), Matthew Powell (PPE, 2010) and Nick Alexander (PPE, 1976). Matthew and Nick discuss their learning experiences at Oxford across the internet divide, and find that they have much in common. Nick has just started his 30th year in the video game business where he is currently Executive Chairman of Connect2Media and Non-executive Chairman of TeePee Games; Matthew is currently studying for the MPhil in Comparative Government. A forum to
GSC 11: Renzo Kottmann
By: psterk1 MIxS Tracker (http://mixs.gensc.org/). Renzo Kottmann (Max Planck Institute - Bremen) The 11th Genomic Standards Consortium Meeting (GSC 11), held at The Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK, April 4-6, 2011 (http://gensc.org/gc_wiki/index.php/GSC_11)
Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't
Prohibition ended in Washington, D.C. on March 1, 1934. The Washington Post reported that "Somehow, after 17 years without it, Washingtonians seemed to hold their liquor quite well." One reason might be that the nation's capital had been far from a model dry city, hosting up to 3,000 speakeasies since Prohibition began in 1917. As documented in a new book by Garrett Peck, even Congress had its own bootleggers, especially "The Man in the Green Hat." Speaker Biography: Garrett Peck is a literary
This Week@Minnesota: 2011 Recap Part 1
In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of Dec. 19-23, we take the first of a two-part look back at 2011. [Music courtesy Kevin MacLeod]
Zone 1: First stage preservation storage for digital content
Zone 1 provides an easy-to-use first line of preservation service for use by anyone at Harvard for any digital content.
Underwater fluorescence disco - Oceans - BBC
Phillipe Coustaeau and the team dive in the Red Sea, one of the warmest seas in the world. Despite the warm temperatures, coral reefs flourish with their flourescent pigmentation putting on an amazing show of technicolour. Fantastic clip taken from the BBC Oceans series. (2:31)
Amazing Space consists of web-based educational presentations for young children about space, which were developed at the Space Telescope Science and Technology Institute. Teachers teamed up with scientists and engineers from the institute and staff members from the Office of Public Outreach to develop interactive lessons. All lessons include spectacular photographs taken by the Hubble Space Telescope and many high quality graphics, videos, and animation designed to enhance student understanding
Newspaper Pictorials: World War I Rotogravures
This site presents images published from 1914-19 by two New York newspapers. The images, produced by a new rotogravure printing process, show events of the war alongside news and advertisements of the day. Essays discuss the origin of the war, costs of the war, President Wilson's 14 points, the armistice, military technology, the sinking of the Lusitania, pictures as propaganda, and the rotogravure process. A World War I timeline is included.
Song of America
This site commemorates the history of song composition in America. Learn about 10 composers, including Charles Ives (In Flander's Fields), Stephen Foster (Oh! Susanna), and Francis Hopkinson -- the only American-born composer known to have written songs before 1800. Hear and see the music for nearly 20 songs, including Shenandoah and Danny Deever.
Kodulehekülg, mis sisaldab erinevate õppeainete töölehti, esitlusi, elektroonilisi teste, ristsõnu, pildimaterjali, huvitavaid linke ja õpiotstarbelisi mänge ning palju muud põnevat, mis aitab ainetundi huvitavamaks muuta. Materjal on mõeldud kasutamiseks I ja II kooliastmes. Sobib kasutada ka lasteaias.
TWC9: SQL Server 2012, Windows Phone, Async, Azure, HTML5 and more This week on Channel 9, Dan and Clint discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Clint discuss the week's top developer news, including:
04.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der wegen eines Privatkredits und des Vorwurfs der versuchten Beeinflussung der Presseberichterstattung unter Druck stehende Bundespräsident Christian Wulff lehnt nach Informationen des Ersten Deutschen Fernsehens einen Rücktritt ab. Das Staatsoberhaupt habe entschieden, im Amt zu bleiben, meldete die ARD unter Be
Being a Mom - IS staying Home Selling Out?
Plumed Basilisk Eating Insects
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of a Plumed Basilisk chasing after and eating insects. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Effects of War on Marriage
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at James Madison - Jan. 7, 2012
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen and players Jonathan Lee and Quincy Ford meet with the media following Northeastern's 68-56 win at James Madison on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at the JMU Convocation Center in Harrisonburg, Va.
SFAP 2011 – Soigner sans espoir de guérir. (video)
Titre : SFAP 2011 – Soigner sans espoir de guérir
Auteur(s) : A. KAHN. (Président de l’Université René Descartes, Parie- France ).
Etablissement : Université René Descartes
Résumé : Soigner sans espoir de guérir.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors du 1er Congrès international francophone de soins palliati
Titre : SFAP 2011 – Soigner sans espoir de guérir
This 2:49 video uses graphics and a song to convey what light is and its parts. An excellent introduction.
Rhinoceros Iguana--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Rhinoceros Iguana. The common name of this massive, heavily built iguana is inspired by the several enlarged, horn-like scales on its snout, resembling the horns of a rhinoceros. Students will enjoy the close up views of this large reptile. 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)
Football Training Tips : How to Throw a Football Better
In order to throw a football better, a player should know how to properly hold a football. Throw a football better with tips from a football coach in this 1:28 long video. The video provides an overview of this motion, but does not show footwork or a close-up of the finger positions.