Nigerian president visits U.N. blast site
Aug. 27 - Nigeria's president Goodluck Johnathan visits the United Nations building in Abuja where a car bomb blast killed 19 people on Friday. Deborah Gembara Reports.
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly 3D Isometric Morph: December 1997 to Dece
An morph of sea surface temperature and height anomalies in the Pacific between December 1997 and December 1998, from NOAA AVHRR and TOPEX Poseidon
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #9 - Comida de la Sierra: Food of the Highlands
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! During your travels through Spanish-speaking Latin America, you’re staying with a family in the Andes Mountains in Peru. They’ve taken you on tours and introduced you to their nearby family members and pets. You find out they raise guinea pigs, and you tell them you had a guinea pig named Sally [...]
Irene's cost less than feared
Aug. 29 - While Hurricane Irene devastated roads, coastlines and properties its financial toll will be less the $10 billion in insured losses projected before the storm. Jeanne Yurman reports.
The Future of Nagorno-Karabakh
Still a controversial topic, Nagorno-Karabakh, according to Pulitzer Center's grantee Will Englund, is a de facto independent state but internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan. Englund presents different faces of Karabakh while narrating the Karabakhis' struggles and yearning for peace and recognition.
South Sudan cattle rustlers kill hundreds
Aug. 29 - A violent attack by Murle cattle raiders leaves 600 people dead, huts burned, food looted, and hundreds of Lou Nuer children missing in South Sudan. Nick Rowlands reports.
Learn Chinese for Kids : Counting 5-6-7-8
This is a fun, animated way for kids to learn Chinese numbers. (05:43)
Station Crew Spots Irene
An Expedition 28 crew member aboard the International Space Station captured this video of Tropical Storm Irene on August 28 at 4:09 p.m. EDT as it moved over the east coast of the United States.
"Sarabande on Attaining the Age of Seventy Seven" by Anthony Hecht (poetry reading)
The Sarabande is a stately dance. I suppose that when one gets old, then one considers one's age an accomplishment, our continued existence becomes more and more precarious. Harbingers are messengers bringing bad news, in this case grey hairs. He mentions other infirmities: wizening, tooth decay, loss of acquaintances. These things we have to look forward to. It's all downhill from here on, folks. The dance has to end sometime. The picture of Anthony came from here, where there's a perso
Glosario de Conceptos de las Américas del OAAP
Esto es un glosario de los Conceptos de las Américas, creados para el archivo digital, el Our Americas Archive Partnership (OAAP) (http://oaap.rice.edu). Estas palabras claves permiten búsquedas […]
Teacher Tipster-Place Value Game-(Ones, tens, hundreds)
Here's a fun game to help teach place value (ones, tens AND hundreds). You will need a 3 compartment dip tray and matching colored dice. Students play against each other. This is a great opportunity to review place value and even greater than/less than activities. (3:30)
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #9 - Mexican Spanish Expressions and Words for the Classroom 2
“Walking into a Mexican Spanish classroom for the first time is a bit scary, especially if you’re the teacher and aren’t from Mexico! For your job, you have to train some colleagues in Mexican Spanish on what you do best, but it won’t be productive if you can’t understand their questions. You can only hope [...]
Learn About Flag Day
This 1:46 video provides a brief history of Flag Day. The video lacks depth and does not go into how the flag has changed over the years. At best, a general overview.
Student Futures - Matt Pears - MSc Sports & Exercise Science
Matt talks about is time studying at Leeds Metropolitan
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology
Curriculum Design and Educational Technology is a course offered by the University of Washington Tacoma Education Program. The course recognizes the reality that K-12 teachers are often forced to alter or update existing curriculum or create units of curriculum from scratch. Knowing some methods of curriculum design and instructional design can assist teachers in meeting this need for both classroom instruction and online instruction.
Our Aboriginal Brothers
'Blast from the Past' with Cleve Sellers. Program focuses on the culture of Australian aborigines. Host/interviewer Dighton Spooner speaks with Gulpilil and other Australians about music, ceremonies, instruments, costuming, and the requirements for the survival of Australia's aboriginal culture. Interviews touch upon offers from European companies to purchase tribal lands, Australia's attempts to restore its native culture, rules governing 'mixed blood' in Australian government, the impact of Af
Historical roots of 19th century genre painting relevant to John Ford's films
This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American […]
Holbein's 'Ambassadors' | Rendezvous with Death | Preview 1
Description: Sumptuously executed and dazzling in its detail, Holbein's masterpiece is also deeply mysterious. Become an art detective, unravel its riddles, and see how the artist uses his two protagonists - men at the cutting edge of science, politics and the arts - not simply to symbolise privilege and power, but to help us redefine our attitude to Death. Produced in HD, this film is the most ambitious ever devoted to the painting. Taking full account of the latest research and thinking on it
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life