The Contemporary American Family, Spring 2004
The role of the family in human evolution, and as a symbol in our own social and political lives. Topics include: sex, marriage, and parenting; the labor market; class, race, and ethnicity; and the family's probable future. We begin by considering briefly the evolution of the family, its cross-cultural variability, and its history in the West. We next examine how the family is currently defined in the U.S., discussing different views about what families should look like. Class and ethnic variabi
Engineering Design and Rapid Prototyping, January (IAP) 2004
This course provides students with an opportunity to conceive, design and implement a product, using rapid prototyping methods and computer-aid tools. The first of two phases challenges each student team to meet a set of design requirements and constraints for a structural component. A course of iteration, fabrication, and validation completes this manual design cycle. During the second phase, each team conducts design optimization using structural analysis software, with their phase one prototy
Lesson #028, Wednesday giorno = day settimana = week mese = month anno = year minuto = minute ora = hour fa = ago orologio = clock, watch mezzogiorno = noon mezzanotte = midnight Che ore sono? = What time is it? E' l'una = It's one o'clock Sono le due = It's two o'clock E' mezzogiorno = It's noon E' mezzonotte = It's midnight
giorno = day
settimana = week
mese = month
anno = year
minuto = minute
ora = hour
fa = ago
orologio = clock, watch
mezzogiorno = noon
mezzanotte = midnight
Che ore sono? = What time is it?
E' l'una = It's one o'clock
Sono le due = It's two o'clock
E' mezzogiorno = It's noon
E' mezzonotte = It's midnight
A prince speaking out
In Belgium the royal family is not allowed to give political opinions without the consent of the government. The student will reads a number of responses from people concerning this subject. Afterward, he will write down his own personal opinion in letter. While carrying out of this task, the student will develop an argumentative structure first and will pay attention in using the appropriate form and style.
Thunderbird Executive MBA: Great Moments
Thunderbird School of Global Management Executive MBA alumni share adventure stories Nov. 12, 2011, during the program's 20th anniversary reunion in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Early Childhood education
Ultrabook, smartphones take CES stage
Jan 10 - The world's biggest consumer electronics show puts a spotlight on razor-thin laptops, as well as faster and powerful smartphones, and thinner flat panel televisions at the annual event in Las Vegas. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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.
ISS Update - Jan. 12, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 11, 2012.
The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
Using Debate to Develop Critical Thinking and Speaking Skills
Lesson Objective: Students engage in rigorous debate about privatizing social security. Questions to ConsiderHow does the debate structure ensure a rigorous experience? How does Ms. Laudin encourage students to understand both claims and counterclaims based on evidence? How could you incorporate debates to enhance rigor and engagement? Common Core Standards ELA.WHST.9-10.1a, ELA.WHST.9-10.1b (6 minutes)
Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
Panther Chameleon Feeding
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Panther Chameleons feeding on insects. Students will enjoy the close up views of these reptiles using their amazing tongues to catch their food. 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)
Northeastern Men's Hockey Post-Game - vs. Boston Univ. - Jan. 13, 2012
Despite a 2-0 Huskies' lead heading into the first intermission, No. 6 Boston University stormed back with four unanswered goals, including a pair on the power play, to snap Northeastern's eight-game unbeaten streak on Friday night at Matthews Arena, 4-3.
Accelerated Development Programme experience: Jennifer Mackenzie London Business School: Tips for 2012 Subtracting Decimals "The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons
We meet Jennifer Mackenzie (ADP 2010), Mining Manager at BHP Biliton, as she reflects on how the programme helped her to address significant challenges upon her return to work.
London Business School faculty offer their thoughts and tips on what lies ahead in 2012.
In this video, a teacher demonstrates how to subtract 8.6-5.43 on a white board. The problem is first shown horizontally, and the teacher rewrites it vertically. This is beneficial in showing students how to line up the decimals and to add zero after six in the first number. ( :36)
For four years after the U.S. dropped atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, America held a monopoly on the production of atomic weapons. During this period, debate centering on the use of nuclear bombs in future wars proliferated among government officials, scientists, religious leaders, and in the popular press. In the following article from Collier's, former Navy lieutenant commander William H. Hessler, using data from the Strategic Bombing Survey, argued that saturation bo
London Business School: Tips for 2012 Subtracting Decimals "The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons
"The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons