Common Cockle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Common Cock in its natural environment. Students will enjoy listening to the ocean sound as they watch the close up views of this amazing creature. This well-known edible cockle has a solid shell, consisting of two valves, which feature prominent ribs and concentric growth-lines. The outer surface of the shell is off-white, yellowish or brown, and the inner surface is white. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge a
UO Today #580 Neil Harris
Neil Harris, the Preston and Sterling Morton Professor Emeritus of History and Art History at the University of Chicago. He discusses his recent book Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience.
Sacred Calendars: Ash Wednesday with Alison Milbank
Ash Wednesday begins, for Christians, the preparation for their central feast: Easter. Now linked to giving up smoking, its name comes from the practice of placing ashes on the forehead: a reminder of repentance.
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
The University of Memphis-Undergraduate Research in Biological Sciences
U of M undergrad student Eron is researching the nature and occurrence of 2-methoxy-1,4-naphthoquinone in Impatiens capensis as a function of environmental factors.
Jerusalem Summer Program
The Office of International Studies Jerusalem Summer Program is located at the Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies at Tantur, on a hilltop on the road from Jerusalem to Bethlehem. From almost every point on the Tantur Ridge there is a magnificent view of beautiful and historic sights. Close by, to the south, are the church spires of Bethlehem and the Muslim minarets of other Arab villages. To the north spreads the great city of Jerusalem, its Old City walls only a 10-minute drive away
Part 9 - Chapter 44 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 9, Chapter 44: A Postscript by Clarence. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592
Dr. Boyce Watkins- Cents and Sense
Dr. Boyce Watkins presents "Cents and Sense," at GRCC on January 20, 2012.
Dublin Summer Program
This Summer Program is held in the Keough-Naughton Notre Dame Study Centre, Dublin. Classes will be held in historic O'Connell House, long-time home of the celebrated Irish politician Daniel O'Connell. The two key classes will be supplemented by a diverse range of cultural enrichment opportunities: cultural, literary, musical, theatrical, sporting, political, and culinary. Participants will be able to fully experience the vibrant life of the city of Dublin, as well as being able to explore th
30. Climate Sensitivity and Human Population
The Atmosphere, the Ocean and Environmental Change (GG 140) Climate sensitivity is defined as either the temperature change resulting from a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration or the temperature change resulting from a 1W/m2 increase in radiative forcing. There are several different climate sensitivities that take into account different feedbacks in the climate system. The simplest climate sensitivity is black body sensitivity, which does not account for any feedbacks but gi
Historical skills : dating documents
Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a glossary, bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers/phrases. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
National Association of Counsel for Children
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UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
How To Predict The Weather : How To Predict The Rain
Video narrated by Melissa Schenk, a meteorologist. Predicting the rain is an aspect of weather prediction you'll need to become a meteorologist, learn how to predict the weather. In this video she reminds the viewer that precipitation can come in different forms, such as hail or snow. In this video she discusses what to look at to predict the rain. The video includes closed captioning. Run time 01:11.
Optimizing your PDF document
Learn how to use Illustrator's LiveColor feature to replace, reduce, and manipulate the colors in your image.
Feed-in tariffs for renewable electricity - Hans-Josef Fell, MP
The adoption of the EEG led directly to the phenomenally successful German feed-in tariff policy. The EEG is the foundation for the technological developments in photovoltaics, biogas, wind power and geothermal energy in Germany, which are admired throughout the world. The underlying principle of the EEG has now been copied in dozens of countries, as well as most Australian states and territories.
Let Us Make the Difference in Our Numeracy Classrooms: Advanced Certifcate in Education, 2009 Founda
Foundation Phase Wrap-around Guide to accompany the ACEMaths materials (Six units) (Wits, Johannesburg, South Africa) Adapted by Manono Mdluli At Wits University in 2009 an ACE in Foundation Phase mathematics was offered along-side many other ACE programmes initiated as a result of the departmental roll-out of bursaries for teachers to improve their qualifications. Manono Mdluli had heard about the ACEMaths materials and chose to use them for one of her modules. But she wrote a full wrap-around
How arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences
This unit will enable you to understand how arguments are constructed and used in the Social Sciences. Using extracts from a Radio 4 broadcast you will look at the different viewpoints that are taken by the participants and analyse how the different arguments are being put together. First published on Thu, 14 Jul 2011 a
POL335 Session 8 Spring 2012
POL335 Session 8 Spring 2012 International Politics with Hamoud Salhi Guest: Ferial Masry