Protests and Social Change: Anti-war Protests of the 60’s
Watch video of Steve Cobb and Mike Murphy speaking at the Osher Lifelong Learning class, “Protests and Social Change: Anti-war Protests of the 60′s”. Today, protests seem to be a way of life. Have you ever wondered if protests really accomplish anything? During the past 150 years, protests have shifted from those focused on economic inequalitykeep reading »
Counting to 5
In this computer animation video, students will be introduced to one on correspondence to the number 5. This is a counting to 5 activity using 5 frame boxes. Students will count the happy faces as the number is shown on screen. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:38)
Cloud Types (Interactive)
Before going to the beach, you might look outside for signs of clouds or rain that could affect your plans. However, the clouds that you see are more than just determinants of weather conditions. They also help to maintain the energy budget and climate on Earth and are an essential part of the water cycle. In this intearctive resource, adapted from NASA's S'COOL Project Tutorial, learn about how clouds are named and identified.
Marc Fournier on Domination and Depression
Psychology professor, Marc Fournier, on Domination and Depression. His lecture was delivered at University of Toronto-Scarborough as part of the 2008 Big Ideas Best Lecturer competition.
Breakingviews: Aviva's different shareholder spring
April 30 - The UK insurer is the latest company to review executive pay in response to investor pressure. Robert Cole argues this is as much about long-term underperformance as short term pay excess.
Vlamproeven : Practicum In dit practicum toon je met behulp van een bunsenbrander aan welke karakteristieke kleur metalen uitzenden in geëxciteerde toestand. De werkbladen zijn gestructureerd …
In dit practicum toon je met behulp van een bunsenbrander aan welke karakteristieke kleur metalen uitzenden in geëxciteerde toestand.
De werkbladen zijn gestructureerd …
ISS Update: Wearable Technology
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lynnette Madison talks with Human Interface Engineer Cory Simon about wearable technology containing sensors, displays and controls to assist future astronauts and augment their capability to perform more elaborate and complex tasks. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
J.B. Say and the Method of Praxeology A particularly outstanding feature of J.B. Say's treatise is that he was the first economist to think deeply about the proper methodology of his discipline, and to
A particularly outstanding feature of J.B. Say's treatise is that he was the first economist to think deeply about the proper methodology of his discipline, and to
Springboard 7-2 ; Ellipse # 1
Marnie Hughes-Warrington and Adrian Walter press conference: Bachelor of Music changes
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington and Head of the ANU School of Music Professor Adrian Walter give this press conference on May 3 2012 regarding the proposed changes to the ANU School of Music Bachelor of Music program. Under the proposed new model students can, for the first time, receive academic credit for contributions to musical activities in Canberra and beyond. ANU will also build on the already significant technological advances that connect students w
Reading, vocabulary, culture: Berlin, meine Stadt!
You practice your reading skills, learn vocabulary and interesting facts about Berlin.
Look ma, no wings: Secret of great tit flight revealed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/01/look-ma-no-wings-secret-of-great-tit-flight-revealed.html
Do Lectures: Do More or Less
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of, Contraction
& Convergence is a response to the objective of the United Nations
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It is a rational,
science-based global framework to share the removal of CO2 emissions
globally at a rate where we solve the problem of climate change faster
than we are creating it. Aubrey Meyer, Ex concert musician
Donna Hofmeister | 2012 Jack Breslin Distinguished Staff Award
Donna Hofmeister | special events coordinator, James Madison College Donna Hofmeister coordinates all special events in James Madison College, providing a critical resource for managing the wide array of events that the college hosts. Some of the many events she has planned are the Founders Circle, alumni events from homecoming to law and graduate school mentoring, and graduation and honors awards. Hofmeister keeps the central calendar, making sure rooms, refreshments and other resources are av
Why do we love Facebook?
Alex Sevigny, program director of McMaster University's Master of Communications Management Program, discusses the mass appeal of Facebook, and why it's remained a personal communications giant.
Bob Uecker Loves Wisconsin
In this History Channel States video, Bob Uecker, former Milwaukee Braves player and also a sportscaster, discusses the pleasures of living in Wisconsin. The Midwest state brings both the love of the game and life's simple enjoyments together. (2:26)
College Experience Final3
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Introduction In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit. Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
In this unit you will explore social patterns in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and find out what’s important for people at various stages in their lives. Being able to talk about your own concerns and understanding those of others is an important aim when studying a foreign language and is the focus of this unit.
Materials include factual texts, news items and articles dealing with current issues and many recorded interviews with people in German-speaking countries. The activities
Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ruchir Sharma | In this talk Ruchir Sharma will discuss his new book, Breakout Nations. After a decade of rapid growth, the world's most celebrated emerging markets are poised to slow down. Which countries will rise to challenge them? To identify the economic stars of the future we should abandon the habit of extrapolating from the recent past and lumping wildly diverse countries together. We need to remember that sustained economic success is a rare phenomenon. Ruchir Sharma is the