Bus pieni, treni in ritardo...: public transport
At the end of this lesson you will be able to understand weighing up the advantages and disadvantages of the different forms of transport. You first listen to a dialogue in which the advantages and disadvantages of the transport resources are considered. You answer "true or false" to the questions asked. You then fill in the correct word in the correct sentence and answer multiple choice questions. You do the same on the basis of a new text you listen to. Finally you listen to announcements conc
5.6 A few final thoughts You will have seen from this section that it is difficult to talk about the heart without also talking about blood and veins and arteries. It is hard to isolate one body system or one body part and describe it by itself, without talking about other parts of the body as well. One of the important points that we would like you to remember about the biology of the human body is that everything is interlinked. An athlete hoping to maximise their performance in a sport has to work on all pa
You will have seen from this section that it is difficult to talk about the heart without also talking about blood and veins and arteries. It is hard to isolate one body system or one body part and describe it by itself, without talking about other parts of the body as well. One of the important points that we would like you to remember about the biology of the human body is that everything is interlinked. An athlete hoping to maximise their performance in a sport has to work on all pa
Water snails have a shell for protection. They have two tentacles, a foot, and a head and a tail region. Water snails have eyes at the base of their sensory stalks. The stalks are used to smell and feel around the snail's environment.
16.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Ministerpräsident des hoch verschuldeten Griechenlands, Giorgos Papandreou, hat unter dem Druck von Massenprotesten gegen seinen Sparkurs für diesen Donnerstag eine Umbildung seines Kabinetts angekündigt. Am Sonntag wolle er im Parlament die Vertrauensfrage stellen, sagte der sozialistische Politiker im Fer
Sistemas Electrónicos para el Tratamiento de la Información
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Race activists want more black models
June 20 - Black rights campaigners in Brazil criticize labels at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for casting a small number of dark-skinned models and demand 20 percent quotas for future shows. Tara Cleary reports.
Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
UMMC Heart Transplant Recipient Portrayed in New Film, 'The
In 2006, Casey Towers, a young mother of two from Waldorf, Md., received a heart transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center after she was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy a rare heart condition related to her pregnancy. She later learned the identiy of her donor Luke Abbate, a high school athlete who was killed in reckless driving accident. Four years after her transplant, Casey had the opportunity to meet Luke's parents, Steven and Maryanne Abbate. That's when they told her
The Future of Religious Trends
In this last part of the interview to Dr. Brekus she refers to the possible religious trends in the future. Although she does not refer to a "future prediction" she talks about some possible changes.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
9.201 Advanced Animal Behavior (MIT)
The course includes survey and special topics designed for graduate students in the brain and cognitive sciences. It emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. It stresses mammalian behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other vertebrates and of invertebrates. It covers some applications of animal-behavior knowle
Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the Solar System, orbiting the Sun once every 87.969 days. The orbit of Mercury has the highest eccentricity of all the Solar System planets, and it has the smallest axial tilt.
Erien, Year One—Grade 5 Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Erien, a fifth-grade teacher in her first year, strives to include and manage class discussions in science learning.
Mathematical patterns using building blocks.
Studying at University: A Guide for First Year Students
Studying at University: A guide for first year students' is intended to provide new students with the knowledge and skills required for coping with their studies and academic assignments at the university. This includes guidance on healthy learning habits, successful learning strategies, making the most of lectures and other learning opportunities and detailed advice around academic reading and writing tasks. The guide also provides specific information on various resources for students at the