A Conversation With Senator Elizabeth Warren
Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses her new memoir, A Fighting Chance, with journalist and political commentator E.J. Dionne.
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Professor Talent Show, CPW 2011
SaveTFP's Third Annual CPW Professor Talent Show April 9, 2011 Featuring: Franz Ulm (1) Barbara Hughey (2) Scott Aaronson (6) Jon Gruber (14)
Ilıpınar Zooarchaeology: (Overview)
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The Siege and Battle of Corinth: A New Kind of War
tells the story of two Civil War engagements near Corinth, a small Mississippi town established in the 1850s where two railroads crossed. On October 2, 1862, Confederates attacked Union forces that occupied the town and that had built extensive entrenchments and earthworks (which are featured at this website). By nightfall the next day, 2,360 Union and 4,848 Confederate men were dead or wounded.
The Battle of Oriskany: Blood Shed a Stream Running Down
tells how long-standing prejudices and the Revolutionary War unleashed massive bloodshed among inhabitants of New York's Mohawk Valley. Located in rich farmland and at a strategic point in a fur trade route, the valley had been settled by European immigrants who had prospered from productive farms and lucrative trade. As war broke out, everyone had to choose sides: Rebel or Tory. It was not easy for many. Five hundred years of unity among the Six Nations was broken.
Reality Television: The Makeover
This lesson introduces students to makeover television as a genre. Students discuss the conventions of makeover television and the promise of personal transformation, and examine ethical issues presented by these shows. Students examine their own response to the genre and create a makeover show of their own.
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 4. Plant Life Cycles
What is a plant? One distinguishing feature of members of the Plant Kingdom is their life cycle. In this session, flowering plants serve as examples for studying the plant life cycle by considering the roles of seeds, flowers, and fruits. A comparison to animal life cycles reveals some surprising similarities and intriguing differences.,This segment introduces plants in terms of variety and adaptations.
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 3. Animal Life Cycles
One characteristic of all life forms is a life cyclefrom reproduction in one generation to reproduction in the next. This session introduces life cycles by focusing on continuity of life in the Animal Kingdom. In addition to considering what aspects of life cycles can be observed directly, the underlying role of DNA as the hereditary material is explored.,Students are presented with a live cockatiel bird and are asked where it came from.
Looking at Learning ... Again, Part 2: Workshop 2. Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing,Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeable about students home environments. See and hear from Dr. Civil, the teachers she works with, and a long-standing parent mathematics group, and fo
Journal of the House of Lords: volume 16 1696-1701
Covers a period of intense European diplomacy including the Partition treaties concerning Spanish territory.
Coiled on seafloor
Moving into a care home can have a profound emotional impact on an individual – just the anticipation of residential care is one of the biggest sources of fear for the elderly. This unit discusses the role of social workers and care staff in supporting individuals through the transition, and how residential environments affect quality of life.
Introduction to the Dinoflagellata
This website features an overview of the Dinoflagellata, a large and diverse group of unicellular protists. Introductory information is displayed on the main page and links are provided to additional webpages featuring the dinoflagellate fossil record, life history and ecology, systematics and morphology. Links are also provided to other websites addressing various aspects of dinoflagellates.
Mr. Penn and Ms. Penn 2010
On Nov. 8, 2010, more than two dozen University of Pennsylvania students vied for the title of Mr. Penn and Ms. Penn in the 18th annual bodybuilding competition and fundraiser for the Penn women's track and field team. For more information about the women's track and field program, visit http://www.pennathletics.com/SportSelect.dbml?&DB_OEM_ID=1700&SPID=558&SPSID=10760. For an article in The Daily Pennsylvanian about the competition, visit http://thedp.com/article/penn-students-flaunt-it-fi
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum - Session 05
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum at The Australian National University on 27 October, 2010. The US & Climate Change, Panel Discussion and launch of the Centre for Climate Economics & Policy The United States & Climate Change Matt Rogers Former Senior Adviser to Secretary Chu, United States Department of Energy. Concluding Discussion: Where to Next? Stephen Howes Director, International & Development Economics, Crawford School of Economics & Government, ANU. Andreas Löschel The Centre for Eu
Spartan Sagas: Gary Ferenchick
Gary Ferenchick earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of Natural Science in 1979 and 1982, respectively, and an MD from the College of Human Medicine in 1984. Currently, he's chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and associate professor of medicine at Michigan State. He says Spartan physicians are distinguished from others for their care and attention to each patient's story and values in developing a treatment plan. "This place is a friendly place, and I honestl
Liu honored at banquet
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is honored during a banquet and march after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Ep.1, PBS Napoleon (To Destiny) Part 5
This excellent PBS series, filled with historical re-enactments and narrated by David McCullough, starts with Napoleon receiving the crown of France. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
ECON 302-01, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course is a general survey of the major theoretical tools and key policy issues concerning the field of MACRO- ECONOMCS, i.e. the aggregate operation of the economy and (macroeconomic) policy. Key questions raised in the course include: What is macroeconomics? (The subject matter of macroeconomics) What is the analytical tool kit macroeconomists apply? Why are people unemployed (