Common Values and Federalism in Europe
David Hannay, Peter Sutherland and Peter Luff participate in a discussion on Common Values and Federalism in Europe. Part of the Europaeum Conference recorded at St Anthony's College in September 2010.
Why is Nanotechnology Multidisciplinary? A perspective of one EE
The field of nano-science and nano-technology covers a broad area of expertise. Classical fields of Physics, Chemistry, Material Science, Electrical/Mechanical/Chemical Engineering all are involved in the "new" field f nano. Research and development in that area is by its very nature multi-disciplinary, since I bridge a large length scale from atoms to systems and timescales from femto seconds to eternity. This presentation will give a personal perspective of an electrical engineer in the area o
This course is an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire, with an emphasis on urban planning and individual monuments and their decoration, including mural painting. While architectural developments in Rome, Pompeii, and Central Italy are highlighted, the course also provides a survey of sites and structures in what are now North Italy, Sicily, France, Spain, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, and North Africa. The lectures are
The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877
This course explores the causes, course, and consequences of the American Civil War, from the 1840s to 1877. The primary goal of the course is to understand the multiple meanings of a transforming event in American history. Those meanings may be defined in many ways: national, sectional, racial, constitutional, individual, social, intellectual, or moral. Four broad themes are closely examined: the crisis of union and disunion in an expanding republic; slavery, race, and emancipation as national
The effect of metacognitive strategies on subsequent participation in the middle school science clas
Metacognitive activities allow students to monitor the way in which they think, which encourages sustained thinking about science concepts. Teachers can sanction procedures that allow students to articulate the thinking process which in turn may foster greater voluntary participation. Research has shown that metacognitive strategies allow students to link concepts together, resulting in deeper understanding of science concepts. This promotes more in-depth questioning and understanding. In this r
Open Wide and Trek Inside
Open Wide and Trek Inside has several objectives. The first is to help students understand major concepts related to oral health. By focusing on the science of the oral environment, the module goes beyond the traditional "brushing and flossing" curriculum and presents to students the ways science has helped people understand how to take proper care of their mouths and the structures within. The second objective of the module is to engage students in the nature of science through inquiry. As st
Entretien sexologique avec une femme âgée avec apartés (Vidéo) Le film aborde le problème de la sexualité chez la personne
âgée : sexualité et conditions de vie, orgasme/plaisir, érection,
ménopause, maladies (cancers) et médicaments...
Il s'organise principalement autour d'une séance-type de
consultation médecin-patient. Cette consultation permet d'introduire les problèmes qui
peuvent survenir chez la personne âgée et la difficulté d'aborder le sujet:
comment inciter ...
Le film aborde le problème de la sexualité chez la personne âgée : sexualité et conditions de vie, orgasme/plaisir, érection, ménopause, maladies (cancers) et médicaments...
Il s'organise principalement autour d'une séance-type de consultation médecin-patient.
Cette consultation permet d'introduire les problèmes qui peuvent survenir chez la personne âgée et la difficulté d'aborder le sujet: comment inciter ...
Hong Kong's Tiananmen Square museum opens
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A museum dedicated to the bloody Tiananmen crackdown opens its doors to the public in Hong Kong, amid scuffles. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inte
Internships Lead To Jobs
Can't overstate the importance of internships and making sure the company and the work are what you want.
Native American Totem Poles
An explanation of Native American totem poles-their history, how they are made, and their purpose.
LEGO Mindstorms, Windows Phone, Azure and you "I'm bored" "There's nothing to do" "What is there to do?" Sound familiar yet? With summer here, there's a chance these, and like, phrases are echoing throughout your house (or your head... :) The answer? LEGO's of course!
"There's nothing to do"
"What is there to do?"
Sound familiar yet? With summer here, there's a chance these, and like, phrases are echoing throughout your house (or your head... :)
The answer? LEGO's of course!
What A Beautiful Jasmine
The Chinese class at the Foreign Language Institute performs "What a Beautiful Jasmine" during the Chinese New Year Celebration.
Social Movements, Political Violence and the State [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Donatella Della Porta | From Gezi Park in Istanbul to Tahrir Square in Cairo, as well as in the heart of Europe, threatened regimes have faced down massive protests with brutal repression. But when do mass social movements go underground and choose violence? Della Porta brings to bear her extensive research into left-wing, right-wing, ethnonationalist, and religious forms of political violence to answer this question. The comparison of quite different cases of escalation
Favorite Songs: A Vocal Recital by Chai-lun Yueh and Friends
Presented by the UM Confucius Institute, "Favorite Songs: A Vocal Recital by Chai-lun Yueh and Friends" was held on February 22, 2013 at Rackham Auditorium.
Understanding Latitude and Longitude
This video is to help explain latitude and longitude for my students in preparation for getting them to geolocate various features of the school. Students need to have a globe or world map with these lines to help them better understand this video. A follow-up lesson is in order where students find certain places by latitude and longitude. (7:34)
War of The Century - Part 7
This part of the documentary explains that the German did not step backwards even when they were not able to do much due to the weather. There is reference to both groups' harsh techniques. Some Ukrainian people had welcome the German who promised to set them free from Stalin. However, they were not helped by the Nazi. On the contrary, they would take their agrarian production. There is a description of the brutal Nazi occupation. The way the Jews were killed in Ukraine is mentioned.
Amazing Fungi Growth in Time-Lapse Photography
In this amazing BBC documentary, suitable for all grades, one can view time-lapse photography of different types of fungi growing.
Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
Completing the Circuit: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in Completing the Circuit.