Thunderbird Back To School 2011
Thunderbird's fall classes have just started. Here is what the first week on campus looked like. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Tigerama 2011 - Through the Eyes of a Tiger
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A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
Abbas makes Palestinian statehood claim at U.N.
Sept. 23 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds up paper application for statehood to applause at the United Nations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Biggs cut net long equity exposure from 70 to 20 pct in week
Sept. 23 - Traxis Partners' Barton Biggs says his firm's investments remain very conservative, significantly reducing net-long equity exposure and maintaining large exposures to cash, technology and Asia.
All About Hedgehogs
A hedgehog is a small animal covered with a thick coat of sharp spines. This video features an interview with an expert on hedgehogs who describes the care and needs of the lively creature.This video provides helpful information for anyone considering the hedgehog as a pet. ( 4:22)
"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
Laboratorio de arquitectura de redes de comunicaciones
La asignatura presenta un planteamiento de aprendizaje basado en la creación de programas. Las primeras sesiones proponen la creación de sencillos programas para comprender conceptos como E/S en C, gestión de listas enlazadas, sockets en C, majeno de librerias propias de la asignatura que serán empleados en posteriores programas más complejos.
Barack's Message for Hispanic Heritage Month
This is a 1:45 speech by the president in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The Desert: A First Film
Despite the desert's hot and dry conditions, many different kinds of plants and animals have adapted and thrived in these arid regions. "Desert" explores the plants and animals that live in these regions, and provides explanations of how they have adjusted to this unusual and extraordinarily harsh environment. (01:22)
TALAT Lecture 5104: Basic Approaches to Prevent Corrosion of Aluminium
This lecture describes important measures for the prevention of corrosion of unprotected, bare aluminium. Basic knowledge of corrosion behaviour of aluminium and some knowledge of the electrochemical nature of corrosion is assumed
Economic Update on WBAI Sept 24
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UK retailers feel the heat
Sept. 30 - UK retailers fear a dip in winter clothing sales as Britain enjoys unseasonably warm weather. Kirsty Basset reports.
Fashion goes to the dogs
Sept. 26 - Puppy fashion takes center stage at Buenos Aires' most exclusive fashion event. Sharon Reich reports.
polar bears - how do they do that
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
Snowscene - Quiz
Students will be able to understand the symbolism in this poem.
Biology: Biomes: The Desert
This educational biology video will assist biology students to study and identify the four types of aridity deserts: edaphic, physical physiological, chemical physiological, mineral physiological, and climatic physiological. (1:58)
An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
WBAA: Engineering and Social Justice
Dr. Alice Pawley, assistant professor in Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, talks about the book Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond from Purdue University Press. Pawley contributed to the book and is co-editor with colleagues Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia) and Dr. Donna Riley (Smith College). The book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would