Crown Forum: Otis Moss, Jr. Oratorical Contest
Nine finalists competed for the winning spots for the Otis Moss, Jr. Oratorical Contest. The topic for this year's competition is Men of Morehouse: Shattering the Silence Concerning Caliginous and Ineffectual Solutions to Global ills of Modern Society.
The 2012 CLARK KERR LECTURES - Contemporary Trends: Diagnoses and Conditional Predictions
The 2012 CLARK KERR LECTURES Lecture 3: Contemporary Trends: Diagnoses and Conditional Predictions The third lecture turns to the present and future. The lecturer initially sketches a """"perfect storm"""": a confluence of adverse economic, political, and institutional changes that, to many, spell revolutionary transformation if not doom for higher education. In the remainder he assesses the most salient of these changes in the context of what our institutions of higher education have become.
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz: Challenges of global health
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, delivers a public lecture at Madingley Hall on 24 November 2011. The lecture is chaired by Dr Ron Zimmern, Chairman of the Foundation for Genomics and Population Health, and introduced by Dr Rebecca Lingwood, Director of Continuing Education at the University of Cambridge. Please note that the lecture proper begins at the 4:05 minute point in the video.
Electric Vehicles - the race is on
Experiential, hands-on learning is the goal of the WSU Electric Vehicle Team, one of 30 clubs in the College of Engineering and Architecture. Mentored by Kirk Reinkens, students design and build one-person vehicles powered by AC electrical systems. Their skills are tested in nationally recognized Electrathons, where drivers compete to see how fast and far their cars can go in an hour.
The Gaza Kitchen: Documenting a Culinary Heritage and a Food System under Stress [Audio]
Speaker(s): Laila El-Haddad, Maggie Schmitt | In the summer of 2010, writer Laila El-Haddad and food documentarian Maggie Schmitt were able to fulfil a long-held plan to travel the length of the Gaza Strip, documenting all aspects of the Gaza District's notably distinctive cuisine, the lives of many experienced Gaza cooks, and the challenges facing the Strip's food system today. The result is The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey, a richly illustrated volume whose 130 fully kitchen-te
"The Prefix Kix" Song-Learn About Prefixes and Suffixes
This video uses a rock song to teach about prefixes and suffixes. Prefixes and suffixes are listed on the screen with their meanings. Good examples are given. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review prefixes and suffixes in the upper elementary classroom. (3:04)
Beddington to West Wickham and back via Beckenham
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Past tense grammar presentation
Past tense grammar presentation.
Newcastle English country dancers - Mage on a Cree
Newcastle English country dancers perform the dance of Mage on a Cree (to the tune of Lilibulero) at the Renaissance pleasure faire.
Lecture 07 - 10/14/2010
SMU Alumnus Sterling Moore plays in Super Bowl XLVI
SMU Alumnus Sterling Moore was a defensive back for the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI on February 5, 2012. Moore, who helped the Patriots snatch victory from the jaws of defeat in their 23-20 victory over the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game, played for the Mustangs for three seasons - 2007-09.
Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
Lesson #044, Thursday These colors must match the number and the gender of the noun which they modify: bianco = white nero = black rosso = red giallo = yellow grigio = gray camicia bianca = white shirt pantaloni bianchi = white pants vestito bianco = white dress scarpe bianche = white shoes These colors must match the number only of the noun which they modify: verde = green marrone = brown celeste = sky blue arancione
These colors must match the number and the gender of the noun which they modify:
bianco = white
nero = black
rosso = red
giallo = yellow
grigio = gray
camicia bianca = white shirt
pantaloni bianchi = white pants
vestito bianco = white dress
scarpe bianche = white shoes
These colors must match the number only of the noun which they modify:
verde = green
marrone = brown
celeste = sky blue
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Using the Prepositions At, In, and On
This video contains a slide show which defines prepositions and prepositional phrases. The video defines at, in, and on and shows examples of how to use them in sentences. The video concludes with practice activities where students complete sentences with either at, in, or on. ( 4:50)
This 14 minute video explores a number of different career
refreshment opportunities as three teachers discuss the breaks they took from their day-to-day roles. This is a British video, but the ideas are valid for teachers most everywhere.
A Journey Through the Human Eye: How We See
We depend on our eyes more than any other sense, however many of us take this precious gift for granted. Without them, we could not experience a beautiful sunset, see the faces of our loved ones, or view the natural marvels of the world. We rely on our eyesight for so much, but most people have only a vague idea of how our eyes work. There are actually many different parts of the eye working together to form a unique self-sustaining system. Though smaller than a ping-pong ball, the eye allows us
Bruce West, professor of photography - Academic Spotlight
Bruce West, professor of photography in the art and design department, recently exhibited his photos highlighting the State of Mississippi. The exhibit, titled "Mississippi Photographs 1860s-Present," was on display in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. The exhibit is a survey of Mississippi photography over the last 150 years. It included work from Professor West and other photographers, such as Walker Evans, William Eggleston and author Eudora Welty. Professor West's appearan