Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
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When E. P. Thompson first met the controversial Norwegian poet Nordhal Grieg, he was told of regret that Norway had remained neutral during the Great War. Thompson was also questioned eagerly about three young poets who had died in that … Continue reading
References How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature Reith Lectures 2008 - Chinese Vistas In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio] The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel De Carle Lecture 2014: History-Writing and Moral Community in China Naomi Wolf - Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation Cold War Franklin Roosevelt - FDR: A Voice of Hope Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC Timelapse of Harvard Housing Day 2015 21L.702 Studies in Fiction: Stowe, Twain, and the Transformation of 19th-Century America (MIT) Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition App for iOS Thousands protest the government of Haiti's President Martelly Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food Worlds of English A Fractured Future: climate change in an age of fossil fuel abundance [Audio]
Narrative style in literature refers to the storyteller or the narrator in a piece of writing, whether it be first, second or third person, omniscient or otherwise. Identify the narrative style of a piece of literature, while deciding whether or not to trust the narrator, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere. He has published poetry, essays, short fiction and a novel, and he has
The online companion to BBC Radio 4's 2008 Reith Lecture series allows users to listen to and read transcripts of talks and discussion from China expert Jonathan Spence. The Reith lectures were inaugurated in order to increase public understanding of important issues of the day, and in 2008 (Beijing Olympic year), Spence delivered lectures on: Chinese ideas of sport and athleticism; the relationship between China and the United States; China and the United Kingdom in the post-Mao era; and Confuc
Speaker(s): Jean-Paul Costa | A unique opportunity to put your questions to a former president of the European Court of Human Rights, via Twitter @LSELaw using #LSECosta. Jean-Paul Costa is the former president of the European Court of Human Rights.
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
Professor Haun Saussy, from the University of Chicago and a leading scholar of Chinese and comparative literature, delivers the third lecture in the 2014 De Carle Lecture series, History-Writing and Moral Community in China. The Chinese claim, seen with increasing frequency in current soft-power propaganda campaigns, of "5000 years of history" needs to be read in light of a process, over 2000 years long itself, of consensus-building by, of and for historians. How does such a thing as the Chinese
Naomi Wolf presented "Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America" at the 2012 Public Affairs Conference: Culture of Connectivity. The years 2011-12 have been rocked with protest and citizen activism -- around the world, but also in the U.S. The Occupy movement, the Tea Party movement and other grassroots efforts are on the rise where many people feel that "democracy is broken." People know that they want to fix our Republic, but they are not sure exactly how. Based on what
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.
A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Elected in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was a reassuring presence for many Americans through the trials of the Great Depression. Tom Brokaw is one of the commentators. This video will provide real life application for students with its real footage of Franklin Roosevelt. (04:36)
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
To welcome freshmen to their Houses, upperclassmen joined them in Harvard Yard to celebrate and demonstrate House spirit. Read more on the Harvard Gazette (http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/03/day-of-destiny/) and check out the Storify at https://storify.com/harvard/harvard-college-housing-day-2015.
This seminar looks at two bestselling nineteenth-century American authors whose works made the subject of slavery popular among mainstream readers. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain have subsequently become canonized and reviled, embraced and banned by individuals and groups at both ends of the political and cultural spectrum and everywhere in between.
'Listen to classical music with flowing scores with your iPhone or iPad.SyncScore provides a new way of enjoying classic compositions. You can listen to compositions while the score flows in a synchronized fashion. Carefully hand-picked classic recordings are high quality and can be played in the background too.Album InformationMussorgsky Pictures at an ExhibitionArtist: Sviatoslav Richter14 tracks30 minutes 24 secondsTrack InformationPromenadeGnomusPromenadeThe Old Castle; PromenadeTuileriesByd
Thousands of Haitians take to the streets of Port-au-Prince to protest the government of President Michel Martelly, as well as the government of Canada for supporting Martelly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 includi
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem. (01:47)
How has the English language spread internationally - and is the worldwide influence of English a cause for celebration or concern? How is it changing in response to social, cultural, and technological developments? ‘Worlds of English’ investigates these notions by looking at the expansion of English in China since the 1970s, how it is now the dominant language used at the European Parliament and how a local vernacular in Singapore, known as 'Singlish' is causing controversy. It also examin
Speaker(s): Lord Browne of Madingley | Editor's note: We appologise for the explicit language used in part of the question and answer session. In 1997, Lord Browne broke ranks with the rest of the oil industry and acknowledged the risk posed by the climate change. In this lecture he will reflect on the progress made since that speech, and the prospects for the future. John Browne is a former chief executive of BP.
How to Identify Narrative Style in Literature
Reith Lectures 2008 - Chinese Vistas
In Conversation with Jean-Paul Costa [Audio]
The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
De Carle Lecture 2014: History-Writing and Moral Community in China
Naomi Wolf - Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
Franklin Roosevelt - FDR: A Voice of Hope
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Timelapse of Harvard Housing Day 2015
21L.702 Studies in Fiction: Stowe, Twain, and the Transformation of 19th-Century America (MIT)
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition App for iOS
Thousands protest the government of Haiti's President Martelly
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
Worlds of English
A Fractured Future: climate change in an age of fossil fuel abundance [Audio]