President Amy Gutmann "I'm First"
"I'm First." -- University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann
Amy Gutmann was the first in her family to attend college—she attended Harvard (Radcliffe) on a generous financial aid package.
This year at Penn, one out of every eight incoming freshmen is the first in their families to attend college. Penn's all-grant, no-loan financial aid package is available to every eligible undergraduate student. If you can get in to Penn, you can graduate without student loans.
While Penn is the la
Rock and Roll - A Brief History
This is an historical snapshot of rock and roll music a new style of music that became popular in 1951. The video explains how money influenced music and tells of its cross-racial appeal. Explores briefly the career of Elvis Presley. Video uses still images. (2:39)
17.471 American National Security Policy (MIT)
This course examines the problems and issues confronting American national security policymakers and the many factors that influence the policies that emerge. But this is not a course about "threats," military strategies, or the exercise of military power.
What threatens those interests? How should the U.S. defend those interests? What kind of military should we build? Should the U.S. enter into alliances with other countries? Do we need a larger Navy? How much should we spend on weapons procure
Letteratura artistica o storia della critica d'arte
La storia della critica d’arte si occupa di tutte le fonti letterarie relative alle arti della visione classificabili in storia dell’arte, critica d’arte, letteratura artistica e intende trovare un senso nell’evoluzione del pensiero sull’arte collegato con le diverse circostanze storiche; la letteratura artistica si configura come un repertorio delle fonti, dei documenti scritti relativi alle opere d’arte figurative, nel quale prevale l’impegno documentario, l’illustrazione dei t
Chatterbox and Family Literacy in Trinidad and Tobago
These modules are placed together to encourage dialogue among teachers about new ways to approach the study and teaching of Literacy. The hope is that the pragmatic slant described here will assist others in looking for "home-grown", workable approaches that could solve Literacy problems.
This teacher-created video features a teacher explaining comparative adjectives ( adjectives used to compare two nouns). The teacher explains the use of -er and more to make comparisons; examples are shown on a white board. ( 5:31)
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
17.486 Japan and East Asian Security (MIT)
This subject is designed for graduate students interested in international politics, national security and comparative political economy in East Asia. It examines the political, military, and economic challenges facing Japan, its neighbors, and the international system under conditions of great uncertainty. Topics range from the history of once "new" world orders to theories that inform our understanding of international affairs and foreign policy decision-making, as each is related to Japan. We
The First Words to Teach Kids
Learn form an expert teacher what the best first words are to
teach kids in this free education video clip on home schooling your
How To Convert from Scientific Notation To Standard Form
This video demonstrates how to change numbers from scientific notation to standard form by multiplying a decimal by a power of ten. It also explains when to move the decimal point to the right or left depending on the exponent. Six examples are shown with step-by-step instructions. (3:22)
Access.ca : social studies resources for Canadian teachers
This site is an educational product of the Historica Foundation. It was created by 7th Floor Media, a program of Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University with the aim of providing free access to educational resources suitable for use by teachers of social science subjects. Topics covered include history, politics, immigration, Canadian culture, first peoples in Canada. Contributors include: The Canadian Encyclopedia, the Historica Foundation, Library and Archives Canada, the McCord Museum. It
Frequency - Sixty Symbols
You've heard of kilohertz and megahertz, but when things get down to the size of atoms, wave frequency gets to some seriously high values. Video discusses the various types of waves and why there is a difference is what you hear and see. Video is of good quality and is appropriate for high school students. Run time 07:02.
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
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