Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011: Panel 3
The Challenge of Secularism in the Political and Religious Spheres in the Arab World: Belkacem Benzenine-NRCSCAA http://rps.berkeley.edu/ http://igov.berkeley.edu/
The price of war in Libya
July 14 - Rebels bury their dead after costly battle to regain town in Western Mountains. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
An invitation for Cindy
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to send out an invitation card to a friend, you will listen to specific information. You will be able to infer the meaning of unknown words.
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"The U.S. and R.O.C.: A Fresh Start" (video)
Keynote speech by Deputy Representative Ta-tung Jacob Chang, Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States. Part of a free conference sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago, and International House.Author(s):
Learn Vocabulary with New Bleach Ending Theme!
Catchy voice and beautiful lyrics, new Bleach ending theme has become a huge hit in Japan! The song is called, アオイトリ (Aoi Tori) by Fumika. There are so many great vocabulary in this song and I am sure you will have a lot of fun learning while listening to this awesome song! The course starts [...]
1.5.2 Planning your study time One of the most difficult aspects of being a student is fitting in your studying with everything else in your life. This is why this unit focuses on organisational skills including time management. It is important both to find enough time to study and then to try to make the most effective use of your time. Finding enough time can be quite a challenge! It often means giving up some activities you currently enjoy or perhaps negotiating with your family and friends to pass on some of the daily
One of the most difficult aspects of being a student is fitting in your studying with everything else in your life. This is why this unit focuses on organisational skills including time management. It is important both to find enough time to study and then to try to make the most effective use of your time. Finding enough time can be quite a challenge! It often means giving up some activities you currently enjoy or perhaps negotiating with your family and friends to pass on some of the daily
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Hundreds of mussels attached to rocks in the rocky intertidal zone
Mussels have two hard shells for protection and avoid drying out. When the shell is open, the bivalve extends its foot for digging or anchoring. Mussels need ocean water for food. They are found in lower and middle intertidal regions.
Polar: PIXIE at Perigee on May 11, 1999 (North)
On May 11, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared. Dropping to a small fraction of its normal density and to half its normal speed, the solar wind died down enough to allow physicists to observe particles flowing directly from the Suns corona to Earth. This severe change in the solar wind also drastically changed the shape of Earths magnetic field and produced a rare auroral display at Earths North Pole.
[Suresh 185] Poem: The train moved
[Suresh 185] Poem: The train moved कविता (Kavita): रेल चली | (Rail chalee ) The train moved देवनागरी (Devanagari) लिप्यंतरण (Lipyantaran) Transliteration अनुवाद (Anuwaad)Translation रेल (train) चली (moved) , भाई...
Inequalities and Absolute Value Homework -- Sample Test: Inequalities and Absolute Values
This module provides a sample test on inequalities and absolute values.
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
This patient education program explains massage therapy, its benefits, risks, and what to expect during and after a massage. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.