Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination
In this video, Sal Khan focuses on Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House to Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:27)
The History of The United Nations
This three minute video is a review of the history of the United Nations using original footage. A good overview.
Using Soccer to Help Underprivileged Kids
Brad Namdar, a journalism major at SMU, founded "Dream Big" to teach soccer to low-income children. SMU helped Brad by awarding him a grant under its Big iDeas program and he was featured on a May 27, 2011, segment of "Texans with Character" by CBS 11 News in Dallas. Read more about "Dream Big" at http://dreambigsoccer.net/. Read more about SMU Big iDeas at http://smu.edu/bigideas/ See more "Texans with Character" at http://dfw.cbslocal.com/category/watch-listen/texans-with-character/
SP.268 The Mathematics in Toys and Games (MIT)
We will explore the mathematical strategies behind popular games, toys, and puzzles. Topics covered will combine basic fundamentals of game theory, probability, group theory, and elementary programming concepts. Each week will consist of a lecture and discussion followed by game play to implement the concepts learned in class.
1.1.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
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Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 4.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at email@example.com.]
Edgar Allan Poe
This three-minute, student-created biography highlights the more important parts of Poe's life and is a good overview. It uses a narrator and paintings and other images to convey the story.
Class of 2011 Graduation highlights
Ten months of readings, papers, exercises and complex seminar discussions paid off for the Army War College Class of 2011 as they graduated in front of friends, family, colleagues and international partners on the historic parade grounds of Carlisle Barracks. The resident class, made up of senior U.S. and international military officers and senior federal civilians, applied past experiences into today's complex security environment with new studies to develop themselves for strategic responsibil
Woorden en zinnen zetten je aan tot bewegen : Bewegingsexpressie Klasactiviteit met allerhande lessuggesties muzische opvoeding, deelleerplan bewegingsexpressie, waarbij woorden en zinnen aanzetten tot bewegen.
Klasactiviteit met allerhande lessuggesties muzische opvoeding, deelleerplan bewegingsexpressie, waarbij woorden en zinnen aanzetten tot bewegen.
Speech exercise: Bruxelles, ville gastronomique
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to express your opinion about a city.
2.1 The history of the common law Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Lucky, A Dog and Her Doctors
A golden retriever named Lucky lived up to her name when she conquered a dangerous form of cancer and went on to win the title Master Hunter from the American Kennel Club, thanks to state-of-the-art oncology treatment at Oregon State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Tree peony leaf
The leaves of the tree peony have lobes, or sections, to them. The middle lobe has notches in its tip, but the lobes on either side of the middle lobe are rounded.
CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune. consultation médicale.
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Titre : CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune.
Intervenants : Anne LESUR (Médecin oncologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Virginie ADAM (Psychologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Résumé : Anne LESUR médecin oncologue prend en charge les patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein en fin de traitement chirurgic
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Remains of a Libyan compound
June 20 - Libyan officials say at least 15 civilians were killed when NATO airstrikes hit a compound owned by a top Gaddafi aide. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Meet the Artist: Grazia Toderi
On the opening night of "Directions: Grazia Toderi," the Italian artist introduces her recent projections and drawings, which transform the artifacts of a culture obsessed with technology and surveillance into celestial meditations both poetic and chilling. Recorded Thursday, April 21, 6:45 pm.
Lower Intermediate S6 #5 - Japanese Calculations and Good Conversation
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! A trip to the gym in Japan isn’t in the cards for you today: you just got your workout by lifting box after box of heavy produce at the Japanese greengrocer. You pause to add up the various weights you’ve lifted, and your calculations come to more than a thousand pounds! [...]