How To Discover A Planet
Thousands of planets - ones that look totally different than what we're used to (and could host life!) - exist outside of our solar system. But we're only just now starting to find them! Ashley takes you behind the simple technique that astronomers have been using to discover these curious new planets. ---------- Awesome MIT videos on exoplanets and outer space, MIT course materials, educator resources, and Ashley's bio can be found here: http://k12videos.mit.edu/how-to-discover-a-new-planet ---
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Finding Common Denominator
This selection teaches three ways to find a common denominator: see if the smaller denominator goes into the larger one, multiply the two denominators, or find the least common multiple. An example of each method is worked on an interactive white board. ( 3:07)
In this animated video to decipher Dark Marker's message, the Pentastic Four travel to 1776 in search of clues. Dotty introduces F.A.N.B.O.Y.S., an acronym used to remember each of the coordinating conjunctions.
This video has no sound and is just a list of subordinating conjunctions. They are used to introduce dependent clauses. (0:27)
Teaching Kids with Alphabet Sound Charts
Learn how to teach kids the alphabet with alphabet sound
charts, and teach them to learn a word that starts with each letter of
the alphabet, in this free home schooling video on education.
How to make a paper Christmas tree ball or origami icosidodecahedron
This is the video for making a fairly complicated origami christmas tree ball (icosidodecahedron). You definitely need to be somewhat practiced at paper folding for this project. The final outcome is great, and would look fabulous on your Christmas tree.
Marquette University Alumni Association Mentor Program
The Marquette University Alumni Association Mentor Program matches students with alumni. This provides an opportunity for students to gain professional insight from alumni by helping to prepare them for their professional journey following graduation from Marquette.
The Gruesome Reality of Civil War Medicine
During the Civil War, battlefield injuries often meant infection, amputation, and surgeries performed by inexperienced doctors. (03:08)
11.969 Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution (MIT)
The Workshop on Deliberative Democracy and Dispute Resolution, sponsored by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and The Flora and William Hewlett Foundation, is a two-day conference that brings together dispute resolution professionals and political theorists in the field of deliberative democracy.
"The Fifteen-Woman Lawsuit Opposing the Self-Defense Forces in Iraq" (video)
A talk by lawyer Michiko Nakajima. In the course of the Iraq War, citizens in Japan, singly or in groups, have been taking the state to court alleging violation of the "no war" clause of the Constitution in deploying Self-Defense Force troops. Feminist labor lawyer Michiko Nakajima led a group of 15 women plaintiffs in one such suit. This
Patterns of migration - a problem or opportunity?
Does the UK's current immigration policy cause us problems or does it provide us with opportunities for economic growth? Are we experiencing a new immigration phenomenon or is the flow of people from country to country something that has always been with us? Professor Zig Layton-Henry, Politics and International Studies, is an expert in the patterns and policy of migration. Length: 22 minutes
Managing Creativity and Creative Management
As the Creative Industries become a more important part of the global economy does the stereotype of the creative genius still persist? Do we need to rethink our ideas on creativity and understand how it works more clearly? Dr Chris Bilton, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, argues that organisations need to start thinking about creativity as a process and begin adapting traditional business strategies to develop a creative approach to management. Length: 25 minutes
Simons Center for the Social Brain: diverse approaches, singular focus
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01.03.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.BERLIN: Verteidigungsminister zu Guttenberg legt nach Informationen der "Bild"-Zeitung sein Amt noch an diesem Dienstag nieder. Ein entsprechendes Rücktrittsgesuch habe er bereits bei Bundeskanzlerin Merkel eingereicht. Auch das Bundespräsidialamt sei über Guttenbergs geplanten Schritt schon informiert worden. Da
Volcanic Activity: Vesuvius Buries Pompeii
Vesuvius' Eruption That Buried Pompeii - Vesuvius' most early eruption, is now its most famous. (01:24)
Under the Radar: A Symposium about Diversity and In/Visibility in the Arts
Presented by the Diversity Studies program, this event was recorded October 25, 2013, in Nahl Hall on the Oakland campus of California College of the Arts. CCA's Diversity Studies program presents Under the Radar: A Symposium about Diversity and In/Visibility in the Arts, a daylong symposium at which participants will examine and explore ways to create art and conduct art praxis parallel to the traditional venues of galleries, museums, and art agencies. The event highlights existing culturally
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo is the beautifully produced, easy to navigate, detailed site of the Petersburg Dostoevsky museum. The site provides: biographical information about the writer in chronological format, with family portraits; a link to the sub-site Dostoevskys Image (catalogued separately); a chronology of literary works with links to overviews and to the full-text source; detailed descriptions of (and links to) six other Dostoevsky museums; photographs of Dostoev
Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says [Audio]
Speaker(s): Navi Pillay | In recent years, the world has witnessed a number of incidents involving hate speech at times with wide-ranging and global repercussions. Many governments have put in place measures which not always are in consonance with international human rights law. This lecture recalls the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and showcases the jurisprudence of the