Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
"Music and Dance Rhythms from the Balkans"
A demonstration by John Kuo, Director of the Chicago ensemble Balkanske Igre. Presented in Angelina Ilieva's class on Balkan Folklore. Co-sponsored by the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies, and the University of Chicago Arts Planning Council.
21F.703 Spanish III (MIT)
This course is the first intermediate-level course in Spanish, with a focus on grammar review, additional vocabulary, writing of essays in Spanish and enhancement of cultural awareness. Group activities and projects, and conversation are emphasized. There are detailed simulation activities, readings about literature and art from Latin America and Spain, activities with music videos and interviews, and viewings of recent films such as El espinazo del diablo, Juana la loca, and María llena
How To Fold an Origami Swan
Viewers are introduced to the art of Origami by watching this step-by-step video teaching how to create a simple swan. (01:55)
How to Make Paper Cranes
This 4:30 long video is a step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami. Moves slowly and easy to follow.
Routines in Everyday Math-- Frames and Arrows
This video helps teachers and parents work with students on the EDM routine. Run time 3:36.
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.
Underwater Survival Techniques
Some animals are masters at camouflage. Watch this video and see if you can see through their cunning disguises. You get to see the frogfish, ghost pipe fish, leaf scorpion fish, and cockatoo wasps fish. The video will compliment a lesson on animal defenses - mimicry, camouflage, and protective resemblance. Run time 01:40.
“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies”
A presentation and discussion with University of Chicago Professors Roger Myerson, Department of Economics & Marshall Sahlins, Department of Anthropology. Roger Myerson: "A Field Manual for the Cradle of Civilization" Marshall Sahlins: "On the Anthropology of the Counterinsurgency Field Manual" Part of the April 2009 conference on "Reconsid
11.949 Cities in Conflict: Theory and Practice (MIT)
This course's aims are two-fold: to offer students the theoretical and practical tools to understand how and why cities become torn by ethnic, religious, racial, nationalist, and/or other forms of identity that end up leading to conflict, violence, inequality, and social injustice; and to use this knowledge and insight in the search for solutions As preparation, students will be required to become familiar with social and political theories of the city and the nation and their relationship to
Emissions Trading for Australia: Leader or Laggard?
Will emissions trading harm or benefit the economy? Can emissions trading get Australia to a low emissions future? What is the right way toward an effective post-Kyoto international scheme? This is an opportunity to engage with leading experts as they present their perspectives.
IPL: Tales of genes, gender and genealogy - Audio
"Tales of genes, gender and genealogy" Professor Vicky Cameron's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Department of Medicine University of Otago, Christchurch.
Latin American Business Conference: "Sustained Growth in Latin America: Key Lessons From Chile"
Lecture by Pedro Aspe, Protego, former Finance Minister of Mexico; from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
It's a rainy day and all Father Bear wants to do is read the newspaper in peace. But Little Bear gets the hiccups and his friends make noise trying ot help cure him.
Little Bear-Rainy Day Tales
A rainy day can't put a damper on Little Bear's fun, as he leads his friends through outdoor and indoor activities including puddle-jumping and acting in a play.
Little Bear-Family Portrait
Little Bear and his parents take a family portrait. Bear gets dressed up in a suit and then invites all his friends. Little Bear and his friends preparte for a portait by taking a lot of funny pictures.
Little Bear-Father's Flying Flapjacks
Little Bear and his father surprise Mother Bear with a breakfast of Father's famous flying flapjacks.
Little Bear-I'm Going to the Moon
Little Bear makes himself a space helmet so that he can fly to the moon. He jumps to the moon from a tree and comes to a house much like his own. Mother Bear fools him by telling him that her own Little Bear has gone to the moon.
Little Bear-Pudding Hill
Little Bear and Father Bear are going camping on the top of a hill. On the way they meet many new animals; birds, chipmunks and a moose!
21L.449 End of Nature (MIT)
This subject offers a broad survey of texts (both literary and philosophical) drawn from the Western tradition and selected to trace the growth of ideas about nature and the natural environment of mankind. The term nature in this context has to do with the varying ways in which the physical world has been conceived as the habitation of mankind, a source of imperatives for the collective organization and conduct of human life. In this sense, nature is less the object of complex scientific in