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Técnicas Experimentales en Biología Celular
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"Japanese Education and Society in Crisis"
A talk by Yoshifumi Tawara, Secretary General of the Children and Textbooks Japan Network 21. Part of the Japan at Chicago Lecture Series: Celebrating Protest. Sponsored by the Japan Committee of the Center for East Asian Studies, the Human Rights Program, and the Center for International Studies.Author(s):
The devil's in the details - regulating financial innovation
With elections in India in a few months, the war on terror must be squarely at the centre of the political agenda. Not far away will be regulation of finance. As Sonia Gandhi put it, the poor had nothing to do with fancy sounding financial instruments. The livelihoods of the poor are at great risk now that financial globalisation has spread the damaging effects of some types of innovative finance across the world. Dr Paul Kattuman looks at the unintended consequences of complex, unproven financi
John James Ingalls: Fast Track. . .from Law to Politics
John James Ingalls came to Kansas Territory as a young man. He was raised in Massachusetts and trained as a lawyer. He first settled in Sumner, Atchison County. The letters home to his father in this podcast describe his growing success as a lawyer. He also becomes involved in territorial politics as part of the free state movement. His letters are articulate and humorous. Ingalls became a prominent Kansan, ultimately serving as one of the state's U.S. Senators. The text for this podcast
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
A nice cup of tea - Russell Bowes
Garden historian Russell Bowes talks about the horticultural history of the tea bag, from its origins in the foothills of the Himalayas right through to the modern tea bag.
Visual Learning Bridge: Wholes and Equal Parts
In this animated video, students will learn the difference between equal and unequal parts. Students will easily understand the concrete and colorful visuals. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review equal and unequal parts in the elementary classroom. (3:39)
What's at stake: Strait of Hormuz by the numbers
Jan. 5 - With millions of barrels of oil and oil product flowing through the Strait of Hormuz every day, Iran's threat to shut down traffic could have a big impact on world trade.
[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 6
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
Human Prehistory 101: Epilogue
Final video in a series that introduces human prehistory, this video describes how when people started crossing oceans, genetic and cultural differences between people from different continents began fading. (02:46)
Japanese Body Language and Gestures Lesson 1
This 1:39 long video shows how body language can be used to help students understand how gestures can help them learn Japanese. A woman shows a gesture and explains its meaning. The gesture demonstrated means, " I'm Sorry."
Buoyancy Brainteasers (Interactive)
What will it take to make a floating toy sub sink to the bottom of a bathtub? You're sitting in a boat in a pool of water. With you in the boat is a large rock. You toss the rock overboard. Will the pool's water level rise, fall, or stay the same? Which way do you think a helium balloon inside an idling car will move when the driver puts the pedal to the metal? Put your understanding of the factors that influence an object's buoyancy to the test in this interactive brainteaser
Parts of Plants 2
French Basics -The Vowels Plus the Following: i - u - n - m
This video offers the correct way to say the combination/blend of certain vowels and consonants. (04:29) Each blend/combination is said once while the narrator pauses for you to repeat. ('Repetez' means repeat.)
Fry Phrases 4th Hundred
Article :: Creating Graphic Symbols in Adobe Fireworks CS6
In this excerpt from Adobe Fireworks Classroom in a Book, you will learn how to convert a simple logo graphic into a graphic symbol.
Caillou the Paleontologist (Interactive)
Discover what paleontologists do, find dinosaur bones and match each bone with the box containing the same shape. Assemble the dinosaur bones in a museum exhibit, and watch a short animated clip to see what the dinosaur looked like.
Henry Laurence, Karofsky Faculty Encore Lecture, Common Hour September 12, 2008
"You Can't Say That! Keeping Terrorists, War Crimes and Gay Marriage off TV." Henry Laurence is an associate professor of government with a joint appointment in Asian studies at Bowdoin. He teaches courses in Japanese and comparative politics, media and politics, and international political economy. In 2007–2008 he was a research associate at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University. He is currently writing a book on broadcasting politics that compares the BBC, PB