America’s Aging Infrastructure: What to Fix, and Who Will Pay?
In the U.S., infrastructure is usually silent and forgotten -- until the power goes off, the ATM stops working or a neighborhood is consumed by fire. In September, a 54-year-old gas pipeline exploded in San Bruno, Calif., killing eight people and damaging more than 50 homes. Seven weeks earlier, an oil pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled more than a million gallons of crude. According to experts, the country's infrastructure is a huge market that holds tremendous business opportunities, but th
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
One Nation, Many Roots [Audio]
Speaker(s): John Denham MP, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Sunder Katwala | Britain as "One Nation" is an idea that originated with the Conservative Party, in particular its Victorian leader Benjamin Disraeli who saw Britain divided into two nations, the rich and the poor. Disraeli defined "One Nation" politics as the practices necessary to, "maintain the institutions of the realm and elevate the condition of the people". In his 2012 conference speech the Labour leader Ed Miliband defined his party as "On
Introduction to Clauses
This is a video presentation about different kinds of clauses. There is an introduction explaining the difference between words, phrases and clauses and there are several examples.
Learn About a More Complicated Friction/Inclined Plane Problem
Khan Academy Presents: Fun with two masses, some wire, a pulley, and a ramp with friction. (10:15) Sal Khan uses computer software and different colors for demonstration.
What's a Pulley? (rap song)
The "rap" video explains that a pulley is a simple machine. See how a pully helps to lift weight and reduce the amount of work required. This short, repetative song will help students remember that a "pulley is a simple machine" but does not have much content beyond that.
Kilauea Volcano Erupts - Dramatic Video
This video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. Kilauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Topographically Kilauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kilauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. However, research over the past few decades shows clearly that Kilauea has its own magma-plumbing system, extending to the surface
Future of the Union: Northern Ireland [Audio]
Speaker(s): Martin McGuinness MP MLA | Editor's note: The recording comprises the lecture only, it does not include the the question and answer session. There was a short interruption 11 minutes into the lecture owing to fire alarm, this section has been edited out of the recording. The deputy first minister of Northern Ireland will discuss his view of Northern Ireland’s position in the future of the Union. Martin McGuinness is a Sinn Féin politician and the current deputy first minister of N
21W.730-4 Expository Writing: Analyzing Mass Media (MIT)
This course focuses on developing and refining the skills that will you need to express your voice more effectively as an academic writer. As a focus for our writing this semester, this course explores what it means to live in the age of mass media. We will debate the power of popular American media in shaping our ideas of self, family and community and in defining social issues. Throughout the semester, students will focus on writing as a process of drafting and revising to create essays that a
Session 3: Getting students to chose a viable blogging subject/topic In this session you will be introduced to ways you can support students in finding a topic to blog about, which is referred to as a niche. Niche blogging is important for: establishing one’s self as an expert in a given field, building an online community, discoverability online and attracting a loyal following.
Purpose/Aim of this session
In this session you will be introduced to ways you can support students in finding a topic to blog about, which is referred to as a niche. Niche blogging is important for: establishing one’s self as an expert in a given field, building an online community, discoverability online and attracting a loyal following.
SKYPE - Managing contacts
This tutorial discusses ways to find contacts, as well as to put them into catagories.
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for Oct. 12, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for Oct. 12, 2012.
How to remove temporary files from your PC?
A quick how to video about how to delete temporary files. Moves rapidly. There is also an ad that runs the entire video.
Arrests at gunpoint in Syria
Dec. 31 - Amateur video purports to show Syrian security forces making armed arrests as protests continue and Arab League observers patrol the country. Katharine Jackson reports.
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
Aporia is an online undergraduate philosophy journal based at Brigham Young University in Utah, USA. All articles are written by undergraduates, and the staff of the journal consists of BYU philosophy students. Submissions are subject to a peer review process, and the journal also invites critical notices - brief pieces criticising papers which appear in the journal. The journal has appeared twice yearly since 2002, and covers a wide range of philosophy topics. Recent article titles have include
21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
Happy Grad - Chevy Commercial
A graduating son is
excited about his parents' gift... or is he? Watch this Chevy
commercial to find out more! Commercials can be used to teach a variety
of reading comprehension skills. Inferencing questions are provided
What gift does the son think he is getting? Why does he think this?
What gift are the parents ACTUALLY giving him? How do you know this?
English episcopal acta, 1064-1305
This is a Web page detailing the context, range and availability of the 'English Episcopal Acta, 1064-1305' dataset now hosted by ESDS and formerly hosted by the History Data Service (HDS), based at the UK Data Archive University of Essex (formerly part of the Arts and Humanities Data Service - AHDS). The data is available to order from the HDS as tab delimited files. From this Web page you may download a PDF of images of the study documentation. To make use of this dataset you must first regist
Circles Radius Diameter & Pi Math Learning Upgrade
Video is in song form and discusses the circumference, radius, pi and more. The video shows the formulas for finding circumference and area, and also explains the definition of Pi. (01:51)