Spoken Word Poetry by Sarah Kay
"If I should have a daughter, instead of Mom, she's gonna call me Point B ... " began spoken word poet Sarah Kay, in a talk that inspired two standing ovations at TED2011. She tells the story of her metamorphosis -- from a wide-eyed teenager soaking in verse at New York's Bowery Poetry Club to a teacher connecting kids with the power of self-expression through Project V.O.I.C.E. -- and gives two breathtaking performances of "B" and "Hiroshima."
A performing poet since she was 14 yea
Engineer plans 6,000 mile trip on solar-powered tuk-tuk
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe An Indian electrical engineer plans a 6,000-mile odyssey on his customized solar powered tuk-tuk all the way to London to promote the idea of environmentally friendly travel. Jim Drury reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
4.123 Architectural Design, Level I: Perceptions and Processes (MIT)
This studio explores the notion of in-between by engaging several relationships; the relationship between intervention and perception, between representation and notation and between the fixed and the temporal. In the Exactitude in Science, Jorge Luis Borges tells the perverse tale of the one to one scale map, where the desire for precision and power leads to the escalating production of larger and more accurate maps of the territory. For Jean Baudrillard, "The territory no longer precedes the m
Acclaimed artist Jim Dine donates collection to Museum of Art/WSU
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Museum of Art announced today that it received an unprecedented gift of more than 200 fine art prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine. The gift—valued at nearly $2 million—creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/2014/06/10/acclaimed-artist-jim-dine-donates-collection-to-museum-of-artwsu/#.U5aOg5RdUto
Panel: How to Change the Tide for TB/HIV-Moderators: Jerry Ellner, Sarah Fortune
Day 2, Part 6: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
Using Google News Timeline for Genealogy & Family History
This podcast shows how to use Google News Time line as a way to enhance family history research. It is an ideal tool for people who want to further their genealogy research. Lisa Louise Cooke, host of
the popular Genealogy Gems and Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcasts at http://www.genealogygems.tv shows you how to use the Google News Timeline step by step to learn more about your family tree. (9:05)
2.1 Average and mean You've just read some information about the carbon footprint of an average UK individual or household. But the actual footprint of any individual or household depends on the amounts and types of energy, food, and other goods and services they consume. This means that an individual's or household's carbon footprint depends on where they live, the type of dwelling they occupy, their age, income, job, values, personal circumstances and lifestyle. Thus, carbon footprints of differen
You've just read some information about the carbon footprint of an average UK individual or household. But the actual footprint of any individual or household depends on the amounts and types of energy, food, and other goods and services they consume. This means that an individual's or household's carbon footprint depends on where they live, the type of dwelling they occupy, their age, income, job, values, personal circumstances and lifestyle. Thus, carbon footprints of differen
Americas: Mayan, Aztec, Inca
This is a 40 minute lecture with pop-up ads. It covers the Mayan, Aztec, and Incas in good detail with photos. A great overview for students, but it does move rapidly despite the lenght of the video. Lots of interesting facts that could result in interesting projects and debates.
Ancient Pyramid Tomb Discovered in Mexico
A 1:40 video that explains what was in this tomb, but also helps students understand the importance of studying artifacts to provide insights about the history of ancient people.
Exchanges in the New World
Columbus’s famed voyage in 1492 joined two very different worlds. For thousands of years, Europeans and Native Americans lived completely separate lives, unaware of the others’ existence. When Columbus stepped onto the rocky soil of San Salvador, he started a historic chain of events that affected the lives of millions of people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Columbus and later explorers discovered a land unlike anything they had experienced. They encountered neatly patterned park-like
Spanish Mission System
As the Spanish empire spread over the southern portion of the present-day United States, the mission system was developed to facilitate colonial expansion and to pacify the Indians. Catholic priests and friars ventured into remote areas to build missions where they worked side-by-side with the Indians planting crops, hunting game, and preaching Christianity. The missionaries also taught the Indians about Spanish culture, including language, arts and crafts, and politics.
Each mission typi
Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
Defcon 2 - Cuban Missile Crisis Part 5 of 6
Produced by The Discovery Channel, a historical documentary commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis hosted by internationally acclaimed writer Tom Clancy.
Engineering an Empire - The Persians - Part 4/5
Persia became an empire under Cyrus the Great. This History Channel documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of Persia and is suitable for high school students. Narration by Peter Weller and other scholars.
Projectile Motion (Part 6)
How fast was the ball that you threw upwards? More on the ball throwing game. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his easy, conservsational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.'
The Fall of France - Documentary part 10 of 12
This part of the documentary shows the beginning of the fall of the allied forces in France. The German superiority is explained. There is reference to the role the air force played in this battle. (10:00)
The Fall of France- Documentary part 1 of 12
This video is the first part of the documentary about The Battle of France in WWII. It begins telling what happened on 10 May 1940. It introduces the way in which Adolf Hitler plunged his fists into the Low Countries and headed for France. There are images of the time and historical accounts of Hitler´s steps.
How the Body Works : The Spleen
This is a brief video with narration spleen is a small organ located behind the stomach in the left, upper part of the abdomen.
1.1 All together now? This course focuses on some key questions about consultation. Whose views? What views? What services?
This course focuses on some key questions about consultation. Whose views? What views? What services?