Destination: New Zealand, Overview
This 3:40 long video shows the landscapes and cities of this country. The diversity of the country is stressed. The differences between the southern and northern islands are explained.
James Overton delivers the student address at Elon MBA commencement 2014
James Overton G'14 represented the class of 2014 at Elon's Master of Business Administration Commencement Ceremony on May 23, 2014.
Four feminist authors and activists ranging from Generation Y to pre-baby boomer reopen a dialogue about women's lives, power, entitlement, and empowerment. The panelists are Gloria Feldt, author of The War on Choice; Kristal Brent Zook, author of Black Women's Lives: Stories of Power and Pain; Deborah Siegel, author of Sisterhood Interrupted: From Radical Women to Grrls Gone Wild; and Courtney E. Martin, author of Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sac
NATO approves rapid reaction force to boost Eastern defenses
NATO approves a rapid reaction force for Eastern Europe, sanctions for Russia as part of the group's response to Ukraine's battle with pro-Russian separatists. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 topics including business, financial, nat
What do Lutherans Believe?
The first video in on-going series of visits to various religious groups found in the borough of Queens, New York City examining what they believe in. The county of Queens is composed on many different ethnic and racial groups who worship in various ways. It's important to respect and tolerate people who worship in their own particular way. We don't have to believe what they believe but we must allow them to practice their faith in peace and undisturbed. Finally, it's good to learn about their s
Social Media in Business, Development & Government
Social media technologies are disrupting power equations between consumers and businesses on one hand and citizens and governments on the other hand, especially in the context of emerging countries. Therefore, it is essential that thinkers and practitioners in the areas of business, development and government understand the use and impact of social media technologies. The course will specifically focus on how social media is changing media, business, development, and government in fundamental wa
Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration
In this video, you will see the founding fathers "rocking it out" to the song "Too Late to Apologize." The characters sing about some of the reasons of the Revolutionary War. This is a guaranteed hit with your students. (3:22)
The Berenstain Bears And Papa's Pizza--Part 1 of 2
In part 1 of 2, both Sister and Brother Bear invite friends over on Saturday so they decide to have a party. When cubs try to decide what to serve for food, Mama Bear tries to explain that we all like and dislike different things and that what makes us special. This video is based on the book characters by Stan and Jan Berenstain and this would make a great resource to help literary characters come to life in the classroom. (5:45)
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ALPHABET SONG FRENCH
This is a course that covers techniques for altering speech or sound in several different ways using signal processing.
This animation illustrates the lumbosacral plexus including its origin, location, and distribution of main branches.
Concerned White Citizens of Alabama Scrapbook
These materials document the philosophy and activities of the Concerned White Citizens of Alabama, who fought for racial equality and voting rights for African Americans; from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
Air Takes Up Space 1
Instructions and notes for an activity that demonstrates that air takes up space.
History of Geology
The Mineral Resources of New South Wales provides a brief history of geology with a focus on Australian geologic history. The site contains information on the classical period, Medieval and renaissance times, 17th and early 18th centuries, geology becoming a science, the establishment of the geological time scale, the development of geology in Australia and other geological advancements. Users can also follow links to additional geologic information and a historic photo gallery.
Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise
This activity, Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise, discusses "Why is Venus so much hotter than the Earth?" This is a collaborative problem-solving exercise about the greenhouse effect on Venus. Students role-play biologists, coal geologists, space warfare experts, astronomers, pollution-control scientists, and hydrophysicists. Each student gets a copy of the appropriate briefing sheet (there are 6) containing some information important to solving the problem, much of it quantitative. On this Sta
Charles Robert Darwin Collection at Bartleby.com
Bartleby.com online publishers offer several books by Charles Darwin on this website. Users can access The Origin of Species, The Voyage of the Beagle and quotations by Darwin. Also available are selections about Darwin and his writings.
The High Plains: Land of Extremes
This website is dedicated to the High Plains: Land of Extremes Exercise. This exercise covers the physical features of the High Plains (or Great Plains), the grasses and plants of the area, prairie dog ecosystems, riparian areas, mining, management, water resources, and fire cycles. Student activities are based on the study of groundwater movement, energy resources, wind energy, and riparian areas. A debate allows students to understand the viewpoints of different interest groups in considering
Sir Charles Lyell
The Sir Charles Lyell collection at Bartleby.com contains scientific papers authored by Lyell such as The Progress of Geology and The Uniformity of Change. Users may follow links to other Harvard Classics as well as a variety of literary material.