14.44 Energy Economics (MIT)
This course explores the theoretical and empirical perspectives on individual and industrial demand for energy, energy supply, energy markets, and public policies affecting energy markets. It discusses aspects of the oil, natural gas, electricity, and nuclear power sectors and examines energy tax, price regulation, deregulation, energy efficiency and policies for controlling emission.
The Structure of Metal (Interactive)
This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site describes the crystalline structure of metal and uses animations to illustrate the molecular changes that occur when a metallic substance is bent, heated, or otherwise changed by external forces.
The Story of India- The Power of Ideas (pt. 3)
This documentary traces the history of India through the great thinkers
and doers of the past.
Independent and Dependent Clauses
What is the difference between independent and dependent clauses? This slideshow shows the difference without narration.
Human Emotion 19.2: Happiness II (Happiness and Morality)
Human Emotion; Professor June Gruber, Yale University Guest Lecturer: Professor Joshua Knobe, Yale University 00:00 Chapter 1. Introduction to Lecture 00:57 Chapter 2. Guest Lecture: Joshua Knobe! 18:42 Chapter 3. Take-Away Questions 19:17 Chapter 4. Expert Interview This course is part of a broader educational mission to share the study of human emotion beyond the boundaries of the classroom in order to reach students and teachers alike, both locally and globally, through the use of technol
Civil War Uniforms: Union
This video shows what the Union soldiers wore and the material that was used.
17.405 Seminar on Politics and Conflict in the Middle East (MIT)
This course focuses on evolution of contemporary politics and economics. The subject is divided into four parts: Context: historical and strategic perspectives, theoretical issues, and sources and forms of conflict; Continuity: detailed analysis conflicts systems and their persistence, as well as regional competition and recent wars – focusing on specific countries and cases; Complexity: highlighting situation specific strategic gains and losses; and Convergence: focusing future co
"I'm Big!" written by Kate McMullan--Book Trailer (Meet a Sauropod Dinosaur)
He's a great big sauropod dinosaur. He's a whole lotta lizard. And he's . . . lost. Have you seen his herd? Help the big guy find his pals—before he becomes lunch for some hungry predators. Written by Kate McMullan and illustrated by Jim McMullan, I'm Big! is "perfect as a read-aloud or a read-alone, this story about a lost youngster finding his courage and his mojo will secure a welcome place in the vast herd of picture books available." This is a great resource for the early ch
Common French Phrases for Entertainment Events
Learn common French phrases for entertainment events. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Space Station Live: Expedition 39 Hatch Opening and Crew Greeting
Three Expedition 39 Flight Engineers enter the International Space Station for a welcoming ceremony after a two-day mission to the orbital laboratory.
What is critical practice?
A look at the meaning of critical practice, the views of service users, and the professional power of social workers.
The Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - Day 2
Highlights from day 2 of the Nottingham Life Cycle 2. The team cycled 50 miles from Inchnadamph to Inchbae and received some expert advice on constructing the perfect jam and cream scone. To find out more and sponsor a rider visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/lifecycle Read the Vice-Chancellor's daily blog at http://blogs.nottingham.ac.uk/lifecycle Follow the ride on Twitter @uonLifeCycle
Big Business and the New Norm: Doing Good at the Core, not the Periphery
Often perceived as acting in ways that harm the economy, society and the environment due to a short-term focus on profits, big business is now starting to use its power for long-term good, according to the authors of Everybody’s Business: The Unlikely Story of How Big Business Can Fix the World.
University Distinguished Professor Dick Demers
University Distinguished Professor awards honor faculty who have made sustained contributions of consistent educational excellence and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education. Dick Demers is a Professor of Linguistics.
Keynote Address: Howard Aldrich (UNC)
The Batten Institute and the Academy of Management hosted the 3rd Annual AOM Entrepreneurship Exemplars Conference and 2012 Darden Entrepreneurship And Innovation Research Conference at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville on May 3rd through 5th, 2012. Keynote Address: Howard Aldrich (UNC)
Here's To You, Mrs. Robinson: The Letters of Charles and Sarah Robinson
Dr. Charles Robinson and his wife, Sarah, were both prominent figures in the battle to make Kansas a free state. But that doesn't mean they always saw eye-to-eye. Hear, in their own words, what it was like to be a "power couple" in the antislavery movement in Territorial Kansas. Musical selections performed by The Free Staters (www.thefreestaters.com) and Curly Miller and Carole Anne Rose (http://theold78s.com/).
2007 Stark Report On Homelessness (CBS News)
2007 government study finds that there are many more homeless people than beds in shelters, and even that number may be an underestimate.
Working for Oregon State University
Learn why some of the staff and faculty have chosen to live, work and stay in Corvallis and at OSU. Learn more about working at OSU: http://oregonstate.edu/main/working-osu Follow us online: Twitter: https://twitter.com/oregonstateuniv Instagram: http://instagram.com/oregonstateuniv Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/osubeavers Google+: https://plus.google.com/105781677703405176212/posts
Causes of the Civil War
This 12 minute video contains very intense photos. It is an excellent overview of the causes of the Civil War. Students would benefit from a word wall as some of the terms may be new to them. The route of the Underground Railroad would be good, too, as well as a map of the USA at that time listing free and slave states.
No Wash Sweatshirt
The No Wash sweatshirt was an outcome from the AHRC funded project, 5Ways, which aimed to explore the relationship between fashion/textile design and design for sustainability concepts. Recognizing the lack of practice-based research in this area, and the focus on materials and ethics where activity is found. Katharine Hamnett's organic cotton campaign, Pesticide Action Network (PAN UK), Labour Behind The Label and the Fashioning An Ethical Industry project, for example. This research set out to