Santa Clara County, California's Historic Silicon Valley
features 28 historic places that illustrate how this fertile valley blossomed from small agricultural towns linked by railroad into a center of technological innovation. Located south of San Francisco, the history of Santa Clara County is rich with stories of Spanish and Mexican settlement, the romance of the Gold-Rush era, the pastoral beauty of abundant orchards, of post-war suburbanization, the race to the moon, and the invention of the silicon chip.
Voices from the Days of Slavery: Former Slaves Tell Their Stories
The almost seven hours of recorded interviews presented here took place between 1932 and 1975 in nine Southern states. Twenty-three interviewees, born between 1823 and the early 1860s, discuss how they felt about slavery, slaveholders, coercion of slaves, their families, and freedom. Several individuals sing songs, many of which were learned during the time of their enslavement. It is important to note that all of the interviewees spoke sixty or more years after the end of their enslavement, and
The Aaron Copland Collection: Ca. 1900-1990
The inaugural online presentation of the Aaron Copland Collection at the Library of Congress celebrates the centennial of the birth of the American composer Aaron Copland (1900-1990). The multiformat Aaron Copland Collection from which the online collection derives spans the years 1910 to 1990 and includes approximately 400,000 items documenting the multifaceted life of an extraordinary person who was composer, performer, teacher, writer, conductor, commentator, and administrator. It comprises b
The not-so-famous person report
Instead of teaching the history of the famous, use research in primary sources to teach students that the past and present were made by people like them.
Welcome to my room, 3. klassile
UNIT 11 - Welcome to My Room. 3. klass, I kooliaste. Word'is koostatud 10 töölehte sõnavara ja grammatika omandamiseks."Arvuti koolis" lõputöö.
Episode 130: Accused abroad: Foreign nationals and identity in criminal trials Historian Associate Professor Richard Pennell discusses the confluence and confusion of nationality, identity, and jurisdiction in criminal cases crossing cultural and national borders. Presented by Eric van Bemmel. Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, Fall 2003 Introduction to the Visual Arts, Fall 2004 Design Fabrication, Spring 2003 The Life and Death of Ronald Reagan The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision Edgar Allan Poe Biography Preserving the Union (10 parts) Judy Blume GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Men's Ice Hockey JFK50 Ireland and the American Dream — John Timoney JFK50 A Career Born Out of the Inaugural — Robert Stavins Aimee Allison - Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science
Introduction to energy fundamentals important to buildings. Conservation of energy. Air-water vapor mixtures. Thermal comfort. Heat pumps and refrigeration cycles, limiting thermodynamic performance. Heat transfer within buildings and major components. Several creative design projects are assigned. Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, is an undergraduate class offered in the Department of Architecture, and jointly in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Mec
Introduction to artistic practice and aesthetic analysis through studio work and lectures. Students communicate ideas and experiences through various media such as sculpture, installation, performance, and video. Projects evolve through stages of conceptual and material development to final presentation. Lectures, visiting artist presentations, field trips, and readings supplement studio practice, providing an index to the historical, cultural, and environmental forces that affect both developme
Design Fabrication is an introductory course in the field of advanced computing, prototyping and building fabrication. The class is focused on the relationship between design, various forms of computer modeling both explicit and generative and the physical representation of information using rapid prototyping devices.
The Life and Death of Ronald Reagan - He was nicknamed The Gipper, Teflon Ron and The Great Communicator. WatchMojo learns more about the life, accomplishments and death of President Ronald Reagan. (05:39)
This site defines precision and accuracy and offers dart and bullseye illustrations as a visual example of the difference between them. This explanation is provided as a resource for a lab on measurement for an introductory science distance-learning course from a community college.
A ten minute biography of Poe with accompanying printed material. An excellent work, but it does mention his drinking problem and horrific death of his mother.
In this video biography we get a very detailed look into Abraham Lincoln's life. The video is separated into 10 parts and plays continuously with a short ad between each part. Part 1 discusses his early life including his childhood and his introduction into politics at the age of 23 (9:15). Part 2 begins with his early adult life and the different jobs he held, his lonely stand against slavery, his courtship, and ends with the birth of his first son (9:15).
This is an interview with Judy Blume about why she became a writer and how books, such as The Diary of Anne Frank, can be a gateway to talking about difficult subjects. Teachers who desire the other two 2:50 long videos with the author may let the first video run, but the first one is probably the most valuable to students.
Want to get to know your Huskies? Fans know what the team is like on the ice, but now we get to see what they're like off the ice. Find out who has the best dance moves and who rocks the best style. Through these exclusive one-on-one interviews. GoNU.TV has the inside scoop on all this and much more. This is something you definitely don't want to miss.
John Timoney, former Miami police chief and Institute of Politics fellow, talks about being a kid in Ireland and new immigrant in America during the JFK era.
Robert Stavins, business and government professor at Harvard Kennedy School, says he owes his entire career path — from student to Peace Corps volunteer to environmental protector — to JFK's inaugural speech.
This course features a guest speaker each week discussing an issue currently in the news. Some of the topics include political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community.
Historian Associate Professor Richard Pennell discusses the confluence and confusion of nationality, identity, and jurisdiction in criminal cases crossing cultural and national borders. Presented by Eric van Bemmel.
Fundamentals of Energy in Buildings, Fall 2003
Introduction to the Visual Arts, Fall 2004
Design Fabrication, Spring 2003
The Life and Death of Ronald Reagan
The Science of Measurement: Accuracy vs. Precision
Edgar Allan Poe Biography
Preserving the Union (10 parts)
GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Men's Ice Hockey
JFK50 Ireland and the American Dream — John Timoney
JFK50 A Career Born Out of the Inaugural — Robert Stavins
Aimee Allison - Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science