Cosmology | Lecture 5
Lecture 5 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics concentrating on Cosmology. Recorded February 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:44:16)
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
In spite of the “sickening human and social devastation on full display” in northern Japan, moderator
Richard Samuels wonders, “Is it possible to follow the train of cause and effect into the future…imagining what happens from here on?” In this session convened just days after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, pan
Building a Business: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics
Russell Smith, CEO of Business Boffins Ltd, presents the first lecture of the 2010/11 Building a Business lecture series.
3 Key skills assessment units This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected. The key skills assessment units provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new dev
This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected.
The key skills assessment units provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new dev
NCPACS: From Parihaka to Nationhood
He kai kora nui te riri - "War Consumes everything like a raging fire". Open lecture by Sir Paul Reeves, former Governor General and Archbishop of Aotearoa New Zealand, Chancellor of AUT University. Sir Paul Reeves' whakapapa is to Taranaki. His talk focuses on Te Whiti's non violent resistance at Parihaka and the subsequent imprisonment and deportation of the resisters to Dunedin. He reflects on what Parihaka and the New Zealand wars mean for New Zealanders' concept of nationhood in the 21st
Networked Writing & Research On-Line Handbook
The Networked Writing and Research Sourcebook is a compilation of activities and exercises designed for use in the networked composition classroom. The Sourcebook addresses general writing concerns, modes of writing, computerized resources and additional teaching links. Each activity includes an objective that describes briefly the writing objective and computer skill for that exercise.
"It Was a Wildly Exciting Time": Milton Meltzer Remembers the New Deal's Federal Theatre Project
Part of the New Deal's Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Federal Theatre Project (FTP) was one indication of the breadth of that program. Governments, including that of the United States, had long been important patrons of the arts, but New Deal support for art was unprecedented in American political life. Like the other New Deal arts projects, the FTP treated creative endeavors as work; it used government funds to hire unemployed actors, stage hands, and playwrights Perhaps best known fo
A Ógánaigh an Chúil Cheangailte
Sample answers on this famous Love Song.
Tóraíocht Dhiarmada and Ghráinne
What type of person was Fionn? What type of personality did he have? All questions will be answered here.
Essential Tremor - Mental Status Exam - Copy Design, Draw Clock Sub-exam - Patient 12
The patient is a 70-year-old Caucasian female who first noticed voice and head tremor about 15 years ago. She has had a gradual progression of this tremor that now causes her head to shake, her voice to tremor and her bilateral arm to tremor. The tremor is most noticed when the limbs maintain a posture or are in motion. Her writing is affected especially when she attempts to write small. Fine motor tasks have become more effortful as the years have passed. The tremor is worsened by fatigue. She
In this lesson there is a lot of conversation and is one way of creating a recipe with the class.
The First Political Parties
This is a 4:31 minute video using cartoon figures that helps to explain how and why the first political parties were formed. The arguments are well done and it provides a good way to present this often difficult topic to students. The video hints at the Federalist and Republican parties. Some silly sections though.
Learn about The Prairie Provinces of Canada
a brief overview of the resources of these provinces.
Dividing Fractions Word Problems (Example 2) - Khan Academy
Sal Khan shows how to divide fractions in word problems with the second example. (02:41)
EU on a Cross-road and the Future of Our European Project - a View from Central Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Miroslav Lajcák | Miroslav Lajcák is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, a position he has held since April 2012. Prior to this he held a series of senior diplomatic postings including managing director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (Dec 2010-April 2012); High Representative/European Union special representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (July 2007-January 2009); and personal representative of E
Marta y Nicolás: Los Hermanos Cuentacuentos ¡Hola amigos! Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…
Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…
Afghanistan: Life in the Northern Balkh Province
This year, Anna Badkhen returns to Afghanistan to observe how the NATO effort to turn the quickening tide of insurgency affects the people who live there. This audio slideshow offers a glimpse into the life of Afghans in the northern Balkh province almost a decade after the U.S.-led invasion. Read more at her reporting project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/northern-afghanistan-taliban-insurgency-nato
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software