Foundations of Modern Social Theory — Open Yale Courses
This course provides an overview of major works of social thought from the beginning of the modern era through the 1920s. Attention is paid to social and intellectual contexts, conceptual frameworks and methods, and contributions to contemporary social analysis. Writers include Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Marx, Weber, and Durkheim.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
Penn GSE: Summer in Kazakhstan
As a part of the University of Pennsylvania's global engagement projects, the Graduate School of Education has partnered with officials in Kazakhstan to establish Nazarbayev University, an organic, Kazakhstani-run preeminent research university that allows academic freedom and governance. This summer, nearly 30 faculty and doctoral students will travel to Kazakhstan for a research-intensive project, consulting on key issues the university is facing, as well as presenting white papers to the un
Wolfe Tone and the United Irishmen - Quiz
A quiz to test your knowledge about events in Ireland in the late 18th century
Requête à un juge de paix
A l'aide d'un plan par étapes, apprendre à des élèves à rédiger une requête pour un juge de paix.
Behind the Scenes: Landing the Soyuz
06/20/2011 -- NASA Public Affairs Officer Josh Byerly talks to ground support personnel and mission officials in Russia and Kazakhstan as they prepare for the landing of Expedition 27 on May 23, 2011. Crew members Dmitry Kondratyev, Cady Coleman and Paolo Nespoli returned home aboard the Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft while space shuttle Endeavour and the STS-134 crew were still docked to the International Space Station.
Arbeidsongeval of geen arbeidsongeval?
At the end of this unit you can understand information about one's rights concerning industrial accidents.
Improving the Odds for a Nation of Mothers
Throughout the world, over 350,000 women die each year from pregnancy-related complications. In this report, Pulitzer Center's grantee Samantha Danis shows how Belize tries to improve maternal health care in hopes of reducing the risks for pregnant women. This is one of the winning stories from Pulitzer Center's Youtube Project: Report 2010. You can find the other winners here: http://bit.ly/pfLI4U
Girl escapes suicide vest in Pakistan
June 20 - Pakistani police produce an eight-year-old girl, who says she escaped from Islamist militants who tried to force her to become suicide bomber. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Challenger Disaster: A Space Flight Tragedy
This 2:32 video is the background of one of the most heartbreaking moments in American space travel came on January 28, 1986, when the Challenger Space Shuttle broke apart and killed its crew. Christa McAuliffe, America's selected Teacher in Space, was on the space shuttle challenger that exploded. The results of an investigation are reported.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
Excellent audio/visual version of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as recited by Jeff Daniels. Audio is heard over slideshow of Gettysburg and Civil War era images. Run time 02:49
Calendars in the Night Sky
This video explores the use of constellations as a calendar in the night sky. Astronomers have used them in this way for a long time (From "The Universe" series.) Run time 09:48.
History of Ramadan
Ramadan is the most holy time of year for Islam. They show their love to Allah through personal sacrifice and self discipline. In the ninth month of the Islamic year, all Muslims fast for the entire month. This video shows how it is celebrated and where. (3:24)
Days of the Week
An English speaker reads the days of the week as the names of the days scroll through on slides. (:25)
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
This video provides an illustration of the mechanism of actions within the human body. In great detail you will see an animated version of your nucleus. This video clip is not narrated. (1:34)
Brain simulation animation
Excellent video that enables students to make choices and even "handle" medical equipment. Students need a word wall or handout to keep track of the medical terms used.
Garage Band Tutorial: Magic GarageBand, Part 1
This explains what MAGIC is, and how to begin using it. It is narrated by Bill Macpherson of Expert Village. (1:18)
Using a Solar Still: Juice
In this video segment from ZOOM, two cast members repeat an experiment designed to separate fresh water from a liquid solution, this time using colored sugar water in one solar still and orange juice in another. The basic still design they employ traps water vapor that is created when the Sun's heat causes water to evaporate. As the vapor cools, it condenses and trickles down to a collection container. Were they successful in their experiment this time? A final taste test reveals all. This video