Cute quolls debut in Aussie zoo
Nov. 3 - Baby quolls go on display for the first time at a Sydney zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
Newbie Lesson S3 #9 - Nihongo Dōjō - It’s All About Location, Location, Location in Japan!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Airports! If you don’t travel a lot by airplane, airports can be very confusing. Especially if everything is in Japanese. Your friend told you in Japanese, “I am at the spa. It is near the ticket counter and the exit.” A spa in an airport? Does that make any sense? Wouldn’t [...]
Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Albert Einstein: How I See the World (Part 3 of 6)
An excellent PBS documentary on Swiss genius Albert Einstein, most commonly known for his theory of relativity. Part 3 of 6. (09:57)
Intro to Chemistry: 1.8: Dimensional Analysis-One Dimensional Problems (2/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 1.8: Dimensional Analysis-One Dimensional Problems. This is the concluding lesson on foundational math skills for chemistry by Mr. Bermann and Mr. Sams. ( 7:41)
4.493 Emergent Materials II (MIT)
This course will focus on providing students with the tools needed to practice responsible architecture in a contemporary context. It will familiarize students with the materials currently used in responsible practice, as well as the material properties most relevant to assembly. The course will also introduce students to materials that are untested but hold promise for future usage. Finally, the course will challenge students to refine their understanding of responsible or sustainable design pr
Julie's Journey: How the Internet Almost Cost a Girl Her Life
Julie talks about when she left home for three weeks with a convicted murderer she had developed a relationship with online in this three minute video. A must watch for all students.
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Folding Money - Tips for the Blind
The Backpack Designer
This video explains what is needed to design and create backpacks and how it relates to math from measuring the straps for comfort or designing the shape of the front pouch.
Running time 4:50 minutes
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "H h”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
The David Pakman Show Interview: Right-Wingers Favor Wealth Redistribution
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Inside the News: Investors seen scrambling for safe havens
Nov. 10 - Investors are struggling to find a safe haven in the commodities markets to protect from problems in Greece or Italy, after considerable outflows from gold and silver, says Nic Brown from Natixis.
THE ART OF TRANSLATION: Clayton Eshleman Reads Aimé Césaire
Clayton Eshleman has released three translations this year: Solar Throat Slashed, by Aimé Césaire, co-translated with A. James Arnold; Curdled Skulls Poems, by Bernard Bador, translated by Eshleman and the author; and Endure, by Bei Dao, co-translated with Lucas Klein. Poet Wang Ping has called the latter work "a timely new translation by a master translator". His long career has spanned the years as well as the globe. Eshleman lives with his wife Caryl in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Roan Mountain Highlands
This Carolina Environmental Diversity Explorations "virtual field trip" explores the natural beauty and geological and ecological diversity of the Roan Mountain Highlands that straddle the border between North Carolina and Tennessee. The rocks of Roan Mountain are interesting because of their age, their mineralogy, and the evidence they provide about the geological processes that formed them. The plant communities are interesting because they are southern examples of communities usually found mu
An undergraduate multi-state textbook for criminal justice, paralegal, pre-law and administration of justice courses in criminal law. Explores sources of law and the legal system, the Constitution, criminal defenses, elements of a crime, parties to crime, and most criminal offenses such as inchoate crimes, crimes against the person including criminal homicide and sex offenses, crimes against property, crimes against the public, and crimes against the government. The textbook is interactive, and
Chefs@Google: "The Silver Spoon" with Emilia Terragni
The Silver Spoon is the bible of authentic Italian cooking. Italy's best-selling cookbook for the last fifty years, it features traditional dishes alongside specially written menus by celebrated chefs. Now translated for the first time into English, The Silver Spoon's 2,000 recipes make it an essential classic for everyone who loves good food.