Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex
IDS350 Gardens of California 05 Sp14
A 14 week three unit college course taught by Jerry Turney, Chief Arborist for Los Angeles County, for horticulturists and people who enjoy gardening Please Subscribe www.youtube.com/csudhtv
Automation of Deck Bridge Representations
The bridge deck has a apparent simple shape, but it is the result of an adequate combination of two longitudinal geometric components: the deck shape evolution along de longitudinal section the layout of the road, that acts in simultaneous over a cross section, defining the deck exact shape. A geometric modelling computer programme was developed for box girder decks, allowing the generation of cross sections along the deck, defined with correct shape and location. In the elaboration of the deck
Games Technologies for Learning
The Games Technologies for Learning report explores the ways in which games technologies can be used to enhance teaching and learning, and provides advice for schools and colleges wishing to introduce...
012 New Greek and Roman Galleries
Director Philippe de Montebello offers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the treasures featured in the spectacular New Greek and Roman Galleries, opening April 20.
043 Special Exhibition: The Model As Muse: Embodying Fashion
Isaac Mizrahi, fashion designer, talks with Harold Koda, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, and Kohle Yohannan, guest co-curator, about the 1995 documentary Unzipped. In the following excerpts from the conversation, Mizrahi talks about rallying his talent, his team, and his friends—the supermodels—early in his career. A video of the entire conversation is available on the Met's YouTube channel.
Meet the Artist: John Gerrard
John Gerrard's works hover between fact and fiction. They present actual scenes from desolate corners of America—including an oil derrick, a pig processing plant, and a vintage storm photo superimposed on a real farmscape—and unfold in real time, yet what looks as if it is streaming live is, in fact, a fabricated image. The artist discusses the complex process behind his stark, realistic works, which re-imagine landscape art and offer meditations on the impact of our habits of co
Turkey anti-government protesters clash with police
Anti-government protesters take to the streets in Ankara to denounce the release of two Turkish ministers' sons and an Iranian gold dealer arrested as part of a corruption scandal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including busin
9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k)
9 praktilise töö juhendit (inglise k). Tööjuhendid lihtsamate eksperimentide läbiviimiseks molekulaarbioloogias. This is the place to study the science of genetics. Learn about the foundation of genetics starting with Robert Hooks' discovery of cells in 1655. Read about Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics. Learn the basics of genetics including DNA replication, cell division, and protein synthesis. Discover why creating dinosaurs--like in the movie Jurassic Park--is not possible. There's
Tässä sunnuntain selkouutiset, studiossa Anu Packalén Aluksi uutisia ulkomailta: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Kiinan tiibetiläisalueilla on levotonta. Mielenosoitukset leviävät uusille alueille. Esimerkiksi Kiinan Sichuanin maakunnassa noin tuhat ihmistä osallistui sunnuntaina mielenosoituksiin. Tiibetiläiset sanovat, että ainakin seitsemän ihmistä kuoli mielenosoituksissa. Tiibetin pääkaupungissa Lhasassa on rauhallista. Kiina
Integrating Mathematics, Science and Language
This bilingual curriculum and resources guide and is designed to help elementary school teachers organize instruction to increase achievement of Hispanic primary-grade children whose first language is not English. The guide offers a curriculum plan, instructional strategies and activities, suggested teacher and student materials, and assessment procedures. Because language development is a fundamental co-requisite for learning mathematics and science concepts, processes and skills, the lessons i
2. Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (Advanced)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's the second episode of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will take your Italian to the next level! Today's movie is "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso", a marvelous Italian film, winner of a Best [...]
31. Play It Again, Sam (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com - Film dubbing is a big business in Italy. Almost all foreign movies are dubbed, and they are dubbed so well and so consistently that it is common for a single dubber to shadow the career of a foreign movie star for years. All major Hollywood stars are associated with [...]
Visions of Haiti
This is a brief video showing scenes of Haiti and its people before the earthquake of January, 2010. There is no commentary or narration, but the video gives a brief glimpse of Haitian life. Autopilot Films in association with Eyes of Haiti. Soundtrack composed by Zain Effendi.
Bull sharks are known as man-eaters. National Geographic uses their "crittercam" to go with these powerful fish to see how they hunt. Bulls go from marine to fresh water with no problems and have been found thousands of miles upstream, in both the Mississippi and Amazon Rivers. You can see first hand in this movie a bull shark up close and learn information about them. Run time 02:52.
Harmonius Hippos and Crocs
They're ferocious predators, but these crocs still fear the hippo. Watch as the croc attacks an impala that is running through the water, nearly pulling it under, until the hippo comes to the rescue in attempts to save the impala from danger. Scenes may be disturbing for younger children. Professional video by National Geographic. Run time 01:56.
The World of Peter Rabbit And Friends: Beatrix Potter - Tailor of Gloucester, Part 5 of 5
As the tailor lies ill in bed with worry, his cat brings him exactly what he needs to finish the wedding garments for the mayor and his bride. And his mice friends have outdone themselves. This reviewer can honestly say I have never enjoyed this story so much! Part 5 of 5 includes credits and features St. Albans Cathedral Choir. (5:00)
Yellow Footed Wallabies
Yellow-footed rock wallabies live in the harsh Australian outback, where getting a drink of water can be an adventure. In just a few minutes, the mother will drink a tenth of her weight and hurry back to her baby joey. The thirsty joey will then drink straight from her mouth. This movie shows them climbing and hopping on steep cliffs and sheltering in caves. Run time 01:56
ABC Disco Song
This video is a disco version of the traditional ABC song. The beat is disco, but the melody is traditional. The video shows each letter as it is sung with various disco images and scenes interspersed. The video is short and fun.