The Down Quark
This video presents a visual representation of the 'Down Quark'. The down quark is a fundamental particle, and can change from a down quark to an up quark. Find out what a down quark is in this informative video. (01:39)
The Economy: When Will Happy Days Be Here Again?
The latest economic reports show the U.S. recovery has faltered. But someday, surely, there will be a real recovery. What forces will drive that upturn? And will the healthy economy of the future look different from those of the past -- establishing a "new normal?" Two intertwined factors are critical to any rebound, according to many experts: Home prices must stop declining and begin to rise, and consumers must spend more freely.Author(s):
Online information retrieval: identification of measures that discriminate among users with differen
The major goal of this research was to discover those behaviors associated with the process of online bibliographic searching that are correlated with success. In the assumption that more experienced searchers are more successful, the major research objectives were to identify (1) the differences among the searches of users of online systems who have different amounts of overall experience and (2) the differences between the searches of persons with and without experience on the data base being
Williamsburg's Indian School
The Indian School at the College of William and Mary was conceived for the religious conversion of Indians. Professor Jim Axtell shares the storied building's history.
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to the phenomenon of stress. Sloan Mahone gives a historical perspective on the topic, Ian Brown presents latest findings on occupational stress and John Morris covers stress from a physiological perspective. Three Oxford University researchers from the areas of history of medicine, occupational health and physiology discuss how their disciplines define stress, how they approach it and what can be learned from their findings. Sloan Mahone, University Lec
Discourse context and the processing of contrastive focus in silent reading
This is a downloadable resource available from the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website as a zipped .sav file. It is necessary to apply for approval from the OTA before download, and a link is provided to the terms and conditions of use, and a form to apply for permission. The digital resource contains three files of eye fixation data for three experiments investigating the influence of prior discourse context on focus identification during on-line sentence comprehension. In each experiment, parti
How to Make Popcorn Balls
Popcorn balls are fun to make in class. This step-by-step video slowly shows you the steps to make these. They can be also used to decorate the classroom.
Preserva??o e Gest?o de S?tios Hist?ricos: a contribui??o do Heritage Information System [Preservati
The present article aims to discuss the application of the digital technologies in the preservation and management of cultural heritage development. The GIS is used by the international agencies heritage like UNESCO. The GIS applications that are largely applied in built cultural heritage are internationally known as Heritage Information System ? HIS. In HIS, the space configuration of the historical sites is represented by a map or for a DTM, with the quantitative and qualitative attributes, 3D
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
Cold War: McCarthyism - part 3/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
Traducción para el turismo y el ocio (2012)
Turismo I: Esta asignatura está concebida como una primera aproximación al mundo de la traducción de textos de índole turística y de textos pensados para el ocio. Turismo II: Esta asignatura está concebida como la continuación de los contenidos tratados en la asignatura “Traducción para el turismo y el ocio I (Francés)” y girará igualmente en torno al mundo de la traducción de textos de índoles turística y de textos pensados para el ocio. No obstante, los textos pertenecerá
4.366 Advanced Projects in the Visual Arts: Personal Narrative (MIT)
This advanced video class serves goes into greater depth on the topics covered in 4.351 , Introduction to Video. It also will explore the nature and function of narrative in cinema and video through exercises and screenings culminating in a final project. Starting with a brief introduction to the basic principles of classical narrative cinema, we will proceed to explore strategies designed to test the elements of narrative: story trajectory, character development, verisimilitude, time-space
Architecture and the Culture of Contingency
A culture is a set of behaviours, attitudes and values that are shared, sustained and transformed by an identifi able community. Currently, we are bound up in a culture of consumerism, and of terror; there are also retro cultures and utopian cultures. What?s happening now that?s interesting is that many, if not all of these diff erent tendencies, tastes and persuasions are being re-aligned, interconnected and hybridised by a vast global community of online users, who are transdisciplinary in the
Svensk arkivinformation (SVAR)
Svensk arkivinformation (SVAR) (Swedish archive information) website contains information about the information service and research centre at Riksarkivet (National Archive). The site is mainly in Swedish, although some information is available in English. On the site there is a list of books from the centre; information about the researching the archives; information about searching the archives; and a collection of PDF-files, among them the newsletter published annually. This is a valuable res
The Ouster of Muhammad Yunus: Can Politics Destroy Grameen Bank?
"Dismissed." A single word from Bangladesh's highest court ended a bitter legal battle that has grabbed world attention. The loser in this case: Muhammad Yunus, the 70-year-old Nobel Peace Prize laureate and founder of Grameen Bank, the groundbreaking Bangladeshi microfinance institution he is no longer allowed to run. But as with many of the highs and lows of microfinance, there is much more than meets the eye to this boardroom shakeout.Author(s):
Herds, Packs, and Gaggles
Join Doc Sanders in Ohio as he examines the special relationships people have with animals on the farm. Whether it's milk, meat, or a Christmas sweater, these animals provide us with the essentials. The video shows sheep shearing and the spinning of wool, unusual farm animals like lama and alpaca, the raising of livestock like baby pigs, and the encouragement of programs like 4-H. Run time 06:50.
How to Multiply Fractions
How to Multiply Fractions in Algebra - this tutorial will show you how to multiply and divide fractions in algebra. This brief clip is clear and easy to understand. (01:43)
Techniek op school : De Regenboog Zingem Dit leermiddel compileert het engagement van één van de pilootscholen van het voormalige TOS-21 project en wil hiermee Vlaamse scholen inspireren om binnen het kader van STEM techniek op school te …
Dit leermiddel compileert het engagement van één van de pilootscholen van het voormalige TOS-21 project en wil hiermee Vlaamse scholen inspireren om binnen het kader van STEM techniek op school te …
Knowledge-based Stair Design
The application of computer--based technique to support architectural design has often concentrated on matters of representation. Typically, this means computer-aided drafting, and less frequently, computer-aided modeling and visualization. The promise of new computer-based tools to support the process of design has thus far failed to produce any significant tool that has had a widespread impact on the architectural profession. Most developments remain in university based research labs where the
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room