Lower Intermediate S6 #24 - Using Humble Language in Elegant Japanese Surroundings
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you’re waiting in your Japanese class, about to take your oral exam, you decide to pour on the charm thickly. You’re as polite as you possibly can be, use the most humble language you can, and even notice your Japanese teacher’s haircut to get on her good side. If this [...]
Prelude to the Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)
This U.S. government film portrays the years up until the time the U.S. entered World War II after the attack on Pearl Harbor. It also contains Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" speech. (16min)
Why We Fight: Pearl Harbor (1942)
A concise telling of Japanese aggression and military expansion leading to the attack on Pearl Harbor. From the War Comes to America episode of Why We Fight, produced by Frank Capra. (8min)
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor (1942)
The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured. This film also contains the 1935 sinking of the Normandie. (10min)
December 7th (1942)
War bonds, which were loans from bond holders to the U.S. Governement were very important in financing the war. This promotional film, like many others made during the time, sought to bring a sense of urgency to stimulate bond sales. This one was made shortly after the bombing on Pearl Harbor. (2min)
What Is Addition?
This slide show defines basic addition and describes the addition symbol. Many examples are shown accompanied by photos to illustrate the concept.
An Overview of Thailand's History and Culture
This is a three minute video that provides a brief overview of Thailand's history and culture. It is travel oriented. Good images.
Metric Conversions: The Ladder Method
This animated video demonstrates using the ladder method to make metric conversions. Examples are shown with the steps appearing in print. ( The video does not include narration, but it is set to music.) ( 1:33)
'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer'-Disney Very Merry Christmas Songs
Children of all ages will enjoy this cute Christmas video. The words to 'Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer' appear on the screen while vintage Rudolph footage is shown. (2:39)
Invention of the Toilet
This 1:40 video explains the invention of the toilet. The flush toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington in 1596 for himself and Queen Elizabeth. Thomas Crapper later on improved the flushing toilet.
Math in Sports
In the style of a sports news segment, students discuss how math is used in sports. Examples from boxing and baseball are described. An example included is the physics of a curve ball in baseball. ( 2:26)
Meet Feng Zhang
(4:12) Feng Zhang, a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, is designing new molecular tools for manipulating the living brain. As a student, he played a major role in the development of optogenetics, a technology by which the brain’s electrical activity can be controlled with light-sensitive proteins. He is now working to extend this molecular engineering approach to other aspects of brain function such as gene expression, and to develop new approaches to understanding an
IDS336 Session 13 Fall 2011
IDS336 Session 13 Jazz in the Modern Era Chet Hanley Guest: Jeffrey Winston
Edward P. Jones, Author of "The Known World" Appears on the College of Charleston Campus
The College of Charleston selected "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones as its 2011 The College Reads! book selection. Jones was on campus for a public reading week and book talk on November 1, 2011. He remained on campus on November 2 to engage with students, faculty and staff. Set in antebellum Virginia, 20 years before the Civil War began, Jones's debut novel examines issues regarding the ownership of black slaves by free black people as well as by whites. Caldonia Townsend is an educated b
Journeys Through Sociology: Yoshimichi Sato
In this interview Dr. Yoshimichi Sato (Tohoku University, Japan) emphasizes the power of quantitative sociology for making sense of social "puzzles", while also stressing the need to supplement quantitative analysis with qualitative approaches and knowledge of the local and national contexts being studied. He also discusses his own path to sociology and he was drawn to it as a way of addressing inequalities and understanding various forms of stratification. This is part of a series of intervie
TGBD 2011: Global Leadership Panel
Are today's leaders up to tomorrow's challenges? Panelists share ideas Nov. 10, 2011, at the Thunderbird Global Business Dialogue. For more about Thunderbird School of Global Management, visit http://www.thunderbird.edu.
WSU students teach sustainability to Pullman second-graders
What do second grade students, garbage, Washington State University students and aquifers have in common? They are all part of a "Palouse Pollinators" science initiative in the three elementary schools of the Pullman School District. "Palouse Pollinators" is an education partnership centered on sustainability and environmental education. The emerging school garden focus is entitled: "Growing, Learning and Being in Community." For more about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/p
2011 WSU Holiday Card
Happy Holidays from WSU! Go Cougs!