Carla Peterson: Black Gotham: A Family History
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, "Black Gotham: A Family History of African-Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York" (Yale University Press, 2011), is Carla Peterson's account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her 19th-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors and business associates, she illuminates the greater history of African-American elites in New York City. Speaker Biography: Carla L. Peterson is professor of Engl
Managing customers globally
Professor Kaj Storbacka of Vectia Ltd and Hanken School of Economics talks about how successful global growth focuses on customers and the standardization and integration of processes according to market segments - part of the Key Account Management Best Practice Club Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/h0iHSn
Probability Topics: Terminology
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
Probability: Terminology is part of the collection col10555 written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean defines key terms related to Probability and has contributions from Roberta Bloom.
Training Montage from The Karate Kid Movie
In this clip from the movie, Karate Kid, Mr. Han prepares Dre for his Kung Fu tournament through a series of strength and technique exercises. (03:14)
Themes in this clip include:
Training, Dedication, Focus, Preparing, Coaching, Discipline, Hard Work, Perseverance, Persistence, Accomplishment, Fitness
How to Solve Quadratic Equations with the Square Root Rule
How to Solve Quadratic Equations with the Square R - Mathematical tutorial: this three-minute tutorial will show the viewer how to solve quadratic equations with the square root rule.
Oricalco - thermal shape memory fabric
The first orthogonal weaving example of Nitinol. The 'Thermal Shape Memory Alloy' is characterized by its extraordinary ability to recover any shape, pre-programmed, upon heating. Until today this light weight alloy with about 50% Titanium inside has been used in advanced sectors like space and recently in medical applications. Moreover this fabric is the first for which the shape memory alloy, named Nitinol, was weaved orthogonally that is to say that Oricalco is the first fabric with shape mem
Ground Photographs from Southern China: Housing in Guangdong Province
Example of the new style of housing in Guangdong Province
Algebraic thinking: a basic skill
The resources highlighted here aim to reflect students' growing mathematical capacity over the span of the middle school years. The activities and lessons, intended as supplementary materials, range from introduction to the fundamentals of algebra to work on linear functions. Uniformly, they take into consideration the preference of the middle school student for concrete models, visual representations, and interactive tasks.
Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.
Invisible Light I Fall 2007
Descriptive Introduction to Physics - Fall 2007. The most interesting and important topics in physics, stressing conceptual understanding rather than math, with applications to current events. Topics covered may vary and may include energy and conservation, radioactivity, nuclear physics, the Theory of Relativity, lasers, explosions, earthquakes, superconductors, and quantum physics.
Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycle
This is a general introduction to cell structure and function, molecular and organism genetics, animal development, form and function. Intended for biological sciences majors, but open to all qualified students.
Protesters, police clash in Malaysia
July 9 - Police use tear gas on demonstrators in Malaysia as opposition leader is among those injured. Andrew Raven reports.
Bosnian massacre victims to get proper burial
July 9 - Bosnian families weep as more than 600 recently identified bodies from a mass grave are transported to cemetery for burial. Jessica Gray reports.
Charts show S&P 500, Nasdaq rallies under pressure: Muller
Reuters Equity Analyst Richard Muller using Point and Figure chart analysis, finds the S&P 500 and Nasdaq rallies could be about to stall and the FTSE 100 and Xetra DAX indexes are nearing resistance.
Landsat 7 Looks at Barriers
Near infrared data makes some areas on the reef jump out in bright red relief. The near infrared band best gathers the electromagnetic signature of a thriving ecosystem.
Career Gates: Logistics
Career Gates: Logistics highlights various careers in logistics that are available in and around the Lehigh Valley. Paul Davis from Nestle discusses how Nestle owns their own trucks and that his division manages using those trucks to deliver products to stores. Michele Hamershock talks about the account coordinators in her department and their responsibility to replenish stores with products based on their movement statistics. In addition to Nestle, this clip highlights logistics for DSC and Coc
Child obesity: blown up or real facts?
Op het einde van deze les kun je een tekst over obesitas bij kinderen begrijpen, inhoudelijke vragen beantwoorden en je eigen mening geven.
omgaan met collega's, Frans
Je legt uit hoe de samenwerking tussen collega's gestimuleerd kan worden, hoe conflicten opgelost of vermeden kunnen worden en hoe je werk en privé strikt gescheiden houdt.
Elton John Wake Up Song and Greeting for STS-135
Flight Day 6 was kick-started for the STS-135 astronauts with a special wake-up message from Elton John and one of the legendary performer's greatest hits. "Rocket Man" debuted around the time of the Apollo 16 mission, which sent men to the moon for the fifth time. The 4-½ minute song, which describes a long-term space bound astronaut's mixed feelings at leaving his family to do his job, has been played to awaken four shuttle crews aboard Discovery and Atlantis. "Rocket Man" also, one of NASA's