This Week @Minnesota: New student orientation, DJ Sovietpanda and the Dairy Lab
In the University of Minnesota weekly webisode series "This Week @Minnesota" for June 4 - June 11, 2011, we give you a taste of New Student Orientation where incoming freshman and their parents will learn about University life, feature the beats of DJ Sovietpanda of Too Much Love as part of the Northrop Summer Concert Series and taste the ice cream at the Dairy Lab.
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Daniel Beaumont: The Life and Times of Son House
Professor Daniel Beaumont, author of "Preachin' the Blues: The Life and Times of Son House," discusses Delta blues musician Son House and how the blues influenced American culture. Beaumont teaches courses in both Religion and Classics and in History. His courses range from Arabic language and literature to the blues.
Civil Rights Triumph 11/08/2010 12:00 PM
More than 40 years ago, two teenage boys were brutalized and murdered. With the assistance of the law school's Civil Rights and Restorative Justice project, the victims' families received a landmark civil settlement. The family members will discuss their pursuit of justice during a special visit to the School of Law.
Sea Surface Temperature in the Pacific from TRMM: January 1998 through July 1998)
Sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean as measured by the TMI instrument on TRMM for the period January 1998 through July 1998
Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #23 - How to Put Feelings into Japanese Words
Moving to Japan has unleashed so many feelings that you’ve never really been able to express in Japanese. Like the frustration you felt when you got stuck in traffic…twice in one day. Or the anger that you felt when someone stole your wallet. Or the joy of your first paycheck in Japanese money. Now that [...]
Een formulier invullen: Êtes-vous content?
Op het einde van deze les kun je een evaluatieformulier van een hotel invullen.
In this activity, students work with partners to create four different instruments to investigate the frequency of the sounds they make. Students may chose to make a shoebox guitar, water glass xylophone, straw panpipe or a soda bottle organ (or all four!).
Sowbugs can protect themselves by folding in half to hide their legs and underbelly. Sowbugs can't roll into a ball like pill bugs.
1.3 Characters: the Ally and the ‘Emotional worker’
In this unit, we look at the roles that are taken when working with young people. We focus on what those working with young people actually do, starting with some analysis of roles. We show that, in the context of work with young people, the term is more than simply a statement about who does what: it also says something about the kinds of relationships we form with young people and the values we bring to our work. We then move on to discuss roles in relation to the ‘bigger picture’ of organ
Learn about Hinduism
This short video provides an overview of this religion. Moves very rapidly is mainly a narrator talking.
If You're Happy and You Know It Animated Song with Words
Cute version of If You're Happy and Know It. Words appear at the bottom on of the screen while children are doing motions in background. Music plays but no one sings. This would be a good resource for an early childhood classroom. (1:02)
Les jeunes et l'alcool - Quiz
Students can test their knowledge of young people's relationship with alcohol
MOLA Stills for possible cover of Nature
These are draft renders of Mars using MOLA data for Topography and Viking data (true color) for the surface texture. One of these was picked and used by Nature on the cover of Insight on 12 July 2001. The same image was used on the cover of the Planetary Report July-August 2001.
USC Dentistry: International Periodontal & Implant Symposium 2011 (Lynch)
Edward Lynch presented a lecture titled "Rationale for the Use of Ozonated Water instead of Water in Ultrasonic Periodontal Therapy" as part of the 36th annual USC Periodontal and Implant Symposium held in Los Angeles in 2011. Lynch is head of dental education and research at Warwick University. He previously held the position of professor of restorative dentistry and gerodontology at Queen's University Belfast and served as a consultant in restorative dentistry to the Royal Hospitals. In April
Justice with Michael Sandel - CCCB: Bioethics: Designer children
Should parents be able to "design" their children based on genetic preferences? What are the dangers of turning children into commodities and childbearing into an extension of the consumer society? From a lecture at the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, as edited for broadcast on Spanish television (Soy Camara).
Justice with Michael Sandel - CCCB: Bioethics: Testing utilitarianism
Is it always right to sacrifice one life to save five? Is morality always about numbers? An excerpt of Sandel's Harvard Justice lecture, with animation added by Soy Camara (Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona).