Vladimir Putin Biography: Russian Leader's Life and Career
Born October 7th, 1952 in what is now St. Petersburg, Russia, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin joined the Russian intelligence agency known as the KGB upon his graduation from university. After his time as a spy, he began his rise to political prominence as part of Leningrad mayor Anatoly Sobchak’s government. He then joined Russian President Boris Yeltsin in Moscow at the Kremlin, and by 1999 became the Prime Minister and soon the acting President of Russia. During his time in power, he helpe
MathNook Tutorial - Rounding to the Nearest Hundred
This mathnook tutorial gives step by step directions on how to round to the nearest hundred. Visuals are given as speaker presents information. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review rounding in the upper elementary/middle school classroom. (2:53)
Horrible Schools for the Whole World [Free Market, July 2012. You can subscribe by becoming a member.] At a United Nations meeting in the year 2000, the world's governments agreed on the goal of enrolling every child on the planet in primary schooling by 2015. Strangely, this lofty p
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At a United Nations meeting in the year 2000, the world's governments agreed on the goal of enrolling every child on the planet in primary schooling by 2015. Strangely, this lofty p
MSUToday Presents: "Bringing the world to Tanzania" Full
See how a MSU-designed computer system powered by the sun is empowering children in Tanzania.
Learn About Chinese New Year: Rituals, Food, Family
Chinese New Year is based on a myth that involved a monster eating crops and people from Chinese villages. The population was finally able to drive the monster away due to his fear of the color red, and by leaving food on their doorsteps, and so what followed was jubilant celebration. While that myth is not as relevant to celebrations today, that doesn’t make present-day Chinese New Year any less remarkable. This holiday is seen as a time to gather with family and partake in the ancient ri
Learn about food chains and how they combine to form complex food pyramids. This short, computer-animated video will briefly cover the following key concepts: food chains, producers/consumers, the relationships between plants and animals in a food chain, the role of sunlight in a food chain, the role of plants in a food chain, the role of consumers in a food chain, food webs, food pyramids, and balancing a food pyramid. The video ends with a 10-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz. (The video do
Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
Planet Blue Consumption
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Interview: 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
Following the announcement, Professor Per Krusell, Chairman of the Economic Sciences Prize Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose about the 2012 Prize in Economic Sciences. More video and information at http://www.nobelprize.org The prize was awarded jointly to Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design."
Wiskundige patronen aanvullen Excelblad waarop leerlingen wiskundige patronen moeten aanvullen. Op het tweede blad oefenen ze de volgorde van de bewerkingen.
Excelblad waarop leerlingen wiskundige patronen moeten aanvullen. Op het tweede blad oefenen ze de volgorde van de bewerkingen.
Greg Ulmer, part 1 SMArchS Colloquium, October 5, 2012 (part 1)
SMArchS Colloquium, October 5, 2012 (part 1)
Harper Lee - Mini Bio
In 1961, Harper Lee became the only author to win the Pulitzer Prize for her first and only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." n 1961, Harper Lee became the only author to win the Pulitzer Prize for her first and only novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." Her experiences growing up as an outsider in Monroeville, Alabama with her childhood friend, Truman Capote, provided the basis for the classic novel. (03:05)
Lesson 10 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 10 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Breakingviews: China's boom days gone but don't despair
Oct. 18 - The China boom days are gone and that fact needs to be faced, says Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu, noting the economy is still growing at an enviable pace.
Pinckney Presentation Jordan Downey Community Built Kitchen v 2 Geraldine the Giraffe Learns About /Ww/ Geraldine the Giraffe Learns About the /oo/ Digraph 21F.501 Beginning Japanese I (MIT) How Fiction Can Change Reality
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In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns about the letter /Ww/. She learns to say the sound correctly and looks for things in her house that begin with /Ww/. She finds a wolf, a block of wood, a wallet, and Prince William. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review alphabet letters and sounds in the early childhood classroom. (4:01)
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns about the /oo/ digraph. She learns to speak the sound correctly and finds things in her house that have the /oo/ sound. She finds a hook, a cookbook, and a hood. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review vowel digraphs in the elementary classroom. (3:20)
This course covers Lessons 1 through 6 from Japanese: the Spoken Language, Part 1 (by Eleanor H. Jorden with Mari Noda, Yale University Press, 1987), providing opportunities to acquire basic skills for conversation, reading and writing. The program emphasizes ACTIVE command of Japanese, not passive knowledge. The goal is not simply to study the grammar and vocabulary, but to acquire the ability to use Japanese accurately and appropriately with increasing spontaneity. Students learn Hiragana
Reading and stories can be an escape from real life, a
window into another world -- but have you ever considered how new fictional experiences might change your perspective on real, everyday life? From Pride and Prejudice to Harry Potter, learn how popular fiction can spark public dialogue and shape culture. (04:29)
Jordan Downey Community Built Kitchen v 2
Geraldine the Giraffe Learns About /Ww/
Geraldine the Giraffe Learns About the /oo/ Digraph
21F.501 Beginning Japanese I (MIT)
How Fiction Can Change Reality