Magic School Bus "Goes Cellular"
Learn about the cells that make up our body with this Magic School Bus video. It's the night of the rock lover's annual GRANITE awards, and Arnold is about to become the first kid ever to win the coveted Rocky Award. He's so excited that all he's been able to eat for weeks are Seaweedies - and lots of them! When he arrives for the big event, he's totally nervous. He's also totally orange! After Arnold's friends determine that the orange isn't on his skin, they shrink down to find out what's unde
When Opportunity Knocks
In our first episode, we debunk the myth that leadership begins and ends with The Leader. Bruce Avolio, Executive Director of Foster’s Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking will explore how the situation (whether in the form of an opportunity or challenge) may have more to do with who becomes a successful leader than the leadership qualities of a particular person. We discuss this new approach with a “headhunter;” an executive from the wild frontiers of computer gaming; Howard Beha
Closer to the Light (Melvin Morse)
What happens when we die? Melvin Morse, once an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington and author of “Closer to the Light: Learning from the Near Death Experiences of Children,” seeks to answer this age old question. Morse explains to Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar how values transform a child’s perception of death and the controversy surrounding his profession.
KLC Family Law and Domestic Violence Clinic Appeal
KLC Family Law and Domestic Violence Clinic Appeal: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/centres/klc/donate
My ABC Book
This is a book that can be use to teach students their letters and sounds.
Sea Turtles - Endangered Species
This video provides a preview of a television documentary and educational film featuring the rarest sea turtle in the world—the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. It describes the efforts underway to save these sea turtles from extinction. (8:02)
1.1 Introduction In this reading I focus on a piece of data to introduce some of the main themes and issues in discourse research. The material I have chosen to examine has historical interest. It is a public text of some import for British society and yet it also has a curiously private and confessional aspect. I am going to look at extracts from Princess Diana's interview with Martin Bashir which was screened in 1995 on Panorama – a British news-documentary television programme. What was stri
In this reading I focus on a piece of data to introduce some of the main themes and issues in discourse research. The material I have chosen to examine has historical interest. It is a public text of some import for British society and yet it also has a curiously private and confessional aspect. I am going to look at extracts from Princess Diana's interview with Martin Bashir which was screened in 1995 on Panorama – a British news-documentary television programme.
What was stri
A list of Castles in Scotland
IPL: Bacteria, iron and infection; what do we do and why do we do it
Professor Iain Lamont, Department of Biochemistry, Dunedin School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 07, 2010.
Unearthing the net's history
After staging what he billed as 'the first ever archaeological dig of the web' at Internet Week Europe, curator Jim Boulton is looking to stage another at New York's Internet Week.
Spanish Lesson - Present Tense -AR verbs: él/ella/usted
This video lesson discusses the present tense of -AR verbs and how to change them in the él (he) form, ella (she) form, & usted (you) form. (4:36)
Discovery Channel-Planet Earth-Amazon Tree Frogs
This video shows the glider tree frog of the Amazon and its mating rituals. Great illustrations and commentary but not appropriate for younger audiences (running time: 3:01). Excellent photography.
Case study - BCGBC4007A Plan building or construction work
An activity that addresses the critical aspects of assessment for the competency BCGBC4007A Plan building or construction work. This activity could be used as an assessment tool for this competency.
Introduction #01 - Could Something This Good Actually Be Free?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In this inaugural Introduction Lesson, Carlos and Natalia let us in on the best deal around: the Free Audio offered in every lesson published at SpanishPod101.com. How can I download it? Where is it available? For how long will I have access to it? Get these questions and many more answered [...]
ISS Update - Feb. 3, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 3, 2011.
SOC315 Session 6 Spring 2011
SOC315 Sociology of Work Session 6 02/13/2011 Sharon Squires Guest: Paul Dottin: An American in China
Chinese Survival Phrases #3 - How to Ask for Things
You are in China and you know what you want, but how do you ask for it? This lesson teaches you the basics of asking for this or that, and how to be polite about it. (03:55)
Brain: Our Sense of Self
Helps middle school students understand basic scientific principles related to the brain and nervous system. Five lessons examine the structure and specialized regions of the brain, its diverse functions, how the body receives and delivers information through the nervous system, factors that affect learning, and our sense of self. Interactive web activities are included.
Neuroscience for Kids
This site explores the brain and nervous system. Learn about brain development, brain lobes, the cerebral cortex, the skull, blood supply, brain fitness, neurons, the autonomic nervous system, sensory systems, the spinal cord, laughter and the brain, the musical brain, face recognition, drug effects, neurological and mental disorders, and more.
Social Capital and the Distribution of Household Income in the United States: 1980, 1990, and 2000
Social capital is a person or group's sympathy or sense of obligation for another person or group. The objects of sympathetic feelings have social capital. Those holding sympathetic feelings for others provide social capital. Because social capital providers internalize the consequences of their choices, they trade with each other on different terms and at different levels that would occur in arm's length transactions, all other things equal. But changes in the terms and level of trade al