21A.232J Rethinking the Family, Sex, and Gender (MIT)
Through investigating cross-cultural case studies, this course introduces students to the anthropological study of the social institutions and symbolic meanings of family, household, gender, and sexuality. We will explore the myriad forms that families and households take and evaluate their social, emotional, and economic dynamics.
Station Cameras Capture New Views of Major Hurricane Irene
From 230 miles above the Earth, cameras on the International Space Station captured new views of powerful Hurricane Irene as it churned over the Bahamas at 3:10 p.m. EDT on August 24, 2011. Irene is moving to the northwest as a Category 3 hurricane, packing winds of 120 miles an hour. Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 storm as it heads toward the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Eastern Seaboard and the middle Atlantic and New England states.
Kindergarten-2 Dice Cover and Uncover Center Activity Game-Adding to 12
In this video, 2 children are playing a center game called "2 dice cover and uncover". Students are practicing adding to 12 using 2 dice, plastic round counters, and a ruler with numbers to 12. Quick, effective, and easy center idea that also helps build appropriate social skills. (1:27)
Battle of the Bulge I
Determined to take back the initiative, Adolf Hitler and his generals
launched a surprise counterattack against Allied forces through the
Ardennes Forest in the winter of 1944. The Bulge had appeared once
again. This 3:49 minute video by A Moment in Time tells why it happened. First in a series of two. Best used with map of area.
Speaking exercise: A misunderstanding with the insurance
The assignment is to clear up a misunderstanding. Listen to the different sound fragments and decide which one will help you get the best result. You also learn that it is important to be clear about your complaints and your requirements.
Bezoekerscentrum Ferdinand Verbiest Pittem Het bezoekerscentrum Ferdinand Verbiest te Pittem kan een aanvulling zijn op de lessen in Historia 4 over China. Ferdinand Verbiest werd geboren te Pittem op 9 oktober 1623. Hij overleed op 28 januari 1688 te …
Het bezoekerscentrum Ferdinand Verbiest te Pittem kan een aanvulling zijn op de lessen in Historia 4 over China.
Ferdinand Verbiest werd geboren te Pittem op 9 oktober 1623. Hij overleed op 28 januari 1688 te …
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #9 - Mexican Spanish Expressions and Words for the Classroom 2
“Walking into a Mexican Spanish classroom for the first time is a bit scary, especially if you’re the teacher and aren’t from Mexico! For your job, you have to train some colleagues in Mexican Spanish on what you do best, but it won’t be productive if you can’t understand their questions. You can only hope [...]
Fundamentals of Tropical Forecasting: Scatterometry
This reading explains the high-frequency radar scatterometer and how scatterometry gives forecasters the ability to detect tropical cyclones in their earliest stages of development.
Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics
This course introduces the economic method of analysis to the environmental and resource questions facing society. It introduces a "paradigm," and ways asking: a) What advantages can be gained by using market forces? b) What are the drawbacks of the market ("market failures") that may lead to a rationale for government intervention? c) What are the drawbacks of using government intervention ("government failure")? d) How do you apply these three concepts to real-world situations?
Writing Recommendation Letters Online
Building on the foundation laid by the popular earlier print editions of his faculty handbook on writing recommendation letters, Joe Schall digs deeper in this new online edition, addressing issuesĘincluding the ethical considerations faculty wrestle with when writing letters and the new challenges posed by the information age. Citing sources ranging from The Chronicle of Higher Education to refereed journal articles to excerpts from listserv discussions among scholarship directors, this handbo
Video Clips from the Energy Future Panel Discussion, Nov 18, 2009
Video clips from the Energy Future Panel Discussion, Nov 18, 2009
Fundamentals of Tropical Forecasting: Active and Passive Microwave Sensing
This is a reading on active and passive microwave sensing from satellites. Precipitation readings from Hurricane Dolly, as it approached the coast of Texas in 2008, are used as a demonstration of how satellites provide forecasters the opportunity to gauge the disposition of tropical cyclones away from land.
Holbein's 'Ambassadors' | Rendezvous with Death | Preview 1
Description: Sumptuously executed and dazzling in its detail, Holbein's masterpiece is also deeply mysterious. Become an art detective, unravel its riddles, and see how the artist uses his two protagonists - men at the cutting edge of science, politics and the arts - not simply to symbolise privilege and power, but to help us redefine our attitude to Death. Produced in HD, this film is the most ambitious ever devoted to the painting. Taking full account of the latest research and thinking on it
Investors seek luxury London property
Aug. 31 - Foreign investors turn to London real estate as a safe-haven asset, amid global market turmoil. Kirsty Basset reports.
Breakingviews: U.S. suit vs AT&T protects smaller players
Aug. 31 - Reuters Breakingviews Columnists say the U.S. Department of Justice's filing against the AT&T/T-Mobile deal protects smaller providers in the wireless space.
Artist reveals freedom of expression
Aug. 31 - An artist exercises his right to creative freedom by painting a partially nude female model in public. Tara Cleary reports.
Sesame Street: Big Bird Asks a Question
Zoe tells Big Bird about her banana dance. Big bird asks questions to find out information. This clip is useful to teach the difference between questions and answers.
Pruis MA133 September 1, 2011
Pruis MA133 September 1, 20011
Conversation with Andrei Alexandrescu: All things D (the language) It's always a pleasure to get to spend time with Andrei Alexandrescu and pick his formidable mind. Here, we turn the camera on and have a frank and honest conversation about the current state of the D programming language, including how he and his team are using it at Facebook. Then there's talk about how it's evolving, where it fits in (it's sweet spot) in the modern computing fabric. We also
It's always a pleasure to get to spend time with Andrei Alexandrescu and pick his formidable mind. Here, we turn the camera on and have a frank and honest conversation about the current state of the D programming language, including how he and his team are using it at Facebook. Then there's talk about how it's evolving, where it fits in (it's sweet spot) in the modern computing fabric. We also
Exponents -- Introduction
A introduction to the teacher's guide on exponents.