Public Places, Alternative Spaces || Women Making Democracy || Radcliffe Institute
This discussion illuminates the ways that women's presence has democratized uses of space. It also questions the connection between revolution and the street by exploring virtual spaces such as the blogosphere and women's hidden activism in crevices of the city, where every space may be reenvisioned for its mobilizing potential. 00:00 Introduction by Hashim Sarkis, Aga Khan Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism in Muslim Societies, Department of Urban Planning and Design, Graduate
Women, Rights, and Power || Women Making Democracy || Radcliffe Institute
Given that demands for democratization are typically framed in universalistic language, this panel will consider ways in which women take important roles in making demands for democratization or for participation in newly democratic governments. It will also examine how gender-specific issues become a central component of demands on newly democratized governments. 00:00 Introduction by Jane J. Mansbridge, Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School
Ray Bradbury: Anarchist at Heart On June 5, acclaimed author Ray Bradbury passed away. I can't say I have been much affected by the loss. My relationships with most authors typically begin and end within the pages of their books. I find that delving into writers' and actors' lives — specifically the components of their political beliefs — is often a disappointin
On June 5, acclaimed author Ray Bradbury passed away. I can't say I have been much affected by the loss. My relationships with most authors typically begin and end within the pages of their books. I find that delving into writers' and actors' lives — specifically the components of their political beliefs — is often a disappointin
10 Truths About Epilepsy
In this video, a doctor explains what the condition is and dispels certain myths. Epilepsy is examined in a clear and easy to understand manner. 3:25 min.
Commencement 2012 student profile: Nam Phuong Hoang
Nam's passion for building physical buildings and relational bonds pushed her to major in Construction Engineering Management where she will graduate from.
Truman Announces Germany's Surrender
In a May 8, 1945, radio broadcast, President Harry Truman announces the unconditional surrender of Germany, but reminds Americans that the war wages on in the Far East. (2:04)
The port and trade of early Elizabethan London: documents
A calendar of the 1567/8 London Port Book, detailing imports in London, plus related documents. Reproduced by kind permission of the London Record Society.
Telling Time to the Half Hour
Using the hour and minute hands, students will learn how to tell time to the half hour. When it is half past an hour, the hour hand is between two numbers and the minute hand is on the 6. User clicks through the slides.
Leila, Economics -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students. These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Leila is from Watford, and is studying Economics. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about how pastoral care is facilitated by the Collegiate system at Cambridge, taking part in sports, and how she is involved in the Marshall So
Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive
This is a book about people, not technology. Sure, there’s a lot of technology in the pages to follow, but if you boil it all down to its core, its essence, you’ll find people trying to extend a noble and grounded craft into a new and unpredictable landscape. And it’s the people who matter, not the latest software or Web site. If the people in this equation learn how make technology work for them, the rest is just details. As journalists, we need to change our practices to adapt, but not o
PUBLISHED IN USOV President Obama pushes for immigration reform and higher wages
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe President uses State of the Union to announce his effort to raise minimum wage for federal contractors. Rough Cut (No Reporter Narration) Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters
Iwo Jima Battle Plans
Iwo Jima was a battle that was highly underestimated by many American troops as they thought the invasion would be relatively easy. In this video clip, Rick and his partner get details on a Battle of Iwo Jima invasion map. The maps were created months before the battle began and were taken via aerial photography. (2:53)
Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
Allocating Risk Through Contract
Evidence from M and A John F Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School
Tom Lehrer's 'The Elements'
This video features Tom Lerher's song about the elements. The amination adds to the video as the animation highlights the words (elements) as they are being sung. Suitable for high-school chemistry students.
Pachelbel Canon in D Major
This is an audio recording of Pachelbel's "Canon in D Major" with a picture of Pachelbel as the backdrop. It was originally scored for three violins and basso continuo and paired with a gigue in the same key. THis cannon has a basso continuo playing an independent part. The three top parts enter one by one playing the exact same part-beautifully layered. This piece is often used in commercials as well as weddings.
"Latin American Elections: Turning Left?"
A panel discussion with: Larry Birns (Council on Hemispheric Affairs), Fernando Coronil (University of Michigan) and Mabel Moraña (Washington University); from the Latin American Briefing Series of the Center for Latin American Studies (http://clas.uchicago.edu).
Rat Dissection - Digestive System
Using a dissected rat, major organs of the digestive system are identified. Would make a good pre-lab or post lab review. Color and sound. 6:47 min.
El sistema nervioso - neuronas
Este video explica y describe la parte del sistema nervioso llamadas neuronas. (2:48)