1.1 The biological effects of ethanol
What impact does alcohol have on the body? From a ‘hangover’ to cirrhosis this unit looks at the harmful effects of alcohol both in the short and long term.
Karen Ellis (ODI), John Humphrey and Sarah Nelson (IDS) interviewed.
Karen Ellis (ODI), John Humphrey and Sarah Nelson (IDS) are interviewed on the seminar, 'Measuring the Impact of Business on Development', held at IDS on the 12 October 2010.
Why have both business and the development community become increasingly interested in developing tools to measure the impact of business on development? What approaches have been used or proposed, and what are the limitations of existing tools and the conceptual and practical challenges associated with
Helena Vines Fiestas (Oxfam), Noshua Watson (IDS) and Glory Saavedra (Colombia Solidarity Campaign)
Helena Vines Fiestas (Oxfam), Noshua Watson (IDS) and Glory Saavedra (Colombia Solidarity Campaign) are interviewed on the seminar, ‘The Impact of Investment and Corporate Ownership Models on International Development and Poverty’, held at IDS on the 2 November 2010.
The seminar considered the investment and corporate ownership models and how they impact development and poverty, while taking into account the big challenges we are facing such as food security and climate change.
Cyberbullying; Part 1 of 2
The tragic suicide of the Rutgers University student is just another example of the impact bullying can have on young victims. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Part 1 of 2
Cyberbullying; Part 2 of 2
The tragic suicide of the Rutgers University student is just another example of the impact bullying can have on young victims. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). Part 2 of 2
Lady Chatterley's Lover: Fifty years on
Editor's note: This lecture contains sexually explicit language and profanity, please do not download if you may be offended. On 2nd November 1960 the jury at the Old Bailey acquitted Penguin Books of obscenity for publishing an uncensored version of D.H. Lawrence's controversial novel. Geoffrey Robertson QC and a panel explore the impact of the trial on our current laws and assumptions on freedom of expression. This event is in association with Doughty Street Chambers and English PEN.
Microsoft Help Viewer 1.1 - Updates Planned for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Paul O’Rear, a Program Manager on the Library Experience Team, walks us through an early build of Help Viewer 1.1, which will ship with Visual Studio 2010 SP1. Help Viewer 1.1 is intended to specifically address many productivity issues raised by customers regarding the Visual Studio 2010 RTM release. Details on the overall story of how we got to this stage can be found here: The Story of Help in
Paul O’Rear, a Program Manager on the Library Experience Team, walks us through an early build of Help Viewer 1.1, which will ship with Visual Studio 2010 SP1. Help Viewer 1.1 is intended to specifically address many productivity issues raised by customers regarding the Visual Studio 2010 RTM release.
Details on the overall story of how we got to this stage can be found here: The Story of Help in
Plate Tectonics: An Introduction
In the early 1900s, most geologists thought that Earth's appearance, including the arrangement of the continents, had changed little since its formation. This video segment adapted from Discovering Women describes the impact the theory of plate tectonics has had on our understanding of Earth's geological history, as we have become aware of our planet's ever-changing nature. Closed captioning included. Run time 02:21.
Mount Pinatubo: The Aftermath of a Volcanic Eruption
The eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 was the largest volcanic eruption in 80 years. The explosive eruption deposited tons of ash on the towns and villages near the volcano's base. Even more devastating than the eruption, however, were the devastating flows of water and debris that resulted when monsoon rains mixed with the accumulated volcanic ash. This video segment adapted from NOVA depicts some of the impact of these events on the communities surrounding the volcano. Closed captioning.
Lecure 3: Taking Account of Misconceptions; Avoiding Rote Learning Topics covered: Taking account of misconceptions; avoiding rote learning
Instructor: Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan
Topics covered: Taking account of misconceptions; avoiding rote learning
Virginia Schools in the Great Depression
This project provides teachers and students with free, online historical sources and instructional materials for teaching the history of the Great Depression in Virginia, using public schools as a case-study of how decision makers, the public, and educators responded to the crisis of the Depression. The five educational modules available on this website address the following themes: 1. The Impact of the Depression on Virginia Public Schools 2. Who Should Bear the Burden? Public Opinion and Sc
Carnegie Mellon in Silicon Valley - Research
Carnegie Mellon University is top-tier research institution. The research at CMU's Silicon Valley campus takes advantage of its location by partnering with local companies, government agencies and community leaders to investigate ways to provide the technology needed in instances where globalized efforts and high tech support are necessary. Mobile devices, network security, robotics and disaster management concerns are just a few of the many research areas in Silicon Valley that make a global i
'Impact: Earth!' simulator shows effects of asteroid hit
Purdue University has unveiled ''Impact: Earth!'' a new website that allows anyone to calculate the potential damage a comet or asteroid would cause if it hit the Earth. The interactive website is scientifically accurate enough to be used by homeland security and NASA, but user-friendly and visual enough for elementary school students, said Jay Melosh, the distinguished professor of earth and atmospheric sciences and physics at Purdue who led the creation of the impact effects calculator. http:/
You Kiss by the Book': Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet presents "star-cross'd" lovers whose plight has become the subject of many of today's novels, plays, films, and television dramas. Explore with your students the techniques that Shakespeare uses to capture the magic of the couple's first meeting and to make that meeting so memorable. This lesson plan complements the study of plot and characterization in Romeo and Juliet in its focus on lyrical form and convention that heighten the impact of the action on the stage.
Thank Goodness for Gravity
The boy featured in this video has concerns about spinning through space on Earth until he is introduced to a Foucault pendulum. He learns that French scientist Jean Bernard Léon Foucault used his knowledge of pendulums to demonstrate Earth’s rotation and how that movement is a steady, measurable motion rather than a dangerous one. KET adapted this video from the original produced by the Lexington Public Library in Lexington, KY. Run time 05:46.
Fuel-laden container adrift off Canada
A Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tonnes of oil is adrift in rough seas off Canada's British Columbia coast. Rough cut, no reporter narration. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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.
Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
This course addresses the following questions: What are Public Health, Civic Engagement, and Community Service, and how do they relate to general health and well-being? What are the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics and what are their practical applications in general health and healthcare? Why are oral health and oral healthcare access major public health issues world-wide? How do the oral public health issues of water fluoridation, mercury disposal, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tobacco u
How to Select and Store Mushrooms
In this video, Chef Bill Briwa demonstrates how to properly store fresh mushrooms. Chef Briwa shows us how mushrooms are best stored in a paper bag. Mushrooms decay more quickly when they stored in a tightly closed plastic bag. Fresh mushrooms don't freeze well, but cooked mushrooms do. You can freeze sautéed mushrooms for up to one month so they're ready to use in soups, omelets, braises or pasta sauces. For more videos and recipes go to http://www.ciaprochef.com/mushrooms/videos.html
Lingua.ly : Contextueel een vreemde taal leren Lingua.ly biedt een nieuwe manier om een taal te leren. Voeg woorden toe met het slimme woordenboek van Lingua.ly, zie je woorden in echte artikelen van het internet, maak flashcards met afbeeldingen en audio en oefen je woordenschat met leuke …
Lingua.ly biedt een nieuwe manier om een taal te leren. Voeg woorden toe met het slimme woordenboek van Lingua.ly, zie je woorden in echte artikelen van het internet, maak flashcards met afbeeldingen en audio en oefen je woordenschat met leuke …
Linking ICT to the world of work