Algebra II: Simplifying Polynomials
This is a ten minute demonstration. The teacher needs to be able to stop this video as each action is completed to make sure the student understands each operation.
ISS Tour -- April 21, 2011
Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman flies through the International Space Station with a high-definition video camera.
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Intaglio
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Authors@Google: Brenda Marshall
"Dakota" is a sweeping work of fiction set in the late 19th century Great Plains. Author Brenda Marshall came to Google to read from her book, talk about her writing process and give us insight into what exactly the publishing process looks like.
Prof. Omer Bartov: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism
Professor Omer Bartov - John P. Birkelund, Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and German Studies, Brown University, USA: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/educati
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 2
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
136: Can your business plan survive this stress test?
The road to success is littered with the wreckage of strategies gone awry. Here is a six-step stress test for your strategy.
Arab youths, revolutions, and the rise of the ‘second society’
The patterns of revolutions tend to be similar, focusing on the rise and fall of their leaders, a plunge into lawlessness, and finally a new order. Today’s movement in the Arab world is different. Sami Mahroum, Director of INSEAD’s Innovation & Policy Initiative in Abu Dhabi, explains why.
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages
Corporate earnings have surged and stocks have soared, but the housing market is still weak. Interest rates remain low, but are rising. Many countries' economies are perking up, but a jump in commodities prices is producing inflation. Governments in the United States and Europe are wrestling with huge budget deficits and debt problems. For insight, Knowledge@Wharton talks to Wharton professors Jeremy Siegel, Franklin Allen and Susan Wachter.Author(s):
25 Feb 2011: Emerging Disciplines Symposium II
This symposium will feature prominent scholars from across academic disciplines who are shaping important new fields of scholarly inquiry. Participants will discuss the research questions that have served as the impetus for their new approaches, the methodological strategies that their emerging field entails, intellectual opportunities and challenges requisite to the emerging field, graduate student engagement, strategies for sustaining new research models, and other related issues.
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Faculty Advising Session: Litigation
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV
Every word starts with a 'dis': the impact of class on choice, application and admissions to prestig
The UK government's commitment to increasing the number of working class students in higher education places little emphasis on who goes to which university to study what subject. It thus is failing to acknowledge the advantages which elitist universities bestow on their predominantly middle class graduates. This article looks at how issues of class impact on university choice, application and admission, with particular emphasis on art and design higher education. In particular, it examines the
Dependence Daze was a collaborative research project between CSM and the Maryland Institute Collage of Art, Baltimore, USA. The project was funded by CSM research office and explored the ongoing 'special relationship' between the UK and USA in contemporary cultural terms. Students from both colleges created visual responses to set criteria, which were then exhibited in Baltimore and London, and on the dedicated website.
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2004/5 : An Investigation into the feasibility of develo
The aim of my fellowship was to put the idea of developing a Virtual Newsroom – an online means of teaching journalism -- to the test. I began work on this idea some six years ago after many years of using computers in the teaching of journalism. At that time, I developed, together with the IT Research and Development Unit (ITRDU), at the London Institute (now University of the Arts London), an e-learning prototype based on the ‘breaking story’ exercise – a fundamental exercise for
Sweatshops in focus : if you don't come in on sunday, don't come in on monday: is contemporary cloth
This event featured two documentaries and an artist video revisiting the highly troublesome subject of clothing sweatshops. In the beginning of the twentieth century, signs on the New York City sweatshop doors infamously announced:If you don't come in on Sunday, don't come in on Monday.Since then, issues of exploitation in the garment industry have been subject to much criticism, debate and action, culminating in the 1990s labour legislation changes and formation of organisations such as the Fai