Climate change in northwest China over the past millennium
Around half of the world’s population lives under the influence of the Asian monsoons. The sustainability of water resources, which is intimately tied up with future monsoon variability, is a critically-important issue in northwest China where development is taking place at the margins of agricultural productivity and towards the fringe of the landward penetration of summer monsoon rainfall. Understanding the likely future behaviour of the Asian monsoons is therefore critical for the people of
War, peace & political thought
As taught Spring Semester 2011. This is an advanced module in the history of international political thought for MA students. It is structured in two parts. The first, comprising sessions 2-7, is concerned with an approach to the history of international theory, influential in the field, which insists on placing theorists in one of three ‘traditions’. We interrogate the integrity of these traditions, in each case, by analysing the work of at least two writers who are said to belong squarely
Korean History in English
Tourism encompasses broad range of spectrum of one country, and Tourism English mainly deals with culture and society and transfers them to the international tourists relating to cultural heritages and historical sites. As a professional on Tourism, historical knowledge of Korea is necessary to have national identity, read the current situation from the objective perspectives, and to understand trends of tourism. As a pre-requisite to understand the Korean culture and society as well as historic
Newsreel - Kennedy speech: Peace Corps [3-13-1961]
News broadcast announcing Kennedy's creation of the Peace Corps.
The Outer Gas Giant Planets - Part 1
The 'Light Heavyweights'-- the Outer Gas / Giant Planets from their birth to this day, their compositions, structures, atmospheres, and their differences. (08:19)
This video tells about words that can link words, phrases, or clauses together. Linking words and phrases include "and", "because of", "so that" and more. A variety of example sentences are shown.
English Grammar Training- Articles
This clip is a lesson on articles a, an, and the. Rules for using articles are reviewed on a chalk board. The sound quality in this video is poor due to an echo.
The Senses: Smelling - by StudyJams
The nose is your body's instrument for smelling. Tiny pieces of matter are sucked into the nose and identified as smells. Nerve cells tell your brain what you are smelling. Learn more about your sense of smell with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written below each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
This video explains how vertical angles always come in pairs. They share a common vertex but they cannot share a side. Vertical angles are congruent, which means they have equal measures. (1:10)
Clouds and Precipitation by StudyJams
Clouds are made of water vapor and dust. When the water gets too heavy, it falls back to the Earth. Clouds are named according to their shape, such as cumulous, or puffy, stratus, or blanketed, and cirrus, or high and cold. Learn more about the types of clouds with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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Frederick Douglass and Underground Railroad No. 6 of 6
This video focuses on the Broadway Tabernacle in New York City; a location where Frederick Douglass gave a speech on abolition. From nyhistory.org.
Concrete Continuum: Concept, Calculus, & Construction Connected Through Parametric Representation
This paper outlines a custom-built suite of scripts that automate?the processes of reinforced concrete design and is directly linked to the parametric?design model of the architect. The workflow creates a design and engineering feedback loop for early phase schematic design. Using this system, the design geometry is generated?and then deconstructed into a Finite Element model.?The workflow executes a static analysis then calculates rebar size and placement, and finally generates fabrication draw
The Truth About Dinosaurs - New Findings in Argentina
Dinosaurs are a diverse group of animals and first appeared about 231.4 million years ago. Using fossil evidence, paleontologists have identified over 500 distinct genera and more than 1,000 different species of non-avian dinosaurs. Dinosaurs were represented on every continent by both extant species and fossil remains.Some were herbivorous, others carnivorous. (47:59)
2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design (MIT)
This is an advanced course on modeling, design, integration and best practices for use of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams and mechanisms. Modeling and analysis of these elements is based upon extensive application of physics, mathematics and core mechanical engineering principles (solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, manufacturing, estimation, computer simulation, etc.). These principles are reinforced via (1) hands-on laboratory experiences wherein students conduct experime
Mystery of the Sphinx Part 1
This video is about the Sphinx and the pyramids and the mystery surrounding them.
Names of Three-Dimensional Figures
Learn names of three dimension shapes. In this lesson three dimension figures are looked at and explained. In this lesson learn their names and see what they look like. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
Great Lakes Energy's Arbor Day Celebration
Watch Great Lakes Energy's vegetation management staff help 80 third graders from Shelby, MI, plant four trees on Arbor Day 2009. Kids can learn about the importance of trees to the environment and how to avoid power lines when they plant trees from this video.
John Denver's Plant a Tree for Tomorrow Song
John Denver's 2 minute public service announcement for the National Arbor Day Foundation, featuring the song "Plant a Tree" Photos capture the beauty and wonder of trees and the togetherness shared around and within them.
The verb avere and expressing age in Italian
This video gives the forms of the irregular verb avere in the present tense. The verb is used in sentences and translated. The video also explains how the verb avere is used to tell how old someone is and there is a short telephone conversation using the expression with age. The video has audio and the written words.