Access and Interpret Product Information
This learning object contains information and activities on a range of tourism products including air, coach, rail and ferry travel and package tours.
Source and Provide Destination Information Advice
This learning object contains information and activities on world destinations. Includes where and how to access this type of information.
Provide Accommodation and Reception Services
This learning object contains informationand activities on performing reception duties in a hotel. Includes pre-arrival checks, welcoming guests and organising guest departure.
Stochastic Evolution Equations
The lectures are at a beginning graduate level and assume only basic familiarity with Functional Analysis and Probability Theory. Topics covered include: Random variables in Banach spaces: Gaussian random variables, contraction principles, Kahane-Khintchine inequality, Anderson’s inequality. Stochastic integration in Banach spaces I: γ-Radonifying operators, γ-boundedness, Brownian motion, Wiener stochastic integral. Stochastic evolution equations I: Linear stochastic evolution equations
Bomb damage, Birmingham 1942 OP09006 HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942.
HIGHGATE ROAD, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, West Midlands. Bomb damage photographed by James Nelson, 29th July 1942.
Pigs as Pets
In this video segment from Nature, animal lovers talk about their experiences having pigs as pets.
Pevensey Castle N100497 PEVENSEY CASTLE, East Sussex. Aerial view of the medieval inner bailey.
PEVENSEY CASTLE, East Sussex. Aerial view of the medieval inner bailey.
Steam Engine Drives a Revolution
The steam engine revolutionized the world of transportation.
vention inspired by a boiling kettle? This video explains how steam power came to be utilized as a source of energy and its developments through the ages. A good video when studying any aspect of technology and innovation in history.
Treaty of Versailles
Know About The Treaty Of Versailles - The treaty was designed to free the small ethnic groups from Germany's reign and make sure the power hungry Germany could not ravage France again. It also helps explain how this resulted in future problems. A good, brief review, but students need a map to be able showing Germany before and after the treaty was signed.
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest?
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest? There are two types of rain forests, including temperate rain forests and tropical rain forests, but both possess an abundance of different animal species. (03:10)
Religious Freedom and National Security Policy: Keynote Address
Through the Luce/SFS Program on Religion and International Affairs, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs held a symposium on October 28, 2010 on religious freedom and US national security policy. Questions addressed include: Why should national security specialists be concerned about religious freedom? Under what conditions might greater US support for religious liberty abroad help to reduce political instability, religious radicalism and terrorist violence?
How to Speak Spanish Using Gratitude & Requests
Learn some basic phrases to express gratitude and make requests in Spanish. This video stresses pronunciation by slowing down the speech and is perfect for the beginner learner to practice along. The video features a teacher saying common phrases in English and then pronouncing them in Spanish. The words appear in Spanish at the bottom of the screen. ( 1:56)
Nick Jr.-Say What You See-Animals & Numbers
Nick Jr's Say What You See asks young learners to look at a different picture as the block turns and to repeat what you see. The objects are a bee, a cat, a fish, a cow, 1, 2, 3. It repeats this several times. Gets faster at the end. Very cute way to introduce or to review basic numbers and animals in an early childhood classroom (1:05).
How the Moon Affects the Changing of the Tides
The gravitational pull of the moon and the rotation of the earth, coupled with the centripetal force of the earth, causes two high tides and two low tides throughout the day.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Workers Welfare
This video is about the hardship the rail workers had to endure, the lack of welfare they had the cuts to their wages and increased cost resulted in violence. This resulted in the use of federal troops and the end of the strike. This deals with the Sacramento, California area. It also shows how large railroad owners used child labor as well. A vivid example of what may be one of the first major strikes in US history. A good video to show why unions were formed.
2.007 Design and Manufacturing I (MIT)
Welcome to 2.007! This course is a first subject in engineering design. With your help, this course will be a great learning experience exposing you to interesting material, challenging you to think deeply, and providing skills useful in professional practice. A major element of the course is design of a robot to participate in a challenge that changes from year to year. This year, the theme is cleaning up the planet as inspired by the movie Wall-E.From its beginnings in 1970, the 2.007 final pr
Smart lasers could make cancer biopsies painless, help speed new drugs to market
Biopsies in the future may be painless and noninvasive, thanks to smart laser technology being developed at Michigan State University. Using laser microscopes that deploy rapid, ultra-short pulses to identify molecules, doctors may soon have the tools to painlessly scan a patient's troublesome mole and review the results on the spot, said chemistry professor Marcos Dantus