Authors@Google: Mary Roach
Mary Roach spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 22, 2011 about her book Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void. About the book: Space is a world devoid of the things we need to live and thrive: air, gravity, hot showers, fresh produce, privacy, beer. How much can a person give up? How much weirdness can they take? What happens to you when you can't walk for a year? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a space walk? Is it possible for the human body to survi
Professor Dina Porat: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons
Professor Dina Porat, Head of the Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism, Tel Aviv University: The 1930's and the 2000's - the Relevance of Historical Comparisons 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/education/conference/2008/index.as
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Choosing to Go Forward
Professor Hanna Yablonka - Historian, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel: After the Shoah- Choosing to Go Forward The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Building a Better World -- The Legacy of the Survivors and Celebrating Israel in its 60th Year http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Avner Shalev: The Challenges for Yad Vashem
Avner Shalev, Chairman, Yad Vashem Directorate, Israel: Perpetuating the Legacy of the Survivors for Future Generations: The Challenges for Yad Vashem The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 3 -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Dalai Lama, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?"
During a visit to the Nobel Museum on April 15, 2011, the Dalai Lama autographs a chair at Bistro Nobel and answers a question posed by the Museum Director, Olov Amelin, "What has the Nobel Peace Prize meant to you?" To learn more about the Dalai Lama, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1989/lama.html
Activity 8 «Mental notes about students»
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Klimaatconferentie in Lima : Actualiteit In deze les onderzoeken we hoe internationale samenwerking een wereld van verschil kan maken in het klimaatbeleid, maar tegelijkertijd bekijken we kritisch de drempels op weg naar een constructieve internationale samenwerking. Wie heeft invloed en …
In deze les onderzoeken we hoe internationale samenwerking een wereld van verschil kan maken in het klimaatbeleid, maar tegelijkertijd bekijken we kritisch de drempels op weg naar een constructieve internationale samenwerking. Wie heeft invloed en …
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.
Valerius Catullus - Carmina X
Valerius Catullus - Carmina II
Rectangle Multiplication - Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative allows the user to visualize the product of two factors in three different ways: click on any of the options below the array to choose Grouping, Common, or Lattice. There are more directions on the right side of the Java applet
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2007-2008 :
Make the Numbers Count, Improving studentsl
Feedback on Library and Learning Resources (LLR) services and support at the University of the Arts London (UAL) is received from a very extensive range of sources. However, although a considerable quantity of information is available for analysis, it remains very difficult for LLR staff to extract meaningful data from these numerous sources, which can reveal, in depth, the true, individual student experience of LLR services. LLR is aware that there is a lot that is not known, or is not be
The Value of Price Information to Small Farmers
Marcel Fafchamps, Stanford
Guide to the Records of the Allegheny County (Pa.) Transit and Traffic Commission, 1935-1956
The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, studies, surveys, publications, reports, legal opinions, maps, plans and documents of Chief Engineer, Joseph White, concerning the Civic Light Opera, Greater Pittsburgh Airport, and traffic and transit issues of Pittsburgh, McKeesport, and Clairton from 1935-1956.
Guide to the Records of Collins and Wright, Inc., 1868-1938
The company was founded in 1838 and was known as the Pittsburgh Brittania Manufacturing Company; specializing in the manufacture of (salt and pepper) shaker and syrup jug tops, cream pitcher lids, mustard lids, and caster trimmings. The collection contains corporate history, corporate records, legal papers, catalogues, brochures, advertisements, price lists, photographs, and genealogical notes and family histories from 1868-1938.
Records of the Vernon-Benshoff Company, 1911-1972
The Vernon-Benshoff Company was established by Harold and Lester Vernon, along with their partner, William Benshoff, in 1922. The Company records include tapes and transcripts of the history of the company, details about the development of the dental base Vernonite, alloy specifications for the casting metals, business accounts and correspondence, legal papers, various price lists, photographs, memorabilia, some outside publications, and The Vernonite Work Bench.
Guide to the Records of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Wilkinsburg, PA, 1885-1955
The mission of the Woman's Temperance Union of Wilkinsburg was to: educate public sentiment up to the standard of total abstinence, train the young, save the inebriate, secure the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment to the Federal Constitution and complete banishment of liquor traffic. This collection contains a constitution and by-laws, a directory, reports, minute books, a membership roll book (1911), programs, memorabilia, and published histories regarding organizational operations and ac
14.23 Government Regulation of Industry (MIT)
The objective of this course is to introduce you to the role of government in markets where competitive equilibria “fail.” In this course we will emphasize the importance of market structure and industrial performance, including the strategic interaction of firms. We will examine the behavior of individual markets in some detail, focusing on cost analysis, the determinants of market demand, investment behavior, market power, and the implications of government regulatory behavior. The
Herman Stearns Davis Papers, 1893-1932
Herman Stearns Davis, an astronomer educated at Princeton and Columbia University, worked for Columbia University, the U.S Coast and Geodetic Survey, the International Latitude Observatory, the cities of Pittsburgh and New York, the Gulf Refining Company and the Carnegie Institution during his career. The collection contains personal correspondence, a manuscript, notebooks, and newspaper clippings pertaining to astronomy.