The anatomy of a business deal
Antenna Group operates TV, radio and online businesses and distributes content around the world, offers tips on capturing value ahead of a crisis. Mr Kyriakou discusses how entrepreneurial vision and foresight can both recognise and create opportunity using the NOVA Televizia case study as an example. The NOVA Televizia sale, which was closed on 15 October 2008 for a modest $3m, realised one of the highest ever rate of return on investment in media and confounded falling valuation trends, when
The Genius of Mozart (Part 11 of 18)
"The Genius of Mozart" (2004
Duke Campus Reacts to Dr. Lefkowitz's Nobel Prize
The Duke campus and beyond honored Dr. Robert Lefkowitz for sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab.
Intensive quantities: why they matter to mathematics education
Ever since Piaget's (1952) classic work on number, a fundamental distinction has been drawn in the mathematics literature between extensive and intensive quantities. Extensive quantities (for example, volume, distance) are based on the logic of part-whole relations. Adding 20 decilitres of orange squash to 60 decilitres produces 80 decilitres of orange squash, since the whole is the sum of the parts. Intensive quantities (for example, density, speed) are based on the logic of co-variation. Addin
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (3of 5) with Janine Jansen
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. (08:45)
Energy and Electricity in Science : How Does Electricity Light Up a Bulb?
Electricity is used to light up a bulb by heating up the tungsten filament to the point that it glows white. Find out why light bulbs burn out with information from science teacher, Steve Jones. There are English captions.
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Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - Yay Math
Solving exponential equations by using a common base. Introduction to logarithmic notation. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7783301627139702841&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
How to Add and Subtract Fractions in Algebra For Dummies
In algebra, adding and subtracting fractions is easy when you find the common denominator. This video shows you how to convert fractions for the common denom...
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Windmills
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn about windmills and wind. Windmills use the power of wind to harness the strength it brings. Windmills can do many jobs with their power. Windmills can generate electricity or pump water. Wind makes the windmill go round. This is a great teaching resource to introduce wind and its ability to work. Students will enjoy this short video (1:06).
Nebraska Facts Quiz
Learn some very interesting and entertaining facts about Nebraska laws in this true/false facts quiz about Nebraska. (Amateur video of unusual facts)
"India: The Emerging Giant"
A talk by Arvind Panagariya. Arvind Panagariya discusses his new book, "India: The Emerging Giant", a history of the economic development of India since independence and the "definitive book on the Indian economy" according to Newsweek editor Fareed Zakaria. Panagariya is Jagdish Bhagwati Professor of Indian Political Economy, International and Publ
Cookie Monster's Letter of the Day: B
This classic Sesame Street video introduces the letter 'B' through the words 'beautiful' and 'big'.
Sesame Street - B is for Ballerina in a Banana
In this 21-second video, the 'b' words that are spoken are: banana, ballerina, beautiful.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. (4:58)
Google Public Data explorer
Google Public Data Explorer is a tool developed by Google Labs which enables members of the public to search for statistical data, explore it and visualize it in graphs and tables. It is intended to cover nations worldwide and all areas of social, economic, demographic and political data. The site is still in Beta with collections being added. It currently includes population data worldwide, some data from the World Bank, OECD and from American statistical agencies. Users should however, remembe
Malawi Summer Immersion Program
Joe Lanning '00, '07 (MA) and Mike Mazzeo talk about the first year of the University of Rochester's Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar for high school students. This two-and-a-half-week study abroad program offers high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the unique and transformative opportunity to explore, research, and experience life in the southern African country of Malawi. (http://enrollment.rochester.edu/admissions/precollege/malawi.shtm)
Structure Dependence, the Rational Learner, and Putnam’s Sane Person
Young children say many surprising and funny things – funny, often, because how they say it is not quite right in an endearing way. “My friend goed to the playground,” and “I ated two desserts” both demonstrate errors that we readily understand, sympathize with, and are confident will go away with further listening
Prepositions with Garfield
A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. Prepositions show how objects relate to each other, an important math skill. Using Garfield, the famous finicky cat, examples of prepositions are shown in this slide show. This is geared toward students just beginning to explore prepositions. (1:00)
Is it possible for distant galaxies to be moving away from us faster than the speed of light? And if it is would it be possible for us to see them? Surprisingly the answer to both questions is a resounding YES. How is that possible? How can something travel faster than the speed of light? Today we will try and paint an accurate picture of the Universe based on the Lambda-Cold-Dark-Matter model, which is the best cosmological model today. Once we have painted that picture, the answers to our ques