Chilli, Chocolate, and Chips: Foods that Originate from the New World
Dr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
Introduction This unit, which contains material from the current Open University second level Politics course DD203 Power, Equality and Dissent, is pitched at the intermediate level. It should take you about 8 hours to study if you attempt the recommended exercises and make summary notes of its key points. Doing so will allow you to practise the crucial academic skill of summary and précis – extracting the gist of an argument – which will be of particular help if you go on to study in related
This unit, which contains material from the current Open University second level Politics course DD203 Power, Equality and Dissent, is pitched at the intermediate level. It should take you about 8 hours to study if you attempt the recommended exercises and make summary notes of its key points. Doing so will allow you to practise the crucial academic skill of summary and précis – extracting the gist of an argument – which will be of particular help if you go on to study in related
[Conjugation/Conjugaison] Essuyer/To wipe - Indicatif Présent
This video (01:08) gives the present conjugations of the word: essuyer (to wipe). After the native speaker says each phrase one time, he says "Repetez", allowing the viewer to repeat the phrase. Good for beginning French language-learners or for review.
24.111 Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics (MIT)
Quantum mechanics--even in the ordinary, non-relativistic, "particle" formulation that will be the primary focus of this course--has been a staggeringly successful physical theory, surely one of the crowning achievements of 20th century science. It's also rather bizarre--bizarre enough to lead very intelligent and otherwise sensible people to make such claims as that the universe is perpetually splitting into many copies of itself, that conscious minds have the power to make physical systems "ju
What Does the Term 'Horsepower' Mean?
This video explains the science behind the term Horsepower in just under 9 minutes. Explanation is clear and easy to understand.
Meet the Paleontologists
Meet the paleontologists who helped create the Museum's new exhibition, "Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs," and learn about the latest cutting-edge technology that researchers are using to study pterosaurs, the flying reptiles that lived from about 220 and 66 million years ago. Mark Norell, curator in the Museum's Division of Paleontology, and Alexander Kellner, Associate Professor at the Museu Nacional in Brazil, have led expeditions to the most remote areas of the planet. And yet, d
Math Shorts Episode 8 - Slicing Three Dimensional Figures
This two-minute Math Shorts episode helps students understand the two-dimensional figures that result from slicing solid three-dimensional figures. The video demonstrates this using cylinders and right rectangular pyramids as the three-dimensional figures.
Please visit the PBS Learning Media library (pbslearningmedia.org/resource/muen-math-g-slicing-3d-figures/slicing-three-dimensional-figures/) to access the supplementary learning materials included with this video.
Math Song - Place Value to the Thousands
The Math Song in this video explains place value to the thousands and describes how commas are used to help us read numbers in the thousands. (4:33)
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.
Lecture by Edel Rodriguez
This lecture was recorded on April 12, 2012, at the San Francisco campus of California College of the Arts. Edel Rodriguez was born in Havana in 1971. He majored in painting at Pratt Institute (BFA) and Hunter College (MFA). His work has appeared in five picture books, on stamps for the U.S. Postal Service, and on posters for films and Broadway shows. He is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and was an art director at Time magazine for over a decade. Learn more about the Illustration Pr
Learn Guitar Lesson Write a Song - Songwriting part 1
Learn to use the major key as the foundation upon which songs may be built. Talks about the scale having 7 notes and chords are built around those notes. Chords can be major, minor, or diminished. Useful information begins at: 03:30.
How to Make Foam Science Experiment
In this video kids can learn a fun and easy science experiment. Watch as they show you how to make foam. The experiment uses vinegar and baking soda and is an example of a chemical reaction. Run time 01:09.
Compound Subjects - MindBites
This video is an excerpt of a lesson about compound subjects. First, a sentence with a simple subject and predicate is provided. Then, an example of a sentence with a compound subject is shown. The narrator illustrates the sentences with her actions as well as explaining about the subject and predicate.
C.I.S. : Vaardighedenspel
15.224 Global Markets, National Politics and the Competitive Advantage of Firms (MIT)
This course examines the opportunities and risks firms face in today's global world. The course provides conceptual tools for analyzing how governments and a variety of social and economic institutions influence competition among firms embedded in different national settings. Public policies and institutions that shape competitive outcomes are examined through cases and analytic readings on different companies and industries operating in both developed and emerging markets. In addition to
Afval : Themabundel In deze bundel over afval komen volgende zaken aan bod:
In deze bundel over afval komen volgende zaken aan bod:
"Woman to Child" Poem by Judith Wright
A photographic interpetation of Judith Wright's poem, "Woman to Child." The video is also set to music while the words of the poem cross the screen, with selected images. (2:09)
Business for Boys and Female Disadvantage: how male dominance hijacked the hierarchy
Professor Nigel Nicholson argues that women are disadvantaged by the persistence of organisational forms and competitive promotion systems designed by men so that they can play games of dominance hierarchy games, pretending they are meritocracies.
Workshop 6: Force Against Force
Magnets stick to other magnets and to metal objects made of iron or steel. How much force is required to break the attraction between two magnets? In this workshop, fourth-grade students explore ways to balance the force of magnetism against the force of gravity. A magnet placed in a cup on one side of a pan-balance is stuck to a stationary magnet beneath the cup. When e
Learn English Through Song Lesson 43 Adjectives With --- hearted
Learn English adjectives with heart through the song, "Heart of Gold" by Boney M. Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation, vocabulary,
pronunciation, listening and grammar. In this slide show the lyrics
are shown for "Heart of Gold" with explanations of "heart" adjectives. More songs at: learn-to-speak-english-esl.com. Good quality video appropriate for all students, not just ESL.