Theologians in Conversation: Foundation Narratives
Prof. Tom O'Loughlin and Dr Holger Zellentin discuss how Jews and Christians look back on their origins. The discussion not only focuses on how people today look back on the period around 2000 years ago, but looks at how writers in the period before the third century, C.E., constructed their origin narratives to explain their religious situation.
Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage -- College of Charleston Professor Conducts Field Research
College of Charleston Italian professor Massimo Maggiari traveled to the arctic region and Gjoa Haven (Gjøahaven) to conduct first-hand research into Roald Amundsen, a polar explorer. He is researching what will be an anthropological biography as a follow-up to his 2001 book "Aurora Borealis." Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911, and he was the first expedition leader
Berkeley Engineering Master's & Doctoral Commencement
UC Berkeley College of Engineering Master's & Doctoral Commencement Saturday, May 12, 2012 | 9:00 a.m.| Hearst Greek Theatre
How to Play Softball
This 2:42 long video is an introduction into the game of softball, but it spends a great deal of time on the style of the game, like slow pitch or
fast pitch and always involves two teams. The video is limited in that it does not tell how to play the game, just the fact that softball is played in many different forms..
How To Play Defense In Basketball
This 2:39 long video demonstrates the steps to play defense as shown by a professional basketball player. The video may need to be stopped to check for student understanding.
Korte fotozoektocht in Gent Deze fotozoektocht is een aanvulling op de klassieke stadswandeling in Gent. Terwijl de leerkracht uitleg geeft, kijken de cursisten rond en zoeken ze de zaken, afgebeeld op de foto. Dat bevordert het enthousiasme van de cursisten.
Deze fotozoektocht is een aanvulling op de klassieke stadswandeling in Gent. Terwijl de leerkracht uitleg geeft, kijken de cursisten rond en zoeken ze de zaken, afgebeeld op de foto. Dat bevordert het enthousiasme van de cursisten.
High Speed Life in Slow Motion
A fantastic demo video of the High Speed High definition SprintCam Video Camera which shoots over 1000 frames per second. The quality is astounding and the final shot of a falling jelly/jello cube is simply mesmerising. My Physics classes of all ages loved this (as did my kids age 6 and 9). A great end of lesson clip - around 3 minutes runtime.
Sustainable Ways to Community Prosperity: Leading the Way to the Transatlantic Climate Bridge
Sustainable Ways to Community Prosperity A workshop with German, Danish and American experts who showed sustainable ways to: * Reduce our dependence on foreign oil; * Increase our energy and national security; * Reduce the levels of damaging greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere; * Create jobs! Delegations from Denmark and Germany came together with business and community leaders and interested citizens in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 29, 2012 for day long forumson sustainable ways
Healthy Cities: UCL-Lancet Commission
60% of the world's population will live in a city by 2030. Professor Yvonne Rydin (UCL Bartlett and UCL Environment Institute, Director) gives an overview of the UCL-Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities, which explores the many issues other than health services that contribute to population health in a city environment. Further information: UCL-Lancet Commission of Healthy Cities: http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/events/2012/06/06/ucl-lancet-commission-shaping-cities-for-health Download the Commission re
Penn Vet and Agriculture - University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Penn Vet and Agriculture - University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine When you mention veterinary medicine, many folks tend to think immediately of the doctor who takes care of Fido or Fluffy. But to the medical professionals who work in the field, a veterinarian is someone with a wealth of knowledge about the health of many species, including our own. The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has a history of equipping graduates for careers in biomedical resea
Inspector Bloop wants to build a pond for her fish, but her bloops are having trouble fitting together all the pieces! How will she solve this problem? This animated video can be used to introduce a math lesson on tessellations. A teacher could follow the video with a discussion about why the pond pieces did not fit together and how they could be arranged to fit better. ( 1:40)
Franklin Roosevelt Praises the Boy Scouts
In 1941, on the 31st anniversary of the incorporation of the Boy Scouts of America, President Roosevelt addresses the organization. (1:28)
"Rainy Day" Song by the Milkshake Kids
Another fun fine animation by Sam Tillman. "Rainy Day" is a song from the Milkshake Kids. Students will learn about all the things you can do in the rain. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge about the weather and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:42)
Earth Formation - Khan Academy
Sal Khan discusses how the Earth is a the by-product of a local supernova. (10:08)
A New Master Plan for UMass
What will UMass Amherst look like 50 years from now? The answer, according to the newly adopted physical master plan, will include more open spaces and striking views of the Pioneer Valley, parking decks on the edge of campus, more pedestrian-friendly streets, improved infrastructure and restoration of historic buildings. This video provides details of the campus's shared vision for future development.
31.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die syrischen Rebellen haben Präsident Baschar al-Assad ein Ultimatum bis Freitagmittag gestellt, um den Friedensplan des Sondergesandten Kofi Annan umzusetzen. Wenn sich die Regierung nicht an die Frist halte, sehe sich auch die Führung der Freien Syrischen Armee an keine Zusage aus dem Plan mehr gebunden, erklärten die Rebellen, die vor allem aus d
Structure of the Earth
Structure of the Earth - crust, mantle, core
17.424 International Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Societies (MIT)
This graduate class is designed as a Ph.D.-level overview of international political economy (IPE), with an emphasis on the advanced industrial countries. It also serves as preparation for the IPE portion of the International Relations general exam. An important goal of the course is to use economic theories to identify the welfare effects, distributional consequences, and security implication of foreign economic policy decisions, and to use the tools of political science to analyze how interest
The Biosuit: Second Skin Capability
This video is with an aerospace engineer who works on the spacesuits the Apollo astronauts wore. But astronauts on longer-duration expeditions are going to need suits that are more flexible and easier to live in. MIT Professor Dava Newman discusses her sleek
"second skin" spacesuit concept -- the Biosuit. (4:30 minutes)