#238: Rice futures: Biofortifying food crops for better nutrition
SAT Prep: Test 4, Section 8, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
Nathaniel Ayers and Steve Lopez - 60 Minutes
In this 60 Minutes segment, entitled Mr. Lopez Meets Mr. Ayers, Morley Safer interviews both men - and several other individuals - as he pieces together the life and talent of Nathaniel Anthony Ayers.
As a Juilliard scholarship student, Mr. Ayers demonstrated great talent and promise as a double-bass player. Then he was diagnosed with schizophrenia, and his world - and that of his family - turned upside down. (12:41)
Value Investing Conference 2010 - Part 6
The final event of the 2010 Value Investing Conference at the University of Virginia consisted of a discussion with the Investor Roundtable. Members of the Roundtable were Lisa O'Dell Rapuano, Richard Mayo, Donald Wilkinson III, Fred Sands Jr., and Robert Smith.
Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events.
Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series' as '24' and 'Battlestar Galactica' and how these common cultural experiences should not be underestimated as
UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Ronrong Liu
Ronrong Liu presents her entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "The Dance of Trade and Security in the 21st Century."
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. Doctoral s
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction.
It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status.
This system is widely used in
22. The Economics of Here to There
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Wild Africa: The Mega Flyover
This video really starts around 2:20. It is based on a seven-month,
transcontinental journey from the southern-most tip of Africa to the
northern shores of Morocco to show an attempt by Mike Fay, explorer. It is a 44 minute video, but there are commercials in it. The images are excellent. I recommend you start at eight minutes. A good video to use to teach students about wildlife, conservation, the geography of Africa, and the idea of commitment.
Blood Video by Peter Weatherall
Video from Human Biology: 14 all-new topics set to original music and animation by Peter Weatherall, guaranteed to get students excited about the biological processes and systems of the human body. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on this subject. (3:44)
016 Poiret: King of Fashion
Curator Harold Koda explains Paul Poiret's significant contributions to the world of fashion. The video version includes a special animation feature.
Work in the World: A Teachers' Guide to Work Issues
This teachers’ resource book is designed to help young people to understand the key political, social and economic forces which will shape their lives. It aims to develop knowledge and skills to help young people understand the world in which they live, and to participate in it as knowledgeable global citizens. It is not prescriptive but aims to provide teachers with a practical and flexible resource. The book is made up of text, activities, glossary boxes, case studies and a list of resources
067 Special Exhibition: A Musical Setting for Bronzino
Curator Carmen Bambach talks to composer Bruce Adolphe about how he translated the art and ideas of Agnolo Bronzino—whose drawings are on view in the current exhibition "The Drawings of Bronzino"—into music. The world premiere of Adolphe's new piece, Of Art and Onions: Homage to Bronzino (commissioned by Palazzo Strozzi in Florence), will be performed at the Metropolitan Museum on Saturday, March 6, 2010.
Smithsonian Behind the Scenes: Contemporary Art Conservation
Latex, chocolate, soap, and video game software are just a few of the non-traditional materials that have inspired contemporary artists. While they embrace the modern, synthetic and technologically advanced world in which we live, some of materials present significant conservation problems for museum conservators. Gwynne Ryan, a conservator at the Smithsonian's
Meet the Artist: Yinka Shonibare MBE
During the opening week of the artist’s major midcareer survey at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), UK-based Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare visits the Hirshhorn to discuss his work with NMAfA curator Karen Milbourne. Like the Hirshhorn’s “The Age of Enlightenment—Antoine Lavoisier” (2008) on view in “Strange Bodies” until Nov. 15, much of Shonibare’s work poses questions about politic
Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista - Microsoft Desktop History
I start up Virtual Machines of Windows 1.0 to Windows Vista.
Windows 1.0 - Announced November 1983
Windows 1.0 - Released November 1985
Windows 2.0 - Released December 1987
Windows 3.1 - Released April 1992
Windows 95 - Released August 1995
Windows 98 - June 1998
Windows 98SE - Released May 1999
Windows 2000 - February 2000
Windows ME - September 2000
Windows XP -
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