Biomes; an Overview
Explore the biomes around the world in this short, computer-animated video. This video will briefly cover the following key concepts: biome similarities and differences, biome boundaries, tundra biome, coniferous forest (Taiga) biome, deciduous forest biome, tropical rainforest biome, grassland biome and desert biome. The video ends will a 10-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz.
21A.342 Environmental Struggles (MIT)
This class explores the interrelationship between humans and natural environments. It does so by focusing on conflict over access to and use of the environment as well as ideas about "nature" in various parts of the world.
The Dream Starts With You at Texas Tech University
It's the dream of being part of something bigger than you. Texas Tech is a place where ideas become reality and reality becomes greater than your imagination. Where research leads to vast discoveries, making the world a better place and the pursuit of deeper knowledge reaches untold heights. It's a place where art takes many forms, and where tradition reigns.
US Troops on Alaskan Front - 1942
This World War II footage follows reinforcements landing on Attu Island and "Flying Tigers" preparing for combat missions in the Pacific, as large crowds pray for the troops in Chicago.
Progress through partnerships
Forging effective partnerships is integral to UCL's belief in maximising the social impact of its intellectual resources.As a research institution, our primary expertise is on developing ideas and knowledge, so by working with institutions with a practical focus to their activities, such as hospitals, schools, business or government, we can help these ideas turn into real-world solutions. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/about-ucl/partnership
Thomas Friedman: The Global Marketplace and the Common Good
The signature event of the 2010-2011 Notre Dame Forum, "The Global Marketplace and the Common Good", featured Thomas Friedman, the influential Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from The New York Times. Friedman has examined a wide range of subjects in his work, including globalization and worldwide economic issues, religious fundamentalism and terrorism, and the Middle East conflict. He has won three Pulitzer Prizes and has had four best-selling books, most recently The World is Flat and Hot, Fla
POL310 Fall 2010 Session 10
POL310 American Government Session Ten 11/13/10 Brenda Riddick Guest: Zahra Billoo, Council on American Islamic Relations,
Chancz Perry, SFU fine arts and criminology graduate, conveys social justice and relationship issues through dance in this six-minute movie. Charming and lighthearted, this lively short uses an energetic movement vocabulary that pulls from both jazz and contemporary dance in order to examine a typical day in the life of a pair of urban dwellers. Two dancers move through a vibrant animated world accompanied by an upbeat percussive soundtrack. Will they find love in the city? Or will they remain t
Venus Flytrap Conservation
Venus Flytrap Conservation. Part of the series: How To Care For a Venus Flytrap. Conservation of Venus Fly Traps is an important concept in the world of carnivorous plants, learn all about caring for carnivorous plants in this free video. Run time 01:48.
Burma Votes 2010 - 2 - Special post-poll update
'Burma votes 2010' presenter Nicholas Farrelly gives a special post-poll update to the vod and podcast series. This episode was recorded on 9 November 2010 and in the second in the series. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala
21F.717 Introduction to Spanish Culture (MIT)
This course has several purposes. The major concern will be the examination of Spanish culture including Spain's history, architecture, art, literature and film, to determine if there is a uniquely Spanish manner of seeing and understanding the world - one which emerges as clearly distinct from our own and that of other Western European nations.
Through her award-winning research, Vicky Kaspi, a world-renowned McGill astrophysicist and pulsar expert, makes stars out of her students and headlines around the world.
Member Flags of the United Nations
A music video showing the flags of all 192 Members of the United Nations. Music playing in the video is "We are the World"
Gaining A Better Understanding of Eastern Orthodox Church
Gaining A Better Understanding of Eastern Orthodox Church. Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Assistance. Diversity Series: Religions, Cultures and Communities (NCJ 212664). The Chicago Police Department. Eastern Orthodox. Producer: Chicago Police Department. usdoj.gov.
Popular Policing Video Lecture Part II
This seminar is part of a digital course Trends in the Governance of Security introduced by Clifford Shearing which focuses on civic or popular policing John Cartwright focuses on a particular case of civic policing called the Zwelethemba model where local communities are involved in peacekeeping in the area of Zwelethemba near Cape Town This model of policing is a method of governing security at the local level which is informed by and mobilizes local capacity and knowledgeLearning across Borde
Study Abroad 2010: INDIA
Students followed the Ganga (Ganges) River system from the Himalayas down to Calcutta and beyond as they took part in two upper level Geology courses: 1. "Water Resources of India" focuses on the efforts of government to stimulate economic growth while protecting the environment and cultural resources of the river system. The course covers basic water resources and hydrology principles and then delves into issues specific to India. 2. "Pollution in the Developing World" focuses on the fundame
Study Abroad 2010: COSTA RICA
Students explored the legal and business environment of Costa Rica by focusing on the practical issues a foreigner would encounter while conducting business overseas. They examined management strategies in a developing/transition economy in a third world country, benchmarking and manufacturing standards, and sustainability practices in Costa Rica compared to the US. Highlights of the trip included: both Intel and Baxter International manufacturing plants, the American Chamber of Commerce, the c
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing
eMarketing: The Essential Guide to Online Marketing is a comprehensive textbook containing holistic and integrated eMarketing tactics. There is no doubt about it – the Internet has changed the world we live in. Never before has it been so easy to access information, communicate with people all over the globe and share articles, videos, photos and all manner of media. The Internet has led to an increasingly connected environment, and the growth of Internet usage has resulted in declining dist
Popular Policing Video Lecture Part I
This seminar is part of a digital course Trends in the Governance of Security introduced by Clifford Shearing which focuses on civic or popular policing This type of policing is located within communities rather than within either the state or private security Irvin Kinnes looks at methods of nonstate forms of justice and policing in communities in South Africa giving a historical overview and discussing the challenges facedLearning across Borders LABS is an initiative to foster sustainable teac
Distributing the downturn
The International Labour Organisation has forecast a rise in unemployment by 20 million world-wide, by the end of 2009. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has forecast a loss of up to 10 million jobs within the OECD group of countries, and up to 25 million jobs world-wide between 2008 and 2010. However, would a strategy of cutting wages as opposed to cutting jobs in the face of this recession create the conditions for economic recovery? Dr Paul Kattuman believes it