25.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der mutmaßliche Attentäter von Norwegen wird an diesem Montag dem Haftrichter vorgeführt. Der 32-jährige Anders Breivik hatte in ersten Vernehmungen zugegeben, für die Anschläge in der Hauptstadt Oslo und auf der Ferieninsel Utøya verantwortlich zu sein. Bei dem Haftprüfungstermin wolle er öffentlich Ste
Absolute Beginner #15 - A Long, Hot Japanese Summer
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! During a road trip to Tokyo, you decide to teach your Japanese friends how to play twenty questions. Once your friends understand the game, they are able to dominate play, since they are native Japanese speakers and have a much wider vocabulary. Of course, it would help if you knew more [...]
Beginner Lesson S5 #9 - Can You Believe How Rudely He Spoke in Spanish?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! While you’re walking down the street in Mexico with your friend chatting in Spanish, a young boy smacks into you as he runs around the corner. He barely pauses long enough to mutter in Spanish, “Excuse me, ma’am,” and then he starts to run off again. He doesn’t even make eye [...]
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The Birth of the Austrian School 100,000 attend Oslo anti-violence rally World's longest table seats 550 diners Europe Day Ahead: U.S. debt standoff supports safe haven bid Weymouth gears up for 2012 Olympics "Night Journey" by Theodore Roethke (poetry reading) Beating the heat with a cone 1st Grade Math Rap: Doubles Whole Brain Teaching; 1st Grade Michael O'Neill on Favorite Memories of Darden Experience Ecological Pyramids Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Zoom to North America Stay in Shape Clashes in Chile An International Education NG and SH
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July 25 - At least 100,000 people, many carrying white or red roses, rallied in Oslo on Monday to show support for victims of attacks that killed 76 people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
July 25 - Singapore builds the world's longest table in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Tara Cleary reports.
July 25 - The bid is back behind safe havens as the US debt standoff between Democrats and Republicans continues. Meanwhile, oil slides on concern over the economic impact of any US default.
July 25 - Yachting teams from around the world descend on Weymouth the English seaside town hosting the sailing events of the 2012 Olympics, to begin training. Nick Rowlands reports.
The Locomotive is Fort Wayne's Nickel Plate Road 765. Did Roethke ride this train? I don't know, but he might have done. He was from Saginaw, Michigan. Here's a quotation from their site "This is the historic steam locomotive no. 765: a high-stepping, fourteen wheeled magnificent machine that stands 15 feet tall, weighs 404 tons, and goes over 60 miles an hour; restored to the way it looked and sounded when it was built by the Lima Locomotive Works in 1944. Celebrated for pulling passenger e
July 22 - A U.S. heat wave may be oppressive for many, but means cold hard cash for some, including a very busy Brooklyn, New York based ice cream distributor. Jill Bennett reports.
This teacher made video shows a 1st grade classroom singing their doubles all the way to 10 + 10=20. (0:54)
Deb Weigel, Arizona teacher and one of Whole Brain Teaching's 2010 interns, guides her class through a masterful sequence of morning routines ... five activities with smooth transitions in less than 7 minutes! Lots of WBT techniques on display, including: Five Class Rules, Class-Yes, Teach-Okay, 10 finger woo, Scoreboard, Hands and Eyes, Switch. Note the use of a student leader, the syllable chant as kids move to the back of the classroom, the adding doubles rap, and the brief practice using "be
Michael O'Neill (MBA '74) Director of Citigroup
An ecological pyramid (or trophic pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Biomass pyramids show the abundance or biomass of organisms at each trophic level, while productivity pyramids show the production or turnover in biomass. Ecological pyramids begin with producers on the bottom (such as plants) and proceed through the various trophic levels (such as herbivores that eat plants, then carnivores that eat he
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
In this activity, students will learn that math is important in navigation and engineering. Ancient land and sea navigators started with the most basic of navigation equations (Speed x Time = Distance). Today, navigational satellites use equations that take into account the relative effects of space and time. However, even these high-tech wonders cannot be built without pure and simple math concepts basic geometry and trigonometry that have been used for thousands of years. In this activity, stu
July 28 - Chilean students clash with police in latest in a series of protests over education budgets. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Two Thai universities are interested in hosting Auburn student pharmacists for educational opportunities, starting as early as fall of 2012.
100,000 attend Oslo anti-violence rally
World's longest table seats 550 diners
Europe Day Ahead: U.S. debt standoff supports safe haven bid
Weymouth gears up for 2012 Olympics
"Night Journey" by Theodore Roethke (poetry reading)
Beating the heat with a cone
1st Grade Math Rap: Doubles
Whole Brain Teaching; 1st Grade
Michael O'Neill on Favorite Memories of Darden Experience
Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Zoom to North America
Stay in Shape
Clashes in Chile
An International Education
NG and SH