Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group) - 1795 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale), 1795, oil on canvas, 89-1/2 x 39-3/8 inches / 227.3 x 100 cm (04:26). The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
Colors in Greek
Learn the color in Greek. The English word and Greek word on shown and then spoken in English and Greek.
More Prisms Nets (Interactive)
Classify prisms, pyramids, cones, and cylinders by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency). Make a net to represent a three-dimensional object. Make a three-dimensional model from a net.
Simple Harmonic Motion: A Special Periodic Motion
1848-1907: Industrial Revolution - Smart History at Khan Academy
Works Discussed: William Holman Hunt, Strayed Sheep (Our English Coasts), oil on canvas, 1852 (Tate Britain) Claude Monet, Boulevard des Capucines, oil on ca...
The Heart-Brain Connection: The Neuroscience of Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning
This video is a lecture on how social-emotional learning changes
the brain. The presenter explains how the brain is really the organ that is the target of these interventions and about neuroplasticity. The presentations explains that the key attributes are shaped by social and emotional learning which is a child's capacity to deal with emotions. The video also presents ways teachers can change the brain by
training the mind through social and emotional learning and ways to id
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Keynote address, Honour killing and the history of emotions
Professor Ute Frevert gives the keynote address at the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference held at The Australian National University in December 2011. Professor Frevert's adress is titled 'Honour killing and the history of emotions'. At a time when honour has largely disappeared from the West's emotional lexicon, in what way does the concept of family honour evoked by those who commit or justify honour killings today resemble relevant notions, popular in nineteenth-century Euro
4.11 Judicial control Delegated legislation is also subject to control by the courts whose judges can declare a piece of delegated legislation to be
ultra vires. Ultra vires means ‘beyond powers’, so the court would be saying that a piece of delegated legislation went beyond the powers granted by Parliament within the enabling Act. If the court does this, then the delegated legislation in question would be void and not effective. There are two types of ultra vires:
Delegated legislation is also subject to control by the courts whose judges can declare a piece of delegated legislation to be ultra vires. Ultra vires means ‘beyond powers’, so the court would be saying that a piece of delegated legislation went beyond the powers granted by Parliament within the enabling Act. If the court does this, then the delegated legislation in question would be void and not effective.
There are two types of ultra vires:
Looking at Learning ...Again, Part 1: Workshop 2. Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.,In this clip, teachers are reflecting on their own learning experiences and whether they would have learned better if they had been told the term
21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
Students and the stress of Multitasking Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds. This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Whilst it may be great that we can do a number of things at once on our computers and smart phones, there is a growing phenomenon happening amongst professionals and students who are facing burn out because they never switch off from their digital worlds.
This is a big deal for young professionals and students and is a great starting point to discuss the importance of relaxation and switch off time in our lives. Many profe
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
Mongolian Song - Ode to Auspiciousness Lunar New Year Gala 2011]
This song is sung by Anda band, the best Mongolian throat singing band in China. The music is written by Se Enkhbayar (色 恩克巴雅尔), one of the most well-known ethnic Mongolian Chinese musicians. The singers used two traditional Mongolian singing techniques in this song. [3:08]
English lyrics translated from Mongolian:
Auspicious and wish-fulfilled life blessed by skylights,
Splendid and gorgeous yurt roofs,
Doors and windows made by purple sandalwoods.
Mongolian khoomii artist sings in two techniques at the Khoomii Symposium 2009 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This song's name is Siilen buur. The throat singer's name is Mendbayar and he is one of the first professional throat singers of the world. [1:42]
ISS Update - June 26, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 26, 2012.
Breakingviews: Split is no panacea for News Corp's woes
June 26 - Spinning off the scandal-hit publishing arm could make the movie and broadcasting businesses more profitable, but rehabilitation will be slow with Murdoch at the helm.
Breakingviews: Facebook's gender bend
June 26 - Breakingviews columnists discuss the appointment of COO Sheryl Sandberg as Facebook's first female director and what it means for women fighting for greater representation in the boardroom.
Science Bulletins: Light Pollution—Beyond the Glare
Scientists have long understood that artificial light can disrupt wildlife that takes cues from natural light. It's becoming increasingly clear that light reflected off shiny artificial surfaces such as cars, buildings, and roads can also disrupt animal behavior—sometimes fatally. A new review of research on light pollution by a team of Hungarian and American scientists describes a new concern with polarized light pollution. When light bounces off reflective surfaces, it can become polarized,