Did the Irish Discover America?
This video clip questions whether or not Ireland’s St. Brendan reached North America nearly 1,000 years before Christopher Columbus’ voyages. (3:16)
Earth Today 1998 Introduction
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
Maandopening axeneiland : De poes Met behulp van dit blad kunnen leerlingen het axendier van de maand gaan voorstellen in andere klassen. Het axendier van de maand is de poes.
Met behulp van dit blad kunnen leerlingen het axendier van de maand gaan voorstellen in andere klassen. Het axendier van de maand is de poes.
Casey Cares Partnership
Casey Cares Foundation is a special partner to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, providing games and activities for patients during their hospital stays and helping them continue to be kids, even when battling an illness. In this video, volunteers from Casey Cares Foundation decorate t-shirts and distribute pajamas to patients during the monthly "Kami's Jammies" party. Even something as simple as new pajamas can brighten a child's day when they are facing a hospital stay.
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.
Nouns and Adjectives: ( An Interactive Game)
In this interactive game, students identify common and proper nouns, adjectives, and comparative adjectives. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Alumni Profile: HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002), President, Qatar-Connect
HE Sheikh Mohamed Althani SEP50(2002) reflects on his career and time at the School.
Minutes of the Rhodes College Faculty Meeting November 14, 2007
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Sticky Executive Education
Thunderbird Executive Education rolls out a new point of view for teaching methods and experiential learning. http://www.thunderbird.edu/executive
Healthcare: Battle won, but more to come
Harvard School of Public Health analysts probe the importance of the Supreme Court ruling upholding national health care, and explain the law's next challenge: the November election.
IDS learns with Legos
Running with Harold Abrahams (1924)
Join legendary British athlete Harold Abrahams as he's put through his paces shortly after winning Gold in the 100 metre sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics - later immortalised in the film 'Chariots of Fire'. This extract is taken from 'Running: A Sport That Creates Both Bodily and Mental Health', an edition of the 1920s newsreel 'Sporting Life: A Racing Outlook' which also includes Abrahams' fellow runner and 400 metre champion Eric Liddell.
Leaning Tower of Pisa
One of the finest examples of medieval Italian Romanesque architecture is year by year, slowly, relentlessly inclining to the south. Despite all efforts to correct this, it remains one of the continent’s premier attractions, the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Length: 4:51
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,