Men and Feminism
Three male professionals discuss their scholarly feminist training and how they've incorporated it into their work. The panel includes lawyer Craig S. Barnes, author of In Search of the Lost Feminine, sociologist Dr. Timothy Diamond, author of Making Gray Gold: Narratives of Nursing Home Care, and political scientist and women's studies professor Dr. Paisley Currah, author of the forthcoming book The United States of Gender: Regulating Transgender Identities. Feminist historian Debra L. Schultz
The return of ROTC
Among the top Harvard stories of 2011 was the return of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) to campus after an absence of 40 years. In March, the University signed an agreement with the Navy. By September, offices had opened in Hilles Hall for the Navy ROTC's Old Ironsides Battalion.
Largest earthquake simulator shakes up trucks
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/10/born-to-be-viral-trucks-on-bridge-relive-california-earthquake.html
OZONE presentation 2013: Introduction
Dr Guy Jameson and professor Richard Blaikie introduce the presentations by the Ozone group. The Ozone presentations took place September 2013, in St David's theatre
Europe Week Ahead: Markets seek progress on EU negotiations
Nov. 11 - Investors shift their focus towards EU policymakers for signs of progress that will help prevent a euro zone meltdown, following Italy's rapid action on Friday to implement austerity measures.
Nilekani: Working in the Indian government is "complex"
Nov. 11 - Nandan Nilekani talks to Chrystia Freeland about the difference between working in the Indian government and as an entrepreneur, and what his motivation was to join the public sphere.
I Like to Move it Dance for Physical Education Classes
This seven minute video slowly shows the moves in this dance as seen in a college level physical education class. It is suitable for most all ages and utilizes many major muscle groups.
Communism in Russia
Russia became a communist state in 1917. The KGB began soon after as the secret Soviet police. This two minute video shows the violent history of this movement with the emphasis on Stalin's slaughter of millions.
Australian History Part 2 of 7
This 14:70 video tells the personal stories of some of the early settlers in this country. Uses narration and reenactors. Shows some of the conflicts and the continuing dealing with England.
Alex Himelfarb on the consequences of tax cuts
How Did Taxes Become a Bad Word? The Former Clerk of the Privy Council, Alex Himelfarb, discusses why we should be investing more, not less, in our future. While today's political leaders exalt the benefits of increased tax-cutting, Himelfarb argues that further tax cuts will come with serious consequences, including cuts to services and deeper inequality. According to Himelfarb, what we need is nothing less than a re-think about what our future is worth. His lecture was produced in collabor
Museum Preserves Gadgets
Pennsylvania's Mercer Museum houses a gadget collection dating from the Middle Ages tomodern times and includes a device for hunting turtles plus 60 types of apple peelers and mouse catchers as well. Should show students that technology does not always have to be related to electronics.
Inventions of War - Plastics (2:38)
From toothbrushes to razors, plastics are found in countless household
items; however, this moldable material has played a critical role in
America's war efforts during World War Two. Nylon and other inventions are explored. It is a good video to show students to keep all their notes as they may come in handy later as well as to examine the many roles plastic technology played in the war.
Inventions of War - Orange Juice (5:03)
This video shows how scientists worked on the invention of frozen orange juices that was concentrated. A great video of the scientist who co-invented this breakthrough. Its impact it hinted at in United States households as well.
Inventions of War - Penicillin
This three minute video explains how penicillin was invented, spread, and made a difference to hundreds who were saved from infections. A general overview.
Inventions of War - Satellite (2:10)
This video explains how during the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union werein a military race on all aspects. However, it was the Russians who launched the first satellite, Sputnik. The importance of satellite is explained and the invention of the Internet is hinted at.
Inventions of War - Rockets (2:37)
Before they were part of the space race, rockets were a deadly military weapon. This video shows how the military used this technology to attack other nations and how Hitler played on Germany's fears to go to war. The video does not go into detail about how rockets work.
Global Problems of Population Growth
This survey course introduces students to the important and basic material on human fertility, population growth, the demographic transition and population policy. Topics include: the human and environmental dimensions of population pressure, demographic history; economic and cultural causes of demographic change, environmental carrying capacity and sustainability. Political, religious and ethical issues surrounding fertility: infanticide, abortion, contraception, son preference, government co
Mexican mariachis assemble en masse
Nov. 23 - Hundreds of mariachi musicians gather in a Mexico City square to celebrate their patron saint Cecilia. Elly Park reports.
News #144 - We’re So Thankful, We Had to Say it 26 Times
Thank you! Obrigado! どうもありがとうございます! Blagodaria! Thanksgiving may not be celebrated around the world but it’s always great to say “thank you.” Regardless of where you’re from, showing gratitude goes a long way. Here at Innovative Language, we’re thankful for being surrounded by passionate language learners like you. As a way of saying thank you, [...]
5 Developing ‘engaging’ lessons Think of your students as fish, swimming around in the waters of the school. An engaging lesson gives you the bait with which to catch your fish. And once they are hooked on your bait, then misbehaving will hopefully be the last thing on their minds! Engaging your students is important for a number of reasons. An exciting lesson can be used: as a reward for previous good behaviour; as a carrot for behaving well in the future;
Think of your students as fish, swimming around in the waters of the school. An engaging lesson gives you the bait with which to catch your fish. And once they are hooked on your bait, then misbehaving will hopefully be the last thing on their minds!
Engaging your students is important for a number of reasons. An exciting lesson can be used:
as a reward for previous good behaviour;
as a carrot for behaving well in the future;