44. Summer Fun in Italy (That’s Amore!)
Let’s spend a day at one of the most famous Italian water parks: Aqualandia. Located near Venice, in the Veneto region, Aqualandia is much more than a traditional water park. With its shows, activities, and extreme attractions, the park is one of Italians’ favorite summer destinations. Let’s have some terrific summer fun at the water [...]
How to Interpret Standardized Test Scores
This clip is a lesson on understanding the different test scores, keeping in mind the percentages do not correspond to letter grade percentages. A standardized test prep instructor shows how to interpret standardized test scores, understand that the SAT has
a 2400 maximum score and the ACT has a 36 maximum score, and each test is divided into several sections.
The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906
This three minute video gives insights into how the earthquake resulted in more scientific methods to study such events. Excellent graphics. Good for understanding this topic and the importance of being prepared. 02:59 run time
ANZ bows out of KEB bid
ANZ Bank pulls out of bid for majority stake in Korea Exchange Bank, says due diligence does not support competing offer to Hana's.
Andy Smith - 60 seconds research
Andy Smith, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University has only 60 seconds to describe his research interests.
Another European Tradition: traceability of the social and the vindication of Gabriel Tarde
A rival of Durkheim, Gabriel Tarde was right to argue that the subject matter of sociology is not society but connections. The understanding of the social cannot be separated from the study of other associations. Bruno Latour is a philosopher and a sociologist and vice president for research at Sciences Po.
Maintaining Healthy Vines
Recognising healthy vines, Determining the seasonal growth stages of a normal crop, Monitoring daily management practices, Understanding and interpreting soil characteristics that affect grapevine health, Weather monitoring and interpretation of conditions affecting Vine health, Monitoring Pests and Diseases, Monitoring beneficial organisms
Influence Operations and Psyops: Information Warfare in the 21st Century
Bob Seeley, MOD, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 13th November 2012.
Climate Change: Are We Heading for a New Cold War?
There is an historic standoff between China and the US on the issue of global warming. Neither wants to limit emissions unless the other does so first. In Copenhagen December 2009 the nations of the world will decide whether to resolve the Global Warming problem extending Kyoto after 2012 - or to start a new Cold War of escalating emissions - the outcome of which may determine the fate of humankind. Professor Graciela Chichilnisky suggests two modest improvements to the Kyoto Protocol that could
Name the major phyla of Protozoa and briefly describe their characteristics Identify common protozoan specimens Explain the function anatomical features of protozoa in terms of adaptations to their environment Identify and classify members of Phylum Protozoa and major invertebrate Phyla Apply an understanding of comparative anatomy and physiology to the identification of specimen
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
“Invoking Chola and Maratha Pasts in Colonial Thanjavur: King Serfoji II's Reinvention of the Brih
A talk by Indira Viswanathan Peterson, David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College. From the South Asia Seminar.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
In the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin gave us a model for understanding how natural objects and systems can evidence design without positing a designer: how purpose and mechanism can exist without intelligent agency. Texts in this course deal with pre- and post-Darwinian treatment of this topic within literature and speculative thought since the eighteenth century. We will give some attention to the modern study of feedback mechanisms in artificial intelligence. Our reading will be in
AIDS in Sub-Sahara Africa: A Detailed Examination of Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa and Uganda
This module is intended to introduce students to one of the greatest social problems to face this planet, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS and to increase their computer and research skills within sociology.
"We've shed enough tears" -- Resident in Central African Republic
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Fire, looting, barricades and protests in the Central African Republic after an attack by Muslim gunmen on a church that left at least 11 people dead. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including
Module 2: Risk Mitigation Techniques
A success global business professional may not actively participate in foreign exchange risk mitigation; however, understanding the risks and opportunities is essential to operating a profitable international business. To master the concepts in this Task, you must know and understand foreign exchange risk mitigation techniques and required documentation: hedging tools, currency option contracts, and transfer pricing. MSU Global has teamed with experts in the international finance field to creat
11.975 Feeding Cities in the Global South: Challenges and Opportunities for Action in Cartagena (MIT
The purpose of this seminar is to provide a context for understanding the challenges of urban food provisioning from a perspective of sustainability and social inclusion in cities of the global South. The seminar will be specifically geared towards preparing students for direct participation in urban markets and food policy project intervention in Cartagena, Colombia. To learn more about the Cartagena Practicum, visit the class website.
6.3 Western perceptions – Oriental stereotypes
In this unit you will be introduced to a variety of Delacroix’s work and see how his paintings relate to the cultural transition from Enlightenment to Romanticism. You will study Delacroix’s early career, his classical background, the development of Romantic ideas and their incorporation into his work. You will have the opportunity to study some of his most important paintings and compare them to works favouring a Neoclassical approach. You will also be able to see how his themes, subjects