Earthquake Country; Reducing Your Losses
A quote from the movie: "Earthquakes don't kill, buildings do." There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquakes have shaped the scenery and the character of the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Abbott shows how faults capable of large earthquakes lie beneath most of the area, posing great risk to
2.57 Nano-to-Macro Transport Processes (MIT)
Parallel treatments of photons, electrons, phonons, and molecules as energy carriers, aiming at fundamental understanding and descriptive tools for energy and heat transport processes from nanoscale continuously to macroscale. Topics include the energy levels, the statistical behavior and internal energy, energy transport in the forms of waves and particles, scattering and heat generation processes, Boltzmann equation and derivation of classical laws, deviation from classical laws at nanoscale a
The Quest for the Sacred Lemonade
Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says [Audio]
Speaker(s): Navi Pillay | In recent years, the world has witnessed a number of incidents involving hate speech at times with wide-ranging and global repercussions. Many governments have put in place measures which not always are in consonance with international human rights law. This lecture recalls the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and showcases the jurisprudence of the
Opening Remarks (video)
Dain Borges, Director, Center for Latin American Studies Mark Hansen, Dean, Social Science Division Ambassador João Almino, Consul General of Brazil in Chicago Marina Silva, Senator, Green Party (from Brazil via video)
Let’s explore Silverlight 5! This is a recording from an MSDN Live Meeting broadcast from the Microsoft Belgium office on December 6, 2011. Abstract
With Silverlight 4 out for over a year now, some amazing applications have been built with it. It's time to take a look at the next version, which was released mid December 2011. In this session, Silverlight MVP Gill Cleeren will take you on a tour of the new features in the platform, including
This is a recording from an MSDN Live Meeting broadcast from the Microsoft Belgium office on December 6, 2011.
Naturalistic observation of small group work in key stage 1 classrooms
The physical environment of the classroom is one of many diverse social contexts encountered by a child; recognisable in many shapes and forms across the world, its core features have remained essentially unchanged throughout centuries of concomitant social change. Whilst such durability stands as a powerful testament to the success of the classroom as a mode of social organisation and learning (Kushner, Simon et al. 2001), it is also indicative of how decades of curriculum research, innovation
Gold: A Period Table Element
This 3:35 long video explains how gold is used and why it is valuable. It is an excellent overview.
CongoForum CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten). De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
CongoForum ontpopte zich tot een omvangrijke ‘portaalsite’ over Congo en de betrekkingen tussen Congo (en zijn provincies) en België (en zijn gemeenschappen en gewesten).
De vzw CongoForum werd opgericht op 25 juni 2005 …
Exponential and Logarithmic Equations - Yay Math
Solving exponential equations by using a common base. Introduction to logarithmic notation. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7783301627139702841&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
Einstein: Einstein's Miracle Year (2:55)
The ambitious Jewish born Albert Einstein challenges centuries of scientific thought with his new controversial idea, the General Theory of Relativity. This video gives insights into how he came upon the idea of such new concepts. A great way to get students to think about observations as part of the scientific method. Also important is the fact that the establishment essentially ignored his ideas.
Rick Atkinson- WWII Soldiers in Northern Europe
Rick Atkinson spoke at a free, public presentation outlining the powerful Soldiers' stories of the World War II actions in northern Europe, bringing focus to the realities of the true costs of the bloodiest war in history Sept. 11, 2013 in the Army War College's Bliss Hall.
Workshop 2: Mathematics: A Community Focus
With Dr. Marta Civil. As teachers, we often make assumptions about the knowledge children are exposed to at home. Sometimes it seems that we focus on only reading and writing; Dr. Civil contends that we need to look more carefully at the mathematical potential of the home and that it is essential that schools learn to be more flexible and knowledgeab
"The Cask Of Amontillado," the first part of the short story by Edgar Allan Poe
Screen shots of detailed graphic novel style illustrations of the classic Poe story using jwplayer Narrated by male voice with British accent; music, This is the first part of the story only. (2:34)
How the Body Works : The Pancreas
This is a short, narrrated video (01:30) about the function and structure of the pancreas.
Igneous Rock - by Study Jams
Igneous rock forms from melted rock called magma. Magma exists inside the earth's surface, and it becomes lava when it is released through a volcanic eruption. When it cools, it becomes igneous rock. Learn more about igneous rock with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant pictures are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
BIOL 315-01, Ecology Lecture, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
21M.675 Dance Theory and Composition (MIT)
This course introduces students to the art and formal ideologies of contemporary dance. We explore the aesthetic and technical underpinnings of contemporary dance composition. Basic compositional techniques are discussed and practiced, with an emphasis on principles such as weight, space, time, effort, and shape. Principles of musicality are considered and developed by each student. Working with each other as the raw material of the dance, students develop short compositions that reveal their un
ANSO 105-02, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The course will survey a broad range of topics, with many touching on controversial debates that surround social stratification issues. By the end of the course, students should have the conceptual and theoretical tools to apply sociological perspectives to their everyday lives and to the lives of “others.”
School House Rock - No More Kings
This is a classic School House Rock animated video of the story of the pilgrims arriving in America. NOTE: This is another video that had to be uploaded as the original video that was on WatchKnow was deleted from YouTube. Good sound quality. (03:00)