Who Controls Water? Conflict, Cooperation, and "Soft" Power Sustainability Seminar delivered on February 23, 2011 by UC Irvine Professor David Feldman, "Who Controls Water? Conflict, Cooperation, and "Soft" Power". Water is our planet's most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world's population struggles to access it. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy depend on it - yet its adequacy and safety engender conflict. This conflict is likely to intensify as threats to freshwater abundan
Sustainability Seminar delivered on February 23, 2011 by UC Irvine Professor David Feldman, "Who Controls Water? Conflict, Cooperation, and "Soft" Power".
Water is our planet's most precious resource. It is required by every living thing, yet a huge proportion of the world's population struggles to access it. Agriculture, aquaculture, industry, and energy depend on it - yet its adequacy and safety engender conflict. This conflict is likely to intensify as threats to freshwater abundan
Kid's Character Builder-Love-Part 2 of 2
In this video Mr. Conductor understands that Stevie gave up his heart ticket for the music machine to his sister Nancy. Cute songs are played. Some lyrics include " Love is walking with someone when someone needs a helping hand. Thank You for your gift of love". This video is a great resource for a teachable moment that arises in the classroom. This is also beneficial for a counseling group/individual lesson (5:03).
Architectural Design Workshop: Rethinking Office Development, Spring 2003
This is an interdisciplinary workshop, not a design workshop in the ordinary sense. It is certainly intended for graduate students in architecture but also for students in the Center for Real Estate (CRE), and for students in other related disciplines, who are interested in getting the most out of the design process but are not themselves necessarily designers. The main qualification for taking part in the Workshop is an interest in, and an urgent desire to do something about, specifying the typ
Architectural Design, Level III: A Student Center for MIT, Fall 2004
This studio will investigate the social, physiological and phenomenological elements of a student gathering place on the MIT campus. Whether it is simply for socializing or for more specific events, the student gathering place will serve as a refuge from the vigorous educational environment of the Institute, and reinforce the sense of "play" through a sensible organization of the program. The place will foster a casual discovery of a sense of "being": a reflection upon the student's own existenc
GoNU.TV - Get to Know Your Huskies - Women's Ice Hockey
Want to get to know your Huskies? Fans know what the team is like on the ice, but now we get to see what they're like off the ice. Find out who has the best dance moves and who rocks the best style. Through these exclusive one-on-one interviews. GoNU.TV has the inside scoop on all this and much more. This is something you definitely don't want to miss.
Queens presents "The Dos and Don's of Debriefing"
Shot in the Patient Simulation Lab at the Presbyterian School of Nursing at the Blair College of Health.
What Is Renaissance Art?
Art History Genres. The Renaissance period of art was full of great innovations as artists expanded their technical skills of making super-realistic images both in paint and in sculpture. This 2:22 video is a quick overview of the major artists of this period and the iconic images that were produced during this time. Insights into the reaction of the people at that time is touched upon and helps provide students with a better appreciation of what these men accomplished.
The old trauma of emigration will be a big theme at the upcoming Irish election, says Alan Barrett, an economist
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 18.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag– als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. BERLIN: Auch im Regierungslager wird von Verteidigungsminister zu Guttenberg eine persönliche Erklärung zu den immer neuen Plagiatsvorwürfen im Zusammenhang bei seiner Doktorarbeit erwartet. Unmittelbar nach seiner Rückkehr aus Afghanistan hatte Bundeskanzlerin Merkel ihn einbestellt und Erläuterungen verlangt.
Sewage Treatment Planter made of Recycled Air-fill Plastic Bottles
Contained sewage treatment planter using recycled plastic bottles Jamaica Earthship Expedition II - Dec 15, 2008 - Jan 9, 2009
Imagining MIT: Designing a Campus for the Twenty-First Century
After viewing William Mitchell’s presentation, viewers may wish to apply to MIT, or at the very least, take a campus tour, to experience up close the architecture he describes. Mitchell’s talk -- drawn from his recent book, Imagining MIT-- first skims the history of MIT’s classical, industry-minded buildings, then f
The History of MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Who better than Gary Hack to recount the colorful 75-year tale of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning? Associated with the department for more than half its life, and saturated with its lore, Hack reaches backward to describe the story’s “five acts,” and then forward to imagine the department
Martin Luther King, JR.
This 1:38 long video shows why Martin Luther King, Jr. was in Memphis and how his message changed over time. Why is connection with the White House was cut off my President Lyndon Johnson because of his lack of support for the Vietnam War. He then went to Memphis.
Morimoto Japanese Restaurant in NYC
Architect Tadao Ando designed the plastic bottle wall in the Morimoto Japanese Restaurant in NYC. The wall is free standing with two walls of water-fill bottles stacked neck to neck and secured by metal and wood framing structure. The bottles are filled with mineral water. LED lights light the center space between the bottles.
001 LIBER LATINUS IN USUM PUERORUM
Büsching, Anton Friedrich: Liber latinus in usum puerorum Latinam linguam discentium editus (1769) Chapter ONE Here is the link to a readable edition of the text on Europeana: http://tinyurl.com/4r8bl6b This is an elementary school textbook, covering all the basic topics that would be studied nowadays in secondary school - Biology, Geography,etc. The Latin is clear and matter of fact - the text provides good material fo
It is essential to lay a solid foundation in mathematics if a student is to be competitive in today’s global market. The importance of algebra, in particular, cannot be overstated as it is the basis of all mathematical modeling used in applications found in all disciplines. Traditionally, the study of algebra is separated into a two parts, Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. This textbook by John Redden, Elementary Algebra, is the first part written in a clear and concise manner, making no a
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Kunstcluedo In deze bijdrage staat beschreven hoe je kunstcluedo kan spelen. Leerlingen gaan in groepjes op zoek naar tips die verborgen zitten in schilderijen. Het doel van het spel is om als eerste te ontdekken wie de moordenaar is van de kunstenaar (in dit …
In deze bijdrage staat beschreven hoe je kunstcluedo kan spelen. Leerlingen gaan in groepjes op zoek naar tips die verborgen zitten in schilderijen. Het doel van het spel is om als eerste te ontdekken wie de moordenaar is van de kunstenaar (in dit …
The Status of Domestic Amnesties in International Criminal Law
Presentation 1 of plenary 2 of the Amnesty in the Age of Accountability: Brazil in Comparative and International Perspective Conference.
Why Polar Bears Don't Eat Penguins (Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears Podcast Episode 2)
Dr. Ross MacPhee, curator and researcher at the American Museum of Natural History discusses mammals in this episode. Dr. MacPhee provides content background on the mammals, both past and present of the polar regions, and defines some basic ideas on Arctic mammals, as well as current means of studying mammals in the field.