The Politics of Resistance and the Arab Uprisings [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Charles Tripp | This talk will look at how resistance to regimes' appropriation of public space has been a central theme of the Arab uprisings. Charles Tripp is a professor of politics with reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
Climate Change and the New Industrial Revolution - How we can get there: building national and inter
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern | Five years on from the Stern Review there have been important changes in the world which are likely to have a profound impact on our response to the two defining challenges of the century; overcoming poverty and managing climate change. Lord Stern will discuss how we can bring economics and political economy to the analysis of our response to these challenges in the context of a special but difficult decade in the global economy. The analysis of climate change
Swarm of Common Jellyfish
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a swarm of Common Jellyfish. As its name suggests, the common jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) is the most common jellyfish species on British shores. The body is a saucer shaped 'bell', which is colorless except for four obvious violet gonads visible in the center of the disc. The outer edges are fringed with many small tentacles, and four stocky 'arms' surround the mouth. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge
4Talent Inspiration Day: Leeds, 22 Feb 2012
4Talent Opening presentation: Glynn Ryland, Industry Talent Manager, Channel Four Television Corporation. Part of Channel 4's innovative work related to the learning Kick Start programme, opening pathways to the media industry for the next generation. Event Produced by Carol Alevroyianni Associates for Channel 4 Television.
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Cool Down: Make Your Own Fan
In this video, the Activity TV science team teaches viewers how to make a fan from a small box. Students will utilize measurement skills and practice following directions to complete this project.
( Adult supervision is required to complete this project.)
Dr. James Schwiegerling: Leading Edge Researcher
Dr. James Schwiegerling is Professor of Optical Sciences; Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences. Dr. Schwiegerling is developing a design for an artificial lens that can be used to replace the lenses in human eyes such as in cataract surgery.
The University of Arizona hosted its 9th annual Innovation Day at the UA on March 6. The event celebrated the UA's success in technology development and innovation by highlighting the research achievements of students and faculty and staff members.
Housing Day at Harvard
We take a fresh look at Housing Day, one of the many hallowed traditions at Harvard University.
U.S. Army Sergeant Jack Werner was born in Austria in 1920 to a middle class Jewish family. In 1939 he fled Austria to escape Nazi persecution and soon joined the U.S. Army so he could help fight Hitler. In this video clip, hear his heroic stories of fighting with the Americans in World War II. (2:41)
Hard "c" Words
In this video segment from Between the Lions, the letter "c" appears in familiar words on a road sign, emphasizing print all around us, and highlighting the /k/ sound that the letter "c" makes. Each word is displayed on the sign, with the letter "c" highlighted to emphasize the same sound at the beginning of each word. (0:12)
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