Tear gas fired at protesters in Cairo
June 28 - Police fired teargas in Cairo's central Tahrir Square at several hundred mainly Egyptian youths, some of whom threw stones and demanded that trials of former senior officials proceed more swiftly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
" Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes
This selection features a narrator reading " Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes. The reading is accompanied by video segments to illustrate. The theme of the poem, never give up, appears in print at the end of the segment. ( This poem is suggested for use with Common Core Third Grade, Unit One.)
Regulated Markets and Auctions - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
Een reisverzekering afsluiten
De student luistert naar een uitleg over reisverzekeringen. Na het beluisteren van het geluidsfragment moet de student: - de betekenis van woorden afleiden uit de context; - de hoofdgedachte uit het gesprek achterhalen; - technieken opsommen die de spreker gebruikt om zijn verhaal boeiend en duidelijk te maken voor het publiek.
Een avondje uit
At the end of this unit you can write an announcement of a cultural event.
Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D., chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D., director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes and corals,
Neutron Star Collision
Systems of orbiting neutron stars are born when the cores of two old stars collapse in supernova explosions. Neutron stars have the mass of our Sun but are the size of a city, so dense that boundaries between atoms disappear. Einsteins theory of general relativity predicts that the orbit shrinks from ripples of space-time called gravitational waves. After about 1 billion simulation years, the two neutron stars closely circle each other at 60,000 revolutions per minute. The stars finally merge in