Elton John Wake Up Song and Greeting for STS-135
Flight Day 6 was kick-started for the STS-135 astronauts with a special wake-up message from Elton John and one of the legendary performer's greatest hits. "Rocket Man" debuted around the time of the Apollo 16 mission, which sent men to the moon for the fifth time. The 4.5-minute song, which describes a long-term space bound astronaut's mixed feelings at leaving his family to do his job, has been played to awaken four shuttle crews aboard Discovery and Atlantis. "Rocket Man" also, one of NASA's
"Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes
This one-minute selection features a narrator reading "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes. The reading is accompanied by video segments. 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.
The Celts - Quiz
To revise facts about the Celts
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,
4.2 Sound and light input
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
John Hersey -- Illustration Lecture Series
November 17th, 2010 | Timken Lecture Hall
Paris Hilton: beach club designer
Aug. 15 - Hotel heiress Paris Hilton adds beach club designer to her resume, hired by developers to create a resort venue in Manila. Doug MacLaurin reports.
Lubbock and Texas Tech Host Texas FFA Convention
Around 10,000 high school students from across the state are in Lubbock on the Texas Tech campus for the 83rd Texas FFA State Convention. For the third time since 2005, Lubbock and Texas Tech have hosted this event. The United Spirit Arena serves as the main convention hall with other university buildings hosting other functions as well. The convention also introduces many high school students to Texas Tech.
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
Landsat 7 Zoom Down to Washington DC
Zooming down to Washington DC using a Landsat 7 image acquired on May 11, 1999