"Environmental Disaster in the Marshes of Southern Iraq"
Josh Ellis has an M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies/Public Policy, University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, two countries with rapidly growing economies,
4.125A Architecture Studio: Building in Landscapes (MIT)
This subject introduces skills needed to build within a landscape establishing continuities between the built and natural world. Students learn to build appropriately through analysis of landscape and climate for a chosen site, and to conceptualize design decisions through drawings and models. This class was taught concurrently with 4.125B. Some of the assignments are the same, some are different, and the sites for the final project are different. But since they were taught in tandem, it would
Cloud Part 2 - Age Two
In this video segments from Nature, filmmaker Ginger Kathrens chronicles the life of Cloud who is now a two-year-old bachelor (a male horse who has not mated) living in a group of wild horses in the Arrowhead Mountains of southern Montana. Family is important to horses, and this group of bachelors’ behaviors shows evidence of the camaraderie that can exist among a bonded group of horses. The playful, gentle interactions not only communicate trust and security among members of the grou
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
12.003 Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics (MIT)
This undergraduate class is designed to introduce students to the physics that govern the circulation of the ocean and atmosphere. The focus of the course is on the processes that control the climate of the planet.AcknowledgmentsProf. Ferrari wishes to acknowledge that this course was originally designed and taught by Prof. John Marshall.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Graduates Say Thanks: December 19, 2013
Graduates salute President Jim Barker during his last
Humanitarian Assistance – A Dangerous Challenge
The phrase ‘May you live in interesting times’ can be interpreted equally as a blessing or a curse. When directed at a prospective humanitarian aid volunteer, eager to embark on an overseas aid mission in the new millennium, the phrase leans increasingly towards the latter. The climate of relative safety enjoyed by humanitarian volunteers has disappeared, largely due to the radical restructuring of the world political scene in the last quarter of the 20th century. This talk will explai
UK Climate Projections: Where do we go from here
Part five. UKCIP science officer Anna Steynor speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford.
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
UK Climate Projections: Questions and Answers
Part six. Q and A session following the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford.
Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe President Barack Obama tells Congress the U.S. is deploying up to 275 military personnel to Iraq as support and security for U.S. interests, as militants seize control of the north of the country. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage
Relationship between Students' Motivation and their Participation in Asynchronous Online Discussions
This study investigated the relationship between students' motivation and their participation in asynchronous online discussions during a 16-week online course. Fifty-six students participated in online discussion activities as a normal part of their classes. Their motivation for participating in online discussions was self-reported three times throughout the semester. The findings continue to indicate that students' motivation has a significant relationship with their participation in online di
The Handy Girls Can Fix It (Read Aloud)
Written by Mary Schwartz. Read by, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Singer, Dancer, and Actor.Finding something useful to do is never a problem for the busy Handy Girls. In this fun-filled story, Max and bobby discover that the Handy Girls can fix anything!
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
The Politics of Climate Change: Problems and Solutions
Lord Anthony Giddens gives the opening keynote address to the Oxford Climate Forum, talking about the politics of climate change.
THE FALL OF ROME part 4 - Docudrama series
There is crisis in Rome. Citizens turn to the Senate trying to find a solution. The were hungry people in a wealthy city full of gold. There are talks until they reach agreement. Public Buildings were left empty of riches in an attempt to avoid war. But gold was not enough, they would ask for more.
Fires, Forests and Futures
The sustainability of the Ash forests of Victoria is contentious for a number of reasons, not least because of the pressures of population and economic growth, and climate change on their diverse uses. Attempts to take account of the principle of sustainability in weighing alternative uses have not been widely accepted and the methods used are themselves the subject of debate. But those attempts have been largely grounded in deterministic models. Recent experience in the Ash forests of Victoria
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]