Learning How to Put Numbers in Order - with Curious George
The children receive large cards with numbers on them and are instructed to get in order from 1-20. Next, they are given large cards with stickers on them. They are instructed to count the stickers and then get in order from 1-20. This activity could be used with lower age children using smaller numbers.
"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,
12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT)
This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation a
Tom McCall and Oregon's Environmental Legacy
Oregon Governor Tom McCall's pioneering fight to clean up the state's waterways and to control development in the late 1960s still resonates today. At the Nov. 11 Corvallis Science Pub, Oregon State historian Bill Robbins will discuss the significance of McCall's leadership. Robbins will also show McCall's famous documentary, Pollution in Paradise, which aired on KGW-TV in 1962. The Science Pub presentation begins at 6 p.m. in the Old World Deli located at 341 SW Second St. in Corvallis. It i
M.S. Urban & Regional Policy - Online Info Session 01-31-12
Online information session for the M.S. in Urban and Regional Policy at Northeatern University.
Con Te Partiró By Andrea Bocelli
Tuscany-born, classical singer Andrea Bocelli, sings one of his most known melodies, Con Te Partiró (A Time to Say Goodbye).
Teaching Skip Counting by 2's
Teach kids kindergarten math, skip counting by 2s, by using the old cheerleading chant: 2, 4, 6, 8 who do we appreciate? Helps students count even numbers. Run time 02:04.
The Political Economy of Change
Third and final panel discussion on 'Economics and The Idea of Justice'. Discussing questions such as do we need a new economic framework?And should economics change fundamentally in light of the financial crisis?
Jennifer Egger is faculty at Otis College of Art and Design. She teaches Typography in the Digital Media Department. This video represents the very basics of learning about typography, the vocabulary of typography.
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot
A thought provoking collection of Creative Quotations from T. S. Eliot (1888-1965); born on Sep 26. US-English poet, critic, and playwright.
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
The Evolution of Economic Policy on Climate Change
ANU Trevor Swan Distinguished Lectures in Economics The lecture traces the outlines of economic thinking on climate change. Two competing paradigms are reviewed: (1) modelling of greenhouse gases mitigation as a dynamic optimal control problem and (2) the willingness to pay of the present generation to ensure future generations against the potential adverse impacts of climate change. The presentation examines the challenges of the economics of international co-operation, the choice of econo
Digital ?serial vision? - new approach in urban composition teaching
The paper discusses the following problem: How can digital technology are integrated with urban composition teaching to provide a better understanding of the aesthetical and emotional aspects of the city? It argues for the current need for an integration of computer modelling and the approaches developed form the work of K. Lynch, G. Cullen, R. Krier, F. Ching. The paper is based on the experience in design studio teaching and an experiment completed with students. The exercise shows the student
John Locke and European Philosophy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Etienne Balibar | Etienne Balibar is Anniversary Chair in Modern European Philosophy at Kingston University and emeritus professor of moral and political philosophy at the University of Paris 10 Nanterre.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Pearl Harbor Address
Franklin Delano Roosevelt giving the Pearl Harbor Address to Congress - "a date that will live in infamy" (2:37)
Ainslie Murray, Chelle Macnaughtan, Malte Wagenfeld Artist Talks
RMIT Gallery Artist Talk featuring Ainslie Murray discussing her work Intangible Architecture, Chelle Macnaughtan discussing her work Spatial Listening and Malte Wagenfeld talking about his work Aesthetics of Air.
Six Months After Copenhagen: What’s next, and where does Australia stand?
This symposium brought together key experts to discuss the future of Climate Change action in Australia, 6 months after the Copenhagen Climate Change summit.
Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism in China
This 16 minute video looks at the origins and practice of China's three traditional schools of thought. Together these three teachings comprise the roots of Chinese civilization and culture. This video explains how these three sometimes work together make a play of opposites and the beliefs in finding a common way. Very good video.
Life of Edgar Allan Poe
A 3:30 video biography of Poe including his early life, army, and early works. A good overview that might help students better understand the subject matter of many of his works.