Terra quasi-incognita: beyond the 2 degree line
First keynote address from the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
"Change, growth, and new learning" - there's a cultural shift in America, says Sara lawrence-lightfoot. This Friday, Bill Moyers speaks with one of America's leading educators and author of The Third Chapter: Passion, Risk, and Adventure in the 25 Years After 50. Sara lawrence-lightfoot is the first African American woman in the history of Harvard to have an endowed professorship named in her honor. She's been on the faculty for 37 years, and her career as a scholar has won her the prestigious M
PODCAST: A Conversation with Ingrid Betancourt
Special Feature: Former Colombian senator and activist Ingrid Betancourt was abducted by the FARC while campaigning as a candidate in the Colombian presidential elections and held captive in the Colombian jungle for six and a half years before being freed in a dramatic 2008 rescue. On October 28, 2010, Betancourt discussed her story as told in her memoir, Even Silence Has an End, as part of I.M.O.W.'s Extraordinary Voices, Extraordinary Change Speaker Seri
Glass transition: deformation of a rubber ball well below Tg. Bounce close up
Part of a series of videos showing the glass transition in polymers, and the resulting change in energy dissipation on impact: Close up video at one tenth actual speed of ball bouncing well below Tg (i.e. when glassy). The conformation is frozen, so it is only the interatomic bonds that are strained. The macroscopic deformation is much less and is not observable in the video. From TLP: The Glass Transition in Polymers, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/glass-transition/demos.php
Active Voice and Passive Voice - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains the difference between active voice and passive voice. Active voice is the subject in the sentences that performs an action while passive voice is the action performed upon the object of the sentence. (5:14)
California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site. Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
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.
Measuring the Immeasurable: The Costs & Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation
Decisions on whether and how much mitigation of the risks of dangerous climate change is justified raises exceptional challenges. In this lecture Professor Garnaut discusses the issues that arise when we measure and compare market and non-market costs with the benefits of climate change mitigation. He explores the value judgements that must be made when comparing welfare of people with different incomes and wealth, living in different countries, at different times. He also looks at how these con
The Connected Classroom
Informational Video- We live in a connected society. See how that connection must move into the classroom to make sure that our students are ready for the connected society they will join when they leave the classroom.
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Tree and Plant Life in the Jungle
In this video, suitable for all grades, students can see through the lens of time-lapse photography while David Attenborough focuses on the ability of plants competing to get the most sunlight in a thick tropical forest. This would be a nice video for a lesson about plant adaptations. Run time 03:11.
How the Quiver tree survives in the desert
David Attenborough looks at the strange Quiver tree, and how it survives in the desert. What an amazing example of adaptations to environment.
One two three more: challenges to describing a warmer world
First presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
Changes in Greenland
Interview on climate changes seen in Greenland between 1999 and 2007, noting that the Ice Cap is changing every day, and in parts the movement is very active so much so as to be dangerous. Run time 01:52.
Faculty of Law: F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture 2008 – ‘Grave Injustice’, ‘despotic privilege’
Professor J Stuart Anderson, Faculty of Law, Otago, delivers the 2008 F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture – ‘Grave Injustice,’ ‘despotic privilege’: the insecure foundations of crown liability for torts in New Zealand. 6 August 2008
Judges 11 (with text - press on more info. of video on the side)
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Judges, Chapter 11, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Pope Francis invites Israeli, Palestinian presidents to pray for peace at Vatican. Gavino Garay 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 around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
Structure of the Earth
This video, which has English captions, offers information about the layers of the Earth. (02:46)
More Fiscal Cliff Analysis - Khan Academy
Salman Khan offers a bit more in-depth analysis when thinking about the fiscal cliff. (15:20)
Scotch Malt Whisky Distilleries
A list of known malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, plus a few other whisky producing places.