Holocaust Survivor Testimony: Avraham Aviel
Avraham Aviel was born in 1929 in Dugalishok, a Jewish farming village (today in Belarussia), to Moshe David and Sarah Mina née Lipkunsky. Moshe David was a blacksmith and Sara Mina came from a rabbinical family in Eišiškis, Lithuania. At the end of 1941, the Jews of Dugalishok were sent to the Radun ghetto. On 10 May 1942, Avraham, his mother, his brothers and the rest of the ghetto residents were taken to a death pit near the cemetery in Radun. There, most of them, including Sara Mina and
Disaster in Japan: Assessing the economic aftershocks
INSEAD professor Michael Witt analyses the implications for financial markets, supply chains, Japan’s national energy security as well as the country’s own political leadership and economic recovery.
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
A short study into normal mapping within games with 3ds Max, Zbrush and study of anatomy
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2004/5 : An Investigation into the feasibility of develo
The aim of my fellowship was to put the idea of developing a Virtual Newsroom – an online means of teaching journalism -- to the test. I began work on this idea some six years ago after many years of using computers in the teaching of journalism. At that time, I developed, together with the IT Research and Development Unit (ITRDU), at the London Institute (now University of the Arts London), an e-learning prototype based on the ‘breaking story’ exercise – a fundamental exercise for
Tellmaps : Maatschappelijke statistische gegevens Aan de hand van dit leermiddel kunnen leerlingen statistische gegevens vinden over mondiale, maatschappelijke onderwerpen. 'Tellmaps' visualiseert de gegevens met verschillende kaarten, cartogrammen, grafieken en rankings en geeft een …
Aan de hand van dit leermiddel kunnen leerlingen statistische gegevens vinden over mondiale, maatschappelijke onderwerpen.
'Tellmaps' visualiseert de gegevens met verschillende kaarten, cartogrammen, grafieken en rankings en geeft een …
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To learn about the concept of center of mass, students examine how objects balance. They make symmetrical cut-outs of different "creatures" and experiment with how they balance on a tightrope of string. Students see the concept of center of mass at work as the creatures balance.
Ever wondered how a computer processes data into information? This unit will help you to understand the distinction between the two and examines how a computer-based society impacts on daily life. You will learn what computers can do with data to produce information and how computers can be used to work with data and search for it, control machines, and support commercial operations.
Students will learn about tornadoes, the damage they cause, and how to rate tornadoes. Specifically, students will investigate the Fujita Damage Scale of tornado intensity, and use it to complete a mock engineering analysis of damage caused by a tornado. Lastly, students will learn some basic tornado safety procedures.
Great Zoom into Sabie River, Africa (EOS Land Validation Site)
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities: Proficiency Exam
This module contains the a graphing linear equations and inequalities from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Do While Loop
An introduction to the do while control structure with examples in the C++ programming language.
Development of Good Living: The Social Transformation Agenda in Ecuador
Editor's note: The lecture is in Spanish language. | This lecture provides an idea of the approach of the Ecuadorian Government to comply with its strategies of "Good Living", a concept developed in recent years that sees growth and economic development as a whole in which includes new indicators and ways to measure it. This concept of "Good Living" is one of the axes of the thought of the "Citizens Revolution". René Ramírez is the National Secretary of Planning and Development of Ecuador and
TRMM Rainmap for September 1998: Indonesia
Monthly average rainfall over Indonesia for September 1998 as measured by TRMM. High rainfall rates are in red.
Diffusion of Innovations
A summary of the Diffusion of Innovations framework for implementing change is provided through an integrated set of resources for direct instruction and experiential learning. The DOI innovation attributes are incorporated into a case study and role play on nursing assessment.
James A. Peterson Interview
The late James A. Peterson, distinguished professor emeritus of sociology and former director of the USC Emeriti Center, discusses his career as a sociologist and gerontologist, including his nearly 30 years at USC. A clergyman turned sociologist and gerontologist who for many years discussed marriage and family problems on Art Linkletter's television series "House Party," Peterson was a well-respected educator, administrator, author and expert on marital and family counseling and aging. Pet
Profits and Interest
This program explains how banks, big business, and little entrepreneurs act to maximize profit. (28:51)