Expedition Blue Planet- Ganges: Endangered Source
he source of the Ganges is Rishikesh, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains and fed by its enormous glaciers.At 1,560 miles (2510 km) long with a river basin between 200 and 400 miles wide, the Ganges river supports nearly half a billion people ‘Mother Ganges’ is revered by Hindus as the incarnation of a god.The source of the Ganges is Rishikesh, nestled in the foothills of the Himalayan mountains and fed by its enormous and endangered glaciers. The Expedition team inve
Order of Operations
In class order of operations notes. 6th grade_Bomar. This video was made using Power Point and a document camera. The teacher's voice can also be heard while she is doing the demonstration.
A CCA Education: An Investment in Your Future
At California College of the Arts, we partner with students and their families to ensure they achieve their goals. Our financial aid program is designed to help make CCA more affordable so all students reach their creative potential. Hear firsthand as current students talk about how coming to CCA is an investment in their future. Learn more: cca.edu/financialaid
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Staying Up a Week Straight
Bob Clayton '84 and his wife, Janine Clayton '84, have slightly different outlooks about his staying up for an entire week in order to finish his final papers and exams senior year.
Sharing a passion for literature
Johns Hopkins alumna Elissa Brent Weissman is a published children's author that takes her books and her love of literature into Baltimore City elementary schools to inspire kids to be life-long readers and writers
2011 Day of Caring
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Alumni Webinar: Arab Spring
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professors Paul Kinsinger and Melissa Beran Samuelson speak Sept. 13, 2011.
Boundary Spanners: Emerging Middle Class
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, former MP and writer Joe Ashton reveals how much truth there is in his writing
Greek talks end without bailout deal
Sep 20 - Summary of business headlines: Greeks say will continue talks at IMF meetings; Former Federal Reserve official says Greek default just a matter of time; GM reaches deal with United Auto Workers; Wall Street mixed, awaits end of two-day Fed meeting. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Greg Hidley - MSI-CIEC OptiPortal Workshop 2011
Greg Hidley of Cal-IT2 presents an overview and some background on the Optiportal.
Diversity on the World Stage
Moderator Bishwapriya Sanyal opens the panel with some reflections on history. He identifies periods when nations acknowledge similarities among different peoples, and equality and democracy seem on the rise, and times when only tribal divisions appear to matter and the clash of civilizations seems inevitable. Conscious of this wax
'Too early' to know if Greece will default, says Carstens
Mexican Central Bank Governor Agustin Carstens tells Insider it is "still too early" to tell whether Greece will default on its debt.
Under pressure in Syria
Sept. 27 - Amateur video footage purports to show hundreds of Syrians converging in protest against the Assad regime. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Paws for Poetry 2010 Contest Winners
April is National Poetry Month. Thad Krasnesky, a poet, reads winning poems from Paws for Poetry Contest in this selection. The magnificent poems students wrote about their pets could serve as inspiration/motivation for students studying poetry. ( 4:25)
Meet a Museum Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Watch this video to take a virtual field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In the video, a student visits the world famous museum and learns about the work of a museum curator. ( 3:30)
Interview With a Zookeeper
This selection contains an interview with a zookeeper at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She describes how zoos have changed since their creation to include more naturalistic exhibits. ( 3:21)
Denver Zoo: Interview With an Animal Behaviorist
This selection contains a student's interview with an animal behaviorist at the Denver Zoo. An animal behaviorist focuses on animal care from the behavior standpoint. The behaviorist highlights an animal she is studying, the fossa. Many pictures are shown of these animals. ( 3:43)
British designer Pugh puts models in masochistic, gilded cages.
Sept. 30 - British bad boy designer Gareth Pugh "bars" models movements on the Paris catwalks with masochistic designs. Kathi Urban reports.
A historical overview of the cemetery and its predecessors, and of selected memorials within