The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4
John Green teaches about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachussetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam. Before the English got there though, the colony was full of Dutch people who treated women pretty fairly, and allowed free black people to hold jobs. John also discusses Penn's Woods, also known as Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania was (briefly) a haven of religious freedom, and William Penn dealt relatively fairly with the natives his colony displaced. Of course, as soon as P
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
Korean War ( The war winds down ) 15/15
Korean War - The war winds down Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing.
Sacrament of Marriage
Father James Longe gives a talk on the Sacrament of Marriage
Coastal Walk - Stop 13
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the thirteenth stop on the walk.
Something About Mary Magdalene 2 (of 5)
'Something About Mary Magdalene' looks at the role of Mary Magdalene through history and highlights recent evidence concerning her role in the church and today's society. Use this documentary to learn -- information contained in the documentary does not have to interfere with one's faith. It is NOT meant to be inflammatory but informative.
Legatum 2014 Conference - On the Ground Shamji
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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.
Practical guide to good practice, A : managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations
This guide to good practice in managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations sector was produced by the Tour Operators Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI). It "provides an overview of ten key environmental and social issues that are critical to the long-term success of the accommodations sector", including examples of what hotels are doing around the world. Links to further information are provided throughout. The 28 page guide can be downloaded as a PDF file i
Everyday objects under the microscope
Objects underneath a microscope can reveal new views of the object that wouldn't be seen without a microscope's aid.
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
Meten en metend rekenen en meetkunde : Wandplaten Op deze wandplaten wordt de leerstof rond meetkunde, meten en metend rekenen verduidelijkt:
Op deze wandplaten wordt de leerstof rond meetkunde, meten en metend rekenen verduidelijkt:
China publicly destroys ivory tusks to discourage illegal trade
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe For the first time, China publically crushed a part of its ivory stockpile - over six tons of it - in an effort to shed its image as a global hub for the illegal trade in African elephant tusks. Mana Rabiee reports. 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 busin
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
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
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
The 1885 Society: Funding Research and Innovation
The 1885 Society is a unique fund of unrestricted monies that the UA President uses to support the best and brightest faculty and students at the University or Arizona. This year, 1885 Society Fellow Marissa Juarez, a Ph.D. student, investigated the connection between the Afro-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira and the academic discipline of Rhetoric. Last year, Chris McGinnis, an M.F.A. student, used painting to explore the link between mechanization and American identity, while Engineering
Pope Emeritus Benedict makes surprise appearance at cardinal ceremony
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Former Pope Benedict makes a surprise appearance at a ceremony during which Pope Francis appoints 19 new cardinals. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 ye
SOS Rescue Dance
Dr. Susan Flynn and Purdue University Students show steps to and perform the SOS Rescue Dance using: sticky pump, step touch, quarter turn, drop step, jump, heel, etc. This is a good resource for teaching rhythmic movement, dance, and team cooperation. (7:27)
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills