A Washington Sketchbook: Drawings by Robert L. Dickinson, 1917-18
New York physician Robert L. Dickinson was stationed in Washington during World War I and in his free time was a prolific artist. An avid nature lover, he explored both sides of the Potomac River, sketching the woodsy and idyllic scenery that captured a now-vanished way of life. His work is the subject of a new book by Gail Dickersin Spilsbury. Speaker Biography: Gail Dickersin Spilsbury is also the author of "Rock Creek Park" (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003), and she has been an editor a
Faculty Advising Session: Public Interest
Faculty Advising Session: Public Interest
AFM : Myopathie de Duchenne (Vidéo) Fonds Eric Duvivier Myopathie de Duchenne, les pièges de la consultation médicale
Fonds Eric Duvivier
Myopathie de Duchenne, les pièges de la consultation médicale
The Fall of Communism in Massachusetts [Conceived in Liberty (1975)] The Pilgrims formed a partnership in a joint-stock company with a group of London merchants, including Thomas Weston, an ironmonger, and John Peirce, a cloth maker. The
[Conceived in Liberty (1975)]
The Pilgrims formed a partnership in a joint-stock company with a group of London merchants, including Thomas Weston, an ironmonger, and John Peirce, a cloth maker. The
Passing the Medical Inspection at Ellis Island
Upon arrival at Ellis Island, immigrants had a medical exam. Most passed, but some didn't. In this video clip, find out what happened to these immigrants next. (1:57)
Canine Intelligence: Eleven-year olds Laura and Anna test their dogs to see which one is a better problem solver. After researching dog intelligence at their Minneapolis library, the girls devise four problem-based "tests," and time how long it takes for their pets to solve them. Laura and Anna chart the dogs' "scores," and learn both about their pets and about the challenges of constructing tests of canine intelligence. (6:24)
Plans for old Toledo Steam Plant include UT
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Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 1 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un
proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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Interactive Math Story about Money--Counting Coins
In this video students will be introduced to counting coins in an interactive story format with cute farm animals. The story pauses for students to count the coins displayed on the screen. Then the answered is said verbally and in written format. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review coins in the elementary classroom. (1:57)
Aquariums Relieve Stress for Cancer Patients
By: mdanderson The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has 63 aquariums in waiting areas throughout its campus, three of them being saltwater fish. Employees at MD Anderson share their stories about the calming affects the aquariums have on its cancer patients, care givers, visitors and employees.
Do Lectures: Presence
They can be small Do’s or big Do’s or just extraordinary Do’s. But when you listen to the story of Pam Weiss, Founder of Appropriate Response. She gives an incredible introduction into the abundance that comes from being mindful and present that will never think or look at a sycamore tree the same way again. These speeches light a fire in your belly to go and Do your thing, your passion, the thing that sits in the back of your head each day, just waiting, and waiting for
TED Ed--Stories: Legacies of Who We Are (Civil Rights Movement)
Storyteller and educator Awele Makeba combines performing arts and history to tell a powerful story from the American civil rights movement. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between the Civil Rights Movement and the classroom. (9:02)
Barnum Brown: The Man Who Discovered Tyrannosaurus rex
This four minute video explains the life of the man who is called the greatest dinosaur collector of all time, Barnum Brown helped
the American Museum of Natural History establish its world-class fossil
collection. This video shows some of the science he used and has interviews with those who worked with him. This video could be used to show students how scientists work or as a biography.
Race Walking seminar
A Leeds Metropolitan University taught physiology practical class utilising the Great Britain elite race walking group as a case study, within the MSc Sport and Exercise Science suite of courses. Tutors and students describe the mutual benefits and experiences gained from such classes. For further details please see the below: http://courses.leedsmet.ac.uk/sportandexercisescience_msc http://courses.leedsmet.ac.uk/sportandphysiology_msc
Web 2.0 tools en onderwijs : Nederland van boven Helikopterbeelden die zonder ondersteunend geluid het volgende illustreren:
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Mijn Kaart : Betaalkaarten Je vindt heel wat uitleg en filmpjes over de verschillende betaalkaarten. Er is ook wat uitleg over de verschillende plaatsen waar je met een kaart kunt betalen, zoals bijvoorbeeld het tankstation. Ook de veiligheid van betaalkaarten komt …
Je vindt heel wat uitleg en filmpjes over de verschillende betaalkaarten. Er is ook wat uitleg over de verschillende plaatsen waar je met een kaart kunt betalen, zoals bijvoorbeeld het tankstation. Ook de veiligheid van betaalkaarten komt …
Jacqueline Kennedy's timeless style and poise made her an icon of American History. Her inaugural ball gown is a highlight of the National Museum of American History's "First Ladies" exhibit. (01:47)
Bristle Dolls: Bai Dacheng Artist At Work
2:22 Bristle dolls have truncated clay cores. Bai glues boar bristles onto their wide bottoms. While the figures were originally clothed in paper, they are now clothed in silk. The silk clothing is backed by rice paper that Bai makes himself, and it is attached to the dolls with flour paste. The dolls made by Bai’s teacher were made of paper and were also much smaller.
'Dealin'' with poet and Pan African supporter Haki MadhubutiProgram focuses on the meaning, nature, and support of the liberation of African countries by African Americans. Program segments include an excerpt from Henry Johnson's film on the African Liberation Day March in Washington, DC, May 27, 1972 (including footage of Boston residents preparing for the trip to Washington, DC, and event speeches by Charles Diggs, Michigan Congressman and United Nations Delegate and organizer for African self
A History of Jazz - Ragtime, Blues
12:50 A History of Jazz is a short documentary, which traces the roots of Jazz back to the Slave Trade and its African Roots. This is Focused on African Americans. For more see:
Irish American Vernacular Linguistics