Tectonic Plates and Plate Boundaries (WMS)
The earths crust is constantly in motion. Sections of the crust, called plates, push against each other due to forces from the molten interior of the earth. The areas where these plates collide often have increased volcanic and earthquake activity. These images show the locations of the plates and their boundaries in the earths crust. Convergent boundaries are areas where two plates are pushing against each other and one plate may be subducting under another. Divergent boundaries have two plates
The Beedie Celebration: Featuring "The Dudes"
SFU's Burnaby campus community celebrated the $22-million gift to SFU from Ryan and Keith Beedie at a free outdoor concert with Canadian indie band rockers, The Dudes on September 15, 2011.
Playing the Part
Taking the shape of a founding father calls for equal parts of preparation and imagination. Interpreters John Hamant and Steve Holloway detail the process.
Jim Rogers: Poised to buy gold if price drops
Sept. 21 - Commodity bull Jim Rogers says he is not adding to his gold position at these levels, but would be a buyer of the precious metal if the price goes down.
Jim Rogers: Buy euro if Greece defaults
Sept. 21 - Global investor Jim Rogers tells Reuters Insider he is hoping for a Greek default, saying it would be a positive for the euro and the global economy.
Jim Rogers: Fed policy bound to "end badly"
Sept. 21 - Jim Rogers, legendary global investor and a critic of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, says the Fed is manipulating the market by flooding it with dollars.
Sanford Biggers: Sweet Funk—An Introspective
In this focused selection of thirteen pieces, New York-based artist Sanford Biggers challenges and reinterprets symbols and legacies that inform contemporary America. The exhibition is Biggers' first museum presentation in New York, and it will also mark the Brooklyn debut of Blossom (2007), a large-scale multimedia installation that incorporates references ranging from lynchings to Buddha's enlightenment under the bodhi tree. Recently acquired by the Brooklyn Museum, Blossom also alludes to the
21H.416J Medieval Economic History in Comparative Perspective (MIT)
This course will survey the conditions of material life and the changing social and economic relations in medieval Europe with reference to the comparative context of contemporary Islamic, Chinese, and central Asian experiences. The subject covers the emergence and decline of feudal institutions, the transformation of peasant agriculture, living standards and the course of epidemic disease, and the ebb and flow of long-distance trade across the Eurasian system. Particular emphasis will be placed
Inspect-a-Gadget - Gun-a Plug that Hole
John Hemingbrough shows us how his gadget can save companies a huge amount of wastage. The team at the Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) work with small to medium scale companies to find solutions to a range of problems which can be solved using clever technology and gadgets. The ETC receives European funding (ERDF) and is therefore able to spend up to 5 days with a company totally free of charge!
Environments and Ecosystems
Students explore the biosphere and its associated environments and ecosystems in the context of creating a model ecosystem, learning along the way about the animals and resources. Students investigate different types of ecosystems, learn new vocabulary, and consider why a solid understanding of one's environment and the interdependence of an ecosystem can inform the choices we make and the way we engineer our communities. This lesson is part of a series of six lessons in which students use their
 Learn Hindi Daily Show–How was your trip to India?
Master Your Vocabulary. Take a look at: Vocabulary Quiz - Hindi->English; Picture->Hindi; Recording->Hindi; and more!Vocabulary List - Easy to study list with pictures and recordings for some wordsIntroduction Naraindas Jii... Related posts:
Hewlett Packard gets a new CEO
Sept. 23 - The world's largest PC maker, Hewlett Packard, named former eBay Chief Executive Meg Whitman as its new boss, replacing the harshly-criticised Leo Apotheker. Hayley Platt reports.
Palestinians clash with Israeli police
Sept. 23 - Young men throw stones at an Israeli checkpoint as President Mahmoud Abbas's application for U.N. recognition provokes mixed reactions. Lily Grimes reports.
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2011 McBaine Moot Court Competition Final Round
The James Patterson McBaine Honors Competition is BerkeleyLaw's venerable moot court competition and is open to all Boalt second- and third-year law students. Cases chosen for the competition involve cutting-edge issues of great public importance. This year, we are proud to welcome Justice Sonia Sotomayor of the United States Supreme Court, Judge William Fletcher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Justice Carol Corrigan of the California Supreme Court as our panel f
This Week @Minnesota: Inauguration of President Eric Kaler
For this episode of This Week @Minnesota, we celebrate the inauguration of the University of Minnesota's 16th President, Eric Kaler. The week leading up to his inauguration included community visits and college tours.
A Career in Real Estate
This video features an interview with a realtor who works for a real estate, investment, mortgage company. She describes her background and daily duties. Marketing that accompanies real estate is also described. The realtor has a very positive attitude and describes helping people with such significant purchases as her favorite part of the job. ( 4:06)
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Particles break the speed of light
Sept. 23 - International scientists make breakthrough discovery as sub-atomic particles are found to be quicker than the speed of light. Sunita Rappai reports.
Students learn how a bill becomes law in the U.S. Congress and research legislation related to global warming.