This video highlights the outcomes of the Spanish invasion of the Aztecs. The Spanish received goods such as corn, chocolate, and vanilla. They also could learn to build complex suspension bridges and marveled over the pyramids. The Aztecs were introduced to horses, cannons, steal weapons, and a number of deadly diseases that wiped out half of their population. (1:20)
US Presidents Video--First Ladies
Students will enjoy this funny, fact filled video about the First Ladies of the United States. Each character is animated using a real picture of the First Lady's face. A fun fact is given for First Lady. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (1:50)
Aijia Liu - BA International Business Management - China Campus
Aijia (Dorothy), of China, talks about how our business degree programmes equip you to become a leader.
Washington Booker, III
In May of 1963, black elementary, middle, and high school students in Birmingham left school to participate in a four-day civil rights demonstration. Washington Booker was among approximately 2,000 students who were arrested and jailed for their part in what came to be known as the Children's Crusade. In this interview, Booker describes his experience. (6:17)
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Honoring the Life and Work of Larry Eigner
When Larry Eigner arrived in this world "palsied from a hard birth" the accepted view was that the severity of his injury made him uneducable. An inspired bar-mitzvah gift of a 1940 Royal portable typewriter opened a pathway to his becoming a poet. This event celebrates the publication in four folio volumes of the Collected Poems of Larry Eigner. POETS/SPEAKERS. Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Richard Eigner, Rebecca Gaydos, Kit Robinson, Michael Davidson, George Hart, Albert Gelpi, Hillary Grav
12.490 Advanced Igneous Petrology (MIT)
Advanced Igneous Petrology covers the history of and recent developments in the study of igneous rocks. Students review the chemistry and structure of igneous rock-forming minerals and proceed to study how these minerals occur and interact in igneous rocks. The course focuses on igneous processes and how we have learned about them through studying a number of significant sites worldwide.
Taking Care of Animals
Your family currently owns one cow. You have the opportunity to purchase two more cows, and would like to do so, if you will be able to take care of them. Determine the needs for caring for these three animals.
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
Greek bailout defuses wider blow-up - Breakingviews
Feb. 21 - The Greek bail-out makes the best of a bad job, and it is better to have a deal, even if Greece will try to wriggle out of it later, than to have a blow-up in Athens next month say Breakingviews.
Bekende Belgen Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
21L.704 Studies in Poetry: Gender and Lyric -- Renaissance Men and Women Writing about Love (MIT)
The core of this seminar will be the great sequences of English love sonnets written by William Shakespeare, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, and Mary Wroth. These poems cover an enormous amount of aesthetic and psychological ground: ranging from the utterly subjective to the entirely public or conventional, from licit to forbidden desires, they might also serve as a manual of experimentation with the resources of sound, rhythm, and figuration in poetry. Around these sequences, we will develop sev
Building a Business: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics
Russell Smith, CEO of Business Boffins Ltd, presents the 1st lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
Building a Business: Evaluating a Venture Idea
Pegram Harrison, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Said Business School, presents the 2nd lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
How to obtain funding
Panel discussion presented by Rob Rafael at the 2011 NSF ADVANCE Workshop: Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, A Workshop for Underrepresented PhDs and Postdocs in Science, Engineering and […]
Defrag: Windows Search, Delaying Windows Update, Reboot Requirements Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Mexico: Hotbed for UFO Activity
This video clip contains information on the July 11, 1991 supposed sighting of a UFO. Mexico became a hotbed of UFO activity immediately following this sighting Millions have seen and hundreds filmed, objects in the skies of Mexico. (1:20)
Part 7 - Chapter 32 - A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
Part 7, Chapter 32: Dowley's Humiliation. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
Playlist for A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL594379211E091592