The Mexican American War, Causes and Events
This video is accompanied by text. "The process of admitting Texas as a slave state was well under way by the time Polk became president on March 4, 1845. One plank of the Democratic platform was thus resolved. In his first annual message to Congress, Polk asserted that the American claim to the entire Oregon country was “clear and unquestionable.” The British, who had refused on several occasions to relinquish any territory north of the Columbia River, now had a change of heart. Their chief
Auburn University students win first place in minority architect design competition
The challenge was to turn an Atlanta MARTA stop into a transit village that would become a "community incubator" for local services and community activities. Fifteen student teams from architecture schools across the country recently competed in this juried student design competition as part of the National Organization of Minority Architects, or NOMA, annual conference in Atlanta -- with a student team from Auburn University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture's winnin
Politics and Religion. Let's talk about it.
As the nation ramps up for another presidential election, it's time to confront that unspoken social nemesis - the specter of politics and religion. Associate professor, Matthew A. Sutton, addresses this issue in a thoughtful, nonpartisan manner through in depth studies on the origins and history of religion and politics in America. Hoping to make history relevant to his students and the wider public, Sutton publishes in many venues, including a recent op-ed in the New York Times. His book, "A
Impact of Obama jobs plan on small business
Jan. 11 - Rafael Pastor, CEO of small business coaching organization Vistage, discusses the impact of President Obama's latest job creation proposals.
Survival Phrases #45 - Mr. Omiyage II
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Mr. Omiyage is back, and this time he has a thing or two to say about meibutsu, as well as some tips on making sure the price is right. In addition, learn how to have some meibutsu served up hot (or maybe cold) in the local restaurant. After listening, stop by [...]
Planning a School Trip
This five-minute video is from England and shows the planning that goes into a school trip for a primary class. Several good ideas are presented.
STS.050 The History of MIT (MIT)
This course examines the history of MIT through the lens of the broader history of science and technology, and vice versa. The course covers the founding of MIT in 1861 and goes through the present, including such topics as William Barton Rogers, educational philosophy, biographies of MIT students and professors, intellectual and organizational development, the role of science, changing laboratories and practices, and MIT's relationship with Boston, the federal government, and industry. Assignme
Water-skimming ball leaps from surface
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/-brightcovecreateexperiences.html
Total Policing: the future of policing in London [Audio]
Speaker(s): Bernard Hogan-Howe | The current commissioner of the Met and former chief constable of Merseyside Police will speak about his hopes and aspirations in relation to the future of policing in the capital. Bernard Hogan-Howe is the commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service.
The French Summer School - Dans la Cuisine, Part 2
The native French speaker in this video show how to order a meal with preferences during this four-minute video. The speaker recites the meal preferences while images and French words appear on the screen. The viewer may have been better served if each phrase was said more than once and slower.
INN Placement Website
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Conversations in Contemporary Art: Azra Akšamija
Conversations in Contemporary Art (CICA) is a visiting artist lecture series presented by the Concordia's MFA in Studio Arts program (Department of Studio Arts). CICA provides a unique opportunity to hear distinguished artists, critics, writers and curators from the Canadian and international community speak about their practices. The visiting lecturers represent a broad range of interests and approaches and reflect the diversity and breadth of contemporary art practice. The disciplines covered
WSU Researcher Analyzes Welfare for America's Wealthy
Though "common knowledge" says otherwise, it turns out that Republicans and Democrats spend equally on social welfare programs. The main difference, says Christopher Faricy, Washington State University assistant professor of political science, is that Republican-backed spending tends to favor wealthier Americans, while spending programs pushed through by Democrats are more likely to benefit low-income Americans. For more about this story, click the link: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.a
Babbelmeter De babbelmeter werkt zoals een verkeerslicht: wijst het mannetje rood aan dan moeten de leerlingen zwijgen, oranje is fluisteren en groen is praten. Een handige hulp.
De babbelmeter werkt zoals een verkeerslicht: wijst het mannetje rood aan dan moeten de leerlingen zwijgen, oranje is fluisteren en groen is praten. Een handige hulp.
Moustapha Sarhank on Visiting Darden
Moustapha Ismail Sarhank, Honorary Chairman of the Sarhank Group speaks about visiting the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Google+ Hangout: Phobos-Grunt re-entry
On January 15, 2012, the Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt re-entered over the Pacific ocean and burned up. During this time, I reported the event live with Planetary Society science journalist Emily Lakdawalla on a Google+ Hangout. You can read Emily's blog at http://www.planetary.org/blog My G+ page is http://plus.google.com/108952536790629690817/posts
16.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag - als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Spezialkräfte der Feuerwehr haben an Bord des vor der Küste der italienischen Toskana gekenterten Kreuzfahrtschiffes "Costa Concordia" ein weiteres Todesopfer entdeckt. Wie die Nachrichtenagentur Ansa berichtete, handelt es sich um einen Passagier. Der Tote habe sich auf dem zweiten Deck befunden und eine Schwimmwes
Edible Cells: Science is Yummy!
Lesson ObjectiveLearn about plant and animal cells by making an edible cell. Questions to ConsiderWhy is it important to spark children's curiosity at the beginning of the lesson? How does Ms. Kampton do that?What specific examples of informal assessment can you find throughout the lesson?What are the multiple methods used for addressing vocabulary?
1.8 Key points about vitamins Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble; the remainder are water-soluble. Adequate amounts of vitamins are required, many on a regular basis, though some can be stored. A balanced diet should provide the necessary amounts of vitamins, but people on a restricted diet need to take particular care to ensure an adequate intake of all of them. Deficiency diseases can occur when vitamins are absent or in short supply.
Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble; the remainder are water-soluble.
Adequate amounts of vitamins are required, many on a regular basis, though some can be stored.
A balanced diet should provide the necessary amounts of vitamins, but people on a restricted diet need to take particular care to ensure an adequate intake of all of them.
Deficiency diseases can occur when vitamins are absent or in short supply.