A Glimpse of Paradise: Gold in Islamic Art
October 9, 2010 - April 2011: A Glimpse of Paradise explores the unique status of gold in Islam through a small group of objects drawn from the Museum’s collection. The diverse selection includes a fourteenth-century Qur’an folio from Central Asia or Turkey with gold decoration added in India and a resplendent eagle-shaped pendant made in Iran during the nineteenth century. As these works show, gold was put to multiple uses in the arts of Islam, serving both as a sign of the divine and
Protests follow Belarus election
Thousands protest presidential incumbent winner Lukashenko in Belarus.
Our Advice this Festive Season! (1925)
Don't get the hump because there's no mistletoe! Short and sweet, this item from the popular Topical Budget silent newsreel series originally rounded off their Christmas edition of 21 December 1925. For more information about Topical Budget newsreels, visit: http://www.screenonline.org.uk/film/id/583128/index.html
Money Magic - A Money Counting Game
This video helps students practice counting coins in a game presented as an animated "game show." (2:38)
The Autistic Neuron
This self-described “basic neuroscientist” confesses he never thought he’d give a talk on autism, but as Mark Bear recounts, decades of research in the basics are now paying off with important insights into the etiology and treatment of brain disorders, including autism.
Bear provides a primer on this developme
Episode Fifty: December 2010 (enhanced with images)
Changing scene: Canaletto and the theatre (with special effects). Plus window dressing as art, and paintings with stories to tell
Howard Trottier on the lunar eclipse
SFU physics professor Howard Trottier talked about the lunar eclipse on Global BC's morning news on Tuesday December 20, 2010. Video courtesy of Global BC: http://www.globaltvbc.com
Senate ratifies new START treaty
After a contentious debate, the United States Senate approves the nuclear arms START treaty with Russia. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Interesting Facts About Diamonds
This slide show is set to music and includes several interesting facts about diamonds. No narration or pictures, simply written information on the screen. Run time 01:11.
Six Poems: A Visual Presentation
There are six videos on this site and each one has actors and/or dancers "illustrating" the imagery of the poems. These videos would be best if used as an idea for students to create similar poems and videos that illustrate them. The students could also listen to the poems and write down phrases that they felt were interesting to them.
Prostitutes celebrate holidays
Residents at a shelter for sex workers celebrate Christmas.
Bloom's Taxonomy According to Pirates of the Caribbean
The six levels of Benjamin Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives as found in Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl. Music from Pirates, this is a fun video that demonstrates the levels for students to understand better. If the students have a hand-out with the taxonomy it would be best for them to gain a better understanding of the terms.
Integrating Social and Behavioral Theory into Public Health Part II: Mezzo/Micro-Level Theories
Builds upon knowledge of basic public health concepts and theory, showing how they are incorporated into intervention design and evaluation on an individual, group, community, and national scale.
La venganza de los cuentos Una leyenda coreana Érase una vez un niño al que gustaba muchísimo que le contaran cuentos. Sin embargo, a pesar de lo mucho que disfrutaba escuchando las historias, él no se las contaba nunca a nadie. Cada cuento nuevo que…
Una leyenda coreana
Érase una vez un niño al que gustaba muchísimo que le contaran cuentos. Sin embargo, a pesar de lo mucho que disfrutaba escuchando las historias, él no se las contaba nunca a nadie. Cada cuento nuevo que…
Ars Memoriae - Colloquium 01 - Corderii
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Windows Phone 7 at CES 2011 Greg Sullivan gives us a tour of what's happening for Windows Phone 7 at CES 2011. The new devices look stellar!
Greg Sullivan gives us a tour of what's happening for Windows Phone 7 at CES 2011. The new devices look stellar!
Wisdom from our Founding Fathers (no narration)
This video shares some of the principles and beliefs of America's Founding Fathers. There is no narration...only music, pictures, and the printed word.
Newbie Lesson S3 #11 - Nihongo Dōjō - Your Love of Japanese Will Drive You to Common Grounds!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! That was close. Well, not that close, but close enough to make you wonder. She isn’t much of a driver, but at least she avoided an accident. Maybe you distract her. Your Japanese was probably so bad she couldn’t understand you! So you ask her in Japanese – since it is [...]
5 Practice dividing in your head Before you go any further, you might want to practise doing some divisions in your head using basic multiplications of numbers up to 10. For example if you know: then you also know: To practise, go to one of the following websites:
Before you go any further, you might want to practise doing some divisions in your head using basic multiplications of numbers up to 10. For example if you know:
then you also know:
To practise, go to one of the following websites: