The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Graduation Speaker; Lizards; Adventurous Alumnus
Duke announced its 2013 commencement speaker. Melinda French Gates is a Duke alumna, former university trustee and co-chair of the Gates Foundation with her husband, Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The French Family Science Center on Duke's campus bears her family's name. The latest issue of Duke Magazine profiles alumnus Andrew Skurka. The two-thousand-and-three grad completes hikes stretching thousands of miles and was a 2008 National Geographic "Adventurer of the Year." If you're into the new
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Why Study The Theology of Creation with Simon Oliver
Simon Oliver explains what is meant by the belief, common to all three Abrahamic faiths, that God creates 'out of nothing' -- at once a statement of God's transcendence and creation's dependence.
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Glee Club Hosts Alumni Reunion
The Notre Dame Glee Club's triennial Alumni Reunion took place October 19 - 21 as part of the Brigham Young University GameDay activities. More than 250 Glee Club alumni came to campus to celebrate the 97th anniversary of the club. The reunion included a concert in which the current Glee Club sang a combined performance with alumni members. "The Glee Club Reunion weekends are always a great way for me to reconnect with friends," said Art Panfile, a '75 graduate. " In addition to connecting with
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Megamind - clip corto en español
Aquí tienen un clip corto de una película americana llamada "Megamind." Se puede mostrar este clip a una clase de español para hacer preguntas de comprensión. (02:09)
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One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
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Wealth Strategies: Investors won't get more than 4%
Nov. 6 - Sierra Funds Dave Wright says healthcare cos. may get a boost Pres. Obama is re-elected and defense firms could benefit if Gov. Romney wins, but equity returns going forward may not be more than 4%.
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How Much Water is in that Cloud?
In this activity, learners working in pairs saturate a cotton ball using water drops from an eyedropper to demonstrate the high water capacity of clouds. Learners also compare their estimates to the results of the experiment. Use this activity to explore weather events like thunderstorms and flash flooding. This resource includes facts about the rainiest and driest places in the world as well as flash flood safety rules.
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Updrafts in Action
In this weather activity/demonstration, learners watch as a ping pong ball is suspended in a stream of air supplied by a hair dryer. This demonstration of the Bernoulli Principle models how updrafts (wind) supports hail and rain in clouds during storms. The discussion portion of this resource explains the science behind this phenomenon as well as how and why the National Weather Service issues thunderstorm and tornado watches. Thunderstorm safety rules are also included in this resource.
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Promo - One Minute Luxembourgish
Moien - hello! My name is Julie and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Luxembourgish from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Luxembourgish. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one-minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Luxembourgish to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Luxembourg. One
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Una's Lecture: A Conversation with Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth participated in this discussion as the 2012-2013 Una's Lecturer at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Seth is a poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, children's writer, and memoirist. His acclaimed first novel, "The Golden Gate," is written entirely in Onegin stanzas after the style of Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. His 1474-page novel "A Suitable Boy," an epic of Indian life set in the 1950s, won both the WH Smith Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writer
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ART100 Session 12 Fall 2012
Looking at Art with Kirstin Ellsworth
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Air Pressure - Marshmallow Demonstration
Join Nanna as she explains the air pressure and the expansion of matter by using marshmallows, modeling clay, a straw, and small glass jar. Run time 06:26
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Billy Graham: A Step Forward
In this video clip, learn how Billy Graham holds his first crusade in front of a group of Christian businessman and from there his path accelerates once discovered by William Randolph Hearst. (2:25)
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La natación - cómo enseñar a nadar a una persona
Enseñar a nadar a una persona es una tarea que tiene que hacerse poco a poco y con mucha paciencia. (2:14)
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10.805J Technology, Law, and the Working Environment (MIT)
This course addresses the relationship between technology-related problems and the law applicable to work environment. The National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, state worker's compensation, and suits by workers in the courts are discussed in the course. Problems related to occupational health and safety, collective bargaining as a mechanism for altering technology in the workplace, job alienation, productivity, and the organizatio
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Pocahontas: Mischief and Joy
Pocahontas' people, the Powhatan tribe, were led by her father, Wahunsunacock. In the 1590's the Powhatan people were in an advanced level of their civilization. In this video clip, learn more about Pocahontas and the Powhatan people. (2:17)
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LBR412 Session 11 Fall 2012
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Our awareness campaign has exposed areas close to home in the state of Missouri that have been affected by human trafficking. Presentations by student groups reported the findings of research dealing with a contemporary social issue that affects our community. Each presentation identifies and critically explores how the three pillars of MSU's public affairs mission — ethical leadership, cultural competence, community engagement — relate to the topic. Learn more about Missouri State's pu
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Creative way to Teach Spanish-Grammar through Gong
In this video a Spanish teacher is teaching his class vocabulary and grammar through song. An educational, yet fun way to engage students and keep them focused on the assignment. The ages are middle-school age, 12-15. (03:36)
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From Theater to Laboratory || Radcliffe Institute
From Theater to Laboratory 00:00 Introduction by Alex Csiszar, Assistant Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University 02:37 Markus Krajewski, Associate Professor of Media History, Bauhaus University, Weimar 30:21 Tiffany Stern, Professor of English, University College, Oxford University 1:02:35 Q&A moderated by Alex Csiszar 11/2/2012
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