This video clip contains information on the Aztec Chinampas. Chinampas were a marvel of engineering that allowed the Aztecs to literally create new farming land where there was none before and also provided new living spaces. Chinampas consisted of a weave of sticks, leaves, and mud. (1:54)
Turn it off
SFU is committed to energy conservation and climate change action. Turn non-essential lights off and help reduce our environmental footprint. More tips on how you can help conserve energy at http://www.sfu.ca/fs/Green-Services/Energy-Conservation/How_You_Can_Help.html
Texas Tech Celebrates Black History
Texas Tech University staff and students discuss the importance of Black History month and how the university is actively engaged in helping student succeed.
"Ganesa versus Kusilavau: Myths and Reality of the Oral Composition of the Sanskrit Epics"
A special lecture by John Brockington, Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Edinburgh. From the South Asia Seminar.
Raft Spider Hunting and Catching Water Boatman
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Raft Spider hunting and catching a Water Boatman. This large brown and white spider has long, sturdy legs and an oval-shaped abdomen. There are striking pale stripes along the sides of both the carapace and the abdomen. These stripes are due in part to a row of white hairs. Males are similar in appearance to females, although they have smaller abdomens. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg
Student awards at Arkansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence - Academic Spotlight
At Missouri State University, students often have the opportunity to conduct research and present the findings. Two MSU students recently received awards for their presentations at the Arkansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence conference. At the conference, college students from Arkansas and surrounding states had the opportunity to present their research in biological science, physics and chemistry, and see the research of their peers. James Hansen, a senior physics major, won
Zebra Spider Eating Prey
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Zebra spider eating prey. The zebra spider (Salticus scenicus) is one of the most familiar of the British jumping spiders, and is often found on sunny house walls. As the name suggests, this small and attractive spider is black with stripes of shining white hairs. Males can be distinguished from females as they have a set of huge cheliceraethat are used in battles with other males. This is a great resource to h
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Queen Pharaoh - Hatshepsut 3of3
The life and accomplishments of the first and most powerful female Pharaoh of Egypt is the subject of this 14 minute video and shows some of the work that she accomplished as well as insights into possible mysteries about her life. A good overview.
11.486J Economic Institutions and Growth Policy Analysis (MIT)
This course is designed for students particularly concerned with the practical problems of operating in large formal organizations, either from an operational or a research perspective. It will focus, as the title suggests, upon different forms of economic organizations and institutions in advanced and developing industrial societies and the theories (and theoretical perspectives) which might help us to understand them.
MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy Tour
By: mdanderson http://bit.ly/oF7gti Join Monica Cerda-Juarez, clinical nurse, as she takes you on a tour of the MD Anderson Regional Care Center in Katy.
Science teaching with technology (ECIT)
There is an evident need to improve the teaching of sciences. Therefore the ECIT Web page has been designed to assist the teaching of physics, chemistry and biology to secondary students. Considering technology as a mean and not as an end for teaching, the ?ECIT Model? was developed following pedagogic as well as design criteria. Its? implementation requires a specific classroom outline, the use of certain technological tools and an efficient interface, to achieve a working environment (not only
Marie Curie: Great Minds
Hank tells us the story of his favorite genius lady scientist and radioactive superhero, Marie Curie. This episode was written by Jesslyn Shields. (09:43)
The video uses sounds from Freesound.org, a list of which can be found, along with the REFERENCES for this video in the Google document here:http://dft.ba/-2l-7
The video also contains music by Kevin MacLeod from incompetech.com.
The SciShow theme was composed by Tom Milsom.
Social Robots for the Future and NOW - Dr. Cory Kidd - MIT Club of Northern California
Meet Autom - your weight loss coach. (Yes! Besides Dr. Kidd, Autom will be there to meet us as well.) For many decades, movies like Blade Runner, Bicentennial Man, and I, Robot, have made us believe that someday, human interaction with our machine friends can be as seamless as it is with our human counterparts. Is the future finally here? If so, how real is this? What are the applications for social robots and how do we make them? We are delighted to have one of our Media Lab alum, Dr. Kidd, who
Mild winter means cheap natural gas
Bernard Weinstein, economist and associated director of the Maguire Energy Institute at SMU's Cox School of Business, says the mild winter means natural gas prices are as low as they have been in years.
Meet Chef-Instructor Bruce Mattel '80
Chef Mattel talks about his experience at The Culinary Institute of America and how he got interested in cooking.
Making a Collage Bracelet
Join host Lisa Bleyaert and her friends on a jewelry-making adventure. This video provides step-by step directions for turning family photos into a collage bracelet. ( This project could also be adapted to serve as a book report containing drawings of characters.)
28.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die Rating-Agentur Standard & Poor's hat als Reaktion auf den vereinbarten Schuldenschnitt für Griechenland die Kreditwürdigkeit des Euro-Staates ein weiteres Mal herabgestuft. Die Bewertung für das Land lautet jetzt teilweiser Zahlungsausfall. Wie bereits angedroht wurde die Bonität von der mangelhaften Note "CC" auf "Selective Default" gesetzt. H
Vernier Video Physics App for iOS
'Video Physics brings physics video analysis to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Take a video of an object in motion, mark its position frame by frame, and set up the scale using a known distance. Video Physics then draws trajectory, position, and velocity graphs for the object. Share video, graphs and data via the Camera Roll, email, and iTunes. Open in Vernier Graphical Analysis for iPad or with your computer running Vernier's Logger Pro software. Open with Dropbox or Google Drive to store your da
Income Inequality: How the rich got richer…and what politicians are doing about it
The gap between the rich and poor used to be the province of third world countries. Why is it an issue in developed countries these days?