Making a Liquid Xylophone
Students design musical instruments inspired by what they learn in an experiment with beakers of different liquids. In the "research and investigate" stage of design, they experiment to determine the general relationship between pitch (frequency) and liquid density. They use their results to draw designs for instruments that can create sound at several different pitches.
Urdu Taster Lesson: Food & Drink - worksheet
Urdu Taster Lesson: Food & Drink - worksheet.
UM Builds New Residence Halls
The University of Mississippi is constructing new dormitory buildings for its growing number of incoming freshmen. The buildings, located off of Rebel Drive, are slated to open in July of 2012. Video by Mary Stanton and Erin Parsons.
Digital Youth Portrait: Cameron
My name is Cameron, and I live in Indiana. I have my own Mac, and I just love making movies and stuff like that. I'm a very visual learner. If our teacher describes something that maybe I don't understand, I go back and look at it. Then I picture it, and I think, "Now, what would that look like if I put it on film or on the green screen?" At school, at home, and on the road with his hockey team, Cameron experiments and innovates with his laptop, editing software, and a homemade green screen
Signal Dictionaries and Representations
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
Taliban claim deadly compound attack
Aug. 14 - The Taliban makes a coordinated attack on a governor's compound in central Afghanistan. WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES. Simon Hanna reports.
Este curso está 2 semestre et presente funciones y gráficas, límites y continuidad, derivadas, aplicación de la derivada, antiderivadas y integrales definidas, aplicaciones de integrales, series y secuencias infinitas.
Hurricane Florence with Inset of VR Operator
An interactive exploration of a computational model of Hurricane Florence using an immersive environment controlled by a boom, with an inset of the boom operator.
USC CREATE: Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on "Bin Laden's Legacy"
USC CREATE: The USC National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) presents Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and his lecture "Bin Laden's Legacy." The presentation, part of USC CREATE's Distinguished Speaker Series, was held at the University of Southern California on August 4, 2011. CREATE brought Gartenstein-Ross to USC to address its stakeholders on the topic of Bin Laden's legacy. Alhough Osama bin Laden's death was a significant blow for al Qaeda, it did not end the fi
Volcano Activity from 1960 through 1995 (WMS)
This animation is an adaptation of part of a narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. The red triangles represent volcanic activity over a 36-year span. This animation is meant to be combined with a map of the earth, such as the Blue Marble imagery.
Exciton and Charge Transfer Dynamics
Exciton and Charge Transfer Dynamics Shaheen
Planet of the Taxpayers The remake of The Planet of the Apes — the apes look real this time — purports to give the backstory of how it is that the world came to be governed by primates while the handf
The remake of The Planet of the Apes — the apes look real this time — purports to give the backstory of how it is that the world came to be governed by primates while the handf
Students write poems using rhyme and meter as they come to understand the mechanical concept of rhythm, based on the principle of oscillation, in a broader biological and cultural context, as seen in dance and sports, poetry and other literary forms, and communication in general. Note: The literacy activities for the Mechanics unit are based on physical themes that have broad application to our experience in the world concepts of rhythm, balance, spin, gravity, levity, inertia, momentum, frictio
Rows of cheese
Humans are able to eat cheese, which can be made from the milk of animals. Cheese can be soft, like cream cheese, or it can be hard. Cheese contains many nutrients, including calcium.
Can Adult Stem Cells Regenerate the Damaged Nervous System?
Presented by David Hyde (Notre Dame) at the Notre Dame Inaugural Workshop on Adult and Alternative Forms of Stem Cell Research: Public Lectures, 2011: http://law.nd.edu/about/conferences/summer-workshop-stem-cell-research/. Stem Cell Initiative: http://adultstemcell.nd.edu/
Letter g song
This 3:30 long video reviews the letter "g" and how it is made, sounds, and used.
Chapter 19 - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Chapter 19: Attacked by the Fighting Trees. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text. (05:33)
Rachel Easton, Valpo '05
Rachel Easton is a 2005 graduate of Valparaiso University, who discusses her experience at Valpo, and how even thought deeeply involved in the arts, she received a great science education which led to her career as a veterinarian. More information the unique Valpo experience at Valpo.edu/whatsyourpart/
Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths
The terrorist attacks of 9/11 not only cost some 3,000 lives; they also deeply scarred the American consciousness and made a deep impact on US foreign policy and the world at large. This unit assesses the wider consequences of 9/11 on not just domestic and world politics, but also the media.
"What Comes After" by Steve Watkins--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "What Comes After" by Steve Watkins. Iris Wight has it rough. Her father's dead. Her best friend's family has decided they can't keep her. Alone and hurting, Iris ends up at horrible Aunt Sue's where her only solace is the goats ... and even those, Iris discovers, can be taken from her in an instant. The first half of "What Comes After" is a particularly tough read, but Iris is a compelling protagonist whose falling-apart life still has