Sculpture: One Minute Sculpture Lesson
Throughout history, people have been creating sculpture in different ways and with different materials all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of sculpture. Students will understand that sculpture is three-dimensional art with height, width and depth.
Science Nation - Mount St. Helens
By: nsf Life erupts once again from the once lifeless mountain. When Mount St. Helens blew its top in 1980, it wasn't a surprise that it happened, but even today the extent of the damage is hard to fathom. The eruption knocked down 100-foot trees like matchsticks and killed just about everything in its path. There have been several smaller eruptions since then, but nothing like what happened in 1980. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/i
Idaho Flag and Anthem
The flag is a silk flag, blue field, five feet six inches fly, and four feet four inches on pike, bordered with gilt fringe two and one-half inches in width, the state seal is twenty-one inches in diameter, in colors, in the center of a blue field. The woman represents liberty, justice and equality. The man is a miner. The pictures on the shield represent the industries of forestry, farming and mining. The cornucopia is the symbol of abundanc
2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Adam, Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Adam is from Cheltenham, and is studying Modern and Medieval Languages (MML). In his 60 Second Impression, he talks about all the different opportunities to get involved in various activities, the community provided by the Collegia
Airlines Builder (Interactive)
In this "Cyberchase" interactive game, players find out if two things with the same perimeter have different areas by creating a fleet of Cyber-spaceships using pieces of uniform length.
Northwest PRECEDENT: Salivary Markers and Future Caries Experience
In this program, we review the three aims of this study: to develop a caries risk assessment tool to predict 2-years caries incidence on permanent teeth; to determine the feasibility of the risk assessment tool, in the practice setting in terms of ease of use by dental auxiliary personnel, patient flow, patient acceptance, cost and time; and to determine the relationship between anti-sialogogue medications in salivary deprivation and caries experience. Watch the entire series online at http://ww
Commencement 2012 student profile: OSU SIFE
Oregon State University Students in Free Enterprise students Jennifer Villalobos, Drew Anderson and Kim Pendergrass discuss graduating and challenges of their successful organization.
Commencement 2012 student profile: Angelic and Alex Lara
After their loss of their parents as teenagers, siblings Angelic and Alex Lara have overcome so much together. For them, attending this year's 2012 commencement as graduates and as a family means the world for them.
Franklin D. Roosevelt on American Progress in World War II
With the United States now entered into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt uses the occasion of Washington’s Birthday to broadcast to the nation on February 23, 1942, an outline of America’s progress in the war. (1:00)
Science Bulletins: New Evidence of Water on Asteroids
For the first time, researchers have detected water on an asteroid. Two research teams independently determined that the 24 Themis asteroid, which orbits between Mars and Jupiter, is completely covered in a thin layer of frost. The discovery indicates that comets and asteroids may be more similar than previously thought. Comets are traditionally defined as small lumps of rock and ice that form vapor tails when they venture close to the Sun. Asteroids are usually characterized as large dry rocks.
Science Bulletins: Planck and Herschel: The Sky at Two Scales
Planck and Herschel, a pair of satellites launched in 2009, are examining the sky in tandem to solve some of our biggest cosmological mysteries. Using detectors that read far-infrared light, both satellites are now scanning dust in the Milky Way Galaxy. The do so at different scales. Planck captures large swathes of the sky, while Herschel narrows in on smaller regions at slightly different wavelengths. The new images will give researchers a better understanding of galactic dust and its role in
Absolute Beginner S2 #13 - Please Enjoy Your Spanish Snack
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! As a student in Spain, you look forward to the weekend. The weekend gives you the opportunity to lounge around your apartment and get some Spanish homework done. You also can’t wait to hang out with your Spanish friends. It’s a time when everyone lets loose for a couple of days! In [...]
Early Secular Communism [This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 9: "Roots of Marxism: Messianic Communism," section 2, "Secularized Millennial Communism: Mably and Morelly." An MP3 audio file of chapter 9, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is Author(s): UTMC to Open New Dana Cancer Center MSU 517*Theory Graffiti Project Jason Dworkin
13 ABC Media Coverage
MSU students explore the positive impact of Lansing graffiti. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/msu-students-explore-the-positive-impact-of-lansing-graffiti/
Jason is a project scientist for the OSIRIS-REx mission. Among his many duties, Jason is responsible for overseeing the contamination of the mission - making sure the mission returns a pristine sample of the asteroid.
[This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 9: "Roots of Marxism: Messianic Communism," section 2, "Secularized Millennial Communism: Mably and Morelly." An MP3 audio file of chapter 9, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is Author(s):
UTMC to Open New Dana Cancer Center
MSU 517*Theory Graffiti Project