Vision Talk 2 - Tunde Kehinde
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Think outside the box! Think of a number and check it against the computer! Substitute numbers for letters to begin learning about algebra!
Doing your Own Science: A Model for Student-based Inquiry
An inquiry-based laboratory exercise to introduce students to experimental procedure and scientific method
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1986
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 7, 1986.
Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
The Thistle and the Drone [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ambassador Akbar Ahmed | The United States declared war on terrorism in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More than ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. In The Thistle and the Drone, world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed, reveals a tremendously important yet largely unrecognized adverse effect of these campaigns: they actually have exacerbated the already-broken relationship between central governments and the tribal societies on their periphery. In the th
Financial Aid Myths
Scott Hood, Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs at Bowdoin College, speaks with Steve Joyce, Director of Student Aid at Bowdoin College, and Gary Weaver, Associate Director of Student Aid and Certified Financial Planner at Bowdoin College about some of the myths surrounding college affordability and financial aid.
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012 A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Doctor Samuel Wells delivers his final sermon as the Dean of Duke Chapel. Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (37:19) "Jesus hasn't got long left with his disciples. So he gathers them round for one last conversation. And you feel the disciples' growing sense of panic, because suddenly that wondrous abundance that they'd always felt around Jesus is being displaced by a terrifying sense of scarcity that they d
Stephen Kent Stephenson
An accumulation function derivation of the properties of Hyperbolic Logarithms, a.k.a. Natural Logarithms. Original URL: http://knol.google.com/k/-/-/54i5knqm7czn/11
Glaciers, which cover about 10 percent of Earth's land surface and hold between two and three percent of its water, are found on every continent except Australia. This interactive activity adapted from the National Park Service offers a comprehensive introduction to glaciers. By exploring the different sections, users will learn where and why glaciers form, what influences their growth and decline, and how an apparently solid mass appears to flow like a river.
BBC The Story of India PART 7 OF 24
14:02 Kings - Wars - and the history of violence that leads to the understanding of Non Violence and the greatest weapon on all to win wars.
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Transport bij planten en dieren : Prezi Deze bijdrage tracht een antwoord te bieden op volgende vragen:
Deze bijdrage tracht een antwoord te bieden op volgende vragen:
eWiND: Laboratory for Enhanced Wind Energy Design
Although wind energy has long been recognized as a low cost, clean source of electricity, substantial reductions in the cost of per kilowatt hour are needed for the technology to become competitive with fossil powered generating technologies. The White Field wind turbine research laboratory is aimed at overcoming this obstacle through the design of advanced rotors that feature a Notre Dame-patented plasma flow control technology. The plasma actuators are designed to increase the energy capture o
Axis Sally, a voice from the past
On May 6, 1945 a radio announcer Americans called "Axis Sally" made her last propaganda broadcast on behalf of Nazi Germany. "Sunday Morning" looks back at the life of Mildred Gillars, an Ohio native who broadcast on behalf of Hitler.
Bill Gates talks about Late Steve Jobs
3:16 Bill Gates talks about his conversation with Late Steve Jobs at Steve home.
Comparison of Methods to Detect Neoplasia in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-N
By: gastro@scivee Dr. Michael J. Levy discusses his manuscript, "Comparison of Methods to Detect Neoplasia in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration." To view the print version of this abstract, go to http://bit.ly/JFj28u.
Kidney Dissection for IPAD
Flowers by the Millions
This video explains how the florist business works and how they keep track of the hundreds of millions of flowers they sell each year. The video could be used to show the importance of math in daily life as well as a video to help students understand how florists work. Video also shows where flowers are grown and this could make for a good geography project. (5:05)
#232: Going the distance: Lessons in staying motivated on long-term projects