Mysterious cases of misbehaving molecules - Chick Wilson
Dr Joanna Bryson, an expert in machines that have their own artificial intelligence, explores the issues.
Financial Aid: How to Use a Document Scanner
Del Mar College has recently added three self-service document scanning stations to help students submit Financial Aid paperwork.This short video provides step-by-step instructions on how to use these time-saving scanners.
University Senate, Nov. 5, 2014
Senate Meeting Agenda – November 5, 2014 2014-2015 Agendas 115 Lawrence, 3:00-5:00 p.m. 3:00 pm 1. Call to Order 3:00 pm 2. Approval of Minutes 2.1 October 8, 2014 3:05 pm 3. State of the University 3.1 Remarks by Interim President Scott Coltrane with questions 3.2 Strategic Planning Update, Frances Bronet, Acting Provost 3:25 pm […]
Absolute Beginner S2 #9 - One of These Things is Not Like the Other One in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Since you don’t know that much Japanese yet, you are using gestures and pointing a lot when you don’t know the right Japanese word to say. However, you’re growing tired of having to point at everything. Your friends are also getting frustrated that they have to translate words from English to [...]
The Lundberg Farms: Farming and Math
From planting the seeds to harvesting, and everything in between, Bryce Lundberg takes students through the process of growing rice. To ensure he grows a successful crop, Bryce depends on his algebra skills to get the job done. Running time 3:50 minutes
Sexpot by Charles Bukowski (poetry reading)
"A SEXPOT is an attractive young woman who is available for a sexual relationship. A sexpot is usually horny, promiscuous, and men probably think they will have a chance with her."...The Urban Dictionary It's a sardonic poem. He quotes her and describes her antics in a world-weary way. She relates sexually to everyone she meets, like some women do. He can't stop her from ogling other men but he puts up with it, grudgingly. It's a hard thing for a man to bear: his friend tells him so and ask
Breakingviews: Facebook on the defensive
April 24 - Antony Currie and Breakingviews editors discuss the warning signals for investors in Facebook's IPO filing.
I Like Elephants - where they live
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Small Wonders: Media, Modernity, and the Moment: Experiments in Time, Fall 2010
The "small wonders" to which our course will attend are moments of present time, depicted in the verbal and visual media of the modern age: newspapers, novels and stories, poems, photographs, films, etc. We will move between visual and verbal media across a considerable span of time, from eighteenth-century poetry and prose fiction to twenty-first century social networking and microblogging sites, and from sculpture to photography, film, and digital visual media. With help from philosophers, con
Aaron Striegel, associate professor of computer science and engineering, discusses a study the Notre Dame Wireless Institute is conducting to analyze students' phone habits by tracking how that usage affects their face-to-face communications.
Algebra Test Review 9.1-9.5, 12.5
This cute colorful animated video will keep students attentive as they learn the sounds of the alphabet. Each uppercase and lowercase letter is shown and a picture that begins with the sound. Students will hear the letter, the sound, and the name of the picture. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review the alphabet sounds. (3:31)
Atmospheric Oxygen (Interactive)
How important is oxygen? Find out in this interactive. Most organisms have evolved to live in an environment that has a very specific set of conditions. Those creatures that breathe air, for example, have come to rely on that air containing about 21 percent oxygen. If this percentage were to change suddenly, most organisms would have difficulty coping with the new conditions. In this feature, adapted from Interactive NOVA: "Earth," see how important not only the presence but the
Schoolhouse Rock - $7.50 Once a Week
This video shows students the importance of keeping track of their money and budgeting that money. It is written and sung by Dave Frishberg and shows how saving a little each day builds for the future. It also explains the importance of making good choices. The video could be used for a conversation about needs and wants as well. (03:03)
Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips- Number Cruncher
This three minute video is a bit dated, but helps explain how computers are used in terms of keeping track of numbers.
TED Ed--Kevin Allocca: Why Videos Go Viral
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (7:21)
ISS Update - April 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2012.
Inside the Russian Soyuz Spacecraft
In this episode of NASA: Behind the Scenes, take a tour inside the Russian Soyuz, the vehicle which takes the expedition crews back and forth to the International Space Station. Astronaut Mike Fincke, a veteran of the Soyuz and shuttle, shows off the features of the vehicles and talks about what it's like to be inside.
Students Speak With NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center NASA astronaut Mike Foreman participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with fifth grade students at Berry Elementary School in Houston, Texas. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://dln.nasa.gov