Amazing Symbiosis: Ant Army Defends Tree
Ants as bodyguards? These ants protect acacia trees with their lives! (02:18)
Future Conditional: The Grasshopper Effect: Toxic Pollution in the Arctic
In the phenomenon scientists call the "Grasshopper Effect," toxic pollutants released thousands of miles to the south evaporate in the warm climate and then 'ride' with the clouds until they reach the Arctic. (02:15)
Talking to Your Kids About the News
This video explains the importance of helping children understand news events and how to help them deal with events such as tragedies. It offers good tips and reminds viewers that younger students don't have the ability to handle such events in proper context. The most important tip is act as a filter for news. (03:23)
Violence in Media Really Matters
This video shows the dangers of violence on television and other media and the link between violence and anti-social behavior. An excellent video for parents and teachers to watch as it explains that there are eight instances of violence per show and some have far more. Teens who watch too much such violence as twice as likely to commit violent acts as adult. Event cartoons are sighted for the tremendous amount of violence that are shown to children. A number of tips are shown. (03:46)
ISS Update: Wearable Technology
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lynnette Madison talks with Human Interface Engineer Cory Simon about wearable technology containing sensors, displays and controls to assist future astronauts and augment their capability to perform more elaborate and complex tasks. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
'Thank You' - Second Century Campaign
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9.00SC Introduction to Psychology (MIT)
This course is a survey of the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works, and how the brain supports the mind. Topics include the mental and neural bases of perception, emotion, learning, memory, cognition, child development, personality, psychopathology, and social interaction. Students will consider how such knowledge relates to debates about nature and nurture, free will, consciousness, human differences, self, and society.
E2E: Erik Meijer and Jeroens Frijters - IKVM.NET (Java VM implemented in .NET) At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)
01.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei einem Fährunglück auf dem Fluss Brahmaputra im Nordosten Indiens sind mindestens 105 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Rund hundert Menschen werden nach Behördenangaben noch vermisst, weitere 150 konnten an Land schwimmen oder wurden gerettet. Die mit rund 350 Passagieren überfüllte Doppeldecker-Fähre war bei schwerem Sturm in zwei Teile zerbro
Find the Turtle (Interactive)
Test your knowledge of turtle characteristics with this online interactive game.
Elbow Room: Westward Expansion in the USA
This three minute musical video highlights some of the land acquisitions of the first Westward Movement. There isn't much depth, but it provides some insights into why the colonists wanted to move westward and manifest destiny.
eText of Human Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology textbook. Contains content for 2-semester course sequence in human anatomy and physiology. Many illustrations and review questions.
Band-e-Amir lakes phytoherms (Vidéo) After modern reefs and carbonate mangrove
hurricane sedimentation, this movie deals with the continental carbonate
sedimentation in the exceptional area of the Band-e-Amir Lakes, in Afghanistan.
In this environment of high mountains and under distant karstic influences, a
rock is slowly elaborated by chlorophytes and cyanobacteria. Called
travertine, it is able to stop torrents, ...
After modern reefs and carbonate mangrove hurricane sedimentation, this movie deals with the continental carbonate sedimentation in the exceptional area of the Band-e-Amir Lakes, in Afghanistan. In this environment of high mountains and under distant karstic influences, a rock is slowly elaborated by chlorophytes and cyanobacteria. Called travertine, it is able to stop torrents, ...
Bubonic Plague (Black Death) ( Sung to Tune of "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani)
In this video, students will learn about the Black Death through song. The words appear on screen as they are sung. This is a gruesome subject and pictures are not pleasant. Content would be appropriate for middle school and high school students. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between history and the classroom. (3:22)
Rivers of the sun, Amazon 1-6
9:41 Amazonia has the greatest rain forest on earth. The world's mightiest river.
In short, the Amazon Basin (Amazonia) is covered by the largest tropical rain forest in the world, and running through its heart is the Amazon River, and its more than 1,000 tributaries, seven of them more than 1,000 miles in length. Measurable rain falls on an average of 200 days a year, and total rainfall often approaches 100 inches per year.
The overall basin drains over 2,70
2012 Entrepreneur Alumna of the Year - Angela Selden
2012 University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business Entrepreneur Alumna of the Year Angela Selden '87, Co-chair, Arise Virtual Solutions Inc. Presented May 2, 2012
Inflatable Waterpark Brings Fun, Stress-Relief to Finals Week
The Wildcat Events Board is a student-run organization that provides educational, entertaining and thought-provoking events for the University of Arizona. This week, they brought an inflatable waterpark to the UA Mall to celebrate the end of the semester and provide much-needed stress relief before the beginning of finals.
UA Commencement to Celebrate Achievement, Community Connection
The spring 2012 graduating class will celebrate commencement May 11-12. Students and their family members are asked to bring canned food items to the ceremonies to benefit the greater Tucson area. It's a tradition in which Wildcats give back to the community.
RN to BS in Nursing Online at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst online RN to BS in Nursing program is designed to allow you to add a bachelor's degree to your nursing credentials while you continue to work. Take the first step toward expanding your professional options and improving your ability to provide great care to your patients with a degree from UMass Amherst's renowned School of Nursing. http://www.umassulearn.net/programs/undergraduate/rn-bs-nursing