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
STEM TECH Olympiad 2012
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.
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.
English Composition Thesis
This is a very brief description of the thesis statement and its importance. Video discusses how important it is to put the thesis or position of your paper in the first paragraph. Your thesis statement should say the focus of the paper as succinctly and clearly as possible. It should also tell your reader the main point you are trying to make. The rest of the paper supports the thesis statement.
21L.455 Classical Literature: The Golden Age of Augustan Rome (MIT)
Roman Literature of the Golden Age of Augustus Caesar, produced during the transition from Republican to Imperial forms of government, was to have a profound and defining influence on Western European and American societies. These writings ultimately established lasting models of aesthetic refinement, philosophical aspiration, and political ambition that continue to shape modern cultures. This class will be exploring the Golden Age of Latin Literature from an historical perspective in
GS-11: Tour the Full Edit interface
In this episode, Greg covers the new “External Interface Class” in Action Script 3 which makes communication between Flash and Java Scripts a breeze.
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.