Stop, Drop, and Roll
This is a fun music video for kids about fire safety. Some of the lyrics include: "Don't ever play with matches, lighters and candles to. And if you find them in the house, as a grownup what to do. Your kitchen is a place where many fires start. Be careful when you are walking near a stove. They get very, very hot. Stay calm. Be cool. An open flame is not a game. Learn fire safety rules....." Run time 02:50
Cell Division- Meiosis
This video breaks down the different stages of the meiosis cell division. It will give students an animated view of how the cells divide and transform.
"Hornworm: Autumn Lamentation" by Stanley Kunitz (poetry reading)
Ichneumon wasps inject their eggs into the living bodies of caterpillars such as the hornworm. The female's oviposter is longer that her body and it shares the same structure as her stinger. This poem may have been inspired by a remark made by Charles Darwin in which his observation of nature challenged religious belief, in contrast with the views of poets such as Wordsworth who saw nature as evidence of God's handiwork, "I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would
Computing in the Cloud - Part 5: "Civics in the cloud" – January 15, 2008
"Computing in the cloud" is one name for services that run in a Web browser and store information in a provider's data center — ranging from adaptations of familiar tools such as email and personal finance to new offerings such as virtual worlds and social networks. This workshop will bring together experts from computer science, law, politics and industry to explore the social and policy implications of this trend. Part 5 includes the third panel of the workshop, entitled "Civics in the clou
America's War on Immigrants: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions - December 10, 2009
The President’s Lecture Series was established by President Shirley M. Tilghman in the fall of 2001 to give Princeton’s faculty an opportunity to learn about the work of their colleagues in other disciplines and to share their research with the University community. First proposed by Alan B. Krueger, the Lynn Bendheim Thoman, Class of 1976, and Robert Bendheim, Class of 1937, Professor in Economics and Public Policy, the lectures are presented three times a year and are open to the public.
Princeton University's 263rd Commencement
Commencement is an open meeting of the Board of Trustees held on the front lawn of Nassau Hall, weather permitting. The program includes brief speeches by the salutatorian, the valedictorian, and the president of the University; the awarding of degrees to undergraduate and graduate students; the conferral of teaching awards to several New Jersey high school teachers and Princeton University faculty; and conferral of honorary degrees. Individual diplomas are distributed following the ceremony.
Iron Tiger Throwdown
The Iron Tiger Throwdown, the Fristfest Culinary competition featuring ultimate chicken wings, was contested recently at the Frist Campus Center. Six teams of two representing the residential dining halls and the Frist Campus Center dining venues competed for two prestigious awards: the Iron Tiger Culinary Cup and the People's Choice Award. Judging the competition were a trio of Tom's; Tom Myers from Frist and University Scheduling, Tom Parker from Mail Services and Tom Quirk from Development Ev
Psychoanalysis Outside of the Clinic
This debate will discuss this use of psychoanalytic thought, and its limitations, with reference to the world of politics, social psychology, philosophy and psychosocial studies. Christian Ingo Lenz Dunker is a professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology of the University of São Paulo, and a practising psychoanalyst. Stephen Frosh is the pro-vice master and head of the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College. Ian Parker is professor of psychology at Manchester Metropolitan
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3.2 Relationship between complex numbers and points in the plane
You may have met complex numbers before, but not had experience in manipulating them. This unit gives an accessible introduction to complex numbers, which are very important in science and technology, as well as mathematics. The unit includes definitions, concepts and techniques which will be very helpful and interesting to a wide variety of people with a reasonable background in algebra and trigonometry.
014 A Pair of Square Wells and the Ammonia Maser
Fourteenth Lecture in the Quantum Mechanics Course given in Hilary term 2010
Bullying hurts... Education makes it better
Students and professors from Concordia University in Montreal, QC, have recorded a video, called "Education makes it better," to advocate against the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer (LGBTQ) youth. Concordia has become the first Quebec university to record a YouTube stand against LGBTQ bullying. By advocating for education to create a more tolerant society, the video builds on the It Gets Better Project that is a new social movement that's spawned over 5,000 videos to
An Evening with Vikram Chandra
In the tradition of his favorite childhood writers, Dickens, Thackeray and the “curiously forgotten James Hadley Chase,” Vikram Chandra explores the seamier sides of human relations. In Chandra’s latest, sprawling novel, Sacred Games, his backdrop is Bombay, a city steeped in corruption from head to toe. Reading three s
Some Fundamental Facts about the Infinite
Professor Adrian Moore delivers a lecture on the concept of the infinite, a concept with deep philosophical implications. This lecture was given in St Hugh's College as part of the St Hugh's Special Lecture Series.
The Biology of the Language Faculty: Its Perfection, Past and Future
Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis on areas of linguistics where computational considerations play a major role.
Chomsky briefly outlines the key components of a biologically based linguistics that be
Globalising the brand: Looking beyond lower costs
While many multinational firms are choosing to outsource services and production to Asia, one company says it’s looking beyond lowering costs and is aiming to ‘globalise its corporate brand’ by developing a major R&D base in India.
Wim Elfrink of Cisco Systems, who holds the unique corporate title of Chief Globalisation Officer, says cost differentiation at the company is "a bonus, but the not the main driver anymore." The networking firm is investing around 1.2 billion dolla
What are Cells and How Were They Discovered?
This is a power point with audio and images that explain what cells are and how they work. It also gives a history of the discovery of cells. Run time 04:00.
Sarkozy demands Gbagbo step down
French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls for the immediate resignation of Ivory Coast's incumbent president, Laurent Gbagbo, a day after violence shook the country's largest city.
Toshiba, Samsung to tie up on chips.
Toshiba will outsource fabrication of system chips to South Korean rival Samsung Electronics, as the Japanese firm struggles to restructure its unprofitable chipmaking operations.