Educational Quote of the Day & Teaching Focus The hunter who chases two rabbits will catch neither. - Zen Philosophy Teaching Focus Setting too many goals
The hunter who chases two rabbits will catch neither. - Zen Philosophy
Setting too many goals
This five minute video explains the physics behind this law and its relation to the pulling force on a spring. The video does not show close-ups of the formulas so the teacher needs to add that to make the most of this video.
Law of Segregation
This two minute video explains how this law works in regard to DNA. The video does not offer close-ups so the teacher needs to supply those images to gain the most from this video.
One purpose that roots serve is that of erosion prevention. Trees by water especially aid in keeping soil from moving, but roots in general help soil stay in one area.
Art That Tells a Story
This interactive activity, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, presents nine art objects and shows how they can reveal different types of stories.
Students are introduced to the concept of the image of music. They draw the image of a song after listening to it by deciding where different musical instruments were placed during recording. Finally, students further investigate audio engineering by modeling the position of microphones over a drum set to create a desired musical image.
Couch Potato or Inertia Victim?
Students design a simple behavioral survey, and learn basic protocol for primary research, survey design and report writing. Note: The literacy activities for the Mechanics unit are based on physical themes that have broad application to our experience in the world concepts of rhythm, balance, spin, gravity, levity, inertia, momentum, friction, stress and tension.
Surgical Device Engineering
This unit focuses on teaching students about the many aspects of biomedical engineering (BME). Students will see that it is a broad field that relies on concepts from each of the other disciplines of engineering. They will also begin to understand some of the special considerations which must be made when dealing with the human body. Activities and class discussions will encourage students to think as engineers to come up with their own solutions to some of the basic medical problems that have b
Ideas for five different gymnastics lessons, including individual shapes and shapes partner work.
HoloGlobe: Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly on a Globe
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
Split screen with San Francisco (432, NDVI, 753, 542)
A 4-way split screen flyby of the San Francisco bay area showing different Landsat band combinations
Number theory and the circle packings of Apollonius
Like many problems in number theory, the questions that arise from packing the plane with mutually tangent circles are easy to formulate but difficult to answer. Professor Sarnak will explain the fundamental features of such packings and how modern tools from number theory, algebra and combinatorics are being used to answer some of these old questions.
Selfishness Pod: Movie Clip From There Be Dragons
This movie clip contains a series of interviews and scenes which focus on the lesson of overcoming selfishness. Themes addressed through this clip include giving, appreciation, and joy. ( 4:05)
Creating a panorama
Learn how to create interactive panoramas for iPads and other mobile devices using the Digital Publishing Suite features in InDesign. Step through the entire process, from creating the source files to using the Overlay Creator panel.
Walter Isaacson: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"
In this University of Pennsylvania program, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, discusses the life of one of Americas most influential figures: Benjamin Franklin. In his recent book, "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life," Isaacson reveals the personal life of Benjamin Franklin and all the intricate details of this revolutionary leaders life that have made him unique among a group of leaders. The presentation was given at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of
Bold ambition meets harsh reality as HFT targets Asia
Aug. 15 - Forced from the U.S. and Europe by the threat of new regulations, HFT players are targeting Asia but the region has its own pitfalls.
MBA Completion Ceremony 2011 at the College of Charleston
The inaugural graduates of the College of Charleston School of Business MBA program participated in a completion (graduation) ceremony in Randolph Hall. President P. George Benson and School of Business Dean Alan Shao talked about the significance of this achievement. This one-year, fast-track day program offers concentrations in marketing or finance. As part of the globally-focused program, all students are required to participate in a study abroad experience. For more information: http://m
Notre Dame Student Move-In 2011
Notre Dame welcomed students back for the 2011-12 academic year.
HP makes dramatic choices
Aug. 18 - Hewlett-Packard, the world's No. 1 personal computer maker says it may sell or spin-off the PC unit, and is shutting down production of its TouchPad device, and is also buying a software firm for $10 billion. Bobbi Rebell reports.