The Creature from Planet X: An Anatomist Looks at Science Fiction
In this Great TextBig Questions (GIPCA) lecture, an anatomist looks at science fiction. Professor Alan Morris of UCTŐs Department of Human Biology explores how science fiction movies like Avatar to paint a picture of a possible anatomical reality. Morris, who is both a physical anthropologist and an archaeologist, describes himself as Ňa self-confessed science fiction special effects junky.Ó The movie Avatar had a profound effect on him, Ňthe writer/director had not just created a world full
News #76 - A Sale So Shocking, You Won’t Believe It’s True
It’s been almost a month since school started and things are starting to settle and quiet down. So, we’re back to shake things up! This is our most shocking news lesson to date. Find out about our upcoming sale. It’s only three days long, three letters long, but it will stop an [...]
America's Final Victory - 1781
This ten minute video uses narration and primary resources to tell the story of the Revolutionary War from the viewpoint of those living in the area around Gloucester, Virginia.
Historical skills : using archives
This resource provides a general introduction to what archives are, where they are kept, how to find relevant material, and what to expect on a visit to an archives office. A glossary and bibliography are also provided along with numerous links to relevant external resources. The scope of this unit principally reflects the archival holdings of the University of Nottingham and illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
RIM profits plunge 47 percent
Sept. 15 - Summary of business headlines: BlackBerry maker Research in Motion results much worse than expected; IMF chief urges bold action on global economy; Stocks rally in U.S. and Europe as central banks announce loan program for commercial banks. Conway G. Gittens reports.
A Year Of Sunrises
Hundreds of pictures of Earth, each taken at about 06:00 local time, show the terminator - the day/night line - over the course of one year. The Earth is tilted with respect to its orbit, the so the angle of the sunrise line tilts first one way and then the other over time. You can see Africa and Saudi Arabia to the upper right, and clouds frantically changing each day. The images were taken with the METEOSAT-9 Earth-observing satellite. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory Link: http://www.flick
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Team Teaching - With a Punch!
Professors Phil Mixter and Susan Wang join forces to engage and teach students in the WSU School of Molecular Biosciences. With an unconventional approach, the two use real-life - and often larger than life - examples to illustrate their classroom lectures. And they're not afraid to have a little fun along the way.
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Oregon State University, Healthy People
Oregon State University is dedicated to the health of our world and the people who share it, from groundbreaking research to dedication to healthy communities, we're committed to making a difference in the lives of those around us. Music: "Addict" by Adventure Galley
RELENTLESS Offical Trailer
Official trailer for the upcoming release of RELENTLESS, a documentary chronicling a year in the life of the Global Formula Racing Team. Made up of students in a multinational partnership who design and build formula cars for an extremely competitive international racing circuit. A team made up of students from Oregon State University and DHBW Ravensburg, Germany, devote every waking moment to the relentless pursuit of an international championship bid in this feature documentary. Music by Nin
Windows 8 Running on ARM Roger Gulrajani from the Windows Hardware Ecosystem group shows us a Qualcomm Snapdragon reference device that uses an ARM processor. This is another example of the types of machines that will be running Windows 8.
Roger Gulrajani from the Windows Hardware Ecosystem group shows us a Qualcomm Snapdragon reference device that uses an ARM processor. This is another example of the types of machines that will be running Windows 8.
How To Make Chocolate Brownies
A video created for educational purposes that focuses on numeracy, following steps, adding, and measuring. This video provides the steps for making brownies. (04:00)
Cooking by Numbers
An eucational video of numeracy (measurement) in the community (cooking) and the importance of measuring correctly. The video is designed as a hook or introduction to the concept of measurment. (04:28)
How to Make a Chatterbox
This is a quality educational video resource. It has been created for educational purposes and focuses on numeracy; specifically identifying shapes. (04:42)
Exponents Homework -- “Real life” exponential curves
This module provides practice problems designed to explore realistic applications of exponents.
Tech Module: Google Earth in Intermediate Elementary School Classroom
Elementary students are using technology at a younger age. Google Earth is an appropriate tool to integrate technology with math, science, social studies, and literature. This is a module that gives a description of what Google Earth is and how it can be used in an intermediate elementary school classroom.
Expedition 28 Farewell and Hatch Closure
The hatches between the Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft and the International Space Station were closed at 5:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 15 wrapping up 162 days aboard the orbiting outpost for Expedition 28 Commander Andrey Borisenko and Flight Engineers Alexander Samokutyaev and Ron Garan.
Data show US kept slowing in August
Sept. 15 - A slew of data ranging from regional factory activity to foreclosures to weekly jobless claims show the economic recovery continued to struggle in August and early September. Conway G. Gittens reports.