A quiet revolution
The government's out-of-date use of IT is poised to enter a new age with changes in service design and procurement.
Water Experiment 2: Varying Rates
Three cups empty with the same amount of water empty in different rates because of the length of their connected tubes. The cup that empties the fastest has the longest tube. The Georgia Tech experiment was created after researchers noticed that most mammals, no matter how large or small, urinate in the same time span.
What is a Research University?
What's unique about a public research University? Here's your answer.
Finding the Domain of a Function - Problem 2 of 4
This video is a continuation and presents another example problem that demonstrates how to find the domain of a function. (2:15)
25.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In seiner Rede zur Lage der Nation hat US-Präsident Barack Obama mehr wirtschaftliche und soziale Gerechtigkeit gefordert und damit ein möglicherweise entscheidendes Thema für die Wahlen im November angepackt. Jeder Amerikaner müsse wieder eine faire Chance erhalten, jeder müsse seinen fairen Beitrag leisten,
ISS Update - Jan. 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 25, 2012.
Obama's easy target millionaire tax: Reuters Breakingviews
Jan. 25 - It's easy for Barack Obama to appeal to the vast majority of Americans who aren't millionaires - Reuters Breakingviews
Breakingviews: Breakingviews in Davos
Breakingviews editors Rob Cox and Peter Thal Larsen check in from Davos to discuss income inequality, gold and politics.
Swirling wine makes waves
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/swirling-wine-churns-up-unique-waves.html
Tomie dePaola: 2011 National Book Festival
Illustrator and writer Tomie dePaola appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: More than 250 books feature the name Tomie dePaola as the illustrator, writer or both. He has been published for more than 40 years and has sold more than 15 million books worldwide. He was also the United States nominee in 1990 for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration. The American Library Association has honored him with a Caldecott Honor, a Newbery Honor and the 2011 Laura Ingalls
Breakingviews: Bumi probe sends sell signal
Jan. 22 - A muddled report into allegations of corruption at Indonesian company Bumi does little to restore shareholder confidence. Plus Stansted sale just the ticket for London.
Refugees and Migrants in a World of Government Meddling [Updated Author’s Note: The issue of immigration has only become more pressing over the ten years that have passed since this article’s original publication. And, unfortunately, the libertarian movement has not reached a consensus on this issue. But it should be easy, considering how government is at both ends of the problem: government is the number one reason people choose to escape their countries, whether because of governments’ war or devastating poverty due to the lack
[Updated Author’s Note: The issue of immigration has only become more pressing over the ten years that have passed since this article’s original publication. And, unfortunately, the libertarian movement has not reached a consensus on this issue. But it should be easy, considering how government is at both ends of the problem: government is the number one reason people choose to escape their countries, whether because of governments’ war or devastating poverty due to the lack
Exploring Sound With Insects
Differences in insect morphology and movement during singing provide a fascinating opportunity for students to investigate insects while learning about the characteristics of sound. In the activities described here, students use a free online computer software program to explore the songs of the major singing insects and experiment with making their own sounds. Suggestions are also provided for ways to keep singing insects as classroom pets and to integrate them into other subject areas.
French "Spider-Man" still sticking around
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe He's known around the world as "The French Spider-Man," and it's not hard to see why. Climber Alain Robert is at it again -- this time scaling one of the cuppola-topped towers at the Galaxy Macau Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and
Mobile Learning Applications using Handheld Devices: Ubiquitous training of visual-spatial skills [A
This research seeks the development of mobile learning applications that provide ubiquitous training in visual-spatial skills using wireless handheld mobile devices (i.e. PDA, cell phones). The paper reports about the findings of a first stage in which the application targeted the handling of spatial representations and the qualitative understanding of 3D spaces. Evidence was collected regarding effectiveness of the instructional strategy related to specific aspects of the students? visual-spati
The Office of Sustainability is looking to increase awareness, understanding, involvement and practice of sustainability on campus and off.
06.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutze die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Trotz des zunehmenden Drucks auf die griechische Regierung, weitere Sparmaßnahmen zu beschließen, steht eine Zustimmung zu zentralen Forderungen der Troika aus EU, Europäischer Zentralbank und Internationalem Währungsfonds weiter aus. Ministerpräsident Lukas Papademos und die Spitzen der Parteien, die seine Regierung un
WHOIS: Danah Boyd, MSR Social Scientist Today we'll chat with Danah Boyd. Danah is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, Mass., exploring social media. You can read more about Danah in this NY Times article posted this week. How did you get into technology? As a child, I remember playing a few computer games and I had fun
Today we'll chat with Danah Boyd. Danah is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, Mass., exploring social media. You can read more about Danah in this NY Times article posted this week.
How did you get into technology?
As a child, I remember playing a few computer games and I had fun
The Berenstain Bears--Visit the Dentist-Part 2 of 2
In part 2 of The Berenstain Bears Visit the Dentist, Sister and Brother Bear both have problems with their teeth. Mama Bear makes an appointment with dentist and the cubs learn the dentist is not scary. This video is based on the book with the same title. This is a great resource to help make characters come to life in the classroom. (5:58)
Team Teaching: Two Teachers, Three Subjects, One Project
A pair of educators are sanguine about their art, biology, and multimedia program as they discuss what it is like to work as partners in the classroom and the good and problematic value in team teaching. This four minute video has some good insights.