Cambridge Science Festival 2012 review by FLACK
A snapshot of the 2012 Cambridge Science Festival, which ran 12 - 25 March and engaged 35,000 visitors of all ages with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Ping 146: Ballmer speaks out, Halo movie, Kinect Playfit, Father blames Xbox LIVE | Ping! This week we had the pleasure of being visited by Larry "The Lightbulb" Larsen.Check out all the goodness...
This week we had the pleasure of being visited by Larry "The Lightbulb" Larsen.Check out all the goodness...
Science Bulletins: Our Ancient Relatives Born with Flexible Skulls
A new study of the skull of an early hominin child provides a better understanding of the evolutionary timeline for modern human skulls-and brains. The skulls of modern humans are highly flexible at birth so they can both fit through a narrow birth canal and expand to hold a brain that grows substantially in early life. When researchers scanned the skull of the Taung child (Australopithicus africanus), they found structural features similar to those in the flexible skulls of modern infants. The
Cleaning & Digging
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Electrical Engineering Graduate Program
The graduate students in the electrical engineering program at Penn State are participating in cutting edge research as technology changes daily. Several students discuss their experiences in the program and how their research can impact everyone globally.
Penn State Electrical Engineering Undergraduate Program
Penn State electrical engineering students face challenging and rewarding curriculum and outstanding job prospects upon graduation. Some students discuss their experience at Penn State and the advantages of the electrical engineering program.
Integration of themes
The pupils hear, speak, read and write about the same topic at the same time
How Do Bees Turn Pollen Into Honey?
Bees use the parts of their mouths to make nectar a little bit at a time, layering it on the walls of their hive. This video can be used in science class and also as a lesson on working together and delayed gratification. A handout of hives would be a help. Run time 02:05.
Predicting the Market Predicting the Market Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics Closing Remarks Stewart C. Myers, Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics
Predicting the Market
Stephen A. Ross, Franco Modigliani Professor of Financial Economics
Stewart C. Myers, Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Financial Economics
Texas Energy Reserves Are Tight
Bernard Weinstein, economist and associated director of the Maguire Energy Institute at SMU's Cox School of Business, talks about the energy situation in Texas and says the state may have reached a tipping point, including possible brownouts and blackouts.
Caterpillar Molting Timelapse
This timelapse video shows this Saturnia albofasciata 3rd instar caterpillar molt its skin. This whole process (preparation, molting and post-molting recovery) takes 2-3 days but all the real action happens during the actual shedding of the skin in only a few minutes. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:23)
How to Create Actions
This video explains how to create, manage, and execute the new Actions capability in Acrobat X Pro.
In Conversation: Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General, WTO
Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale AM discusses the future of the WTO in light of the Bali Accord with the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was appointed Permanent Representative of Brazil to the WTO and other international economic organisations in Geneva. His appointment as Director-General of the WTO took effect on 1 September 2013 for a four-year term. Ambassador Azevêdo's
21H.447 Nazi Germany and the Holocaust (MIT)
The rise and fall of National Socialism is one of the most intensively-studied topics in European history. Nevertheless, after more than half a century, popular views of Nazism in the media and among the public remain simplistic-essentialized by equal parts fascination and horror. Adolf Hitler, for instance, is often portrayed as an evil genius of supernatural ability; while the Nazi state is similarly imagined to have held absolute power over every aspect of its subjects' lives. Such characteri
Authors at Google: Dr. Deepak Chopra, "Spiritual Solutions"
In his latest book, Spiritual Solutions, Dr. Deepak Chopra explains how many of life's challenges can best be addressed from a spiritual perspective. "The secret is that the level of the problem is never the level of the solution," he writes. In this interview at Google, Dr. Chopra talks about how we can expand our awareness to address difficulties in our lives.
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Peter Feaver on Connecting Duke and Washington, D.C.
Duke University Political Science Professor Peter Feaver has served on the National Security Council under presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. He describes how he uses that experience teach students about foreign policy and political leadership. Learn more at http://polisci.duke.edu.
Shapes with Rikki (Interactive)
Get acquainted with rectangles. Drag and drop lines to create your own rectangular shapes.
PSY372 Session 10 Summer 2012
Industrial and Organizational Psychology with Donna El-Armale 07/14/12 Guest: James Madero