Botany and Art: Their Roles in Conservation
Students are introduced to the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, and specifically to their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. Students examine illustrations, photographs, and dried specimens of endangered plants and consider the conservation value of an illustration over a photographic image. In a second session, students try their own hands at botanical illustration and follow the methods of a Smithsonian staff illustrator. Pencils, markers, tracing p
Date-rape drug detector offers safety for women
Aug. 16 - Israeli scientists have developed a date rape drug detector that could give women a fast and easy way to test the safety of their drink in a bar. Stuart McDill reports.
The Impossible Football Club
"Hi, My Name Is Flat Stanley"- Stanley Travels Around the World in Song
The famous Flat Stanley travels around the world in this video. Sing along and see the famous sites with him as he travels to China, Egypt, France, Germany, Africa, Alaska, and California. ( 3:21)
Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate in Medicine, Interview
Peter C. Doherty, 1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine talks about what made him interested in science. See the complete interview: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1592
Flat Stanley's Arizona Trip
See the beautiful landforms, plant, and animal life of Arizona as Flat Stanley tours the state. Sites visited include Sonora Desert Musuem and Grand Canyon. The trip is outlined with a slide show set to music, Willie Nelson's " On the Road Again." ( 8:11)
Station Cameras Capture New Views of Major Hurricane Irene
From 230 miles above the Earth, cameras on the International Space Station captured new views of powerful Hurricane Irene as it churned over the Bahamas at 3:10 p.m. EDT on August 24, 2011. Irene is moving to the northwest as a Category 3 hurricane, packing winds of 120 miles an hour. Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 4 storm as it heads toward the Outer Banks of North Carolina, the Eastern Seaboard and the middle Atlantic and New England states.
JEF moNUment 2011 : Fotowedstrijd Open Monumentendag Fotoproject JEF moNUment is aan zijn vierde editie toe! Open Monumentendag Vlaanderen en het FotoMuseum gaan ook tijdens deze editie op zoek naar originele foto's van monumenten en landschappen genomen door …
Fotoproject JEF moNUment is aan zijn vierde editie toe! Open Monumentendag Vlaanderen en het FotoMuseum gaan ook tijdens deze editie op zoek naar originele foto's van monumenten en landschappen genomen door …
Dangerous Irene aims for Northeast
Aug. 25 - Hurricane Irene is a dangerous Category 3 storm heading for North Carolina and the Northeast U.S. just as many families are setting out for their final summer getaway.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Emanuel United Methodist Church, 1875-1986
The Emanuel United Methodist Church is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The records include six volumes of registers containing lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and deaths; 75th Anniversary booklet; 1983 church directory; and photographs for the years 1875-1986.
Guide to the Records of the Allegheny County Bicentennial Commission, 1974-1976
This collection contains meeting minutes, correspondence, event planning, guides, and proposals for celebrations of the United States' 1976 bicentennial celebrations coordinated by the Allegheny County Bicentennial Commission, 1974-1976.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield (Fayette Co.) PA. 1784-1
This collection consists of the combined church record books of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield PA. The books are continuous from 1784-1811, 1815-1971.
Teacher Tipster-Bunny Ball-(Skip Counting by 2's)
Mr. Smith shares a fun game to help you teach skip counting by 2's. It's called Bunny Ball! Students shoot puffy balls (bunny tails) into an Easter basket. Each winning basket is a score of 2. Students add their scores by 2's. (3:15)
Imaginary Numbers Homework -- Sample Test: Complex Numbers
This module provides a sample test on complex numbers.
All About the Biathlon
Travel to Fort Kent Maine and Tenth Mountain Ski Center to meet a young man involved in shooting and skiing in the sport of biathlon in this video. Watch footage of athletes participating in this sport which requires strength, speed, endurance, concentration, and a steady hand. ( 3:36)
Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
Secret of the Waterfall
"Secret of the Waterfall," 1983, was created by video artist Charles Atlas and choreographer Douglas Dunn. The work features Douglas Dunn and dancers in various indoor and outdoor locations on Martha's Vineyard, performing Dunn's quirky, spirited choreography. A pair of poets, Reed Bye and Anne Waldman, enter the scenes, reading their work from clipboards, providing a score for the dancers and occasionally interacting with them physically. Movement is seen in a beach-house-style dwelling, in a c
privacy versus veiligheid
You can follow a radio report on a business event