1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
172: What is our networked readiness?
When the INSEAD/WEF Global Information Technology Report was created 11 years ago, the countries with the most fixed-line telephones were the best-connected in the world. Today, it’s a much different story.
Discrete Random Variables: Summary of the Discrete Probability Functions
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a review of the binomial, geometric, hypergeometric, and Poisson probability distribution functions and their properties.
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Space Station Live: Preps for Deep Space Exploration
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operation Directorate about the work that the agency is doing to prepare for deep space exploration missions of the future. This interview aired during Space Station Live on June 5, 2014.
Live! From Cambridge, MA. It’s Tuesday Morning! Carla Seal-Wanner, Director of Education and Curriculum, and Harold Moss, Creative Director, FlickerLab
Twenty-first century kids need to acquire sophisticated visual literacy skills to participate fully as global citizens. FlickerLab, an educational content studio, is bringing those skills home with its new video-studio-in-a-box. Using revolutionary live-production technology, FlickerStudio lets users create and broadcast an entire HD production in real-time—including the co
Carla Seal-Wanner, Director of Education and Curriculum, and Harold Moss, Creative Director, FlickerLab
Truman Survives Assassination Plot
Secret Service agents battled two gunmen during a failed attempt to assassinate President Truman in 1950. In this video clip, learn more about the assassination plot and what happened to the two assassins. (03:35)
Shapes--Flat Surface & Curved Surface
In this animated video, visuals are used to describe the difference between flat surface and curved surface. Some of the examples used are book, ball, bottle, and crayon box. A question and answer section is given at the end to review flat and curved surface. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review characteristics of shapes in the classroom. (2:34)
30.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Angesichts der Haftbedingungen für die ukrainische Ex-Regierungschefin Julia Timoschenko erhöhen deutsche Politiker weiter den Druck auf die Führung in Kiew. Als erstes Kabinettsmitglied sprach sich Bundesumweltminister Norbert Röttgen gegen Politiker-Besuche bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft in der Ukraine aus. Es müsse verhindert werden, das
Upper Beginner #9 - What Time is Curfew at the Japanese Game Arcade?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re rushing to pick up your little brother from the Japanese game arcade you left him in while you did a bit of shopping. You arrive right on time to collect him as the game arcade curfew starts, but he’s nowhere to be seen. You wonder if your Japanese is good [...]
Sam Huntington's New Hampshire
In this video about New Hampshire, Sam Huntington talks about common New Hampshire slang such as wicked, how they have the best maple syrup, and how the best and worst things about New Hampshire are its seasons. (2:17)
RN to BS in Nursing Online at UMass Amherst
The UMass Amherst online RN to BS in Nursing program is designed to allow you to add a bachelor's degree to your nursing credentials while you continue to work. Take the first step toward expanding your professional options and improving your ability to provide great care to your patients with a degree from UMass Amherst's renowned School of Nursing. http://www.umassulearn.net/programs/undergraduate/rn-bs-nursing
Madagascar - Island of Marvels
This 59 minute video shows how this isolated place provided the location that yielded a unique number of animals and plants. The video shows how Madagascar came to be and how the animal diversified. Excellent images and descriptions.
Geometric Optics (Interactive)
In this interactive simulation adapted from the University of Colorado's Physics Education Technology project, learn how lenses refract light to form images. Experiment with different ray display options (marginal rays or many rays) to investigate how a convex lens refracts light. Adjust the curvature, refractive index, and diameter of the lens to see how the focal length changes and how the resulting image is affected. Manipulate the placement of the object to observe its relationship to image
Gerald's Weather Wheel- Interactive Game
Play this interactive game to practice determining proper attire for different types of weather. The player spins the wheel to pick from three weather situations, sunny, rainy, and snowy and then gets to dress Gerald in a hat, clothes, and shoes depending on the weather. Gerald helps the user to understand when they have dressed him appropriately for the weather and when they need to change something! This game can be used in association with the Sid the Science Kid episode, Sid's Holiday Advent
Joshua Klein, "Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than..." | Talks at Google
Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than What You Have Klein details the ins and outs of reputation economics and how it incorporates all of the intangibles that make us human beings, such as the things we value, what kind of customer service we prefer, and what types of goods and services speak to us as individuals. Readers will be shocked to learn why exchanges in the realm of reputation economics don't require financial systems to operate, and that a person's reputation can
The Challenges of Engaged Development in Brazil: Homage to Albert Hirschman and Oscar Niemeyer [Audi
Speaker(s): João Carlos Ferraz | An overarching sense of uncertainty prevails in the second decade of the 21st century, as dramatic changes sweep most aspects of life in every corner of the planet. This lecture will attempt to discuss the constitutive elements of the uncertainties we live with and their associated challenges. These should compose the boundaries of the debate about what development is, or should be, in the 21st century. The recent economic, social and political evolution of Braz
7.01SC Fundamentals of Biology (MIT)
Fundamentals of Biology focuses on the basic principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and recombinant DNA. These principles are necessary to understanding the basic mechanisms of life and anchor the biological knowledge that is required to understand many of the challenges in everyday life, from human health and disease to loss of biodiversity and environmental quality.
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