Science Nation - Bird Courtship
By: nsf Fembot helps researchers study America's most bizarre bird. "The sage grouse is the most elaborate and extreme bird we have in the United States," says Gail Patricelli, an animal behaviorist at the University of California (UC), Davis. "We're basically trying to understand why we have animals that are as amazing and beautiful as the peacocks."
How to Use "Museum Box" (Virtual Storage Box)
Museum Box is a site that provides the tools for teachers and students to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others. A great site that
STS.069 Technology in a Dangerous World (MIT)
Aim is to analyze important current events for what they reveal about the nature and working of our technological world. Starting point is connection between technology and terrorism. Subject also explores how a human-built world can foster insecurity and danger, and how human beings respond. Many invited guests help develop a strong interdisciplinary approach (science, engineering, social science, humanities). Topics include technological risk and remediation, sociotechnical systems, imaginatio
Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10
Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10, tempera on panel, 128 x 80 1/4" (325 x 204 cm). Painted for the Church of Ognissanti, Florence (4:05)
Say What?: -cr- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is consonant blend -cr-. Other beginning sounds are also reviewed.
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - Writing a Spanish Letter to a Friend
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You had a late night last night because you were out partying with friends in Spain. It is now early afternoon, and you can hardly stay awake at your job. Thank goodness for Spanish working hours, because you plan to take full advantage of that long lunch break today. In this lesson, [...]
The Getting Sorted project at Leeds Metropolitan.
The Getting Sorted Enterprise Unit specialises in participatory research with children and young people with type 1 diabetes, their families and healthcare professionals. The aim of this is to develop, influence and enhance service redesign and service improvement in the UK. Our vision is to enable young people with a long-term condition to achieve their optimal health through combined research and enterprise. We work with young people, their families and professionals to deliver a high quality
Looking Back: Environmental Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops
A world-renowned expert on the ecological impacts and management of genetically engineered crops, University of Arizona professor Yves Carrière presented the findings of a recent National Academy of Sciences report on the sustainability impacts of genetically engineered crops in the United States. He also discussed the scientific record from the global use of herbicide- and insect-resistant crops, which were designed to reduce the use of pesticides, improve yields and provide economic benefits
Carbon - Periodic Table of Videos
We take a look at Carbon - one of the most important elements for our lives on Earth.We look at various forms of elemental carbon, from diamonds to exotic graphene and buckyballs. More chemistry at http://www.periodicvideos.com/
Urban Metabolism: Watching CO2 Change
Using an innovative observational array of micro-sensors, Ron Cohen is mapping plumes of carbon-dioxide emissions to trace them to their origin. As is well-known, these carbon emissions are having profound impacts on the temperature of the atmosphere, but this, in turn, has a large effect on clouds. Ronald C. Cohen, Director of the Berkeley Atmospheric Science Center, Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Be
AICGS At Issue Interview: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
AICGS Executive Director Jack Janes and Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former Minister for Economic Affairs and Defense Minister for Germany, to discuss the common challenges facing Germany and the United States in today's global agenda.
Cantinflas Show - Las pirámedes
A finales de los años 70, el famoso cómico mexicano Mario Moreno Cantinflas prestó su conocida imagen para la realización de unos cortometrajes animados producidos por Televisa y animados por la compañía Hanna-Barbera titulados Cantinflas Show y "Cantinflas y sus Amigos." Estos cortos fueron transmitidos en la televisión mexicana por varios años. En este video, Catinflas visita a las pirámedes en Egipto. (6:04)
ISS Update - June 12, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 12, 2012.
Northwest PRECEDENT: Records Retention
This program is a presentation with an overview of the compliance issues and legal obligations of retaining research documents upon completion of studies. Watch the entire series online at http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181#sv=l|
10 Truths About Epilepsy
In this video, a doctor explains what the condition is and dispels certain myths. Epilepsy is examined in a clear and easy to understand manner. 3:25 min.
Laura, Chemical Engineering -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students. These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Laura is from Grantham, and is studying Chemical Engineering. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about the inspiring people she has met through her College, and the financial support she has received to allow her to do voluntary
Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive
This is a book about people, not technology. Sure, there’s a lot of technology in the pages to follow, but if you boil it all down to its core, its essence, you’ll find people trying to extend a noble and grounded craft into a new and unpredictable landscape. And it’s the people who matter, not the latest software or Web site. If the people in this equation learn how make technology work for them, the rest is just details. As journalists, we need to change our practices to adapt, but not o
Obama Signs Recovery Act
In this audio clip, on February 17, 2009, in Denver, Colorado, President Barack Obama discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act before he signs it into law. The $787 billion stimulus package was designed to create or save jobs in the wake of mass layoffs brought about by the Great Recession. (0:43)
Privacy in a Digital Age
Julian Huppert discusses privacy in a digital age.
Northeastern Student Athletes - First Experiences on Campus
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