Seahorses and the "onion world"
http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/features/think-big-think-seahorse/ Dr Amanda Vincent -- one of the world's leading experts on seahorses and their relatives -- is spending a year at Cambridge's Department of Geography on a sabbatical from the University of British Columbia. She is introducing some new ideas into conservation discussion groups at Cambridge.
Golden Gate Bridge Display Panels
Classroom posters with engineering and historical facts about the Bridge available for download.
5.4 Hutton's geology: The Jedburgh unconformity One concrete example from the Theory of the Earth will perhaps indicate the way in which Hutton could read features of the landscape as evidence of the action of forces acting over immeasurably long periods. He had been geologising in the valley of Jed Water, near Jedburgh, in the Borders area between England and Scotland. From his observations in the neighbouring Teviot valley, he expected the Jed to be running over a bed of horizontally laid, soft strata which were sometimes exposed
One concrete example from the Theory of the Earth will perhaps indicate the way in which Hutton could read features of the landscape as evidence of the action of forces acting over immeasurably long periods. He had been geologising in the valley of Jed Water, near Jedburgh, in the Borders area between England and Scotland. From his observations in the neighbouring Teviot valley, he expected the Jed to be running over a bed of horizontally laid, soft strata which were sometimes exposed
Genesis: the origins of humanity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ruth Mace, Professor Catherine Rowett, Professor Volker Sommer | What does it mean to be human? What are the origins of humanity, and what distinguishes us from non-human animals? Ruth Mace is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London. Catherine Rowett is professor of philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Volker Sommer is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London.
The 2012 Phoenix Community Engagement Award
The Phoenix Community Engagement Award is presented to a member of the Elon staff who has demonstrated exemplary service to the university, local or global community through his or her engagement in volunteer organizations. The inaugural award went to Brian Chandler, HVACR supervisor. May 25, 2012.
Advanced Audio Blog S5 #11 - Top 10 Japanese Foods: Miso soup
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! If you’re feeling under the weather, look no further than a steaming bowl of Japanese miso soup to take away the chills and restore your health. This quick-cooking Japanese comfort food can be prepared in many ways, all of which can be very soothing to an ailing soul. Add in some [...]
Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon - Khan Academy
Ozone Layer and Eukaryotes Show Up in the Proterozoic Eon. Great Oxygenation Event (Oxygen Catastrophe). (09:56)
FDR Dedicates Will Rogers Memorial - Audio
In August 1935, American humorist Will Rogers was killed in an airplane accident near Point Barrow, Alaska. In a radio broadcast on November 4, 1938, from Hyde Park, New York, President Franklin Roosevelt pays homage to Rogers and dedicates a memorial in Claremore, Oklahoma. (01:36)
Het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een ASPRO : Practicum In dit practicum bepaal je door middel van titratie de hoeveelheid en het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een Aspro. De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
In dit practicum bepaal je door middel van titratie de hoeveelheid en het massaprocent acetylsalicylzuur in een Aspro.
De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
Kyoto Conference on Biolinguistics
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A Universe Smaller than the Observable - Khan Academy
A Universe Smaller than the Observable. (08:58)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Grands Boulevards, 1875
Watch this video to view works of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Narration provides history of works shown and the style of Impressionism. The focus is on The Grands Boulevards ( Paris). ( 5:46)
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
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