Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing
Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing. Part of the series: How to Use Telescopes. The internet can help telescope enthusiasts have fun exploring the night sky, seeing satellites or keeping up with astronomy. Learn internet resources for home telescope viewing from an astronomer. (02:39)
How Do You Find a Fossil?
Anthropologist Katerina Harvati explains how scientists from various
disciplines work together to find fossilized human remains in this 1:30 video. Does not show specifics of looking, just a general overview.
Sand Mandala at Numen Lumen Pavilion
Two Buddhist monks visited campus this week through Elon University's Truitt Center for Religious and Spiritual Life. Over the course of three days, they meticulously crafted a breathtaking sand mandala. During a closing ceremony on Friday afternoon, they wiped away all their hard work and packaged it to share with all in attendance.
JFK Cuban Missle Crisis Newsreel
A radio reel of JFK addressing Americans regarding the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Duke Medicine Profiles: Walter T. Lee, MD
Get to know Duke's cancer doctors.
Swarthmore Sigma Xi ONS Talk
On November 27, 2007 I presented our work on Open Notebook Science. I had a little more time to explain most aspects of our work to a scientific, but not necessarily a chemistry audience.
Near the end I did discuss some of our very recent results relating to our CombiUgi project and the synthesis of some compounds about to to be tested for
This short video discusses the two main types of these huge tortoises and show how these animals get water from cacti if there is no water available.
Notes in Spanish Intermediate 3 - Nuestra Casa
Ben and Marina take you on an audio tour of their flat in Madrid, and discuss different types of housing in Spain. See notesinspanish.com for full details, and to obtain a full transcript of our conversation.
The Sport of Fencing
A short video that explains a bit of the history of fencing and shows some combat. It also goes into more detail about the types of weapons and how the winner is chosen. Of some value where fencing is taught as an introduction. Run time 3:27
Precambrian Shields: Discussion of rock types and implications.
Geological exploration team analysing Precambrian rock in Northwest territories, Differences between Archean and Proterozoic rock types, and possible causes. Also, discussed are formation of a variety of ore bodies. From the Planet of Man Series -- Run time 9:51
Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #9: Rocks and Minerals
This is another in the Blinding you with Science series I produced to help elementary students learn science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends use music, comedy and parody to teach students about different types of rocks and minerals. Run time 25:00.
Skateboarding Safety Gear
Important video for those who want to skateboard or are skateboarding. Issues covered include the types of pads and helmet and how to wear them. On average over 40 people die each year skateboarding. Run time 02:59.
Students are introduced to the basics of punctuation through the telling
of Lincoln's life and accomplishments. Students learn the types of
punctuation and when to use them.
Greatest Inventions with Bill Nye: The Science of Materials
Everything around us is made out of some kind of material, and there are many different types--metals, woods, and plastics--and many varieties of each. In the program, Bill Nye shares the history and technology of some of the most common materials we encounter. Many are the building blocks of our homes, buildings, cars, toys, and furniture. Without them, our lives would be significantly different.
The Aerodynamics of Flight
This video (using computer animation) covers the basic aerodynamics that allow for all different types of aircraft to fly. (07:14) The sound is a little low.
How Do Rockets Work
A history of rockets and how they work. Types of fuel and a good explanation of how the rocket works make this a good video considering its 4 minute length.
Imaging: Raster File Types
Video: Imaging: Raster File Types Episode 14 (of a 25-part series). These file types are JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF and PNG. They are types of encoded digital images.
Types of Clay for Ceramics
There are different types of clay used for a particular kind of ceramic work such as throwing on the wheel, hand building, or Raku. Find out what types of clay are good for ceramics .English captions. (3:28)
Garage Band Tutorial: Magic GarageBand, Part 2
This is the second part of a tutorial for the MAGIC component of the GarageBand software. This video shows viewers how to change the music by changing the types of instruments. Englsih Captions. (2:41)
As the colonies along the Atlantic coast took shape in the mid-eighteenth century, they became grouped by region: New England, middle, Chesapeake, and southern colonies. Among these regions there were some general similarities, including temperate climates and more than adequate average rainfall, which are critical factors for maximizing agricultural production.
Surplus crops provided the most important exports in all regions except in New England, although what colonists grew depended on