Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Lead in the Workplace -- the New Science: Discussant Panel responses
Dale B. Hattis, PhD, Clark University Leslie Israel, DO, MPH, University of California at Irvine Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Ken D. Rosenman, MD, Michigan State University Lead in the Workplace -- the New Science https://www.coehce.org/wconnect/ace/home.htm
Is This the Theory of Everything?
This model by Garrett Lisi reveals the link between gravity and the other fundamental forces of nature. The intricate pattern is shown in this animated selection accomapnied by narration. ( 2:24)
"The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons
For four years after the U.S. dropped atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, America held a monopoly on the production of atomic weapons. During this period, debate centering on the use of nuclear bombs in future wars proliferated among government officials, scientists, religious leaders, and in the popular press. In the following article from Collier's, former Navy lieutenant commander William H. Hessler, using data from the Strategic Bombing Survey, argued that saturation bo
21M.380 Music and Technology: Live Electronics Performance Practices (MIT)
This course is a creative, hands-on exploration of contemporary and historical approaches to live electronics performance and improvisation, including basic analog instrument design, computer synthesis programming, and hardware and software interface design.
Martin Luther King Jr. - I Have a Dream (Subtítulos en Español)
En este video, Martin Luther King Jr. da un discurso sobre las injusticias sociales que estaban común en los Estados Unidos durante los años sesentas. El discurso duro 17 minutos y fue entregado el 28 de agosto, 1963. Perfecto para una lección sobre las injusticias sociales, la retórica, o la historia. (16:34)
Sir Arthur C. Clarke on Google Lunar X PRIZE
This is Sir Arthur C. Clarke, famous for his short stories and novels, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, in his last message to the X PRIZE Foundation on the launch of the Google Lunar X PRIZE in September, 2007. (06:32)
Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras
In June 2009 the Operator Algebras and Applications International Summer School was held in Lisbon. Dr Joel Feinstein taught one of the four courses available on Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras. He delivered four 90 minute lectures on and this learning object contains the slides, handouts, annotated slides and audio podcasts from each session. Banach function algebras are complete normed algebras of bounded, continuous, complex-valued functions defined on topological spaces.
Sound of Saturn's Rings
The above recording was made by the Voyager 2 on August 26, 1981, as it passed close to Saturns rings. It was created as dust from the rings was hitting the radio antenna. (02:00)
Detroit Autoshow kicks off with high hopes for U.S. car makers
Jan. 9 - Reinvigorated U.S. auto companies showed off hybrids and sleek designs at the 2012 Detroit auto show. Deborah Gembara reports.
University of Georgia Fall Commencement Address
Address to the Fall Semester Commencement at the University of Georgia by James H. Shepherd Jr., chairman of the Shepherd Center in Atlanta.
"Attack" by Siegfried Sassoon (poetry reading)
AT dawn the ridge emerges massed and dun In the wild purple of the glow'ring sun, Smouldering through spouts of drifting smoke that shroud The menacing scarred slope; and, one by one, Tanks creep and topple forward to the wire. The barrage roars and lifts. Then, clumsily bowed With bombs and guns and shovels and battle-gear, Men jostle and climb to meet the bristling fire. Lines of grey, muttering faces, masked with fear, They leave their trenches, going over the top, While time tick
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Good leaders inspire
If we are all born with leadership potential, how do some people develop this into an ability to inspire others to follow?
Health and Safety
Stocks rally; oil below $100
Jan. 12 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street posts gain as oil drop below $100 offsets retail, jobless concerns; Target launches boutique shops within stores; US Air, others consider American Airlines purchase, sources say. Conway G. Gittens reports.
The Music Teacher
SOPA and PIPA
During this eleven-minute video clip, Sal Khan discusses what SOPA and PIPA are at face value and what they could end up enabling.
Invertible Square Matrix - Problem 2 of 2
This video is a continuation and presents another example that demonstrates how to use determinants to find out if a square matrix is invertible. (1:44)