How to amaze your friends - Chris Budd
Professor Chris Budd from the University of Bath takes mathematics into the dark territory of murder, suicide, love, sex and conquest.
The Evaluation and Management of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency
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Learning Part I
The gingko tree produces leaves that are flat. They resemble small lily pads in some ways because of the roundness of the leaf and the notch at the end of the leaf opposite the stem.
Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
SAT Prep: Test 6, Section 3, Part 2
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 5- part of 7 starting on page 717.
Sioux - Native American Indians ancient warriors
A 25 minute video about the Sioux and how they lived. The history includes the importance of the wolves, their enemies, the Crow, and the importance of the horse. Excellent.
Article :: Recomposing Picture Elements with Content-Aware Move and Content-Aware Patch in Adobe Pho
This tutorial provides two examples of how these new Content-Aware additions in Photoshop CS6 can help you to recompose or remove elements in your pictures that are slightly out of place, or that are not as easily removed by other methods.
Cell Membrane: Just Passing Through (Interactive)
There may be a dozen different types of materials passing through the membrane of a cell at any one time. The job of the membrane is to regulate this movement in order to maintain the proper balance of ions, water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, and other molecules. This interactive feature illustrates the movement of some of these materials and describes the structures that make it possible.
David Shannon Interview - (No, David!)
David Shannon says as a child he always read books and drew pictures to go along with them. When he does a book, he says it is like directing a movie, he makes everything in the pictures reinforce the story in some way, such as color, mood, and tone of the story. The story "No, David!" was a story he wrote when he was younger, his mom had kept the book. He tried to change it by putting in more words, but it didn't work. The book reflects the many ways adults say no. Author's head talking. (6:5
National Geographic - Josie Underwood's Civil War Diary
A young Southern belle chronicles the times when Union and Confederate troops invaded her home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (02:50)
Analyzing an Ecosystem (Interactive)
What are ecological systems, and what types of organisms live in these environments? This interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta identifies the living and nonliving components of an animated ecosystem. Users are also invited to look at examples of mimicry, and identify which living things are producers and which are consumers. To help users complete the activity, key terms, including biotic and abiotic components, are defined.
First Images of Battle of Midway
The victory at Midway was the turning point of World War II. The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle, widely regarded as the most important one of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. In this video clip, view images from this crucial battle. (1:23)
The Dizzy Gillespie United Nation Orchestra
1:28 Excellent stage show listening to all the music played. Hear that big band sound.
Needs vs Wants
A video to help you understand the difference between your NEEDS and WANTS. (01:53)
Becoming Barack Obama
In this video clip, take a closer look at the events of Barack Obama's childhood and youth that influenced and shaped him into the person he is today. (5:49)
Inside a DVD Player
This is an amateur video showing the inside of a DVD player. No narration or explanation is provided. (01:48)
Inside a DVD Player - the laser mechanism
Filmed from three different perspectives, each in both visible and infrared light. No narration. (01:19)