Cold Water Trails from Hurricanes Fabian and Isabel (WMS)
This visualization shows the cold water trails left first by Hurricanes Fabian and then by Hurricane Isabel in the Atlantic Ocean from August 27, 2003 through September 23, 2003. The colors on the ocean represent the sea surface temperatures, and satellite images of the hurricane clouds are laid over the temperatures to clearly show the hurricane positions. Orange and red depict regions that are 82 degrees F and higher, where the ocean is warm enough for hurricanes to form. Hurricane winds are s
Henry David Thoreau - At Walden Pond
This 3:44 video is an interview with a teacher about how Walden lived and what he wrote. Between 1845 and 1847, Henry David Thoreau decided to spend two years in a small cabin - located in the woods in Concord, Massachusetts, near Walden Pond - to see what it would be like to withdraw from the constant demands and "busyness" of daily life.
As he writes in Walden:
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I c
Finding Common Denominators
In this 5-minute video, Sal Khan shows the viewer how to find the least common denominator with the fractions 2/8 and 5/6. Mr. Khan, of Khan Academy, uses computer software for demonstration. (04:49)
Plagiarism: Real Life Examples (Part 2 of 3)
Developed by the Paul Robeson Library. This video was created at Rutgers University. This segment uses a 'paper' called 'Green Eggs and Hamlet.' The paper's author reads it ti figure out what change or not change. (02:26)
COMP1400 Week 1, Lecture 1
COMP1400 Week 1, Lecture 1
"Special Topics at Edgerton Center: D-Lab Health: Medical Technologies for the Developing World, Spr
" D-Lab Health provides multi-disciplinary approach to global health technology design via guest lectures and a major project based on fieldwork. We will explore the current state of global health challenges and learn how design medical technologies that address those problems. Students may travel to Nicaragua during spring break and work with health professionals, using medical technology design kits to gain field experience for their device challenge. As a final class deliverable, you will cre
Richard the Lionheart - Absent King
This ten minute video clip is a recreation of part of the life of RIchard I, son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, who reigned in Britain between 1188-1198. Most of that time he was out of the country, fighting battles and wars. He earned his nickname - Richard the Lionheart - during the Third Crusade. Initially accustomed to sieges, not battles, Richard surprised Saladin - conqueror of Jerusalem - when he decided to engage in actual warfare. Throughout history, Richar
Ho, ho, ho, it's Christmas in Denmark
July 20 - The Santa Summer Congress kicks off in Copenhagen. Tara Cleary reports.
Car explodes in Yemen, kills British shipping surveyor
July 20 - Yemen is investigating a car bombing that killed a British shipping surveyor, after he returned from inspecting a tanker that had been attacked by pirates. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Motivation for career progression in older UK managers
Dianne Bown-Wilson is looking at how motivation for career progression changes over the career span and what motivates older managers. With the recent abolishment of the default retirement age in the UK, employers need to engage with their older workers in order to encourage optimum performance. Profile: http://bit.ly/pHjsM6
A total solution
The Cambridge Service Alliance (CSA) digs down to find out what's happening in the 'Servitisation of Manufacturing'! Professor Andy Neely, Director of the CSA and Fellow of Cambridge Judge Business School, looks at the trends of the future that will bring about business success and the strategic, economic and environmental influences.
Rock Drums: Odd Time and Double Bass Examples
Take a sneak peak inside Rod Morgenstein's online course, Rock Drums, from Berkleemusic. Learn More About Rock Drums: http://www.berkleemusic.com/school/course?course_item_id=21848140&pid=3703
Acids and Bases: Cabbage Juice Indicator
The substances that chemists collectively call acids and bases come in many different forms. Despite this variety, all acids tend to react with other substances in much the same way. Reactions involving bases also share many common characteristics with one another. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, cast members demonstrate how to use cabbage juice to determine whether a solution is acidic or basic. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:30.
Testing crucial during Olympic countdown: Coe
Meticulous testing of venues and infrastructure is critical for a successful London Olympics, according to the organising committee chairman, Sebastian Coe.