Joanne Bernardi: Film Preservation
Joanne Bernardi on the value of film preservation.
John Covach: Are Tribute Bands Rock Music's Future?
Professor John Covach explains how tribute bands play an important role in preserving rock's musical legacy. Covach is the author of the widely used textbook What's That Sound? An Introduction to Rock and Its History and chair of the music department at the University of Rochester. He is often quoted in the press on history of rock and roll, popular music and The Beatles.
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art: New Sign
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art commits to excellence in visual arts education, fosters aesthetic, critical and ethical thinking as a bridge to the future and nurtures interest in 20th century art history by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the art of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida
This lesson will allow students to explore an important role of environmental engineers: cleaning the environment. Students will learn details about the Exxon Valdez oil spill, which was one of the most publicized and studied environmental tragedies in history. In the accompanying activity, they will try many “engineered” strategies to clean up their own manufactured oil spill and learn the difficulties of dealing with oil released into our waters.
Stretching a polyethylene strip upon heating
A strip of UHMW PE is heated and gradually stretched over 180 °C (the melting temperature of PE), the polymer chains coil up again causing the film to shrink. Again heating to 120-136 °C an attempt will be made to stretch it. (Related topic: polymers)
Circus in America: 1793-1940
This archive traces the history of the American circus since 1793, when British equestrian John Rickets presented the first circus in America. Learn about the acts, animals, people, music, and marketing of circuses -- and the impact of the circus on popular culture in America. Get an in depth look at six major circuses, including P.T. Barnum and the Ringling Brothers. A timeline and video clips are provided. The site contains artifacts from private collections, museums, archives, brought togethe
The restless Universe
The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
Peter McDonald on Censorship in South Africa
Peter McDonald talks with Oliver Lewis about censorship, its philosophical basis and general history within Apartheid South Africa
19 - Paradise XV, XVI, XVII
This lecture focuses on the cantos of Cacciaguida (Paradiso 15-17). The pilgrim's encounter with his great-great grandfather brings to the fore the relationship between history, self and exile. Through his ancestor's mythology of their native Florence, Dante is shown to move from one historiographic mode to another, from the grandeur of epic to the localism of medieval chronicles. Underlying both is the understanding of history in terms of genealogy reinforced and reproved by Dante's mythic r
Histology, areolar connective tissue film (rat) x40, (direct/above view)
Histology, areolar connective tissue film (rat) x40, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Histology, areolar connective tissue film (rat) x10, (direct/above view)
Histology, areolar connective tissue film (rat) x10, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Pyramid or triangle? Church, government and local Catholic communities in Fujian in the Qing Dynasty
Dr Xiaoxin Wu delivers the first Martin D'Arcy Memorial Lecture on the history of Christianity in China with a look at the early Christian communities in China during the Qing Dynasty
Virtual Educational Resource for the Biosciences (VERB) - Eutherians
VERB is an online animal diversity resource designed to accompany undergraduate degrees in the Biosciences. In this package, entitled VERB Eutherians, the groups discussed are the living placental mammals. Contained are a series of web pages outlining the diversity of the eutherians from an evolutionary perspective. The topics of focus are phylogeny (evolutionary history) and functional anatomy, but subjects as wide as genetics, ecology, physiology, and developmental biology are discussed where
Technology Matters - making choices about the tools we use.
Why does technology matter? How often do we thing about the implications of our choices of one tool over another? What were the decisions that brought us to our current technological world? In his new book Technology Matters, Professor David Nye of Warwick's School of Comparative American Studies poses a series of questions challenging us to think a little deeper about the tools and technology surrounding us. From the use (or non-use) of the wheel in North Africa to IMAX theatres at the Grand
Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 1 - 'Biblical Traditions of Liberation': Introducing Deliverance Polit
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality, which focused on momentus change across history. The new television series developed this theme further, with input from numerous other experts at the Uni
Foster children's development
Here you will learn about the history of Children's Services, the developmental stages of children, and how you can plan appropriate experiences for the children you care for.
History and its impact on health
This learning object addresses the competency required to work in the context of Aboriginal history, taking into account the national/local history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a factor in working with these people.
Social, political, economical and environmental impacts on health
This learning object addresses the competency required to work in the context of Aboriginal history, considering the impact of social, political, economic and environmental factors on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Taoism in History
This part of the interview to Dr Adler shows his complete reference to Taoism in history. He refers to historical periods and also to present times