Up Close with a Zapotec Urn
This article is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn more about the Zapotec people of ancient Mexico.
Some Dinosaur Groups Diminishing Before Mass Extinction: Live Chat with Museum Scientists
On May 10, the American Museum of Natural History and Wired Science hosted a live webcast discussion about new research on dinosaur extinction. The study shows that some dinosaur groups were already on the decline around the time an asteroid hit at the end of the Cretaceous. Brandon Keim, an associate editor at Wired Science, moderated the discussion with two of the paper's co-authors: Mark Norell, chair of the Museum's Division of Paleontology, and Steve Brusatte, a Columbia University graduat
Breakingviews: Italy's amazing financial engineering
May 23 - To avoid spooking markets Italy is attempting an amazing feat of financial engineering, and the Eurovision song contest has a clear message for euro governments say Breakingviews.
The Making of the Modern Marine Corps
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674058279 The Marine Corps has always considered itself a breed apart. Since 1775 America's smallest armed service has been suspicious of outsiders and deeply loyal to its traditions. Undying faith in its exceptionalism made the Marines one of the sharpest, swiftest tools of American military power, but developing this brand did not come without costs. Aaron B. O'Connell, Assistant Professor of History at the United States Naval Academy and a lieut
Managing confrontation in multicultural teams
Conflict and debate are considered essential to better decision making in some cultures, while in others, it’s downright rude. How do you bridge the cultural divide?
Studie van het chemisch evenwicht : Practicum In dit practicum toon je aan dat bij een (omkeerbare) reactie in evenwicht, zowel de reagentia als de reactieproducten aanwezig zijn. De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
In dit practicum toon je aan dat bij een (omkeerbare) reactie in evenwicht, zowel de reagentia als de reactieproducten aanwezig zijn.
De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:
Georgia Tech Student Profiles - 2012
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Technology Inventions Over Time (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn how technology in the home has changed through the years. Scroll through a timeline from 1900 to 2010 to explore technological innovations in the home (such as phonographs, telephones, refrigerators, radios, televisions, and computers), and read about how they were developed and adapted and how they changed the way people live.
LBJ on Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
On April 4, 1968, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed by a sniper while standing outside his hotel room in Memphis. After attending a memorial service the next day, President Lyndon B. Johnson speaks to the nation about the tragedy in a broadcast from the White House. (1:41)
Los Mayas - parte 1 de 2
Documental didáctico perteneciente a la colección Exploradores de la Historia. Un buen video para los niños. Este documental ofrece una visión general de los Mayas y tiene dibujos agradables. (7:33)
La Roma Imperial - parte 1 de 2
Documental didáctico perteneciente a la colección Exploradores de la Historia. Un buen video para los niños. Este documental ofrece una visión general de la Roma Imperial y tiene dibujos agradables. (8:01)
This 13 minute video explains how a virus that killed up to 50 million people started and its effect on the world in 1918. It also shows
how scientists are trying to prevent more pandemics.
Breakingviews: China should think twice before spending
May 24 - With employment ticking along and domestic consumption only in need of a small boost, China should respond to its current slowdown with reforms and not stimulus, says Reuters Breakingviews' Wei Gu.
Ecrie chine en chinois
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Harvard Class Day 2012 || Harvard University Commencement 2012
Harvard University's Class Day Ceremony from Tercentenary Theater in Harvard Yard on May 25, 2011. Speakers featured were Andy Samberg and Rep. Barney Frank.
If the sponge is an animal, then it must eat to survive. How does it feed itself when it has no obvious mouth? Find out by watching this video. (05:23)
This 20 minute video takes the form of a lecture and slide presentation about cell structures and how they relate to muscles. It is best for advanced students. Could be used in physical education classes as well as it explains the different types of ways muscles react to stimulus. Some key vocabulary words include: organelles, mitochondria, lysozymes, vacuoles, enzymes, DNA, ribosome, lactate, anaerobic metabolism, ATP, and cytochrome. (20:32)