Helpful Hints for Field Sketching
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers insight into the task of field sketching. After discussing the difference between seeing and observing, the article offers tips designed to help make students better at observational rendering. The six hints discussed are proportions, perspective, volume, simplifying, practicing a lot, and having fun.
Summary and Collaboration Contest results Knight Foundation's Michael Maness emcees an audience discussion about the 2011 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, and we announce the winners of the conference's collaboration contest, where attendees can work together to win small pots of funding for civic media projects pitched at the conference. This year's collaboration contest-winning projects include:
Knight Foundation's Michael Maness emcees an audience discussion about the 2011 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, and we announce the winners of the conference's collaboration contest, where attendees can work together to win small pots of funding for civic media projects pitched at the conference. This year's collaboration contest-winning projects include:
Jacquin Niles, Professor of Biological Engineering, with a main focus on Malaria research presents his work. Malaria, an asexual parasite infecting disease usually transferred by insects and animals, contributes a high mortality rate in Africa and South Asia especially within children. Based on this disease, Niles work gives precedence to finding out how Malaria works using RNA aptamers, equalized heme, and cellular networks.
Global Surface Reflectance (MODIS)
Global Surface Reflectance (MODIS), the first composite of the MODIS dataset.
Active Matter, III
By: icamvid Active Matter, III by M. Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation quiz1
Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 5 - Agribusiness Management for Farmer Organisations.
This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson provides guidance of how to transform a farm into a firm. Hindering and enabling factors are expected to be explored in the lesson and strategies for overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities.
Social Factors in Health and Disease Fall 2007
Social Factors in Health and Disease (Guest: L. Syme). From Public Health 250A: Epidemiologic Methods I - Fall 2007. Principles and methods of epidemiology: study design, selection, and definition of cases and controls; sampling, data collection, analysis, and inference. Discussion session provides an opportunity to apply methods to problem sets and to discuss issues presented in lectures.
Gotta Keep Reading Video by Ocoee Middle School-Motivate Students to READ!!
Ocoee Middle School produced a video called Gotta Keep Reading to the tune of the Black Eyed Peas song. What a wonderful way to unite a school and to promote literacy. This is a great resource to help motivate students to open a book. (5:08)
Snow Covers the Southeastern United States - January 4, 2002
Activity all across the southeastern United States is disrupted by a heavy snowstorm.
Thousands rally to support Saleh
July 15 - Thousands of women rally in Yemeni capital to support health of recovering president. Julie Noce reports.
Preston Scott Cohen -- Architecture Lecture Series
February 25th | Timken Lecture Hall Michael Weinstock is director of research and development, and director of emergent technologies and design in the Graduate School of the Architectural Association, London, which won the 2008 ACADIA Award of Excellence for Innovative Academic Programs. Born in Germany, Weinstock lived as a child in the Far East and West Africa, then ran away to sea at age 17. He spent years on traditional wooden sailing ships and learned shipyard and shipbuilding skills. Wei
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Reflexes - Deep Tendon Reflexes
Testing deep tendon reflexes is an important part of the newborn neurological exam. They can be technically difficult to do. The first thing is to use a reflex hammer, not a finger or a stethoscope. Ideally, the baby is in a quiet alert state with the head in the midline. The head turned to one side can reinforce the tone and reflexes on that side. I usually start with the knee jerk because is the easiest to obtain. Take control of the leg with the hand under the knee and the leg at about a 90 d
Sir Paul Awakens Final Shuttle Crew
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/qle5d0 Paul McCartney and Beatles favorite "Good Day Sunshine" greet the Atlantis crew of Chris Ferguson, Doug Hurley, Sandy Magnus and Rex Walheim first thing on Flight Day 8. Sir Paul and the Beatles' music have awakened a dozen past shuttle crews. "Good Day Sunshine" was played for two Discovery crews of STS-121 and STS-128. On learning the popular Beatles song was used to rouse the shuttle crew of STS-121, McCartney treated the
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes
Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: Colossus of Rhodes
A Moment in Time is a brief, exciting and compelling journey into the
past. Created to excite and enlighten the public about the past, its
relevance to the present and its impact on the future, A Moment In Time
is a captivating historical narrative that is currently broadcast
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Michael Stipe Wake Up Song and Greeting
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/pv4Avr The four astronauts of the final space shuttle mission are greeted by R.E.M. front man Michael Stipe and the group's hit, "Man on the Moon" to begin Flight Day 7. On recording this song for the Atlantis' last crew Stipe said, "I recorded 'Man on The Moon' for NASA in Venice, Italy, where Galileo first presented to the Venetian government his eight-power telescope, and in 1610 wrote 'The Starry Messenger' (Sidereus Nuncius), a
The STS-135 Crew Participates in Interviews
The STS-135 crew members talk with representatives of WBNG-TV and WICZ-TV in Binghamton, N.Y., near Pilot Doug Hurley's home town of Apalachin, and KGO-TV of San Francisco. Mission Specialist Rex Walheim is from nearby San Carlos.
STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 7
A video recap of flight day 7 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station.