Why Are Scientists Most Like Children?
Children are naturally curious about the world around them. They
experiment, explore, and discover without even thinking about it. Nobel
Prize winning physicist William Phillips reaches out to the children of
today as the scientists of tomorrow. (01:12)
Metal Toxicology Expert Part 8: Effects of High Levels of Chromium
In this video, renowned metal toxicology expert, Dr. Michael McCabe, explains the potential long term health consequences from high chromium blood levels. Chromium-3 is very closely realted to a carcinogen, and in high amounts, it can cause cancer in the body. The element can cause the immune system to inflame, and in turn, it can damage the body. The inflammation in the body caused by this element can lead to cancer. This five-minute video is for older students and could be used as a good
UMMC Physician Profile: Anna B. Fishbein, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Anna B. Fishbein, M.D., assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and an allergy and immunology attending at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Fishbein's special interests include, food allergy, asthma research, and allergic rhinitis. Watch this video to learn more about her practice at UMMC. Related Links: University of Maryland Children's Hospital http://www.umm.edu/pediatrics/ Division of Pediatr
Visualizing Political Struggle in the Middle East [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lina Khatib | Marking the publication of Lina Khatib's latest book Image Politics in the Middle East: The Role of the Visual in Political Struggle, this lecture focuses on the evolution of political expression and activism in the Middle East over the past decade, highlighting the visual dimension of power struggles between citizens and leaders in Arab countries undergoing transition.Lina Khatib is the co-founding head of the Program on Arab Reform and Democracy at Stanford University
Great cybersafety site from the FBI for Teachers & Students
With school back in session, one topic that’s on many class curriculums around the nation is cyber safety. After all, it’s a hyper-connected world—with texting, social networking, e-mail, online gaming, chat, music downloading, web surfing, and other forms of wired
Tracking Design Development through Decomposing Sketching Processes
We conducted a protocol study of the architectural sketching process. We decompose the process into process flows to explore the extent to which it expresses concept development in schematic and refined design phases. We track the development of design concepts in these phases by following the process flows of individual sketched strokes. We argue that each stroke drawn by the designer reveals a probability of an embedded concept, and that this concept is either promoted and propagated throughou
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
Bouwsels : Teken het juiste grondplan Leerlingen zien een bouwsel en moeten er het juiste grondplan bij tekenen. Vooraf krijgen ze drie voorbeeldoefeningen. Bij dit werkblad vind je ook een correctiesleutel.
Leerlingen zien een bouwsel en moeten er het juiste grondplan bij tekenen. Vooraf krijgen ze drie voorbeeldoefeningen.
Bij dit werkblad vind je ook een correctiesleutel.
Depth, Destiny: Dickinson - Alum
Dickinsonians know the power of the Dickinson experience. They also know they play a role in providing that experience to today's students. To fuel the future by making your gift to the college today, visit http://my.dickinson.edu/gift.
2012 Labor and Employment Panel and Reception
Employee Privacy and Communication in the Workplace December 6, 2012 Moderator: Mark Irvings '75 Panelists: Evan Fray-Witzer '93, James Shaw '07, Maia Spilman '96, Elizabeth Vorro '91
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Animation from COFA student Jessica McGregor. Winner of best 3D CGI animation at the 2012 COFA Annual Awards.
Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
Lesson 09 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 9 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to ask people how they're feeling and to answer the question yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Fauna and flora in illustrations : natural history of the Edo era
Fauna and Flora in Illustrations : Natural History of the Edo Era is an online exhibition from the National Diet Library of Japan, accessible only in Japanese. The site is divided into four broad sections: an introduction to the materials in the exhibition; the development of natural history publications; the evolution of uniquely Japanese horticulture; and rare birds, strange animals and curious fish. Each section has enlargeable thumbnails of illustrations embedded in explanatory text. The int
Boeing prepares for happier landings
Dec. 18 - With one of the busiest holiday travel seasons of the year about to begin, air traffic control procedures are set to receive a 21st century face lift. Aircraft industry giant Boeing is in the final stages of testing out a new system that gives airplanes tailor-made landing paths, a technology they say will decrease airlines delays and cut harmful fuel emissions significantly. Jane Ross reports.
Trading at Noon: Gunmakers feeling the pressure
Dec. 18 - Gunmaker shares plunge in the wake of the Newtown school shootings and Cerberus Capital says it will sell gunmaker Freedom Group.
Careers - Presenting your Study Abroad experiences
Watch this screencast for tips on presenting your study abroad experiences (a term, a semester or longer) to potential employers. Includes practical examples of tailoring your experiences to job vacancies on application forms and in interviews.
Ants aquaplaning on a pitcher plant
A Venezuelan pitcher plant uses wettable hairs to make insects slip into its deadly traps. An insect-trapping pitcher plant in Venezuela uses its downward pointing hairs to create a 'water slide' on which insects slip to their death, new research reveals. Hairs on plants, called trichomes, are typically used to repel water. However, the Cambridge researchers observed that the hairs on the inside of Heliamphora nutans pitcher plants were highly wettable, prompting them to test whether this phen