Media and Communication Ribbon Cutting
Texas Tech University held their ribbon cutting for the newly renovated Media and Communication Building, formerly the Business Administration Building. Join us for a tour of the facility and the ribbon cutting that officially opened the building.
Effect of Initial Value on Graph of Exponential Function (C>0)
This classroom activity presents College Algebra students with a ConcepTest and a Question of the Day activity concerning the effect of the initial value, C, on the y-intercept and position of an exponential function where C>0 and k is an arbitrarily fixed value in f(x)=Ce^(kx).
History Rewind: The Royal Wedding 1981
In this History Rewind Breaking News video clip, British Movietone covers one of the most famous weddings in history: the marriage of Prince Charles of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. (3:20)
Marilyn Monroe on Fame
In this video clip, born Norma Jean Mortenson in 1926, Marilyn Monroe is interviewed about the effects of stardom on her life. (0:59)
"First Look" Event Previews Kent State Transformation
Kent State University faculty, staff, students and alumni attend "First Look," an event that offered the university community the opportunity to experience firsthand, the transformation of Kent State and the Northeast Ohio region.
SchoolHouse Rock Grammar Rock - Unpack Your Adjectives
Schoolhouse Rock's "Unpack Your Adjectives" is a great introduction to adjectives! (03:02)
This Day in History February 10: Kasparov loses chess game to computer
On this day in 1996, after three hours, world chess champion Gary Kasparov loses the first game of a six-game match against Deep Blue, an IBM computer capable of evaluating 200 million moves per second. Man was ultimately victorious over machine, however, as Kasparov bested Deep Blue in the match with three wins and two ties and took home the $400,000 prize. (1:00)
This Day in History February 9: Satchel Paige nominated to Baseball Hall of Fame
On this day in 1971, pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige becomes the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In August of that year, Paige, a pitching legend known for his fastball, showmanship and the longevity of his playing career, which spanned five decades, was inducted. Joe DiMaggio once called Paige "the best and fastest pitcher I've ever faced." (1:00)
Shorting Stock 2 - Khan Academy
Sal Khan offers more information on the mechanics of shorting stock. (08:43)
Article :: UI Design with Adobe Illustrator CS6, Part 1: Flipping Wireframes
Adobe Illustrator makes it easy to create wireframes and then seamlessly flip them to final art. Rick Moore, author of UI Design with Adobe Illustrator, demonstrates how to use Illustrator's symbols, graphic and character styles, and the Find Font tool to turn a sample user interface wireframe into a presentation-ready design.
Microsoft Student Partner 2012-13
This video is regarding MSP (Microsoft Student Partner) program conducted by Microsoft World wide every year. The speaker highlights some of the key features of Windows 8. There are no visuals and the host speaks very fast. This would be an okay video to learn about the Windows 8 operating system. (2:53)
3XSQ: Apple boosted by billion dollar Samsung verdict
Aug 27 - Apple shares opened 2.5 percent higher after winning its patent battle with Samsung while Samsung sputtered, losing $12 billion in market value.
2011 President's Annual Address
The UW's new President faces students and the community in his first town-hall address of the year, touching imporant issues like the internal Provost search, new funding opportunities and highlighting the UW's recent accomplishments.
Chinese Cartoon Mr Rabbit
Chinese Cartoon Mr Rabbit.
An Electrostatics Puzzler
An interactive lecture demonstration intended to help students use physics reasoning to predict the outcome of a puzzling electrostatics demonstration.
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
3.7.1 Summary of Sections 3.4 to 3.7 Hair cells are found in the organ of Corti and run the length of the basilar membrane. They transform mechanical energy into neural signals. When the basilar membrane vibrates in response to sound, hair cells located at the site of maximal vibration on the basilar membrane are stimulated. This means that the mechanical properties of the membrane allow the auditory system to distinguish one frequency from another by the location on the membrane that is maximally excited by a particular f
Hair cells are found in the organ of Corti and run the length of the basilar membrane. They transform mechanical energy into neural signals.
When the basilar membrane vibrates in response to sound, hair cells located at the site of maximal vibration on the basilar membrane are stimulated. This means that the mechanical properties of the membrane allow the auditory system to distinguish one frequency from another by the location on the membrane that is maximally excited by a particular f
Vocabulary Lesson: My Body
This is a cute vocabulary lesson/circle time that makes real life connections with the new vocabulary. The teacher uses a parrot puppet to keep the kids engaged with her questioning and uses pictures of the new vocabulary words being taught. Although this is a pre-school lesson, many ideas can be translated into the kindergarten classroom. (04:33)
Snowy Owl in Rhode Island
Here is a snippet of snowy owl footage from our visit to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge.
Advice for Freshmen
Current students offer advice to incoming freshmen for a successful and fun UMN experience!