Common Lionfish--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Common Lionfish swimming in its ocean habitat. A striking, boldly-patterned fish, the common lionfish (Pterois volitans) has distinctive bands of red and white stripes and conspicuous, elongated, fan-like fins. The red and white stripes are intermingled with varying reddish, golden brown and black-brown bars or stripes, alternating against a pale yellowish-white background. This is a great resource to help build background kn
In Search of Cyrus The Great: Babylon
This 11:32 video is the dramatic story of the take over of of Babylon and its reaction to his victory over them. This is an excellent overview of the Founder of the Persian Empire.
Big Belly Seahorse--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Big Belly Seahorse. The big-belly seahorse is one of the largest of all seahorses, growing up to 35 cm in length. Like other seahorses, the head is held at right angles to the body, the eyes can move independently of each other, and the tail is prehensile. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Virtual skull helps plan face transplants
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/4d-virtual-skull-makes-face-transplants-more-accurate.html
Mixcade Madness at the President's Conference Series
http://concordia.ca/now Members of Concordia's research centre in Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG), Lab Six and a half, and the Mount Royal Game Society recently transformed the atrium of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual ArtsIntegrated Complex into a gamer's paradise. The event, entitled Mixcade, was a showcase for innovative local and international video games, held as part of the President's Conference Series.
Student Report on the Re-Discover Concordia Fair
http://concordia.ca/now Student blogger David Adelman recently attended the Re-Discover Concordia Fair, which brought together over 25 university offices that offer support services for students. The fair is a chance for students to learn about resources that can help them achieve their personal, academic, and career-related goals.
USC NAI Theater Workshop Presents - A Christmas Carol
During the 2011 holiday season, student-artists of the USC Neighborhood Academic Initiative (NAI) Theater Workshop produced a steampunk adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
The 2012 CIA Leadership Awards - Pioneers of American Cuisine
The CIA's Annual Leadership Awards—the Augies—are fast becoming one of the biggest events on the culinary scene. Chefs from around the world will be gathering on Thursday, March 29, 2012 to join The Culinary Institute of America as it honorss the Pioneers of American Cuisine—Dean Fearing, Larry Forgione, Wolfgang Puck, Paul Prudhomme, and Jasper White. Don't miss the chance to rub elbows with chefs like Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Charlie Palmer and enjoy a meal prepared by Bryan
Gossip and Rumors PSA 2012
Corporate Opportunities in Urban Mobility Conversation with Ryan Chin
Conversation with Ryan Chin
A Future in Medicine: Soft Materials Immunology
Dr. Barbara Osborne, UMass Amherst describes Soft Materials Immunology, a new area of life sciences that holds great promise for developing new ways to treat and prevent disease.
Lunch Poems - giovanni singleton
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ This reading celebrates the publication of ascension (Counterpath Press), the first book of poems by giovanni singleton, coordinator of Lunch Poems. She has recently been selected by the Poetry Society of America for its biennial New American Poets series. singleton is a recipient of a New Langton Bay Area Award Show for Literature and has been a fellow at Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Cave Canem: A Workshop for African-American Poets, and the Napa Valley Wri
Skills for Learning at Leeds Metropolitan University
Find out more about how the Skills for Learning website and programme of workshops can help you boost your study skills. Visit the Skills for Learning website for more information: http://skillsforlearning.leedsmet.ac.uk/
The Student's Guide to Moodle: Episode 6
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