Wangechi Mutu My Dirty Little Heaven
November 18, 2010 Wangechi Mutu My Dirty Little Heaven Kenyan born and New York-based collagist and painter Wangechi Mutu creates work that critiques gender, culture and mass media imagery. Exploring the female body as a site of engagement and provocation, Mutu‚Äôs work is frequently populated by hybrid figures that possess an almost abject beauty. The artist samples imagery from disparate sources ‚Äì medical diagrams, fashion magazines, anthropology and botany texts, pornography, and t
Luis Chomiak Influencing Train Design
December 2, 2010 Luis Chomiak Influencing Train Design International Transportation Design Consultant and Industrial Design Engineer Luis Chomiak has experience in all types of product design, rail vehicles and other forms of public and personal transportation. Recent projects include the China Zefiro VHS (Very High Speed) Train and Metro Singapore. His presentation discusses the complex issues that influence modern rail vehicle design, including service requirements, environmental conditions,
Natasha Tsakos Up Wake
December 9, 2010 Natasha Tsakos Up Wake Playwright and performer Natasha Tsakos creates theater where sound, computer-generated images and the performer address questions of the human soul. She has performed with Circ X and the Big Apple Circus, and writes, teaches and performs her own work worldwide. She is also the author of several plays, collections of poetry and the cartoon The Eskimans. Tsakos‚Äô presentation features her Live 3D animated show UP WAKE, and the use of new technologies
This two minute video is part of the Engineering Disasters series. The video clearly shows the disaster and what was ignored to create this disaster.In this video from Modern Marvels, we learn about the Challenger disaster. The Challenger spaceship was launched on January 28, 1986. The temperature was only 36 degrees and for safety reasons you aren't supposed to launch until it is 56 degrees. The teacher should have information about those on the shuttle, including the first teacher to fly on a
Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Health Care Reform -- Part 5
Question and Answer Session "Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Health Care Reform" A panel discussion by top health care leaders on the implications of health care reform and the emerging opportunities for entrepreneurs, put on by Northeastern University, Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the Health Sciences Entrepreneurs in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship week. More information about the Health Sciences Entrepreneurs at http://www.northeastern.edu/alumni/healthsciences
Layers of the Atmosphere - Middle School Podcast
This middle school podcast describes the atmosphere as a shell of gas around the Earth. The video focuses on the multiple layers, temperature, and composition of the air. Video is cut short, but contest is very good. Run time 02:46.
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What Health Care Reform Means for Health Care (David M. Cutler)
The USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics hosted a conference Oct. 22, 2010, titled, "Health Reform and the Economy: Are They Good for Each Other?" Conference panels examined critical reform issues related to reducing costs, improving quality, ensuring innovation and changing health care delivery. The assembly of renowned speakers from government, academia and industry presented different views -- some were concerned that health reform will not control costs, while others believed
La finalidad de esta asignatura es transmitir los fundamentos básicos del proyecto y la construcción de estructuras de acero. La formación recibida en el curso permite proyectar y construir estructuras metálicas de perfiles laminados. La asignatura aporta, por tanto, parte de la formación necesaria para que el futuro titulado pueda desarrollar adecuadamente las atribuciones profesionales relacionadas con el comportamiento de las estructuras metálicas y con su capacidad para concebir, proye
A children oriented video with lots of facts about pengins. The two girls doing the interview might give students an idea on what they could do for a project.
Learn about the Sun ...with Poetry!
http://www.the-school.org/ Little films for a big planet. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Twinkle twinkle, little star, 93 million miles far. Giver of light, supporter of life, energy, climate and season device. The sun is a star, we're glad it is here, as our life support, for 5 billion years. This star is among the brightest in space, though close, many questions about it remain. With violet ,orange, and reddish of hues, our home solar system pivots on you.
The History of Dance
The History of Dance with emphasis on ballet. This is well done and the two minute video covers a great many people who contributed to the dance. Students need a word wall as there are a great many names mentioned that need more detail. 02:26 run time.
IPL: Measuring Law's Impact - The Future of Socio-Legal Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand
Professor Kim Economides, Director of the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre, Faculty of Law, Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on September 22, 2010.
University of the Arts London
University of the Arts London