A Family Disease
This video segment from NOVA: "Cracking the Code of Life" explores the challenges and questions faced by women who have a strong family history of breast cancer, and who now have the option of being genetically tested for a disease that has no cure. Grades 9-12.
National Science Week Posters
The Science Faculty Marketing Committee has for the last 4 years designed and produced posters to stimulate an interest in and curiosity about Science among primary school learners The posters are designed and created by scientists from the 13 departments in the Faculty of Science and the production and printing of the posters is funded by a Grant from SAASTA South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement The aim of the bright interactive posters is to create a resource for teachers
12.007 Geobiology (MIT)
The interactive Earth system: biology in geologic, environmental and climate change throughout Earth history. Since life began it has continually shaped and re-shaped the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere and the solid earth. Subject introduces the concept of "life as a geological agent" and examines the interaction between biology and the earth system during the roughly 4 billion years since life first appeared. Topics include the origin of the solar system and the early Earth atmosphere; the
Leaping Beauty- 1960's Version, Fractured Fairy Tales
Animated Video- The original fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is changed to the new tale of Leaping Beauty. Beauty steps on a witch's toe, and the witch changes her into a bore who talkes everyone to sleep. Having bored everyone in her village with all of her talking, she is banished to the forest with the wild boars. Her spell is finally broken when her prince, in the forest hunting wild boars, accidentally kisses her! Everyone lives happily ever after, except the witch. Narrated by E
One Falls for Each of Us: The Prototyping of Tragedy
Brenda Brathwaite delivers her talk at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Incorporating 20,000 wooden figurines, incense and dozens of leather hides, Brenda Brathwaite's latest game is One Falls for Each of Us. Currently in development, it is the fourth game in the Mechanic is the Me
Keynote Panel Discussion: John Romero, Christiane Paul, Harvey Smith, Richard Lemarchand
Keynote Panel Discussion at the Art History of Games Symposium on February 6, 2010 in the High Museum of Art's Rich Auditorium on the campus of the Woodruff Arts Center, in midtown Atlanta. The discussion was moderated by Ian Bogost. The symposium was presented by Georgia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design. Materials hosted by SMARTech, Georgia Tech's institutional repository, http://smartech.gatech.edu/.
Richard Kopley: Discovering Poe
Richard Kopley, Distinguished Professor of English at Penn State DuBois, presents a concentrated and original view of the timeless works of Edgar Allan Poe. Poe is considered the inventor of the modern detective story. And like Poe's fictional detective Dupin, Richard Kopley's tireless and focused investigations have uncovered innovative discoveries about Poe the writer, and Poe the man. Author of the book "Edgar Allan Poe and the Dupin Mysteries", Kopley's understanding of Poe is the result o
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Essay Bibliography Q 2.12
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Essay Bibliography Q 2.12
Edible Adventures - The Spain Experience - Part 1
Join CIA student Chris Lauber as he and his classmates travel to Spain for the culinary experience of a lifetime. In the Food, Wine, and Agri(culture) Trip to Spain, CIA bachelor's degree students explore the various food regions, witness the industry in action, and gain knowledge from many sites. They enjoy delicious food, fine beverages, and fresh agricultural products, and meet passionate professionals and entrepreneurs eager to share their knowledge and unique insights. They also visit a n
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition - PSA
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition September 12 - November 7, 2010 Currently on display is the 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition. The show is juried by water media artist Carrie Burns Brown of the National Watercolor Society. The exhibition includes 100 artworks selected from more than 650 entries from artists throughout Florida. The Florida Watercolor Society is one of the largest and finest watercolor societies i
In Ireland, they are discovering that their history is fading fast. Because of delays in financing, mother nature continues to take her toll on Ireland's historical monuments.
Legacy Day 2010 TGC and the Parking Meter
Don't miss Legacy Day 2010 coming up on Friday, November 5 from 2 -4:30 p.m. at the Historic Fort Hill home on campus. Come Celebrate the Thomas Green Clemson legacy and those who continue in his footsteps. Tour the house, hear the stories and learn about the man behind the will that started it all. Find out how Thomas Green Clemson and others who have followed in his footsteps have made this a great university for generations of Tigers. The day will also include the dedication of the eighth For
Thames Discovery Programme - 3
Thames Discovery Programme, Episode 3: FROG Field Training at Isleworth -- Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
Thames Discovery Programme - 6
Episode 6: Murder on the Foreshore? Explore the archaeology and history of the Thames foreshore, London's biggest archaeological site, with our exciting Heritage Lottery funded project http://www.thamesdiscovery.org/
21F.040 A Passage to India: Introduction to Modern Indian Culture and Society (MIT)
This course introduces students to Indian Culture through films, short-stories, novels, essays, and newspaper articles. The course examines some major social and political controversies of contemporary India through discussions centered on India's history, politics and religion. The focus is on issues such as ethnic tension and terrorism, poverty and inequality, caste conflict, the "missing women," and the effects of globalization on popular and folk cultures. Particular emphasis is on the IT re
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History of Thanksgiving
A history of Thanksgiving in New England. This four minute video tells the background of the dad and how it has changed through the years. Good for a holiday lesson.
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 5 of 9
This is a History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
AHEC: The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War
Dr. Mark E. Neely, Jr., McCabe Greer Professor of History, Pennsylvania State University presents The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War" as part of the Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series presented by the Army Heritage and Education Center. Abraham Lincoln's record on the Constitution and individual rights has fueled a century of debate. Now, in the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Fate of Liberty", Mark Neely depicts Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus as a well-intentioned
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home | Wisconsin Is Special
Wisconsin Is Special - Wisconsin is a state of great physical and cultural diversity. Throughout the state's history, interaction among people settling in Wisconsin's varied geographical regions has led to a balance and harmony that is manifested in Wisconsin's economy, landforms, and cultures. "Wisconsin Is Special" discusses this balance. It also examines the state symbols that represent Wisconsinites' pride in place, showing how these symbols reflect the unique and special place called