How to Navigate by the Sun
Learn how to find south, your latitude, and your longitude with only a few household items and some know how.
You may download a printable quadrant at http://www.davidcolarusso.com/handouts/quadrant.pdf
I should note, however, that in using the home-made quadrant cited, the precision of your findings will be rather low. Don't worry, you'll be within a few hundred miles. (05:00)
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) Project: Technical Paper 5 - Characteristics
This paper reports on interviews conducted with the managers of the EPPE pre-school centres. This interview was designed to provide information likely to help differentiate effectiveness in pre-school settings by contextualising information from observational profiles (reported in Technical Paper 6 in this series), other interviews with centre managers (reported in Technical Paper 3) and case studies (reported in Technical Paper 10). The paper reports on wide differences in provision across the
Online rekenlessen Op www.rekenlessen.nl kun je je rekenvaardigheid oefenen zoveel je wilt. Alle onderdelen van het rekenen komen hier aan bod. De website wordt regelmatig uitgebreid. Je kiest zelf welke oefeningen je …
Op www.rekenlessen.nl kun je je rekenvaardigheid oefenen zoveel je wilt. Alle onderdelen van het rekenen komen hier aan bod. De website wordt regelmatig uitgebreid. Je kiest zelf welke oefeningen je …
Professor Mansour Javidan explains what makes Thunderbird School of Global Management special. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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
Interactive Panel: The Importance of Being Native In 2011, we saw a resurgence of interest in native code - in C++ in 2011 and in C++11. Is this "C++ Renaissance" a flash in the pan? Is it a long-term trend?
This is an interactive panel. This means you, the attendee in the room or online, will be first class members of the conversation - you drive it. You ask the questions. The theme has been provided. Where do you want to take it? It's up to you.
In 2011, we saw a resurgence of interest in native code - in C++ in 2011 and in C++11. Is this "C++ Renaissance" a flash in the pan? Is it a long-term trend?
UW 360 February 2012: Greg Walker
UW senior Greg Walker is a stand-out on the football field and in the classroom.
Solar Dynamics Observatory: Our Sun in High-Definition - Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Kelly Korreck, CfA The Sun provides the Earth with light and heat, but also blasts billions of tons of hot plasma into interplanetary space. Launched in 2010, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is exploring our closest star with the latest technology. January 19, 2012
Winter Career Fair 2012
The University of Notre Dame Career Center hosted its 2012 Winter Career Fair and Diversity Reception on Wednesday, February 1, 2012. Over 125 employers and more than 1500 students attended the 2012 Fair. careercenter.nd.edu
The People's Planet: Reconnecting climate science, climate policy and reality
Myles Allen (Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics) delivers his inaugural lecture on 28 Nov 2011.
Breathing Life into History
Rosemary Wells compares and contracts historical fiction with non-fiction, and explains how good historical fiction gets the facts right, but also gives the reader a colorful hero or heroine, someone to walk through history with.
Reuters Breakingviews: Glenstrata facing shareholder threats
Feb. 7 - Glencore, Xstrata's merger faces shareholder veto threats, if merger goes ahead regulators could tie it up in red tape for months, and UBS's Q1 warning bad for industry say Reuters Breakingviews.
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
How to Occupy the Economy: According to Richard Wolff
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Cómo Funciona El Aparato Reproductor Femenino (en Español)
Un video para estudiantes que explica cómo funciona el aparato reproductor femenino. El video utiliza un diagrama con vocabulario. Todo está explicado bien, pero es un video corto y el joven habla un poco rapido. (3 minutos)
Catherine the Great
This 45 minute biography of this famous Russian female leader. It uses actors, interviews and original art to help explain to students her traits and accomplishments. There are a few brief images of the female body that make previewing this video a requirement to make sure it is within the bounds of district policy.
"The Owl" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (poetry reading)
In some versions the fourth line in each stanza is repeated. I find it easier to read this version. Some echo has been added to the sound track. When cats run home and light is come, And dew is cold upon the ground, And the far-off stream is dumb, And the whirring sail goes round, Alone and warming his five wits, The white owl in the belfry sits. When merry milkmaids click the latch, And rarely smells the new-mown hay, And the cock hath sung beneath the thatch Twice or thrice his roundelay
Science Bulletins: On Shaky Ground—Building a Safer Future in Haiti
In November 2010, ten months after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake flattened huge sections of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, a team of geologists commissioned by the United Nations set out to make the first detailed soil map of the city. Armed with sledgehammers and vibration sensors, the scientists surveyed how soils throughout Port-au-Prince either amplify or muffle seismic vibrations. The resulting map can now be used to guide reconstruction efforts. In this Science Bulletins feature, learn how geologists
Science Bulletins: Tapping In—The Promise of Brain-Computer Interface
For decades, neuroscientists have sought to use electronics to communicate with the brain. Computing and surgical technique have now become sophisticated enough to implant devices directly into neural tissue. In this feature, researchers at Albany Medical Center and the Wadsworth Center at the New York State Department of Health reveal a world where mind and machine merge. Their cutting-edge devices translate brain signals into action, helping people with ALS and other disabilities regain the ab