Cruising the Seed Catalog - What's Good and What's Easy Rachael Jungblut, Master Gardener
Reader's Theater of the Great Kapok Tree
Debt downgrade for Japan from S&P
Rating agency Standards & Poor's cut Japan's long-term sovereign debt rating by one notch to AA minus, saying Tokyo lacks a plan to tackle its mounting debt.
Blakeney Guildhall J920649 BLAKENEY GUILDHALL, Norfolk. Interior view. The basement showing rib vaulted ceiling.
BLAKENEY GUILDHALL, Norfolk. Interior view. The basement showing rib vaulted ceiling.
UMass Research Farm Yields New Energy
The Research Farm at UMass Amherst hosts a bevy of renewable projects designed to find alternative solutions to the country's energy needs. Steve Herbert and Masoud Hashemi of the Center for Agriculture explain the advantages of projects using solar panels, switch grass and corn grain to generate electricity.
Challenger: 25 Years Later
Allan McDonald, a key figure in space shuttle accident history, lectures at Auburn.
Rebuilding in Haiti: A Northeastern Graduate Story
Northeastern University Alum Kezia Furth ('08), tells the story of her experience as a nurse and freelance humanitarian during the earthquake in Haiti, and the work she continues to do in her community.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - School Bus Safety
This video emphasizes the importance of school bus safety. Some of the rules are 1. Stay away from bus when it pulls up, 2. stay in your seat, 3. Listen to your bus driver. This is a great teaching resource for the beginning of the school year as procedures and routines are practiced (1:06).
Philippines bomb police seek pair
Police investigating the Manila bus bombing unveil images of two men they want to trace.
Ant Tunnel Excavation
This video describes how ant colonies live and how they create a ventilation system in their tunnels. Scientists explore the ventilation of a large ant colony to determine what is driving the system and creating air flow. They investigate an abandoned colony and excavate the site to learn more about the structure of the colony. (6:37)
Almeda Time Multiple Vibrating Alarm Watch
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: February 2008
Exhibition curator Judith Barter takes a close look at the iconic Nighthawks, the centerpiece of the museum’s retrospective on Edward Hopper.
Local “performance potter” Theaster Gates describes how his artwork connects to Japanese ceramics.
Conservator Kristi Dahm reveals the techniques hidden beneath the surface of Winslow Homer’s light-filled watercolors.
Warm up to free general admission the entire month of February.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: June 2008 1) Hear how artist Mario Ybarra, Jr., works his artistic magic to compare Chicago and Los Angeles, using Wrigley Field as his jumping off point. 2) Learn how the latest developments in modern forensics turns art history into an episode of Art Scene Investigation. 3) The Art Institute branches out to the Chicago Public Library to introduce iconic works from the collection to local elementary school students. 4) Stop by for live music and outdoor dining at the Summer Music Series.
1) Hear how artist Mario Ybarra, Jr., works his artistic magic to compare Chicago and Los Angeles, using Wrigley Field as his jumping off point. 2) Learn how the latest developments in modern forensics turns art history into an episode of Art Scene Investigation. 3) The Art Institute branches out to the Chicago Public Library to introduce iconic works from the collection to local elementary school students. 4) Stop by for live music and outdoor dining at the Summer Music Series.
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: September 2008
Art Institute in the Community: Inspired by our new season of events 360 Degrees: Art beyond Borders, this episode takes a look at global culture seen at the local level. Hear about the intermingling of art and culture from our partners at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Poetry Foundation, and listen to performances by Yang Wei from the Silk Road Ensemble and Alfonso Ponticelli of Swing Gitan. Both musicians will be performing at the season’s opening day festivities.
China's migrants may stay home
China's 150 million migrant workers head home for the Chinese New Year, and may stay home to work for companies relocating to cheaper inland locations.
Duke Heart Center: The Importance of Experience
Duke Heart Center has the experience in treating heart problems that matters, especially with complex cases. For more information, visit http://www.dukehealth.org/heart
Review of Barriers to Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Physical Activity in the United K
The article looks at the lower physical activity levels in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups as compared with general population in the United Kingdom (UK) could relate to barriers to engaging these groups in physical activity. Hence, the aim to conduct a review to examine UK primary studies reporting barriers to engaging BME groups in physical activity. Method: This is a narrative review of literature from 1970 to 2008. The search looked for English literature from five bibliographic datab
Depositing files in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit files, such as documents, presentations, audio and video files into JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing web links. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.