Valley Performing Arts Center: 2011-2012 Season Preview
A sneak peak at the VPAC's first full season of performances! For the complete schedule and ticket information, please visit: http://valleyperformingartscenter.org or call: 818-677-3000
Friction and Heat -- The Science of Speed
This 5:25 long video shows how friction always creates heat in race cars. Brakes and tires depend on friction to work, but more friction isn't always better. In the engine, friction is never good and engine builders use everything from oil to high-tech coatings to get a little extra horsepower. A good lesson to show students how friction impact their life.
Getting Started in iPass
Alumni Laureate Awards 2011
Each year we celebrate the achievements of our alumni. This year is no different: meet our outstanding graduates in this video. Find out more at www.nottingham.ac.uk/alumni
This Week @Minnesota: Wikipedia research, football practice and healthy lunches
In our episode of This Week @Minnesota for August 12, 2011, we learn more about findings that prove there is a gender imbalance on Wikipedia, get an inside look into Gopher football practice by talking with Quarterback MarQueis Gray and get tips on how to pack a healthy lunch this coming school year.
Great Zoom into Mongu, Africa (EOS Land Validation Site)
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
The Journey Home from Grandpa's Story in song-Barefoot Books
This singalong about coming home from Grandpa's house features cars, trucks, diggers, trains, barges, and more, and introduces colors as well. Sung by Fred Penner. Young students will enjoy the repetition and colorful pictures. Words appear on the screen and each word is highlighted as it is sung. (3:01)
Chavez cheerful after chemo.
Aug. 14 - President Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela in good spirits after another round of cancer treatment. Katharine Jackson reports.
11th Annual Mary Frances Early Lecture
As the first African-American to earn a degree from UGA, Mary Frances Early was a key contributor to the Civil Rights Movement. Recognizing her as a avid activist in fighting discrimination, the university honors her impact on the institution and the nation at large by holding an annual lecture in her name. John Lewis, the U.S. Representative of Georgia's 5th District and civil rights activist, delivered the 2011 Mary Frances Early Lecture on April 19 at 4 p.m. in the University of Georgia Chape
"NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users, Fall 2008"
"Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technic
Madeleine Zinn: After the Blast
Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies: Spring Symposium 2011 Madeleine Zinn: After the Blast: Reframing Motherhood Beyond the Nuclear Family California College of the Arts Filmed: May 1, 2011 in Timken Lecture Hall | SF campus ___________ CCA's Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies aspires to create an interdisciplinary and culturally diverse framework within which to bring historical, social, and political analysis, as well as formal analysis, to bear on the interpretatio
Entrants stuck on bog snorkelling
Aug 29 - Swimmers get down and dirty for the twenty-sixth World Bog Snorkelling Championship in Wales. Tara Cleary reports.
Military Veterans and Darden: A Perfect Fit
Darden students, alumni and faculty speak about how the University of Virginia Darden School of Business is a perfect fit for MBA students coming from a military background.
I Can't Take the Pressure!
Students develop an understanding of air pressure by using candy or cookie wafers to model how it changes with altitude, by comparing its magnitude to gravitational force per unit area, and by observing its magnitude with an aluminum can crushing experiment.
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomalies 3D Side View: January 1997 through July 1998
Sea surface temperature anomalies are in color with red being warmer than normal and blue being colder then normal. Sea surface height anomalies are shown as exaggerated heights.
GSCMI Fall 2009 Conference - Session 1
Session about manufacturing extension partnerships, featuring representatives from B. Walter Co. and AIT Laboratories.
Open for learning
This xerte on-line toolkits resource has been produced as part of the JISC funded BERLiN (Building Exchanges for Research and Learning in Nottingham) project run by The University of Nottingham from April 2009 - April 2010. The project aimed to publish and share the equivalent of 360 credits of Open Educational Resources (OERs), enhance and expand Nottingham's existing Open Educational Repository (U-Now) and foster OER use and reuse. This open educational resource aims to share knowledge gain
Cancer Facts : How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer
Check your skin for skin cancer by looking for any lump or rapidly changing spot that has multiple colors on the body. Protect against skin cancer by wearing a hat and using sunscreen. Dr. David Cathcart specializes in occupational medicine and has an in-depth
knowledge of cancer, as well as experience dealing with cancer patients and treatment for multiple years. Filmmaker: Johnny Cathcart (01:42)
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.