UA's Imagine IT Engineering Camp Introduces Girl Scouts to STEM
The University of Arizona College of Engineering, in partnership with Girls Scouts of Southern Arizona, held the first-ever Imagine IT, a summer engineering camp for girls that is designed around search and rescue scenarios. The idea behind the camp was to get girls interested in the STEM disciplines -- science, technology, math and engineering.
The Constitution, The Articles, and Federalism: Crash Course US History #8
In this video clip John Green teaches you about the United States Constitution. During and after the American Revolutionary War, the government of the new country operated under the Articles of Confederation. While these Articles got the young nation through its war with England, they weren't of much use when it came to running a country. So, the founding fathers decided try their hand at nation-building, and they created the Constitution of the United States, which you may remember as the one t
Misplaced Modifiers: A Doggone Easy Fix
This dog themed slide show defines modifiers and provides a tip avoiding misplaced modifiers, keep modifiers close to the word being described. Examples of misplaced modifiers are given along with their corrections. Humorous photos accompany the examples. ( 3:30)
History of Mardi Gras A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
A quick look at Mardi Gras and its history. Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the last day for Catholics to indulge since it is the last day before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off the season of Lent. Mardi Gras is filled with traditions, two of which came about in 1872, when the Russian Duke Romanoff visited New Orleans for Mardi Gras, they thought they would give him a royal reception and named him king for a day. A king
Mardi Gras Origins
In this video clip, learn about the history of Mardi-Gras ( origin of holiday, parades, colors, etc.) ( 1:21)
Deep Sea Creatures
David Gallo shows beautiful footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square's worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. Run time 05:25.
H1N1 Virus (Swine Flu) Response Actions and Goals
This podcast discusses the actions and goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, related to the current outbreak of H1N1 flu (swine flu). Video lecture by a doctor at the CDC. 3:29 min.
Sid the Science Kid I Magnify Song
The jazzy song that accompanies this video is all about the magnifying glass. It tells what a magnifying glass does and shows a variety of close-up images of everyday things. Run time 01:44.
Leading@Google: Barry Schwartz
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Pumped storage for renewable energy
www.wrl.unsw.edu.au Storing renewable energy has always been a challenge but UNSW water engineers have refined a solution involving existing hydroelectricity technology and dam infrastructures. Pumped storage requires two connected reservoirs. Water is pumped to an elevated reservoir using renewable energy and released during peak demand times, when those renewables are offline, to drive a turbine and rapidly generate hydroelectricity. Professor Bill Peirson, the Director of the UNSW Water Res
Occasion : interdisciplinary studies in the humanities
Occasion: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities is a full-text open ejournal published from Stanford University. The journal aims to publish themed issues, each on... "a specific topic in interdisciplinary humanities". At January 2010 there is one issue freely available online, a themed issue on the topic of 'Rational Choice Theory and the Humanities'. Articles are freely available as either HTML pages or PDF files. Example articles in the first issue include: 'Speaking for the Humanitie
Psych 9A: Psychology Fundamentals This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog Where next for public health in the era of austerity? Richard Shell, "Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success" Quotation Marks How to Use Quotation Marks 21L.458 The Bible (MIT) Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,
What is Success? Success, both in one's career and in life, can be difficult to measure and even harder to define. This compelling event features Professor G. Richard Shell, one of the world's top business school professors, the originator of the popular "Success Course" at the Wharton School, and the author of the award-winning Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success. Professor Shell will challenge you to investigate two deeply personal questions: * How do I define succes
In this animated video Penny demonstrates quotation marks, the punctuation used when a person is quoted word for word. She is interrupted by Dark Marker, who has sent them a clue as to where he is hiding
VideoJug present you with a simple guide on how to properly use
quotation marks in your English writing. This great film will show you
everything you need to know about quotation marks including when and where to use them and use of double or single quotation marks.
This course is an introduction to major books from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. Particular attention has been given to literary techniques, issues resulting from translation from the original Hebrew and Greek, and the different historical periods that produced and are reflected in the Bible. Investigation of the Bible as influence in later narrative, philosophic, and artistic traditions.
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
This entry-level psychology course is designed to provide students with an in-depth survey of general psychology. Topics include biological bases of behavior, sensation, perception, cognition, development, personality, psychopathology, and social psycholog
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
Richard Shell, "Springboard: Launching Your Personal Search for Success"
How to Use Quotation Marks
21L.458 The Bible (MIT)
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture