Engineering the Tools of Scientific Discovery, Part 4 of 6
Part four of the six part NAE Seattle Grand Challenges series dives deeper into eScience and technologies for the 21st century, with an introduction by Ed Lazowska, Director of the UW eScience Institute. Keynote speaker Larry Smarr, the founding director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology at UCSD, addresses high performance cyberinfrastructure discovery tools for data intensive research. Following up with information on both data integration issues and
How To Write in Cursive
This video goes throught the basics of writing from holding the pencil to its angle and paper position. Typically taught during the elementary school years, cursive writing builds on the letter formation of block letters or printing.
001 - 006 Vestibulum Januae Linguarum 1717
This 1717 edition of Comenius' Vestibulum has been augmented by other authors - as a text it sits comfortably half way between the Orbis Pictus and the Janua Linguarum. It is much longer than Comenius' original Vestibulum. To use this text effectively as a revision tool, you should have studied the Orbis Sensualium Pictus, and learned the vocabulary contained there. There is a whole series of Latin educational texts from this time period that make use of Comenius as a foundation, providing the
Holocaust Survivor Testimonies: The Interwar Period in Mir
Holocaust survivors from Mir, Belarus talk about the daily life of the Jews in Mir before the Holocaust. The video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community in Mir" on the Yad Vashem website. This exhibition was prepared with the support of The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Click here to enter the exhibition: http://bit.ly/hKeW1u
The Presidents Song!
A song to remember the names of all the Presidents of the U.S, set to the tune of Yankee Doodle.