IPL: Professor Richard Walter
Professor Richard Walter of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology) presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Challenges and Diversions in Pacific Archaeology” on 19 October 2011. Professor Walter's research interests include prehistory and archaeology of Oceania with a special interest in Melanesia and Polynesia; material culture analysis; history of archaeological method and theory; ethno-archaeology; and faunal analysis.
HPV Vaccine is Working
A new study shows that the prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) in women receiving the HPV vaccine Gardasil has significantly decreased. There is also a decrease amongst women who have not had the vaccine, because of their protection through herd immunity.
Galileo Earth Views (WMS)
The Galileo spacecraft was launched from the Space Shuttle Atlantis on October 18, 1989 on a six-year trip to Jupiter. On the way, the trajectory of the spacecraft took it past Venus once and Earth twice. Galileo took the Earth images in this animation just after the first flyby of the Earth, on December 11 and 12, 1990. This six-hour sequence of images taken two minutes apart clearly shows how the Earth looks from space and how fast (or slow) the cloud features change when looked at from a dist
Scratch@MIT 2012 Keynote "Scratch Goes to School" Recorded on 7/28/12
Recorded on 7/28/12
John Hewson in conversation with Bruce Chapman and Daniel Connell
Former leader of the Liberal Party and ANU Honorary Professorial Fellow Dr John Hewson in conversation with ANU Crawford School of Public Policy Director of Policy Impact Professor Bruce Chapman and Research Fellow, Dr Daniel Connell. This video was recorded for The Conversation's 'In Conversation' series: http://theconversation.edu.au/john-hewson-tax-reform-doesnt-just-mean-lowering-taxes-8289
Teenage Pregnancy in the United States 1950-1990 : Analysis Using Census Data and Contingency Table
This social science lab exercise uses Census data to examine teenage pregnancy in the United States over time and by socio-demographic variables. Students will learn how to access and interpre data as well as begin to think sociologically about teen pregnancy patterns and risk factors.
Assimilation of N2O in the Upper Atmosphere Using a Kalman Filter: N2O Mixing Ratio
This series of animations shows assimilation of N2O in the upper atmosphere using observations from the Cryogenic Limb Etalon Spectrometer (CLAES) on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS). Winds were provided by the Goddard EOS Data Assimilation System (GEOS-DAS). Flow is at the 850K isentropic level. N2O mixing ratio is expressed in parts per billion volume (ppbv).
Campaña antitabaco - anuncio en español
Este video es una campaña antitabaco en España. También, el video trae dos preguntas para contestar. (.50)
How the internet can read your mind
Read the full article here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/04/how-the-internet-can-read-your-mind.html Don't forget to subscribe!
"One Country! One Language! One Flag!" The Invention of an American Tradition
Most people assume that the pledge of allegiance is as old as the Republic. In fact, it was invented in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, director of youth activities for the magazine Youth's Companion. Bellamy drew up the "pledge to the flag" (as it was then called) and publicized it as part of the activities surrounding the 400th anniversary of Columbus's arrival in America. On Columbus Day in 1892, ten million children recited Bellamy's pledge and it soon became a daily ritual in American schoolrooms.
Photonic Control and Plasmonics for PV II
By: icamp2012school Edward Yu, University of Texas at Austin
Best Practices in Online Teaching - Getting Started - Prepare Your Students for Learning Online
This module provides suggestions and strategies to help prepare students for learning in an online environment. This module is part of the Best Practices in Online Teaching Course created by Penn State University World Campus as a guide for faculty who are new to teaching in an online environment.
In the Boardroom: 'Shareholder spring' shockwave
May 4 - Shareholders at Aviva, Barclays, UBS, Citigroup, AstraZeneca and Shell vote down pay deals, while Apple and Foxconn investors protest against working conditions. Board member and Reuters columnist, Lucy Marcus, explains how AGMs are shaking up boardrooms.
Rooting out Phaeocollybia: lessons learned & a second chance.
An Electrostatics Puzzler
An interactive lecture demonstration intended to help students use physics reasoning to predict the outcome of a puzzling electrostatics demonstration.
Gangster Al Capone Exploits Prohibition
This Prohibition of alcohol History Channel video covers the turmoil caused by the 18th Amendment, which prohibited the sale of alcohol. We get a look at how Al Capone and the Mona Lisa club profited selling bootleg beer. (2:41)
Puerto Rican Hot Sauce "Pique"
Pique is traditional Puerto Rican hot sauce. Chef Alfredo Ayala explains how hot peppers are pickled in pineapple water, salt, sugar, and culantro. For recipes, visit http://www.ciaprochef.com/WCA7.
Why Aren't We Using the Multiplication Sign? = Khan Academy
Sal Khan explores why we avoid using the traditional multiplication sign in algebra. (04:58)
Sanitair, HVAC, elektriciteit : Gratis opleidingen Het Van Marcke College organiseert enkele gratis opleidingen voor leerkrachten. Ze hebben drie praktijkcentra met toestellen in werking (Kortrijk, Zaventem en Luik). Leer hoe je een product berekent, installeert, …
Het Van Marcke College organiseert enkele gratis opleidingen voor leerkrachten. Ze hebben drie praktijkcentra met toestellen in werking (Kortrijk, Zaventem en Luik).
Leer hoe je een product berekent, installeert, …