Limberlost Cabin, Geneva, Indiana
Built in 1895 Gene Stratton-Porter designed the 14-room Queen Anne, rustic log cabin as her family's home near the Limberlost Swamp where she began to photograph wildlife and write fiction. When the swamp was drained in 1913, she moved to Rome City.,Adams County Journey,Addressed to: Mrs. Chas. R. Tempero, Templeton, Waukesha Co. Wisconsin. Message: Geneva, Indiana, Feb. 21, 1913. My Dear Ada, This is to say that the Limberlost is a stream-creek flowing into the Wabash. We crossed it and the Wab
Dr. Conrad Murray guilty; Lindsay freed
Nov. 07 - A Los Angeles jury finds Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. John Russell reports.
S. Koreans protest trade deal with U.S.
Nov. 5 - Holding candles and waving placards, thousands gathered in downtown Seoul to protest South Korean plans to sign a free trade deal with the U.S. Deborah Gembara reports.
CBS Show Time Spanish – Lesson 31
It’s destination Colombia for lesson 31 as Mark is joined by Carolina from Bogotá. Carolina introduces Mark to the geography and traditions of Colombia, and Mark learns a few useful expresiones colombianas. In episodes 31-40 of Show Time Spanish, Mark will be joined by various speakers of Spanish from different parts of Latin Amer
Inside the Occupy movement - Mexico City
Edur Velasco, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, speaks to Reuters on November 10 from the protest camp outside Mexico's stock market in Mexico City.
Yes, Ricky's Back!
Nov. 17 - British comedian, Ricky Gervais, will host the Gloden Globes for the third time. Alicia Powell reports.
Queer Tango re-imagines the dance of love
Nov. 17 - Buenos Aires Queer Tango Festival examines gender identity in tango one sensual step at a time. Elly Park reports.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Anthropology. A key concern of anthropology is to understand the human species -- its origins, evolution, differentiation, and the structures that reflect forms of social life defining in their various ways persons, families, societies and nations.
First Year of Studies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the First Year of Studies. FYS provides the foundation for a liberal education and offers students the opportunity to take courses in a variety of academic areas before choosing a particular major.
Police use tear gas against Greek protesters
Nov. 17 - Demonstrators opposing austerity measures clash with police in Athens, at a march to mark the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising. Sarah Irwin reports.
The GOP national security debate in six minutes
Nov. 23 - The eight leading GOP candidates met at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night for a two-hour debate on national security and foreign policy. Here are some of the most significant exchanges of the night.
Visitors to this site can follow the life cycle of a star, beginning with its formation from matter exploded outward by the Big Bang, followed by its expansion into a red giant as nuclear "fuel" is consumed, and ending with its "death" in a supernova, after which it becomes a neutron star or black hole.
Differential Equation Model
This video explains how a function can be modeled using a differential equation if it is growing or shrinking exponentially. In the differential equation model, k is a constant that determines if the function is growing or shrinking. If k is greater than 1, the function is growing. If it is less than 1, the function is shrinking. (2:20)
Differential Equation Model - Problem 1 of 4
This video is a continuation and explains how a function can be modeled using a differential equation if it is growing or shrinking exponentially. The example provided solves a differential equation problem that involves exponential growth. (4:19)
Differential Equation Model - Problem 2 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides another example of solving a differential equation problem related to exponential growth. (3:39)
Chariots for Apollo - A History of Manned Lunar Spacecraft
This site, originally published as part of NASA's History Series, presents a detailed history of the Apollo program. The story begins in the 1950s with early efforts to beat the Soviet Union into space, carries through the Kennedy administration, with its famous challenge to land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth by the end of the 1960s, and culminates with the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon in July 1969. The site features text, pictures, references, and several appendices conta
SAT Prep: Test 5, Section 7, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 1-5 starting on page 669.
Wall St. shakes on global jitters
Nov. 23 - Economic jitters from abroad offset optimism heading into the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, pulling U.S. stocks down by more than two percent. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Exponential Equations with Different Bases - Problem 4 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides another example problem that demonstrates how to solve exponential equations when the bases cannot be written as the same base. (4:17)