Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
Multiplying Mixed Numbers
This video shows a teacher solving a multiplication problem containing mixed numbers. The problem is solved step-by-step on a white board as the teacher explains each step. ( 1:09)
This teacher-created video shows students how to order decimals from least to greatest. The numbers 3.14, 3.9, 3.21, and 3.09 are written on a white board, and the teacher explains step-by-step how to order them.( 1:18)
Bacterial Meningitis - Khan Academy
Dr. Charles Prober discusses prudent prescribing of antibiotics in the context of bacterial meningitis with 4th year medical student Morgan Theis. (12:17)
Video of 9/11 10th anniversary memorial at Ground Zero, NYC
(This is just a small clip of the ceremony, but the viewer can see the memorial and the building that is being (re-)constructed.) It was a tragedy that claimed the lives of thousands in an instant, and later brought two wars with an even more devastating death toll. The United States is marking a decade since the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists crashed hijacked planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth plane came down in the state of
Flight 93 Memorial
Photo Slideshow: The UA Photography Center, A Continuum of Growth
The UA Center for Creative Photography is home to about 90,000 photographs, about 4.5 million archival objects and hundreds of video interviews. The center is continuing the celebration of its 35th anniversary with a new exhibition, "Creative Continuum: The History of the Center for Creative Photography." The exhibition runs through Nov. 27, 2011, featuring pieces from the center's original collections and also works from one of its new additions, the Joe Deal Collection.
Portugal The 1755 Earthquake Crisis in the 18th Century
This eight minute video explains the magnitude of this event and its impact on the people or Portugal. But this video also is an historical look at the aftermath and how this country became a leader in the Enlightenment.
War of 1812
This eight minute video provides an overview of the causes and events of this war. Uses original style maps and many images that could help explain this event.
U.S. tax incentives need overhaul, says economist Feldstein
Sept. 14 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein says the best way to tackle the ballooning U.S. deficit is to raise revenue by limiting tax deductions, not raising taxes.
TSA and Unproductive Labor Last month, I attended the 19th annual State Policy Network conference in Seattle, Washington. Although the conference was informative and enjoyable, I took home a different lesson on free-market enterprise. This was my first trip on an airplane since President Obama Author(s):
Last month, I attended the 19th annual State Policy Network conference in Seattle, Washington. Although the conference was informative and enjoyable, I took home a different lesson on free-market enterprise. This was my first trip on an airplane since President Obama Author(s):
Defending a compound in Afghanistan
Sept. 13 - ISAF soldiers defend their ground after insurgents launch multiple attacks in Kabul. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
Medicinal Chemistry: Cell Wall Synthesis Inhibition
The module contains the following levels: Targets for Drug Action Muropeptide Assembly Bacterial Cell Wall Biosynthesis Inhibition Penicillin Development The Natural Penicillins Penicillin G Activity Chemical Stability of Penicillins Acid Stability Alkaline Stability Enzyme Deactivation
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Historical skills : using archives
This resource provides a general introduction to what archives are, where they are kept, how to find relevant material, and what to expect on a visit to an archives office. A glossary and bibliography are also provided along with numerous links to relevant external resources. The scope of this unit principally reflects the archival holdings of the University of Nottingham and illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.