Thomas Kinloch, Future Circle Donor, has enjoyed the benefits of attending the John K. Friesen Lecture Series at SFU. Because of the knowledge he has gained over the years, Tom decided to leave a bequest in his will for SFU to ensure other lifelong learners can share the same experience.
The Innovators Forum: Don Tapscott
Carnegie Mellon University hosted Don Tapscott, thought-leader and author of Macrowikinomics, as a guest of The Innovators Forum. An author, advisor and thinker, Tapscott is the leading authority on the impact of the digital revolution on business and society. The Huffington Post describes his bestselling book Macrowikinomics as providing a "game plan for all of us to fix a broken world." With transformations across the web, information technology and mass collaboration, we are all part of a
Under the Microscope #1
In the first of this microscopic video series, Dr Chris Forman shows us the eye of a beetle and the eye of a fruit fly and explains how they have inspired technology. Under the Microscope is a collection of videos that capture glimpses of the natural and man-made world in stunning close-up. They will be released every Monday and Thursday for the next couple of months and you can see them here: http://bit.ly/A6bwCE Dr Forman: "Nature has found remarkable ways of using small amounts of energy t
Purple Emperor Butterfly Close Up
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Purple Emperor Butterfly. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of the wings, head, etc. of this amazing butterfly. Males of this beautiful butterfly have an iridescent purple or bluish sheen to the upper surface of the wings when viewed from a certain angle. Females do not have this iridescence, however, and are patterned with dark brown and white markings, as are the males when the iridescence is not visible. This is a great
Making Sense of Density
Lesson Objective: Students perform a lab to explain why density = mass/volume. Questions to Consider: How does the use of technology enhance student understanding? What strategies are used to check for individual understanding throughout the lab?What might be overlooked if Mr. Treadgold did not ask probing questions as each group completed the activity? Common Core StandardsELA.W.7.1b, ELA.RST.7.3, ELA.RST.7.7 (6mins)
Purple Emperor Butterflies Displaying in Flight
This short video gives excellent real life footage of two Purple Emperor Butterflies in flight. Males of this beautiful butterfly have an iridescent purple or bluish sheen to the upper surface of the wings when viewed from a certain angle. Females do not have this iridescence, however, and are patterned with dark brown and white markings, as are the males when the iridescence is not visible. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections
Above It - (Kids' Song Using Prepositions) by Patty Shukla
In this video, an instructor and children sing and use sign language to perform a song about prepositions. Prepositions included are above, below, around, beside, up, down, inside, and outside.
Bound for Glory: America in Color
Is the first major exhibit of 70 prints (made from color transparencies taken between 1939 and 1943) showing the effects of the Depression on people in rural America and small towns, the nation's subsequent economic recovery, and the mobilization for World War II.
Why I chose the Goodman Institute's MBA with complete CFA® Integration - Marlene Osganian
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/giim Marlene Osganian graduated from the Goodman Institute of Investment Management (GIIM)'s MBA with complete CFA® Integration program at Concordia University's John Molson School of Business. Mrs. Osganian talks about how the GIIM MBA has prepared her to successfully obtain the CFA Charter. For more information about the GIIM MBA with complete CFA® Integration program please visit http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/giim
Microelectronic solutions for digital photography
The human eye is a fascinating and complicated device, but how do digital cameras capture images? This unit examines one of the human–machine interfaces that link optical information to the electronic world. You will learn how the components within a digital camera capture images for electronic manipulation.
Lesson ObjectiveUse realistic fiction to engage reluctant middle school readers. Questions to ConsiderHow does the author defend exposing pre-teens to sensitive topics?How could you team teach a creative writing project with a social studies teacher using realistic fiction?How might you use the rich language of realistic fiction to build vocabulary?
18.014 Calculus with Theory I (MIT)
18.014, Calculus with Theory, covers the same material as 18.01 (Calculus), but at a deeper and more rigorous level. It emphasizes careful reasoning and understanding of proofs. The course assumes knowledge of elementary calculus. Topics: Axioms for the real numbers; the Riemann integral; limits, theorems on continuous functions; derivatives of functions of one variable; the fundamental theorems of calculus; Taylor's theorem; infinite series, power series, rigorous treatment of the elementary f
Balloon Accident at St Cloud (Paris) (1914) | BFI
Balloon Accident at St Cloud (Paris) (1914) | BFI. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Watch more films from 1914 on the BFI Player: http://bit.ly/1pffvkP Newsreels rarely caught accidents as they occurred, but in this case, the cameras were rolling at the Saint Cloud Aéro-Parc when a gigantic balloon was torn apart mid-flight by a gust of wind. Luckily its passenger, Madame Surcouf, was unharmed, and the resulting footage is spectacular: the balloons bob and sway precariously on thei
Alexa Rand — special education major, volleyball athlete and organizer of the Olympic Village during Clemson's hosting of Special Olympics last spring. Read more here: http://features.clemson.edu/creative-services/homepage/2012/being-a-tiger/
Adonis Blue Butterfly--An Overview
This very short video gives excellent real life footage of an Adonis Blue Butterfly in its natural environment. Males are bright sky blue in color with a fine black line to the edge of the wings and a white border. Females are brown in color becoming blue towards the body, with orange crescents towards the edges of the wings. Both males and females have pale brown undersides with black spots and orange crescents. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make r
Ants Attending Adonis Blue Butterfly During Development
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of an Adonis Blue Butterfly from caterpillar to chrysalis. Students will enjoy seeing ants attend to the Adonis Blue. Males are bright sky blue in color with a fine black line to the edge of the wings and a white border. Females are brown in color becoming blue towards the body, with orange crescents towards the edges of the wings. Both males and females have pale brown undersides with black spots and orange crescents. The caterpi
Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Traitements médicaux adjuvants.
Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Traitements médicaux adjuvants.
Intervenant (s) : Loïc BOULANGER (Service de chirurgie gynécologique et mammaire Hôpital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille).
Résumé : Facteur pronostic et facteur prédictif de réponse aux traitements adjuvants
- Facteur pronostique = facteur lié à:
* survie sans récidive (locale et/ou métastase)
* survie globale
- Facteur prédictif :
* réponse au traitemen
Titre : Brazzaville 2011 – Cancer du sein : Traitements médicaux adjuvants.
Bruchid Beetle Life Cycle
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of the Bruchid Beetle Life Cycle. Bruchid beetle parasitising umbrella thorn by laying eggs on pods. Larva feed their way into the seed to pupate. Adult beetle emerges, destroying seed. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
X-Ray Production and the Compton Effect Picture Writing: Using Student Art to Motivate Early Writing
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By writing a short sentence about a painting, students develop their understanding of the relationship between spoken sounds and written letters. This kindergarten teacher works with a student to discuss her art work and create a sentence. They discuss spacing, syllables, capitalization, and punctuation. This is a great resource to help expand and to enhance writing instruction in the early childhood classroom. (1:54)
Picture Writing: Using Student Art to Motivate Early Writing