Wodpecker Call Follow Up
Phases et changement de phase (Vidéo)
Ira Glass | Talks at Google
Ira Glass is the award-winning host and executive producer of the documentary radio program "This American Life," produced by Chicago Public Media and distributed by Public Radio International. The program began in 1995 and is now heard on over 500 public radio stations each week, by more than 3 million people, and is downloaded as a podcast more than 900,000 times weekly. Watch Ira Glass in discussion with Googler Logan Ury on topics including his favorite episodes, thoughts on technology, and
Cartooning: A Running Guy Cartoon
Watch this video to learn to draw a cartoon of a character in action. The cartoon begins with a stick figure which provides a foundation for the cartoon. Detailed directions are given as the cartoon is drawn step-by-step.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story Part 4 of 19
This selection contains part four of the mini-series about the life of Anne Frank. ( See part one for complete description of series.) This portion shows Jewish people being required to wear the Star of David to identify themselves and cruel treatment of Jewish people. At the end of the video, Mr. Frank reveals that the family will go into hiding. In the final scene, Anne receives her diary. ( Video contains some violent scenes.) ( 10:05)
I'm Talkin' About the Weekend! (kids' calendar song)
"The weekend" is one of those concepts that is often referred to by elementary teachers to their class, but I know it's a bit harder for the kids to grasp it...
In her new book "Now You See It" to be released August 18, Duke University Professor Cathy N. Davidson explores how the advent of the Internet is changing what we see. Learn more at http://www.nowyouseeit.net.
Los misterios de la Luna (The History Channel) - parte 1 de 3
Durante miles de años, la humanidad ha encontrado consuelo con su presencia. Ha sido un faro para los viajeros nocturnos, un reloj para los agricultores y una guía para los marineros en el mar. Para algunas culturas, ha sido incluso un dios. Es el único cuerpo cósmico que ha sido visitado por seres humanos. A distancia, la luminosidad de la Luna nos ha fascinado desde el principio de los tiempos. Además, un examen más cercano a este faro en la oscuridad
Control of Surface Exudation by Slugs
This experiment is meant to study water regulation in mollusks by observing the reaction of slugs, which are closely related to mollusks, to excess water.
One Week, One Tool
In a first of its kind conference, 12 scholars, archivists, librarians and students were gathered to Fairfax, Virginia to create- in one week- a tool for use in contemporary humanity studies. The assembled team had a wide range of backgrounds and skill sets. Some were celebrated open source developers working towards their PhDs. Some were archivists and librarians. There were University professors alongside a recent college graduate. Together, they collaborated to fix a need the team perceived i
21W.785 Communicating in Cyberspace (MIT)
This class covers the analysis, design, implementation and testing of various forms of digital communication based on group collaboration. Students are encouraged to think about the Web and other new digital interactive media not just in terms of technology but also broader issues such as language (verbal and visual), design, information architecture, communication and community. Students work in small groups on a semester-long project of their choice.
Talking Point - Our waterways under threat?
Plans for coal seam gas mining across Australia are expanding rapidly, yet there are no national regulations in place and a lack of information as to the possible environmental impacts. Dr Stuart Khan, from UNSW's Water Research Centre, outlines the processes involved in coal seam gas mining and the subsequent implications for our groundwater. He also discusses ways that urban water supplies can be more sustainably managed through water recycling. UNSW Water Research Centre: http://www.civen
The Two Sounds Made by "G"
This video segment from Between the Lions is a mixed-media song performed by Fonix about the two sounds made by the letter "g." Words that feature the letter "g" and appear on screen are: gypsy, guppy, goat, galaxy, gentle giant, goo, giraffe, glue, Gina, George, Gene, Gail, Goldie, gossip, strange, gaga, garbage, luggage, grunge, grange, gadget, and gigantic. The "g" is highlighted in a different color. The song also explains the "g" sound when "g" precedes the letters e, i, and y. Th
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Disaster
This video segment from the documentary The Jewish Americans outlines the story of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire in New York City. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory was owned by Max Blank and Isaac Harris, ambitious Russian Jewish immigrants. Their company employed Jewish immigrants who worked in sweatshop conditions. On March 25, 1911, a fire started on the eighth floor. The exits were locked, and fire truck ladders only reached to the sixth floor, so there was
The Voyage of Zheng He I
In 2002, retired submarine commander Gavin Menzies presented a lecture in which he claimed a Chinese fleet under Admiral Zheng He began a series of voyages in 1421 that would ultimately discover the North American continent. Menzies’s theory threatened the previously held belief that Columbus was the first explorer to travel to North America in 1492. Menzies believed European explorers like Columbus had maps prior to their expeditions. He concluded that only China had the resources to crea
Hitler's Plans for the Battle Of The Bulge in 1944
In this video clip, from Indigo Film, learn of Adolf Hitler's last attempt to counter attack the Allies at The Battle of The Bulge. This battle was a major German offensive that occurred in the Ardennes Mountains region. Through the treacherous conditions, the German’s began losing the will to fight and eventually the Allies rose to the victory. (6:58)
ISS Update: Reduced Gravity Education
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot interviews Veronica Seyl, Acting Manager for Reduced Gravity Education. NASA works with students and educators to design experiments for flight testing aboard the microgravity aircraft. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
VIGÉE-LEBRUN: Marie-Antoinette and her Children - ArtSleuth - S01 E04
Marie-Antoinette loves her children, but why isn't that enough to save her? More on http://www.artsleuth.net Photographic credits Vue du Salon du Louvre en 1785 (74-003158), Versailles © RMN (Château de Versailles) / Droits réservés Marie-Antoinette, reine de France en grand habit de cour, 1775 -Gautier d'Agoty Jean-Baptiste-André (1740-1786) © RMN (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot Marie-Antoinette, 1788 - Wertmuller Adolf Ulrik (1751-1811), Versailles © RMN (Château de Versailles
Riot police disperse protesters in Madrid
March 22 - Riot police descend on Madrid square after tens of thousands from all over Spain converged on the capital Madrid to protest economic austerity measures they say hurt the poor. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, fin
SMU's Jodi Cooley discusses the XIA Alpha Particle Counter and SuperCDMS
The XIA Alpha Particle Counter sounds like it belongs in a science fiction movie. In reality it's housed in a clean room operated by SMU's Department of Physics, where SMU physicist Jodi Cooley and her students rely on it as part of their search for dark matter. Cooley is a member of the global scientific consortium called SuperCryogenic Dark Matter Search (SuperCDMS). SuperCDMS is searching for elusive dark matter — the "glue" that represents 90 percent of the matter in our universe but whic