Science Sticky Explains the Water Cycle
In this video, Science Sticky uses visuals to explain the 10 steps of the water cycle. There is no audio but there are sentence cards explaining the steps. The word purified is misspelled in one slide. At the end, a cool numbered diagram is shown. This is a great resource to help students master this important skill. It would work well in conjunction with non-fiction texts on this subject. (1:19)
An Interview With a Meteorologist
Watch this selection to take a virtual field trip to Colorado to meet a television weatherman. He describes his motivation to become a meteorolgist and background necessary for this career. Methods for predicting the weather such as Doppler Radar are explained. ( 4:44)
SMART Board Orientation
This three minute video demonstrates how and why you orient your SMART Board interactive whiteboard. It moves through topics fairly rapidly, but does show some of the attributes of this equipment.
Dreamliner takes to the skies
Sept. 27 - The first-ever Boeing Dreamliner 787 jet headed home to Japan and now attention turns to whether Boeing can meet initial demand for the plane it calls a "game changer." Conway G. Gittens reports.
Tobacco in the Colonies
Investment in the field yields profits in the marketplace for diligent tobacco farmers. Rural tradesman Wayne Randolph describes the hungry crop's allure.
Weapons of War
Muskets, swords, buttons and drums convey powerful memories of the soldiers who claimed them. Curator Erik Goldstein highlights some of his favorite military treasures from the Colonial Williamsburg collections.
Snowscene - Quiz
Students will be able to understand the symbolism in this poem.
Where Pocahontas Pledged Her Love
Ongoing excavations at James Fort reveal a surprising discovery: the site of the 1608 church where Pocahontas married John Rolfe. Chief Archaeologist Bill Kelso shares the excitement of rediscovery.
Biology: Biomes: The Desert
This educational biology video will assist biology students to study and identify the four types of aridity deserts: edaphic, physical physiological, chemical physiological, mineral physiological, and climatic physiological. (1:58)
Bonds forecast economic woes, stocks confused: Bianco
Sept. 27 - As bonds continue to approach record lows, Bianco Research President Jim Bianco says the credit market is sending a message of negativity, while range-bound equities only reflect confusion.
Conversation on Leadership with Basketball Hall of Fame Coach C. Vivian Stringer
Thad Williamson, associate professor of Leadership Studies at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies, sits down with Jepson Leadership Forum speaker C. Vivian Stringer for a Conversation on Leadership. Stringer is the current women's basketball coach at Rutgers University, a Basketball Hall of Fame inductee and a best-selling author. September 22, 2011
Responding to Violence
A new book by Duke Chapel Dean Sam Wells and alumna Marcia Owen explores one group's peaceful approach to crime in Durham. Learn more at http://www.ivpress.com/cgi-ivpress/book.pl/code=3456.
An Introduction to Hydroponic Gardening
Watch this video to visit the Window Farms Project in New York City. A student interviews a representative from the project and learns all about hydroponic gardening. This method involves growing plants by providing all necessary nutrition to the plants through the water supply and allows more food to be grown in smaller areas. This is beneficial in areas where space, soil, and water are in short supply. ( 5:09)
Soul of a Poet Reading
On Tuesday, September 20th, the English Department at Missouri State University held its Soul of a Poet fall reading event at The Library Center, featuring Joseph Cover reading creative fiction and Lora Knight reading poetry.
Chemical Engineering Centennial Seminars - August 30, 2011
Deborah L. Grubbe, president and owner, Operations & Safety Solutions, LLC, discussed the Entrepreneurship Lessons Learned from Large Organizations during the Centennial Seminar on August 30, 2011. https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/AboutUs/Centennial/seminars.html
.NET 4.5: David Kean and Mircea Trofin - Portable Libraries The Portable Class Library project enables you to write and build managed assemblies that work on more than one .NET Framework platform. You can create classes that contain code you wish to share across many projects, such as shared business logic, and then reference those classes from different types of projects. Using the Portable Class Library project, you can build portable assemblies th
The Portable Class Library project enables you to write and build managed assemblies that work on more than one .NET Framework platform. You can create classes that contain code you wish to share across many projects, such as shared business logic, and then reference those classes from different types of projects.
Using the Portable Class Library project, you can build portable assemblies th
Flood waters creep toward central Bangkok
Oct. 23 - Flood waters continue moving towards Thailand's capital city, already inundating outter suburbs. Julie Noce reports.
A historical overview of the cemetery and its predecessors, and of selected memorials within
"Composing for Jazz Orchestra, Fall 2008"
"This class explores composition and arrangement for the large jazz ensemble from 1920s foundations to current postmodern practice. Consideration given to a variety of styles and to the interaction of improvisation and composition. Study of works by Basie, Ellington, Evans, Gillespie, Golson, Mingus, Morris, Nelson, Williams, and others. Open rehearsals, workshops, and performances of student compositions by the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble and the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra. "