The Art of Francis Bacon - Part 6/6
Francis Bacon is widely held to be the greatest living painter in the world. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. No actual Bacon footage, but some good close-ups and quotes narrated by Derek Jacobi. Bacon lived from 1909-1992. He was an Irish painter who lived mostly in London. In 1960 he painted portrait heads of his friends because he wanted to defeat death by leaving images.
Rachmaninoff Prelude in g Minor op. 23 #5 (Piano)
Recorded live in Seoul. Encore #3 performed by Valentina Lisitsa, a Ukrainian born pianist, living in the US. (03:55)
The Service Architecture in the ACTIVEMATH Learning Environment
We discuss the usage of web-services in the ACTIVEMATH learning environment, describe the prototypes implemented and the experience gained. Requirements for an ideal web-service technology are described. They include the notion of event propagation as well as the consideration for stateful web-services. Finally we propose models to make the web-services of ACTIVEMATH available to client components without affecting privacy or security. Further work, within the LE ACTIVEMATH EU project is describ
All About Animals
Video discusses animals and what they are all about. Animals are living things that need air, food, and water to live. Baby animals look like their parents and as animals grow, they change. Video is in cartoon form, it talks about what animals need to live, how animals are different, and how animals live in different places. (01:44)
How to avert a financial crisis: why anticipation and management go a long way
Companies are overreacting to the economic downturn but, had they been better prepared in the first place, they wouldn’t find themselves in such a fix. This is according to Ludo Van der Heyden, INSEAD Professor of Technology and Operations Management.
Capitalism thrives in virtual world: Second Life gives commerce a second chance
In the beginning, the online virtual world was a place for action video games such as Grand Theft Auto, or hanging out and chatting. Today, it’s a very different place. Commerce and capitalism have entered the picture.
Cells - Centers for the Week of 8/30/10
Mrs. Matthews students rotate through science centers each week. This week, the class is learning about living things, the parts of a plant and animal cell, and unicellular organisms. Their centers for the week include (1) a video about microbes found on Watchknow called Magic School Bus is in a Pickle (2) three interactive microscope websites on the Whiteboard (3) an experiment with a chicken egg (one large cell) soaked in vinegar to reveal the membrane (4) an art activity where the stud
Sid the Science Kid It's Not Scary, It's Decayed Song
In this song, the teacher tells about how and why living things decay. Examples of fruits going through the process are shown. A great video for a lesson on decomposition. Run time 02:58.
Chemicals, the Environment, and You
provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. Topics include the science of toxicology, dose-response relationships, individual susceptibility, risk assessment, and environmental hazards. Students are introduced to the ever-changing nature of our understanding of how chemicals influence the health of living organisms.
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,Conversations from 7 year olds take place about how to characterize an animal.
Based on UNICEF's annual flagship publication, The State of the World's Children report (SOWC), the U.S. Fund for UNICEF has developed and released these free resources for educators to use with students in grades 3-12. The lesson plans and resources in these units are designed to be used sequentially or separately. Topics include addressing global affairs issues such as the Millennium Development Goals, real life stories from youth, the causes of childhood exclusion, and water and sanitation.
Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II
This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology. It provides a basis for other Tufts Dental School courses such as Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine II/III, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and other clinical science courses. It is a transition course between the other basic science courses and the clinical sciences of dentistry. Not only does it serve as a foundation course, its knowledge base will also aid in the
The Great White Shark- T-Rex of the Sea
Even though the great white is one of the most feared sharks in the
sea, it is also the most endangered. The large, silent predator has no
natural enemies other than human beings who hunt it for its fins, teeth, and jaws.
Great whites can reproduce once they reach about 15 years of age, and often live long lives, living up to 85 years. These sharks live in
almost all coastal waters and detect prey using their extremely
sensitive apparatus called the ‘Ampullae
SeArch : Archeologisch erfgoed in de Noordzee Het SeArch-project wil het marien archeologisch archief in kaart brengen, met daarbij twee doelen:
Het SeArch-project wil het marien archeologisch archief in kaart brengen, met daarbij twee doelen:
Dragonflies (Globe Skimmers) - The Longest Migratory Journey
While living and working as a marine biologist in Maldives, Charles Anderson noticed sudden explosions of dragonflies at certain times of year. He explains how he carefully tracked the path of a plain, little dragonfly called the globe skimmer, only to discover that it had the longest migratory journey of any insect in the world.
Charles Anderson studies marine life in the Maldives, a nation of coral atolls in the Indian Ocean.
The Political Economy of the Cold War
At its heart the Cold War was a competition between two economic systems. Despite having in common a "military-industrial complex", they were profoundly different in the degree of freedom they offered their citizens, the living standards they were able to achieve and the pace of technological innovation they could sustain. In this first lecture, Niall Ferguson compares and contrasts the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War and asks how far the outcome of the Cold War was economical
Friendship and Poetry
The Colorni lectures are held regularly in memory of Eva Colorni, who taught economics at the former City of London Polytechnic - now incorporated into London Metropolitan University - until her early death in 1985. A collection of the earlier lectures is published by Oxford University Press, under the title Living As Equals. This year's lecture will be delivered by the Indian poet and novelist Vikram Seth.
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Basic Definition of a Percent Number
The instructor, Ron Cox, discusses the basic definition of a percent number and how to change the percent number into a fraction number. This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Percents. (6:12)
How To Make Your Dorm Room Livable
This video is great for high school students heading off to college and provides handy tips for turning a dorm room into a comfortable living space. (1:54)