Indicators, Human Rights, and Global Governance: Part 1
Indicators are rapidly multiplying as tools for assessing and promoting a variety of social justice and reform strategies around the world. There are rule of law indicators, indicators of violence against women, and indicators of economic development, among m
This video briefly explains different categories of memory. Some types covered are iconic, echoic, long-term memory, semantic memory, episodic memory, procedural memory, sensory memories, episodic memories, and procedural memories. The information is good and would make a great introduction for further study. (06:00)
Building and Testing Bicycle Wheels
Want your students to remember math or science class the next time they ride a bike? Give them an inside look at what it takes to build and test durable, high-tech bike wheels. In the assembly room, spokes are plucked like guitar strings to ensure equal tension and a balanced load.In a test room, a custom machine is subjecting a wheel to 4.4 million bumps! Behind the scenes, high performance bikes are all about science,technology, engineering and math (STEM). A good video for career day too.<
Young Giant Pandas Playing
This very short video shows young Giant Pandas playing on a swing. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Holiday Greetings from Purdue's Annual Fund
2011 Holiday Greetings from Purdue's Annual Fund Give back to Purdue at: https://donate.purdue.edu/DesignateGift.aspx?allocation=RF0001&appealCode=11175&allocationDescription=PurdueAnnualFund
SP.775 D-Lab: Energy (MIT)
D-Lab: Energy offers a hands-on, project-based approach that engages students in understanding and addressing the applications of small-scale, sustainable energy technology in developing countries where compact, robust, low-cost systems for generating power are required. Projects may include micro-hydro, solar, or wind turbine generators along with theoretical analysis, design, prototype construction, evaluation and implementation. Students will have the opportunity both to travel to Nicaragua d
Westin Brings Holiday Cheer to Diamond Children's Medical Center
Westin La Paloma chefs and employee visited University of Arizona Medical Center's Diamond Children's Medical Center to decorate cookies with patents. The volunteers provided all the needed supplies - cookies, icing, chef hats, aprons and decorations to children and their families as they celebrated the holiday season.
Week 9 Pt. 2
The Arab/Israeli Conflict continued
Okay, every once in a while, we might go for cute around here: This video is ridiculously cute, plus we get to see just a few of the 220 to 225 species of owls in existence. (1:47)
The Battle of Boyne 1690
The Battle of Boyne is central to Ulster Protestant folklore. It was one of the most significant battles in the history of Ireland and had major impact on he area. This seven minute video reviews the events that resulted in this battle and what happened.
How Indian MIT & IIT Graduates Shaped Computer History (Updated: 12-28-11)
[Recorded July 15, 2010] In the last fifteen years the very names Bangalore and Silicon Valley have become evocative of the important connections between India and the United States in the global IT industry. Historian Ross Bassett argues that the linkages between the two countries are far older and deeper than is widely known. In the course of his research, he found that Indian graduates of MIT significantly influenced the creation of modern technological India. In the colonial period, a small
This video uses clay models to demonstrate effects of continental drift. Mountains forming at convergent faults, sea floor created at divergent faults, island chains forming at hot spots, and formation of volcanoes at subduction zones are shown. This selection provides visual of these concepts for students. (01:10)
4pcb: More Testing More PCB quadrotor testing: - Square-root control law. - Learning to fly in Mode 4. (http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/image-files/rc-transmitter-mode-4.gif) - Bloopers.
More PCB quadrotor testing:
- Square-root control law.
- Learning to fly in Mode 4. (http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/image-files/rc-transmitter-mode-4.gif)
Latino Theology and Christian Tradition
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Latino Theology and Christian Tradition" in the Department of Theology. This course will examine the development of Latino religion and theology in the United States and how U.S. Latina and Latino theologians have articulated the meaning and implications for Christian living of core theological topics such as Christology, worship, evangelization, and social justice.
ISS Update - Dec. 27, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 27, 2011.
Consumer confidence on the rise
Dec. 27 - Summary of business headlines: Consumer confidence rebounds; Online post-holiday sales jump; Sears holdings to close up to 120 stores; Housing prices fall-S&P Case/Shiller. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Rusty Kanokogi: The Mother of Women's Judo
A role model for women athletes of all ages and a native of Brooklyn, Rena "Rusty" Kanokogi speaks about her trailblazing entry into competitive judo at a time when women were prohibited from competition. Disguising herself as a man in order to compete, Rusty discusses the shift from her struggle as an outsider in a men's sport to a celebrated female pioneer, athlete, and the highest-ranking American woman in judo. This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on Mar
Welcome to my room, 3. klassile
UNIT 11 - Welcome to My Room. 3. klass, I kooliaste. Word'is koostatud 10 töölehte sõnavara ja grammatika omandamiseks."Arvuti koolis" lõputöö.
Lasers, Glowing Dye Illuminate Jellyfish
John Dabiri, bioengineer at Caltech, has developed new techniques for studying the motion of aquatic animals. In a recent study in the journal Nature, Dabiri and colleagues explain how swimming animals mix the ocean. Ocean mixing is important for the distribution of gases and nutrients throughout the sea, and can even affect global climate. (3min)