The Sunflower and the rose
Beloved by artists as well as gardeners, flowers are everywhere in art. But are they just flowers or do they carry hidden meanings? Is there a deeper significance - spiritual, cultural or aesthetic - than we realise? Put on your deerstalker and prepare to exercise your little grey cells as we tour a virtual art gallery looking for the clues that artists have left for us between the petals of the rose and the sunflower, two of summer's most beautiful flowers.
Devices and Desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun
In this video clip, learn about the excavation of the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. (2:22)
In this brief slide show lesson learn about Coordinate Conjunctions. A coordinate conjunction is a word used to connect words, phrases, and independent clauses. Like: and, but, or, for, yet, and so. (FANBOY-learning tactic) Examples are shown and Coordinate sentences. (01:39)
Cómo empezó la Primera Guerra Mundial - en español
La Primera Guerra Mundial comenzó el 28 de julio de 1914 y finalizó el 11 de noviembre de 1918 con la victoria de la Triple Entente. Las causas de esta guerra fueron: económicas, imperialismos, nacionalismos, alianzas y armamento. (4:00)
Cómo son las notas musicales - en español
El alfabeto musical consiste de siete notas y se representa en un pentagrama. Para saber donde está situada cada nota, primero hay que fijarse en la clave del pentagrama. (2:15)
The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair Remembered
A slide show set to Louis Armstrong's "What A Wonderful World" looks back at some of the sights of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair held in Flushing Meadows, Queens, NY. Useful for lessons about fairs. (02:38)
Cómo nació Internet - en español
En 1965 se conectó por primera vez una computadora en Massachusetts con una Q-32 en California a través de una línea telefónica conmutada de baja velocidad. A principios de los años '70 el departamento de Defensa de Estados Unidos mostró públicamente la red de comunicaciones Arpanet. (2:10)
ISS Update - March 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for March 21, 2012. 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.
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Pharmacology : Pharmacological Lab Procedures - Respiratory Depression Effect of Morphine on Rabbits
"This video ""Pharmacological Lab Procedures: Respiratory Depression Effect of Morphine on Rabbits"" is part of a multimedia-based module by George Koffour, Samuel Owusu Agyeman-Duah, Benjamin Prempeh, and Ella Kasanga. Respiratory Depression is a reduction in the rate of respiration. It may be induced by some medicines. Morphine is an extremely potent opiate analgesic psycho-active drug, and is considered to be the prototypical opioid. In clinical medicine, Morphine is regarded as the good stan
Langston Hughes Biography on Bio
This is a mini-biography that highlights the life and career of Langston Hughes. It includes basic facts as well as commentary by scholars. It may not be very entertaining to young children but can give great background knowledge to compliment the Common Core Test Exemplar poem "Poem" by Langston Hughes. (03:33)
Economic Update on WBAI Mar 24th, 2012
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WINDING DOWN: March Matchness at Queens
Three Queens basketball alumni - Sean Kelly '93, Bobby Lindauer '92 and TJ Lewis '97 - have teamed up to issue this challenge to our GOLD alumni. During the month of March, when any gift (regardless of size) is given from a Graduate of the Last Decade, our challengers will add an additional $50 to that gift! Help your alma mater by visiting http://www.queens.edu/march-matchness today!
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a platypus. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing animals as they interact in their natural environment. The distinctive features that make the platypus so instantly recognizable are its duck-like bill, dense, waterproof fur, webbed feet, and broad, flattened tail. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (3:02)
Athletic Admissions Eligibility Seminar
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23. The Pope and the Cause of Freedom Learn About Saint Patrick's Day Shedding Light on Dark Matter
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In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)
Richard Mushotzky, an astronomy professor at the University of Maryland, presents "Shedding Light on Dark Matter". The illustrated lecture, the third in a series of programs in 2010, is presented through a partnership between the Library's Science, Technology and Business Division and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Speaker Biography: Richard Mushotzky is an astronomy professor at the University of Maryland. Mushotzky has received the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement in 1983
Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
Shedding Light on Dark Matter