This is a collection of tried-and-true technique descriptions used in teaching postgraduate students in the Department of
The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
The Humor of Ronald Reagan
This six-minute clip offers the humor of Ronald Reagan from the Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly of Central Florida. (05:50)
See the 17 Species of Penguins-Cool Facts!
This is an interactive educational video about penguins created by a class. Contains information about all 17 species of penguins, but focuses primarily on the Emperor, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Gentoo, and African species. (03:00)
International Space Station captures new HD images of Earth
NASA releases new images of Earth after it tests its new high definition cameras from the exterior of the International Space Station. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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Venice Carnival kicks off with spectacle for the senses
A magical night-time spectacle inspired by Italian food and art kicks off the two week-long Venice Carnival. Gavino Garay reports.
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Fracture surface in a liquid crystalline polymer, oriented by a magnetic field
Above their melting point, liquid crystalline polymers exhibit a mesophase within which, although able to flow and are not arranged in a crystal, they exhibit long range orientational order. This molecular alignment can be exploited to make high strength and stiffness fibres such as Kevlar, or even mouldable thermotropics such as Vectra. Molecular alignment can also be controlled by an external applied field; a property exploited in liquid crystal displays. This polymer has been subjected to
7.346 Synaptic Plasticity and Memory, from Molecules to Behavior (MIT)
In this course we will discover how innovative technologies combined with profound hypotheses have given rise to our current understanding of neuroscience. We will study both new and classical primary research papers with a focus on the plasticity between synapses in a brain structure called the hippocampus, which is believed to underlie the ability to create and retrieve certain classes of memories. We will discuss the basic electrical properties of neurons and how they fire. We will see how fi
The Arnold Arboretum's program for preschoolers that serves the area Head Start brings very excited kids to a lovely, engagin and stimulating nature setting.
"Regenerative Medicine: from Bench to Bedside, Spring 2010"
"Regenerative medicine involves the repair and regeneration of tissues for therapeutic purposes, such as replacing bone marrow in leukemia, cartilage in osteoarthritis or cells of the heart after a heart attack. In this course, we will explore basic mechanisms of how cells differentiate into specific tissues in response to a variety of biologic signaling molecules. We will discuss the use of such factors for in vitro tissue production. We will also study the cellular mechanisms involved in the c
Aerobic fitness is integral to successful sports performance and to maintaining good health. But what sort of exercise should you be doing to develop your aerobic fitness? This unit will help you to answer this question by introducing you to principles of aerobic exercise prescription.
HORRID HENRY THE MOVIE
The first ever British kid’s movie to be filmed in 3D, Horrid Henry: The Movie stars Anjelica Huston as Henry’s terrifying teacher Miss Battle-Axe, alongside, Rebecca Front as Henry’s headmistress Ms Oddbod and Richard E Grant as a rival headmaster, with Parminder Nagra as Miss Lovely, Noel Fielding makes an appearance as Killer Boy Rats’ frontman Ed Banger, Kimberley Walsh as cousin Prissy Polly and introducing new young stars, Scarlett Stitt as Moody Margaret and Theo Stevenson as Ho
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