Valedictorian 2011 06 22 15h00 Drapeau
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Kayak the Cuyahoga: Crooked River Adventures
Crooked River Adventures offers trips along the Cuyahoga River to three destinations, all with easy-to-navigate routes and beautiful views.
UGA Beyond the Arch
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Let's talk thesis
The honors thesis is a unique requirement for Penn State Schreyer students. Scholars discuss thesis topics ranging from women and cybercrime to reconstruction of ancient climates by analysis of Arctic ice cores.
Externalities - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
Harris antelope ground squirrel from the Sonora desert
Many small mammals live in the desert and rely on cacti and their fruit for water and nutrients. Many small mammals hibernate in winter, but not the Harris antelope ground squirrel.
Eels move in the same way as shark and other fishes. They use their fins and streamlined body to glide through the water.
Limpet showing foot
The intertidal zone is subject to intense wave forces and the muscular foot allows limpets to tightly grasp the rocks.
Write in the Middle: A Series for Middle School English Teachers
Write in the Middle: A Workshop for Middle School Teachers is an
eight-part professional development workshop designed to help teachers learn effective practices and strategies to use with middle school students in writing instruction. Through classroom footage of excellent teachers modeling successful strategies and interviews with teachers, students, and nationally recognized experts about the writing process, workshop participants will learn ways to
create a positive and product
Police, demonstrators clash at Greek austerity protest
June 28 - Greek police clash with groups of hooded protesters outside of parliament in central Athens at the start of two days of strikes and protests against cuts demanded by international lenders as the price for more financial aid. Parliament is due to vote this week on a package of spending cuts, tax increases and privatizations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Evolution and Theodicy
Demythologising the Historical 'Conflict' between Geology and Genesis
Prof. Martin Rudwick : Seminar
The Craft of Science Fiction
Joe Haldeman provides a sneak preview of an upcoming novel whose story plays out in MIT’s past, present and distant future. In his conversation with Henry Jenkins, Haldeman admits that he has “a lot of fun with the sociology of being in this joint.” He also discusses the history of his genre, and his own literary approa
Looking Ahead to 2020
Real-world practitioners of systems engineering/engineering systems describe how the young discipline has shaped their very large enterprises.
For the past 10 years, David Lehman has been incorporating key systems engineering ideas within MITRE Corporation. Successes include getting project leaders to think
Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 4 - 'Yours for the Jubilee': The Prophetic Religion of the Abolitionis
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
"Health Care and Epidemics in Antiquity: The Example of Ancient Mesopotamia" (video)
Lecture by Walter Farber, Professor of Assyriology, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago. From the "Epidemics Then & Now: Infectious Diseases Around the World," the 2006 University of Chicago Summer Institute for Educators. Co-sponsored by the Center for International Studies, the Graham School of General Studies, the Center for East Asian Studies, the Center for East Eur
Earth 100 Million Years From Now
Earth's landmasses were not always what they are today. Continents formed as Earth's crustal plates shifted and collided over long periods of time. This video shows how today's continents are thought to have evolved over the last 600 million years, and where they'll end up in the next 100 million years. Paleogeographic Views of Earth's History provided by Ron Blakey, Professor of Geology, Northern Arizona University. (03:19)
Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)