"Missing Link" Dinosaur: Feather Color Determined
Scientists have determined the color of a fossilized feather ofArchaeopteryx, a birdlike dinosaur that represents an evolutionary transition between dinosaurs and today's birds.In research partially funded by the National Geographic Society and headed by Ryan Carney of Brown University, investigators used a specialized type of electron microscope to determine the pigmentation of the feather, which they say was black. (2:11)
Dirty Jobs: Slippery Sucker
Ancient fish Lamprey
Pygmy Seahorses Camouflaged Against Fan Coral
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Pygmy Seahorses camouflaged against fan coral. The pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) is undoubtedly one of the most well camouflaged species in the oceans, being extremely difficult to spot amongst the gorgonian coral it inhabits. So effective is this camouflage that the species wasn’t actually discovered until its host gorgonian was being examined in a lab. This is a great resource to help build backgroun
Common Seahorse--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of the Common Seahorse. A relatively large species, the common seahorse (Hippocampus kuda) is unfortunately not as common as its name suggests, and is considered Vulnerable by the IUCN. Like all seahorses, the head of the common seahorse is held at right angles to the body, the eyes can move independently of each other, and the tail is prehensile. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real wo
Moody's threat shows UK must keep cutting - Breakingviews
Feb. 14 - A downgrade by Moody's would be unjustified if the UK continues its current cost-cutting measures say Reuters Breakingviews. Also a look at how the World Cup may affect liquidity trading.
Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Eyeball (Full Clip)
Take a look... with your eye. You'll see how it works. You'll see things right side up that start out upside down. It's a quick trick your brain pulls. Your brain, by the way, is the part of your eyes that you can see. Click, and have a look-see. (02:13)
Video -- Gulf Spill's Effects Unknown For Years?
July 26, 2011---More than a year after the Deepwater Horizon spill, scientists say it could take a decade to figure out how the oil affected the Gulf of Mexico's environment. Video 5.18
Student Report on the Re-Discover Concordia Fair
http://concordia.ca/now Student blogger David Adelman recently attended the Re-Discover Concordia Fair, which brought together over 25 university offices that offer support services for students. The fair is a chance for students to learn about resources that can help them achieve their personal, academic, and career-related goals.
What I've Learned about Teaching Statistics Courses - Jonathan Templin
Innovation 20/20 presents "What I've Learned about Teaching Statistics Courses" by Jonathan Templin, Ph.D., Associate Professor, EPIT, UGA College of Education The University of Georgia copyright 2012
Meet UMMC Chief Nursing Officer, Lisa Rowen, DNSc, RN
In this interview, UMMC chief nursing officer Lisa Rowan talks about nursing career opportunities at the University of Maryland Medical Center. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Lisa on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page. http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing UMMC Awards and Honors http://www.umm.edu/center/
Fall of Great Empires - The Battle for Rome Part One of Four
This 7:40 video is about the fall of great Empires- Rome
Rome was first built in central Italy. Later, the Roman Empire had separated into west and east because the empire was too big to rule.
The East of the Rome have first fall because the Goth and the Huns. later the west had fallen too.
Sarah, Plain and Tall
This video version of Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as part of the suggested reading materials for grades 2-3. (04:00)
The University of Memphis joins the Big East.
See the press conference announcing the U of M's move to the Big East.
A Future in Medicine: Soft Materials Immunology
Dr. Barbara Osborne, UMass Amherst describes Soft Materials Immunology, a new area of life sciences that holds great promise for developing new ways to treat and prevent disease.
Lunch Poems - giovanni singleton
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ This reading celebrates the publication of ascension (Counterpath Press), the first book of poems by giovanni singleton, coordinator of Lunch Poems. She has recently been selected by the Poetry Society of America for its biennial New American Poets series. singleton is a recipient of a New Langton Bay Area Award Show for Literature and has been a fellow at Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Cave Canem: A Workshop for African-American Poets, and the Napa Valley Wri
Chris Jericho & Cheryl Burke - Viennese Waltz
This is part of a television show how two dancers, Chris Jericho & Cheryl Burke, prepare for the Viennese Waltz. Not much value her except to show students the hard work that goes into dancing and some of the steps.
Dance Through Time5 Waltz
Waltz, a romantic Mid-19th Century Couple Dances, is performed by professional dancers. This is a brief expert from a longer DVD. (0:49)
The Rule of Clovis (3:22)
Clovis befriended Rome and then struck, winning and making it "imperialistic." The Franks were growing rapidly trying to make a larger empire. This three minute video explains the battles and politics of this period using actors and a narrator.
This 46 minute video uses a narrator, images, and actual footage of his life.
It is an excellent summary of this Supreme Court leader's life and accomplishments. Thurgood Marshall, was a crusading attorney and civil rights activist who led the fight against school desegregation, became the first African-American to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. On the opening page there is also a shorter, two minute, version of his life.
Cómo Funciona La Electrólisis Del Agua (en Español)
Un video excelente para niños que describe el proceso de descomposición de una sustancia por medio de la electricidad. El video explica que el cable que sale del lado positivo es el ánodo y el cable que sale del lado negativo es el cátodo. (2 minutos)