The second floor of Kansas' capitol features a pantheon of our state's heroes in stone. In this segment we consider four small busts related to this massive installation.
Emotions and calls
Birds use different calls to understand each other. Birds can give distress calls and other calls to let other birds know how they feel. Similarly, humans can detect how other humans feel by the tone of voice they use. They can use their hearing abilities to assess the emotions and moods of others.
Ecosystem Roles: Consumers
Animals can be classified as consumers, producers, or decomposers. Consumers are animals that consume other organisms because they cannot make their own energy. These organisms give the consumer energy as they are broken down by the consumer.
Christie Clark gets serenaded for Earth Day
Students from University Highlands elementary school performed an Earth Day song for B.C. premier Christy Clark in the Djavad Mowafaghian Courtyard at Blusson Hall. BC premier Christy Clark was at SFU Burnaby to announce funding for a new neighbourhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain. This district energy system will provide heat for the whole campus plus future homes in the UniverCity sustainable community. It will also replace SFU's aging boilers and help reduce 80 per cent of the school's
ED: The Milibands and the making of a Labour leader [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mehdi Hasan, James Macintyre | Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. Mehdi Hasan and James Macintyre's book, ED: The Milibands and the making of a Labour leader, reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backdrop of tragedy and with a prominent Marxist thinker for a father. ED follows his coming of age at Oxford, his election to Parliament and asks whether the pressures of being Labour p
NASA: STS-118 Launch
Endeavor heads toward the International Space Station with teacher-turned-astronaut Barbara Morgan aboard. For larger resolution and downloads see: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/
Elements - Quiz
What you did and didn't know about elements.
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
Dementia patients' oral hygiene benefits from researched techniques
"Poor oral health can lead to pneumonia and cardiovascular disease as well as periodontal disease," said Rita A. Jablonski, even though these illnesses are not usually associated with the mouth. According to Jablonski, assistant professor of nursing, Penn State, persons with dementia resist care when they feel threatened. In general, these patients cannot care for themselves and need help. Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges
Building My Pyramid
The Invisible Elephant: Curriculum Slideshow
These 30 slides help teachers understand what the curriculum is supposed to do and the importance of an integrated format to create students who are able to think. A great piece for staff development or to question the Common Core requirements.
Students examine how different balls react when colliding with different surfaces, giving plenty of opportunity for them to see the difference between elastic and inelastic collisions, learn how to calculate momentum, and understand the principle of conservation of momentum.
River Erosion Prototype
A series of animations of river erosion through soil layers of differing properties
Southeastern Texas Floods: 24 June 2002 (before)
Rivers near San Antonio, Texas are difficult to distinguish before the flooding of July 2002. After the floods, the swollen rivers are easy to discern.
Hegel on Language and Logic
Hegel on Language and Logic
Clarence Darrow Puts the State on Trial [The new introduction to Clarence Darrow's Resist Not Evil (1903; 2011)] You always remember books that change your mind, because these books are so few and far between. We're drawn to boo
[The new introduction to Clarence Darrow's Resist Not Evil (1903; 2011)]
You always remember books that change your mind, because these books are so few and far between. We're drawn to boo
Book Rocky and Rocksy
Want Rocky and Rocksy to appear at your next event? Book them at http://utoledo.edu/mascot and click the "Book Rocky and Rocksy" button at the top.
Gunfire overnight in Tripoli
Anti-aircraft gunfire lights up Tripoli night sky.