This Day in History May 2: Loch Ness Monster Sighted
Although accounts of an aquatic beast living in Scotland's Loch Ness date back 1,500 years, the modern legend of the Loch Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. The newspaper Inverness Courier related an account of a local couple who claimed to have seen "an enormous animal rolling and plunging on the surface." The story of the "monster" (a moniker chosen by the Courier editor) became a media phenomenon, with London newspapers sending correspondents to Scotland and
12 Great Google Sites for Teachers Google is known for its useful web tools, but did you know that a lot of them have incredible applications for education? Take a look at these Google tools to see how they’ll work for your classroom. Author(s):
Google is known for its useful web tools, but did you know that a lot of them have incredible applications for education? Take a look at these Google tools to see how they’ll work for your classroom.
The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band
Halftime performance from 2002 The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band is nationally known for its precision military marching formations on the football gridiron and is the largest military marching band in the nation. This 300+ member, Corps of Cadets unit is the official marching band of Texas A&M University. Performing at all home football games and several away games, this organization is one of the most traveled collegiate marching bands in the nation. The Aggie Band operates under strict military
Gypsy Airs: Anna JiEun Lee
In this performance video segment from From the Top at Carnegie Hall, Anna JiEun Lee plays a virtuosic piece for violin by Pablo de Sarasate called Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs), accompanied by pianist Christopher O'Riley. Listen for elements that are quick and dance-like, and others that are slow and mournful, as well as harmonies reminiscent of folk music. The music of the gypsies of Eastern Europe was the inspiration for the piece. (04:41)
Wezooz : Zo kan ik het ook Wie zoekt op het internet, die vindt vaak meer dan hem lief is. Wie zoekt op deze site, die vindt snelle, veilige en praktische antwoorden op alle mogelijke vragen. Experts tonen in filmpjes hoe je praktisch aan de slag gaat met …
Wie zoekt op het internet, die vindt vaak meer dan hem lief is. Wie zoekt op deze site, die vindt snelle, veilige en praktische antwoorden op alle mogelijke vragen. Experts tonen in filmpjes hoe je praktisch aan de slag gaat met …
1999 Purdue Astronauts
19 of Purdue's living astronaut alumni at the time returned to campus in October, 1999, including the first and last men on the moon, Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan.
Armstrong on students.mov
At the Purdue University Homecoming celebration in 2007, Purdue alum Neil Armstrong reminisced about his days as a student and talked about students of today.
Employer Perspective: Jan Conlin
Jan Conlin, Chair of Business Litigation Group, Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi discusses what she sees as important from the perspective of a hiring partner.
Thank You, Rhode Island
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Trading at Noon: Carlyle Group on acquisition tear
Aug 30 - Private equity firm Carlyle Group has purchased DuPont's car paint business, the latest of many recent deal announcements.
Apple, Google CEOs in talks over patent issues
Aug 30 - Google CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been conducting behind-the-scenes conversations about a range of intellectual property matters, according to people familiar with the matter. Reuters Poornima Gupta reports.
Bio-retina could be boon for the blind
Aug. 29 - An Israeli company has developed an artificial retina to restore sight to millions blinded by retinal disease. Called Bio-Retina, the implant mimics the function of the natural retina when age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or diseases like Retinosis Pigmentosa take hold. Tara Cleary reports.
Vail Collection: an Introduction A rare book collection is rediscovered
A rare book collection is rediscovered
Ekaterina Paramonova: A nuclear networker
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This video from Wide Angle takes viewers to the Beijing Riviera, an exclusive gated community for elites who have access to luxury goods and services on an unprecedented scale.
Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Harvard Library : Meet & Greet, July 24, 2012
The Meet & Greet featured 6 speakers from the Berkman Center and Harvard Library sharing 5 minute overviews of projects with which they've been involved. Presentations were followed by an open discussion. The event was co-sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Harvard Library Strategic Conversations.
Boekverslag Na het lezen van een boek maken de kinderen dit verslag. Ze maken een beknopte samenvatting en drukken hun waardering uit in sterren. Ze stellen hun mooiste fragment voor in woord en beeld door het te tekenen. Ze stellen ook hun favoriete …
Na het lezen van een boek maken de kinderen dit verslag. Ze maken een beknopte samenvatting en drukken hun waardering uit in sterren. Ze stellen hun mooiste fragment voor in woord en beeld door het te tekenen. Ze stellen ook hun favoriete …
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.
The Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - day 10
Highlights from day 10 of the Nottingham Life Cycle 2 - Lincoln to Nottingham. The riders are joined by members of the public and arrive at University Park for a community event for family, friends and supporters. To find out more and sponsor a rider visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/lifecycle