Science off the Sphere: Earth in Infrared
International Space Station Expedition 30 astronaut Don Pettit views cities, agricultural areas and deserts using an infrared camera for 'Science off the Sphere.' Through a partnership between NASA and the American Physical Society you can participate in Pettit's physics challenge and view future experiments here: http://www.physicscentral.com/sots
LATN 415-01, Tutorial Assistantship, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
The Oregon Country
This video is accompanied by text. "The spirit of "Manifest Destiny" pervaded the United States during the Age of Reform—the decades prior to the Civil War. John L. O'Sullivan, editor of the influential United States Magazine and Democratic Review, gave the expansionist movement its name in 1845, when he wrote that it is "the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions." Manifest Destiny was
When you travel the internet the URL is the address of a specific site. It is a resource found on the internet. A collection of sites is searched to give you results. When you find what you are looking for question is the site valid? Look for the Author, is he/she an expert in their field, what evidence is there to support that the information is true? (1:21)
Thomas Jefferson Expands Presidential Power
In one of the defining moments of his presidency, Thomas Jefferson expanded presidential power to make the Louisiana Purchase, which doubled the size of the United States. In this video clip, learn how this decision increased presidential power for future presidents. (3:39)
Duke Campus Reacts to Dr. Lefkowitz's Nobel Prize
The Duke campus and beyond honored Dr. Robert Lefkowitz for sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab.
Man vs. Dog
Through immersion with a pack of calm submissive dogs, Cesar (the dog trainer) helps a father overcome his fear of dogs.Video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behavior. Run time 02:43.
The Tale of the Sun and the Moon - Song
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the Sun is up during the day and Moon is up at night. Includes colorful cartoon slides. (2:58)
8th Annual URI Distinguished Achievement Awards - Highlights
The Distinguished Achievement Awards honor those who personify URI's tradition of excellence in achievement, leadership, and service. www.advance.uri.edu/programming/daa/2013/
MSU Faculty conversations: Stratton Lee
Stratton Lee, academic adviser in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, talks about his role in helping students shape their own careers at MSU. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/faculty-conversations-stratton-lee
African American Programs at 30
African American programming adapts through the decades. Harvey Bakari outlines the goals of interpreting Williamsburg's enslaved population.
Lecture by Tom Strala
Presented by the Furniture Program at California College of the Arts, this lecture was filmed on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus. Tom Strala is an architect who builds no houses, but rather tables, chairs, and lamps. Strala creates pieces with the idea that items for the home -- including basic necessities such as furniture and lighting -- should be designed with the intent that they are a work of sculptural art. Based in Switzerland, he consider
Les amis de Flaubert et de Maupassant
The website, 'Les Amis de Flaubert et de Maupassant', is the site of the Friends' Association of Maupassant and Flaubert; both celebrated nineteenth-century French authors. Established in 1991, the Association aims to raise awareness and understanding of the life and work of these two novelists. To this end, it organizes visits to places closely associated with Maupassant and Flaubert; runs conferences, seminars and exhibitions focussing on their lives, interests and literary works; publishes te
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 1/5
Part 1 of 5 about the Berlin Wall and its impact and significance during the Cold War.
The records of St. Bartholomew's priory & St. Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield: volume 2
The post-Reformation history of the church and parish. Includes a detailed account of the fabric of the church, its monuments and memorials, and parochial records. Also contains a chronological account of the church and its rectors. Substantial appendices detail the nineteenth-century restoration of the church building.
How to Grade Homeschool Papers
How to Grade Homeschool Papers. Part of the series: Writing and Education. To grade homeschool papers, create a rubric that assigns numbers to what an ideal piece of writing would be, and talk with the children about what is expected for each assignment. The video would have been more helpful if she showed what a rubric is and how to construct...but, it is a start.
Pickleball Technique: How to Cross Step
Pickleball Cross Step by Coach "Mo". Here's an instructional video that demonstrates the proper technique for Cross Stepping while playing Pickleball. (3:46)
Cold War: McCarthyism - part 3/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
"Electromagnetics and Applications, Spring 2009"
"This course explores electromagnetic phenomena in modern applications, including wireless and optical communications, circuits, computer interconnects and peripherals, microwave communications and radar, antennas, sensors, micro-electromechanical systems, and power generation and transmission. Fundamentals include quasistatic and dynamic solutions to Maxwell's equations; waves, radiation, and diffraction; coupling to media and structures; guided waves; resonance; acoustic analogs; and forces, p
MOLA Zooming Down to Reveal a Hidden Channel (slow)
In this visualization, using MOLA data, zooming down to look at where the hidden channel of water located.