Memories of Red: Gold Mining in Romania's Rosia Montana
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/romania-hungary-mining-toxic-waste-rosia-montana-gold Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen traveled to the Rosia Montana region of Romania, where plans are underway to open the biggest open-pit gold and silver mine in Europe. One of the oldest mining sites in the world, Rosia Montana village offers archeologists and historians valuable insights into its 2,000-year mining tradition. Should the mining plans be approved, the s
ISS Update - Jan. 11, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 11, 2012.
Dan Burbank Speaks With Students Using Amateur Radio
Station commander Dan Burbank conducted an amateur radio contact on Monday (Jan. 9) with a group of students at Descartes High School in Montigny-Le-Bretonneux, France, 30 km southwest of Paris. Members of the school's astronomy club asked questions about life in space, cultural differences among astronauts from different countries, and the scientific experiments being conducted on board the station.
Science Bulletins: Earth's Green Carbon Machine
The seasonal growth of plants—both on land and in the ocean—is one of the most striking patterns visible on Earth from space. This green "pulse" of life is intimately connected with the planet's carbon cycle and changing climate. In this data visualization, watch plants grow and die with the seasons and learn about the resulting effects on carbon and climate. Visitors to AMNH may view the visualization in the Hall of Biodiversity until January 16, 2012. For background information, education
Impact of Obama jobs plan on small business
Jan. 11 - Rafael Pastor, CEO of small business coaching organization Vistage, discusses the impact of President Obama's latest job creation proposals.
Culture vs. Cross Culture - The Best Life Now - Dr. Bruce Winter
Dr. Winter considers the relationships between the early Christians and the Draeco-Roman world to be critical for Christians today. There are important life-chnaging lessons that can be learned about what does, but was never to, shape our own lives as contemporary Australian Christians.
Serious Energy, Serious Innovation - Kevin Surace - MIT Club of Northern California How Inc Magazine's 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year built a clean energy company How did Serious Energy bring a high-tech “walk through walls” mentality to the building materials industry in order to challenge technological bar
Hear CEO Kevin Surace describe how he injected his entrepreneurial clean tech vision to create the most innovative company ever to hit the building materials industry.
How Inc Magazine's 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year built a clean energy company
How did Serious Energy bring a high-tech “walk through walls” mentality to the building materials industry in order to challenge technological bar
Meet Michale Fee Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior. Learn more about Michale Fee [images courtesy of pond5]
Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior.
Learn more about Michale Fee
[images courtesy of pond5]
Curriculum and Schedule: MSc in Administration at the JMSB, Concordia University
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/graduate-programs/msc-in-admin-program A description of the curriculum and schedule of the MSc in Administration program at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.
UA Art Student Curates Dinnerware Artspace Exhibit
Jennifer Johnson, a student at the UA, curated a one-night art show at Dinnerware Artspace in Tucson's historic Warehouse Arts district. The exhibit was part of a class requirement and gave Johnson the opportunity to work with gallery manager David Aguire to create an art exhibition in a professional setting.
Politics of Local Education
Tod Allen Farmer
The content in this module is aligned with the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) Standard 4 and the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) Competency 002. ELCC […]
Jaxon - signing
Tomato Frog--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Tomato Frog. Tomato frogs (Dyscophus antongilii) live up to their name by possessing a vibrant, orange-red color. Females are much larger than males and have brighter tones of red or orange on their back, with a pale under surface. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help build real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
Jan. 18 - Agenda-setting financial insight from Reuters global commentary unit Breakingviews.
Entrepreneurship Day 2011 - DIY Spaces as a Cradel of Innovation Panel
Prof. Jeffrey Robinson moderates a panel to discuss DIY Spaces as a Cradel of Innovation at Rutgers Entrepreneurship Day 2011.
Caruso accepts Coach of the Year award
Hear from Coach Glenn Caruso as he accepts the 2011 Liberty Mutual Division III Coach of the Year award. Caruso also won the award in 2010. Learn more at http://www.tommiesports.com
Mark S. George, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Mark S. George, M.D., he is the Director of the Brain Stimulation Laboratory at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. George was awarded his M.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his Residency at MUSC as well. He completed his Fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurological Diseases in London and the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland. He is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry.
Northeastern Men's Basketball Press Conference - at Vermont - Dec. 30, 2011
Northeastern men's basketball head coach Bill Coen meets with the media following Northeastern's 53-51 win at Vermont on Friday, Dec. 30, 2011, at Patrick Gymnasium in Burlington, Vt.
English and Black History: Reading "Roll of Thunder"
Lesson ObjectiveStudents examine elements of the American Civil Rights Movement. Questions to ConsiderWhat types of questions does Ms. Marquis pose to guide students in analyzing Roll of Thunder?How does "micro-teaching" by students make the lesson more meaningful?Notice that students complete additional research to prepare for "micro-teaching"Common Core StandardsELA.SL.8.1a
Small and Special
The Small and Special website provides free access to the results of a project into the early development of The Hospital for Sick Children at Great Ormond Street, in London, which was England's first in-patient hospital for children. The project to analyse the patient registers of the hospital from 1852 to 1914 has been carried out in partnership with Kingston University and funded partly by the Wellcome Trust. Through this easy to use site it is possible to trace patients or members of staff a