Charles Massy - Farming futures: how Australia's farmers are adapting to change
ANU PhD researcher Charles Massy discusses the many ways in which Australian farmers are adapting and changing practices - from the use of land to changing the amount of chemicals used. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16551 To view an online version of the magazine: http://issuu.com/anureporter/docs/anu_reporter_spring12
How to Teach Kindergarten Reading Comprehension Skills
Kindergarten students may not recognize all of the letters of the
alphabet, and teaching kindergarten students how to read requires an
effort to make reading fun. Discover ways to involve kindergarten
students in the reading process with help from an English specialist and president of a theater group in this free video on reading. (01:39)
Making Fantastic Presentations Using Prezi
This tutorial can be used by teachers or by students (if you would like to assign students to use Prezi for a class project). It is a little long, but, after watching this tutorial, you will be able to add text and objects, create frames and groups, edit the look and feel of the Prezi, edit text and objects, and edit the path of the Prezi. (18:20)
Racing against time: All Olympic Gold's Compared over a century. Racing against time is a great series of animations at the NY times that highlight various Gold medal performances
Racing against time is a great series of animations at the NY times that highlight various Gold medal performances
Love Potion #9 Lyrics, The Searchers
Defrag Tools: #7 - VMMap | Defrag Tools In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew and I walk you through Sysinternals VMMap. VMMap allows you to see how the Virtual Memory of a process is being used. You can see how much is used, for what purpose it is being used, and if there has been any memory leaks. Like last week with RAMMap, we cover some Memory Management theory to understand the data in VMMap. Resour
In this episode of Defrag Tools, Andrew and I walk you through Sysinternals VMMap. VMMap allows you to see how the Virtual Memory of a process is being used. You can see how much is used, for what purpose it is being used, and if there has been any memory leaks. Like last week with RAMMap, we cover some Memory Management theory to understand the data in VMMap.
LIGHTNING ROUND: Sell Facebook! Shares heading to $12!
Aug. 15 - CBOE options trader Andrew Keene sees bearish sentiment toward Facebook ahead of the expiration of its lockup period and has a $12 price target on the stock.
Crocodiles and Alligators: Compare and Contrast
This video contains information about crocodiles and alligators; how they are similar and different. This can be used as one of many sources about a given topic for students to gain knowledge in order to write about that topic (W.K.7, W.1.7, W.2.7). Use this in conjunction with other videos about alligators and crocodiles to inform students so they can write on the topic. (03:01)
Thank You, Rhode Island
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Investment and Consumption - Khan Academy
During this video clip, Sal Khan discusses the difference between every day and economic notions of investment and consumption. (07:32)
Article :: Manual Black and White Adjustments in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
In the following steps, Martin Evening shows how he was able to improve upon the default Auto B&W panel setting and thereby maximize the contrast in a photograph.
CSLA.NET | Visual Studio Toolbox In this episode, Rocky Lhotka joins us to talk about CSLA.NET. CSLA is a software development framework that helps you build a powerful, maintainable business logic layer for Windows, Web, service-oriented, and workflow applications. Its primary goal is to help you implement, manage, and reuse business logic. Rocky introduces CSLA.NET and then shows us how the upcoming version supports async programming and Windows 8 apps.
In this episode, Rocky Lhotka joins us to talk about CSLA.NET. CSLA is a software development framework that helps you build a powerful, maintainable business logic layer for Windows, Web, service-oriented, and workflow applications. Its primary goal is to help you implement, manage, and reuse business logic. Rocky introduces CSLA.NET and then shows us how the upcoming version supports async programming and Windows 8 apps.Author(s):
Eco-friendly ATMs make good cents, says manufacturer
Aug. 14 - A Brazilian firm has developed eco-friendly ATM booths crafted from recycled materials and a solar panel that helps lower energy usage. The company says its green ATMs are at the forefront of modern, environmentally responsible design. Tara Cleary reports.
Tower Views - Welcome Back Students
In this edition of Tower Views, Larry Burns vice president of external affairs, is on location all around campus, asking students how their first week back to school was.
The Yarn: Jason White
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Concept Question: Terms of Navier-Stokes Equations (another example)
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Testing the performance of structural models in pricing credit spreads
Manuel Rodrigues outlines his research into financial models that are structurally driven by the Black-Scholes formula in order to determine equity pricing; and whether they under or over-produce credit risk. In order for firms to properly price credit risk, his research goes on to look at which market most efficiently tells us about fundamental increases in credit risk. Perhaps surprisingly, his work has demonstrated that the Equity market is the most efficient for identifying increased risk. T
INN Guest Lecture John Dennis Team 17
John Dennis from Team 17 visited Leeds Met to deliver a guest lecture offering exclusive insights into the games industry. John offers insights and tips on what it takes to create an engaging and enjoyable game play experience. Team 17 were responsible for the classic 'Worms' games series amongst other popular titles and most recently are developing the new game Alien Breed Evolution
The Geiger Counter
A demonstration of a Geiger counter, complete with a living member of the Geiger family! The great-great grandson of the inventor of the Geiger counter is a student in this chemistry class (08:18).
Science Bulletins: Curiosity Lands on Mars
In early August 2012, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover was safely delivered to its Mars landing site in Gale Crater. In addition to the rover's science instrument payload for atmosphere and soil analysis, Curiosity carries 17 cameras that are capturing the Martian landscape in unprecedented detail. Scientists anticipate that the geological diversity of the landing site and nearby areas will yield a rich variety of samples, informing their understanding of Mars's past and present habit