Pierre-Auguste Renoir, The Grands Boulevards, 1875
Watch this video to view works of Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Narration provides history of works shown and the style of Impressionism. The focus is on The Grands Boulevards ( Paris). ( 5:46)
Video Flash Cards: Subtraction by 10
.Sample video using video flash cards to help students learn their Subtraction Tables. There is no sound; just flashcards. If opened to 'full screen', the flashcards are large enough to be seen in a classroom on a laptop screen. (02:36)
Galactic Collisions - Khan Academy
Collision of the Milky Way Galaxy with Andromeda (forming "Milkomeda") (03:34)
TechEd Quick Shot - Mark Russinovich TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
TechEd attendees (in both North America and Europe) are in for a treat. Mark Russinovich is a rock star when it comes to digging into the internal workings of the system. His talks are always well attended, and rich with deep technical information. At TechEd this year he will be doing several great sessions that will focus on Windows Azure, Security, and Windows Internals.
From The Archive: Battling Blight
Tim Stark, tomato farmer and proprietor of Eckerton Hill Farm in Lobachsville, PA, describes his battle with late blight during the summer of 2009.Still photography by Annette Heist.(3:51) Additional images courtesy of Sophien Kamoun, amandabhslater/flickr, NOAA.
Science Bulletins: Monitoring Mount Etna -- Magma on the Move
cientists in Sicily are collecting an enormous amount of data to monitor moving magma inside Mount Etna, one of the most active volcanoes in the world. Nearly a million people live on the volcano's flanks, so being able to predict an eruption could be a matter of life and death. In this Earth Bulletin, visit the volcano's snowy slopes and learn how scientists from the Italian National Institute for Geophysics and Volcanology record seismic activity, measure gases seeping up through the ground, s
Science Bulletins: Yellowstone: Monitoring the Fire Below
Three of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions in geologic history occurred at a place now visited by nearly four million people a year: Yellowstone National Park. The magma chamber responsible still lies beneath, and continues to steam, heat, and shift the park landscape. Science Bulletins talks with the geologists regularly monitoring these disquieting signals to understand where this active region lies in its volcanic life span.
Live Cell Imaging, Perkins Elmer Spinning Disk Microscope
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Math in Fashion
Chloe Dao, fashion designer and winner of season two of Project Runway, talks about her career as a fashion designer, explains how she uses math to make her designs a reality, and introduces a fashion-related algebra challenge.
Tithonus by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (poetry reading)
Tithonus fell in love with Aurora, Goddess of the Dawn, who comes every day in her silver chariot, and he asked her for eternal life. Unfortunately he forgot to ask for eternal youth as well, so he continues to age. In Gulliver's Travels the Struldbrugs are in a similar plight, they get older and older but can't die. When Tennyson is describing how Tithonus feels he is most probably describing his own feelings of desolation since his dear friend Arthur Hallam died of a stroke at the age of