How Did the Universe Begin?
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the work of Edwin Hubble and how his work contributed to the formation of the Big Bang Theory.
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Learn About the Explorer Ferdinand Magellan
This 2:17 long video tells the story of how Magellan found the resources for him to try and sail around the world. A good overview.
This eight-minute video enables students to find the distance between two points on a line. The lecture format may have to be stopped at times to allow the students to review what was covered.
Digital ?serial vision? - new approach in urban composition teaching
The paper discusses the following problem: How can digital technology are integrated with urban composition teaching to provide a better understanding of the aesthetical and emotional aspects of the city? It argues for the current need for an integration of computer modelling and the approaches developed form the work of K. Lynch, G. Cullen, R. Krier, F. Ching. The paper is based on the experience in design studio teaching and an experiment completed with students. The exercise shows the student
Zin Zin Zin a Violin! - Elementary Performance
Students from Pleasant Grove Elementary perform the poem "Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin!" by Lloyd Moss. The audio quality is good, considering it is being taped from the audience. Students will enjoy watching the choreography that goes along with their performance. (05:01)
Tense Cairo after mob attack on Israel embassy
Sept. 10 - Israeli officials say an attack on their Cairo embassy threatens regional security as well as its relationship with Egypt. Jessica Gray reports.
How To Start Jogging
This two minute video is a lecture about how to prepare to start jogging and does not demonstrate how this is done, relying on a spokesman.
Diamond planet found orbiting a pulsar
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/planet-sized-diamond-found-in-orbit.html
Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies
The Leonardo Electronic Journal of Practices and Technologies is an open access journal published twice yearly by AcademicDirect Publishing House covering all areas of science and technology with an emphasis on algorithms and computer applications. The journal's website provides full text papers available as PDF files.
Discussion for September 8, 2011
Discussion about historical figures in the history of psychological science as well as various schools of thought and theoretical and conceptual issues that have followed us to the present.
Cunniff, D. (September 2011). University Partnerships with Teachers and Students to Enhance the Teac
This paper examined the role of partnership relationships as they related to school districts and universities. It highlighted programs and delivery modes that could be used to improve […]
Καλώς ορίσατε στην Ελλάδα. Materiales para la enseñanza del Griego Moderno (N
Estos materiales didácticos se han elaborado para la enseñanza y el aprendizaje de la lengua griega moderna en su nivel inicial, y se corresponden con los niveles de competencia lingüística A1 y A2 (principiante y elemental), según quedan determinados en el Marco Común de Referencia Europeo para las Lenguas. Sus contenidos (gramática, situaciones comunicativas, vocabulario etc.) se ajustan a lo previsto para dichos niveles. Están diseñados específicamente siguiendo las programaciones
Iran's Ahmadinejad slams West, prompts walk-out
Sept. 22 - Diplomats from the United States and other western nations walk out of the United Nations General Assembly as Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad delivers his address, referring to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York and the Pentagon as a pretext for U.S. attacks on Iraq and Afghanistan. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Rocky tells us how to donate to UTC3
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Gerard Lyons on Asian economies
Chief Economist and Group Head of Global Research at Standard Chartered speaks to London Business School's Business Strategy Review about the likes of China and other Asian nations as economic powers and the implications for investors.
Writers Series 2011: Honor Moore
Honor Moore, Distinguished Writer in Residence, read from her work on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 at the University of Richmond. Honor Moore has published a memoir, The Bishop's Daughter, and a biography, The White Blackbird, A Life of the Painter Margarett Sargent by Her Granddaughter. The Bishop's Daughter was named an Editor's Choice by the New York Times and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. In 2009 the Library of America published Poems from the Women's Movement, an
Masked Rider Celebration - 50th Rider
The history of the Masked Rider program began in 1954. Joe Kirk Fulton shocked those present at the 1954 Gator Bowl by riding a horse named Blackie onto the football field, followed by the football team. Since then, 50 different individuals have had the privilege of being the Texas Tech Masked Rider. To find out more about the masked rider program, visit:http://www.depts.ttu.edu/centerforcampuslife/spiritsquads/maskedrider.php
Germans not united on Greece
Pressure mounts on German Chancellor Angela Merkel to move her thinking towards a controlled Greek insolvency as Europe fails to get its debt crisis under control.
An Interview With Persephone
This student-created video features students role-playing an interview with Persephone, Greek queen of the underworld. The questions in the interview focus upon Persehone's relationship with her husband, Hades. ( 1:07)