Quick Q Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy (2012).
2007.12.19 - Web Scheduling System (Video)
The Marriott Library Multimedia Center uses a web-based scheduling system that used open source phpScheduleIt that uses campus uNID for authentication to schedule a resource like rooms and equipment for the Marriott Library. The scheduling system could
How the Criminal Jury Trial Process works
This video narrates how the criminal jury trial process works. The courtroom proceedings are explained in order. Very concise and above average quality. Run time 01:11.
How a Hurricane is Born - The Science Of Superstorms
A fascinating look at how a little girl walking in the sand of the African desert could cause a hurricane 4000 miles away in the USA. Some scenes may be too unsettling for very young children. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students.
American Chopper vs The Metric System
This video demonstrates the need for subtracting fractions. This 2:31 long video is purely for humorous relief in a math class. Recommended that the students be given the same problems and see if the can solve them before these reality stars do.
Golgi apparatus (animated)
This short animation shows the dynamics of the golgi apparatus, Proteins being processed for export are shuttled along the microtubule.
Intervenir la imagen... o el espejo m?gico (Intervene the image... or the magic mirror)
"A technology is interactive to the degree that it reflects the consequences of our actions or decisions back to us. It follows that an interactive technology is a medium through which we communicate with ourselves... a mirror" The purpose of this work is to explore the implications of interactive media through the review of "Utop?a" digital, an interactive piece that explore the implied transformation of the relationship between art and audience and new forms of perception. The artists' role is
Video interview with a paleontologist who tells why trilobites are her favorite fossils. Grades 5-12. Includes closed captioning. 2:26 min.
This professionally-made video takes you on a field trip to Nevada to study Trilobite fossils near Las Vegas. The video features sketches and actual Trilobite fossils with on camera comments from paleo experts. The video also discusses some other work by the Paleo Society since its founding in April of 2007. (03:08)
Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. Grades 5-12. 1:52 min.
T. Rex Blood?
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, learn how scientists are hoping to better understand the biology of dinosaurs by studying the insides of fossil bones. Hear about the accidental discovery of dinosaur soft tissue by paleontologist Dr. Mary Schweitzer, and how this tissue enables scientists to learn more about dinosaur physiology and pathology. For example, soft tissue could provide information about toxins that led to dinosaur deaths. Closed Captioning is included. Run time 04:
What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global climate change to a spate of massive volcanic eruptions to the most widely accepted culprit: an asteroid that unleashed global devastation. But as correspondent Chad Cohen reports in this video, some scientists believe the giant reptiles might have been taken down by something almost too tiny to see. (15:05)
This is a short movie about a lonely mammoth wandering around in a blizzard. This animation was by a David Otzen from 3D College Denmark. The beautiful images are set to music and although there is no narration, it could be a nice introduction to a lesson about the Mammoth or about extinction. (01:45)
Tribute to Mammoths - Flurry of Frozen Fury
This episode of Mammoth Journey - from BBC´s Walking with Beasts TV series - shows the incredible journey of the mighty Mammoth in an Ice age (European continent, 30.000 ago). They traveled every year to spend the summer in the grassland of north´s plains, and left it when the frozen fury of the ice age´s winter arrived. The images are set to music. No narration. (04:43)
Evolution Ep2: Great Transformations (2/6)
From the development of the four-limbed body, to the journey of animal life from water to land, to the emergence of humans, this video focuses on the important evolutionary changes that triggered Earth's incredible diversity. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. Run time 09:48.
The 8 planets & the Sun
Simple introduction to the 8 planets and Sun of our solar system. The facts are given in rhyme and are easy to remember.
UIR 2008 Summit - Part 5 - Health Care System Vision for the Future
Representative David Clark comments on Health System Reform
Does Africa Need the International Monetary Fund?
International economist Dr Mark Ellyne asks, "Does Africa need the International Monetary Fund" in this Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Questions presentation.tEllyne has spent over two decades analysing African economies. His lecture questions why Sub-Saharan economies have not performed well even with considerable IMF and World Bank support. Some view the IMF as part of an international conspiracy to impose Western economic hegemony on the developing wo
Elephant Seal vs. Elephant Seal
And you thought beach volleyball got competitive. That's nothing like when two bull elephant seals, called beachmasters, compete for their own spot in the sand. (01:44)