Science Bulletins: WISE to Scan the Infrared Sky
NASA's latest space telescope-the Wide Field Infrared Explorer, or WISE-recently took its first images of the sky around Earth in infrared light. In its initial six-month mission, WISE will spot thousands of previously unseen space objects, including asteroids and comets, brown dwarfs, and distant ultraluminous galaxies.
Business Japanese for Beginners #14 - Switching to English
Learn Business Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Whether you’ve just started working for a Japanese company or started doing business with one, you’ll need some polished and professional Japanese words and phrases to make a good impression. And that’s exactly where this new Business Japanese series comes in! In this [...]
Slide 14: Development and growth of mandible and the fate of Meckel's cartilage
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 14: Development and growth of mandible and the fate of Meckel's cartilage KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC This video is included in a set of presentation videos on the Development of Oro-facial Structures and its Clinical Correlations. The videos describe and illustrate the pre-embryonic period of human development, which are weeks 1-3, the development of brachial arches, the face and palate, the types of facial clefts with ill
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for June 11, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for June 11-15, 2012.
Help Wanted: Big Data and the Talent Gap There is a lot of energy and discussion these days around "big data," and most of it seems to focus on the underlying technology enablers and what you can do with them ... real-time analytics, noSQL stores, map|reduce capability, complex event processing, and a host of other technologies, architectures, and approaches to deal with what Bret Swanson described in his seminal 2007 Wall Street Journal piece, "Author(s):
There is a lot of energy and discussion these days around "big data," and most of it seems to focus on the underlying technology enablers and what you can do with them ... real-time analytics, noSQL stores, map|reduce capability, complex event processing, and a host of other technologies, architectures, and approaches to deal with what Bret Swanson described in his seminal 2007 Wall Street Journal piece, "Author(s):
"A Brave and Startling Truth" Poem by Maya Angelou
This is a visually powerful video mashup of Maya Angelou's poem "A Brave and Startling Truth." As the poet reads her poem, we watch a series of images of horrific historical nightmares and terrors as well as natural and artistic beauty and social/political/religious people and customs. (6:03)
Open Parks Grid to benefit tiger nations
Clemson University professor Brett Wright, chairman of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, talks about the Open Park Grid (OPG) and how park managers, including those in tiger regions around the world, may benefit from the tool.
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Doc Watson's Musical Influence
Wayne Martin, executive director, N.C. Arts Council, recalls Doc
Watson's influence on him as a young musician, drawing him to the North Carolina mountains to hear traditional music firsthand. Martin says Watson's unparalleled technical skill was superseded by his ability to put his heart and soul into his music. [1:48]
EBICS Video Conference 6/14/12
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Money Game: Kindergarten
Learn to match the money paid for an item of food and the price requested for the item by moving pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars to a picture of the food item.
Hollywood Cemetery: Inspiration for Art
Narrator shows footage of the Richmond cemetery and it's history. It has been used as the backdrop for musicians album covers as well as music videos. Many artists have used the cemetery as inspiration for their own photography and artwork. Part 12 in a series on Hollywood Cemetery. Length: 2:17
Ug99 Wheat Rust Threatens World Wheat Crop
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/stalking-wheat-killer. Wheat rust has infected the wheat crop starting in Uganda and spreading from there. This fungal rust is killing the crop, costing farmers money to supply fungicides in an attempt to save their crop and still turn a profit. The first rust, discovered in 1999, has since spread into the farmlands in Kenya's rift valley all the way to Yemen and Iran. The fear is that under the right climate conditions, stem rust will cont
The Beat Goes On (Activity)
In this activity, students learn about their heart rate and different ways it can be measured. Students construct a simple measurement device using clay and a toothpick, and then use this device to measure their heart rate under different circumstances (i.e., sitting, standing and jumping). Students make predictions and record data on a worksheet.
Online sources of information and vacancies to research job markets, vacancies and potential employers abroad.
Theory into Practice: A Study to Assess the Influence of a Customized Leadership Development Progra
Michael Stearns, Lisabeth Margulus, John Shinsky
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in conjunction with the Grand Rapids Michigan Public Schools (GRPS) collaborated to implement a Wall
Sum of Eleven Solitaire
Here is a card game with variations that kids can play alone or with a partner. Students take out face cards and joker cards. A dealer lays out 9 cards and students begin to match sums of eleven with 2 cards. Students must say aloud the equation. This would be a great center game to reinforce mastery of this important skill. (3:32)
2.086 Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers (MIT)
This class introduces elementary programming concepts including variable types, data structures, and flow control. After an introduction to linear algebra and probability, it covers numerical methods relevant to mechanical engineering, including approximation (interpolation, least squares and statistical regression), integration, solution of linear and nonlinear equations, ordinary differential equations, and deterministic and probabilistic approaches. Examples are drawn from mechanical engineer
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Official opening
Professor Andrew Leigh performs the official opening of the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference at The Australian National University in December 2011. The concept of honour has been linked to violence historically in Western culture, particularly through Greek mythology and Shakespearean tragedy. The play, Troilus and Cressida in particular, presents a classic formulation of violence justified through masculine conceptions of honour. As this literary reference indicates, it is