Fruit of the barrel cactus from the Sonora desert
The barrel cactus stores water but it contains toxic chemicals and is not a desirable food source for desert animals. However, the fruit may be eaten and is a great source of water.
Monarch butterfly hatching from the cocoon
Inside the pupa, the caterpillar has changed into a beautiful butterfly. Once full grown, the butterfly emerges from the cocoon.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 6 Month Old: Normal: Motor - Sitting
Independent sitting is accomplished by 6 to 8 months. This baby has good sitting posture (head erect and spine straight) and has enough stability to reach for objects with both hands. He even stretches to obtain an object without loosing his balance. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
North Atlantic Ocean Current Velocity
Three-dimensional General Circulation Models divide the ocean into a rectangular grid with layered vertical columns. This North Atlantic model uses a 1-6-degree grid with 37 layers. It captured 30 years of velocity, sea-surface temperature, and salinity. The model realistically separates the Gulf Stream from the Florida coast. A feature as small as the Gulf Stream had not appeared in lower-resolution models.
Writing exercise: Buy one, get one free
After this chapter you will be able to write a review about a supermarket.
I would like to book a table for two..
Op het einde van deze les kun je een restaurant reserveren en de reservatie zo nodig laten aanpassen.
PMAD April Halprin Wayland.
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 05/02/11 Guest: April Halprin Wayland, aprilwayland.com
Go Pre-med: Study Poultry Science
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=a-vxCRVGry4 Study Poultry Science: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/poultry-science.cfm From poultry science to medical school. Adam Cochran, full-time student, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia. Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and around the world. --- Adam Cochran Descriptive Text for
Open Doors with Journalism: Study Agricultural Communication
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=7Vqz0Zpj73A Study Agricultural Communication: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/agricultural-communication.cfm Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and around the world. --- Rachel Walters Descriptive Text for Video In the opening scene Rachel is standing in a business environment talking about growing up
MBA student Cora Liu gives a tour of Thunderbird School of Global Management in the United States.
New Chinese chestnut trees
An Auburn University research project that began more than 75 years ago has yielded six new Chinese chestnut varieties and two dwarf cultivars that have been selectively bred to drop an abundance of high-quality nuts in succession from late August through November, providing a continuous high-energy food source for wildlife throughout the fall.
GoNU.TV - Get To Know Your Huskies - Baseball
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Valley Performing Arts Center: From Dream to Reality (Construction Slideshow)
The construction of a dream -- CSUN's new Valley Performing Arts Center -- shown in photographs from initial groundbreaking through completion of the building. This slideshow was originally presented at the Opening Gala on January 29, 2011 and was produced by C4 Consulting.
The Sultan's Album: Bringing the Empire into the Palace
Emine Fetvaci, Assistant Professor of Art History, Boston University.
TEDx McMaster U - Dr. Michael Egan
"Looking Backward to Look Forward: History for a Sustainable Future"
Francis Fukuyama: The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution
SAIS Hosted Book Launch Event With Francis Fukuyama on April 25 Francis Fukuyama, senior fellow at the SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow at Stanford University; Adam Garfinkle, editor of The American Interest; Michael Woolcock, lead social development specialist for the World Bank's Development Research Group; and Cinnamon Dornsife (moderator), acting director of the SAIS International Development Program, discussed Fukuyama's new book, The Origins of Political Or
Eating Good in the Neighborhood
Steven Shapin is the Franklin L Ford Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University. His current research interests include historical and contemporary studies of dietetics, the nature of entrepreneurial science, and modern relations between academia and industry. In late 2007 the Oxford University Press anointed "locavore" Word of the Year. (Some San Franciscans who thought it a good idea to eat only foods produced within a 100-mile radius made up the word in 2005.) Locavores assum
2011 Commencement Address by Penn President, Dr. Amy Gutmann
Penn President Amy Gutmann addressed nearly 6,000 graduates at the University of Pennsylvania's 255th Commencement on Monday, May 16. At the ceremony, Gutmann also conferred honorary degrees to Renée C. Fox, a pioneer in the field of medical sociology; Mo Ibrahim, the mobile communications entrepreneur; Nicholas D. Kristof, columnist at The New York Times, and Sheryl WuDunn, senior managing director, Mid-Market Securities, and president of the social investing consultancy, TripleEdge; Ei-ichi N
English Language and Culture: Boost your Confidence
Learn and live English and boost your confidence: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. English language instructor Terri Wershler discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is different. Terri explains how SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program helps students learn English. ELC students do far more than rote memory work and exercises that focus on getting th
English Language and Culture: Start Living English
Learn to speak English and understand North American culture: English Language and Culture at Simon Fraser University http://www.sfu.ca/elc Stop memorizing vocabulary. Start living in English. SFU english language instructor Jeff Behrner discusses why Simon Fraser University's English Language and Culture program is unique. Jeff explains that the emphasis on culture is key to SFU's English Language and Culture (ELC) program. In addition to English grammar and vocabulary, students learn to unde