The Changing American Society
In the decades leading to the twenty-first century, American society underwent many changes that affected the way people lived and changed the face of America. Congress passed the Immigration Act in 1965 that removed restrictions based on natural origin, resulting in an increase in the number of immigrants coming to America. During the last two decades of the century nearly one million new immigrants entered the country every year. While the immigrants who had come to America in the 1800s and ea
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer
How to Check Your Skin for Skin Cancer. Part of the series: Cancer Facts. Check your skin for skin cancer by looking for any lump or rapidly changing spot that has multiple colors on the body. Protect against skin cancer by wearing a hat and sunscreen when going in the...
Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World
Travel from a modern-day aquarium to the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods to discover an amazing underwater universe. Opens January 10, 2011 at American Museum of Natural History.
Quiet business ending to 2010
Business summary: quiet ending for a strong year in stocks, first New Year's Eve in Times Square since attempted terrorist bombing in May, CVS to buy Medicare unit for $1.25 billion, Goldman to retake lead in M&A.
Fears over vote in Sudan border area
Sudanese living on the border between the country's north and south worry how an upcoming vote to split the country will affect their lives.
A plea for Cuba's prisoners
Cuba's dissident group the Ladies in White demand the release of political prisoners in Cuba. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Simon Winchester on The Man Who Loved China
Journalist, broadcaster, and bestselling author, Simon Winchester, tells the remarkable story of Joseph Needham, an eccentric English chemist who wrote a vast book on Chinese science which remains the longest book about China ever written in the English language. Winchester 19s lecture on The Man Who Loved China was delivered at the Royal Ontario Museum on October 14, 2010.
Academic Perspectives/Panel Discussion
In this wide-ranging discussion, panelists seized on redesigning science education as a way of ensuring the success of systems biology. The first challenge lies in improving instruction in the earliest years. David Botstein said, “K-12 education has never been that great…(kids) don’t need to know everything in excruciatin
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 11, Part 2 "Local Engagement Games"
In Episode 11, Part 2. LOCAL ENGAGEMENT GAMES.. Steven Schirra, from the Engagement Game Lab at Emerson College, talks abouttheir latest project, Community PlanIt, which is in development. CommunityPlanIt is a location-based mobile game platform, designed to engage neighborhoods in official planning processes, while forging geographically-based communities and advocacy groups around local issues. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation o
CI Days 2010 at Purdue How can I use CI in the classroom?
CI Days 2010 at Purdue December 9, 2010 How can I use CI in the classroom? Successful classroom experiences from faculty using CI: Nancy Pelaez, Biological Sciences; Ralph Johnson, Forestry and Natural Resources; Mary Sadowski, Technology; Charles Calahan, Child Development and Family Studies and Karen Chang, Nursing
Jar signed Helen Naha
"Polychrome jar - black, brown, tan, beige on cream. Designs on exterior 1 1/2" below rim to 1 1/2" from bottom. Feather signature on bottom." -- From the Museum catalog,Gift, John A. Morgan, 2002
The Nitrogen Cycle
Tim and Moby tells and explains how the Nitrogen Cycle is important to living things. The cartoon characters use simple language and examples to help explain the importance of nitrogen and the nitrogen cycle. The video is an appropriate introduction to the nitrogen cycle. Run time 04:19.
3D cut and paste
New software lets you manipulate a 3D image
yay 3d printer! Make-A-Bot is a small DIY additive fabricator ("3d printer") using the fused deposition / fused filament fabrication principle. It uses commercial open-source components from Makerbot Industries with custom mechanics and construction. The machine chassis is waterjet-cut aluminum and the pedestal and electronics cabinet are 6mm laser-cut acrylic. For more information on Make-A-Bot, see http://www.etotheipiplusone.net/?page_id=1114 . Make-A-Bot is just the project name, and
Some Thoughts on Positivism
Xerte A commentary on positivism, supplemented by a Radio 4 talk on the history of positivism chaired by Lord Bragg.
Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine
Dr. John Bundrick, a consultant in medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article "Clinical Pearls in General Internal Medicine," ( Available at: http://tinyurl.com/2ex2evx ) which appears in the January 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Regional Spanish Series - Costa Rican #11 - In the kitchen w/ Natalia Araya
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Get down with Natalia and Carlos as they continue their tour through the Costa Rican kitchen. Soon you will be a culinary expert in Costa Rican cuisine! This is a great lesson for learning how a basic conversation in a restaurant might sound. Your waiter will think you are a Tico. [...]
1.1 What is the carbon footprint and why is it important? The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
The carbon footprint is the annual amount of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly carbon dioxide, that result from the activities of an individual or a group of people, especially their use of energy and transport and consumption of goods and services. It's measured as the mass, in kilograms or tonnes per year, either of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions alone, or of the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) effect of other greenhouse gas emissions.
Global connections: UK and global poverty solutions - Lawrence Haddad
Global connections: UK and global poverty solutions - Lawrence Haddad
Genuine 'Old School' Entertainment Video that will Amaze your Students My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why. Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki
My mum actually sent me link to this the other day and it really caught my attention as to how everyone has an amazing skill or talent. Larry Griswold was just such a man. Appearing on the Frank Sinatra show in 1951 Larry and would put any number of our entertainers to shame today without the need for Computer Generated effects or stunt doubles. He is a REAL SHOWMAN - You'll see why.
Anyhow... I'll let the video do the talki