Scientific Pioneers: Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin proposed the principle of conservation of charge and labeled electricity as possessing both positive and negative charges.
Red Light, Green Light
Building upon their understanding of forces and Newton's laws of motion, students learn about the force of friction, specifically with respect to cars. They explore the friction between tires and the road to learn how it affects the movement of cars while driving. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the theme of conflict in literature, and the difference between internal and external conflict, and various types of conflicts. Stories are used to discuss methods of managing and re
Objects of Belief - An African Sculpture
Every culture produces objects of belief that express something about their place in the universe. This is a statue used in the burial ritual of the Kota people in Gabon; but it raises questions that are basic to every theology.
Fox Harrell and the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Lab
Professor Fox Harrell discusses his work with the Imagination, Computation, and Expression Lab -- one of serveral research groups within the MIT Comparative Media Studies program.
"Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight" by Vachel Lindsay (poetry reading)
There is a good long bio of Vachel Lindsay at the Poetry Foundation: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/vachel-lindsay
Change Contact in GApps
Pranking Softies: The Faces of Microsoft campaign Microsoft has always had a history of pranks and well, sometimes you just need to play jokes on your colleagues. For this prank, Dan and I set up a fake photo shoot with the premise that they will be part of a new Microsoft campaign called The Faces of Microsoft. It's of course all made up, but watch and see just how far we can push the envelope. Enjoy! Tina and Dan
Microsoft has always had a history of pranks and well, sometimes you just need to play jokes on your colleagues. For this prank, Dan and I set up a fake photo shoot with the premise that they will be part of a new Microsoft campaign called The Faces of Microsoft. It's of course all made up, but watch and see just how far we can push the envelope.
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Understanding Professional Development - Professional Development Planning
These resources support a module on Understanding Professional Development. They focus on Professional Development Planning.The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
The University of Memphis Lambuth Campus Announcement.
The University of Memphis will begin offering classes at what was formerly Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn., on Saturday, August 27. For more information please visit www.memphis.edu/lambuth.
The Hallelujah Flight
Downsizing: Key Considerations
In today's fluctuating business environment, companies must sometimes make the choice to downsize some of their operations. Lessons from best practice and research are identified and five key steps are discussed to successfully manage downsizing or plant closure.
Visiting Artists: Cocoa Brown
Cocoa Brown discusses comedy and Hollywood.
Permission to Play: Game Changing Research
Are there now too many issues attached to the practice of play for it to be just plain fun? Nickelodeon executive Jane Gould describes a study on kids’ play that reveals real tensions within the family on the subject. Although parents feel confused and conflicted, and kids stifled and controlled, families are managing to find
Rod Morgenstein - Rock Drums - Berkleemusic Open House
Learn more about Rod's course at: http://bit.ly/ABCqvs Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Rod Morgenstein, author/instructor of Berkleemusic's online course Rock Drums, on July 28th. Rod has over 35 years of real-life performing experience, which includes recording on over 50 CDs and playing over 3,000 concerts in 25 countries. Rod is a founding member of the Emmy-nominated progressive rock fusion group the Dixie Dregs, and an original member of the heavy metal band Wing
van gogh, mona lisa, lascaux caves
Search & Rescue Dogs
Search and Rescue dogs are the silent heroes that help find lost people and pets. This selection contains actual video of search and rescue dogs with commentary by founder of International Canine Search and Rescue Services. ( 2:59)
Will Nichols Journey to learn the pipes.
Patti and Will Nichols talk about Will's journey to learn the bag pipes, from Alaska to Washington.
Sid the Science Kid-"A World Without Wheels" Song
Wheels, feel the rolling sensation. It's Wheels. If you didn't have wheels how is your truck gonna truck, how is your skate gonna skate, how is your scooter gonna scoot? Young students will enjoy this cute song about the importance of wheels. (1:33)
Faculty conversations: Le Anne Silvey
Le Anne Silvey, acting director of the American Indian Studies Program, talks about her work teaching Native American single parents better co-parenting skills, as well as her work combating childhood obesity in Native American youth. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9662