Science Bulletins: Chernobyl's Birds Adapt to Radiation
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster had a high ecological cost, with local wildlife suffering from physical deformities and reduced populations. The site has since emerged as a unique environment for scientists to study the long-term effects of continuous radiation exposure on plants and animals. A recent study showed that many bird species are surprisingly adaptable to life in highly radioactive areas. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Te
I Am Elon
Lei Lei Hairston speaks about her Elon experience in the first installment of The Magazine of Elon's "I Am Elon" multimedia series. Produced by Kim Walker, Elon University Photographer
Sea Surface Height Anomalies Showing the Onslaught of El Nino: August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
TOPEX-Poseidon altimeter sea level anomaly in the Pacific from August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
Cerebrospinal Fluid Learning Resource
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow through the human nervous system is a difficult topic to present with static images during oral presentation and difficult for students to learn. The purpose of the current program is to simplify presentation and understanding of the CSF formation, location and flow. The program is organized around a simple 4-part menu, which consists of: 1) a 3D representation of the ventricles of the brain; 2) an animated presentation of the location of the choroid plexus; 3) and
Babbage: August 10th 2011
The possible closure of the IPO window, the long-awaited demise of Minitel in France and the disappointing performance of Nintendo's 3DS
FREN 336-01, Comtemporary French Literature, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Le Français 336 se propose d’examiner quelques-uns des écrivains, des ouvrages, des courants littéraires et intellectuels et des phénomènes sociaux et politiques de la seconde moitié du 20e siècle. Les auteurs comprendront des romanciers, des cinéastes, des dessinateurs et un dramaturge. A partir des lectures serrées (écrites et visuelles), on essaiera de dégager les traits particu
Karst Landforms and Lakes
This chapter on the formation of Karst topography discusses susceptible rock types, how dissolution occurs, and the general appearance of Karst landforms. Tables, maps, figures, and photographs of Karst landforms from around the world are included. It is part of 'Geomorphology from Space', an out-of-print publication of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA).
"Judy Chicago: Early Work"
Gail Levin traces the development of Judy Chicago's art from the time when she was known as Judith Sylvia Cohen up to the moment she began to conceive of The Dinner Party. Levin examines and contextualizes what nurtured, inspired, provoked, and challenged Chicago's remarkable creativity, drawing upon the many interviews she conducted with Chicago and other artists while researching her 2007 biography, Becoming Judy Chicago. Levin is Distinguished Professor of Art History, American Studies, and
Auburn University library exhibit honors Kathryn Tucker Windham
A special exhibit of the books and papers of the late Kathryn Tucker Windham is on display through fall semester in the Special Collections and Archives Department of Auburn University's Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
Phy1006: A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
What makes our Moodle VLE different
Back-to-back gains on Wall Street
Aug. 12 - Wall Street logged its first back-to-back gain since July in a less volatile trading session boosted by a pick-up in U.S. retail sales and signs of progress in Europe. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Holy Trinity (Swedish) Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greensburg,
The Records of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church consist of minute books and financial records of the various church boards and societies; combined church records which include baptisms, confirmations, marriages, reception and dismissal of members, and funerals; church directories and census records; church bulletins and newsletters; and parish files.
Space to Ground : Preparing for Launch : 3/20/15
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.
The Letters of Adams and Jefferson
This segment describes the years of correspondence between Adams in Massachusetts and Thomas Jefferson at Monticello in Virginia. Hard feelings had come between Adams and Jefferson over the election of 1800, which Jefferson won. In their elder years, they wrote 150 letters to each other, one of the greatest correspondences in American history.
Newbie Lesson #35 - Banking: The ATM ate my debit card!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! The ATM ate your card! Why? Did you remember to tell your bank that you would be traveling abroad? If you didn’t, that may be the reason. Alan and Lisy know what to do! Don’t worry, the situation isn’t hopeless. Check out their explanation of the verb “hacer” (to make, to [...]
Scientists @ the Smithsonian
Video interviews with twenty Smithsonian scientists introduce students to the wide variety of work in the sciences. Students will learn the diverse pathways that these scientists took to enter their fields and they will see that many kinds of people become scientists.
Does Ethics Stop Us From Cloning?
This medical video looks into the ethical argument behind cloning. It provides an overview of what the process is about and how some people consider it a moral problem. The video is a good start for a debate, but the video is dated in terms of research and government restrictions. (03:20)