Baby chicks hatch from the eggs laid by adult hens. They are various different colors, are covered entirely by soft feathers, and have small wings and two feet.
Modeled Arctic Sea Ice Thickness from 1940 through 2060: View #1
Part of the ongoing research into polar ice trends encompasses evaluation from sophisticated computer models. At the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University, run by NASAs sibling agency, NOAA, researchers modeled a 5,000 year period to see how polar ice might behave over time depending on several different variables. This visualization shows a 120-year slice of that complete model, essentially offering a research window on to experimental processes that require longer time
2011 McColl School Investment Forum at Queens
Queens Trustee Alex Porter moderated an enlightening discussion with economists and investment experts who spoke about domestic and global opportunities and current trends in the investment world. Panelists included Joe Bossong, managing partner of ASI Healthcare, an independent research firm assisting institutional money managers with investment in the healthcare industry; Harry Bowen, Ph.D., professor of international business and finance, McColl School of Business; Randy Kincaid, Ph.D., profe
ETOM- Web 2.0 and Twitter
Web 2.0 support group & using Twitter to engage students & increase time on task is discussed at GRCC's ETOM Conference in 2011
Transboundary Environmental Policy and Institutions along International Borders
Sustainability Seminar delivered on February 16, 2011 by UC Riverside Professor Linda Fernandez "Transboundary Environmental Policy and Institutions along International Borders." The seminar […]
Immigration Law Symposium
Our labor markets rely heavily on unauthorized workers, yet the law affords these workers only modest workplace protections. Restrictionists condemn sanctuary cities while praising Arizona's S.B. […]
Microsoft promotes "Kinect Effect"
Nov. 3 - As Microsoft celebrates the one year anniversary of its Kinect motion sensor gaming product, the company is showcasing the Kinect Effect, highlighting uses beyond gaming. Bobbi Rebell reports.
SCANNER Technical Architecture
SCANNER External Advisory Board Meeting 2011 October 10, 2011 Presented by David Hartzband, Resilient Network Systems
Saudi Arabia buries Crown Prince Sultan
Oct. 25 - The funeral of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Sultan on Tuesday set the stage for King Abdullah to name a new heir, widely expected to be veteran Interior Minister Prince Nayef, a choice that would emphasise stability in the world's top oil exporter. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Lohan to pose for Playboy, Robin Williams marries
Oct. 25 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Lindsay Lohan to pose for Playboy, Robin Williams gets married and Stallone sued over "The Expendables." Lindsay Claiborn reports.
UIL 2010 WICKED
Snippet from Finn Family Moomintroll
This is the preface from the book Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. The video includes text, narration, and images. The book is listed on the corestandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades K-1. (03:45)
Sample performance tasks for this story include:
Students identify the points at which different characters are telling the story in the Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson. [RL.1.6]
COMP2211 SEG Final (5th) Deliverable
COMP2211 SEG Final (5th) Deliverable
21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture (MIT)
The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.
Education, Investing and Philanthropy
A "Duke Idea" conversation October 6, 2011, in Washington, D.C., between President Richard H. Brodhead and David Rubenstein T'70, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity firms.
Primetime Employee Forum: Emergency Management
Kyle Cavanaugh, vice president for administration and Duke's emergency coordinator, will be the guest at the Primetime employee forum from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 26. He will take questions and discuss the university's emergency management process, decision-making and the communication channels used to notify the campus community in emergencies.
Let's Talk Business Live!
Mitch Schlimer, founder and host of the radio show "Let's Talk Business," interviews guests A.J. Robinson and Doug Shipman. Robinson and Shipman share leadership lessons and insights into what it takes to turn an entrepreneurial dream into a reality, discussing their own journey in working toward building the Atlanta-based National Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
UNSW Medicine Dean's Series 2010: 'Curing the Incurable'
Unwilling to accept the status quo, three of Australia's greatest minds in clinical practice and research deliberate on the topic 'Curing the Incurable'. These internationally recognised clinicians and researchers have ensured that this is fast becoming a reality. Join us to hear how they have achieved this, the hurdles they have faced and the challenges yet to come. Facilitator: Dr Fiona Wood AM Speakers: Dr Charlie Teo and Professor Cyndi Shannon Weickert