ASME Pumpkin Launch 2011
This year's pumpkin launch, held in Genesee Valley Park, included a little something extra: pumpkincams. The annual contest includes entrants from U of R and RIT.
Front Foot Elevated DB Step-Up w/ knee drive
Teaching: • Start with foot on box • Keep DB's at sides Coaching: • Lower body in control until back foot touches ground • Drive through hip to stand up • Drive knee up and toe up Common Errors: • Athlete steps up in two motions rather than one • Athlete shifts weight onto front toe • Athlete pushes off rear foot to stand up
Lashay Thompson- Breaking Through
Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Quadruped Straight Leg Hip Extension
Teaching: • Start in quadruped position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral Coaching: • Keep back flat and core tight • Keeping toes dorsiflexed and core engaged kick leg straight until fully extended • Engage glute of straightened leg Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion or extension of lumbar spine • Head is not neutral
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
Engineering Porous Materials to be Water Stable
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Alison Knowles discusses the Fluxkit
Filmed in conjunction with the exhibition Thing/Thought: Fluxus Editions, 1962-1978. During the course of the exhibition, the display of Fluxkits-collective groupings of Fluxus Editions assembled by George Maciunas-will change. Artists-some who were original members of Fluxus-have been invited to select objects from the kits and determine their arrangement. © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
T.C. Myers and Bros. Milling Co., Epsom, Indiana
Thomas C. Myers was born in 1866 and worked in the milling and mercantile business at various points with his brothers Charles and Alfred. For twenty-six years they operated a saw mill as well as building the first flour mill near their hometown of Epsom.,Daviess County Journey,Addressed to: Miss Gertrude Dobbins, 1221 Pleasant St., Indianapolis, Indiana. Message: My Dear Gertrude: Received your card the other day. Epsom has made several improvements since you were here. No, I have never taught.
Tropical forests in a 4º+ world
Keynote address from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem service) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
London pub is going to the dogs
Nov. 8 - The owner of the Mucky Pup Pub has turned his north London boozer into a pop-up doggy diner for just one night. Tara Cleary reports.
Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
Walt Disney - Lambert The Sheepish Lion - 1952
Mr. Stork (played, as in Dumbo, by Sterling Holloway) delivers a lion to a family of sheep. While his mother takes a liking to him, he gets teased.
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time