2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Freddie Sherrill
Freddie Sherrill '15, Ginter Fellow, shares his story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Northwest PRECEDENT: Contributions to the Daily Practice of Medicine
Keynote speaker, Rick Deyo, MD, MPH from Oregon Health & Science University, discusses of the impact of three decades of practice-based research on the practice of medicine. He explores how dentistry might also benefit by moving research from the "Ivory Tower" of university-based research to practice-based research. View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
"Insights from Infancy" - Johns Hopkins Provost's Lecture Series
Johns Hopkins University Provost's Lecture Series. Lisa Feigenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, presents "Insights from Infancy: Seeking the Roots of Human Cognition", Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 15, 2012
Amidst the San Juan Islands—an archipelago of more than 170 islands in upper Puget Sound—live several pods of orcas known collectively as the Southern Residents. Although the species is often referred to as "killer whales," this group of orcas eats fish and not marine animals. In this video, scientists Kenneth Balcomb and Paul Spong are recording the movements of these incredible creatures, with the hopes that their findings will help protect future generations. (10
10 Truths About Epilepsy
In this video, a doctor explains what the condition is and dispels certain myths. Epilepsy is examined in a clear and easy to understand manner. 3:25 min.
July 4 Fireworks: Behind the Scenes in the Nation's Capital
This four minute video would be good to show students before they watch the July 4th celebration from Washington DC. It explains where the fireworks come from, the planning, and shows how the shells are made, how large they are and how they are fired. (4:00}
Science Nation - DigiMorph
By: nsf Cutting edge research without having to cut up anything! For hundreds of years, scientists who wanted to examine a rare fossil might have had to travel halfway around the world. And that is not the only challenge when viewing a small, unique or priceless specimen. Now a new range of tools provides a chance for researchers anywhere in the world to see a one-of-a-kind specimen, with no fear of damaging it. For more Science Nation visit: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nati
Science Nation - Spray-On Solar
By: nsf Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun's rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be spray painted on a roof, a wall or even a window? Find out more on this episode of Science Nation. For more Science Nation episodes, visit: http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird: Lessons
Participants in the 2012 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management talk about the lessons they learned during their week on campus.
Laura, Chemical Engineering -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students. These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Laura is from Grantham, and is studying Chemical Engineering. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about the inspiring people she has met through her College, and the financial support she has received to allow her to do voluntary
Digital Library Object - Oral history of General William W. Hartzog [interview].
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Building and Understanding a Catapult
This is a short documentary about the designing and building of a catapult for an engineering competition that some students in Kuwait took part in. The first part shows the designing and building followed by 10 min of the theory and calculations behind the design. PowerPoint goes over the steps in their design process as well as the principles and calculations, with video in between. Length (22:31)
Absolute Beginner S2 #13 - Where in Japan Are You Now?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are lost in Japan, and you are so thankful that you have your cell phone so you can call your Japanese relative to help you get back to a familiar place. The only problem is that your relative here in Japan keeps asking you to tell her where you are…and [...]
Classroom Rules- Using Quiet Voices
Teacher Created Video- A teacher models the classroom rule- using quiet voices with a pre-k class. (1:22)
What if the Greek economy is brought to a total collapse?
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Finding Patterns in Tiles (Interactives)
Review area and perimeter of rectangles. Use formulas to solve problems and investigate how charts can assist in pattern recognition and making predictions.
Science Nation - Renewable Energy, a Reality Check in Rural China
By: nsf Young engineer takes on a global challenge: Clean and sustainable energy, one village at a time Abby Watrous learned an important engineering lesson while working in rural China. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple Over Siri Technology
SMU Law Professor Meghan Ryan provided expertise for a story by CBS 11 News Dallas about a lawsuit alleging that Apple had overpromised Siri's functionality on the iPhone.
Beyond National Security
Public Roundtable: Immigrant Communities and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights October 14, 2010