Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist. He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book. ( 4:19)
Peruvian Manu Rainforest
Worksheet that pupils can complete as part of an activity involving searching for information about rainforests from an educational website.
Modeling Human Mobility
Researchers who wish to study mobility patterns might be reaching for your phone. Increasingly, cell phones are equipped with locational receivers (Global Positioning Systems or GPS) and their bread crumb trails are opening up entirely new ways to study and predict the dynamics of travel. “We are in the GPS revolution because
Act of Union Debate, House of Lords
A recreation (and reimagination) of the debates over the passing of the Irish Act of Union, 1799-1800. This is a 4:30 long video and may be difficult for students to follow unless they have good knowledge of what went on before hand.
Harvard's Birthday Cake
Harvard University is celebrating its 375th birthday this year, and we needed a REALLY big cake. Joanne Chang ('91), the owner of Flour Bakery, obliged.
Borrow a Bike at UMass Amherst!
Students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst can now borrow a bike, helmet and lock for free as part of the university's sustainability efforts. To pedal around campus or nearby byways, head to the Student Government Association office on the second floor of the Student Union Building to make your reservation.
Creative Research and Scholarship Award winner Hanqin Tian
Auburn University's Hanqin Tian, Professor in Forestry and Wildlife Sciences
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.
Authors@Google: James Magner, M.D.
Author Jim Magner visits Google Cambridge to discuss his book, "Chess Juggler." From the book's description: "How does one cope with devoting sufficient time to family and career while occasionally trying to fit in the odd game of chess? Is your schedule getting more crowded and accomplishments less satisfying? Then take a journey with Jim Magner, physician, husband and chessplayer. Dr. Jim went through college and medical school, married and raised a family, and still was able to get in some s
Woman's Building History: Carol Chen (Otis College)
Carol Chen started out as a chemistry pre-med student, attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. She became interested in graphic design when she took classes at the Woman's Building from Susan King and Cindy Marsh. She learned both the standard method of working a press and the creativity of experimenting. Carol began working at EMI Records and later became an executive at Sony Music. Interviewer: Anne Swartz Videographer: Julie Martin This video was commissioned by Otis College of Ar
ArtPrize Panel 10/04/11
Nick Antonakis sits down with artists Caleb Brennan, Clay Stauffer and Gabriel Craig to discuss their entries in this years ArtPrize.
Georgia Sea Grant and the Savannah Music Festival commissioned children's musician Roger Day to compose a collection of educational songs featuring fiddler crabs, marsh mud, and nesting sea turtles found along the Georgia Coast. Day has performed "Marsh Madness" for coastal area school children at local schools, hospitals, and in the Trustees Theatre in Savannah. Georgia Sea Grant and the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service also created a study guide for teachers to help the childr
Penn State helps Pa. farmers
How does Penn State help Pennsylvania farmers move forward? Research and advice from many areas of the University help farming operations like Hollabaugh Brothers, Inc., in Biglerville, Pa., keep growing. Brad Hollabaugh, business manager, is one of many family members who own and run the fruit farm and market, which has been operating for more than fifty-five years. Penn State advises the Hollabaughs about crop and financial issues, helping them stay in the business they love.
GEOL 111-01, Earth System Science, Fall 2007
Earth System Science is an exploration of the four interacting components that shape our environment: the hydrosphere (water and ice), the atmosphere (air), the geosphere (earth), and the biosphere (life). The earth is ~4.6 billion years old and has evolved through time. Earth’s systems are constantly changing at rates from microseconds to hundreds of millions of years. Processes which shape the earth and impact our lives occur at a variety of scales from subatomic to astronomical. In recent t
Robert W. Warren, M.D. Physician Profile
Meet Robert W. Warren, M.D. He was awarded his M.D. by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, did his Residency and Fellowship at Duke University. His specialties are Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology.
David Gergen says there are still new mountains to climb
David Gergen, Chair of the Elon Law Advisory Board, speaks to the crowd during an event celebrating Elon University Law School's first five years and the achievement of full approval from the American Bar Association.
President Lambert talks about developing leaders at Elon Law
Leo M. Lambert, President of Elon University, speaks to the crowd during an event celebrating Elon University Law School's first five years and the achievement of full approval from the American Bar Association.
ISS Update - Oct. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 19, 2011.