Carex squarrosa habit and dissection
Carex squarrosa habit and perigynium dissection. For context, see: Carex squarrosa species page and Carex Interactive Identification Key.
Heredity Mix n Match
Students randomly select jelly beans (or other candy) that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes. The new pairs are placed on toothpicks to represent the chromosomes of the couple's offspring. Finally, students compare genotypes and phenotypes of parents and offspring for all the "couples" in the cl
Mayor Bloomberg briefs on preparations for Hurricane Irene
Aug. 26 - NYC Mayor Bloomberg visits an evacuation center and updates New Yorkers on preparations for Hurricane Irene.
Hoe de Amerikanen hun president verkiezen Het lijkt nog maar pas geleden dat Barack Obama de presidentsverkiezingen won van John McCain, maar binnenkort gaat het politieke circus met zijn voorverkiezingen alweer van start, want in november 2012 kiezen de Amerikanen een nieuwe president, …
Het lijkt nog maar pas geleden dat Barack Obama de presidentsverkiezingen won van John McCain, maar binnenkort gaat het politieke circus met zijn voorverkiezingen alweer van start, want in november 2012 kiezen de Amerikanen een nieuwe president, …
TAO-TRITON Array: Sphere View without Push
This animation was developed for a PBS NOVA episode on El Nino-La Nina.
Breivik arrives in Norway court
Sept 19 - The man who has admitted to killing 77 people in a shooting and bombing rampage in Norway arrives for a court remand hearing in Oslo. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Open Innovation: Harnessing Assets
Open innovation and making the best use of internal and external resources is becoming an integral part of the future of strategic sourcing and doing business. What does open innovation consisted of? How do you put this into practice? What blocks and barriers are there?
Today, cell phones are a menace to safe driving, as they distract operators who should otherwise focus on the road. Tomorrow, cell phones could actually improve our driving, and help drivers avoid traffic congestion, use the road system more effectively, and manage the parking supply. Li-Shiuan Peh says that the key to these serv
In the Chef's Kitchen
Whether they're planning bulk orders for next week's menu, measuring the correct amounts of ingredients or figuring out how to scale up a recipe for a catered event, math is almost as important a
tool as their pots and pans. Shows students the value to math in life.
Running time 5:05 minutes
Stephanie Dutkiewicz follows the motion of the ocean, its nutrients, and phytoplankton
A research scientist in MIT’s Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Science department, Stephanie Dutkiewicz focuses on biogeochemical cycling and phytoplankton distribution in the ocean. Her research follows the circulation of the ocean, from the surface waters to the depths, and back. Within that cycle, Stephanie focuses on another cycle: she models how oceanic circulation affects the flux of carbon and other nutrients, how the consequent availability of these nutrients drives phytoplankton dist
Psalmi Davidis 002 Hebraici - Montanus
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Emerging economies boost GE numbers
Oct. 21 - Summary of business headlines: General Electric hits Wall Street profit forecasts; McDonald's beats expectations; Verizon pulls ahead despite slower sales ahead of iPhone launch. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Winans get a Hollywood Walk star
Oct. 21 - Gospel duo BeBe and CeCe Winans get star.
Professor Huang talks on: LGO in China
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Lashay Thompson- Breaking Through
The Backpack Designer
This video explains what is needed to design and create backpacks and how it relates to math from measuring the straps for comfort or designing the shape of the front pouch.
Running time 4:50 minutes
8.01 Physics I: Classical Mechanics (MIT)
8.01 is a first-semester freshman physics class in Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory. In addition to the basic concepts of Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, and Kinetic Gas Theory, a variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Binary Stars, Neutron Stars, Black Holes, Resonance Phenomena, Musical Instruments, Stellar Collapse, Supernovae, Astronomical observations from very high flying balloons (lecture 35), and you will be allowed a peek into the int
Blanchard Student Leadership - What is leadership?
Definition of leadership from a middle school leadership group. This is a good short video about what leadership means to young middle school students.
Properties of Logarithms - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation and reviews the properties of logarithms. It also provides examples that illustrate how the properties of logarithms are used in various calculations. (5:45)
Caryn Saxon - Academic Spotlight
Caryn Saxon is the coordinator for the Networks for Girls program in Missouri State University's Center for Dispute Resolution, and a student in the criminology program. She was selected to conduct listening research through the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Center for Girls and Young Women at the National Council on Crime and Delinquency. These listening sessions will identify priorities for the recently established National Girls Institute. The institute is