2011 Prize in Economic Sciences
Announcement of The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel by Professor Staffan Normark, Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, on 10 October 2011 awarded jointly to Thomas J. Sargent and Christopher A. Sims "for their empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy". Learn more about the Economics Prize: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/2011/press.html
ISS Update - Oct. 19, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 19, 2011.
Also known as the Land of the Gods, this six minute video about Bali does not have narration and is merely a series of images of the country. More a travel video than an educational one, but does offer students to see the country and, perhaps, undo stereotypes.
Imagine The Universe - Supernova Chemistry
As part of this lesson plan, students will observe the visible spectra of known elements and learn to identify an unknown element by its spectral emission. Included are prerequisites, an engagement activity, materials list, instructions, teacher notes, and a student handout.
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Sentence Fragment - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video explains how to identify a sentence fragment. A fragment is a group of words that does not include a subject and/or a verb or does not complete a thought. This video also demonstrates how to correct fragments by finding what is missing, and adding it to the sentence to make it a complete thought. (3:26)
Tonnes of marijuana found in sea off Mexico
Nov. 4 - Mexican marines discover over two tonnes of marijuana floating off a tourist hotspot in Southern Baja California. Lily Grimes reports.
Psalmi Davidis 002 Hebraici - Montanus
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Little Diva by LaChanze Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video for Little Diva, a picture book for children by Broadway actress and Tony Award winner LaChanze and Caldecott Honor-winning children's book illustrator Brian Pinkney. ( 4:07)
Point of View (part 1)
3 actors…let’s see how each person saw that scene!
La chimie.com : l'eau potable
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
La moitié des Québécois boit l'eau provenant du fleuve St-Laurent. Il a fallu recourir à plusieurs traitements physico-chimiques pour la rendre potable. Les usines de production débarrassent l'eau qu'on puise de ses éléments indésirables comme les toxines et les micro-organismes. Apprenez-en davantage sur le sujet.
Émission 4 - L'eau potable
Urgent investment needed in renewable energy: new IEA chief
Oct. 19 - Investment is needed in renewable energy sources now to guarantee a sustainable energy future, says the new head of the International Energy Agency, Maria van der Hoeven.
Math Shorts Episode 7 - Scientific Notation
This three-minute Math Shorts episode explains the term scientific notation and provides several examples in converting extreme numbers to and from scientific notation. It also demonstrates how to multiply numbers using scientific notation.
Please visit the PBS Learning Media library (pbslearningmedia.org/resource/muen-math-ee-scientific-notation/scientific-notation/) to access the supplementary learning materials included with this video.
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Japanese solar car shines in race
Oct. 19 - Japanese team Tokai widens its lead in the Veolia World Solar Challenge in Australia's Northern Territory. Tara Cleary reports.
Video Tip of the Week: Mitochondrial transcriptome GBrowser
The data isn't in the papers anymore--it's in the browsers. Explore a nice example of next-gen sequencing data in a custom installation of GBrowse. References and more details: http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=9830
Dr. Oliver Sacks on The Mind's Eye
In The Mind's Eye, physician and author Oliver Sacks tells the stories of people who are able to navigate the world and communicate with others despite losing what many of us consider indispensable senses and abilities: the power of speech, the capacity to recognize faces, the sense of three-dimensional space, the ability to read, or the sense of sight. Dr. Sacks recently visited the American Museum of Natural History to discuss his book and how he too has struggled with several perceptual cond
Zooarchaeology of Karain Cave B: (Overview)
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Countdown to TechEd Europe: The Other One with Barcelona Dining Tips | The Countdown Show Last week Rick and Joey showed you that there is fine food everywhere in Barcelona. This week they continue on their adventure in Barcelona visiting some of the city's dining hot spots. Here are four more that topped our list. Check out their websites, and you'll want to include them in your dining plans while you're in Barcelona for
Last week Rick and Joey showed you that there is fine food everywhere in Barcelona. This week they continue on their adventure in Barcelona visiting some of the city's dining hot spots. Here are four more that topped our list. Check out their websites, and you'll want to include them in your dining plans while you're in Barcelona for
12.04. Utility "Ex Post": Free Market and Government A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB
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A Brief Introduction to Engineering Computation with MATLAB