The Lady Vanishes -- Again & Again
Marjorie Rosen, author of Popcorn Venus: Women, Movies, & the American Dream, discusses the disappearance of women as stars and subject matter from the silver screen. Using examples from popular cinema, Ms. Rosen explores what this change signified when it first occurred in the late 1960s and early 1970s, what it means now, and what, if anything, can be done about it.
This event took place at the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on October 16, 2010. Video courtesy Elizabeth A. Sackl
This four minute video provides a brief overview of some of the accomplishments of Ancient Rome. It is student done and lacks depth, but is does provide brief overview.
Parts of a Soybean Seedling
This illustrated guide to a soybean seedling (Glycine max, Dicotyledon) is designed to help students recognize and learn the plant's individual parts. Along with an explanation of dicotyledon embryos, it includes a short description for the following labeled parts: root system, cotyledon, axillary buds, petiole, compound leaf, and leaflet.
Make Your Own Einstein Stationery
This OLogy activity gives kids a fun way to mesh their own thoughts with those of Albert Einstein. Three ready-to-print letterheads are provided as downloadable PDFs. They include colorful looks at:that most famous of equations, E=mc2the great web of existing scientific thought that Einstein built his ideas upon a thought experiment that asks the question, "What if you could ride on a beam of light?"
Train of Thought
This OLogy activity first introduces kids to the idea of thought experiments. Then it puts their scientific creativity to work with two mind-bending experiments that rely solely on imagination. Both thought experiments have background information, plus concrete examples of how to approach the experiment. Specifically, they ask:Can you throw a ball so hard it never falls to Earth?What if light could only travel one foot/second?
Episode 86: Scrutinizing Intervention Programs for Autism
Prof Margot Prior reviews available intervention programs for autism. With host Eric van Bemmel.
Episode 87: The Fractaled Page: Poets on Poetry
Poets Kevin Brophy and Alex Skovron read from their works, and discuss poetry's power, inspiration and importance to human experience. With host Jennifer Cook.
Cómo fue la vida de Albert Einstein (en español)
Albert Einstein revolucionó el mundo de la ciencia con sus trabajos, que son la base de muchas de las investigaciones de la actualidad. Por ejemplo, el movimiento browniano, el efecto fotoeléctrico o la teoría de la relatividad espacial. Recibió el Premio Nobel y pasó a la historia por la teoría de la relatividad. (2:50)
Getting Started With Open Data
Getting Started With Open Data - Tony Hirst
Keywords:open data , linked data , mash ups , Standards , Freedom of Information Requests
Raft Spider Hunting and Catching Water Boatman
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Raft Spider hunting and catching a Water Boatman. This large brown and white spider has long, sturdy legs and an oval-shaped abdomen. There are striking pale stripes along the sides of both the carapace and the abdomen. These stripes are due in part to a row of white hairs. Males are similar in appearance to females, although they have smaller abdomens. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg
The Newton Institute
The Isaac Newton Institute is a major research facility for the mathematical sciences in the UK and worldwide. This video explains its origins, its aims and objectives. Tim Hartford (Financial Times) presents a short film about the Newton Institute, with appearances by Professor Martin Rees (Trinity College, Cambridge), Professor Tim Gowers (Fields Medal Winner, Cambridge), Professor David Mackay (Department of Energy and Climate Change), Professor Reidun Twarock (University of York), David Hard
Part 1 - Chapter 07 - A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
Part 1, Chapter 7: They Return. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
Playlist for A Room with a View by E. M. Forster: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7E2901A657A5E9D4
Top Tips for Prospective Students
Thinking about applying to Cambridge? Here's some friendly advice from our current students to help you out.
You can find lots more videos featuring our current students, as well as some student blogs, at http://www.BeCambridge.com. Make sure to check out our 'Applying to Cambridge' series of videos for a step-by-step guide to the application process!
Google Docs omzetten naar PDF
Met Google Docs kan je documenten, rekenbladen en presentaties aanmaken, die online worden opgeslagen. Deze kan je op hun beurt omzetten naar een PDF-bestand. Hoe je daarbij tewerk moet gaan, vind je in deze hulpkaart.
Bears Show How To Make Moroccan Rolls
Each semester, Carrie's Café reinvents itself with a new menu, wait-staff, management and cooks -- they're all students enrolled in restaurant management at Missouri State University. This class offers tasty items to the community using many fresh local ingredients, and the one staple item on their menu each semester are Moroccan Rolls. Abbe Ehlers, senior instructor in hospitality and restaurant administration, shows how to prepare this delectable dish.
Carrie's Café is open Tuesdays and Th
William T. White String Quartet - Academic Spotlight
The William T. White String Quartet won first prize at the West Central Division finals of the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Music Competition in January. The students will compete as national finalists in New York City in March.
The quartet includes violinist Yajing Zhang, a music student from Missouri State's China campus in Qingdao; violinist Xiao Hu, also a music student from Qingdao; cellist Matthew Price, a pre-law major; and violist Ryan Hardcastle, a viola performance maj
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