Gooseneck barnacles in rock crevices
Gooseneck barnacles do not move and rely on surrounding waters for food and nutrients. They have strong, hard, and sharp shells that keep predators from walking on them. They resist drying out and are found in all the intertidal zones.
Building on Useful Ideas
One of the strands of the Rutgers long-term study was to find out how
useful ideas spread through a community of learners and evolve over
time. Here, the focus is in on the teacher’s role in fostering
African Studies Lecture Series: Dr. Melissa Graboyes, “Economies of Blood in East Africa: From Wit
Melissa Graboyes is the assistant director of the African Studies Program at the University of Oregon. She received her Ph.D. in history from Boston University specializing in modern East Africa and medical history. She also received her masters in public health with an emphasis on medical ethics. Her research interests are broadly focused on the [...]
Getting Started: 03 Importing and exporting images
Get images in and out of Fireworks. Open Photoshop files with layer comps. Save files in multiple formats. Export Fireworks files.
Lecture 4 [slides]: SQL, Continued
MySQL. SQL. MySQL types. Indexes, constraints. MySQL Functions. JOIN. Race conditions. INSERT ... ON DUPLICATE KEY UPDATE. Transactions (InnoDB). Locks (MyISAM). CSV.
Droplet lens technology opens microscopy to the masses
An Australian National University scientist has discovered a simple, cheap way of turning a smart phone into a high-resolution microscope, opening the door to a revolution in science and medicine in developing countries. The transformation is made by attaching a tiny lens made of a clear pliable polymer onto the camera lens of a phone, explains inventor Dr Steve Lee, from the Department of Biomedical Engineering. "We make it by putting a droplet of PDMS onto a microscope cover slip and then inv
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
Wright Brothers, Part II
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 4:32
The Battle of Boyne 1690
The Battle of Boyne is central to Ulster Protestant folklore. It was one of the most significant battles in the history of Ireland and had major impact on he area. This seven minute video reviews the events that resulted in this battle and what happened.
The Moments That Changed Us: Steve Wozniak 1
A documentary on co-founder of Apple Computers Steve Wozniak (aka "The Woz"), the genius behind the design of Apple II. (1:18)
Observe Water in Winter and Summer
On Earth, water can regularly be found in three different phases — liquid, solid, and gas — each of which has noticeably different properties. For example, a boat can glide through liquid water in summer, but it cannot do so when the water turns to solid ice in winter. Atmospheric conditions, specifically seasonal temperatures, can influence the phase in which water exists at a given time. This short video segment depicts water in different seasons at the same location. No narration. Run
Lost Treasures of the Ancient World - India, 5/5
The amazing inventions and extraordinary ideas by East Indians that are still useful today, such as plastic surgery, the number system, wax, yoga, water clock, etc. Suitable for middle school and high school students. (08:32)
Suzi Dessel - A Voice From the Black Maria - 12/0513
Suzi Dessel gives her presentation, titled "A Voice From the Black Maria" on December 5, 2013. The talk was sponsored by the Frankel Institute and was held in the Thayer Building.
Episode as a Unit of Analysis of Movement
Everybody who has read his Gordon Cullen or his Edmund H. Bacon knows that movement has long been recognized as a factor in environmental planning in many ways. For example, in the traditional Japanese promenade garden the importance of movement has always been appreciated. The promenader gains an intense experience of the succession, variation and rhythm of the surrounding scene. The spaces and paths lead him from one stage to another. The spatial structure of the Japanese promenade garden, as
Thar She Blows!
Students learn about wind as a source of renewable energy and explore the advantages and disadvantages wind turbines and wind farms. They also learn about the effectiveness of wind turbines in varying weather conditions and how engineers work to create wind power that is cheaper, more reliable and safer for wildlife.
Charles Haughey - Quiz
This is a basic six question quiz aimed at pupils in 5th and 6th class.
Nissan to Accelerate Growth in Brazil, says CEO Ghosn
CEO Carlos Ghosn tells Reuters he plans to make an announcement within weeks about expanding in Brazil.
"Every Two Or Three Weeks Someone Would Die:" Michael Yantsos on Protesting AIDS Treatment in Prison
As the severity of the AIDS epidemic increased during the mid-1980s, the inadequacy of AIDS education and treatment came under assault from activists, many of whom were themselves infected with the disease. Michael Yantsos, who became infected with AIDS in prison in 1983, was one of those who spoke out when conditions at Rikers Island Prison Hospital in New York City became unbearable. In 1986, as prisoners were dying at the rate of one every two weeks from AIDS, Yantsos and his fellow inmates w
Four Thinking Styles
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., talks June 13, 2011, with Thunderbird International Consortia participants in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 7 Jun 2011 - Pt 2
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