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Pinhole Camera made from an Acorn Squash
a "how to" presentation on making a homemade pinhole camera from a hollowed-put acorn squash and common household materials. The "film" is light-sensitive photographic paper, which is developed with common black and white chemicals. (05:54)
The video has a fun Halloween theme.
Cooling off in Russia
Aug. 15 - Moscow locals seek relief in the fountains from the hottest August 15 on record. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Dust Plume Off the Coast of Morocco, Africa
Zoom in to a dust plume off the coast of Morocco, as seem by SeaWiFS
Sailing the ocean no longer requires triple-masted schooners--in fact
you can do it on a vessel no larger than a surfboard. What's the secret to designing a windsail that can skim the surface of the sea at 20 miles an hour, yet respond instantly to a sailor's touch? It is the math involved in designing such a rig. Motivating for students.
Running time 1:42 minutes.
Krugloye, Belarus: Mass Murder of the Jews
Khonya Epshteyn, born in 1928 in Shepelevichi, Belarus, testifies about the murder operations against the Jews that were carried out in Krugloye. Epshteyn recounts the saving of his family by a local neighbor. For more details, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?site_id=230
Queen Anne's Lace
Education for Sustainable Development: a workshop for HE GEES Departments
This resource has been repurposed for the Educational Development Open Resources (EDOR) project, one of the OMAC Strand JISC/HEA UKOER Phase II Programme. This resource is based on a series of workshops on ESD that have been run by the HEA GEES Subject Centre for UK GEES departments over the last 7 years. It is increasingly expected that all graduates should have a good understanding of the importance of sustainable development and its implications for the workshop and lifestyles. For the GEES d
Kenya abduction shocks victims' friends
Oct 2- The boyfriend of a disabled French woman abducted in Kenya on Saturday says he contemplated fighting her armed kidnappers. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Libyans scour bombed military base for 'spoils of war.'
Aug. 30 - Military bases near Tripoli bombed by NATO are now left wide open with people helping themselves to whatever wreckage they can find. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Learn About the Eskimos
This one minute video provides an overview of the native people of the North American continent. It briefly describes their cultural traits.
Dr. R. Bowen Loftin '71
President Loftin discusses the conference change.
Wereldeconomie Deze bijdrage behandelt de wereldeconomie.
Deze bijdrage behandelt de wereldeconomie.…
Zin Zin Zin a Violin! - Elementary Performance
Students from Pleasant Grove Elementary perform the poem "Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin!" by Lloyd Moss. The audio quality is good, considering it is being taped from the audience. Students will enjoy watching the choreography that goes along with their performance. (05:01)
Expedition Blue Planet- India, Ganges: The River Goddess
Expedition: Blue Planet's first stop in India is Varanasi, the most ancient and most holy place in India.Expedition: Blue Planet’s first stop in India is Varanasi, the most ancient and most holy place in India, a pilgrimage destination for millions of Hindus who gather to pay homage to a living goddess- the Ganges River. (5:47)
Europe Week Ahead: ECB's Stark resigns, investors rattled
Sept. 9 - Investors flock to quality assets after the ECB's chief economist Juergen Stark resigns over divisions about the central bank's bond buying programme.
(Not) a Great Text (but) a Big Question: The Protection of Information Bill
In the wake of the controversy surrounding the Protection of Information Bill, UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) presents a panel discussion entitled,Not a Great Text but a Big Question: The Protection of Information Bill. Veteran writer, philosopher, academic and former Vice Chancellor of UCT, Professor Njabulo Ndebele, leads the panel that includes Professor David Benatar from UCT's Department of Philosophy and Tony Weaver Assistant Editor of the Cape Times. The p