Interview With Astronaut Mike Fossum
Astronaut Mike Fossum talks about his Soyuz launch experience and gives insight into life aboard the station.
TagTeam: Enhanced Social Tagging For Classification and Current Awareness
TagTeam is a middleware tagging hub for the Open Access Tracking Project. The hub will collect feeds from any tagging service, braid them together, improve them in various ways, and then produce output feeds to which readers could subscribe.
Humpback Whale Shows AMAZING Appreciation After Being Freed From Nets
Michael Fishbach, co-founder of The Great Whale Conservancy (GWC), narrates his encounter with a young humpback whale entangled in local fishing nets.
At first, the animal appeared to be dead, yet Fishbach investigated and quickly discovered that the poor creature was tangled in a fishing net. The humans had to act fast; what began as a tragedy soon became a thrilling rescue as Fishbach and his crew labored to free the young whale. The entire encounter was caught on videotape and later nar
Voorstel tot afbetaling
At the end of this unit you can write in a letter a proposal for payment by installment
How To Lose Thigh Fat
This two minute video explains how to lose fat in this area using a series of methods from encouraging weight loss, with an emphasis on compound training, an exercise technique effective for fat burning.
Bird In Hand To Save Those In The Bush
Braddock Bay, on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, is a prime pit stop for migrating birds. In a converted hot dog stand near the Bay, ornithologists and volunteers capture, study and release about 10,000 migrants a year. David Bonter, ornithologist at Cornell Lab of Ornithology and vice president of Braddock Bay Bird Observatory, explains what can be learned from the songbirds. (3:49)
Red-Tailed Hawks Hunting and Catching Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Red-Tailed Hawks hunting a large colony of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats. Students will enjoy seeing the close up view of this action scene. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
Dore Nation Hits Memphis
They are bleeding black and gold from the AutoZone Liberty Bowl Parade to the Battle of the Bands. Are you ready for some football? Go Dores! Visit Bowl Central for everything you need to know about Vanderbilt’s appearance in the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31, 2011 in Memphis, Tenn.
03.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Versuch von Bundespräsident Christian Wulff, Mitte Dezember die erste Veröffentlichung von Recherchen der "Bild"-Zeitung über die Finanzierung seines Privathauses zu verhindern, ist bei Journalistenverbänden auf scharfe Kritik gestoßen. Die Organisationen DJV und dju erklärten, es gehöre zur Meinungsfreih
Using Data Effectively—Jay Gribble from PRB
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Jay Gribble, vice president of international programs at Population Reference Bureau (PRB) explains some of the many data resources PRB publishes for journalists. They are available on PRB's website http://prb.org He spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is part of Pulitzer Center's c
Using Data Effectively—Nirali Shah from PSI
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Dr. Nirali Shah, research adviser for reproductive health at Population Services International (PSI) explains some of the data resources PSI publishes. She also details some of the common mistakes journalists make when using data. She spoke on a panel for journalists about how best to use data at the International Family Planning Conference in Dakar, Senegal. This video is par
ISS Update - Jan. 3, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Jan. 3, 2012.
Gloom, Doom, and Optimism Marc Faber is a market analyst and publisher of the "Gloom, Boom and Doom Report" newsletter. As you may have gathered from that title, he's rather pessimistic about the economy. (He's also been very accurate concerning economic trends over his career.) But he really dropped jaws recently when he made the following statement on CNBC: I am a great optimist in l
Marc Faber is a market analyst and publisher of the "Gloom, Boom and Doom Report" newsletter. As you may have gathered from that title, he's rather pessimistic about the economy. (He's also been very accurate concerning economic trends over his career.) But he really dropped jaws recently when he made the following statement on CNBC:
I am a great optimist in l
Stressed and Strained
Students are introduced to the concepts of stress and strain with examples that illustrate the characteristics and importance of these forces in our everyday lives. They explore the factors that affect stress, why engineers need to know about it, and the ways engineers describe the strength of materials. In an associated literacy activity, while learning about the stages of group formation, group dynamics and team member roles, students discover how collective action can alleviate personal feeli
A project by Rice University students done in Fall 2004 for ELEC 301. An investigation of signal processing techniques applied to iris recognition.
This lesson is part of a science unit entitled "Spiders: Fact and Fiction." During this lesson, learning will focus on specific body anatomy, functions and distinguishing characteristics of spiders.
The Grand Canyon: How It Formed
This video segment adapted from NOVA uses animation to present the theory of how the Grand Canyon was formed and features rare footage of a phenomenon known as debris flow.
Bayard Rustin: A Freedom Budget, Part 1
This audio excerpt captures the beginning of Bayard Rustin's 1967 "Freedom Budget" speech, describing the social and economic impact of racism over time.