Open Notebook Science and Education
This is my presentation on April 17, 2007 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. I describe Open Notebook Science in the context of education and argue that trends in open education, open science and automation will change the educational landscape in the near future.
Meet Journalist Simeon Tegel: Reporting on Climate Change in Latin America
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/latin-america-climate-change-draught-natural-disasters-glaciers-global-warming British journalist Simeon Tegal outlines the environmental issues spanning Latin America due to climate change in the region. According to a report recently published by the Inter-American Development Bank, the cost of climate change to Latin American Nations will total 100 billion dollars per year by 2050. Such losses will most notably include a drop in food and agric
Disciplinary Thinking - Themes overview & Resource listing
Description: An overview of all resources within the themes for the Disciplinary Thinking project. Theme: Overview of all themes Subject: HE - Education Author: Colleen McKenna and Jane Hughes: HEDERA, 2012 Owner: The University of Bath Audience: Educational developers within accredited programmes and courses in higher education. Issue Date: 6/09/2012 Version: Final License: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License. (CC-BY-SA 2.0) Keyword
Java OOP: Handling document events on a text field and creating a color swatch
Learn how to handle document events on text fields containing color values. Also learn how to create a color swatch.
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Welcome University of Minnesota Class of 2016
The First Year, "a romance of discovery," premiered August 30, 2012, at the University of Minnesota Convocation. The silent comedy short welcomed the U of M Class of 2016.
Berkman Center for Internet and Society and the Harvard Library : Meet & Greet, July 24, 2012
The Meet & Greet featured 6 speakers from the Berkman Center and Harvard Library sharing 5 minute overviews of projects with which they've been involved. Presentations were followed by an open discussion. The event was co-sponsored by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and Harvard Library Strategic Conversations.
How to Read and Write the Past Tense of Regular English Verbs
This lesson covers the rules both for pronouncing and for spelling past tense verbs. Examples are shown for the three sounds of -ed, how to add ed to regular verbs, and rules for adding ed to a verb. (12:10)
21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.
Calculus and Physical Science Tutorial Lab
Learn about the Calculus and Physical Science Tutorial Lab and all it does for GRCC students.
Taller de creación e investigación artística (2012)
La construcción de conocimientos parte del aprendizaje de experiencias cotidianas, de la observación directa de nuestro entorno y, sobre todo, de una extensa muestra de producciones artísticas realizadas a lo largo de la historia. La asignatura tratará de iniciar y promover, por medio de una activa participación del alumnado, las tareas básicas de creación e investigación artística. Por lo tanto, la disposición del alumnado a la investigación y a la aportación creativa constituirá u
NASA | Magnificent Eruption in Full HD
On August 31, 2012 a long filament of solar material that had been hovering in the sun's atmosphere, the corona, erupted out into space at 4:36 p.m. EDT. The coronal mass ejection, or CME, traveled away from the sun at over 900 miles per second. This movie shows the ejection from a variety of viewpoints as captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), NASA's Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO), and the joint ESA/NASA Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO). (02:11)
Quick Math Review to Prep for Algebra 1
This is 1 of 4 videos I custom made for an educator in California for an experimental 1-week video homework program. I have only edited the beginning and ending titles. Although not designed for the general public, you may find them useful.
This video provides a quick general math review of concepts needed to do well in Algebra 1. Covers: Order of Operations, Fraction Arithmetic, Basic Algebraic Concepts and Terminology, Converting Verbal Phrases to Algebraic Expressions and
Walt Disney - Mini Biography
Watch a short biography video on Walt Disney, including his early love of drawing, the debut of Mickey Mouse in "Steamboat Willie," his feature films "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "Mary Poppins," and the opening of Disneyland in 1955. (04:16)
Orion Parachute Test, Aug. 28, 2012
A dart-shaped test vehicle that is used to simulate Orion's parachute compartment descends above the skies of the U.S. Yuma Army Proving Ground in Arizona. Engineers were testing the maximum pressure Orion's chutes might face when returning from exploration missions.
Profile: George Barrowclough
Dr. George Barrowclough uses molecular data and computer analyses to investigate the evolution and systematics of birds. This research includes phylogenetic studies of avian genera, families, and orders, as well as intraspecific studies of population genetics and phylogeography. The latter have included species such as the spotted owl and California gnatcatcher, which are of conservation concern. Determining the evolutionary relationships among birds has been a long-standing problem. Traditional
Train derails in eastern Ukraine after blast
Fourteen carriages of a Russian freight train derail in eastern Ukraine after the track was demolished by an explosion. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 1
ISS Update: Weekly Recap for Sept. 7, 2012
The International Space Station Weekly Recap for Sept. 3-7, 2012.
TED407 Session 2 Fall 2012
Charles Eisenstein: Authors at Google
"Charles Eisenstein is a visionary scholar who maps economics, science, philosophy, psychology, and the history of civilization onto our daily activities, with inquiries like, 'How should we live?' 'What's really important?' 'How can our relationship to money be transformed?' He is the author of ""The Yoga of Eating"", ""Ascent of Humanity"", and ""Sacred Economics"". Sacred Economics is Eisenstein's exploration of the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, where he
Dr Alan Bollard: What I have learned from the Global Financial Crisis
The 2012 annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture delivered by Dr Alan Bollard, Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. The near-meltdown in the financial system in 2007-08 and ensuing global recession have left challenging legacies. Monetary and fiscal policy in major advanced economies have found themselves backed into difficult corners. Meanwhile, researchers and forecasters are fundamentally rethinking economic frameworks to tackle financial fragility, contagion and instability. Dr Bollard e