Dan and Gwen Taylor Lecture - 2010
Annette Baier, Department of Philosophy presents the first annual Dan and Gwen Taylor lecture.
Modis Landcover of Asia
New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is distributed and land is being used around the world with new NASA satellite-generated land-cover maps. These new maps, based on a global digital database of land cover types Earth images that is updated every 16 days, will help scientists better understand the Earths climate and carbon budget and clim
AIRS Volumetric Cloud Data (Fly Out)
This visualization shows Aqua-AIRS simulated volumetric cloud data for September 13, 1999. The data was created using the Finite Volume Community Climate Model (FVCCM). Temperature and cloud data sets were match rendered for cross dissolves in post production. This visualization was created as a part of the Aqua prelaunch package.
Images of Earth and Space II
This videotape tours the Solar System and outer space using scientific visualizations from Goddard Space Flight Center, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the HPCC Earth and Space Sciences Project. At the Sun, simulations investigate processes that create magnetic field and release energetic particles. Earth science begins with the Pacific Ocean, studying the 1997-98 El Nino and Cyclone Susan. Crossing the globe, visualizations trace North Americas East Coast and ocean currents in the North Atlantic
The route of France
At the end of this chapter you will be able to follow a report of a sport event on the radio.
Writers on Writing
In this video from ThinkTV Dayton, three successful Ohio authors tell you about their writing process.
Sexual dimorphism in animals
Many animals show sexual dimorphism, or differences between the males and females of that species. These are mostly physical differences, but other differences like songs in male and female birds can also be thought of as sexual dimorphism. Generally, males are more decorated and larger than females, but there are several species of animals in which the females are larger than the males.
Learn Hindi Daily Show –  – Can you repeat it?
We are back in town, and our daily program will be coming out daily again. I hope you didn’t mind the few filler episodes that we published in the past...
What is Global Warming
This video is 2:06 minutes long and explains the concept of global warming, which is generally thought to be caused by human driven emissions of greenhouse gasses. Good date is presented and the video is easy to understand for most age groups. Here are additional lessons: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/global-warming.html
Back to School Jitters
Erica Hill from the Early Show on CBS speaks with Psychologist Dr. Jennifer Hartstein about how best to deal with first day of school jitters. The video is director towards parents, and provides advice on how to ease the stress for children of all ages. (03:35)
Students are introduced to our planet's structure and its dynamic system of natural forces through an examination of the natural hazards of earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, tsunamis, floods and tornados, as well as avalanches, fires, hurricanes and thunderstorms. They see how these natural events become disasters when they impact people, and how engineers help to make people safe from them. Students begin by learning about the structure of the Earth; they create clay models showing the Earth'
The Berlin Wall History
The Berlin Wall separated Berlin between 1961 and 1989 and this two minute video explains why it was built and what is was a symbol of. A good overview.
Adventures in the Cancer Genome Part 4
The Genome Institute's Director, Dr. Richard K. Wilson, discusses recent advances in the analysis of cancer genomes.
Stocks drop on political jitters
July 25 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks down on debt concerns but gold rises; Moody's cuts Greek debt rating; Blackberry cuts 11 percent of workforce, Kimberly-Clark puts out cautious outlook on strong earnings. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Structure & Development of the Mammalian Brain, Spring 2002
Lectures plus guided readings and discussion with project reports, covering major CNS structures, with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include: basic patterns of connections in CNS; review of lab techniques (anatomy, tissue culture); embryogenesis; PNS anatomy and development; process outgrowth and synaptogenesis; growth factors and cell survival; spinal and hindbrain anatomy; development of regional specificity with introdu
Photo Slideshow: UA Displays Minerals in All Their Splendor
The UA Mineral Museum, now in its 120th year, contains tens of thousands of donated minerals and other artifacts, some of which visually mimic burned wood, a collection of frozen bubbles, a stash of pennies or Superman's Fortress of Solitude. The museum's collection is both a testament of beauty and a reminder of the continued importance minerals hold in our daily lives.
How to Write Comedy Material
This 2:21 minutes interview with a professional stand up comic Lisa Corrao shares her insights on how to achieve originality in stand up comedy and how to write a joke. The parts of a joke are explained and the source of humor is examined.
MD Anderson Leadership Credits Employees For Top U.S. News Ranking
MD Anderson leadership react and thank employees for once again being ranked #1 in cancer by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey for 2011.
Don't Stop Reading Video-Motivate Students to Read, Read, Read!
This video was produced by McMath Middle School students. This is a wonderful resource to motivate students to read! (4:32)
Converting Fractions to Decimals
Sal Khan of Khan Academy shows how to convert fractions to decimals. The instructor uses the Paint Program and different colors to demonstrate. (02:17)