SPC Fall 2011 Graduation - 1:00 p.m. Ceremony
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege SPC Fall 2011 Graduation - 1:00 p.m. Ceremony St. Petersburg College will hold two Fall commencement ceremonies at First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, Largo, Florida on Dec. 17, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditati
In this video clip, Egyptologist Kara Cooney investigates the importance of pyramids. There are striking similarities in function and purpose of pyramids around the world. The Red pyramid, along with most other pyramids, was used for sacred rituals and for the burial of important Egyptian pharaohs. (1:46)
Parents of the Field - Asbjorn Eide
As a member of the generation of Scandinavian scholars who launched 'peace research' as a serious study in the 1960s, Asbjørn Eide's career has also been focused by his interest in the potential use of the law as a conflict resolution
Rodgers & Hammerstein: My Favorite Things
In the second episode of a series of videos that explore the Rodgers and Hammerstein collections at the Library of Congress, Michael Feinstein traces the origin of the lyrics for "My Favorite Things" from the hit Broadway musical The Sound of Music. Produced by special arrangement with Imagem/Williamson Music Inc. Speaker Biography: Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy-nominated entertainer, dubbed "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," is
Form to Submit Content for Review This is a form from University of Michigan with questions for authors who are submitting content to publish as open educational resources.
This is a form from University of Michigan with questions for authors who are submitting content to publish as open educational resources.
When solutions of two different densities meet, the lower density (less dense) solution will move on top of the higher density (more dense) solution, resulting in a layering or stratification of the solutions. Density is an important feature of seawater since many physical and biological processes are affected by it, such as moving heat around the globe influencing climate and feeding and reproduction by marine organisms.
Highbrow: a Textual Annotation Browser
Highbrow is an interactive web-based visualization that plots the density of annotations from multiple sources (including dynamic full-text search) onto literary works. It provides a quick, high level overview of the areas of the text that are of most interest to different commentators or contain certain search terms, and then shows increasingly detailed information about these regions as the user zooms in.
Yana: An Open Source Template for Scholarly Journals to Develop Mobile Applications
Yāna is a light-weight, modular, open source template within which publishers can develop their own mobile applications for open access journals.
Giant Panda Mother With Newborn
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Giant Panda mother caring for her tiny newborn. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Giant Panda Mother With Infant
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a mother Giant Panda and her infant. The video shows mom holding and keeping baby close. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Here We Go A Song about Baby Sea Turtles
Learn about the journey and life cycle of newlyhatched sea turtles in this lively educational singalong video for kids by BIRDSONG and the ECOWONDERS. The song offers a glimpse into the world of a beloved and endangered marine animal. With photos of baby sea turtles and the words of the song on each frame children can learn read dance and sing along with Birdsong. (04:00)
2nd Annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Our 2nd Annual Business Plan and Elevator Pitch Competition is open to all current full or part-time SPC students enrolled in a degree or certificate program. With prizes totaling up to $10,000.00, students with a great business idea should attend an InfoByte information session on one of our campuses to learn more about eligibility, how to enter, resources to help you create a business plan and/or elevator pitch, criteria, prizes and more! Abou
The Magic School Bus Goes To Mussel Beach - Tidal Zones
The class is enjoying a normal day at the beach until Ms. Frizzle discovers a letter from Uncle Shelby. He needs the class to look after his beachfront property. The kids soon discover that his supposedly luxurious accommodation is actually a tiny spot on the shoreline. Why would anyone live in a spot where youre battered by waves at high tide and baked by the sun at low tide? To find out the answer, Ms. Frizzle turns the kids into...mussels! (22mins)
Mexican women fight for their lives
Dec. 27 - Women wrestlers, or luchadoras, compete in Mexican lucha libre or wrestling, a sport normally dominated by men and macho behavior. Tara Cleary reports.
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Making Designs Come Alive: Using Physically Based Modeling Techniques in Space Layout Planning
This paper introduces the concept of responsive design. It elaborates this concept as an approach to free form, adaptable, automated design applying physically based modeling techniques to the design process. Our approach attempts to bridge the gap between totally automated design and the free form brainstorming designers normally employ. We do this by automating the initial placement and sizing of design elements, with an interactive engine that appears alive and highly responsive. We present a