Harmony of the Spheres The music of the spheres. Gives a brief historical account of the Kepler problem. Explain why they call mathematics the language of physics.
The music of the spheres. Gives a brief historical account of the Kepler problem. Explain why they call mathematics the language of physics.
Workshop 7: Sun and Seasons
The tilt of the Earth's axis causes the cycle of the seasons. In this workshop, we'll discuss how different parts of the Earth receive different amounts of light energy that result in the Earth's seasons. In particular, we will look at the tilt of the Earth's axis and how the hours of daylight change throughout the year.
Google Docs 101 - #3 - Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs
Sharing and Emailing in Google Docs - One huge benefit of cloud computing is that it's easier than ever to share documents and other files. No more email attachments required. No more version control troubles. Our video tutorial on using Google Docs demonstrates the sharing and emailing functions in Google Docs . Others can edit the document or just view it. You may invite people to edit and view the document or can add people without sending an invite. (1:44)
Column Substraction and Problem Solving With Subtraction
Using one-, two-, and three-digit numbers, students learn how to subtract numbers without borrowing in columns. They use their
knowledge of number families to find the missing numbers in tables using addition and subtraction. Finally, students learn key words to look for in word problems that signal addition or subtraction operations.
Harvard University Year in Pictures: 2008-2009
Harvard University Year in Pictures: 2008-2009
The University of Memphis Army ROTC Tiger Battalion.
Cadet Rehbein talks about his trip to the Baltic nations through CULP with the U of M's Army ROTC.
India, Pakistan discuss Kashmir peace
June 23 - India and Pakistan begin foreign secretary-level talks aimed at nudging forward a stalled peace process between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Travis Brecher reports.
science experiment with acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate
Science experiment with acetic acid and sodium bicarbonate (baking soda and vinegar) giving off carbon dioxide among other things
In Conversation with Cherie Blair [Audio]
Speaker(s): Cherie Blair, Howard Davies | Cherie Blair is a noted barrister and QC, specialising in human rights law. She is married to Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister. Cherie studied law at LSE and is a governor and honorary fellow of the School. In this event she will talk to Howard Davies, LSE Director about her autobiography published earlier this year entitled Speaking for Myself (May 2008, Little, Brown).
Democracy in Kuwait and its effect on the Gulf [Audio]
Speaker(s): Abdullah Bishara | Significant political reform processes are underway in all six member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In this lecture the first secretary-general of the GCC will reflect on their progress and future prospects. Abdullah Bishara was secretary-general of the GCC from 1981-93.
A Blueprint for a Safer Planet [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lord Stern of Brentford | Nicholas Stern presents an outline of his new book, A Blueprint for a Safer Planet, which describes how to manage climate change while creating a new era of growth and prosperity.
What has the financial crisis taught Europe? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Simeon Djankov | The recent financial crisis has uncovered several weaknesses in Europe's regulatory system. Belatedly, the European Commission has tried to fix these weaknesses with extensive new regulation, including the creation of several new institutions. Simeon Djankov Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria will in this lecture offer an analysis of the most recent developments as well as a perspective on how the financial sector in Europe, and its regulati
Peace Vs. Women's Rights in Afghanistan: Compatible or Contradicting Concepts? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Zainab Salbi | The talk will focus on the dichotomy of how peace and women's rights in Afghanistan are currently mutually exclusive. Zainab Salbi will address the issue on whether peace and women's rights go together in Afghanistan - is it possible to have both in this country or do they contradict each other and therefore are not attainable simultaneously? Zainab Salbi is founder and CEO of Women for Women International, a grassroots humanitarian and development organization helping
Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie Physician Profile
Meet Dr. M. Boyd Gillespie, Associate Professor at MUSC. His specialities include head and neck cancer, thyroid and parthyroid tumors, voice and swallowing disorders, snoring and sleep apena.
Differentiated Instruction- Scaffolding Model
Meet Michelle Rainey. A 10-year veteran who is NCATE Board Certified, she teaches 9th through 12th-grade English at Lawndale High School and also serves as one of the school's instructional coaches helping with aspects of curriculum professional development. Here Michelle speaks about the importance of differentiated instruction. (02:40)
Video of Robin's next with eggs hatching
This four minute video shows the birth and hatching of feeding and maturing of Robins from hatching until they leave the nest. There is no narration. It appears one does no survive so students may need to understand the survival of the fittest aspects.
The week ahead: June 30th 2011
Thailand holds a general election, Moroccans go to the polls and Hugo Chavez's health attracts mounting speculation
Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: The Indian Ocean
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
Dickinson Magazine - Turtle Tagging
Dickinson Magazine Feature Video: In April, students in Gene Wingert's Introduction to Field Biology lab teamed up to capture and tag turtles in Wildwood Park in Harrisburg, Pa. The project had a two-fold purpose: track population and growth rates while raising funds for Wildwood Park through an Adopt-a-Turtle event. All "adopted" turtles were later released back into the wild; meanwhile, students had hands-on experience with field research. Assisting Wingert (who directed the project from behi