Overview of Orthography
'The orthography of a language specifies the correct way of using a specific writing system to write the language' (Wikipedia, 2009). This is an informative video slide show with music about the origin of the English language.
Web Soil Survey
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. It is operated by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world. NRCS has soil maps and data available online for more than 95 percent of the nation’s counties and anticipates having 100 percent in the near future. The site is updated and maintained online as the single authoritative source of soi
Authors@Google: Rainn Wilson
The Authors@Google program welcomed Rainn Wilson to Google's New York office to discuss his book, 'Soul Pancake". "Have you ever wondered what happens after you die? If you only had one hour left to live, how would you spend it? How do your thoughts affect reality? How does knowing the intention behind a work of art affect your experience of it? Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office," teamed up with his friends and dares to discuss life's biggest ques
Modeling a Changing World
Modeling a Changing World written by mathematics professor Tim Chartier and his student Nick Dovidio presents curricular material in an OSP Launcher package to motivate the need for numerically solving ordinary differential equations. The package discusses such applications as a mass-spring system and its connection to computer simulation for movies. An interactive model that simulates a two-body gravitational model of the moon and earth allows for exploring the topic of numerical error. Other m
Lesson 53: The money
In this lesson we are going to learn about the monetary system in Brazil and important financial matters!
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The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Hockey vs. Providence College - November 20, 2010
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Securing Financially Sensitive Environments with OpenBSD
This thesis investigates the use of a free, open source
UNIX-based operating system in providing security features
to a financially sensitive business function such as a
We start by examining some of the main security features
(such as the pf firewall and systrace policies) which are
included with the operating system, how they work and how
such features can be used within a financial environment.
We then examine possible probl
Financial Reform in China
In the 6th of an annual series of lectures, Howard Davies reviews the development of the Chinese financial system over the last year. He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese banking regulator since 2003 and has observed the dramatic changes in Chinese banks at first hand. The Chinese system has been remarkably insulated from the crisis. What does that mean for the future? Will China turn its back on free-market financial reform? Howard Davies is director of LSE. P
087 - BELLUM HELVETICUM - LOWE BUTLER WALKER
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The Invention of the World Wide Web
See how Tim Berners-Lee, the English scientist, invented the World Wide Web. This system was developed to organize information by using his computers to share data. (2:09)
Sharks and Fishermen
The highly sophisticated sensory system of sharks allows them to locate their prey with remarkable accuracy. Their speed, agility and acute sensory ability leave few predators able or willing to compete with sharks for a potential meal. In this video segment from Nature, sharks sense and pursue a fisherman's catch. Run time 01:11.
An Integrated 3D Geodatabase for Palladio's Work
The paper presents a novel digital 3D GIS web-based system entirely founded on Google Earth, built to offer a deep insight into Palladio's opera for restitution of its architectural surveys, reconstruction for historical reasons, analysis for structural and other options, and assembly and presentation of all certified Palladian documentation.The development of the application follows the philosophy of visual computing and it is based on an architectural knowledge representation.The information s
This video shows part of different meditation moments by Buddhist groups. You can hear the Gen talking to the group and telling them what to do and what to think. There is also part of an interview to Gen Lekma where she describes the meditation posture and what they are used for. There is reference to breathing and thoughts.
Legendary author Avi speaks to Booklist about Poppy and Ereth - his newest and most autobiographical book - as well as how he ended up with his famous name, how his lack of a distinctive style helps him as a writer, his thoughts on how the Newbery Award could improve, and which of his books is the "best."
Documenting and Collecting Plants
Plants dominate the living landscape around us. Learning about this essential part of the ecosystem. Collecting and identifying plants should be a part of any life sciences curriculum. Designed to support the Plant Press project at Hila Science Camp, this video discusses collecting and classifying plants and the importance of the classification system developed by Carl Linnaeus.
Human Anatomy - Heart Circulatory System
This is a computer-animated video (04:24) that gives an overview of the human circulatory system.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
School House Rock--Telegraph Line- The Nervous System
Learn about your nervous system and its major organs with this short, catchy tune from School House Rock. (3:01)
Skeletal System - Kids Animation Learn Series
Learn all about the functions of the Human Body from the 'Human Body' Kids Animation Learn Series. This simple video elaborated with pictures and descriptions of the human skeletal system make it very easy for even the youngest scientific learners to understand.