Class of 2015 Group Photo
University of Georgia Freshman Welcome time-lapse gallery of the class of 2015 photo at Sanford Stadium.
The Duke Idea: Shanghai
A "Duke Idea" conversation in Shanghai between President Richard H. Brodhead and Xiqing Gao L'86, president of the China Investment Corporation and a member of the Duke University Board of Trustees. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.
Great Zoom out from Kodak Theater with spin (Los Angeles, CA)
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Shallow & Deep Foundations
Students investigate the critical nature of foundations as they learn differences between shallow and deep foundations, including the concepts of bearing pressure and settlement. Using models representing a shallow foundation and a deep pile foundation, they test, see and feel the effects in a cardboard box test bed composed of layers of pebbles, soil and sand. They also make bearing pressure calculations and recommendations for which type of foundations to use in various engineering scenarios.
New Tech Performance auditing in Mining- Bruce Hebblewhite
Authors@Google: P.J. Simmons
co-author of "The Green to Gold Playbook: How to Implement Sustainability Practices for Bottom-Line Results in Every Business Function" P.J. Simmons is co-founder and Chairman of the Corporate Eco Forum, a network of senior Global 500 executives focused on spreading best and "next" practices in corporate sustainability and accelerating eco-innovation. P.J. has worked for over 15 years to connect sustainability issues to the mainstream of public, foreign policy, and business affairs. After serv
COMP1400 Week 4, Lecture 2
COMP1400 Week 4, Lecture 2
History Channel - Biography: Lord Byron Part 4 of 5
NOTE: Educators/Parents: Because of the nature of Lord Byron's life. this biography is suitable for older high school students only. An episode of the series Biography on History Channel dedicated to Lord Byron and produced in 2004. 'George Gordon Byron, later Noel, 6th Baron Byron of Rochdale FRS (22 January 1788– 19 April 1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in Romanticism. Among Byron's best-known works are the brief poems 'She Walks in Beauty', 'When We Two Parted,' and 'So, We'll
Students Study Urban Ecology
See how Boston middle and high school students shape urban planning in their own neighborhoods, through place-based Bioacoustics and Urban Trees curriculum projects.
My Cranfield experience
Mike Pape, Executive Modular MBA 2010 talks about his Cranfield experience and the skills and confidence he has gained.
Hawaiian Coastal Cliffs
This video segment from Nature explains the geologic forces behind the creation of Hawaii’s dramatic shoreline.
Lesson 140: Expressions with the letter F
In this lesson you are going to learn expression that begin with the letter F.
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Michigan State University 2011 President's Report: India, Priyanka Pandey
MSU student Priyanka Pandey led an effort to install water pumps in the village of Bedani, India, empowering its residents with water independence. To learn more visit http://report.president.msu.edu
Viewing X-Rays (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about how X-rays are one type of electromagnetic radiation that astronomers use to study the universe. Investigate how the wavelength, frequency, and energy of an electromagnetic wave are related. Explore X-ray images of astronomical objects, and learn about how X-ray detectors work. In addition, learn why the Chandra telescope uses barrel mirrors to collect X-rays.
Agrarian revolution in Central America : a comparison of Nicaragua and Honduras using Jeffery Paige'
ABSTRACT In 1979 Nicaragua, under the Sandinistas, experienced a genuine, socialist, full scale, agrarian revolution. This thesis examines whether Jeffery Paige's theory of agrarian revolutions would have been successful in predicting this revolution and ln predicting non-revolution in the neighboring country of Honduras. The thesis begins by setting Paige's theory in the tradition of radical theories of revolution. It then derives four propositions from Paige's theory which suggest the patterns
More gunfire in Tripoli
Aug. 27 - Fighting continues in Tripoli even as some residents return home. Julie Noce reports.
"La Figlia Che Piange" by T S Eliot (poetry reading)
"O quam te memorem virgo" could mean "Haven't I seen you someplace before, kid?" but it's usually translated "Have you any other names, Young Lady?" or "What should I call you, Virgin?" (I knew a girl called Virginia. We called her Virgin for short but not for long. If you live long enough, you can recycle all your old jokes.) It's from Virgil's Aeneid. Actually she's his Mom in disguise, the Goddess Venus. You should be careful what you say to strangers because you can never be sure who
Reading Rainbow: Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin
Music and orchestras are profiled in this tuneful show. The episode soon gets rhythmic when LeVar introduces the viewers to the theatrical percussion group, Stomp. Gregory Hines reads Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin, a counting story that mentions all the different types of instruments that are played in bands and orchestras and the kinds of groups they make based on many play at once. (28:21)