Physicist Associate Professor Martin Sevior and software engineer Tom Highfield explain how commercial cloud computing can be enlisted in the service of answering questions about the origins of the universe. With science host Shane Huntington.
Thunderbird Regional Night: Feb 2012 Finale
Thunderbird School of Global Management students perform Feb. 18, 2012, during Europe, Africa and Middle East Regional Night in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Cómo entender una prosopopeya (en español)
La prosopopeya, también llamada personificación, es la atribución de cualidades humanas a objetos o fenómenos inanimados. Aprende a distinguir esta figura literaria que consiste en caracterizar a una realidad no humana como humana. (1:30)
Magazines in de klas
Knack en Trends, twee toonaangevende magazines van Roularta Media Groep, bieden hulpmiddelen aan voor gebruik in de klas. Men geeft de gelegenheid om de vrij aangeboden teksten als educatief materiaal te gebruiken. Alle artikels …
GS-21: Making a photo collage
Create a photo collage using a variety of customizable themes, backgrounds, frames, graphics, and text effects included with Elements.
Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Cesar Chavez remembered at IVC
This two minute video has interviews about from individuals reflecting on some of his ideas and what has transpired since his death. Limited use.
This video highlights the outcomes of the Spanish invasion of the Aztecs. The Spanish received goods such as corn, chocolate, and vanilla. They also could learn to build complex suspension bridges and marveled over the pyramids. The Aztecs were introduced to horses, cannons, steal weapons, and a number of deadly diseases that wiped out half of their population. (1:20)
US Presidents Video--First Ladies
Students will enjoy this funny, fact filled video about the First Ladies of the United States. Each character is animated using a real picture of the First Lady's face. A fun fact is given for First Lady. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections in the classroom. (1:50)
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds.
John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management.
The results ar
30. Climate Sensitivity and Human Population
The Atmosphere, the Ocean and Environmental Change (GG 140)
Climate sensitivity is defined as either the temperature change resulting from a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration or the temperature change resulting from a 1W/m2 increase in radiative forcing. There are several different climate sensitivities that take into account different feedbacks in the climate system. The simplest climate sensitivity is black body sensitivity, which does not account for any feedbacks but gi
Inventing Bar Graphs
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad discovers a bug problem in the Cybrary. They know that something needs to be done to stop the bugs before they eat everything in the Cybrary, so the CyberSquad creates a bar graph to display the number of bugs they found in each room. Ms. Fileshare is concerned about the bug problem until she is shown a different bar graph that shows the number of bugs in each room to be much smaller. The CyberSquad must figure out why the two graph
Journal of advanced research in evolutionary algorithms
JAREA is an open access online journal which publishes original research articles in all areas of evolutionary algorithms included application, design, and theory of evolutionary computation, with emphasis given to engineering systems and scientific applications.
Full-text papers are available to members of the Institute of Advanced Scientific Research and to non members after registration of details.
UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
Medieval Japan and China 800s-1400s
The Far East in the Middle Ages, 1 "Culture and Society in Medieval Japan and China, 800s-1400s" is a ten-minute slide show. The audio is a little uneven, but it contains an excellent overview for older students. Of note is that it explains the difference between Chinese and Japanese cultures and history.
Mt. Osceola Gulley Summit - time lapse
2/26/12 - Started with bushwhacking then up the gulley. A bit chilly and windy but made it up to the summit by 5 and back out (via East Osceola) by 8:30. Enough snow had been blowing and drifting to cause drifts 10-15 feet high so when you're up on top of the snow you're literally walking on the tops of the trees that are buried in the snow. The descent included about 1000+ vertical feet of butt-sliding, which was a lot of fun (and some slides very fast and a bit scary at times in
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