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)
2.10 Summary of Part A
In Part A we have examined the various ways in which Acts of Parliament may originate:
National emergency, crisis or new development
The Law Commission
Private Members' Bills.
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. (01:59)
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
What Kind of Pen Should You Use for Baseball Autographs?
A card trading store owner talks about what kind of pen they should use when trying to get a baseball autographed. He explains that a high-quality ballpoint pen should be used and that it should be kept out of direct sunlight. Learn why Sharpies are recommended and should be used for most autographs.
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
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