Alumni Laureate Awards 2011
Each year we celebrate the achievements of our alumni. This year is no different: meet our outstanding graduates in this video. Find out more at www.nottingham.ac.uk/alumni
Ocean Planet: Rough Cut Hawaii Flyby
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
Europe Day Ahead: Markets stabilise, await Paris summit
Aug. 15 - Risk assets stabilise as battered equities tempt bargain hunters, but caution prevails ahead of tomorrow's Franco-German summit on debt.
Why study Karl Rahner? : with Dr Karen Kilby in discussion with Professor Tom O'Loughlin
The work of the German theologian Karl Rahner (1904-84) has had a profound influence in the later decades of the twentieth century. In this episode of the ‘Why Study’ series, Dr. Karen Kilby, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the work of Karl Rahner, identifies key elements of his thought and suggests that these are still valuable insights for Christian thinkers.
This Week @Minnesota: Wikipedia research, football practice and healthy lunches
In our episode of This Week @Minnesota for August 12, 2011, we learn more about findings that prove there is a gender imbalance on Wikipedia, get an inside look into Gopher football practice by talking with Quarterback MarQueis Gray and get tips on how to pack a healthy lunch this coming school year.
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
Prendre des photos, c'est facile!: een fototoestel kopen
Op het einde van deze les kun je uitleggen hoe je foto's neemt met een digitale camera. In de eerste oefeningen leer je eerst wat woordenschat rond een digitaal fototoestel. Dan consulteer je een website en geeft antwoorden op open vragen. Dan luister je naar een dialoog waarin de vrouw aan haar man uitlegt hoe het toestel werkt.
Landsat 7: Remote Sensing Environmental Problems
This educational brief presents a discussion of how the Landsat project has been able to provide data on environmental changes and potential problems. Topics include a short history of the project, an overview of the sorts of environmental issues Landsat satellites are able to "see" from space, and a brief description of ground truthing and how it supports remotely sensed data.
The Parts of a Story Song
Cute song to introduce or review story elements. Author, illustrator, setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students will enjoy this catchy tune. (1:00)
Taking off for Russia's airshow.
Aug. 13 - A U.S. Air Force B-52 lands at Zhukovsky airfield for Russian airshow. Rough Cut (No reporter narration).
Northern Ireland 1920-1969 - Quiz
Test your knowledge about the history of Northern Ireland
Botany and Art: Their Roles in Conservation
Students are introduced to the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, and specifically to their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. Students examine illustrations, photographs, and dried specimens of endangered plants and consider the conservation value of an illustration over a photographic image. In a second session, students try their own hands at botanical illustration and follow the methods of a Smithsonian staff illustrator. Pencils, markers, tracing p
Addiction and the Brain
Learn about the structure of the human brain and how it is affected by drugs of abuse.
Scientists @ the Smithsonian
Video interviews with twenty Smithsonian scientists introduce students to the wide variety of work in the sciences. Students will learn the diverse pathways that these scientists took to enter their fields and they will see that many kinds of people become scientists.
Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Several tissue culture procedures, ranging from simple to more complex, are examined. These procedures can be performed by beginning and advanced biology students and include seed sterilization and aseptic seed germination, as well as techniques for callus proliferation, cell suspension culture, and anther culture. Choice of tissues, aseptic methods, media preparation, and experimental design are addressed.
Student Teaching Procedures
This module represents a discussion of the procedures that should be followed in a student teaching position. Various aspects are discussed such as non-teaching duties, following accepted guidelines, legal aspects of assuming classroom responsibilities when no licensed teacher is in the room and other aspects of student teaching procedures.
Do Ethics Stop us Cloning
This 3:21 medical video looks into the ethical argument behind cloning. It provides an overview of what the process is about and how some people consider it a moral problem. The video is a good start for a debate, but the video is dated in terms of research and government restrictions.
Walter Isaacson: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"
In this University of Pennsylvania program, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, discusses the life of one of Americas most influential figures: Benjamin Franklin. In his recent book, "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life," Isaacson reveals the personal life of Benjamin Franklin and all the intricate details of this revolutionary leaders life that have made him unique among a group of leaders. The presentation was given at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of
Amateur video of Syrian violence
Aug. 14 - Amateur video posted on social media sites purports to show civilians being beaten and a home destroyed by security forces in Deir Al Zour. Lily Grimes reports.