Spiders Jump With Deadly Accuracy in Green Light
Researchers have discovered a unique visual attribute that jumping spiders use in attacking and catching prey. The arachnids use what is called image defocus-proven in part by videos that show spiders jumping with deadly accuracy in green light (and fumbling in red).
French "Spider-Man" still sticking around
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe He's known around the world as "The French Spider-Man," and it's not hard to see why. Climber Alain Robert is at it again -- this time scaling one of the cuppola-topped towers at the Galaxy Macau Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and
Christmas inspired listening and speaking exercise (German): Weihnachten bei den Hoppenstedts
Christmas inspired listening and speaking exercise (German): Weihnachten bei den Hoppenstedts.
Spheres - Zero Robotics Competition - Part 2 Recorded on 1/23/12
Recorded on 1/23/12
Delivering your customer strategy: The role of engagement and communication
Kami Lamakan, Principle at The Loop highlights the importance of considering internal communication when developing change strategies which will add value to the customer. Simplification and customisation of messages are also a key part of driving change through an organisation. Part of the KAM Best Practice Club Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/jmIcia
Great Decisions- "Promoting Democracy"
"Promoting Democracy" by Dr. Sherwood J. McGinnis, U.S. Army War College, is part of the 2012 Great Decisions lecture series. The U.S. has had a history of advancing and supporting democracy around the world. What place does democracy promotion have in U.S. foreign policy today? With a choice of tools ranging from economic aid to military force, what are the appropriate yet effective methods that the U.S. should use to promote democracy.
From the cannon room to the bat-swinging robot to the bat handle-breaking machine, the engineers at Easton Sports are testing the latest sports equipment for durability, performance and handling and show how science and math are used in the manufacturing of these baseball bats.
Running time 4:55 minutes
4.301 Introduction to the Visual Arts (MIT)
This class will introduce students to a variety of contemporary art practices and ideas. The class will begin with a brief overview of 'visual language' by looking at a variety of artworks and discussing basic concepts revolving around artistic practice. The rest of the class will focus on notions of the real/unreal as explored with various mediums and practices. The class will work in video, sculpture and in public space.
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Academic Integrity and what it means to your future
http://graduatestudies.concordia.ca/ Join Graduate Studies Associate Dean Cameron Skinner as he walks you through your academic responsibilities as a graduate student and the consequences of not meeting them.
Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans - A Service of Death and Resurrection - Live
A Service of Death and Resurrection held in Duke Chapel, January 30, 2012 - Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans: February 21, 1920 - January 25, 2012. Opening Introduction by Dr. Samuel Wells: (38:15) "When Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans was born, Duke University was no more than a twinkle in her great uncle's eye, but Mary's been a twinkle in the eye of this university ever since. And not just this university but this city, this state and far beyond. And we have gathered together today because she pu
5th Grade Dance Off
Getting an Education
This video segment, adapted from NOVA, uses reenactment footage to chronicle the education of Percy Julian, the African American chemist who pioneered the development of synthetic hormones. Julian's early educational years paralleled an educational movement that prepared African Americans for industrial jobs, the growing white supremacist movement, and the rise of the Ku Klux Klan. Julian would eventually move north, and finally to Europe to earn his Ph.D. (6mins)
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.
Zak vol snoepjes : Teloefening De leerlingen tellen de stippen die boven de zak staan. Ze kleven evenveel snoepjes in de zak als er stippen staan.
De leerlingen tellen de stippen die boven de zak staan. Ze kleven evenveel snoepjes in de zak als er stippen staan.
Zoek twee dezelfde zwarte pieten Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Ze zoeken aan de andere kant dezelfde zwarte piet en kleven het prentje ernaast.
Leerlingen knippen de prentjes uit op de dikke zwarte lijn. Ze zoeken aan de andere kant dezelfde zwarte piet en kleven het prentje ernaast.
Máquinas Eléctricas (2011)
Los contenidos de la asignatura de Grado de los Recursos Mineros y de Grado de los Recursos Energéticos de 2º Curso “Máquinas Eléctricas”, tratan de dotar al alumno de los conocimientos indicados en el programa de la asignatura, como son: Conocimiento de los Aspectos Generales de las distintas Máquinas Eléctricas, así como su funcionamiento, control y normativa al respecto: tales como, Transformadores, Máquina asíncrona, Máquina síncrona, para su mejor utilización y aprovechamie
Predicting the Weather
From tornados to hurricanes and thunderstorms to climate change, these nine scientists from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)are using math and science to better understand and predict severe weather systems. A good video for science and career research.
Running time 5:19 minutes
Defending Childhood and Youth: A Public Health Approach to Ending the Cycle of Violence
In 2010, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the launch of the "Defending Childhood" initiative to help prevent children's and young people's exposure to violence, mitigate its effects and put an end to cycles of violence that undermine the public's health. During this Forum webcast, he described his vision for this initiative and its progress so far. Date May 6, 2011