Charles Darwin David Attenborough BBC Documentary Part 6
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses Darwin and his theory of evolution and is suitable for high school students. Run 08:37.
A Darwinian Theory of Beauty
TED collaborates with animator Andrew Park to illustrate Denis Dutton's provocative theory on beauty -- that art, music and other beautiful things, far from being simply "in the eye of the beholder," are a core part of human nature with deep evolutionary origins. (15:33)
Life in the Oceans
This short but thorough video describes several animals and plants found in the ocean's environment. Starting with the tiniest creatures, plankton, and continuing through the food chain in the open sea like fish and whales. It also discusses organisms in the polar seas, such as cod, seals, and halibut and continues on to the warm coral reefs in the tropical seas with animals like the lobsters. They address animals living in the shallow waters and tidal pools, such as barnacles, muscles, and
Faire un potentiomètre avec une mine de crayon (Vidéo) Avec une simple mine de crayon, on peut réaliser un variateur de lumière
pour une lampe à incandescence. Cette expérience illustre le
fonctionnement d’un composant électrique familier, appelé «
Avec une simple mine de crayon, on peut réaliser un variateur de lumière pour une lampe à incandescence. Cette expérience illustre le fonctionnement d’un composant électrique familier, appelé « potentiomètre ».
Basketball Dribbling Tips & Tricks
A speed dribble, or dribbling the basketball while running full speed down the court, requires a slightly different form than a low speed dribble is the subject of this 1:50 video. It does not use slow motion and is at best an overview.
How to Layer Liquids
Video showing how to layer liquids using honey, dish soap, water, vegetable oil, and rubbing alcohol. No explanation of why (different densities of liquids), but clear directions for "how to." Demonstration set to music. Run time 2:15
Pressure and Density of Water
This video demonstrates how water pressure affects objects (like a can) at varying depths. It shows how water's weight presses on the objects (force per unit area). 1:37 min.
The Chemistry of the Earth Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
Geographic distribution of specific resources determines global economics. The program highlights how specific deposits of resources came to be located in specific places. Rare resources inspire the search for alternatives in industry. Silicon, a cornerstone of the high-tech industry, is one of the elements of the Earth highlighted in this program.
2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
Metric syntactic scan of the Anglo-Saxon poetic records
This resource is available via the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website, and can be downloaded as a zipped file, available in plain text, C programming language and HTML format. It is necessary to apply for approval from the OTA before download, and a link is provided to the terms and conditions of use, and a form to apply for permission. The publication is based on texts made available by the OTA (Macrae-Gibson, O.D., and J.R. Lishman Computer assistance in the analysis of Old English metre :
My SMU Story: Ken Clark
SMU Student Ken Clark is using technology to understand human motor mechanics.
To The Garden
It's never too early to start little ones on healthful eating habits. Ask Nina and Jeff, two energetic mini-monsters who live in a garden full of wonderfully nutritious goodies. "What is that orange thing buried in the ground?" "What are those red balls doing up in that tree?" They plant, hoe, harvest, and picnic their way to teaching kids the importance of fresh produce for a healthy diet.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
How to Draw Reptiles
Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Bissell. English captions. (1:30)
Women in Business Conference: An interview with Helena Morrissey The Art and Craft of Inspired Writing (Charles Johnson) Postcast 12: Experimental Manipulation
Helena Morrissey, discusses her career and her role as CEO of Newton Investment Management. She shares the best career advice she ever received and discusses the barriers women still face in business.
Literary leader Charles Johnson didn't ask to become famous, his characters just begged to be unleashed. This University of Washington professor of creative writing and author of "Middle Passage" joins Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar in a 1991 interview about character development, critical reactions and the effects of literature on greater society.
Review of experimental manipulation.
The Art and Craft of Inspired Writing (Charles Johnson)
Postcast 12: Experimental Manipulation