If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
Australian Fires: 1-4-2002
Zooming down to New South Wales, Australia to view smoke.
MODIS Snow Cover over North America
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) provides data in 36 spectral bands, some of which are used in an algorithm to map global snow cover. In this animation, a time series of global snow cover from MODIS-derived 8-day composite snow maps with a spatial resolution of about 5 km shows the dynamic behavior of the advance and retreat of continental snow cover over North America during the winter of 2001-02.
Daily Snow and Sea Ice Temperature over Asia
This animation shows the global advance and retreat of daily snow cover along with daily sea ice surface temperature over Asia from September 2002 through May 2003. The snow cover was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Terra satellite, while the sea ice surface temperature was measured by the MODIS instrument on the Aqua satellite. Since these instruments cannot take measurements through clouds, in cloud-covered regions or areas with suspect data quality, the prior days value is retained un
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Sebastião Salgado: "Migrations"
Sebastião Salgado presented his lecture as the 2001-2002 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Educated as an economist, Salgado began his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he documented manual labour world wide, resulting in a book and exhibition called Workers. From 1993 to 1999, he turned his attention to the global phenomenon of the mass displ
Hoping for help at home
Oct. 25 - Long Island homeowner Magalene McClarrin owes more than her house is worth and hopes to benefit from a new government plan that could help homeowners like her refinance. Bobbi Rebell reports.
20111021 - Protein Prediction 2 - Individualized Medicine
Course: Protein Prediction 2 Title: Individualized Medicine - Our Work Speaker: Burkhard Rost Date: 20111021 Semester: Winter 2011
UIL 2010 WICKED
Bubble Guppies: Bunch of Bones
This video explains why bones are important and mentions several body parts. The kids love the catchy song and it really captures their attention. Great for ESL students. (1:32)
CSR as a Quality Enabler
“Sustainability” is about more than being environmentally or socially responsible. The story of Tchibo Coffee shows that it can also give customers consistent quality.
Joe Manno • Northeastern Men's Hockey Pregame • Oct 26, 2011
First-year forward Joseph Manno starred in the Boston College contest on Oct. 22, posting a two-goal game in just his fifth-career outing for his first points as a Husky. Justin Daniels is the only other skater to have put away two goals in a game (Oct. 7 -- Massachusetts) this year. Of NU's 26 skaters on the roster, only four other Huskies have scored twice in one game in their careers including Mike McLaughlin, Justin Daniels, Alex Tuckerman and Robbie Vrolyk. Manno was named Pro Ambitions Hoc
Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
Wealth Strategies: Schwab survey reveals discontent on bonds
Oct. 26 - A new study from Charles Schwab finds U.S. retail bond investors don't think brokerage firms are sharing enough information on bond pricing.
"Love, Splat" written by Rob Scotton-(Splat the Cat Series)-Book Trailer
Watch an animated trailer for Love, Splat, the new book from Rob Scotton. The lovable but insecure feline from Splat the Cat (2008) returns to celebrate Valentine’s Day. He has a crush on Kitten, but whenever they meet she pulls his ears, ties his tail, and calls him smelly. His classmate Spike—who has his own crush on Kitten—does his best to convince Splat that Kitten doesn’t return his affections. Fortunately, Kitten is able to see through Spike’s amorous pro
ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity
Babatunde Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, gives a special lecture for the African Studies Centre.
Diversity Lecture: Jeannette Walls
Author Jeannette Walls speaks about the lessons she's learned since writing her book "The Glass Castle." Sponsored by the Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center at Grand Rapids Community College.
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)
Altona Primary School