Buenos Aires Fashion week sizzles
Aug. 22 - Argentine designers show off their spring/summer collections. Alicia Powell reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: July producer prices seen edging up
Aug. 16 - U.S. producer prices are likely to have increased by 0.1 percent in July, compared to a drop in June of 0.4 percent, according to Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange.
Great Zoom out from Kodak Theater with spin (Los Angeles, CA)
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (2/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Innovative Schools - Breaking New Ground!
4-H Goes Digital
The Tech Wizards after-school program uses technology to introduce Latino students to careers and educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and math. (4:25)
Digital Youth Portrait: Jalen
My name is Jalen, and I live in Illinois. In the Digital Youth Network program, I do graphic design, video gaming, and robotics. I am doing DYN TV, in which we make our own little TV show. And I'm learning photography this year. So I think I have advanced throughout the years in my use of technology and in my use of creating through technology. In school, at home, and in the Digital Youth Network, Jalen thrives as an artist, animator, and digital-media creator. (7:46)
Portail enfant Stéphyprod: Een schatkist voor de Franse les Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Hier vind je een groot aanbod aan Franse liedjes met muziek, tekst en filmpjes. Eenvoudige leesboeken worden er voorgelezen. Er zijn spelletjes en kleurplaten rond dezelfde thema's.
Morphological indicators of solar exposure
This paper investigates the relation between the shading condition and geometrical configuration of neighborhood-scale developments. It introduces a straightforward method for measuring shadow areas casted on buildings? roofs and facades ? in urban areas ? using digital 3D models. Employing this method for measuring shadow areas in nine neighborhoods in Jinan, China, at six different time points on summer and winter solstices ? a total of 54 sample measurements ? this study develops two regressi
Digital Media Empower Youth
Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network. On Remix World, the program's social-networking site, participants share, critique, and discuss their work. (5:30)
The Tortoise and the Hare: An Animated Reading
This selection is an animated storybook version of Aesop's Fable The Tortoise and the Hare. The words of each page appear as they are read. ( 1:11)
China Gateway is a collection of annotated gateways of relevance to undergraduate students and their teachers. Although primarily meant as a study aid for the students of Boston College, China Gateway aims to offer a concise introduction to the manner in which developments in the digital world have aided the study of Chinese culture and society. From the Culture and History section of the main page, users will find links to gateways (themed in sections), covering: geography and maps; language an
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose
Polymer composites from nano-cellulose, Lecture II, Aranguren, Mirta, Institute of Materials Science and Technology (INTEMA), Argentina
Faculty conversations: Jim Harding
Jim Harding, wildlife information specialist at the MSU Museum and instructor and undergraduate advisor in the Department of Zoology, talks about his work in the conservation of reptiles and amphibians, as well as the wood turtle study he has been doing for more than 40 years. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9676
Silhouette Blends: Bossy -r-
Hector and Lisa use their br-ight br-ains to come up with different words that can be made from one phoneme. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (0:31)
Fur flies at European convention
Aug 22 - Fans of all things furry meet in Magdeburg, Germany for Europe's largest furry convention. Tara Cleary reports.
Stocks-to-asset-class correlations drive volatility
Aug. 19 - Shares in the top 10 sectors on the S&P 500 index are now 96.7 percent correlated -- a two year record -- and this could explain the whipsawing volatility of recent weeks, says ConvergEx's Colas.
"Darkness" by Lord Byron (poetry reading)
Some end of the world prophesies here: http://www.endoftheworld2012.net/ Paintings: http://apocalypse2011.com/tag/signs-of-the-apocalypse Guide to surviving the apocalypse http://tinyurl.com/3lcylnc Apocalypse Now by Thierry Canon http://raph.com/3dartists/artgallery/imagePage?iid=6415 Apocalypse City http://jjasso.deviantart.com/art/Wolverine-apocalypse-city-124412093 I had a dream, which was not all a dream. The bright sun was extinguish'd, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal
Karachi tightens security
Aug.20 - Security personnel patrol the streets in Karachi after further bloodshed. Paul Chapman reports.
Genetics in the Classroom and the Curriculum
In this online article, from the Museum's Musings newsletter for educators, two participants in the Genomics Study Group share their strategies for teaching genetics to high school students. They include tips on: where to begin, including teacher preparation and good content starting points how to use genetics labs when they are available, and alternate approaches when they're not ways to use case studies and topics in the news to increase students' interest guidelines for handling bioethics in