Mercury, Venus, and the Dance of the Planets || Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Owen Gingerich, CfA For all of us, it's now or never to see Venus silhouetted against the face of the sun. On June 6 the goddess will transit the sun, a phenomenon not to be repeated until 11 December 2117. May 17, 2012
NCL-Chinese L20 making sentence
NCL-Chinese L20 making sentence.
BP Statistical Review of World Energy: Paul Appleby lecture at ANU
Paul Appleby, Group Head of Energy Economics, BP, gives this lecture at The Australian National University. This event was part of the Crawford School of Public Policy series. For 60 years, the BP Statistical Review of World Energy has provided data on world energy markets. Paul Appleby is Head of Energy Economics, BP Group Economics Team. In his current role Paul leads the analysis of long term energy market developments for BP. His career at BP spans 27 years, and includes a variety of role
STS.S28 Godzilla and the Bullet Train: Technology and Culture in Modern Japan (MIT)
This course explores how and why Japan, a late-comer to modernization, emerged as an industrial power and the world's second-richest nation, notwithstanding its recent difficulties. We are particularly concerned with the historical development of technology in Japan especially after 1945, giving particular attention to the interplays between business, ideology, technology, and culture. We will discuss key historical phenomena that symbolize modern Japan as a technological power in the world; spe
Follower of Daddi, The Aldobrandini Triptych, c. 1336
Follower of Bernardo Daddi, The Aldobrandini Triptych, tempera on panel, ca. 1336 (Portland Art Museum) Speakers: Tina Olsen and Maribeth Graybill (4:28)
Viewing Radio Waves (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about radio waves and how astronomers use them to study objects in space. Understand how radio waves are part of the electromagnetic spectrum and explore how the frequency, wavelength, and speed of a wave are related to each other. Investigate the differences between radio waves and sound waves and learn how astronomers use radio waves to create images. Compare optical and radio images of galaxies and nebulas.
10 Doggie Kisses by Todd Parr for Sesame Street (Counting to 10)
This is Todd Parr's (author and illustrator) second short film he has made for Sesame Street. Young learners will enjoy counting to 10 as the doggies kisses 10 different children. What a fun resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:46)
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
Study: Parents spank children for trivial reasons
SMU Psychology Professor George Holden says in a new study on spanking published in the American Psychological Association Journal of Family Psychology that a majority of the incidents involved breaking social conventions rather than major infractions and that in 73 percent of the cases the child misbehaved again within 10 minutes.
CIA Power of Food: Leo Oosterveer
Leo Oosterveer, CEO of Unilever Food Solutions, accepted the Augie on behalf of Unilever for their commitment to sustainability within the food industry and beyond.
Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given. ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.) ( 12:12)
Students become familiar with lunar phases by locating and then graphing the Moon phase of their own birthdays. After listening and discussing lunar myths and legends they create their own Birthday Moon Stories.
Hypertext Between Research and Teaching: An Experience in a Didactic Building Technology Laboratory
IPER (hypertext for the knowledge of building patrimony) is the result of a research developed with C.N.R. (National Research Institute). The aim of IPER is to provide the knowledge, the description and the management of one or more historical buildings for public or private institutions. IPER allowed us to improve our methodology of building analysis, covering various disciplinary fields, in two different systems. (1.) the first one, synthetic and suitable for a group of historical buildings, (
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Improve Your Acrylic Painting
This 3:43 long video shows Terry Harrison demonstrating simple exercises for watercolor and oil painting techniques using acrylics. It is a useful video with good tips
"Rainy Day" Song by the Milkshake Kids
Another fun fine animation by Sam Tillman. "Rainy Day" is a song from the Milkshake Kids. Students will learn about all the things you can do in the rain. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge about the weather and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:42)
Duccio, The Virgin and Child, c. 1315
Duccio di Buoninsegna, The Virgin and Child with Saints Dominic and Aurea, c. 1315, tempera on wood, 42.5 x 34.5 cm (National Gallery, London). (3:43)
Clinical Utility of a Novel Assay for Tracking Tumor Burden in Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Merkel cell carcinoma is an aggressive skin cancer that is typically driven by a common polyomavirus. The requirement of viral proteins to drive the growth of cancer cells has provided important clues as to how this cancer can be tracked and treated. Antibodies to the polyomavirus 'oncoprotein' increase and decrease in parallel with the amount of this cancer in patients. This observation serves as the basis of a test (made clinically available in January 2014 by UW Lab Medicine) that can detect
Tripoli Airport under renewed shelling
Libyan militia fighters with anti-aircraft guns and mortars transform Tripoli Airport into a battlefield, cutting off the Libyan capital from the outside world. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, n