Beacon Hall Tour
Beacon Hall predominately houses sophomores in suite style rooms that can be 4-, 6-, or 8-person suites with a shared bathroom space. Double rooms are equipped with loftable beds, wardrobe, desks with chairs, and dressers. Each room contains wiring for computer connections. Find out more information on this and other residence halls at valpo.edu/reslife/index.php
Semi-automatic control system for hydraulic shovel
A semi-automatic control system for a hydraulic shovel has been developed. Using this system, unskilled operators can operate a hydraulic shovel easily and accurately. A mathematical control model of a hydraulic shovel with a controller was constructed and a control algorithm was developed by simulation. This algorithm was applied to a hydraulic shovel and its effectiveness was evaluated. High control accuracy and high-stability performance were achieved by feedback plus feedforward control, non
The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
Building Simple Machines: A Plant Quencher
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, and other simple machines to construct her "plant quencher." Run time 01:16.
Service of Good Friday - 4/18/14
Speaker: Dr. Ellen Davis, the Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School.
Catholic Mass - 4/18/14 - Good Friday
Catholic Mass - 4/18/14 - Good Friday
" Fern Protects the Environment"- An Animated Storybook
Fern the Fox demonstrates many ways to be environmentally friendly is this computer-animated storybook. Examples shown include turning off lights to save energy, shortening showers to conserve water, taking bottles to a recycling center, avoiding use of plastic shopping bags, and making a compost. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:51)
SiGradi2005: Vision and Visualization
Paradoxically, one of the most difficult but enjoyable things we do is to imagine. To open the eyes of our mind and see what no one else can see. We see images of things that are yet to be and through the same skill we devise ways in which to make them happen. We design the future in the form of environments, graphics, products, films, and a growing range of new media. Our ability to develop a vision and to visualize it is a gift that we are called to cultivate and put to good use. We have been
Russian spacecraft docks with International Space Station to deliver supplies
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft, Progress 54, makes an express delivery to the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). More 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, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.
Christopher Columbus in a Nutshell
A brief animated video that gives an overview of the life of Christopher Columbus and his voyage. Discusses the facts and myths about the Columbus voyage. (01:32)
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited documentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented. (08:22)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
B.B. King and Buddy Guy singing "I can't quit you baby"
This live video shows two blues ledgends playing together live at B. B. King's Blues Club. (2:59)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."