Analogue Microstructural Modeling at the University at Albany, SUNY
This site contains 15 time-lapse QuickTime movies that show the experimental deformation behavior of octachloropropane. This compound shows similar microstructures to those found in quartzite, and thus is a nice analog for the deformation of rocks. The movies illustrate cataclastic deformation, grain boundary opening, formation of subgrains, subgrain boundary formation and grain boundary migration, ribbon formation, grain growth at zero strain rate, and grain boundary migration during high tempe
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Vestavia Temple and Gardens, Birmingham, Alabama 1
This image is a colorized photograph of Vestavia, country home of Mr. Geo B. Ward, crest of Shades Mountain, Birmingham, Alabama. Postcard text: (back) Vestavia is located on the crest of Shades Mountain about 6 miles from Birmingham, Alabama. It is the country home of George B. Ward and is a replica of the temple of Vesta at Rome. The building is 186 feet in circumference rising to a height of 70 feet, and its twenty columns are 9 feet each in circumference.
Author(s): Creator not set

License information
Related content

This image is the property of the Auburn University Libraries and is intended for non-commercial use. Users of the image are asked to acknowledge the Auburn University Libraries. For information about

Lunch Poems: Li-Young Lee
Li-Young Lee's collections of poems include The City in Which I Love You and Book of My Nights. In his poetry he explores a range of subjects, from his family's immigrant experiences to the haunting meditations of his most recent work. "His poems are made from his life with his life; his poems are earned. He dares to be simple. And he is surely among the finest young poets alive," writes the American Poetry Review. He lives in Illinois.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Title: Kubachi ware bowl
VADS Collection: Artworld: Sainsbury Centre for Visual A

Description: Kubachi ware bowl decorated in blue under a clear crackled glaze on both the interior and exterior.
The exterior is decorated with alternating framed floral and geometric panels beneath a floral border. The interior has a central floral pattern; the sides of the interior are decorated with flowers. The rim is chipped in several places and several cracks are visible down the sides of the bowl.

Author(s): Creator not set

License information
Related content

Rights: Oriental Museum, University of Durham, Durham, 2002. All Rights reserved
Rights Owner: OM

Rational Ignorance and Beyond (audio)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

Colloque des 22-23 mai 2008, organisé par l'Institut du Monde Contemporain du Collège de France, sous la direction du Professeur Jon Elster.

Intervention de Gerry Mackie, University of California, San Diego, 23 mai 2008

Economic theories declare that voters in a democracy are rationally ignorant (or worse, irrational) about politics, but that consumers possess perfect information about decisions in the market. C
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Wise International Decisions: The Bigger, the Wiser? (video)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

Colloque des 22-23 mai 2008, organisé par l'Institut du Monde Contemporain du Collège de France, sous la direction du Professeur Jon Elster.

Intervention de Ariel Colonomos, CNRS, CERI, 23 mai 2008

When he makes strategic choices, the Prince favors prudence. This is one of the basic conclusions of the realist school of international relations. Although this is highly debatable, classical realists consider that
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The Shortest Graduation Ceremony Ever -- Timelapse -- 2014 Commencement at CofC
Less than a week has passed since 2014 Spring Commencement. But if you're already feeling nostalgic and pressed for time, you can relive the entire event in less than three minutes through this time-lapse video. From dawn on commencement morning through the breakdown of the Cistern Yard stage, this fast-forward footage makes the whole production look easy. But make no mistake: the College's nationally unique and picturesque commencement is a colossal undertaking. Virtually every unit of ca
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Sara Patterson '14: Neuroscience Major and Track Superstar
As she prepares to graduate from Dickinson, Sara Patterson '14 is capping off one of the most successful track careers in school history. She set numerous records while running for the Red Devils. Now the neuroscience major has secured another major accomplishment: She's headed to a postbaccalaureate program at the National Institutes of Health.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

U of M working to help veterans with PTSD
Psychologist Brian Engdahl, Ph.D., of the University of Minnesota Brain Sciences Center, has been working with veterans and specifically researching PTSD for the past 30 years. Here he speaks about PTSD, how it impacts soldiers lives and about the promising studies University of Minnesota researchers are conducting that have great potential to help veterans recover.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Water and Sound Experiment #2
In this water and sound experiment run the rubber hose down past the speaker so that the hose touches the speaker. Leave about 1 or 2 inches of the hose hanging past the bottom of the speaker. Secure the hose to the speaker with tape or whatever works best for you. The goal is to make sure the hose is touching the actual speaker so that when the speaker produces sound (vibrates) it will vibrate the hose. (2:17)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Next Brushed Cotton Pyjama Bottoms
Brushed cotton pyjama bottoms (part of a set) with love heart designs. Maker: Next. Date: 2007 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Lamp Socket
Lamp socket. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Brown Smocked Floral Print Maxi Dress
Brown smocked floral print maxi dress. Bound round neck, long sleeves gathered at wrists, bodice smacked to waist. Patterned in stylised orange and fawn sprigged flowers. Long zip to centre back. Date: 1970 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Activity 4 for Scenario

This is the curriculum of activity 4 that is described in the educational scenario "The use of the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.) as a natural fungicide"
creative commons license

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Mobile learning news - Autumn 2009 issue
MoLeNET is entering its third phase and after two years a lot has been learnt on how effective mobile learning is and the lessons learnt. In addition numerous support systems have been developed by LS...
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Kantan Kana #19: Katakana ハ, ヒ, フ, ヘ, ホ
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Welcome to JapanesePod101.com’s Kantan Kana. Japanese has three writing systems: Hiragana, Katakana, and Kanji. In this series of twenty-five lessons, you will learn both Hiragana and Katakana, [...]
Author(s): JapanesePod101.com

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Un extracteur de fumée (video)

Pour dégager une bouteille pleine de fumée, on y produit un fort dégagement de chaleur et les gaz qui s’échappent entraînent les particules de fumée.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Making & Breaking: The Rock Cycle
Students learn the components of the rock cycle and how rocks can change over time under the influence of weathering, erosion, pressure and heat. They learn about geotechnical engineering and the role these engineers play in the development of an area of land, the design and placement of new structures, and detection of natural disasters.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Rock Jeopardy!
Students reinforce their understanding of rocks, the rock cycle, and geotechnical engineering by playing a trivia game. They work in groups to prepare Jeopardy-type trivia questions (answers) and compete against each other to demonstrate their knowledge of rocks and engineering.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer probes to find out the student's ideas about the process of how rock was broken down to form sand. The student indicates tides as the factor. The interviewer probes further to ask the student about waves and the student tries to connect the waves to his idea about tides. The interviewer also uses familiar phenomena such as what happens to you when a wave hits you as well as providing water for a s
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

License information
Related content

Corporation for Public Broadcasting "All Rights Reserved"