Communicating Science: What We Hope to Accomplish
The goals of the Kavli-CNSI Workshop in Communicating Science presented by Howard Schneider, Co-chair Center for Communicating Science and Founding Dean School of Journalism at Stony Brook University. He was instrumental in the founding of the Center for Communicating Science and also founded the Center for News Literacy, which teaches students from across disciplines how to judge the reliability of news reports and how to manage today.s flood of information. Before coming to Stony Brook, How
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Common Studio: Danny Phillips, Otis '08, and Kim Karlsrud, Otis '07
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
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Beavers build homes called dams. These dams are usually built across a flowing body of water such as a river. The beavers cut down trees to build the dam with by chewing on them until they fall down.
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Macau makes play for mass gamblers
July 1 - Macau's big casino players turn from high rollers to China's mass gamblers, as they bid to sustain record revenues and fend off regional rivals. Jon Gordon reports.
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Jackson and the $20 Bill
In this video clip, learn why Andrew Jackson, a staunch opponent of paper money, is featured on the $20 bill. (02:02)
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2012 Maryland Half Marathon
More than 1,700 people participated in the 4th annual Maryland Half Marathon to benefit the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center held Sunday, May 6 in the Maple Lawn community of Howard County, Md. The race has raised a total of $1 million since its inception in 2009 by co-founders Michael Greenebaum and Jon Sevel. This was the second year the course was located in Maple Lawn after two years in Timonium in Baltimore County. The top finisher in this year's Maryland
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Henri Matisse, The Piano Lesson, 1916 - Smart History at Khan Academy
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Microscopes: Coffee
Ground coffee looks very grainy underneath a microscope.
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3.6 Viewing the data
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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The future of energy?
Today, we consume a truly vast amount of energy - with demand continuing to skyrocket at an alarming rate. We know that producing this energy has significant environmental impacts and emitting so much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere could cause catastrophic climate change. In this film, three academics look at wind power, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and material efficiency as examples of how we can cut our C02 emissions. They suggest that we must act now in order to avoid the serious ris
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4.19 Technologies and explicit knowledge continued

The following examples give a taste of what is now making the transition from research laboratories into commercial products. Large hierarchical information structures are extremely common, whether in libraries, organisational charts or websites. Displaying such large structures is a challenge, and since the user soon runs out of screen space, navigating them can be tedious. Screen 7 shows a system that uses animation and carefully designed graphical effects to give the impression of manipula
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Snowy Owl in Rhode Island
Here is a snippet of snowy owl footage from our visit to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge.
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Listening In: JFK on running for President (January 5, 1960)
On January 5, 1960, the journalist James M. Cannon recorded a dinner party conversation at the home of John F. Kennedy, who had declared his candidacy for president three days earlier. Also present were his wife, Jacqueline, and their close friends Ben and Toni Bradlee. The conversation includes fascinating and candid revelations about Kennedy's medical problems, his private reasons for wanting to run, and his worry that he was too introverted to be a natural politician. This conversation is a p
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The California Gold Rush
In the mid-nineteenth century, California underwent a boon due to the Gold Rush. People from all corners of the country flooded the state in search of the Mother Lode in California Gold Country. It is at this point that San Francisco became the important city it is now. Even today, certain cities in California offer mining tours and allow visitors to travel through mining country. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns what it truly means to be California dreamin’. (00:59)
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Pocahontas Biography, Part I
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Welcome Remarks and Presentation of "Take Note" Virtual Exhibition || Radcliffe Institute
00:00 Welcome Remarks Lizabeth Cohen, Dean, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies, Department of History, Harvard University Leah Price '91, RI '07, Senior Advisor to the Humanities Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of English, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Ann Blair '84, BI '99, Senior Advisor to the Humanities Program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Henry Charles Lea Professor of History a
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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
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Concordia's Exposcience hooks West Island kids on science
http://concordia.ca/now | http://artsandscience.concordia.ca/ For 29 years, Concordia University has sent a delegation of science profs and students to Stewart Hall in Pointe Claire to intrigue West Island kids with experiments and displays. The event is a perennial favourite with many families.
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