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Archive for April, 2011

April 25th, 2011 - 10:55 am § in Social Sciences, Technology

Ares 1-X Test Rocket Launch

A pretty jaw-dropping video here of the launch of a test rocket on October 28, 2009. Best if watched in HD.[...]

April 22nd, 2011 - 8:48 am § in Uncategorized

Mr. W

Mr. W[...]

April 20th, 2011 - 9:54 am § in Uncategorized

Still Face Experiment

An interesting experiment here that studies the social needs of infants. The woman first interacts with the baby normally, and then gives the baby no reaction, to which the reacts very negatively. An interesting example of infants being a lot more aware than we give them credit for.[...]

April 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm § in Uncategorized

Man walks with exoskeleton

A man, who would otherwise be unable, walks around thanks to an exoskeleton mounted on his legs and hips.[...]

April 18th, 2011 - 6:10 pm § in Uncategorized

Nuclear Fission with mousetraps

This group of chemistry students from Cleveland, OH have made a video of a set-up they made with mouse traps and ping pong balls to give a simple representation of a nuclear fission chain reaction. Let’s just say you don’t want to be one of those ping pong balls.[...]

April 15th, 2011 - 3:24 pm § in Uncategorized

Working together in a whole new way.

Just a quick little video for you here. Do you think your students are good at working together? Well you don’t have the proof until you see them do a 31 legged race.[...]

April 14th, 2011 - 5:29 am § in featured, Uncategorized

The Beauty of Data Visualization

  A TED talk by David McCandless about how important the visual aspect of data study can be. He shows some pretty interesting ways to that data can be visualized and also shows how to get more out of the data in front of you.[...]

April 13th, 2011 - 5:30 am § in Uncategorized

Why Study Humanities

Just a quick video of Michael Elliott from Emory University explaining that Humanities is one of the most important and relevant alleys of study around today.[...]

April 12th, 2011 - 5:30 am § in Uncategorized

"Health Foods" vs. Healthy Foods

Here’s a video of a presentation given by Jeff Novick on ways that food companies can be misleading people in to believing their food is healthy when it actually isn’t. This is an all-too-familiar concept and his presentation here shows ways of getting around these false labels to find o[...]

April 11th, 2011 - 5:30 am § in Uncategorized

Toy Snake Math

  Here’s an interesting video showing many ways to incorporate mathematical ideas in to playing with those plastic connectable snakes. ┬áThis creative girl has many videos on youtube showing math both on paper and represented by every day objects. Hope you like it.[...]