Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Turkeys & TED

Watch one of the following TED lectures.  Write an AP style rhetorical analysis of the speech as you discuss the rhetorical strategies of the presenter.  Cap your your time within the parameter of an hour to process the content and write the essay.

Science- Juan Enriquez shares mindboggling science

Elaine Morgan says we evolved from aquatic apes (Emily Warkins!)

Bonnie Bassler on how bacteria "talk"

Richard Dawkins on our "queer" universe


Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity

Jose Abreu on kids transformed by music 

JK Rowling: The fringe benefits of failure


Steven Levitt analyzes crack economics

Hanna Rosin: New data on the rise of women


Mikko Hypponen: Fighting viruses, defending the net

Marco Tempest: The magic of truth and lies (and iPods)

You know my feelings about cephalopods...

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