Improving West Corridor Design
This lesson uses the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city. In this lesson, students will first evaluate whether a particular section of the transit system is functioning in an efficient manner and whether it is meeting design requirements. Then, students will suggest design improvements and evaluate whether they make a positive impact on the performance of the transit system. Throughout this lesson, students will work with r
OR Logic Gate
Worksheet on circuits that looks at the OR logic gate. Students are required to mark in the current flow showing the different combinations of high and low inputs and high or low output and construct a truth table for the OR logic gate. A set of circuits with current flow marked is given as a 'solution'.
English Tutorial on Jane Schaeffer Body Paragraph Format
This nine minute video explains the Jane Schaeffer body paragraph writing format and includes the purpose of each of the eight sentences and provide a sample paragraph. Unfortunately, this video is all talking and there isn't any examples shown. A good overview to start this process.
The Best Preparation for the SATs
The Best Preparation for the SATs - Gaston Caperton, president and CEO of The College Board, talks about how doing your homework everyday is the best preparation for the SAT. (02:22)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Open Surgery (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews wrist anatomy, the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, particularly the benefits and risks of surgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Information and Service Design Symposium
The UC Berkeley School of Information hosts a symposium to launch the new Information and Service Design (ISD) program at the I School. The symposium features the best graduate student papers on the Information and Services Economy. Introducing the ISD Program and the Symposium AnnaLee Saxenian, Dean, School of Information Bob Glushko, Adjunct Professor, School of Information Christo Sims - Defining Services for Designers This paper is part of a larger effort to improve methodologies for servic
Het laatste nieuws over de storm
Op het einde van dit hoofdstuk begrijp je een nieuwsbericht over een storm.
Speech exercise: Savon de Marseille
You will be able to explain the make-up and function of several products. You will be able to recommend suitable products using the right arguments.
Une excursion à Dinant: een uitstap naar Dinant
Als secretaris/ secretaresse van een bedrijf breng je je collega's schriftelijk op de hoogte van de activiteiten die door de directie georganiseerd worden. Je geeft ook aan of deze activiteiten je aanspreken of niet.
London Integration Forum 2011 - Exploring Diversity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Liz Fekete, Dr Naika Foroutan, Dr Myria Georgiou, Nazia Hussain, Lamya Kaddor, Profressor Julian Petley | How can we formulate a vision of the future after the widely proclaimed "failure of multiculturalism"? The London Integration Forum aims at providing a fresh perspective on British and German integration debates bringing together renowned scholars and professionals and framing immigration and integration as fields of learning and exchange. Liz Fekete is the executive director and
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
Not all plants form seeds. Some plants, such as ferns, release spores to reproduce. These spores can be seen by the naked eye, unlike the spores of mushrooms.
HoloGlobe: Outgoing Longwave Radiation for 1988 on a Flat Earth
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. This particular animation was not used in the final video.
Chavez discusses battle with cancer
July 15 - Hugo Chavez continues to portray a well-bodied and able leader even as he discusses his battle with cancer. Julie Noce, reports.
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
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A glossary of terms used in Geograph
Estudio de los conceptos básicos de la biogeografía, de los factores que determinan la distribución de los seres vivos en la tierra y de la distribución y características de las principales biocenosis terrestres. Se analizan la evolución reciente y situación actual de los distintos tipos de paisajes naturales terrestres y los problemas y estado de conservación de sus principales ecosistemas.
Saving, Trade, and the Confidence Fairy The last-minute negotiations over the debt ceiling have brought the economic pundits out in force. In the midst of a terrible recession, the contrast between Austrian and Keynesian analysis is striking. The Austrians recommend the virtues of saving and investment, while Keynesians preach the opposite. Things are so topsy-turvy that in this article, I'm actually going to defend President Obama
The last-minute negotiations over the debt ceiling have brought the economic pundits out in force. In the midst of a terrible recession, the contrast between Austrian and Keynesian analysis is striking. The Austrians recommend the virtues of saving and investment, while Keynesians preach the opposite. Things are so topsy-turvy that in this article, I'm actually going to defend President Obama
Great Zoom into San Francisco, CA: Fishermans Wharf
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl