Senator Alan Lowenthal - Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science
This course features a guest speaker each week discussing an issue currently in the news. Some of the topics include political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community.
Big Stuff: Air
This series looks at how the really gargantuan things of the world work. This episode discusses how the following works: satellite launches, sky cranes, the Goodyear Blimp, Antonov 124, and the Chicago O'Hare Airport, the busiest airport in the world.
Some Learning Questions include: 1. What is one way of counting the number of successes of Russian satellite launches in their control room?
2. How many people pass through O’Hare airport in one year?
Upper Intermediate Lesson S2 #24 - Critical Japanese Phrases Part 3: Expressing Certainty
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’ve made it to the end of the three part series. Now, you’re ready to open up a world of possibilities with one simple phrase. Consider how often you express certainty. You might say, “There is no doubt about it,” or “This is definitely going to be easy.” As you can [...]
Africa: Wilds of Madagascar
Just off the East coast of Africa, Madagascar is an island unique in all the world. Madagascar’s flora and fauna have evolved in near isolation. Join a team of naturalists as they trek to the island’s isolated Ankarana plateau to study the exotic animals of this forbidding wildlife oasis. Through enormous underground passages, you’ll hike to a sunken forest, sighting unique creatures such as the crowned lemur, the leaf tailed gecko, and the souimanga sunbird in Africa: Wilds of
SFU Pipe Band - First practice
SFU Pipe bands first practice in Scotland 2011
Spartans make a difference in Peru
More than 3,500 miles from home, a group of Michigan State University osteopathic medical students, faculty members, and volunteers are participating in a medical education trip in Peru. During their mission, the team will treat patients who have waited hours to receive medical care.
Students continue to explore the story of building a pyramid, learning about the simple machine called a pulley. They learn how a pulley can be used to change the direction of applied forces and move/lift extremely heavy objects, and the powerful mechanical advantages of using a multiple-pulley system. Students perform a simple demonstration to see the mechanical advantage of using a pulley, and they identify modern day engineering applications of pulleys. In a hands-on activity, they see how a
Economic Update on WBAI August 6
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Pigmented zebrafish showing blood flow
Lateral view of developing Danio showing red blood cells flowing through the beating two-chambered heart.
Coroner's Report: Plague (2:37)
In the 14th century, a devastating plague known as the Black Death
claimed an estimated 75 million lives. This video explains how it spread and what caused it. The two versions of this plague are explained. Not for the child who may respond emotionally.
This video explores the possibility of having ports in space the transport people from Earth into outer space. This video explains how it may work as well as featuring excellent audio. The importance of facts is a constant.Running time 11:45 minutes
Karst Landforms and Lakes
This chapter on the formation of Karst topography discusses susceptible rock types, how dissolution occurs, and the general appearance of Karst landforms. Tables, maps, figures, and photographs of Karst landforms from around the world are included. It is part of 'Geomorphology from Space', an out-of-print publication of the National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA).
Ergonomie : Gezond computeren Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding (groepswerk, presentatie) over ergonomie. Aan de hand van een stripverhaal worden de problemen rond gezond computeren aangekaart.
Uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding (groepswerk, presentatie) over ergonomie. Aan de hand van een stripverhaal worden de problemen rond gezond computeren aangekaart.
Meet the Basketmaker
Basketmaking is a tradition born of utility and preserved for beauty. Colonial Williamsburg basketmaker Terry Thon practices a trade passed down through generations.Author(s):
Texas A&M Commencement Address 2011 - Coach Mike Sherman
Texas A&M Head Football Coach Mike Sherman, taking time off from Kyle Field scrimmages on the other side of the campus, kicked off the university's summer 2011 graduation ceremonies with a commencement convocation address, telling the graduating students to stay true to their Aggie-instilled "core values" and "not let the world jade you." Full story here: http://tx.ag/4yl9a2
Hypothesis Testing: Two Population Means and Two Population Proportions: Comparing Two Independent P
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides an overview of Comparing Two Independent Population Means with Unknown Population Standard Deviations as a part of Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara […]
Space to Ground : Preparing for Launch : 3/20/15
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.