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From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This unit looks at the Roman city of Thugga and examines the influence that Roman architecture and art had on Africa and its people.
Visual Studio Toolbox: Creating Item Templates In this episode of Visual Studio Toolbox, we talk about reuse, something we want as much of as we can get. We look at how you can create your own item template. We take an XAML splash screen and turn it into an item template that shows up when in the Add New Item dialog box. Then, we take a look at the VSIX Explorer and Export Template Wizard extensions and see how they make it easy for us to create a .vsix file—with that file, other developers can easily install (or uninstall) the splash s
In this episode of Visual Studio Toolbox, we talk about reuse, something we want as much of as we can get. We look at how you can create your own item template. We take an XAML splash screen and turn it into an item template that shows up when in the Add New Item dialog box. Then, we take a look at the VSIX Explorer and Export Template Wizard extensions and see how they make it easy for us to create a .vsix file—with that file, other developers can easily install (or uninstall) the splash s
Pathways in Computer Science (captioned)
This video clip illustrates the diverse pathways that students pursue after receiving Bachelors degrees in computer science or computer engineering. (10:28)
TRMM Rainmap Anomalies: Hurricane Floyd Meets North Carolina
Rain maps derived from nearly three years of TRMM operations.
Highway 61 Visited
In August 2009, School of Architecture Professor Philip Bess took his Graduate Urban Design Studio through the South, following famed U.S. Route 61 (The Blues Highway), and the Natchez Trace, among others, down to New Orleans. The main goals of the traveling studio were to experience different forms of urbanism in motion, to understand how regional forms developed, and to add to the students' overall awareness of how urban design impacts lives. "You become a great urbanist," Professor Bess said
The Kreb Cycle
In this 17 minute video the Kreb's cycle is explained using cartoon graphics and a lecturer. The Kreb's cycle is also known as the citric acid cycle.
It is a process where cells use oxygen as part of the cellular respiration process.
Renewable Fuels - by StudyJams
Renewable fuels are energy resources that can be replaced in a reasonable amount of time. They are sometimes called alternative fuels because they offer an alternative to fossil fuels, which cannot be replaced. Learn more about renewable fuels with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
PediNeuroLogic Exam Quiz
Thirty question quiz covering all six age groups in the PediNeuroLogicExam tutorials. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Money talks: June 6th 2011
In this week's programme: the latest signs of weakness in America's economy and a revised rescue plan for Greece takes shape
" Fern Goes to Greece"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox visits the sites of Athens, Greece, including the Acropolis, Palamidi castle, and island of Aegina. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:49)
Students use simple household materials, such as PVC piping and compact mirrors, to construct models of laser-based security systems. The protected object (a "mummified troll" or another treasure of your choosing) is placed "on display" in the center of the modeled room and protected by a laser system that utilizes a laser beam reflected off mirrors to trigger a light trip sensor with alarm.
Energy forms and states demonstrations
Demonstrations are used to explain the concepts of energy forms (sound, chemical, radiant (light), electrical, atomic (nuclear), mechanical, thermal (heat)) and states (potential, kinetic)
Tagalog Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including hepatitis B and post immunization care. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.
Philadelphia, Here I Come - Quiz 2
Students will be able to test their knowledge of this play.
Glass Program at CCA
The multidisciplinary curriculum of the Glass Program at California College of the Arts couples a vigorous foundation in craft with concept-oriented projects. CCA offers students a comprehensive education in the techniques, materials, history, and philosophy of glass as a medium for art making. For more information, including how to apply: cca.edu/glass