Elementary GLOBE: All Year Long
Each student will keep a science journal during each of the four seasons. Students will record observations of the general outdoor environment they visit and then will make observations of one specific item from the habitat in each season. At the end of the school year, students will make comparisons of their seasonal drawings and share the results with the class. The purpose of the activity is to introduce students to the concept of using a science journal to record information, to have student
400-year-old map on display at U of M
The 1602 Ricci Map is the oldest surviving Chinese map to depict the Americas. This example of the 1602 Ricci Map (one of six known complete examples of the 1602 printing and the only one in North America, estimated to be worth over $1M) was purchased by the James Ford Bell Trust and has been loaned to the University of Minnesota for the benefit of the James Ford Bell Library. It will be on display Sept. 15 - Nov. 10, 2010.
Stem Cells: 5 Year Progress Report
Embryonic stem cells can transform themselves into every cell in your body. Does researching these stem cells violate human sanctity, or is it medicine's brightest frontier? What are the prospects for adult stem cells?
Rochester Youth Year Fellows reflect on their year of service
An AmeriCorps* VISTA program housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership, the Rochester Youth Year fellowship places talented, recent graduates of Rochester-area colleges (including the University of Rochester) in youth-based community organizations for one year in order to create or expand initiatives that address the various challenges facing youth and families in Rochester.
By learning atmospheric diabatic processes such as atmospheric radiation, latent heat release and viscosity, physical understanding of elemental processes of climate formation will be obtained.
Search Like a Pro: Library tutorial for honours year students 2010
Learn how to search Scopus, Sociological Abstracts, Perind, E-Newspapers, ScholarBank, etc. Includes introduction to EndNote.
Perspectives for Universities in the Global South: A Brazilian Point of View
In this presentation the following aspects will be addressed: an overview of academic and scientific institutions in Brazil, the academic and scientific status of Brazil today, main characteristics of the Federal University of Bahia, historical aspects of international academic cooperation in Brazil, a brief review on the main types of international academic cooperation, political aspects related to international academic cooperation, main characteristics of the exchange of knowledge betw
Continental Portuguese intermediate semester B
This module is aimed at students in year 2 semester B. The varied exercises cover a range of topics from Portuguese history to cooking. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
French year 1 semester A
This module is aimed at 1st year students in semester A and addresses common grammatical problems areas.
Design for assembly : HNC year 1 design for manufacture : presentation transcript
This is a presentation about design for assembly (HNC year 1). This presentation looks at some commonly used techniques which a designer can employ to ensure that assembly is cost effective and efficient. This is then linked to the use of jigs and fixtures for this purpose This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE and the JISC/HE Academy UKOER programme.
Industrial robots : Design for Manufacture HNC in Engineering Year 1 : presentation transcript
This is a presentation about industrial robots. Industrial robots play an increasing role in modern production and assembly facilities. The different types of robot available and their configuration are discussed. Examples of typical uses in sectors of the engineering industry are also identified. For further information regarding unit outcomes go to Edexcel.org.uk/ HN/ Engineering / Specifications These files support the Edexcel HN unit – Design for Manufacture (NQF L4). This open educatio
Brazilian Portuguese year 1 semester B
This module is aimed at students in year 1 semester B (beginners Portuguese). The varied exercises cover a range of topics from a solar eclipse to the Portuguese language. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Final report: Introducing Problem-Based Learning to a First-Year Curriculum
Final report by Frank Forsythe of the University of Ulster reporting on an Economics Network project on Introducing Problem-Based Learning to a First-Year Curriculum.
Problem Based Learning in final year (year 3) module Economic Growth
Module outline of an eleven week course that uses Problem Based Learning to explore the topic of economic growth.
Your final year project and your future career plans
Getting you to think tactically about choosing your final year project so that you can use it to improve your employability in the field of your choice on completion of your degree.
Brazilian Tapir Tapir with baby - humbug style for camouflage in the brazilian forests
Tapir with baby - humbug style for camouflage in the brazilian forests
Introduction to modelling for 1st year engineers
These resources cover an introduction to modelling for first year engineering undergraduate. The main focus is on electrical and mechanical systems, but there is also some discussion of dc motors, fluids and heat as well as an introduction to time series modelling. The main emphasis is on why modelling is important and how to go about doing this from first principles (e.g. Kirchhoff's laws, Newton's Laws, etc.). Given the focus is on new students arriving at University, there is no attempt to de
First Year Undergraduate Inorganic Chemistry Workbook
This resource is a comprehensive inorganic chemistry workbook for first year undergraduates. It is designed as a revision resource with plenty of worked examples followed by problems to try themselves. Worked answers are given to all the problems to allow students to develop confidence in problem solving.
2010 International Year of Biodiversity, Biodiversity is to Live
The United Nations declared 2010 to be the International Year of Biodiversity. It is a celebration of life on earth and of the value of biodiversity for our lives. The world is invited to take action in 2010 to safeguard the variety of life on earth: biodiversity