Constants and Variables Defined
This video defines constants and variables. Constants have values that do not change and may be numeric values, letters, or symbols. Variables have values which change from expression to expression. The terms and examples are shown on a felt board. ( 1:38)
For the Public Good
2011 O-Zone groups members explain their research and its importance in bite sized presentations.
Footprint of a coffee cup
http://graduatestudies.concordia.ca/gradproskills Are your tired of being full of garbage. Join Diana Kirkwood the Zero Waste Campus Coordinator at Sustainable Concordia, as she walks through the reals cost of disposable coffee cups and offers tips for reducing your environmental footprint.
Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate, Spring 2002
Critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of WWII. Aim is a historical understanding of the period and the development of a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present." Required of M.Arch. students.
The American Conservation Movement
In this module, the history of environmental policy in the United States and the role of different groups in shaping environmental policy is discussed.
An Introduction to Black- Footed Ferrets
Watchh this video to take a virtual field trip to the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs to learn about the recovery program for the black-footed ferret. The black-footed ferret is the only ferret native to the Americas and is important as an ambassador for the prarie eco-system. ( 3:16)
Ch 9 review
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WatchKnowLearn Attends FETC
The 2012 FETC, Florida Educational Technology Conference, had over 7,000 in attendance. WatchKnowLearn was THRILLED to be a part of the event and enjoyed meeting so many new friends and fans of the site! (04:00)
Spiders Jump With Deadly Accuracy in Green Light
Researchers have discovered a unique visual attribute that jumping spiders use in attacking and catching prey. The arachnids use what is called image defocus-proven in part by videos that show spiders jumping with deadly accuracy in green light (and fumbling in red).
Biggest Physics Discovery of this Century
By: EinsteinGravitydotcom Magnetism is caused by the Bernoulli effect. The Bernoulli effect is to Pressure - as Gravity is to electrical-mass Pressure.
ELL Vocab Sheets
Writing and Experience: Crossing Borders, Fall 2010
In this era of globalization, many of us have multi- or bi-cultural, multilingual or bilingual backgrounds, and even if we don't have such a background, we need urgently to understand the experiences of people who do. You will very likely work outside the United States at some point in your future; you will almost certainly work with people who speak more than one language, whose ancestry or origins are in a country other than the U.S., who have crossed borders of nation, language, culture, clas
Hazel Pot Beetle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Hazel Pot Beetle. An orange and black insect that has the typical - if slightly squarish - 'beetle' shape. The thorax is black in males and red in females, and the wing covers are reddish-orange fringed with black. The whole beetle is very glossy. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional and material foundations of the state of Israel; Israeli national identity, Israeli society, economy, and foreign and security policies.