The gun is part of America's creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.
Comparing Fractions With Unlike Denominators
This video teaches students to compare fractions with unlike denominators. A student demonstrates finding a common denominator in order to compare fractions. The problem is worked on a white board. ( 1:21)
2008.01.16 - DIY iSync Phone Plugin (Video)
If you or your staff/faculty have a cell phone model that currently isn't supported on Apple's list of supported iSync devices, you can create your own iSync Phone Plugin for your unsupported cell phone to allow you to sync contacts, and calendars.
California Academy of Sciences: AntWeb
AntWeb, an excellent service of the California Academy of Sciences, provides users with "tools for exploring the diversity and identification of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). These tools have been developed to facilitate the use of ants in inventory and monitoring programs and provide ant taxonomists with images and types." At present, AntWeb offers information on all ant genera worldwide as well as highlighting ants of Madagascar and California in particular. The site provides a search engine
Tutorial on Optimization Theory and Difference and Differential Equations
This online tutorial is intended for college students taking an early course in mathematical optimization or linear differential equations. Although it is written by a professor of economics, little economic theory is presented. This keeps the material centered on the mathematical aspects of optimization and differential equations, which have a wide range of scientific applications. The text is very well organized and is accompanied by illustrative figures. No prerequisites to the tutorial are l
Students learn that wind and storms can form at the boundaries of interacting high and low pressure air masses. They learn the distinguishing features of the four main types of weather fronts (warm fronts, cold fronts, stationary fronts and occluded fronts) and how these fronts are depicted on a surface weather analysis, or weather map. Students also learn several different ways that engineers help with storm prediction, analysis and protection.
Engineering for the Earth
Young students are introduced to the complex systems of the Earth through numerous lessons on the Earth’s natural resources, processes, weather, climate and landforms. Key earth science topics include rocks, soils and minerals, water and natural resources, weather patterns and climatic regions, wind, erosion, landforms, and the harvesting of fossil fuels — all presented from an engineering point-of-view. (See the Unit Overview section for a list of topics by lesson.) Through many hands-on ac
What is Energy?
With an introduction to the ideas of energy, students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources of energy. Hands-on activities help them identify types of energy in their surroundings and enhance their understanding of energy.
Online rekenlessen Op www.rekenlessen.nl kun je je rekenvaardigheid oefenen zoveel je wilt. Alle onderdelen van het rekenen komen hier aan bod. De website wordt regelmatig uitgebreid. Je kiest zelf welke oefeningen je …
Op www.rekenlessen.nl kun je je rekenvaardigheid oefenen zoveel je wilt. Alle onderdelen van het rekenen komen hier aan bod. De website wordt regelmatig uitgebreid. Je kiest zelf welke oefeningen je …
Understanding cancer: News from the frontline
This Oxford at Said seminar was dedicated to cancer research. Three researchers from the University of Oxford give insights into recent advances in the field of cancer cell biology, therapy and epidemiology. One in three people develop cancer, and one in five in Europe and North America die of the disease. Although environmental and lifestyle factors, for example smoking or sun exposure, affect the incidence of some cancer types, all human populations and many types of animal suffer from this di
Eddie and the Hagfish
Hagfish are amazing ocean fishes! They are found nearly worldwide mostly in deeper ocean environments, and are some of the most primitive fishes in existence...
GLS 2010 highlights 6.883 Pervasive Human Centric Computing (SMA 5508) (MIT) Reading Rainbow: Watch the Stars Come Out SMU Research Day 2012 This Week @Minnesota: Gopher Basketball, Safer Sex Week, & Vet Diagnostic Lab J.B. Murray: Writing in Unknown Tongues: Reading Through the Water 13.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten Gait Exam: Abnormal Examples: Myopathic Gait Demonstration 2012 Pirate Men's Golf - Meet the Players
Highlights of London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2010, held on 5 July. The theme was emerging markets: "New Frontiers: Expansion, Opportunity and Innovation."
This course is broad, covering a wide range of topics that have to do with the post-pc era of computing. It is a hands-on project course that also includes some foundational subjects. Students will program iPAQ handheld computers, cell phones (series 60 phones), speech processing, vision, Cricket location systems, GPS, and more. Most of the programming will be using Python®, but Python® can be learned and mastered during the course. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MI
Videotaped at Ellis Island in 1985, this 28 minute video shows immigrants landing at Ellis Island. It shows the variety of immigrants and they company that they came from that landed in this point of entry. The video is an overview of immigration, but does not offer statistical data and tends to be a general overview.
SMU graduate students — and a limited number of undergraduates — present results of research they have completed at SMU at the annual Graduate Student Research Day. This year's event was held Friday, February 10, 2012, in the Ballroom of Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The aims of this event are to foster communication between students in different programs, give students the opportunity to present their work in formats they will use as professionals, and share with the SMU community and othe
This episode of This Week @ Minnesota features highlights from the Men's Gopher Basketball game, SHADE's Safer Sex Week, and the U's Veterinary Diagnostic Lab, which made national headlines in identifying the cause of death of a pigeon.
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J. B. Murray (1908-1988) was a farmer who lived in rural Glascock County, Georgia, near the community of Mitchel. When he was approximately seventy years of age, believing he had experienced a vision from God, he began writing a non discursive script on adding machine tape, wall board, and stationery. He described it as "the language of the Holy Spirit, direct from God" and interpreted it using a bottle of water as a focusing device.
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Das griechische Parlament hat nach hitziger Debatte das umstrittene Sparpaket gebilligt und damit den Weg für ein weiteres Milliarden-Hilfspaket der EU freigemacht. Eine Mehrheit von 199 der 278 anwesenden Abgeordneten stimmte für die Gesetze, die Entlassungen im öffentlichen Dienst sowie Kürzungen beim Mindestlohn und bei einigen Renten vorsehen. Es g
With muscular diseases, the proximal pelvic girdle muscles are usually the most weak. Because of this the patient will not be able to stabilize the pelvis as they lift their leg to step forward, so the pelvis will tilt toward the non-weight bearing leg which results in a waddle type of gait. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurol
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6.883 Pervasive Human Centric Computing (SMA 5508) (MIT)
Reading Rainbow: Watch the Stars Come Out
SMU Research Day 2012
This Week @Minnesota: Gopher Basketball, Safer Sex Week, & Vet Diagnostic Lab
J.B. Murray: Writing in Unknown Tongues: Reading Through the Water
13.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Gait Exam: Abnormal Examples: Myopathic Gait Demonstration
2012 Pirate Men's Golf - Meet the Players