Get Your Motor Running
Students investigate motors and electromagnets as they construct their own simple electric motors using batteries, magnets, paper clips and wire.
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Glue Sticks Bend & Twist
Students use hot glue gun sticks to learn about the forces of tension, compression and torsion.
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An Arm and a Leg
As an introduction to bioengineering, students design and build a prototype of an artificial limb using a simple syringe system. Students determine which substance, water (liquid) or air (gas), makes the appendage more efficient.
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7.2 Difficulties in navigating e-commerce sites
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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7.1 Worries about security of credit card and personal data
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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7 What's going on with online shopping
Online shopping – think of it as a shopping centre in cyberspace, with online auctions as the car-boot sale in the car park. This unit will help you understand how to use online shopping sites, how to ensure that you are using the best sites and the best ways to protect your security.
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Myasthenia Gravis - Motor Exam - Muscle Strength Sub-exam - Patient 11
Patient is a 52-year-old African American male who initially presented with diplopia and dysphagia about five years ago. Serologic testing demonstrated antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor, and repetitive nerve stimulation testing showed a decrement in CMAP at slow frequency repetitive stimulation. He now presents with generalized myasthenia, dysarthria, dysphagia and diplopia during a pyridostigmine-holiday for Tensilon testing.
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News #64 - Score One for Team Android
Android Users - you’ve been heard! Today, it’s all about Android. The leader of the Open Handset Alliance and darling of the open source mobile phone platform, Android has been winning fans all over the world. Compared to what we have in the Apple iTunes store, we’ve been lagging in the [...]
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How to Remember the Planets in Order
Remembering the planets in order is as easy as remembering the mnemonic device of saying, "My Very Eager Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas." Remember the planets, with or without Pluto, in order with help from an astrophotographer in this 1:30 minute video. There is also a brief description of each planet and help should Pluto no longer be considered a planet.
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Feeling Thermometer
Students brainstorm in small groups about the things that make them feel angry. These are discussed and the idea of the "feeling thermometer" is introduced.
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Dangerous Air
By tracing the movement of radiation released during an accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, students see how air pollution, like particulate matter, can become a global issue.
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Work in Progress: A Boy and His Mom

Bobby Larry and his mom
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Anyone who knows me well also knows that I revere my father. Two years ago, on the 100th anniversary of his birth, I wrote a short remembrance of him as a tri
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Stoichiometry and Limiting Reagents
You can access the problems below via the Load Homework dialogue in the File menu of the Virtual Lab. They have been organized by concept and ranked by difficulty (A ranking of 1 denotes an easier problem; 5 is more challenging). Word files for these problems are provided so that you may edit and distribute the assignments in your classroom. The following types of problems can be found:Determining stoichiometric coefficients, stoichiometry and solution preparation, textbook style Limiting Reagen
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Engineers without Borders
The Ole Miss Chapter of Engineers Without Borders are working to build a water filtration system for an African town. Video by Artesha Dunning.
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ビジネス情報システムプロジェクト
グループ学習により,ビジネス情報システムという枠組みで,情報システムの開発に関するプロジェクトを遂行する。具体的には,発想支援ツールの利用やメタファーの利用,ワークデザイン,ソフトシステムズアプローチ,などの問題設定とその定式化の仕方について学ぶ。 注:授業は原則として偶数年度は英語,奇数年度は日本語で行う。 Associate Professor SENOO Dai, Pro
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Robust Global Swing-Up of the Pendubot via Hybrid Control
Using hybrid control a two link planar robot, called the pendubot, is stabilized to its upright equilibrium from any initial condition despite large disturbances in a robust globally asymptotic fashion. This video shows the pendubot being stabilized from a few different positions. The current controller being applied to the pendubot is indicated by variable q. When q is positive an open-loop control effort is being applied to move the pendubot from one equilibrium point to another equilibrium po
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Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #14 - Powerful Spanish Learning Technique - Learning Through Opposi
Don’t worry about ‘forgetting’ Spanish opposites because they are easy to ‘remember’ when you use this great Spanish lesson! In this lesson, you’ll use the same powerful Spanish learning technique to master even more Spanish vocabulary. Learning Spanish with SpanishPod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Spanish! This Spanish video series is a [...]
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Cervical Myelopathy - Sensory Exam - Superficial Sub-exam - Patient 13
This 46-year-old African American male presented with progressive weakness of the lower extremities for three months. He had increasing difficulty with walking and balance and now is unable to walk without assistance. He also complained of numbness and "pins and needles" sensation in the upper extremities with clumsiness and decreased dexterity in his right hand. Clinical history: He did not have neck or radicular pain and had no bowel or bladder problems or sexual dysfunction, but did have some
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Jim Vacarella Describes Avoiding the Draft During the Vietnam War
For young men like Jim Vacarella, the draft stood as the prime symbol of the war in Vietnam. Millions of young men tried to evade the draft: some fled to Canada; many feigned physical or mental illness, others used family connections to gain safe positions in the National Guard. For some, resisting the draft became an important way of protesting the war, and a few thousand men took public stands as draft resistors, burning their draft cards and challenging the government to imprison them. Jim Va
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