DifferenceMakers: Amit Varma
Varma and his team designed a system made up of heating panels to simulate the effects of fire on steel structures. The panels have electrical coils, like giant toaster ovens, and are placed close to the surface of the specimens. As the system simulates the effects of fire, test structures are subjected to forces with hydraulic equipment to mimic the loads experienced in buildings. http://www.purdue.edu/differencemakers/varma.html
Filling the streets in Syria
Sept. 16 - Protesters fill the streets of Damascus and Homs amid reports that Syrian forces are attacking anti-Assad demonstrators. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
History and the Movies: An Historian Writes a Screenplay
The process of compressing history into drama often generates sharp tensions between the historian and the dramatist. As James Reston Jr. will testify, the historian usually feels a sinking disappointment as the dramatist explains what it will take to capture and hold the attention of an audience. When Reston was asked to write a screenplay based on his own 2005 book, "Dogs of God: Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors," he leapt at the chance to resolve and to control the histo
Use JabRef And Word To Write Your Papers
Robert G. Whiddon, Ph.D.
This paper describes the use of JabRef and Microsoft Word to write scientific papers. JabRef manages the bibliography and communicates with Word to assist with the citations.
What Makes a Utah?
What makes you you? Why do you talk, dress, go to school, eat, tell stories, joke around, doodle, and think the way you do?
Numeracy in the Kitchen
This video could be used as a teaching source that highlights the benefits of implementing ICT in the classroom with a focus on numeracy and how it is imbedded in our everyday lives. The story is about two women who would like to make a cake. They combine their money and head to the store to buy their ingredients. A narrator asks the following questions throughout the video, "How much change they have left after the purchase? "Which type of scale should be used to measure the ca
Tafel van twee : Bingo Bingo om de maal- en deeltafel van twee in te oefenen.
Bingo om de maal- en deeltafel van twee in te oefenen.
Common Angle Measures
This video explains the concept that common angle measures are based on a rotation on a circle. The video shows a circle with a spinner which is used to show common angle measures such as 180 degrees and 90 degrees. ( 4:47)
A plagiarism workbook that is ideal for introducing and working through the concept of plagiarism with college and university students. This book takes a different approach to discussing plagiarism, requiring students to think about the topic rather than simply learn about referencing and academic sanctions.
Kloklezen : Analoge en digitale klok Een werkbundel over de digitale en analoge klok tot op 1 minuut nauwkeurig.
Een werkbundel over de digitale en analoge klok tot op 1 minuut nauwkeurig.
pg 37 - 41 Puer Romanus
Page 37 - 41 from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy. This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file. This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
Spies at Jamestown
The tale of a Spanish spy reveals England's fragile hold on the New World. Miguel Girona tells the story of Don Diego de Molina.
Newbie Lesson #17 - It’s cloudy out
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In today’s lesson, Alan and Lisy talk about the cloudy weather of Concepción, Chile. This lesson is really useful for learning how to use the verb “haber” in the impersonal form: “hay” (there is, there are). Also, we’ll learn about the strange climate of the unique city, Concepción, situated just north [...]
Consolidated Report of DEISA Case Studies
Diversity and Equity Interventions in South Africa (DEISA) was a research programme that studied the transformation industry in South Africa, exploring issues such as the kinds of interventions being undertaken under the rubric of diversity and equity, how these are experienced by people working in organisations, the theoretical frameworks used by practitioner,s and especially how they may or may not articulate with the quest for social justice in a democratising South Africa. The project examin
Clinical Skills Examination Procedures: Afrikaans & Xhosa
Shown here are a single set of techniques which are both simple to employ and reliable for four examinations. General Examination: preparing the patient for examination; describing the patient's appearance; examination for features of specific illnesses; taking the pulse; assessing warmth, perfusion, hydration and temperature; inspecting the hands, eyes, mouth and pharynx; looking for lymphadenopathy; and inspecting the legs. Abdominal Examination: preparing the patient for the examination; look
Black Adam: End of the White Guy?
This website features video material that can be used by educators and facilitators to generate discussion of whiteness in Post-Apartheid South Africa and the postcolonial world, in general.
Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self-belief in Elite Athletic Performance
In the past Prof Tim Noakes was convinced that physiology could explain performance. After 38 years of studying the human body, he now believes that the mind and the role of self belief are crucial factors in human athletic feats. In January 2008, Noakes presented this lecture, entitled "Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self Belief in Elite Athletic Performance" at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin.
Clashes in Yemen
Sept. 18 - At least 15 killed in anti-Saleh march in Yemen. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Active, healthy lifestyles
In this free course, Active, healthy lifestyles, which is aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.Author(s):