Climate Change Impacts
This Climate Change Impacts Collection provides the teacher and their students the opportunity to explore some of the environmental changes already observed, from the Arctic to tropical regions. Data sources provide historic precipitation and temperature records, allowing students to compare changes in their own local area to others. Lessons included, provide opportunities for place-based instruction related to climate change, others provided a more global perspective. The background resources p
It's Your Time - Mont Alto - Student Life
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UMMC Physician Profile: Rolf Barth, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Rolf Barth, M.D., assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and transplant surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Some of Dr. Barth's special interests include kidney, pancreas and liver transplantation and single-incision laparoscopic kidney removal. Watch this video to learn more about his practice at UMMC. Related Links: UMMC Division of Transplantation http://www.umm.edu/transplant/index.htm UMMC
Modernising education and training - Mobilising technology for learning
In recent years there have been amazing advances in consumer technology. The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) initiative has enabled colleges and schools to harness some of this technology in order t...
The Impact of mobile learning
Phase one of MoLeNET (2007/08) involved 75 colleges and 18 schools, approximately 10,000 learners and 2,000 staff, in 32mobile learning projects. The Learning and Skills Council provided funding for h...
Blast in Pakistan
A teenage suicide bomber blows himself in Lahore, Pakistan, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 50. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Surprise drop for UK GDP
Britain's economy suffered a shock 0.5 percent contraction in the last three months of 2010 according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
This teacher-created video contains students' illustrations of the literal meanings of idioms. The idioms and their meanings appear in print at the bottom of each illustration. Lively music plays in the background. Examples of idioms include "spill the beans," "bite the hand that feeds you," and "in the doghouse." Some of the text on the screen is difficult to read in places. (0:50)
Energy and Emissions Logging in Road Vehicles
Soon, after checking under the hood and kicking the tires, we will be scanning our car’s on-board diagnostic system (OBD). Sanjay Sarma has been investigating ways to take advantage of a car’s sensor bus, the module that records and conveys information about the vehicle’s components and systems. Sarma hopes to make the OBD in
The Mamie Jenkins Building
The Mamie Jenkins building is being renovated and will be the home of the Honors College at East Carolina University.
Does Faith Matter for Human Morality?
The global revival of religion has raised fundamental questions about its role in politics and its claim that it serves as a principle of identity, indispensable to the continuing survival of communities. This series brings together leading thinkers and scholars to encourage discussion and debate on this crucial contemporary theme. Professor Mona Siddiqui, professor of Islamic studies and public understanding, and director, Centre for the Study of Islam, University of Glasgow.
Gyorgy Kepes Interview (1988)
Gyorgy Kepes interviewed for the occasion of the Cal Poly show on art and science. The interview explores the role of art in transforming ones inner self, which will eventually lead to art transforming the outer world as well. 1988. [T15593 ]
Following Your Startup Vision - Brent Constantz (Calera)
Calera founder Brent Constantz is an innovator who believes that successful entrepreneurs are the ones who follow through on their original vision. Drawing upon his deep background as a successful serial entrepreneur, Constantz shares his entrepreneurial experiences and discusses many of the competitive and strategic issues facing his current ventures.
State Department's Anne-Marie Slaughter Spoke at SAIS on January 27
Anne-Marie Slaughter, director of Policy Planning for the U.S. Department of State, spoke about "Leading Through Civilian Power: The First Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review" on Thursday, January 27.
British Foreign Policy - Challenges facing the next Prime Minister
This public debate marks the launch of British Diplomacy: Foreign Secretaries Reflect edited by Graham Ziegner (Politico's, March '07). The book includes contributions from five former UK Foreign Secretaries who provide a unique insight into the thoughts and actions of the holders of one of the most difficult and challenging posts within British government, highlighting the problems faced during their time as Foreign Secretary and giving a personal account of how these problems were tackled. Pro
Helicopter spins like a maple seed
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn20045-spinning-seeds-inspire-singlebladed-helicopters.html See a new helicopter design that copies a maple seed
Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?
We Choose Space
Deanna Hausman, Beckendorff Jr. High