Boiler Bytes: Paint Crew provides support in Mackey Arena
The Paint Crew has long been one of the largest student sections in not only the Big Ten but the nation. The Paint Crew goal is to increase spirit, support, and general game-day atmosphere for all games at Mackey Arena. http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~paintcrw/rules.html
Purdue visits Warren Buffett
Nineteen MBA students from Purdue's Student Managed Investment Fund (SMIF) and Finance Club, along with two faculty members, trekked to Omaha, Nebraska, to meet the world's greatest investor, Warren Buffett. See the whole story at: http://www.krannert.purdue.edu/news/features/buffett.asp
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: August 2009
Collection Connection: Just getting familiar with the Modern Wing? Starting this fall and stretching through the year, weâll provide you with over 500 ways of exploring the Modern Wing through art, music, poetry, and dance. Join Art Institute director James Cuno, the Poetry Foundation, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago as we introduce our new season of programming, 500 Ways of Looking at Modern.
Art Institute in the Community: Two new pavilions celebrating t
Numeracy & Quantitative Methods (4/11): Measurement Tools: the Survey Method
Numeracy and Quantitative Methods Measurement Tools: the Survey Method
A 2:25 video that reviews the causes of the Texas war for independence and the events that resulted ultimately to the surrender of the Mexican leader and the signing of documentation giving Texas independence. Student done. Strange ending.
Polish astronomers seek planets with two suns
Sept. 12 - A team of scientists from the Polish Academy of Sciences in Torun are using four remotely controlled telescopes placed around the globe to search for circumbinary systems - multiple transiting planets orbiting two suns. They hope to emulate NASA's Kepler mission, which located such a system last month. Jim Drury reports.
The World is Our Classroom
At the University of Notre Dame, students have the opportunity to learn about poverty and injustice first-hand through local, national, and international community-based learning and research opportunities offered by the Center for Social Concerns. This video provides a brief glimpse into the diverse experiences and insights students gain when they make the world their classroom. http://socialconcerns.nd.edu/
A retrospective look at space shuttle Endeavour.
All about Electrochemistry
Site contains introductory material in basic electrochemistry. Topics include galvanic cells, electrodes, cell potentials and thermodynamics, Nernst, batteries and fuel cells.
Introduction to X-ray Diffraction (XRD)
This learning module presents the fundamentals of X-ray Diffraction for characterizing molecular structure in a form useful both as lecture notes and for self-study.
Dual Beam Spectrometer
The Quick Time movie describes the operation of a dual beam spectrometer using an optical wedge to improve the accuracy of the absorbance measurement. The Tunable Monochromator Movie is an excellent companion movie
Electronics - Tutorial
An encyclopedic collection of descriptions of electronics circuitry and principles to introduce or reacquaint readers with a wide variety of concepts. The site is very well organized to access the information needed. In addition to passive and active components, electricity and magnetism are also described.
DNA Amplification for Forensic Analysts
This web site describes the ampification polymerase chain reaction (PCR)process typically employed for the forensic analysis of DNA. Emphasis is placed on the selection of core short tandem repeat(STR)and Y-STR loci for conducting PCR. The concept of multiplexing is reviewed.The site is designed as an on-line short course with excellent graphic support. The user must register and secure a readily obtainable password prior to entering the site
Publications of the Physical Sciences Center: The Higher Education Academy
This site provides extensive embedded content and links on educational issues and topics in the teaching and learning of chemistry and physics. There is a wealth of pertinent content and links in this website. For example, under \"Primers\" you can download material on topics such as PBL, a math toolkit and how to integrate software into courses. In the \"Factors Influencing Curricular Development in Chemistry, A Physical Sciences Practice Guide (2006)\" is an excellent primer on how to teach, e
National Service Learning Clearinghouse
This website provides a solid introduction to service learning which includes links to a number of chemistry service learning projects that is likely to be useful to those instructors interested in learning about this teaching method.
Words and Expressions to Talk about Technology
This video is about Technology and its effect on our lives. The presentation starts with some facts about how technology has changed in the recent years. There is a definition of TECHNOLOGY and several words related to it are listed. There is also some reference to the negative side of using technology.
3.3 By genre A second categorisation which operates on the ‘type’ of text involved is genre. Most writing on genre looks either at literature or film, yet it can equally be used for other media. In the following reading, Steve Neale places much importance on what he calls ‘intertextual relay’, where links between a number of texts are made explicit, for example by the marketing of cultural products. In this way the expectations of viewers and readers are channelled; they ca
A second categorisation which operates on the ‘type’ of text involved is genre. Most writing on genre looks either at literature or film, yet it can equally be used for other media. In the following reading, Steve Neale places much importance on what he calls ‘intertextual relay’, where links between a number of texts are made explicit, for example by the marketing of cultural products. In this way the expectations of viewers and readers are channelled; they ca
Supply and Demand
This 2:46 minute video provides an explanation of how supply and demand are used to price products and inspire new ways to raise capital. For older students, but the video does offer a good explanation for the terms.
Marta y Nicolás: Los Hermanos Cuentacuentos ¡Hola amigos! Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…
Este podcast es muy especial porque los lectores de los cuentos son los autores. Se llaman Marta y Nicolas y son hermanos. Marta tiene seis años y Nicolás tiene diez. Su padre Miguel me mandó una grabación de…