Physical Bullying PSA 2012
Making sense of statistics
"Making Sense of Statistics" is a guide for the general public aimed at enabling them to evaluate claims that are made using statistics. The guide considers types of questions which statistics answer, common pitfalls in using statistics, statistical significance, and absolute and relative changes. Links to related websites and books about statistics are listed. A separate short guide entitled "Making Sense of Statistics in an Election" is also available. The guides are published by Sense About S
Catherine the Great
This 45 minute biography of this famous Russian female leader. It uses actors, interviews and original art to help explain to students her traits and accomplishments. There are a few brief images of the female body that make previewing this video a requirement to make sure it is within the bounds of district policy.
Management or Classroom?
This British video explores how teachers can move up in the career ladder, be it through management or in the classroom. The 14 minute shows how different teachers made a decision to remain in the classroom or be an administrator.
The Origins of Sex: a history of the first sexual revolution [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Faramerz Dabhoiwala | Nowadays we believe that consenting adults have the freedom to do what they like with their own bodies. We publicise and celebrate sex; we discuss it endlessly; we are obsessed with the sex lives of celebrities. We think it wrong that in other cultures people suffer for their sexual orientation, that women are treated as second-class citizens, or that adulterers are put to death. Yet until quite recently our own society was like this too. For most of western
Photo Slideshow: Wildcats in Love
Students, faculty and staff come to the University of Arizona for work and academic degrees and, along the way, some find love.
Static If I Had a Hammer All right, the C++11 Standard is done. Can we go home? Definitely not - progress waits for no one. For all its might, C++11 is not addressing a few basic needs in template programming. For example, you'd hate to have to define a new function or indeed a whole new class wherever you need an "if" statement; yet, this is exactly what we do for template code. Also, conditional overloading using the likes of std::enable_if is syntactically bulky and semantically ham
All right, the C++11 Standard is done. Can we go home? Definitely not - progress waits for no one.
For all its might, C++11 is not addressing a few basic needs in template programming. For example, you'd hate to have to define a new function or indeed a whole new class wherever you need an "if" statement; yet, this is exactly what we do for template code. Also, conditional overloading using the likes of std::enable_if is syntactically bulky and semantically ham
Electricity and Gas: Market Design and Policy Issues
European gas and electricity markets have largely been liberalized. Due to the specific physical characteristics and public interest aspects of electricity and gas, and to the fact that the networks continue to be natural monopolies, these markets require careful design. In this class, it is analyzed what the market design variables are and how the ongoing process of market design depends on policy goals, starting conditions and physical, technical and institutional constraints. In addition, a n
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 3 Month Old: Normal: Primitive Reflexes - Moro
The baby no longer has a Moro reflex. Usually the Moro reflex is absent by 4 to 5 months of age. Persistence of the Moro reflex beyond this time can be seen with upper motor neuron disorders. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
L'exécution des décisions de la Cour internationale de Justice : faiblesses et malentendus
"Mémoire présenté à la Faculté des études supérieures en vue de l'obtention du grade de Maîtrise en droit international (LL.M)",L'une des critiques fondamentales adressée au droit international à partir du l6ème siècle tient à l'absence des voies d'exécution efficaces. Pour cette raison, les négateurs du droit intemational en contestent la juridicité. Le présent mémoire étudie l'ensemble des mesures qui tendent à l'exécution volontaire et forcée des décisions de la Cour in
The Salisbury Convention
Dr Mark Stuart explains what the Salisbury Convention means.
Dr Mark Stuart explains what the Salisbury Convention means.
OrganWise Guys Shorts: Refrigerate Your Food
Come learn about health and nutrition with the OrganWise Guys! In this short: to the tune of "If You're Happy and You Know it," the OrganWise Guys tell kids why it's important to put leftover and unused foods in the fridge. (1min)
TALKING POINT: FATOU BENSOUDA
Professor Louise Chappell speaks with the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda.
Amusing introduction to beryllium
This introduction to the element beryllium (atomic number 4) covers its main uses and properties. It is very toxic, invisible to x-rays, expensive, and used in some high-tech equipment. Those working with beryllium are advised not to lick their fingers. Combines amusing demonstrations with talking to the camera by a wild-haired chemistry professor. Part of a series called Author(s):
Without Geometry, the Dog Would be Free - Part 2 - Area
This series of videos was created to help middle school and early high school students understand the concepts and math of perimeter, area, and volume and how they can be used in a real life situation - in this case, a brother and sister want to build a new dog pen for their new puppy. This series of videos was created to be colorful, animated, and funny, so that students will want to watch the videos. This video concentrates on finding the area of the floor of the new dog pen, so the brother an
Building a Business: Marketing and Product Development
Patrick Mawhood, Head of Product Manufacturing at Sky IQ, presents the 5th lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
Chefs@Google: Daniel Humm & Will Guidara, "Eleven Madison Park"
Eleven Madison Park is one of New York City's most popular fine-dining establishments, and one of only a handful to receive four stars from the New York Times. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara since 2006, the restaurant has soared to new heights and has become one of the premier dining destinations in the world. Daniel Humm began his chef's training at 14 in his homeland of Switzerland. There, he earned a Michelin Star while in his first Execut
Between the Lions: "Chicken Jane & the Aardvark" Here's another heroic adventure sequence from "Between the Lions" -- the story of how Chicken Jane saved Scot and Dot from a hard-charging aardvark pulling a cart containing a huge marshmallow. Video is short, but is helpful to kids who are trying to master the “ar” sound. Some words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
Here's another heroic adventure sequence from "Between the Lions" -- the story of how Chicken Jane saved Scot and Dot from a hard-charging aardvark pulling a cart containing a huge marshmallow. Video is short, but is helpful to kids who are trying to master the “ar” sound. Some words are printed on the screen. This video is of good quality and would be good for early readers to help with word recognition.
Let Us Make the Difference in Our Numeracy Classrooms: Advanced Certifcate in Education, 2009 Founda
Foundation Phase Wrap-around Guide to accompany the ACEMaths materials (Six units) (Wits, Johannesburg, South Africa) Adapted by Manono Mdluli At Wits University in 2009 an ACE in Foundation Phase mathematics was offered along-side many other ACE programmes initiated as a result of the departmental roll-out of bursaries for teachers to improve their qualifications. Manono Mdluli had heard about the ACEMaths materials and chose to use them for one of her modules. But she wrote a full wrap-around
ISS Update - Feb. 29, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 29, 2012.