Students are introduced to the concept of air quality by investigating the composition, properties, atmospheric layers and everyday importance of air. They explore the sources and effects of visible and invisible air pollution. By learning some fundamental meteorology concepts (air pressure, barometers, prediction, convection currents, temperature inversions), students learn the impact of weather on air pollution control and prevention. Looking at models and maps, they explore the consequences o
VUCast: Healing Power of Music
See why some of country music’s biggest stars are lending their talents to a special Vanderbilt camp. Plus, how a Vandy professor is personally tied to the Atlantis space mission, and fixing what U2 left behind! Read more about music’s healing power in Vanderbilt Medicine.
Verizon mis-connects with iPhone
July 22 - Summary of business headlines: Verizon fails to get competitive edge with iPhone; McDonald's, GE top quarterly estimates but Caterpillar disappoints; Apple eyeing Hulu -report; Borders closing its books; Wall Street ends mixed on Friday, but higher for the week. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Задачи од скаларен производ на вектори
решени задачи од скаларен производ на вектори solved problems of scalar product of vectors
What is Social Security?
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy offers the viewer the basics of Social Security. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (06:29)
To read, writes: An initiative for a good cause
You practice reading comprehension by means of texts about projects for disabled people. You learn to write a text about this subject.
Slick0120: Starting your program
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Learn how and why you should extend the BasicGame class instead of implementing the Game interface directly. Learn about the behavior of the constructors for the AppGameContainer class. Learn […]
World's longest table seats 550 diners
July 25 - Singapore builds the world's longest table in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records. Tara Cleary reports.
SFAP 2011 Mourir à la maison : un rendez-vous trop souvent manqué
Titre : SFAP 2011 Mourir à la maison : un rendez-vous trop souvent manqué.
Auteur(s) : S. MOREAU (Médecin – Limoges - France).
Etablissement : Service Hématologie clinique et thérapie cellulaire, CHU Dupuytren, Limoges, France.
Résumé : « C’est à la façon dont on meurt dans une société que l’on sait comment on y vit ». Selon le rapport 2009, de l’Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales, 3/4 des patients décèdent en institution alors que
Campus and Stadium b-roll of PhillieBot
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Kenneth Golden: Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps
Climate Change and the Melting Polar Ice Caps Kenneth Golden: Professor of Mathematics and Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering University of Utah This lecture is part of SFU's 2011 global warming seminar series "Global Warming: A Science Perspective". Regardless of one's perspective the effects of global warming are a quantifiable set of environmental results. That is why the SFU Dean of Science Office invited some of the world's leading scientists to present results of their research in this
Grappling with the Banality of Evil A headline from the UK Guardian reads "US soldier admits killing unarmed Afghans for sport." "The plan was to kill people, sir." That is what Jeremy Morlock respectfully told an army judge about his participat
A headline from the UK Guardian reads "US soldier admits killing unarmed Afghans for sport."
"The plan was to kill people, sir." That is what Jeremy Morlock respectfully told an army judge about his participat
Mixing Domains: Architecture plus Software Engineering
Software engineering is a multidisciplinary area of knowledge combining competence in computation with at least one other area of expertise, typically in the domain of the applications being created. A course offering for students of engineering, architecture and software engineering at Carnegie Mellon illustrates the challenges and opportunities of cross-domain instruction. These include ontology, problem taxonomies, and instruction strategies.
Clashes in Chile
July 28 - Chilean students clash with police in latest in a series of protests over education budgets. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Ten Commandments This video sings the Ten Commandments. The words are printed on the screen and sung. The song is sung twice so students can sing the second time through. There are no pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is catchy and it is nice to have the words on the screen, but could use pictures.
This video sings the Ten Commandments. The words are printed on the screen and sung. The song is sung twice so students can sing the second time through. There are no pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is catchy and it is nice to have the words on the screen, but could use pictures.
The Johnnie Ruth Clarke Scholarship
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege This scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Johnnie Ruth Clarke, an educator and humanitarian who spent her life improving the lives of others. Born in St. Petersburg in 1919, she credits her parents who worked as head bellman and head housekeeper at the Soreno Hotel in downtown St. Petersburg, and her teachers for encouraging her to succeed academically. Clarke, who earned her bachelor's degree in social science from Florida A&M University and a ma
Alumni Profile: Juan Pablo Hernandez de Alba SEP39(1996), Managing Director and Partner, Easyfairs C
Juan Pablo Hernandez de Alba SEP39(1996) reflects on his career and time at the School.
Profile: Paul Bulcke, Chief Executive Officer, Nestle S.A.
Paul Bulcke, CEO, Nestle S.A. discusses his career and his role as Chief Executive Officer of Nestle S.A.
Exploring the Biochemical and Mechanical Effects of Intestinal Edema on Smooth Muscle Cell Contracti
This study was done at the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University in the summer of 2011 under the supervision of Dr. Jennifer Young as part of the VIGRE Program.