This animation uses images from the Dawn spacecraft of the asteroid Vesta, showing this 500 km wide rock spinning. Blog post with more info: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/08/01/vesta-in-breathtaking-detail/ Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA
Systems Analysis and Design I Fall 2007
Systems Analysis and Design I. From Engin 110: Computers, Networks, and Society - Fall 2007. Enhancing your computer knowledge by practicing the art of digital storytelling. Tell stories to the world on the internet. Have fun getting an overview of hardware, software, social networks, and the art of self-expression on the Net! By semester's end you'll have a website and video to proudly share with family, friends, and future employers or clients.
Earthworms are decomposers that feed on dead plants, animals, and insects.
Quantifying Uncertainty in Complex Physical Systems: Application to Energy Conversion and Environmen
In search of better-burning fuels, or more accurate projections of climate change, researchers inevitably work through multiple models, sometimes at great cost. Youssef Marzouk hopes to provide energy and environmental scientists constructive and efficient new approaches to modeling complex engineered systems.
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Sid the Science Kid-"Inclined Plane and Simple Machines" Song
This song provides a cute way to introduce students to simple machines. The inclined plane is the focus of this video. Push It Up! Push It Up the inclined plane. The Egyptians learned that it's easier to build a pyramid with a series of ramps. This is a good resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts on simple machines. (1:36)
14.33 Economics Research and Communication (MIT)
This course is for students interested in conducting original research on economics questions. There will be an emphasis on choice of research topics, primary sources, data sources, and research methods. The primary activities are oral presentations, the preparation of a paper, and providing constructive feedback on classmates' research projects.
John B. Freed - A condensed history of Illinois State University
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History John B. Freed, author of "Educating Illinois: Illinois State University, 1857-2007", covers Illinois' first public university from its founding in this keynote address given to new faculty August 15, 2011.
Dean Skerrett Welcomes Students
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In her new book "Now You See It" to be released August 18, Duke University Professor Cathy N. Davidson explores how the advent of the Internet is changing what we see. Learn more at http://www.nowyouseeit.net.
DMC Upside: Diesel Applied Technology
The Diesel Applied Technology program at Del Mar College recently purchased three new pieces of equipment - an overhead crane, four mobile lifts and a natural gas engine -- to better train students.
DMC Upside: "War For Your Soul" presentation
In his first Texas speaking engagement, filmmaker Reginald Bullock hosted a brief discussion following a screening of his thought-provoking short film "A War for Your Soul" at Del Mar College (DMC) as part of an extended Juneteenth observance by the Corpus Christi Chapter of the Texas Association of Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) and the DMC Diversity and Ethnic Awareness and Training Committee. The event was held on July 16, 2011 in Richardson Performance Hall. This free event b
DMC Upside: Public Safety Academy 2011
In the following "DMC Upside" clip, nearly 70 high school students demonstrate skills they learned in the fields of criminal justice, fire science and emergency medical technician services as participants in a hands-on training exercise as part of Del Mar College's Public Safety Academy for youth. The camp runs every summer in July. For information, call 361.698.1724.
School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech
Video profile of School of Modern Languages student John Watson. Copyright 2011 Georgia Institute of Technology Produced by Rob Felt and Elizabeth Campell
21W.747 Classical Rhetoric and Modern Political Discourse (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion throughAnalyzing persuasive texts and speechesCreating persuasive texts and speechesThrough class discussions, presentations, and written assignments, you will get to practice your own rhetorical prowess. Through the readings, you'll also learn some ways to make yourself a more efficient reader, as you turn your analytical skills on the texts themselves. This combination
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Literature and Photography: The Image (MIT)
This course introduces the practice and theory of literary criticism. The seminar focuses on topics such as the history of critical methods and techniques, and the continuity of certain subjects in literary history. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication is a major component of the course. Other components include theory and use of figurative language and reading poetry.
Aging policy: a case study of co-ordination in Canadian governments
ABSTRACT Canada is an aging society. The number of people aged sixty-five and over is rising, while the number of people under twenty is declining. These two concurrent changes in the age structure have produced a sh~ft in the demographic composition of Canada which is commonly referred to as the aging phenomenon. Regardless of whether or not the number of people under twenty continues to decline, the number of elderly in Canada will almost double over the next twenty years. This rapidly growing
USGS: Earthquakes for Kids
This site provides comprehensive information about earthquakes for students. Teachers will find animations, images, and real-time data of earthquake activity, and students will learn about the career of a geophysicist and how seismology works. Games, puzzles and quizzes provide additional learning opportunity.
Lesson 174: A Canção do exílio
In this lesson you will learn one of the most famous poems of the Portuguese language.
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