Does the Advance of Science Mean Secularisation? - Discussion
Prof. David Martin : Discussion
1.253J Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits (MIT)
Through a combination of lectures, cases, and class discussions this subject examines the economic and political conflict between transportation and the environment. It investigates the role of government regulation, green business and transportation policy as facilitators of economic development and environmental sustainability. It analyzes a variety of international policy problems including government-business relations; the role of interest groups, non-governmental organizations, and the pub
Examining the Impact of Spirituality on Parenting Outcomes
The oldest social institution in the African American community, the black church has served as a protective factor against debilitating social and psychological forces of poverty, inequality, disparity and racism. We will examine historical roots of African American spirituality, the current role of the black church and clinical intervention methods necessary to provide effective, culturally-based treatment and services. Participants will be introduced to a useful clinical tool, "Spiritual Life
16.522 Space Propulsion (MIT)
Space Propulsion begins with a review of rocket propulsion fundamentals. The course then proceeds into advanced propulsion concepts, ranging from chemical to electrical engines. Propulsion system selection criteria and mission analysis are introduced. The bulk of the semester is devoted to the physics and engineering of various engine classes, including electrothermal, electrostatic and electro-magnetic. Specific topics include arcjets, ion engines, Hall thrusters and colloid thrusters.
Tips for eating healthy on a budget
http://www.concordia.ca/events/calendar/2013/12/13/frugal-food-challenge.html Students learn how to eat healthy on a budget at the Frugal Food Challenge cooking class, part of Financial Literacy Week at Concordia November 18-22, 2013. Watch the video to learn top tips for eating healthy on a budget, produced by Concordia student journalists Annie Deir and Andy Fidel. Got a great recipe to share? The Frugal Food Challenge continues until December 13, 2013. Send in your best healthy recipe that
Part 1 - Emma by Jane Austen (Vol 1: Chs 01-09)
Part 1. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Moira Fogerty.
NASA Satellites Capture Growing Oil Spill
NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites have captured images of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, which began April 20, 2010, with the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil rig. In time lapse, the video reveals a space-based view of the evolution of the oil spill through May 24. The oil slick appears greyish-beige in the image. There is narration. (01:01)
2008 K R Narayanan Oration Why Environmentalism Needs Equity
"Why Environmentalism Needs Equity: Learning from the environmentalism of the poor to build our common future". Ms Sunita Narain, Director of the Centre for Science & Environment; Director of the Society for Environmental Communications; and publisher of the fortnightly magazine 'Down to Earth', has been with the Centre from 1982 and has worked hard at analysing and studying the relationship between environment and development, and at creating public consciousness about the need for sus
UMMC Physician Profile: Seema Patil, M.D.
This two-minute video introduces viewers to Dr. Seema Patil, an assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Patil's special interests include general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease and women's health. Watch this video to learn more about her practice at UMMC. Related Links: UM Digestive Disease Center http://www.umm.edu/digestive/index.htm Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology http://www.umm.
Voluntary Carbon Offsets
Introduction to doctoral research project by student Adam Bumpus at the Environmental Change Institute.
Looking At Cause And Effect Workshop 14
Holly Concannon and her fifth-grade class discuss cause and effect in a
passage from Gary Paulsen’s book, Wood Song. The lesson models grouping students for independent reading, as well as guided reading.
16.886 Air Transportation Systems Architecting (MIT)
This course addresses the architecting of air transportation systems. The focus is on the conceptual phase of product definition, including technical, economic, market, environmental, regulatory, legal, manufacturing, and societal factors. It centers on a realistic system case study and includes a number of lectures from industry and government. Past examples include: the Very Large Transport Aircraft, a Supersonic Business Jet, and a Next Generation Cargo System. The course identifies the
Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 10
Professor Jules Pretty, Department of Environmental Studies, Essex University presents "Sustainability and the State of the World Food System". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
French Lesson - Dans la Salle de Bain (In the Bathroom), Part 1
Learn French by learning vocabulary words for items in the bathroom. As the native French speaker recites the words, the words and the appropriate images are highlighed by a red circle. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. This video features a picture within the picture, so the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see the smaller image.
This is the website for [re]design, a social enterprise which aims to promote sustainability within the design community. Regarding environmental issues such as climate change as challenges and opportunities, [re]design aims to encourage designers to review and remake products and services from an environmentally aware perspective. Aiming to engage diverse audiences, including the public, education and business, [re]design holds regular events and exhibitions, whilst seeking out and promoting
Nancy Wimmer: The Art of Rural Business
Recorded on 2/8/14. NANCY WIMMER is the director of the renewable energy research company microSOLAR, which specializes in microfinance and rural electrification in developing countries. She has been involved with the Grameen Bank since 1990 and with the renewable energy company, Grameen Shakti, since it was founded in 1996. Her work with microfinance, village banking and rural entrepreneurs has taken her to Bangladesh, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Honduras, Nepal and Peru. Nancy has studied at
Tour the CIA San Antonio Campus
Tour the CIA San Antonio, a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of San Antonio—a vibrant food mecca. Catch a glimpse of what students are learning and explore the indoor/outdoor Latin cuisine kitchens.
A influ?ncia do usu?rio sobre a apresenta??o visual da informa??o na web: o caso do layout adaptativ
Ahead of the digital environments expansion which follows the principles of the web 2.0, one can notice a growing opening for user's participation. The proposal of this research is to reflect on how this scenario of participation is strengthening a social structure capable of actively acting not only in the production of digital content, but also in the form of this content presentation. From a survey of cases and a theoretical review, this paper aims to analyze two different types of user?s inf