Aerospace and aviation programs
A summary of Aerospace aviation programs at RMIT University, as well as information about facilities, research, flight training, and student profiles.
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Electricity From Manure
Methane digesters are being installed on several farms to address environmental and energy issues. We visit a western Ohio farmer who's converting his manure into electricity to be sold to a nearby power company.
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The Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle
In this video adapted from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, learn about the conservation efforts that are helping to bring a species of sea turtle back from the brink of extinction. Although human-caused environmental degradation has been rampant in recent centuries, the scientists and volunteers featured in this video show that conservation efforts can and do succeed. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:23.
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Peregrine Falcon
This video from Wild Nevada introduces the peregrine falcon, the so-called king of birds and bird of kings. Described by ornithologist Elise Schmitt as one of the fastest animals on Earth and a fierce hunter of other flying birds, the peregrine falcon has been designated an endangered species because of dwindling numbers related to environmental exposure to the pesticide DDT, which drastically reduces the survival rate of its young. The video also describes the peregrine's hunting habits and pre
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Sustainable consumption: What incentives?
While most of the topics at this year’s European Business Summit in Brussels focused on climate change, one roundtable discussion on sustainable consumption had a strong consumer and, therefore, business angle.


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Recycling : Environmental Effects of Plastic Bags
After being taken to a storage location, recycled glass is taken to a glass re-manufacturing facility, where it is crushed and sorted by color. Discover how recycled glass is melted and remade with help from a solid waste planning engineer and recycling program coordinator in this video on glass recycling.

Lynn Bestul is the solid waste planning engineer and recycling program coordinator for the New Hanover Department of Environmental Management in Wilmington, N.C.
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Thomas G. Andrews, KILLING FOR COAL: America's Deadliest Labor War
"'Killing for Coal' is a stunning achievement. Beautifully written and masterfully researched, it stands as the definitive history of the dramatic events at Ludlow and breaks new ground in our understanding of industrialization and the environment. If I were to pick one word to describe this book, I would say, 'powerful.'" -Kathryn Morse, author of "The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush" For more on the award-winning Killing for Coal, visit http://www.hup.harva
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Negotiating to win
From the most mundane transaction to strategic high-level boardroom dealings, knowing how to negotiate is integral to success and survival. Yet few have mastered the art of successful negotiation or ‘value negotiation’ as INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences, Horacio Falcao, calls it.
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CSR in the Gulf region
By now, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not only a familiar concept in many parts of the world, it has also become de rigeur in companies who appreciate the fact that CSR can make good business sense.


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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
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Making Recycled Paper
Recent Environmental Protection Agency studies have shown that 0.9 metric tons (one ton) of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 26,500 liters (7000 gallons) of water, 27 kilograms (60 pounds) of pollution, 2.5 cubic meters (3.3 cubic yards) of landfill space, and enough energy to power the average American home for six months. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, cast members demonstrate how something that might otherwise be discarded, such as newspaper, can be recycled to create a functional or
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Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
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How to Make Lollipops
A step by step instructional video about how to make lollipops for your class. Easy to follow and inexpensive. Warnings given for working for younger children as well.
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Internet Scout Project
The Water Environment Federation offers hands-on activities in pdf format covering a wide range of the important water-related environmental topics. Educators can find materials for students from kindergarten through high school dealing with the characteristics of floodplains and wetlands, water cycles, pollution, and so much more. Each activity clearly lays out a plan for the teachers including advanced preparation, background materials, a list of terms, the actual procedure, and a follow-up. T
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Digital Signal Processing Laboratory (ECE 420)
Development of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) systems using a DSP microprocessor; several structured laboratory exercises, such as sampling and digital filtering, followed by an extensive DSP project of the student's choice.
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Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain
The goal of this activity is to understand how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence, storytelling and the call to action) are used to develop an argument for or against a topic. Students develop an environmental case study for presentation and understand how a case study is used as an analysis tool.
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Bonkers or niche?
 In this podcast, Dr Paul Greatrix plays a game called 'bonkers or niche' in which he looks at so-called bonkers degree courses.

He examines issues surrounding courses like zombies in popular culture and underwater basket weaving in an attempt to understand how these courses are selected and vetted.

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SML 2010 - Agence Regionale de la Sante

Semaine Médicale de Lorraine
Intervenant : Jean-Yves GRALL : Médecin, Directeur Général de l’ARS (Agence Régionale de Santé Lorraine)
Résumé : l’ARS est la clé de voûte de l’organisation prévue par la loi HPST (Hôpital-Patients-Santé-Territoire), elle met en œuvre la politique régionale de santé en coordination avec ses partenaires. Après une présentation des différents services et de leurs missions, l’auteur décrit les principales attributions, ainsi
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L'expérience dans les sciences, modèles et simulations (audio)

Après avoir été sous-estimée par Descartes, constructeur d'une science déductive essentiellement théorique, l'expérience, à partir de Newton, a acquis une place prépondérante, sinon autonome, dans les sciences modernes et contemporaines, au point que la vérification expérimentale est devenue un moment essentiel du " rationalisme appliqué ". Dès la seconde moitié du XIXème siècle, cependant, et notamment à partir de Maxwell, la détermination d'objets scientifiques
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3.6 Ireland and 1641
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
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