Story of Stuff International
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, a
Healthy People 2010 disease prevalence in the Marshfield Clinic Personalized Medicine Research Proje
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Healthy People 2010 disease conditions in a large population-based cohort in central Wisconsin (WI, USA) and to consider how these conditions can be prioritized for research based on the use of healthcare services, the prevalence of various disease states and the resulting study power. Methods: Healthy People 2010 diagnoses were estimated for participants in the Personalized Medicine Research Project (PMRP), a large popula
Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D., chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D., director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes and corals,
Economic analysis of electric energy storage
This thesis presents a cost analysis of grid-connected electric energy storage. Various battery energy storage technologies are considered in the analysis. Life-cycle cost analysis is used. The results are presented in term of incremental cost of electricity stored and discharged, in US$/kWh,Thesis (M.S.)--Wichita State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering.,"May 2006.",Includes bibliographic references (leaves 47-49)
Challah plate and knife.
There are several inscriptions: Gefertigt aus Grossmutti's Silbergeld. Sie hat es im ersten Kriegsjahr gespart. ERinnerung an die Teure sich hierdurch erhält - Name, Geburts-und Todestag sind hier gepaart. 19 II. 1857 Minna Cohen, geb. Behr, 22. III. 1923. (Made out of grandma's silver coins. She saved them during the first years of World War I. The memory of the dear one will thus remain alive. Minna Cohen, née Behr, born February 19, 1857 - March 22, 1923. The Hebrew inscription reads: Ki sh
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Urban and Environmental Analysis
GIS, a computer-based tool for storing, mapping, and analyzing spatial information together with non-spatial data, is very helpful when studying urban and environmental topics. This course focuses on introducing students to the use of geographic information systems in the urban/suburban/metropolitan environment. Students will learn to use GIS and how to frame spatial questions for research and teaching as well as gain technical expertise.
Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
W. J. Hagood with his White Leghorns in Lawrence County, Alabama
Caption: "W. J. Hagood and his 300 White Leghorns. Lawrence Co. Hagood was first man in Lawrence Co. to raise chickens commercially." October 27, 1925.,JPEG from black-and-white photograph
Sustaining Communities - HD
OSU Cascades - Central Oregon's University http://www.osucascades.edu/
PESTEL analysis considers political, economic, sociological, technological, environmental and legal factors on business
A simple Articulate Engage presentation that shows how to correctly take an environmental sample and how to culture organisms contained within that sample.
Doing it with EEEEEs workshop proposal
1. Description of the content of this workshop (200 words) This will be used as an abstract for the Conference Programme What skills do employers want from graduates? How does the Institute for Enterprise contribute to enhancing these skills at Leeds Met? This participatory session will explore the range of graduate skills regarded as important by employers and will highlight the ways in which the Institute is supporting the embedding of these skills across the University. Together we will conte
E-moderation strategies in educational contexts
This PowerPoint lecture, narrated by Professor Gilly Salmon, consists of 29 slides outlining e-moderating strategies in educational contexts centred around the 5-stage model. It also touches upon the use of e-tivities (length 21:30).
aluMATTER: Surface Properties of Aluminium
A selection of interactive Flash movies from the award-winning aluMATTER website available to download, which deals with the optical response of aluminium surfaces, and explains how it is related to compositional and morphological surface features.
Extra-terrestrial Causes of Climate Change PowerPoint Presentation
Extra-terrestrial Causes of Climate Change - PowerPoint Presentation - Part One of Introduction to the Causes of Climate Change
History Taking (Phase Two: Gathering Information)
Communication Skills On-Line is part of Clinical Skills Online and was created to provide an example of a consultation demonstrating some of the objectives and skills included in the Calgary-Cambridge Guide (Silverman J, Kurtz S, Draper J. Skills for Communicating with Patients. 2005. Radcliffe Medical Press: Oxford). The video clips illustrate the different phases of a clinical interview. This consultation takes place in a hospital outpatient clinic. Exploring the patient's problems: This v
Recent Environmental Change PowerPoint Presentation
Recent Environmental Change PowerPoint Presentation
Meta-communication, non-verbal communication and social space
This PowerPoint presentation explores meta-communication, non-verbal communication and social space, with a consideration of intercultural interaction
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.