1 Why is information security important?
Headline news scares about stolen or missing data are becoming a frequent occurrence as organisations rely more and more heavily on computers to store sensitive corporate and customer information. This unit discusses the importance of protecting information and gives an overview of information security management systems.
6.1.3 Ensuring safety
Ever wondered how a computer processes data into information? This unit will help you to understand the distinction between the two and examines how a computer-based society impacts on daily life. You will learn what computers can do with data to produce information and how computers can be used to work with data and search for it, control machines, and support commercial operations.
Making the Mississippi Over Again: The Development of River Control in Mississippi
This website is part of the Mississippi History Now web newspaper. The feature story discusses engineering of river control in the Mississippi. Topics discussed in the story include the need for river control, efforts to control the river, the 1927 flood and impacts on the environment. The story includes suggested readings and a lesson plan associated with the story.
Chicken Skeleton - Ball and Socket Joint (Wing)
The chicken has large feet because it spends so much of its time on the ground. The ball and socket joints and hinge joints allow the chicken to move its leg. It uses its sharp claws mainly for defense against predators.
In this Wide Angle video, learn about the transformation of the Indian workplace due to a new influx of young, mostly female workers into India's outsourcing industries.
A Study of Trees
Facts about trees, plus activities that encourage children to observe, study and learn the functions of deciduous and evergreen tree parts.
Writing - Using Similes and Metaphors
Children learn about similes and metaphors through analysis of examples found in a variety of children's literature.
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly: January 1997 through July 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific Ocean from January 1997 through July 1998 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Landsat 7 20 Year Urbanization of Shenzhen, China
The long operational history of the Landsat satellite allows a detailed study of urban growth around the world, as illustrated by this animation of urbanization around Shenzen, China.
Careers with Automobiles
Many of you have not put much thought into what careers are available in the the field of automotive technology. Many of you chose to "turn wrenches" because you like working on cars. But did you know the positions available to you are larger than you can imagine. Because of our lack of proximity to many of the auto manufacturers and their suppliers here in the intermountain area, this activity will help you broaden your horizons and outlook for employment.
Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities: Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables
This module contains the a graphing linear equations and inequalities from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Babbage: May 18th 2011
Why the persistence of Moore's Law puts software companies to the test, Facebook's most recent PR scandal and the Google Chromebook
Unrest on Israel's borders
Following Israel's violent response to "Nakba Day" protests on its borders, our correspondents discuss the state of the peace process
Learn Hindi Daily Show – when, thii, You are very kind., habitual present
When will you learn Hindi? When you learn Hindi you will be happy. See how we used the same word “when” in two different ways? In Hindi there are actually...
På onsdagen handlade Klartext om de strids-flygplan som svenska militärer flyger över det arabiska landet Libyen. Socialdemokraternahar nu ändrat sig och vill ha kvar svenska militärer där nere. Vi berättade också att allt fler personer från Sydeuropa kommer till Sverige för att ska jobb, men ofta slutart det med att de blir utan både jobb och bostad.
The Politics of Religious Dissent in Contemporary Saudi Arabia
Since the events of 9/11, Saudi Islamists have attracted considerable attention. However, given the opacity of the Saudi Kingdom, very little is known about them. Who are those activists who challenge in the name of Islam a regime whose claims to legitimacy are based on religion? Stephane Lacroix is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po. In 2008-2009, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University. His work focuses on Islam and politics in the contemporary Middle East,
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Use these activities to practice your fractions First, find equivalent fractions by clicking on this link.
Northern Europe - August 9th, 10th 1998
A flyby of northern Europe, from SeaWiFS imagery
ࡁn introduction to our solar system: the planets, our Sun and our Moon. Students begin by learning the history and engineering of space travel. They make simple rockets to acquire a basic understanding Newton's third law of motion. They explore energy transfer concepts and use renewable solar energy for cooking. They see how engineers design tools, equipment and spacecraft to go where it is too far and too dangerous for humans. They explore the Earth's water cycle, and gravity as applied to or