Engineering in Sports
Imagining themselves arriving at the Olympic gold medal soccer game in Beijing, students begin to think about how engineering is involved in sports. After a discussion of kinetic and potential energy, an associated hands-on activity gives students an opportunity to explore energy absorbing materials as they try to protect an egg from being crushed.
Texas Legislature Introduces Resolution Honoring MD Anderson's 70th Anniversary
It was a big day for MD Anderson at yesterday's legislative session in Austin. To mark the institution's 70th anniversary, two members of the Texas legislature presented a resolution recognizing MD Anderson for its remarkable achievements in cancer care that span seven decades. Texas Rep. Sarah Davis shares her thoughts on the resolution.
Authors@Google: Rainn Wilson in Mountain View
Rainn Wilson spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on January 6, 2011 about his book SoulPancake: Chew on Life's Big Questions. Rainn is in conversation with Jesse Nichols. About the book: Somewhere over the course of history, chewing on Life's Big Questions lost its cool factor. Fortunately for mankind, Rainn Wilson (best known for playing Dwight Schrute on NBC's The Office) and a bunch of his friends are on a mission to change that. Based on the wildly successful website http://www.soulpancake
Berry Pomeroy Castle J900111 BERRY POMEROY CASTLE, Devon. Reconstruction drawing by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing the castle as it might of looked in the early 17th century, showing the north range and loggia.
BERRY POMEROY CASTLE, Devon. Reconstruction drawing by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team) showing the castle as it might of looked in the early 17th century, showing the north range and loggia.
Frederika, Countess of Mansfield K070050 KENWOOD HOUSE, London. "Frederika, Countess of Mansfield" attributed to George SAUNDERS (1774-1846). After treatment.
KENWOOD HOUSE, London. "Frederika, Countess of Mansfield" attributed to George SAUNDERS (1774-1846). After treatment.
Portrait of John Hampden K070057 KENWOOD HOUSE, SUFFOLK COLLECTION, London. "Portrait of John Hampden", parliamentarian (1595-1643) in the style of William DOBSON (1611-46). After treatment.
KENWOOD HOUSE, SUFFOLK COLLECTION, London. "Portrait of John Hampden", parliamentarian (1595-1643) in the style of William DOBSON (1611-46). After treatment.
Harvard 2011 Commencement Morning Exercises
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 9:45 AM Welcome to the 360th Harvard Commencement. Although Harvard's first Commencement in 1642 is more than 369 years behind us, Commencement numbering has fallen out of step as exercises were omitted for reasons ranging from war to plague. The cumulative effect is that 2011, for example, marks only the 360th Harvard Commencement. Commencement at Harvard is comprised of three components: the ceremonial Morning Exercises, during which University degrees are conferred
DDT is a chemical that was used in Borneo as a way to kill off mosquitoes. Mosquitoes are capable of carrying a disease called malaria and they can infect humans when feeding on them. There were many consequences besides the clearing of many malarial mosquitoes that affected humans terribly. Humans can have positive and negative effects on the environment and these effects can be both immediate and far-reaching.
This history resource for classroom use looks at an Anglo Saxon Viking village, explaining how they lived with a diagram of the settlement. . It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,severe and profound learning disability.
Cerebellar Degeneration - Station and Gait Exam - Gait Sub-exam - Patient 17
This 62-year-old white male has had neurological problems dating back to 1990. His initial symptoms consisted of blurred vision and incoordination. When he turns his head to read road signs, his vision is distorted. Gait disturbances have progressed to the point that he is now extremely unsteady. He reels from side-to-side and hangs onto walls for balance. There has been progressive worsening in the dexterity of his hands. Writing, buttoning, holding equipment and manipulating small objects hav
Wij willen water
Op het einde van deze les kun je uit de interviews opmaken wat er aan de hand is en hoe de mensen zich daarbij voelen.
The flash animations present the characteristics of wind power as a source of clean energy and allows the viewer to examine how a modern wind turbine works by pausing and clicking on its components.
Implementation guidelines: ACE School Management and Leadership (PDF)
This manual provides an overview of the design and expected delivery of the new programme. The key focus of the ACE (School Management and Leadership) programme is to facilitate real transformation in schools that is grounded in recognition of the challenges of particular contexts and the values underpinning the South African Constitution. Principals and would-be principals must understand that it is not acceptable simply to pay lip service to the ideas presented in the programme, to develop pol
Stakeholder Perspective: Epidemiology
Presenter: Brian C. Sauer
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
The objective of this course is to teach you to apply the skills you have learned in the functional areas toward the goal of starting a business, i.e., becoming an entrepreneur. Working in teams, you will learn to identify, conceptualize, plan, finance, launch, manage and harvest new ventures. Finally, intrapreneurship, the application of entrepreneurial methods of management to established organizations, will also be discussed. Class discussion, readings, case studies, guest speakers, interview
the crucible, staged reading spring 2011
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An Introduction to Inclined Planes
Students are introduced to the concept of simple tools and how they can make difficult or impossible tasks easier. They begin by investigating the properties of inclined planes and how implementing them can reduce the force necessary to lift objects off the ground.
The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other energy source, except nuclear fusion, and therein lies its greatest attraction. The unit considers the advantages and limitations of generating this power and the environmental and security issues that the process raises.
Taking the Boat to Manaus
In this activity, the students will apply the concepts they learned regarding mass, volume and density in the previous activities to design a boat.