Science in Focus: Shedding Light on Science: Workshop 7. Sun and Seasons
Light energy from the Sun is absorbed all over the Earth. In this workshop we will examine how the transformed energy heats the Earth unevenly, causing seasons.,The segment examines how the sun's path in the sky changes over the seasons, and how the tilt of the Earth's axis affects the number of daylight hours for people at different latitudes throughout the year.
Earth Exploration Toolbook Chapter: Analyzing the Antarctic Ozone Hole
Users download and analyze satellite images showing the amount of ozone in the stratosphere. They interpret the images to identify the ozone "hole" that develops over Antarctica each summer, and compare its size from year to year. Using freely available image analysis software, ImageJ, users quantify the area of the Antarctic ozone hole each October from 1996 to 2004. Finally, they bring their measurements into a spreadsheet program and create a graph to document changes in the size of the ozone
Harvard Peabody Museum Zooarchaeology Laboratory Reference Collection
The Zooarchaeology Laboratory of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, was established in 1981 in order to facilitate the analysis of faunal remains from archaeological sites (also called Archaeozoology). Presently covering more than 850 square feet (79 square meters) on the third floor of the museum, the laboratory provides working and storage space for students and researchers who carry out studies on animal bones and teeth from around the world. It is also a tea
John Higgins on William Blake
On Thursday 22 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great Texts Big Questions lecturer is John Higgins a highly respected Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Cape Town (UCT) who will discuss a lyric by William Blake "Never seek to tell thy love love that never told can be." Higgins will show how readings of a single poem can also serve to exemplify some of the main intellectual and analytic currents of the past forty years including
Discovering Information Systems An Exploratory Approach
Note: This book was written in 1999 and last updated in 2003. Since then technologies have changed so the non-conceptual and more technical parts of the book may be out of date. Why Yet Another Textbook (WYAT)? There are many excellent introductory information systems (IS) texts on the market. Why then produce our own text? Interestingly enough, when we sat down to critically review the first year Information Systems curriculum, the very last thing that we wanted was to get involved in writing
Introduction to Molecular Virology
Introductory Virology for 2nd and 3rd year courses The material consists of a series of linked pages exploring an introduction to the concept of viruses, and an exploration of their general properties. This site provides the basis of material for 7-lecture course in introductory microbiology (MCB2016F) and a 20-lecture course (MCB3024S, Defence and Disease) given to third-year students.
Classroom Management Project
This video addresses various ways to improve student-teacher relationships in the classroom is the subject. The video reviews some research about working with students and the importance of getting to know them. Some ideas are presented, but no actual demonstrations of how the ideas use in real time. A good video for a staff development meeting. (06:49)
Lesson 75 – Coffee Break Spanish
We’re continuing our soap opera featuring María-José and Andrew and in this week’s episode Andrew needs some help with an assignment for his Spanish class. We’ll also be looking at the imperative – the command form – in this lesson. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
The Raging Water
Part of the BBC series - World's Best Places to Feel Nature's Fury takes a close look at raging water and visits some of the world's most phenomenal water falls including Niagra Falls, Victoria Falls, Iguacu Falls, and Angel Falls. This video could also be used for a lesson on water erosion. (04:42)
IPL: Research at the Interface - Food science, Microbiology, Marine Science and Chemistry
Professor Phil Bremer, Department of Food Science, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on November 18, 2010. Held November 24, 2010.
The Industrial Revolution and the Assembly Line
This 2:30 minute long video provides insights into the beginning of the manufacturing revolution that changed the American way of life. The assembly line is stressed with its ability to make products faster and thus reduce the cost, but it also shows how workers were treated poorly. The Progressive Era is explained as a result of the abuses or poor people and workers. A good overview.
Determine the Structure - Part 2
The First D in the ADVANCE Formula stands for "Determine the Structure and Thesis Requirement" You must establish which essay Structure is appropriate for the assignment. This segment discusses the various types of essays that could be required by various faculties and teachers, and prepares you to follow models which will successfully carry your Thesis. (10:00)
China cracks down on Jasmine rally
Police detain demonstrators calling for a Jasmine Revolution in China, as Taiwanese students hold a sympathy protest.
Books of the month: Technology
Our books and arts editor discusses the impact of innovation on the world economy, business and government
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Basketball vs. UNC Wilmington - February 26, 2011
Senior Chaisson Allen scored 17 points and dished six assists in his final game at Matthews Arena to lead Northeastern to a 78-68 win over UNC Wilmington on Saturday afternoon in Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball action. The Huskies (11-19, 6-12 CAA) finish the regular season in 10th place in the CAA and will face Delaware in the opening round of the Virginia 529 College Savings Plan CAA Championship tournament on Friday at 6 p.m. in Richmond, Va.