Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer is trying to find out the students' ideas about how moutains and volcanoes form. The student demonstrates her thinking by pushing 2 sheets of paper together, showing her ideas about uplifting of mountains. She seems to have a basic notion of plates and what happens when plates collide although it is too simplistic for the benchmark.
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,Student interview on natural selection and evolution. A look at how students explain the development of different species.
6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability (MIT)
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example: The concept of statistical significance (to be touched upon at the end of this course) is considered by the Financial Times as one of "The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Science". A rece
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art at St. Petersburg College
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art commits to excellence in visual arts education, fosters aesthetic, critical and ethical thinking as a bridge to the future and nurtures interest in 20th century art history by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the art of Abraham Rattner, Esther Gentle, Allen Leepa and their contemporaries. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida
Patrick Hernly: MIRA at SPC (1)
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Adjunct Professor Patrick Hernly discusses St. Petersburg College's Music Industry and Recording Arts (MIRA) program. About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially
Hand Cyclist Erik Williams at the 150-Mile Finish Line
CSUN alumnus Erik Williams (CTVA, Class of 2009), hand cycled from Northridge to San Diego to attend (and create awareness of) the Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference. Video directed and shot by Joseph O'Connor edited by Krishna Narayanamurti produced by University Advancement © 2010 California State University, Northridge
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7. Demographic Transition in Europe; Mortality Decline
Global Problems of Population Growth (MCDB 150) European population grew only slowly during the period 1200-1700; factors include disease and wars. Human feces and rotting animal remains were not sequestered and often contaminated drinking water. Cities were so filthy that more people died in them than were born. About a third of children died in infancy, many from abandonment and lack of care during wet-nursing. Children that survived were subjected to harsh discipline to control their tendenc
21L.470 Eighteenth-Century Literature: Versions of the Self in 18th-C Britain (MIT)
When John Locke declared (in the 1690 Essay Concerning Human Understanding) that knowledge was derived solely from experience, he raised the possibility that human understanding and identity were not the products of God's will or of immutable laws of nature so much as of one's personal history and background. If on the one hand Locke's theory led some to pronounce that individuals could determine the course of their own lives, however, the idea that we are the products of our experience just as
2.082 Ship Structural Analysis & Design (13.122) (MIT)
This course is intended for first year graduate students and advanced undergraduates with an interest in design of ships or offshore structures. It requires a sufficient background in structural mechanics. Computer applications are utilized, with emphasis on the theory underlying the analysis. Hydrostatic loading, shear load and bending moment, and resulting primary hull primary stresses will be developed. Topics will include; ship structural design concepts, effect of superstructures and dissim
21H.418 From Print to Digital: Technologies of the Word, 1450-Present (MIT)
There has been much discussion in recent years, on this campus and elsewhere, about the death of the book. Digitization and various forms of electronic media, some critics say, are rendering the printed text as obsolete as the writing quill. In this subject, we will examine the claims for and against the demise of the book, but we will also supplement these arguments with an historical perspective they lack: we will examine texts, printing technologies, and reading communities from roughly 1450
Writing Creatively for Business
In this session we'll be looking at the sort of things business writers do and that you might be doing. At the end of this introductory session, you should have an idea of the range of purposes underlying written communications for business and not-for-profit organisations, and the wide variety of forms that such writing takes. You'll be trying your hand at a couple of short business writing assignments, and should gain a sense of how working in this area can be creatively challenging and fulfil
4.696 A Global History of Architecture Writing Seminar (MIT)
This course will study the question of Global Architecture from the point of view of producing a set of lectures on that subject. The course will be run in the form of a writing seminar, except that students will be asked to prepare for the final class an hour-long lecture for an undergraduate survey course. During the semester, students will study the debates about where to locate "the global" and do some comparative analysis of various textbooks. The topic of the final lecture will be worked o
9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)
Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate un
MoLeSYS Workshop from MoLeNET Conference 2010 Information about LSN's new mobile tool for the creation of learning activities for display on a range of hand-held devices. For further information please contact email@example.com.
Information about LSN's new mobile tool for the creation of learning activities for display on a range of hand-held devices. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Follow workplace hygiene procedures
This unit covers workplace hygiene procedures in the kitchen. Activity 1 describes hygiene practices in the kitchen and the laws which govern them. Students must complete a worksheet to show their understanding of these concepts. Activity 2 describes how food poisoning is caused by poor hygiene standards in the kitchen, and the procedures for monitoring and reporting on hygiene risks. Students must complete two worksheets to show their understanding of these concepts.
This unit covers the process for feeding fish stock. Activity 1 focuses on calculating, weighing and preparing the amount of feed required for different ponds. It looks at the difference between satiation feeding and % body weight feeding and demonstrates the importance of choosing the correct feed type for the species. It covers preparation of scales, weighing of feed preparation of hoppers and feed trays before putting the food into them. Activity 2 focuses on monitorin
Apply basic food handling and safety practices
This unit focuses on basic food handling techniques. Topics addressed include: the importance of identifying hazards and risks to seafood and aquatic products within a food-processing shed; hygiene standards, procedures and practices that need to be followed at food producing workplaces; the way fish products are handled and stored, in particular, how temperature and packaging effects the quality of the product; food safety during fish product processes with the focus on
Directional design: cafeteria chair
Design a chair that is well suited for use in a cafeteria and also has a low impact on the natural environment. Look closely at requirements in a design brief such as durability, stylishness and hygiene features. Ask school staff, students and consultants which design factors are important. Improve the chair's appeal and usefulness by choosing options for an element such as colour, materials and finish. Minimise environmental impact by
Pink and Orange Stripe Mini Dress
Sleeveless minni dress with fine pink and orange vertical stripes. Back zip and cream peter pan collar. 8 small orange buttons along the length of the front, thin tie belt in same fabric as dress, with four belt loops. Darts at bust.. Date: 1968 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.