This unit focuses on your initial encounters with research. It invites you to think about how perceptions of mathematics have influenced you in your prior learning, your teaching and the attitudes of learners.
Common Values and Federalism in Europe
David Hannay, Peter Sutherland and Peter Luff participate in a discussion on Common Values and Federalism in Europe. Part of the Europaeum Conference recorded at St Anthony's College in September 2010.
Procesamiento avanzado de imágenes digitales
Procesamiento digital de imágenes, concediéndose gran importancia al procesamiento de carácter fotogramétrico y al propio de la visión computacional. Objetivos: - Conocer los principios de ajustes de redes en la captura de datos - Conocer los principios matemáticos para procesar datos procedentes de cámaras digitales - Cuantificar y valorar la propagación de errores - Conocer los principios y procesos de la visión computacional.
"Senate Extravaganzapolooza" at Dickinson College
March 29, 2011 - Dickinson College Student Senate's "Senate Extravaganzapolooza"
Workshop 2: Math. Analysis - Why do we do proofs?
The fourth class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G12MAN Mathematical Analysis module aims to motivate students to understand why we might want to do proofs, why proofs are important, and how they can help us. In particular, the student will learn the following: proofs can help you to really see WHY a result is true; problems that are easy to state can be hard to solve (Fermat's Last Theorem); sometimes statements which appear to be intuitively obvious may turn out to be false (Simpson's paradox); the ans
Pathway to Space
High school science just got a whole lot more interesting. Students from around Australia can now embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers. Pathways to Space, a federally funded project led by the University of New South Wales, will see students working with scientists in a Mars Yard at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum and linking up via video with researchers at UNSW and The University of Sydney. The simulated mission exhibit, a recipient of alm
Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
A retrospective look at space shuttle Endeavour.
Cell Phone Spectrophotometer
Instructions and software are provided to allow students to build an inexpensive spectrophotometer, using digital cameras or cell phone cameras as array detectors. Supplementary materials include instructions for high school teachers and laboratory instructions for both high school and college students. Software source code allows customization.
Animation of GC solvent focusing
This site has very good animations related to separations. It deals specifically with solvent focusing in gas chromatography. The animations are short (one to two minutes) and can easily be shown in class as part of a lecture. They are extremely helpful in illustrating key components and concepts of chromatographic systems. Users are encouraged to explore the site and the other brief animations as well. Separate links to other simulations by the same company (TRSL) are also listed on ASDL.
M.E. Muller Institute for Microscopy
This website is a nice primer for those who are interested in atomic-level surface imaging of biological samples with atomic force microscopy (AFM). The accompanying graphics are illustrative of what can be done and at what resolution. Note the material is a little dated (1996), but is still very useful. If one is interested in learning about biological imaging with other methods as well, it is recommended to open the home page site (http://www.mih.unibas.ch/Booklet/Booklet96/Intro/Intro.ht
Encyclopedia of Analytical Instrumentation
Site contains a comprehensive introduction to a large number of analytical instruments, their components and techniques. Example topics: basic concepts/methods, data acquisition and electronics, data handling, electrochemistry, imaging, material and surface analysis, sensors, spectroscopy, etc.
Building a Business: Negotiation Skills
Owen Darbishire, University Lecturer at the Said Business School, presents the seventh lecture of the 2010/11 Building a Business lecture series.
1 Evolution and natural and artificial selection In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
In this unit, we describe the theory of evolution by natural selection as proposed by Charles Darwin in his book, first published in 1859, On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or The Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. We will look at natural selection as Darwin did, taking inheritance for granted, but ignoring the mechanisms underlying it.
1 Developing information literacy skills This Key Skill Assessment Unit offers an opportunity for you to select and prepare work that demonstrates your key skills in the area of information literacy. This unit provides you with advice and information on how to go about presenting your key skills work as a portfolio. In presenting work that demonstrates your key skills you are taking the initiative to show that you can develop and improve a particular set of skills, and are able to use your skills more generally in your
This Key Skill Assessment Unit offers an opportunity for you to select and prepare work that demonstrates your key skills in the area of information literacy.
This unit provides you with advice and information on how to go about presenting your key skills work as a portfolio.
In presenting work that demonstrates your key skills you are taking the initiative to show that you can develop and improve a particular set of skills, and are able to use your skills more generally in your
Grand Rapids Choir of Men & Boys Holy Week 2011
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242 GG "Like" Versus "Such As"
Learn when to use "like" and when to use "such as." Find out why "like" should be used for comparisons and "such as' should be used for examples and how to use commas with "such as." The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
Wiggle Wiggle Wiggle
Children's video for the song "Wiggle, Wiggle, Wiggle" challenges kids coordination skills with wiggling nose and toes at the same time. (03:10)
What Is A Constellation?
This is a four minute video that does a good job of explaining why we have constellations and their purpose. Compares the constellations and learning about them to studying a map of the world. Teachers may want to stop the video at times so that the students can better understand the patterns.