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Meteors: Crash Course Astronomy #23
Today Phil helps keep you from ticking off an astronomer in your life by making sure you know the difference between a meteor, meteorite, and meteoroid. When the Earth plows through the stream emitted by a comet we get a meteor shower. Meteors burn up about 100 km above the Earth, but some survive to hit the ground. Most of these meteorites are rocky, some are metallic, and a few are a mix of the two. Very big meteorites can be a very big problem, but there are plans in the works to prevent us f
What Is Humidity?
Humidity is a measure of moisture in the air, specifically that of water vapor, which is water in its gaseous state. Find out how to measure absolute humidity and how to determine the ratio of dry air to water vapor with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:36)
History of the Rosetta Stone
The Rosetta Stone and other Egyptian artifacts impact the integrity of the Jewish scriptures. This shows why the Stone is important and how it was discovered. Some references to the Bible are made.
How to Address a Business Letter
This video shows students how to write a business letter by creating an example for them. The video moves slowly enough for most students to follow and there are other videos on this site that offer additional information about writing such letters. (01:42)
Managing a project provides considerable opportunities for self-development, but these can be lost if you become too immersed in delivering the project to remember that you will move on to other work once it concludes. For many managers, taking responsibility for a project is a time-bounded task with clear objectives and a fixed budget. A project usually involves managing staff, finance, operations and information across the boundaries of departments and functions, with complicated interactio
5.1 Subject areas
Does the idea of essay writing put you off the idea of studying? This unit will help you to realise that essays are not to be feared. You will learn how important it is to answer the question that is set and that your style of writing is as communicative as possible.
Valparaiso University's Polar Plunge 2011!
Valparaiso University's Police Department teamed up with the Special Olympics of Indiana to host this amazing event on a cold Saturday in January. Participants paid $50 to jump into a swimming pool outside of the ARC, with the proceeds going to help Special Olympics.
Why Study Abroad?
Interviews with Valparaiso University students about their experiences, along with photos and video from their trips. More information about Valpo's Study Abroad opportunities at valpo.edu/studyabroad.
Add Color to the Green, Study Horticulture
Text-only transcript: http://www.caes.uga.edu/global/media/texttranscript.cfm?vid=F9LETw94TD4
Study Horticulture: http://students.caes.uga.edu/undergraduate/majors/horticulture.cfm
Anna Yeager shares how her degree from the University of Georgia prepared her for her job as a horticulture graduate at Augusta National Golf Club. Graduates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at UGA have many job opportunities in the state of Georgia and throughout the U.S.
This learning resource introduces the concept of improvement within health and social care. It shows how improvement may be initiated and evaluated. It also explains how improvement is everyone's concern, with small changes having the potential for large impact.
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