21W.732-5 Introduction to Technical Communication: Explorations in Scientific and Technical Writing
This course is designed to help you develop skills that will enable you to produce clear and effective scientific and technical documents. We will focus on basic principles of good writing-which scientific and technical writing shares with other forms of writing-and on types of documents common in scientific and technical fields and organizations. While the emphasis will be on writing, oral communication of scientific and technical information will form an important component of the course, as w
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
Environments and Experiments
Environments are effected by the organisms that live in them. An environment is everything that surrounds and influences an organism. An environmental factor is one part of an environment-it can be living or nonliving.
The Translators' Library is a digital collection of translations into Spanish and Catalan of a wide variety of texts. The aim is to offer teaching materials and research resources. Texts have been selected on the basis of their importance in the universal history of literature and thought, or because of the relevance of the translator. For research and teaching purposes it is interesting that the site has made available both historical and recent translations. Each text is accompanied by a bio-b
21F.506 Advanced Japanese II (MIT)
This course covers Lessons 27 through 30 of Japanese: The Spoken Language by Eleanor H. Jordan with Mari Noda. The goal of the course is to continue expanding grammar and vocabulary by further developing four skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The goal is to acquire the ability to use Japanese appropriately with increasing spontaneity emphasized, and to be prepared to become an independent learner to the point where you are capable of handling authentic Japanese by yourself, with
Differentiating with an MP3
14.72 Capitalism and Its Critics (MIT)
This course examines the implications of economic theories for social and political organization in the context of the historical evolution of industrial societies. Among the authors whose theories will be discussed are Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Joseph Schumpeter, and John Kenneth Galbraith. Emphasis will be placed on class discussion of specific texts. Students will be encouraged to ground their views in concrete textual and empirical material and to consider the implicat
How to Write an Introduction Paragraph for Your Essay
This is an essay introduction formula for academic writing using the three-part funnel approach: grab attention, bridge to thesis, present thesis. Presented by Michelle Bowman of the Effective Writing Center, University of Maryland University College.
What is a Cloud?
In this NASA video segment learn about the different types of clouds and cloud formation. Find out more about the relationship between clouds and weather on Earth. Run time 02:40.
20/20 Fidel Castro Interview - Barbara Walters [4 of 6]
Elian Gonzales - Walter's view on Cuban Society, Tourism, & prostitution Barbara Walters interviews Fidel Castro from Havana, Cuba -- 25 years after her first interview with the Cuban leader. Her original interview made a little history because people got their first real look at the man. Although Castro is known for very long speeches, he rarely does interviews. Fidel Castro, 76 at the time of this interview, has outlasted nine US presidents. His rule continues to inspire both fear and
United States Constitutional Principles
Visuals of US Constitutional Principles is the subject of this one minute video. It moves too rapidly to stand by itself and the terms are shown on the screen without narration. At best a quick overview for older students.
Conversations With Student Writers
The program demonstrates how teachers incorporate conferences with students into their writing instruction. Viewers will see how teachers structure conferences, choose a teaching focus for the conference, and keep records of their interactions. The emphasis is on practical strategies and on the fundamental benefit of responding personally to student writing.
Carbon Dioxide Uptake in Plants: A Computer-Aided Experimental System
This exercise introduces students to concepts of photosynthesis at the whole organism level and to computer utilization in biology. Changes in carbon dioxide concentration are measured in environmental chambers using gas analyzers connected to computers. Carbon dioxide changes are graphed in real time as the plants take up CO2. Over a short time, sunflower seedlings show dramatic changes in CO2 uptake when light intensity is altered or color filters are used. Comparison of the resulting graphs w
Historia de España - parte 6 de 12
Por favor lea la descripción agregada por www.artehistoria.com.
A mediados del siglo XV, los distintos reinos peninsulares viven momentos y situaciones muy diferentes.
Castilla y Aragón salen muy fortalecidos del proceso reconquistador, especialmente el primero. Portugal ve en el Atlántico un ámbito propicio para su expansión, más de carácter económicoque militar, mientras que Granada y Navarra apenas pueden luch
Nori Diesel - Modern Dance Improvisation 1
Nori Diesel Potts's modern dance improvisation at Ballet School of Chapel Hill. (1:21)
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.
Dancers Without Borders 3
Fall Dance Concert Dancers Without Borders Act Three 11/20/10
Administración de Servidores Web
Este curso trata sobre la administración de servidores web IIS 6 y Apache 2. El contenido de este curso no está pensado para ser una guía exhaustiva de todos y cada uno de los aspectos de la administración de servidores web IIS o Apache (eso requeriría un curso varias veces más grande que el presente), sino un compendio y recopilación de aquellos aspectos claves o más importantes sobre estos temas. El curso completo está enfocado para ser impartido completamente en unas 10-12 horas dada
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
4th Place: Tyler Brown and Alexis Irizarry, Brigham Young University
The Eller College of Management held the Ninth Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition from October 25-27, 2012 at the University of Arizona. The competition exposes students to a thought provoking business ethics case that they could face in their professional careers. Student teams will collaboratively analyze, present, and respond to questions posed by a panel of judges. Students will compete with teams from various business colleges from around the world. The experience promises to chal