History of Boston Transportation
Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Dessau lecture3 part A
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See You @ College Conference Promo
See You @ College: Northeast Ohio Pathways to Success is an inclusive, long-term college access initiative designed to increase the number of first-generation, academically motivated students who are going to college well-prepared to obtain either a post-secondary certificate or degree.
The digital architecture of tomorrow
This paper presents an ongoing research project about the development of the materials and fabrication techniques for a fundamentally new class of architectural composite. This type of composite, which is a representative example of an even broader class of smart architectural material, has the potential to change the design and function of an architectural structure or living environment. As of today, this kind of composite does not exist. Once completed, this will be the first technology on i
Lecture 28 - part b - Chapter 5, printed slides 102-108, Proof of Open Mapping Theorem
Chapter 5, printed slides 102-108, Proof of Open Mapping Theorem. (*note a 'typo' in the proof of Lemma 5.8 where one A should be an E). Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an
Carlisle Barracks unveils McConnell Youth Center
Carlisle Barracks officially introduced a brand new Youth Center – a terrific Army investment in our youth and named in honor of a former member of our community – during a ceremony Sept. 12 here.
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
The Husky Union Building (HUB) opens its doors after a major two-year renovation. Produced by University Marketing.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius is convicted of culpable homicide, escaping the more serious charge of murder for the killing of his girlfriend, and is now facing a battle to avoid going to prison. Mana Rabiee reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters
Research Documentary on The Northern Lights: Aurora Borealis by NFB
A documentary on “Aurora Borealis” the so called The Northern Lights directed by Alan Booth reveals the historical and modern beliefs of Aurora at polar reasons especially where generations are eye witness of this Mystical and strange phenomenon.
Career skills in economics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 Careers skills is a compulsory module for all Year 2 Economics students. It is not available to students from outside the School. It is one of a number of modules that make up the Nottingham Advantage Award. The Nottingham Advantage Award is a new initiative focusing on student skills, employability and personal and academic development. Initially created for undergraduate studen
Mexico VIII: Aztecs 3 - Conquered by Spaniards
In just two years the Spanish Conquistadors, led by Hernan Cortez, were able to almost completely destroy the Aztecs, one of the most advanced indigenous empires of the Americas. Beware Spaniards bearing measles. Length 3:41
Global Wonders: African-American Jackie Robinson-"The First"
In this brief video, students will be introduced to the first African American baseball player to play in the Major Leagues, Jackie Robinson. and other African-American Heroes. Content is appropriate for elementary students. The real photographs will help to bring a real world, authentic experience to the classroom. (1:51)
The Art of Making a Layer Cake: Proper Construction of Bituminous Roads and Highways
The aim of this video is to introduce high school students to the engineering concept of road construction and to the reasons why problems might arise in road construction. Presentation of this concept is made more accessible to students by comparing road construction to the art of baking a layer cake. This simple comparison can serve to emphasize how important it is to follow proper procedures and to use proper materials for successful road construction.
Vanished, demolished and disappeared Belfast
A compilation of photographs of Belfast buildings etc which no longer exist.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year