Ozone Measurements from 2000 through 2003 (WMS)
This visualization shows the total ozone concentrations for the Earth from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2003, as measured by the Toms instrument on the Earth Probe satellite. Low ozone (less than 200 Dobson units) is depicted as regions of dark blue, with high ozone (greater that 330 Dobson units) depicted as yellow and red. The most visible and dynamic feature of the ozone distribution is the ozone hole that forms over Antarctica during September of each year. The amount of ozone in the
Global Tobacco Control
Provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policy makers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regu
Understanding Online Interaction
This course is designed to provide an introductory level of understanding of the manner in which individuals interact with one another via the network. Possession of this understanding is absolutely critical to your ability to design effective learning environments on the network. This course takes an immersion approach to helping you develop your understanding by requiring you to make extensive, reflective use of several representative interactive media. You will also read several representativ
Robust System Design, Summer 1998
This course has been conceived and designed for SDM's "product development" track to be developed in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development. It will require a substantial, team-based design project. The goal will be to define industrially relevant design projects in the SDM sponsor companies and at MIT. Teams will document their efforts in a written report and make a formal presentation of their results.
Opening the meeting
After this chapter you will be able to give the opening speech for a meeting.
Elephant Rumbles in Translation
Peter Wrege, director of the Elephant Listening Project at Cornell University, takes us to an elephant hot spot in the Central African Republic. Listen to the calls of African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) and find out what researchers think the vocalizations may mean. (2:28)
Plane flight is overbooked
At the end of this chapter you will be able to understand the answer phone message from the travel agent.
UW 360 September 2011:Integrated Design Lab
Pay a visit to the UW's Integrated Design Lab, a service connecting academic research with commercial building design to promote energy efficiency.
UW 360 September 2011:One Bus Away
The popular mobile phone app One Bus Away was developed right here at the UW. Hear from developers, Brian Ferris and Kari Watkins, about its collaborative beginings, and where they're headed after graduation.
UW 360 January 2011: WWAMI
Forty years ago, the UW School of Medicine started a unique medical education program called WWAMI. Students in Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho earn medical degrees from the UW through a mixture of classes in Seattle and in their home states. A strong component of the program encourages internships in rural or underserved areas, which encourages students to practice in those areas once they become doctors. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that def
UW 360 January 2012: UW Surplus Store
Bargain hunting during a visit to the surplus store, where the UW recycles and repurposes thousands of items, from furniture to electronics to shoes. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. With an abundance of UW stories to tell, each episode will give viewers a chance to disco
UW 360 January 2012: BAIT
Albert Folch is a bioengineering professor who makes beautiful graphic art from microscopic images. His work has been exhibited around the UW in various locations. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. With an abundance of UW stories to tell, each episode will give viewers a
UW 360 January 2012: Moment of Discovery
A look back to the University of Washington in the early 1960s and a premajor program designed to help students choose a course of study. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. With an abundance of UW stories to tell, each episode will give viewers a chance to discover a new fa
Health Care Leadership, from an employer's perspective
Porter Health System CEO Jonathan Nalli discusses the benefits of a Health Care Leadership degree in today's evolving healthcare industry. More at valpo.edu/nursing.
Health Care Leadership, from a student perspective
Valparaiso University junior Megan Rivera discusses her experiences in a Health Care Leadership class at Valpo. More at valpo.edu/nursing.
Health Care Leadership, from an educational perspective
Valparaiso University associate professor and coordinator of the Health Care Leadership program discusses the new degree offered at Valpo, and the numerous career paths that it can support. More at valpo.edu/nursing.
MSU's Gretchen Birbeck led a team that is publishing the first-ever guidelines for using antiepileptic drugs and HIV drugs together. In sub-Sahara Africa, up to 55 percent of people with HIV have seizures and need anti-epileptic medication. These guidelines are crucial because not only do they help the individual patient, but they also will prevent the HIV virus from developing resistance and becoming more virulent.
Early Childhood education
Darwin's Frog Carrying Tadpole in its Mouth
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Darwin's Frog carrying a tadpole in its mouth. Discovered by Charles Darwin in the thick, gloomy forests of southern-central Chile, Darwin’s frog (Rhinoderma darwinii) possesses a distinctive appearance and an unusual biology. The head of this species has a triangular appearance due to the presence of a pronounced, fleshy proboscis that projects from the tip of the snout. This is a great resource to help build background knowledg