Quality in Environmental Analysis
Although this website by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) does not contain analytical data or methods per se, it is one that contains a complete compendium of links to material on environmental topics under the pervue of USGS. As such, it can serve as a resource and background material for students, faculty or practitioners interested in learning about environmental issues. For example, there is a link to Hg in the environment that discusses the sources, chemical composition and consequence o
Introduction to Capillary Chromatography
This site discusses many of the details in how ro convert a traditional HPLC system into a capillary HPLC system. Included in the discussion is how to use splitting to get to the lower flow rates required and how to pack your own capillary LC columns. There is detailed information on how to go about plumbing these sorts of systems (use of fittings, etc.), which may be valuable to someone who doesn't have that experience. The site also includes links to purchasing the components necessary for per
Ion Exchange Chromatography
This website contains an ion chromatography simulator that can be run on-line or can be downloaded. The simulator focuses on separations of proteins using Ion Chromatography. Also included is hyperlinked reference information, an example of a homework assignment using the simulator, and some information on protein structures.(note this is an archived version of this site, as the original has been moved).
Nasdaq makes rival bid for NYSE
Nasdaq OMX officially offered a competing bid for NYSE Euronext at $11.3 billion in cash and stock, a 19 percent premium to Deutsche Boerse's offer.
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7.5.3 Monitor and critically reflect on your use of number skills As you use number skills in your work, refer back to the outcomes you hope to achieve and the goals you have set yourself. Ask yourself questions such as: am I on track to achieve my outcomes? what difficulties in using numerical or mathematical techniques have I experienced and what have I done about them? how have the choices and decisions I made impacted on the quality of my work? do I need to make
As you use number skills in your work, refer back to the outcomes you hope to achieve and the goals you have set yourself. Ask yourself questions such as:
am I on track to achieve my outcomes?
what difficulties in using numerical or mathematical techniques have I experienced and what have I done about them?
how have the choices and decisions I made impacted on the quality of my work?
do I need to make
This activity poses the question: What would happen if a meteor or comet impacted Earth? Students simulate an impact in a container of sand using various-sized rocks, all while measuring, recording and graphing their results and conclusions. Then students brainstorm ways to prevent an object like this from hitting the Earth.
LRMA: Barbara Sorenson Topographies
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art opened January 22, 2002 on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College. The Museum's 20th century collection is made up of art from Abraham Rattner's estate donated by Allen and Isabelle Leepa and a large donation made by the Tampa Museum of Art in 1997. The Museum is filled with Rattner's retrospective works: lithographs, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and stained glass. It is sure to be the largest assemblage of Rattner's work in the world as efforts
This video deals with the various geographical landmarks that surround and make up China. One of the largest deserts in the world the, Gobi Desert, stretches across the nothern part of China. The Balankyla, Himalayan, and the Kunlun mountain ranges are one of the many mountainous terrains that settle in China. One famous mountain, Mt. Everest, is the most tallest mountain in the world that
stands at about 29,035 ft high. The Taklamakan Desert is so hot that even before the raindrops
Explore the wonderful world of animals Listen to the animal sound. See if you can identify the animal.
Cyberhate : Meldpunt Dit is het Cyberhate-meldpunt van het Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding. Je kan met een formulier het centrum op de hoogte brengen van haatdragende uitlatingen die je op het internet hebt …
Dit is het Cyberhate-meldpunt van het Centrum voor gelijkheid van kansen en voor racismebestrijding. Je kan met een formulier het centrum op de hoogte brengen van haatdragende uitlatingen die je op het internet hebt …
"Manifest Destiny" Educational Rap by MC LaLa
The rap starts like this: "Here's a little story I'd like to tell about the land that we love and know so well it started small, not much to boast, just thirteen colonies on the east coast..." (03:24)
Japan, Geography of a Disaster 3/11/2011
A30-foot-high tsunami brought catastrophe to cities and towns up and
down 1,300 miles of Japan's northern coastline. This two minute video gives images of the results of the disaster and how the geography of the area was impacted.
Postboxes in postcode IP17
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP17
Beyond Black History Month
Go beyond approaches that marginalize African American history by "shifting the lens" to look at events from new perspectives. Black History Month can be a wonderful celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and culture. All too often, however, those contributions are heralded in February but seldom mentioned throughout the rest of the year. Ideally, every month’s history curriculum should include those contributions, but how do you integrate Africa
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers, Winter 2009
Builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information professionals and clie
"Learning by Comparison: First World/Third World Cities, Fall 2008"
" The primary purpose of this seminar is to enable students to craft approaches to so-called "First World"/ "Third World" city comparisons that are theoretically sophisticated, methodologically rigorous, contextually grounded, and significantly beneficial. Since there exists very little literature and very few projects which compare "First World" and "Third World" cities in a sophisticated and genuinely useful manner, the seminar is structured around a series of readings, case studies, and discu
Supermarket Sweep Day 2
Students will participate in a supermarket game and follow a shopping list. Students will compare the quantity of items "purchased" and graph results. Students will also learn a song about shopping in a supermarket.