Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
Careers in Computer Science
Faculty members at Columbia University discuss career opportunities in Computer Science. (04:37)
Learn Hindi Daily Show – How old are you? – dda – Internal Compulsion
“How old are you?” If you are old enough, you probably “Have to learn Hindi.” You might feel compelled to learn Hindi. These are just two of the things that...
"We No Longer Control Our Resources": Donna Koons Kingsley Describes the Struggle of Trinidad's Oilf
A slew of international financial crises in the early 1990's, including collapses in Mexico, Southeast Asia, and Russia, highlighted the important influence international lending organizations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank had over economic decisions in the developing world. Often in cooperation with local elites, these bodies have forced countries to respond to debt crises by privatizing public industries and utilities, in many cases selling these public resou
Tower of Babylon - Plastic Palace
Watch two of America's most commonly consumed plastic items—hangers and bottles—get repurposed, designed, and transformed into large-scale works of art by students at Georgia Tech's College of Architecture. The purpose? To help build awareness about sustainability and to creatively convey the astronomical volume of recyclable material we carelessly dispose of everyday. For more information, visit http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=66146 For more photos, visit http://www.flickr.c
This course includes a variety of modules concerning the Atlantic World and Atlantic economies. It allows students to study how the networks of the Atlantic intersected and overlapped with those […]
Catholic Missions and Spanish Colonialism
This course offers a series of modules through which AP history teachers can introduce histories of Spanish colonialism and Catholic missionary work in the Americas. Topics include colonial […]
Health and Medicine in the Western Hemisphere
This course provides a series of modules that discuss yellow fever, disease, the building of the Panama Canal, and health care in the U.S. South and throughout the hemisphere. History teachers […]
Revolution and War in the Hemisphere
This course offers AP history and English teachers teaching material for studying different wars throughout the Western Hemisphere. The collection is organized into three major sub-folders: […]
Slavery in the Americas
This course includes modules that AP history and literature teachers can use to introduce students to slavery within a broader hemispheric context. It includes discussions of slave sales, labor, […]
Travel Literature and History
This collection provides modules on different forms of travel. It includes lessons on transported labor and slavery, travel journals, travel fiction, migration, and U.S. imperialism in […]
Plastic Bag Bracelet
This is a great way to make a bracelet for either yourself or a friend. Materials Needed:Plastic Bag (with colorful design), Scissors, Pony Beads (these are used as decoration on braided hair). There is no sound, but the instructions appear on the screen. (00:56)
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Introduction: General Physical Examination
In the neurological assessment of the child don't neglect the general physical examination. Some of the parts of the general examination that are particularly important to note are the following: Somatic growth - measure height and weight and compare percentiles with head circumference; Search for dysmorphic features - carefully study the face especially the midface. There is the old adage that the face reflects the brain because anomalies of the midface are often associated with underlying brai
Using operations research to address aviation security problems
A news report featuring the research of Professor Sheldon H. Jacobson at the University of Illinois, on applying operations research methodologies to address aviation security problems.
EPTOMS Ozone: Northern Hemisphere (1-1-00 - 12-31-00)
This animation was created for an exhibit at the National Space Center in Leicester, England.
TOMS Ozone of the South Pole for the National Geographic Society
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 1, 1980.