Andy Green, CEO, Logica, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Video Gallery: Shark Dissection
This video gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, Dissection Gallery features 16 videos, each with a printable PDF transcript:Introduction to DissectionOverview of SpecimenDissectionDiscussion of Alimentary TractLiver DissectionEsophagus and Stomach DissectionIntestine DissectionNostrils of the Shark RayElectric Organ of the E
Greek Sculpture (BBC: How Art Made The World)
This ten minute video is about how Greek art was created as something more human than human. This is an excerpt from the BBC documentary "How Art Made The World" and contains a narrator and images of Greek sculptures. Be aware that this are real images of nude bodies.
What is Global Warming
This video is 2:06 minutes long and explains the concept of global warming, which is generally thought to be caused by human driven emissions of greenhouse gasses. Good date is presented and the video is easy to understand for most age groups. Here are additional lessons: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/global-warming.html
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
What is Energy?
With an introduction to the ideas of energy, students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources of energy. Hands-on activities help them identify types of energy in their surroundings and enhance their understanding of energy.
SPC Foundation: Gift of Education
The Gift of Education is a gift worth giving.
As you plan your giving, think of St. Petersburg College and the students who can benefit from your generosity.
There are many ways you can make a difference including:
* Designate your dollars for a particular scholarship fund or program
* Initiate your own scholarship compatible with your specific educational interests
* Create a lasting legacy through annual gifts or bequests.
The furore surrounding the so-called ‘mad cow’ diseases is an important and controversial episode of recent years. Although it peaked several years ago, the topic is still of great medical significance, influencing the way members of the public think about and experience science and scientists.
GPS on the Move
During a scavenger hunt and an art project, students learn how to use a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. Teachers can request assistance from the Institute of Navigation to find nearby members with experience in using GPS and in locating receivers to use.
UK on top of Olympic security threat: Robertson
July 21 - The UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics says London is as prepared as it can be to deliver a secure Games, but precautions against terrorism won't be at the expense of people's enjoyment.
Wall St. reform slow going
July 21 - One year after the signing of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation reform legislation, regulators and market watchers say there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome to avoid another financial meltdown. Bobbi Rebell reports.
MAS.863 How to Make (Almost) Anything (MIT)
This course provides a hands-on introduction to the resources for designing and fabricating smart systems, including CAD/CAM/CAE; NC machining, 3-D printing, injection molding, laser cutting; PCB layout and fabrication; sensors and actuators; analog instrumentation; embedded digital processing; wired and wireless communications. This course also puts emphasis on learning how to use the tools as well as understand how they work.
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