Thomas Alva Edison
This is a 30 minute biography of the life of Thomas Alva Edison, (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) an American inventor, scientist and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" (now Edison, New Jersey) by a newspaper reporter, he was one of the firstinventors to apply the principles of mass production and
11.007 Resolving Public Disputes (MIT)
This course is an introduction to real-world dynamics of public policy controversies. Topics to be considered include national, state, and local policy disputes, such as smoking, hazardous waste, abortion, gun control, and education. Using a case study approach, students study whether and how those disputes get resolved. Students conduct debates and simulations in addition to writing a series of short essays.
Adaptive Equilibration of Mycobacterium tuberculosis within the Host Macrophage
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Discovery Channel-Planet Earth-Pole to Pole-African Animals Return to the Wet Season at Kalahari
This video beautifully illustrates how African animals including hippos, giraffes, baboons, and zebras return to Kalahari as the wet season begins. (Running Time is 3:01.) (There may a short commercial before the video commences.)
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background
How to Use Oil Pastels for a Background. Part of the series: Oil Pastel Techniques. The background of a drawing or painting can be filled in using oil pastels, and the colors can be blended easily into shadow areas. Make an oil pastel background look like a painting with creative...
How to Add Fractions With Negative Numbers
Adding fractions with negative numbers is the same as adding whole numbers with negatives. Find a common denominator when adding fractions with negative numbers with help from a math author.
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue
CI Days 2010 at Purdue Using CI at Purdue December 8, 2010 featuring Gabriela Weaver, Chemistry; David Salt, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Matt Potrawski, Purdue Center for Prediction of Reliability, Integrity and Survivability of Microsystems.
5 new lines for Beijing's subway
Five new subway lines open in Beijing, with more planned as the capital struggles to balance transportation gridlock and residents' desire for cars.
Russian tycoon imprisoned until 2017
A Russian judge sentenced former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six additional years in prison after convicting him of multi-billion dollar theft and money laundering. Jon Decker reports.
Cynthia Breazeal makes social robots, machines with the capacity to interact with people on psychological terms. She says they “open up a new world of questions.” But these increasingly sophisticated devices make Sherry Turkle uneasy, since they challenge the idea of human relationships and the very “purp
Manipulating Pages in Acrobat
This video shows you how to rearrange and manipulate pages in Acrobat X Std. or Pro. using the new Pages Panel.
Recognizing Text in Scanned PDF Documents
This video details how to use the new Recognize Text panel in Acrobat X Std. or Pro. to OCR and fix-up text in your PDF file.
Charles Street Car Park N090665 CHARLES STREET CAR PARK, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Detail view of 'The Cheese Grater'.
CHARLES STREET CAR PARK, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Detail view of 'The Cheese Grater'.
urdu colour by number activity
urdu colour by number activity.
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This RLO has a summary of a key article by Lyng on 'edgework', explaining the pleasures and processes involved in 'extreme' sports, and a clip from a commercial video illustrating some breathtaking snowboarding exploits.The Introduction has some suggested exercises for students. Further reading on the issue of pleasure can be found via the reading guides on this website on the Sociology of Leisure page (http://www.arasite.org/keyconc.html)
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is one of a series of learning objects concerning research methods. This object contains an introduction to the reasons why scientific models of making sense differ from rival approaches such as astrology, religion and common sense all of which offer ‘preconceived theories’ with which to understand our experience. References and Further Reading: Gratton, C. and Jones, I. (2004) Research Methods for Sports Studies London:Routledg
Introduction to Visual Data
Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This object includes an evaluation of the status and role of visual data in research methods relating to sport, leisure and outdoor adventure. The argument is developed that there is scope for greater sophistication in the analysis of visual data, including mediated data. The claim is made that student research practice may benefit from the teaching of research methods that includes an emphasis on the analysis of visual data, in particular
4.3 Decimals A decimal number is a different way of representing numbers smaller than one. You put them after a full stop (the decimal point), for instance 0.5. The first digit after the decimal point represents tenths. If you sliced a cake into 10 slices, each slice would be a tenth of the cake. So 0.5 is the same as saying 5 tenths, and can be written .
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A decimal number is a different way of representing numbers smaller than one. You put them after a full stop (the decimal point), for instance 0.5. The first digit after the decimal point represents tenths. If you sliced a cake into 10 slices, each slice would be a tenth of the cake. So 0.5 is the same as saying 5 tenths, and can be written .
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