NASA CONNECT Breaking Barriers: Solving Linear Equations
In NASA CONNECT Breaking Barriers, students learn about supersonic aircraft while investigating the nature of science. They look at how NASA researchers continue to modify their work as we build powerful machines that push hypersonic records to mach 10 and beyond. NASA scientists and engineers use algebraic equations to help them build models that will fly faster, longer and higher. Grades 6-8.
Middle School Portal: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2)
This symmetry exploration challenges the student to find lowercase alphabet letters that appear the same when inverted. Part of the Figure This! collection of 80 math challenges, this exploration contains links to a solution hint, the solution, and other similar investigations. Students are challenged to find sports team names, words, sentences, and digital clock numbers that read the same in reverse. The exploration also has activities for investigating rotational symmetry. The Did You Know fea
Portrait of Arnold Schoenberg. (1874-1951).
Left profile view of the composer in a somber mood.,Dated and initialed on the print lower right and signed in pencil lower left.,Left profile view of the composer in a somber mood.,Dated and initialed on the print lower right and signed in pencil lower left.,The artist was an Austrian caricarturist
Terezin: Work Brigade 1943.
Perspective view of a group of marching men wearing stars of David. Some of them a carrying picks, They are highly individualized.,signed and dated 11.9.43 lower left.,Perspective view of a group of marching men wearing stars of David. Some of them a carrying picks, They are highly individualized.,signed and dated 11.9.43 lower left.,Born in Czechoslovakia. In 1937, his works were designated as "degenerate art" and he was accused of cultural Bolshevism because of the caricatures he had published
Casting for Leadership Talent: The Voices of Six Successful Women in the Banking Industry
This primary purpose of this study was to examine the roles of women in the American banking industry who have achieved the title of Senior Vice President or above and to determine why these women, in particular have attained senior leadership positions. This study explores the facilitating and inhibiting factors for women in the banking industry, in both an individual and institutional context, to determine whether there are goals in place that focus on the retention and development of the most
Effect of Parent Involvement on Math and Reading Achievement of Young Children: Evidence from the Ea
Parental involvement and home cognitive stimulation have been advocated as strong indictors to the academic achievement of a child. A growing body of literature indicates that parental education, parenting pattern and socio-economic status of the family have an influence on the academic achievement of a child. The purpose of this study was to examine the parenting practices in families of different income and ethnicities, and their impact on the math and reading achievement of young children acr
Dark Ages, Summer 2008
Beginning with the decline of the Roman Empire, this course discusses German, Muslim, Viking and Magyar invasions, the development of Catholicism in Western Europe and of Eastern Orthodoxy in the Byzantine Empire, the Arabic contribution to mathematics, science, and philsophy and the institutions of feudalism and manorialism. The course concludes with the economic, demographic and urban revival which began around 1000 AD.
What's all the matter? Atoms and Molecules A block analogy is used to explain the difference between atoms and molecules.
A block analogy is used to explain the difference between atoms and molecules.
Steve Wozniak on The Difference Network at Marquette University
Steve Wozniak spoke via Skype to the Marquette community about the similarities between the Internet and the human brain and his predictions for the future of the iPhone and voice recognition technology.
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Farewell to Social Democracy?
Co-presented with the Sydney Democracy Initiative (SDI) and the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS). Social democracy is in trouble. Wolfgang Merkel draws on his extensive research and practical involvement with social democratic parties in... (Running Time 100:10)
Claire Gmachl, Jim Smith: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment PDF - February 18,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted from factories or exhaled in human breath. The speakers will talk about the work of the center and discuss an atmospheric field campaign in Beijing this summer. The summer field c
Senate rejects Obama's tax plan
The Senate on Saturday rejected President Obama's proposal to extend the Bush-era tax breaks for all but the wealthiest Americans. Jon Decker reports.
Learning the Hindi Letters – Lesson 2 – इ and ई
This is the second in a series of basic episodes to teach Hindi basics from the beginning. If you are already studying Hindi, it can provide a good review. If [...]
La scuola del curricolo(sesta lezione)
Dai programmi al Curricolo nella storia didattica della scuola italiana. Curriculum Research and Development : un’area obbligata di formazione iniziale degli insegnanti. Curricolo o programma ? Gli antecedenti. La scuola del curricolo. Alcune definizioni correnti di curricolo. Analisi dei modelli di curricolo.,The school of curriculum (sixth lesson). From programs to curriculum in the history of didactic in the Italian school. Curriculum research and development: a must on the education of new
2.2 The popularisation of ideas
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the approach to medicine was vastly different from today. Health is now recognised, at least in most European countries, as a universal right, but what was it like in the past? How did social and political boundaries affect access to treatment, and what were the treatments of the day? This unit examines how Scottish healthcare institutions were influenced by these underlying social, economic, political and cultural contexts.
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 - MIT’s 150th Anniversary—Honoring the Past and Envisionin
David Mindell PhD ’96, chair of the MIT150 Steering Committee, and Judy Cole, EVP and CEO of the Alumni Association, shared information on the plans for MIT’s sesquicentennial and how alumni can become involved.
Listen: The Revelation of Imagination: From the Bible and Homer through Virgil and Augustine to Dant
Listen to an interview with William Franke, professor of Comparative Literature, Italian and Religious Studies, speaking about his book, ”The Revelation of Imagination: From the Bible and Homer through Virgil and Augustine to Dante.” Interviewed by Chris Benda, Divinity School librarian.
Students Discuss Tutor Progress in Using Mobile Technology Students of a tutor engaged in mobile technology training through MoLeNET discuss his progress
Students of a tutor engaged in mobile technology training through MoLeNET discuss his progress
Welcome to SCC - Julie Julie Byrne (Executive Director, Sheffield City College) welcomes students to the new Sheffield City College building.
Julie Byrne (Executive Director, Sheffield City College) welcomes students to the new Sheffield City College building.