Living within Planetary Boundaries
Mark Lynas is an award-winning writer and visiting research associate at Oxford University's Environmental Change Institute who served as an advisor on climate change to the former president of the Maldives. He has authored three books-two on climate change and one focusing on how humans can protect and nurture the biosphere. His lecture, "Living Within Planetary Boundaries: How Should the 'God Species' Respond to Global Environmental Change?" was presented on Mar 2, 2012, as part of the School
The Specials - Horace Panter in Conversation
Horace Panter is a true icon of British music. In the 1970s Horace formed "The Specials" who went on to become one of the biggest bands of the 1980s. This year they are reforming to play a number of big shows, including headlining slots at Glastonbury and V Festival. In 1972 Horace started studying fine art at Coventry’s Lanchester Polytechnic, now known as Coventry University. In his second year there he met Jerry Dammers and soon they formed The Specials. They started playing in Coventry b
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 4/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Intro to Chemistry: 4.1 Converting Word Equations into Formulaic Equations (1/2)
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 4.1: Converting Word Equations into Formulaic Equations. Diatomic elements are defined and a memory technique for remembering them is given ( BrINClHoF).
Food Safety - From Farm to Fork
Poor sound quality, but content is important.This unit provides fifth through seventh graders a better understanding of food safety through real-life examples and enjoyable activities. The teacher needs to order the free unit of study first.
Amateur video with slides and narration. There is a great deal of information and interpretation. Reasons for the feeling of Manifest Destiny as well as some of the results of the feeling are a big part of this video.
The White House
All about the White House where the most critical decisions of our history are made. This video give information about the history behind the White House. (04:10)
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
The source grounds of the Afon Irfon
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Fabrication of a KNO3 capacitor
The construction of a KNO3 capacitor, and the hysteresis loop it displays. The circuit used is the standard Sawyer-Tower circuit. From TLP: Ferroelectric materials, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/ferroelectrics/fabrication.php
Base Stealing 101
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10. The Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International) is a part-time programme of professional enrichment for teachers working in countries other than the U.K. Suitable for: Postgraduates School of Education Nottingham's School of Education is one of the largest and most respected education departments in any British university. Its academics include major national and inter
Pale Blue Saxone Stiletto Shoes
Pale blue stiletto shoes; pointed toes with topstitche3d design to outer edges. Label (insole): Saxone Young Colony Leather uppers Man-made soles Steel tips to heels.. Maker: Saxone - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Twist-escaped loops in the liquid crystalline polymer MBBA
Once a weak shear flow is applied on the nematic liquid, there is a sudden and strong increase in the defect density. At a certain shear rate, the equilibrium density is reached after a while through the creation and annihilation of defects. This in-situ observation enables the study of a wide range of dynamic disclination behaviours during shear, such as disclination-joining, loop-contracting, loop-stretching and loop-breaking. The loops in this image result from type 1 disclinations 'escaping'
Long sleeved raspberry boucle jacket with a collar. It has two medium sized buttons and fastens by an elastic loop on to 1 of the buttons. There are two pockets at the front. - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Philip Cowley, Reader in the University’s School of Politics and International Relations, was recently nominated for the Times Higher young researcher of the year award. In this podcast, Philip discusses his research into back bench rebellions within the British parliament. Philip describes his research as practical politics, linking academic research to the real world of political debate. Since the British Labour party’s re-election with a reduced majority of 66 MPs in May 2005, some back b
Tin decorated with Cries of London
Cylindrical tin, wood grain effect, decorated with two 18th Century images of 'Cries of London', clear plastic lid with central ridged knob for movement. Hole at side of lid (possibly for a spoon). No visible - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Understanding contemporary society
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students will be equipped with the skills necessary for more advanced study of contemporary society. Two routes to reading this module's contents are offered. Those who prefer to read on screen can navig
The Future of Sport in Small Nations Symposium: Sport, Culture and the Ministry for Culture and Heri
The International Symposium on the Future of Sport in Small Nations was held on the 21st November 2012.In this talk hugh Lawrence - senior advisor for Sport and recreation in he Ministry for Culture and Heritage - talks about the intersection between sport and culture, particularly Māori culture.
2.14 Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems (MIT)
This course develops the fundamentals of feedback control using linear transfer function system models. It covers analysis in time and frequency domains; design in the s-plane (root locus) and in the frequency domain (loop shaping); describing functions for stability of certain non-linear systems; extension to state variable systems and multivariable control with observers; discrete and digital hybrid systems and the use of z-plane design. Assignments include extended design case studies and cap