Introduction to Energy and Earth Sciences Economics
This course introduces the economic method of analysis to the environmental and resource questions facing society. It introduces a "paradigm," and ways asking: a) What advantages can be gained by using market forces? b) What are the drawbacks of the market ("market failures") that may lead to a rationale for government intervention? c) What are the drawbacks of using government intervention ("government failure")? d) How do you apply these three concepts to real-world situations?
CAM Plants - Khan Academy
CAM plants are usually desert plants because of them having their stomata closed during the daytime due to water shortage. At night, CAM plants have their stomata open and fix carbon dioxide into mallate, where the CAM plant can use the mallate as carbon dioxide to perform photosynthesis. (08:37)
April Rain Song with Music & Narration
This is an AIS Imagery/Poetry student project. The poem "April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes is written on the screen while soothing music, the sound of the rain, and narration can be heard. Text is written on the screen but not in a font that would be likely recognized my smaller children. (04:45)
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PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 1of5 The Babys Brain (3/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
University of Pennsylvania Convocation 2011
On the evening before the first day of classes, the newest students got a chance to participate in their first University tradition — Convocation, the ceremonial welcome into the Penn academic community. Nearly 2,500 freshman and 129 transfer students attended the ceremony, the first time the Class of 2015 marched as a group. Convocation is considered one bookend of their life at Penn. The class will march together for Hey Day in their junior year, and they will walk together the final time
VUCast Extra: Want to Feel Good Today….
What does it take to build a culture of success at Vanderbilt in athletics? It starts with a journey filled with passion down the right road to success. It’s VUCast Extra time.
DifferenceMakers: Amit Varma
Varma and his team designed a system made up of heating panels to simulate the effects of fire on steel structures. The panels have electrical coils, like giant toaster ovens, and are placed close to the surface of the specimens. As the system simulates the effects of fire, test structures are subjected to forces with hydraulic equipment to mimic the loads experienced in buildings. http://www.purdue.edu/differencemakers/varma.html
Mandarin stage 1 semester A
This module is aimed at complete beginners in Mandarin Chinese in semester A and exposes the student to listening and reading material, as well as practice in grammar. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Estructuras de la Edificación I
La asignatura tiene por objetivo general que el alumno adquiera los conocimientos fundamentales de la mecánica de sólidos deformables y de los comportamientos elástico, plástico y resistente de los materiales más habitualmente utilizados en edificación. La asignatura Estructuras de edificación I aporta al alumno los conceptos y herramientas básicos de la Elasticidad y de la Resistencia de materiales, que éste utilizará en diversas asignaturas del módulo técnico, así como en el
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 3 Month Old: Normal: Cranial Nerves
The vestibulo-ocular reflex evokes a full range of conjugate eye movements. The baby should also be able to visually track 180 degrees in the horizontal plane. Facial expression is full and symmetric. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.