Education in the United States
March 17, 7–9 pm
Stata Center, MIT Room 32-123
32 Vassar St, Cambridge
What is the fate of Americans left behind after creation of the minority professional middle class? The Civil Rights Movement encouraged major American universities, including MIT and Harvard, to recruit underrepresented minority students under terms that made their academic success probable. American educational institutions still pursue diversity in their faculty, staff, and student
SDM Information Evening Invitation - April 12, 2011
An open invitation to come and informally explore the MIT System Design and Management Program, a program designed to help mid-career professionals develop a systems thinking approach to solving complex challenges. Come meet faculty, students and alumni at the MIT Faculty Club in an informal setting to gain a better understanding of this great opportunity for advancing your career. Come with questions, leave with answers. For more program information and a link to register visit http://sdm.mit.
Doctoral Student Jennifer Morris tackles uncertainty in climate policy analysis
Researchers from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change describe their research and why it is important.
“The Real Reasons Behind the Home Field Advantage” – Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Thailand in Crisis vodcast series: Episode 05
Professor Peter Warr discusses how economics has impacted Thailand and on perceptions of the Thai government while Professor Andrew Leigh talks about development economics in the fifth Thailand in Crisis vodcast. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about financial lending to Thailand's agricultural sector. Thailand in Crisis is a series of six vod and podcasts from The Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. All the previous episode
The Future of Australia-Japan relations
Since 2007 Australia-Japan relations have been dominated by the difference of opinion between Australia and Japan over whaling and by China overtaking Japan as Australia's largest trading partner (although Japan is still Australia's most important economic partner). A countervailing development has been the gradual strengthening of bilateral defence and security ties in recent years. Ambassador Kojima will discuss the enduring significance of Japan-Australia relations to the peoples of Japan and
Funny Faces Color maken in Paint Met dit sjabloon kan je leuke stripgezichten maken door ogen en mond te verslepen. Met borstel, kwast en de opvulknop creëer je in één, twee, drie knappe koppen! Je vindt tevens een korte uitleg van hoe je aan de slag kunt en …
Met dit sjabloon kan je leuke stripgezichten maken door ogen en mond te verslepen. Met borstel, kwast en de opvulknop creëer je in één, twee, drie knappe koppen! Je vindt tevens een korte uitleg van hoe je aan de slag kunt en …
Engels in de basisschool ... why not? Een visie op taalintiatie Engels in de basisschool Samenvatting Engels in de basisschool … Is dat niet een beetje te veel van het goede? Dat zou je in eerste instantie misschien denken, maar zowel …
Een visie op taalintiatie Engels in de basisschool
Engels in de basisschool … Is dat niet een beetje te veel van het goede? Dat zou je in eerste instantie misschien denken, maar zowel …
ISS Update - March 21, 2011
The International Space Station video update for March 21, 2011.
Dr. Helena Chang Chui, Keck School of Medicine of USC (Feb. 2011)
Dr. Helena Chang Chui is internationally recognized for her research in Alzheimer's disease and vascular cognitive impairment. She is the principal investigator for the NIA-funded Alzheimer Disease Research Center as well as a multi-institutional program project on vascular dementia. Dr. Chui is the author of more than 120 publications and has served on the editorial board for "Stroke, Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders" and "Archives of Neurology." She holds the Raymond and Betty McCarr
Studeren met dyslexie : Documentaire De documentaire brengt het verhaal van jonge professionals met dyslexie die hun studies aan de universiteit volbrachten en boeiende carrières uitbouwden. Ze getuigen over de obstakels uit hun studententijd. Een team …
De documentaire brengt het verhaal van jonge professionals met dyslexie die hun studies aan de universiteit volbrachten en boeiende carrières uitbouwden. Ze getuigen over de obstakels uit hun studententijd.
Een team …
Endometriosis 2 Design Pitch 4/4
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Computer fights hacker attack
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/03/born-to-be-viral-computer-fights-hacker-attack.html
This learning resource introduces the concept of improvement within health and social care. It shows how improvement may be initiated and evaluated. It also explains how improvement is everyone's concern, with small changes having the potential for large impact.
Too Big or Too Small?
This lesson features three activities to promote number sense with large numbers, fractions, and decimal operations. In the first activity, students use proportional reasoning to determine whether $1 million in $1 bills would fit in a suitcase and how much it would weigh. In the second activity, students use circular regions to develop their sense of the relative sizes of fractions between 0 and 1. In the third activity, students play a game that develops their sense of the effect that operation
Nuclear Physics Group
This website features the Nuclear Physics Group at the University of Birmingham's research related to understanding nuclei properties by studying the behavior of their constituents. Visitors can learn about the investigations undertaken by the five subgroups: Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions, Exotic beams studies, Laser Spectroscopy of Unstable Isotopes, Positron Emission Tomography, and Nuclear Power Energy. Students and educators can discover how under high temperature and density a quark is
Philips: What if You Could Carry Your TV Around?
Philips Research demonstrated "the world's first matrix display that keeps functioning while being bent," and it has great expectations for the technology. Although it will probably not be commercially available for some time, it is intriguing to envision being able to unroll an e-book to read. A broad introduction to flexible displays is given on this Web site. Several potential technologies that could be used to manufacture the devices are discussed, including organic light-emitting diodes and
Air and Space Magazine: How Things Work: Series List
The Air and Space Magazine is a publication of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. This special series of the magazine provides insight into various aspects of aerospace principles and technology. Three articles in this section can be accessed, despite the listing of all seven. First is an overview of winglets on airplanes, describing their purpose and how they increase performance. The second article looks at "devices an aerobatic airplane uses to defy gravity." Lastly, ejection seat