Whats It Like Where You Live? Desert
This site provides excellent background information on deserts. Large print and superb pictures make this site very appealing to younger students. Topics include: What is a Desert Like?, Types of Deserts, What causes Deserts?, Deserts of the World, Desert Plants, Desert Animals, and links to other desert sites.
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Science Fair
PBS provides students in grades 4-7 with oodles of science fair ideas and a science fair tip sheet in this section of the DragonflyTV web site. Overviews of investigations from the television show are offered to help students hone in on an interesting topic and create their own science fair project. Each overview relays a question that a child asked on television, the main steps in his or her experiment, and the results. The overviews also include ideas for further investigations that build on t
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Pi = 3.14159...
What is Pi? Who first used Pi? How do you find it? How many digits is it?
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Imagine Life without Friction
Students are introduced to the concept of inertia and its application to a world without the force of friction acting on moving objects. When an object is in motion, friction tends to be the force that acts on this object to slow it down and eventually come to a stop. By severely limiting friction through the use of the hover pucks, students learn that the energy of one moving puck is transferred directly to another puck at rest when they collide. Students learn the concept of the conservation o
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Building Towards the Future
This curricular unit introduces students to basic Civil Engineering concepts in an exciting and interactive manner. Bridges and skyscrapers, the two most visible products of Civil Engineers, will be discussed in depth. Students will have a chance to design and build balsa wood structures, as well as understand the design principles behind these structures that allow them to withstand vertical and lateral forces. There is also an emphasis on how materials absorb different types of forces. Since t
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Human Reproductive Biology, Fall 2002
Lectures and clinical case discussions designed to provide the student with a clear understanding of the physiology, endocrinology, and pathology of human reproduction. Emphasis is on the role of technology in reproductive science. Suggestions for future research contributions in the field are probed. Students become involved in the wider aspects of reproduction, such as prenatal diagnosis, in vitro fertilization, abortion, menopause, contraception and ethics relation to reproductive science. Le
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The glass ceiling: Why women struggle to achieve top levels in business
Dr Elisabeth Kelan, Research Fellow at the Lehman Brothers Centre for Women, talks about why women struggle to achieve top levels in business.

Developing Enterprise Leaders
Doug Ready, Visiting Professor of Organisational Behaviour, talks about the importance of developing enterprise leaders

How it's Made - Lithium Ion Batteries
Batteries are examples of stored energy, chemical potential energy to be exact.  But how are batteries made and what is inside? This is a segment from the Discovery Channel series "How it's Made" on lithium ion batteries.(05:36)
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1 Using vectors to model
This unit introduces the topic of vectors. The subject is developed without assuming you have come across it before, but the unit assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in algebra and trigonometry, and how to use Cartesian coordinates for specifying a point in a plane.
Author(s): The Open University

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Next Steps
This unit focuses on your initial encounters with research. It invites you to think about how perceptions of mathematics have influenced you in your prior learning, your teaching and the attitudes of learners.
Author(s): The Open University

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Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights for OER in UK Higher Education
Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights for OER in UK Higher Education
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Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #13 - Powerful Japanese Learning Technique - Learning Through Oppos
This Japanese video lesson will give you even more Japanese opposites, so stop your ’searching!’ You can ‘find’ all the Japanese resources you need for opposites right here in this lesson! You’ll get get access to one of the most powerful tools for learning Japanese! This Japanese video series is a brand new way to learn [...]
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Protests erupt across Syria
Protesters took to the streets in several Syrian cities on Friday - in a direct challenge to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. Jon Decker reports.
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Split Injection GC
This animation site deals specifically with split injection in gas chromatography. The animations are short (one to two minutes) and can easily be shown in class as part of a lecture. They are extremely helpful in illustrating key components and concepts of chromatographic systems. Users are encouraged to explore the site and the other brief animations as well. Separate links to other simulations by the same company (TRSL) are also listed on ASDL.
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Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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Funk/R&B Drums
Jim Payne—drummer, educator, producer, and collaborator with the best in jazz and funk—presents his new online course with Berkleemusic: Funk/R&B Drums. In this course, you can learn to play songs and improvise rhythms in the style of funk and R&B. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/gVwEwQ
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Just Like Brian Wilson Did: Using Allusion to Teach Imagery and Theme
Beginning ENG I students are introduced to the general concepts of imagery (including symbolism) and theme in short literature in a lesson that features two contemporary pop songs and their lyrics. Serves as a useful attention getting exercise for low-level ENG I students who must become familiar with general literary concepts and terms for the ENG I EOC.
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