3.3.1 Try some yourself
Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected – or ridiculous – result when you press the ‘enter’ button, this unit is for you. Learn how to do a calculation correctly and get the right answer every time.
1.11 Addition and subtraction in practice – fluid balance
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry.
From paving your patio to measuring the ingredients for your latest recipe, squares, roots and powers really are part of everyday life. This unit reviews the basics of all three and also describes scientific notation, which is a convenient way of writing or displaying large numbers.
Faculty conversations: Dan McCole
Dan McCole, assistant professor of commercial recreation and tourism in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, works with businesses to help them attract tourists to Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9455
Jon Huntsman to run for president
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman will announce his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on June 21, formally kicking off his campaign for the White House, he said at a Thomson Reuters event.
~ Increase Your Vocabulary with J-Pop & J-Rock Program ~ In my previous post, I wrote a requirement for joining this program. Guess what! I am dropping that requirement and opening up the door for EVERYONE! ANYBODY who has a passion for learning Japanese is WELCOME I received quite a few emails from people saying [...]
The History of US-China Relations
Reuters Editor-at-Large, Sir Harold Evans, walks us through the history of U.S.- China relations starting in 1945.
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
Introduction to Auto CAD
This 3:42 long video explains how to use the software. The narrator has a strong accent and so this may be difficult for some to follow. However, if the student has the software loaded it would be easier to comprehend.
Types of Rocks: The Rock Cycle
This student made six minute reviews the main types of rocks and provides examples of each and the rock cycle and what causes it. A good overview.
Slumdog Millionaire - Reaction to the Film
This 1:49 video reviews what people who live in the area where this film was made feel about the movie. The importance of this would be in allowing students to see actual sites and see how the people live.
How To Choose the Right Career
This 1:33 long video does a quick review of how to identify what you like to do and lists the steps one should consider before considering a specific career. Good ideas and easy for most students to do at most every age level.
Balance: Using the Karate Kid Method
This 1:31 video shows how to learn to balance using the Karate Kid one leg in the air method. A good exercise for all ages.
Magnetic Pole Reversals
Bernard Brunhes' study of volvanic eruptions led to the discovery of the Earth's magnetic field reversal. This 2:34 long video explains how his work revealed that the Earth's magnetic poles had reversed itself. Some evidence that the same thing happened on Mars.
How Helicopters Work
This 1:20 video explains how helicopters use various degrees of balance and rotation to fly and what the pilot has to do to control one.
May 2011 Golbal Capitalism Update
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Orientation of Marine Invertebrates to Odor Sources
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in behavioral ecology and marine invertebrate biology, including student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
11.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
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