The Future of Religious Trends
In this last part of the interview to Dr. Brekus she refers to the possible religious trends in the future. Although she does not refer to a "future prediction" she talks about some possible changes.
The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information. A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
Testimonials: MIT150 Economics and Finance Symposium
An alumnus and a current grad student reflect on why they attended Economics and Finance: From Theory to Practice to Policy. To register for upcoming MIT150 symposia, visit http://mit150.mit.edu/symposia
Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
LQP Asks: Flowers or chocolate?
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Democratization of Credit revised 7/17/12
Possibilities of Real-Life Problems
Students come up with a surprising array of strategies and
representations to build their understanding of a real-life calculus
problem — before they have ever taken calculus.
Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician. (02:19)
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
The larval stage is the second step in a caterpillar becoming a butterfly. This caterpillar has tentacles to feel around with when it moves. It has true legs and prolegs. The prolegs work like little suction cups and help the caterpillar hold onto things. It has spiracles so it can breathe in and out.
Vocab Digital Story
Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the Solar System, orbiting the Sun once every 87.969 days. The orbit of Mercury has the highest eccentricity of all the Solar System planets, and it has the smallest axial tilt.
In this video segment from ZOOMSci, learn how to create a "germinator," a contraption that lets you conduct your own germination experiments. All you need is a plastic bag, a paper towel, water, and some seeds. In a few days, you'll see your seeds begin to sprout. Experiment by putting your germinator in sunny or shady places. Where do seeds grow faster? The video demonstrates the process for the experiment but does not show the results. From PBS Zoom. Run time 02:19.
Why YOU Should be Attending Summer Orientation - Presented by Dr. Nick Bontis
You may be a superstar in high school but how do you set yourself apart from the rest of the superstars attending McMaster University in this academic year? Dr. Nick Bontis explains the benefits of attending Summer Orientation to guarantee your success in the following academic year. To register, sign in with your MacID on OSCARPlus (https://www.oscarplusmcmaster.ca/home.htm). Click on 'Events' then 'Summer Orientation 2012'. Find further details here: http://studentsuccess.mcmaster.ca/orien
La trobe journal
The 'La Trobe Journal' is a scholarly journal published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation, in Australia, since 1968. It contains articles written by scholars who use the resources and collections of the State Library. Over 80 issues are freely available online in full-text form, dating from 1968 until 2006. Some issues are themed. Example article titles from the most recent issues include: 'Australian Children's Literature: an Overview'; 'The ABC of Horn-Books'; 'Helmut Newton's Austr
Langford's Cubes Answer
Mathematical patterns with building blocks.