God and the Multiverse
Revd Dr Rodney Holder : Talk
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
Heaven on Earth by Kathryn Cheng
This video put to the song "Heaven on Earth" could be used to teach poetry or to teach about pollution.
I dreamed of a world
Where everything was beautiful
The green forest lands
So peaceful and serene
Clear blue skies
Where rainbow birds fly free
The sparkling mountain river sings a song for me....
But dreams can't solve everything
Just take a look around
The Earth is our home
Historical Cases - Plessy v. Ferguson
This 7:46 video provides the background of this historical legal case and gives insights into what separate but equal resulted. A good overview with direct quotations.
Sea Level Slopes and Surface Currents
In this activity, students will learn how radar altimetry is used to measure sea surface height, and determine the direction and speed of ocean surface currents from TOPEX/Poseidon altimetry data. Procedures and materials are provided.
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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
Using Addition and Subtraction in the Real World
Exploring where addition and subtraction are used when working with money in the real world. An example includes: $15.00-$14.95. (04:51)
Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
The Inventor of the Digital Age Michael S. Hart (March 8, 1947 — September 6, 2011) got it. He understood. He saw what others missed. And he was nearly alone at the time. After he was permitted access to an Internet account at the University of Illinois as long ago as 1971, he had a mind-blowing revelation. He realized that this tool had the potential to
Michael S. Hart (March 8, 1947 — September 6, 2011) got it. He understood. He saw what others missed. And he was nearly alone at the time.
After he was permitted access to an Internet account at the University of Illinois as long ago as 1971, he had a mind-blowing revelation. He realized that this tool had the potential to
pg 62 - 67 Puer Romanus
Page 62 - 67 from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy. This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file. This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
Groupon investors impatient, Facebook gets a pass: analyst
Sept. 15 - It's a tale of two IPOs: Facebook and Groupon. One is proceeding with caution, the other pushing ahead. Wedbush Securities' Lou Kerner says Groupon is under pressure to go public now, while Facebook investors are willing to wait.
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self-belief in Elite Athletic Performance
In the past Prof Tim Noakes was convinced that physiology could explain performance. After 38 years of studying the human body, he now believes that the mind and the role of self belief are crucial factors in human athletic feats. In January 2008, Noakes presented this lecture, entitled "Beyond the VO2 Max: The Role of Self Belief in Elite Athletic Performance" at Croke Park Stadium, Dublin.
It’s Good to Be Gold
Watch Vanderbilt’s 2011 institutional message.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Annual Faculty Reading
The 2011-2012 Holloway Series begins the autumn season in poetry with a reading featuring UC Berkeley's own celebrated poets and teachers. John Shoptaw Lyn Hejinian Cecil Giscombe Robert Hass Geoffrey G. O'Brien John Campion and Holloway visiting poet, Judith Goldman. http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/
Patterns of life
Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the slides. Each set of files is organised into topics, which are set out in two ways. For linear learners they are set out in a suggested order. For non-linear learners they are organised via an interactive “mind map”, which is a diagram showing how the different sub-top
Should Guardian journalists reveal their sources?
The Metropolitan police are seeking a court order to make reporters for the UK newspaper, The Guardian, disclose their sources about the News Corp phone-hacking scandal. Reuters editor-at-large, Harold Evans speaks with Guardian's lawyer Geoffrey Robertson, QC about the latest developments.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation
A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.