Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or other problems. Haselbach says, "WSU has been installing various sections of pervious concrete and porous asphalt on the Pullman campus to see how they might help with stormwater management on campus and prevent icing conditions in the winter. Researcher
ND Relay for Life - Fighting Irish Fighting Cancer
The University of Notre Dame community gears up for the ND Relay for Life on April 16-17, 2010 in the Notre Dame Stadium.
Space Station Live: Preps for Deep Space Exploration
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews Bill Gerstenmaier, NASA's Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operation Directorate about the work that the agency is doing to prepare for deep space exploration missions of the future. This interview aired during Space Station Live on June 5, 2014.
Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
This seven minute video does an excellent job of showing students the culture and events of the Shang Dynasty using a lecture format. There are many graphics to add depth to the understanding of this period of time in China.
Depositing files in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit files, such as documents, presentations, audio and video files into JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing web links. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.
Perestroika in America
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Mikhail Gorbachev talks April 28, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, during an event sponsored by Thunderbird School of Global Management, O'Connor House, Arizona State University, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Eight, Arizona PBS. http://www.thunderbird.edu
01.05.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei einem Fährunglück auf dem Fluss Brahmaputra im Nordosten Indiens sind mindestens 105 Menschen ums Leben gekommen. Rund hundert Menschen werden nach Behördenangaben noch vermisst, weitere 150 konnten an Land schwimmen oder wurden gerettet. Die mit rund 350 Passagieren überfüllte Doppeldecker-Fähre war bei schwerem Sturm in zwei Teile zerbro
HIV/TB Co-Infection: Initial Management
HIV/TB Co-Infection: Initial Management, a 38-minute presentation by Dr. Chris Behrens. This module uses the case study of an Ethiopian HIV patient to explore when to initiate HIV antiretroviral therapy in HIV/TB co-infected patients, using three recent research studies and the WHO guidelines to inform that choice.
Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Daniel Fairley II
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STEM TECH Olympiad 2012
21L.449 End of Nature (MIT)
This subject offers a broad survey of texts (both literary and philosophical) drawn from the Western tradition and selected to trace the growth of ideas about nature and the natural environment of mankind. The term nature in this context has to do with the varying ways in which the physical world has been conceived as the habitation of mankind, a source of imperatives for the collective organization and conduct of human life. In this sense, nature is less the object of complex scientific in
Sommen oefenen met flitskaartjes In deze bijdrage vind je flitskaartjes voor klassikaal of individueel gebruik. Op deze flitskaartjes staan oefeningen van de volgende types:
In deze bijdrage vind je flitskaartjes voor klassikaal of individueel gebruik. Op deze flitskaartjes staan oefeningen van de volgende types:
Understanding Palliative Care: Supportive care for people with serious illnesses
"Understanding Palliative Care" was held at the University of Arizona on Monday, April 30, 2012. It was presented by UA Life & Work Connections as a "Lunch & Learn" Series event. Presenters: Barbara Allen, RN, C., Pediatrics Nurse, The University of Arizona Medical Center; Dr. Larry Lincoln, Medical Director, TMC Hospice, Retiring Infectious Disease Specialist; Mary Steele, RN, MA, MSN, Director of Special Nursing Services, Tucson Medical Center; Palliative care is an emerging medical specia
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012
Duke Chapel Live - 5/6/2012 A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Doctor Samuel Wells delivers his final sermon as the Dean of Duke Chapel. Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (37:19) "Jesus hasn't got long left with his disciples. So he gathers them round for one last conversation. And you feel the disciples' growing sense of panic, because suddenly that wondrous abundance that they'd always felt around Jesus is being displaced by a terrifying sense of scarcity that they d
SFU Pipe Band at New York's Lincoln Center
The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band celebrates its 30th anniversary with a concert at New York City's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, recording as its 12th CD.
Testing Solutions for a System of Inequalities
Testing Solutions for a System of Inequalities-From Khan Academy (1:15)