17.869 Political Science Scope and Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of empirical research methods used by political scientists. The primary aims of the course are to make you a more sophisticated consumer of diverse empirical research and to allow you to conduct advanced independent work in your junior and senior years. This is not a course in data analysis. Rather, it is a course on how to approach political science research.
Rational Expressions and Equations
This module is part of collection of modules developed for use by students enrolled in a special section of MATH 1508 (PreCalculus) for preengineers. This module introduces several engineering […]
Filament winding CORE-Materials posted a photo: This resource is a schematic image for the filament winding manufacturing technique (Slide 4 of 6). The slides are adapted from the University of Liverpool "Composi
CORE-Materials posted a photo:
This resource is a schematic image for the filament winding manufacturing technique (Slide 4 of 6). The slides are adapted from the University of Liverpool "Composi
The purpose of this activity is to introduce students to the concept of the engineering design process and to teach them how to apply it. In "Broken Bones," students will explore the steps of the engineering design process. They will first receive some background instruction about biomedical engineering or bioengineering. Then they will learn about material selection and material properties by using a guide created for them. Students will then break into small groups and brainstorm. Each student
Listening exercise: La différence d'âge
At the completion of this lesson, after reading a testimony, you will be able to indicate why someone chooses an older partner.
This 2:35 long video explains the uses of phosphorus in its various types from matches to weapons of war. Phosperous is very reactive, especially white phosperous that burns rapidly and it is in part of every human body. Excellent. Warning that this element is very dangerous when exposed to the air.
atomic number: 15
atomic symbol: P
Zebrafish early juveniles
After hatching from the egg, further development of the eyes, heart, blood vessels and other structures can be observed in Danio.
Mourning doves, like all other birds, lay eggs as a means to reproduce. Most birds sit on these eggs so that they stay warm and the baby birds inside can mature fully and hatch out when they are ready. Mourning doves also make a distinctive call and got their name because of their sorrowful noises. Every bird has its own identifying calls.
5.4 The influence of the Western perspective With regard to the first set of problems – that the rights discourse is not universal but is deeply informed by a Western perspective – it is striking that many actors and commentators on the international stage now frame their arguments and assertions in terms of the language of rights and justice. Yet we need to ask to what extent this language of rights and justice really underpins shared understandings and values. There is a strong case for saying that if there are shared understandin
With regard to the first set of problems – that the rights discourse is not universal but is deeply informed by a Western perspective – it is striking that many actors and commentators on the international stage now frame their arguments and assertions in terms of the language of rights and justice. Yet we need to ask to what extent this language of rights and justice really underpins shared understandings and values. There is a strong case for saying that if there are shared understandin
Know about Recycling - Quiz
Are you a good eco person?
Improving West Corridor Design
This lesson uses the FasTracks Living Lab, a web portal to interactive train (transit) traffic data for a major metropolitan city. In this lesson, students will first evaluate whether a particular section of the transit system is functioning in an efficient manner and whether it is meeting design requirements. Then, students will suggest design improvements and evaluate whether they make a positive impact on the performance of the transit system. Throughout this lesson, students will work with r
Hear a CMU student give a snapshot of what goes on inside Doherty.
Flipping the Classroom
This article on flipping the classroom, posted on the Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching website, contains a brief 2-paragraph introduction followed by sections providing definition/history; research findings; key elements; where to go for more; and references.
Redefining the United States.
Barack Obama was elected on a message of change, promising a new era of diplomacy and international cooperation - but can the President deliver a new vision of America? Reporting from the world's most troubled hotspots, Mark Danner has seen countless deaths over ethnic and political divides, and witnessed firsthand how U.S. attempts to exploit those conflicts have resulted in disastrous unforeseen consequences. Danner speaks with Bill Moyers about Obama's challenges in resetting the mindset of
Application Letter for a Job
This is a conversation lesson to revise careers agus the requirements which go with them agus the layout of a letter so that the pupils will write their own application letter for a job.
English Tutorial on Jane Schaeffer Body Paragraph Format
This nine minute video explains the Jane Schaeffer body paragraph writing format and includes the purpose of each of the eight sentences and provide a sample paragraph. Unfortunately, this video is all talking and there isn't any examples shown. A good overview to start this process.
Stocks surge as shoppers boost hopes
July 7 - Summary of business headlines: Nasdaq closes near 10-1/2 year high as consumers shop and hiring rebounds; News Corp's James Murdoch says newspaper hacking regrettable was painful decision; Apple acknowledges security risk to devices. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Lower the Debt Ceiling [An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.] Currently, the big show in Washington, DC, centers around raising the debt ceiling. Congress began setting this ceiling in
[An MP3 audio file of this article, narrated by the author, is available for download.]
Currently, the big show in Washington, DC, centers around raising the debt ceiling. Congress began setting this ceiling in
The Best Preparation for the SATs
The Best Preparation for the SATs - Gaston Caperton, president and CEO of The College Board, talks about how doing your homework everyday is the best preparation for the SAT. (02:22)