Using Soccer to Help Underprivileged Kids
Brad Namdar, a journalism major at SMU, founded "Dream Big" to teach soccer to low-income children. SMU helped Brad by awarding him a grant under its Big iDeas program and he was featured on a May 27, 2011, segment of "Texans with Character" by CBS 11 News in Dallas. Read more about "Dream Big" at http://dreambigsoccer.net/. Read more about SMU Big iDeas at http://smu.edu/bigideas/ See more "Texans with Character" at http://dfw.cbslocal.com/category/watch-listen/texans-with-character/
SP.268 The Mathematics in Toys and Games (MIT)
We will explore the mathematical strategies behind popular games, toys, and puzzles. Topics covered will combine basic fundamentals of game theory, probability, group theory, and elementary programming concepts. Each week will consist of a lecture and discussion followed by game play to implement the concepts learned in class.
1.1.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
At the end of this unit: You can formulate a personal reaction to an event in a letter to the editor. When performing this task, you have to work out an argumentation structure.
Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 4.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.]
1.1 Workbook contents
This unit looks at complex numbers. You will learn how they are defined, examine their geometric representation and then move on to looking at the methods for finding the nth roots of complex numbers and the solutions to simple polynominal equations.
Edgar Allan Poe
This three-minute, student-created biography highlights the more important parts of Poe's life and is a good overview. It uses a narrator and paintings and other images to convey the story.
Spartan Sagas: Raven McNeal
With a degree in food industry management, Raven McNeal works for Coca-Cola North America in Chicago. As a Spartan, McNeal has motivated neighbors and family members to pursue higher education. "Spartans will succeed. We will make things happen. We are hardworking, and we will persevere. That's how I live my life on a daily basis-empowering others, making an impact in everything I do with everyone I come in contact with. That's my mentality and that's why I'm a Spartan."
Class of 2011 Graduation highlights
Ten months of readings, papers, exercises and complex seminar discussions paid off for the Army War College Class of 2011 as they graduated in front of friends, family, colleagues and international partners on the historic parade grounds of Carlisle Barracks. The resident class, made up of senior U.S. and international military officers and senior federal civilians, applied past experiences into today's complex security environment with new studies to develop themselves for strategic responsibil
Woorden en zinnen zetten je aan tot bewegen : Bewegingsexpressie Klasactiviteit met allerhande lessuggesties muzische opvoeding, deelleerplan bewegingsexpressie, waarbij woorden en zinnen aanzetten tot bewegen.
Klasactiviteit met allerhande lessuggesties muzische opvoeding, deelleerplan bewegingsexpressie, waarbij woorden en zinnen aanzetten tot bewegen.
Speech exercise: Bruxelles, ville gastronomique
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to express your opinion about a city.
2.1 The history of the common law Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, there was no unitary, national legal system. Before 1066 the English legal system involved a mass of oral customary rules, which varied according to region. The law of the Jutes in the south of England, for example, was different from that of the Mercians in the middle of the country (see map below). Each county had its own local court dispensing its own justice in accordance with local customs that varied from community to commun
Lucky, A Dog and Her Doctors
A golden retriever named Lucky lived up to her name when she conquered a dangerous form of cancer and went on to win the title Master Hunter from the American Kennel Club, thanks to state-of-the-art oncology treatment at Oregon State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Come raggiungere Pavia: describing the route
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the main points of a route description. You will read an email and put the missing streets into the correct places in the text. Then you will read the email again: now the instructions are missing. Then you will practice numbers and left/right. You will use this to indicate where a building is located. Lastly, you will get a brain teaser about three places in the city.
17.544 Comparative Politics and China (MIT)
This graduate seminar has two main goals: to explore the main theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of contemporary Chinese politics; and to relate those approches to broader trends in the field of comparative politics. What has the study of China contributed to the field of comparative politics, and vice versa? What are the most effective ways to integrate area studies, broader comparative approaches, and theory? Seminar presumes a basic understanding of the history and politic
Tree peony leaf
The leaves of the tree peony have lobes, or sections, to them. The middle lobe has notches in its tip, but the lobes on either side of the middle lobe are rounded.
CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune. consultation médicale.
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
Titre : CAV 2011 - Le cancer du sein chez la femme jeune.
Intervenants : Anne LESUR (Médecin oncologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Virginie ADAM (Psychologue au Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin).
Résumé : Anne LESUR médecin oncologue prend en charge les patientes atteintes d’un cancer du sein en fin de traitement chirurgic
Réunion thématique du Centre Régional Anticancéreux de Nancy.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
A measuring tape can also be used to test coordination. As the girl reaches for the tip of the tape to pull it out and has to extend the arm to reach the target, she is being tested for dysmetria. Having her manipulate the tape measure and work the control button is testing hand coordination. The examiner tries to get her to click the button but she doesn't do it. This was an attempt to test repetitive movements. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological exa