Why maps are made
Cars have sat nav systems, mobile phones use GPS: maps are important in everyday life whether captured by aerial photography, satellite imagery or simply drawn. This unit looks at how we read and evaluate the information in maps and assesses the values embedded within them. From mental maps to public transport and street maps: how do they affect your life?
Economics explains discrimination in the labour market
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the 'glass ceiling' ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
Creating an ethical organization
Businesses are increasingly making explicit their commitment to dealing with ethical concerns. This unit explores the business case for an ethical approach to human resources management and examines whether a more 'human-centred' approach can bring dividends, and how an ethical approach fits within an organisation's strategy.
Studying the arts and humanities
This unit is an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It takes you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and improve your confidence as an independent learner.
Arctic Ozone from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003
This visualization shows the northern hemisphere ozone hole from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003.
The Middle East Dust Storm
Dust storms are an every day occurrence in Saudi Arabia. This storm is of an unusual size.
Cloud Cover over Borneo: March 1, 1998
Cloud cover over Borneo for March 1, 1998 superimposed over a topographic image
Great Zoom into Siberia
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
North America NDVI 1993 August
NDVI in North America for August 1993, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
After Hurricane Floyd: East Coast Flyover September 16, 1999 from SeaWiFS
Flying up the east coast of the United States from Florida to North Carolina using a SeaWiFS image taken September 16, 1999
Après lecture d'un article d'un journal sur la télévision numérique, tu réponds à une série de question. Les réponses se trouvent dans l'article. Tu recevras également une série d'explications de mots difficiles provenant du texte. Tu cherches le mot tel qu'il se trouve dans l'article.
UW 360 January 2011: Bebe Miller
The UW's Chamber Dance Company has a mission: to present, record and archive modern dance works of historical and artistic significance. In the fall of 2011, members of the company performed dances by choreographer Bebe Miller and had the opportunity to work with her directly. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighb
Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Young Nile Crocodiles---Sitting on Mom, Hunting Fish and Dragonflies, and Being Eaten by Nile Perch
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the life of a young Nile Crocodile. Students will enjoy the close up views of the young crocodiles sitting on Mom in the water, hunting fish, catching a dragonfly, and one being swallowed by a huge Nile Perch. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
How To Make Green Non Toxic Cleaners
This quick video shows how make three different cleaning products that clean well, don't pollute, and are cost efficient. (01:43)
European Heart Journal- My Cardio Interview: B. Gersh with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson on Post-MI FR
By: OxfordJournals B. Gersh in conversation with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson: Post-MI FREEE- The Impact of Full Coverage for Preventive Medications After Myocardial Infarction on Recurrent Vascular Events.
Theresa Fulgenzi - Stereotypes
Climate Change in a Bottle: Overview Part 1 of 4
Lesson ObjectiveStudents design, build, and test models of the greenhouse effect. Questions to ConsiderWhat is the introductory activity for this lesson and why is it important?How does the teacher prepare students to create their own experiments?How does this activity use the scientific method and inquiry?Support Materials BelowData sheets, experiment instructions and more.
What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography.
What's Flu Got To Do With It? The payoff of influenza studies for medical demography. We review some of the major features of influenza mortality in the United States, 1959-2007, the period in which the most detailed data are available. Focus is on two areas, first, classification robustness across influenza and pneumonia over time. Second, we estimate 2-parameter Gompetrz models of winter pneumonia and influenza (P+I) mortality. We find that Gompertz is a good parameterization of P+I mortality
The Year of Egypt's Second Revolution, the Balance Sheet So Far [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Roger Owen | Professor Owen will look at Egypt's Tahrir Square revolution in the light of the revolutions of 1919 and 1952, drawing on them to indicate some of the problems and possibilities ahead. Roger Owen is A J Meyer Professor of Middle East History at Harvard University.