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Earthquake Country; Seismic Waves
There are other segments of this series on WatchKnow. This is the 'Earthquake Country' series which is suitable for middle school and high school students. Through live-action demonstrations and vivid animations, Dr. Pat Abbott explains how earthquakes have shaped the scenery and the character of the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Abbott shows how faults capable of large earthquakes lie beneath most of the area, posing great risk to the millions of people living in earthquake country. Animations
Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (3/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
Empresa para Ingenieros Químicos (Curso 2011-2012)
Esta asignatura tiene como objetivo dotar al estudiante de Ingeniería Química de los conocimientos esenciales para la dirección y la administración de una empresa. Para ello, a lo largo de la asignatura se proporciona al alumno unos conocimientos básicos de economía y empresa, el funcionamiento de los mercados industriales y la organización de la actividad empresarial. La asignatura introduce al alumno en el pensamiento empresarial desde el punto de vista del ingeniero, incluyendo el conc
James Lanes: A General and a Politician
James Lane was one of the most influential, and controversial, characters in Kansas during the territorial period. Originally a politician in Indiana, he moved to Kansas in 1855 and joined the free state cause. He was involved with the extral legal free state government in Topeka and issued General Order No. 1 to recruit troops that were called Volunteers for the Protection of the Ballot Box. This podcast also features plans to free political prisoners held in Lecompton and a pro slavery news
Reuters Breakingviews: The hybrid bond gamble
Sept. 27 - As Asian investors develop a taste for hybrid debt, Reuters Breakingviews columnist Wei Gu warns that higher returns are far from guaranteed.
India and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty
How does a nuclear power & non-signatory of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty engage in international debate on the issue? Following the US-led campaign for global nuclear disarmament and a nuclear weapons free world, the international community eagerly await the review conference of the parties to the treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), to be held in New York between 3-28 May 2010. But what of India? Or Pakistan, Israel and North Korea? Four states with nuclear weapons
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several 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 Instructional Use of Learning Objects
This is the online version of The Instructional Use of Learning Objects, a new book that tries to go beyond the technological hype and connect learning objects to instruction and learning. You can read the full text of the book here for free.
10.626 Electrochemical Energy Systems (MIT)
10.626 introduces principles and mathematical models of electrochemical energy conversion and storage. Students study equivalent circuits, thermodynamics, reaction kinetics, transport phenomena, electrostatics, porous media, and phase transformations. In addition, this course includes applications to batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and electrokinetics.
How to Grip a Tennis Racket
How to Grip a Tennis Racket. Part of the series: How to Play Tennis. Gripping a tennis racket is typically done with a continental or semi-Western grip. Grip a tennis racket with tips from a certified tennis pro in this free video on tennis.
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8
How to Improve your Tennis Serve Step 1/8 - tennis tips and tutorials, this video will focus on the tennis serve improvement and how to swing on edge step 1/8. Well done and moves slowly so students can practice. Run time 2:02
PoliSci - Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 - Polisci272-April5-2007 - Temple University > Courses > College of Liberal Arts > Section > Political Science > Botwinick POLSCI 272 2007 > Polisci272-April5-2007
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Using a Solar Still: Juice
In this video segment from ZOOM, two cast members repeat an experiment designed to separate fresh water from a liquid solution, this time using colored sugar water in one solar still and orange juice in another. The basic still design they employ traps water vapor that is created when the Sun's heat causes water to evaporate. As the vapor cools, it condenses and trickles down to a collection container. Were they successful in their experiment this time? A final taste test reveals all. This video
How To Get Started With a College Savings Plan
This video is suitable for high school students and provides step-by-step instructions for starting a college savings plan. (2:30)
Lesson 09 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 9 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to ask people how they're feeling and to answer the question yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
Advance Care Planning: Crossroads
It's important for everyone to talk with their families and health care professionals about their medical preferences. This is called advance care planning. This video is part of a series produced by Duke Medicine related to advance care planning.
14.07.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Samstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Nach dem Massaker im syrischen Dorf Tremseh mit mindestens 150 Toten hat UN-Generalsekretär Ban Ki Moon den Sicherheitsrat der Vereinten Nationen zum Handeln aufgefordert. Sollte das wichtigste UN-Gremium den Druck auf Syriens Staatschef Baschar al-Assad nicht erhöhen, komme dies einer Lizenz für weitere Massaker gleich, erklärte Ban. In der Ortschaft
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer