In this activity, students will use bearing measurements to triangulate and determine objects' locations. Working in teams of two or three, students must put on their investigative hats as they take bearing measurements to specified landmarks in their classroom (or other rooms in the school) from a "mystery location." With the extension activity, students are challenged with creating their own map of the classroom or other school location and comparing it with their classmates' efforts.
Shanta Driver, Alan Foutz: Political Science Colloquium Fall 2007
Affirmative Action - Shanta Driver, Alan Foutz. Guest speaker at Political Science 179: Undergraduate Colloquium on Political Science - Fall 2007. Political issues facing the state of California, the United States, or the international community.
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
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:
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, 2/2
Studying the Changes of Ice on Earth, Part 2/2 - Learn about why the research team in Antarctica is taking samples of ice. (05:32)
How to Translate Words into Math
How to translate words into math - The instructor in this video uses computer software to teach the viewer how to translate real life situations into math.
"Elements of Mechanical Design, Spring 2009"
" This is an advanced course on modeling, design, integration and best practices for use of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams and mechanisms. Modeling and analysis of these elements is based upon extensive application of physics, mathematics and core mechanical engineering principles (solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, manufacturing, estimation, computer simulation, etc.). These principles are reinforced via (1) hands-on laboratory experiences wherein students conduct experi
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
Point of Care Malaria Diagnosis
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation in the department for Biomedical Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering hosts its annual Design Day to showcase student research.
Traveling to Morocco
Morocco is an Arab speaking country with French as the unofficial language and is renowned for its beautiful architecture. This 1:30 travel video does show several sites and would be good to show students who are not familiar with this country for a compare and contrast type assignment.
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.
Download Seasons 1 and 2 Today Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've been listening to the first few lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian.
Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as
How To Lose Weight Quickly - 3 Tips for Massive Results
This 2:15 long has these tips listed. There isn't any sound so you have to read and apply these 3 tips and you can lose weight, according to the website. Always consulate a doctor first.
This student made video is an easily understandable rap teaching the order of operations. (0:27)
Ten Tallest Buildings
This short video features images of these buildings and their heights. Would be a good project for art or math classes.
Professor Mark Behrens reviews in more detail and touches on key elements of his research that the students in video (Student Presentation #5) discussed. In describing his work, Behrens offered "think of looking through color filters." The filters eliminate any unnecessary or unforeseeable data, and when you combine all the filters together, the yield reveals amazing overlaps and patterns.
Wall St. hopes for last minute deal
July 25 - Stock prices fell, bond yields rose and gold hit a record high, but the market's response to the threat of a U.S. default or credit downgrade was not as severe as feared. Conway G. Gittens reports.