Architecture and the Culture of Contingency
A culture is a set of behaviours, attitudes and values that are shared, sustained and transformed by an identifi able community. Currently, we are bound up in a culture of consumerism, and of terror; there are also retro cultures and utopian cultures. What?s happening now that?s interesting is that many, if not all of these diff erent tendencies, tastes and persuasions are being re-aligned, interconnected and hybridised by a vast global community of online users, who are transdisciplinary in the
Castle Acre Priory J850376 CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
CASTLE ACRE PRIORY, Norfolk. West front of the church and prior's lodging.
Carlisle Castle J920422 CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
CARLISLE CASTLE, Cumbria. The Outer Gatehouse, Keep and Rampart Wall, floodlit at night.
2.626 Fundamentals of Photovoltaics (MIT)
In this course students will learn how solar cells convert light into electricity, how solar cells are manufactured, how solar cells are evaluated, what technologies are currently on the market, and how to evaluate the risk and potential of existing and emerging solar cell technologies. We examine the potential & drawbacks of currently manufactured technologies (single- and multi-crystalline silicon, micromorph tandem cells, CdTe, CIGS, CPV, PVT), as well as pre-commercial technologies (orga
Simplifying Level 3 Exponent Problems
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, continues with fractional exponents. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to demonstrate how to solve Level 3 exponents. Several examples are modeled using a step by step approach.
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Message about the draft Academic Plan
http://provost.concordia.ca/ap-comments Provost David Graham invites you to join the academic planning discussions.
Bruce Logan of Penn State developing microbial fuel cells as new sources of clean, renewable energy
Bruce E. Logan, the Kappe Professor of Environmental Engineering at Penn State, is on the cutting edge of developing new sources of clean and renewable energy with his microbial fuel cells, which extract energy from waste water.
Egypt's Day of Wrath:
Georgetown professors Adel Iskandar and Tamim Al-Barghouti gave a 360 assessment of the state of play of the Egyptian protests.
Proud To Be Awesome
Adjectives Describing Student-Created Monsters
This teacher-created video shows young students' drawings of monsters. The students give vivid descriptions of their monsters using many adjectives. (4:03)
"Hip Hop Alphabet" song
"Hip Hop Alphabet" sings about the alphabet in a different, fun way. Some of the lyrics include--"Get ready, get set, hop to the alphabet". The letters of the alphabet are displayed on screen while the singer says each one. The song is repeated several times. This would be a good teaching resource for young students. (1:36)
Using Diigo in the Classroom
Diigo is a powerful information capturing, storing, recalling and sharing tool. Here are just a few of the possibilities with Diigo: -Save important websites and access them on any computer. -Categorize websites by titles, notes, keyword tags, lists and groups. -Search through bookmarks to quickly ...
Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten – 03.02.2011
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.KAIRO: Nach neuen Unruhen hat die ägyptische Armee begonnen, in Kairo eine Pufferzone zwischen Demonstranten und Anhängern von Präsident Mubarak herzustellen. Panzer und Soldaten gingen auf dem Tahrir-Platz in Stellung, um die beiden Lager zu trennen. Nur Stunden zuvor waren auf dem Platz Schüsse aus Schnellfe
Klartext handlar i dag om att flera människor har dött i Egypten. Vi berättar också att Marcus Hellner och Charlotte Kalla vann SM-guld i dubbeljakt på längdskidor.
1907-03-31: Mrs. Sage Is Leader On the City Tax Lists
This image is a newspaper clipping comparing Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage's property tax assessment to those of other wealthy New York residents.
1870: Logo: Woman's Hospital Association
This circular logo for the New-York Woman's Hospital Association contains a trio of figures arranged in a triangle, where the female patient is being helped by another woman. Christ holds the patient's outstretched hand, while his other hand points heavenward, forming the apex of the triangle. Around the circumference of the circle is the text, "As ye have done it unto one of the least of these - Ye have done it unto Me.",This circular logo for the New-York Woman's Hospital Association appeared
1907: Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage, Reviewing Stand 2
This image is a photograph of ladies seated in a reviewing stand, probably for a parade. Margaret Olivia Sage is seated at the middle of the stand. She is wearing a dark coat and hat. The other ladies are wearing light-colored clothes and large hats trimmed with flowers. There are several children in the stand, as well. The stand is draped with striped bunting. Several men and boys on foot, including a uniformed policeman, and a uniformed man on horseback are in front of it. Mrs. Sage is leaning
European Civilization, 1648-1945
This course offers a broad survey of modern European history, from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the aftermath of World War II. Along with the consideration of major events and figures such as the French Revolution and Napoleon, attention will be paid to the experience of ordinary people in times of upheaval and transition. The period will thus be viewed neither in terms of historical inevitability nor as a procession of great men, but rather through the lens of the complex interrelations