Great Zoom out of Beltsville, MD: Beltsville Agricultural Research Center
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
Le revers de la médaille
Je luistert aandachtig om de specifieke woordenschat te leren kennen. Je geeft goede raad aan een vriendin en je stelt vragen naar aanleiding van het luisterfragment. Je kan eveneens inschatten waarop de spreker gereageerd heeft.
Betwixt Spaces and University Places: Student Accounts Of Turning Points in the First Year Transitio
The overall aim of this paper is to explore the uses of, and different senses of belonging to, betwixt spaces.
Using Module Reviews to Enhance Learning as a Reflective Practitioner: A Module Review Exemplar
A wide variety of forms of feedback are used to understand how one can better achieve learning outcomes or even if the learning outcomes themselves need to be changed. The data and processes used are explained in figures.
What’s on Your Ipod?: Using Podcasts as a Learning Aid
This report describes the use of podcasts as a learning aid in the Simulation module (BN3324). This project intends to provide an alternative way of learning for those students which have preference for aural learning.
Bees and plant growth
Bees help pollinate plants so they can reproduce. There are three different kinds of bees, and the queen bee is the largest. Bees keep their honey in their hives.
GPS Receiver Basics
Students familiarize themselves through trial and error with the basics of GPS receiver operation. They view a receiver's satellite visibility screen as they walk in various directions and monitor their progress on the receiver's map. Students may enter waypoints and use the GPS information to guide them back to specific locations.
Students will use two different methods to determine the densities of a variety of materials and objects. The first method involves direct measurement of the volumes of objects that have simple geometric shapes, while the second uses the water displacement method to determine the volumes of irregularly-shaped objects. After the densities are determined, students will create x-y scatter graphs of mass versus volume, and these graphs will reveal that objects with densities less than water (floater
Remainders! Svendita! Sconti! The sales period
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to understand the names of clothing. You will look at advertisements and match the name of a piece of clothing to an illustration. Then, you will look at pictures and fills in the correct color (in the correct form). Next, each time you will get 4 words of which 1 is incorrect. You will do this exercise in plural tense; you will put the sentence in plural and take note of the verb and adjective. Finally, you will again be given illustrations and
Famous Irish People - Quiz
What do you know about famous Irish people?
The Big Strike : A Journalist Describes the 1934 San Francisco Strike
On May 9, 1934, International Labor Association (ILA) leaders called a strike of all dockworkers on the West Coast who were joined a few days later by seamen and teamsters, effectively stopping all shipping from San Diego to Seattle. San Francisco would become the scene of the strike's most dramatic and widely known incidents, aptly described in one headline as "War in San Francisco!" On Bloody Thursday, July 5, 1934, two strikers were killed by the San Francisco police. A mass funeral march of
Australia may review media laws
Jul. 14 - Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard says media laws may be reviewed in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's British paper the News of the World. Matt Cowan reports.
Chem 51A 11/04/09 Ch. 5. Meso Compounds
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Adult Lifespan Teaching 2010 intake
Adult Lifespan Teaching 2010 intake
A minister under fire
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to follow an interview with a famous person on the radio.
Holidays: Mother's Day
This 3:23 video explains the history of this day going back into Roman times to find the beginnings of this custom. The modern version is also explored and her efforts to make this an official day and the meanings of the colors of different flowers given to mothers. The video has an unhappy ending.
Solar Radiation and the Earth System
This educational brief is designed to serve as a source of background information on solar radiation studies for teachers and as a reference for student investigations on this subject. Users can learn mathematical concepts and key terms associated with solar radiation as it strikes the Earth.
Mission Control Roses
The 110th bouquet of roses arrived in Mission Control on Saturday, July 9, 2011. They were sent as quietly as they have been for more than 23 years by a family near Dallas, Texas. For 110 shuttle missions, beginning with the first mission to fly following the Challenger accident, the Shelton family's flowers arrived in the control center like clockwork, usually with a simple note of well wishes.
STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 2
A video recap of flight day 2 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station