Climate change: making the best use of scientific information
Thomas Stocker discusses the challenges that are posed to climate scientists when communicating with the public. Professor Stocker is at the laboratory for Climate and Environmental Physics, University of Berne, Switzerland. Climate science regularly makes headlines in the media, usually after an extreme weather event or a disaster, or in the wake of campaigns by think tanks about the science of climate change. In this presentation, Professor Stocker discuss four specific challenges that are pos
VUCast Extra: From Commons to Commencement
The Class of 2012 holds a special place in Vanderbilt history as the first students to share in the unique and creative living-learning experience in The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons. Take a look at their journey from Commons move-in to Commencement.
German I, Fall 2003
Introduction to German language and culture. Acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. Self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with textbook/workbook. Development of effective basic communication skills.
Science Bulletins: The Final Voyage of Enterprise
Shuttle Orbiter Enterprise was the first of NASA's space shuttles. Its original name, "Constitution", commemorated the United States Bicentennial in 1976, but a campaign led by dedicated fans of the television series "Star Trek" led President Gerald R. Ford to request that NASA change the name to "Enterprise". The shuttle flew eight captive flights on the back of a 747 to evaluate its systems in a flight environment, and five free flights tested its ability to approach a runway and land safely.
Breakingviews: Exxon gets the jitters
May 17 - Antony Currie and Christopher Swann discuss the oil giant's attempts to fend off shareholder ire at CEO Rex Tillerson's $35 mln pay package.
J.B. Say Salvages the Entrepreneur [This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 1: "J.B. Say: the French tradition in Smithian clothing." An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available fo Duke Chapel Live - May 27, 2012 Chapter 07 - The Time Machine by H. G. Wells Coastal Wave Mechanics Musical Moods 2012 MSU Faculty conversations: Jeff Andresen Forms of Government Politics in the United States Butterflies of the British Isles Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional) Classe de Francais de MmeT Panel Discussion at the LSI Dividing Polynomials Long Division
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Anna Carter Florence delivers a sermon entitled "Wind and Fire and Galileans" Opening Excerpt from the Sermon: (44:49) "When the day of the Pentecost had come, the disciples were all together in one place, and suddenly from heaven there came a sound like the rush of a violent wind and it filed the entire house where they were sitting. Pentecost, it's a funny kind of holiday it isn't exactly a traditional family time for Christians as in, so w
Chapter 7. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mark Nelson.
This site features Flash animations and a QuickTime movie that illustrate how waves and water molecules behave along the shore and in deep water settings. Animations depict the orbital motion of water molecules and show cross sections of waves at varying depths. These resources are suitable for use in lectures, labs, or other teaching activities.
GRCC's talented music students demonstrate their prowess with voice and instruments at this annual event. This year the family of Ray Gill, former GRCC Music Instructor, are recognized for their father's achievements.
Jeff Andresen, associate professor in the Department of Geography and the state climatologist for Michigan, talks about how Michigan's climate has changed during the past 100 years and how future changes might impact Michigan agriculture. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/faculty-conversations-jeff-andresen
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Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module describes the properties of a hypergeometric experiment and hypergeometric probability distribution. This module is included in the Collaborative Statistics textbook/collection as an […]
A discussion group dealing with sustainability issues at the launch event of the Leeds sustainability Institute in April 2012. For more details please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/research/leeds-sustainability-institute.htm
This 5:47 long video uses a lecture format and explains that when dividing polynomials, you can use either long division or synthetic division to arrive at an answer. Using long division, dividing polynomials
is easy. We simply write the fraction in long division form by putting
the divisor outside of the bracket and the divided inside the bracket.
After the polynomial division is set up, the same process is followed with long division with numbers. The video can be stopped t
[This article is excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought (1995), volume 2, chapter 1: "J.B. Say: the French tradition in Smithian clothing." An MP3 audio file of this chapter, narrated by Jeff Riggenbach, is available fo
Duke Chapel Live - May 27, 2012
Chapter 07 - The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
Coastal Wave Mechanics
Musical Moods 2012
MSU Faculty conversations: Jeff Andresen
Forms of Government
Politics in the United States
Butterflies of the British Isles
Discrete Random Variables: Hypergeometric (optional)
Classe de Francais de MmeT
Panel Discussion at the LSI
Dividing Polynomials Long Division