Laura, Chemical Engineering -- 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students. These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Laura is from Grantham, and is studying Chemical Engineering. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about the inspiring people she has met through her College, and the financial support she has received to allow her to do voluntary
Digital Library Object - Oral history of General William W. Hartzog [interview].
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Building and Understanding a Catapult
This is a short documentary about the designing and building of a catapult for an engineering competition that some students in Kuwait took part in. The first part shows the designing and building followed by 10 min of the theory and calculations behind the design. PowerPoint goes over the steps in their design process as well as the principles and calculations, with video in between. Length (22:31)
What if the Greek economy is brought to a total collapse?
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Finding Patterns in Tiles (Interactives)
Review area and perimeter of rectangles. Use formulas to solve problems and investigate how charts can assist in pattern recognition and making predictions.
Science Bulletins: Reading the Rocks—The Search for Oil in ANWR
In 1980 an act of Congress set aside nearly 20 million acres of Alaska's North Slope tundra to create the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Less than 100 miles from the refuge is Prudhoe Bay, North America's largest oil field. Spread across what was once part of the largest intact wilderness area in the United States, Prudhoe Bay and its neighboring oil fields account for approximately 25 percent of U.S. domestic oil production. In section 1002 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conser
Science Nation - Renewable Energy, a Reality Check in Rural China
By: nsf Young engineer takes on a global challenge: Clean and sustainable energy, one village at a time Abby Watrous learned an important engineering lesson while working in rural China. For this and more Science Nation, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
Lawsuit Filed Against Apple Over Siri Technology
SMU Law Professor Meghan Ryan provided expertise for a story by CBS 11 News Dallas about a lawsuit alleging that Apple had overpromised Siri's functionality on the iPhone.
Beyond National Security
Public Roundtable: Immigrant Communities and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights October 14, 2010
An After-School Network Expands Learning Time for Middle Schoolers
This video explains how an after school program in Rhode Island started and what problems needed to be overcome and the results. A lot of good ideas are presented.
Money Game: Kindergarten
Learn to match the money paid for an item of food and the price requested for the item by moving pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars to a picture of the food item.
Analytics of Finance, Fall 2010
This course covers the key quantitative methods of finance: financial econometrics and statistical inference for financial applications; dynamic optimization; Monte Carlo simulation; stochastic (It) calculus. These techniques, along with their computer implementation, are covered in depth. Application areas include portfolio management, risk management, derivatives, and proprietary trading.
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When it comes to playing games online, Cookie.com offers more than your traditional games website. This resource features educational games chosen b
Five thousand reasons to smile at Concordia convocations
For Athena Tacet, a newly minted alumna from Concordia's Department of Journalism, spring convocation was a milestone filled with joy, excitement, anxiety and nostalgia. It was the culmination of years of hard work that materialized into a well-deserved degree and a new life chapter after university. Tacet was one of 5,000 graduates from across Concordia's four Faculties and School of Graduate Studies who received degrees during seven convocation ceremonies at the Montreal's Place Des Arts from
Audio Engineers: Sound Weavers
In this lesson, students are introduced to audio engineers. They discover in what type of an environment audio engineers work and exactly what they do on a day-to-day basis. Students come to realize that audio engineers help produce their favorite music and movies.
Space to Ground - 1/24/14
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us. Ants in Space: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/786.html Energy experiment: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/397.html