Project Detroit, BoxingBots and Kinect at TechEd The Coding4Fun team is packing up and heading to TechEd North America and Europe this year, and we're bringing some of our toys along for the ride. We will also be giving a session on how to build Kinect applications with some great demos at both conferences.
The Coding4Fun team is packing up and heading to TechEd North America and Europe this year, and we're bringing some of our toys along for the ride. We will also be giving a session on how to build Kinect applications with some great demos at both conferences.
Jack the Ripper
News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
SFU Open House - Science with Howard Trottier
SFU faculty, students, alumni and staff love to engage visitors in fun learning activities that ignite their passion for knowledge. At SFU Open House 2012 on May 26, physics professor Howard Trottier was one of many faculty members inviting visitors to explore science with him.
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - Writing a Spanish Letter to a Friend
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You had a late night last night because you were out partying with friends in Spain. It is now early afternoon, and you can hardly stay awake at your job. Thank goodness for Spanish working hours, because you plan to take full advantage of that long lunch break today. In this lesson, [...]
3.080 Economic & Environmental Issues in Materials Selection (MIT)
Choice of material has implications throughout the life-cycle of a product, influencing many aspects of economic and environmental performance. This course will provide a survey of methods for evaluating those implications. Lectures will cover topics in material choice concepts, fundamentals of engineering economics, manufacturing economics modeling methods, and life-cycle environmental evaluation.
Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
Hypothesis Testing: Two Population Means and Two Population Proportions: Comparing Two Independent P
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides an overview of hypothesis testing in situations where there are both two independent population means and known population standard deviations in statistics.
PreK Science Center 3
1.3.5 Diagrams for further analysis and quantitative model building To gain further understanding of the connectivity in a situation, a multiple cause diagram can be converted into a
sign graph by indicating whether the cause has a positive effect or a negative effect by adding the respective signs. Not all multiple cause diagrams lend themselves to this treatment as you need much greater knowledge of the situation to be able to be sure about the causal chains in a situation and the effects they are likely to have. Sign graphs are particularly useful
To gain further understanding of the connectivity in a situation, a multiple cause diagram can be converted into a sign graph by indicating whether the cause has a positive effect or a negative effect by adding the respective signs. Not all multiple cause diagrams lend themselves to this treatment as you need much greater knowledge of the situation to be able to be sure about the causal chains in a situation and the effects they are likely to have. Sign graphs are particularly useful
Liberia's Ongoing Water Crisis: Does Rhetoric Match Reality?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/liberia-monrovia-water-population-urbanization Despite continued promises from Liberia's government agencies to improve water conditions in the country, Liberia's water supply remains contaminated and inaccessible to many communities. Currently, 18 percent of all deaths in Liberia are related to illnesses caused by poor water and sanitation. In 2008, the Liberian government launched the Poverty Reduction Strategy to chart development and promised t
Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land
The team’s discoveries lead Freund to a radical new theory that he hopes will rewrite Holy Land history – could the treasure concealed in the cave be a long-lost relic of the Great Temple in Jerusalem destroyed by the Romans? Join NOVA for a fascinating detective story that will immerse you in the strong currents of archaeological controversy.
Verbal and Visual Word Association
Science Bulletins: In Hot Pursuit of Asteroids
Asteroids, the rocky remnants left over from the formation of planets in the Solar System, offer scientists a window into the dynamics of this early period. Scientists from around the world are currently exploring asteroids with a small fleet of unmanned spacecraft designed to collect images, samples, and other data.
How the Hubble Space Telescope Works
A common misconception about telescopes is that their main purpose is to
magnify objects. This is false: in fact what a telescope does is
capture more light than is possible by the naked eye. The Hubble Space
Telescope is one of the world’s most important telescopes. Situated in
orbit around Earth, but outside of its atmosphere, the Hubble gets a
clearer view of the Universe and what lies within than any ground-based
Thailand in Crisis Episode 5
Professor Peter Warr discusses how economics has impacted Thailand and on perceptions of the Thai government while Professor Andrew Leigh talks about development economics in the fifth Thailand in Crisis vodcast. Host Nicholas Farrelly is also joined by regular Dr Andrew Walker to talk about financial lending to Thailand's agricultural sector.
Classify 2-D Shapes (Interactive)
Identify the properties of two dimensional figures using appropriate terminology.
Children Book Review: The Storm (The Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick book review of the book The Storm by Cynthia Rylant. This gives a short synopsis. (00:53)
Cones, Cylinders, and Spheres (Interactive)
Classify cones cylinders, and spheres by base shape and lateral surface shape. Identify the net (two-dimensional representation) that corresponds to a rectangular prism, cone, or cylinder. Recognize the three dimensional figure represented by a net.