Measuring the Force of Stress
This two minute video shows how the physics of force can affect manufacturing processes and product innovation. The video shows an interesting experiment that uses plastic cylinders to model the physics of force. A good video to show students how math is used in the real world.
Beyond Y2k: A Look at Acadia's Present and Future
The sky may not be falling, but it sure is getting closer. Where will you when the last three zeros of our millennial odometer click into place? Computer scientists tell us that Y2K will bring the world?s computer infrastructure to its knees. Maybe, maybe not. But it is interesting that Y2K is an issue at all. Speculating on the future is simultaneously a magnifying glass for examining our technologies and a looking glass for what we become through them. "The future" is nothing new. Orwell's vis
Battle of Hastings: Part 5
To better understand what happened, leading up to (and during) the
famous battle of 1066, one needs to examine where the soldiers fought.
The area today is different from the way it appeared in the 11th
In this clip, see how scholars, using modern
technology, have uncovered information about a battle which changed the
course of Britain's history.
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
Professor Patrick Duffy Inaugural Lecture: (Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world?
(Sport) Coaching: Blinded or blended in a changing world? Professor Duffy's research work focuses on policy and sport coaching, as well as applied work in sport-business transfer, which is part of a long-term project with Morrisons PLC. Patrick will address the policy and research backgrounds to developments in professional practice in this area. The traditional view of sport coaching as an emerging profession will be challenged, suggesting that sport coaching should position itself as a blended
THE100 Television, Film & Theatre #06 Sp14
Introduction to Television, Film & Theatre with Bill DeLuca Guest: Kelly Herman, Director/Actress www.youtube.com/csudhtv
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
394GG Hashtag Rap
Did Kanye West Coin the Term "Hashtag Rap"?
“The Stones of Banaras: Conservation and Colonial Bureaucracy in a Small Indian City”
A talk by Michael Dodson, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University. From the South Asia Seminar.
Vector Fields and Hydrodynamics
At first glance, replacing the old idea of action at a distance by the new idea of the field of force seems to e an exercise in semantics. But it isn't, because fields have definite properties of their own suitable for scientific study. For example, electric fields are different in form from magnetic fields, and both kinds can better be understood by analogy to field of
Lecture 5, Against Nature: Peter Paul Rubens's Hero and Leander
This painting is a showpiece of Rubens's youthful brilliance and ambition. To picture the climax of the story, he paints a fierce storm and invents a large supporting cast of sea nymphs. What did these famous lovers do wrong, and what did their fate say to the artist's audience?
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
Haiti's Lost Generation Trailer
2010 YouTube Project: Report winner Paul Franz presents the trailer for his documentary, Haiti's Lost Generation, which chronicles the state of education in the country.
"Water Alert!" is an interactive educational resource on water, environment and sanitation where young people are engaged in an adventure of strategy and survival. The goal is to ensure that the people in this drought-challenged village, who are facing the threat of a flood, have water that is safe to drink and a clean and healthy school environment. Includes a facilitation guide with instructions for use of the game as a teaching tool and suggestions for classroom activities relating to water,
Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
This video offers insight of a women as she was diagnosed with breat cancer and describes her thought and feelings towards her treatment. This video offers some positive insight and also does a really good job of describing what a breast cancer patient goes through when undergoing chemo.
Partial Differential Equations
A second year course in the Mathematics of Partial Differential Equations for Physics students. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 Classiﬁcation of partial diﬀerential equations. 3 Boundary and Initial Conditions 4 Fourier Series 5 Separation of variables on rectangular domains 6 D’Alembert’s solution to the wave equation 7 Polar and spherical coordinate systems 8 Separation of variables in polar
"That's how we do it...we treat them all the same": an exploration of the experiences of patients, l
A PhD thesis submitted at Bournemouth University in 2008. This study aimed to explore the experiences of patients, lay carers and health and social care staff of care received by older people with dementia in the acute hospital setting.
Lecture 6: Teaching Interactively in Large and Small Groups Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
Instructor: Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan
Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
SISTEMAS DE INFORMACIÓN GEOGRÁFICA (2009)
Los Sistemas de Información Geográfica son básicamente una herramienta relativamente reciente, que permite el tratamiento informático de la información geográfica. De esta manera, aportan una gran potencialidad en el manejo, gestión y análisis de la misma. La asignatura Sistemas de Información Geográfica aporta a los futuros ingenieros agrónomos y de montes el conocimiento y destreza suficientes para utilizar esta herramienta en muchos de sus trabajos y proyectos profesionales, abrié