The History of Soccer
The History of Soccer - Soccer, as we know it today, originated in England in the mid-nineteenth century. WatchMojo speaks with soccer writer and enthusiast John Doyle about the history of this wildly popular sport. (03:02)
"No Child in Vain" How Preventive Pathology is saving our kids
The death of a child is always a tragedy. But although the emotional scars they cause may never fully disappear, some solace can be found in the knowledge that lessons learned from the loss may save the lives of others.
One mile long and 600 feet high, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is a project of epic proportions — and controversy. The dam, completed in 2008, created a vast reservoir extending 370 miles, about the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It brings drinking water to northern China and generates as much electricity as 18 coal-fired power plants. But it has also displaced some two million people and caused widespread flooding, destroying rural villages and cultural treasures.
Hands-on Experiments To Test for Acid Mine Drainage
This is an on-line prototype for a book aimed at teaching kids the effects of acid mine drainage on our environment through experimentation and observation. Experiments introduce litmus paper, pH testing, neutralization, identification of aquatic organisms and their use as water quality indicators, acid mine drainage, organisms in acidic environments (including plants, bacteria, and algae), oxidation-reduction reactions, the manganese cycle, the water cycle, and treatments for acid mine drainage
OSU Trivia Game Question 5b
This is one part of the Oregon State University Trivia Game. To play along you just have to click the answer you think is correct. You have two minutes and thirty seconds to answer each question. Click here to start the game over http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-2X_DDS9AI
Andy Smith - 60 seconds research
Andy Smith, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity, Exercise and Health at Leeds Metropolitan University has only 60 seconds to describe his research interests.
Influence Operations and Psyops: Information Warfare in the 21st Century
Bob Seeley, MOD, gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW seminar series on 13th November 2012.
Climate Change: Are We Heading for a New Cold War?
There is an historic standoff between China and the US on the issue of global warming. Neither wants to limit emissions unless the other does so first. In Copenhagen December 2009 the nations of the world will decide whether to resolve the Global Warming problem extending Kyoto after 2012 - or to start a new Cold War of escalating emissions - the outcome of which may determine the fate of humankind. Professor Graciela Chichilnisky suggests two modest improvements to the Kyoto Protocol that could
MSUToday Presents: "Cuba: Opening Doors"
Michigan State University students and faculty spent time in Cuba on a study abroad trip to experience Cuba's culture and music.
Need help transferring from Del Mar College to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi?
Del Mar College and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi have partnered to make transfer gurus available in the Harvin Student Center to help students navigate their way to a local bachelor's degree after their time at Del Mar has reached its end.
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.
Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions