Oricalco - thermal shape memory fabric
The first orthogonal weaving example of Nitinol. The 'Thermal Shape Memory Alloy' is characterized by its extraordinary ability to recover any shape, pre-programmed, upon heating. Until today this light weight alloy with about 50% Titanium inside has been used in advanced sectors like space and recently in medical applications. Moreover this fabric is the first for which the shape memory alloy, named Nitinol, was weaved orthogonally that is to say that Oricalco is the first fabric with shape mem
Algebraic thinking: a basic skill
The resources highlighted here aim to reflect students' growing mathematical capacity over the span of the middle school years. The activities and lessons, intended as supplementary materials, range from introduction to the fundamentals of algebra to work on linear functions. Uniformly, they take into consideration the preference of the middle school student for concrete models, visual representations, and interactive tasks.
The (Ralph) Keeling Curve
After two decades watching atmospheric oxygen levels drop, a Scripps researcher's conclusions about climate could leave one feeling light-headed.
Meet the Weaver
War makes the weaver busy. Cloth for everything from sails to bedsheets is created on his loom. Max Hamrick weaves the tale.
Invisible Light I Fall 2007
Descriptive Introduction to Physics - Fall 2007. The most interesting and important topics in physics, stressing conceptual understanding rather than math, with applications to current events. Topics covered may vary and may include energy and conservation, radioactivity, nuclear physics, the Theory of Relativity, lasers, explosions, earthquakes, superconductors, and quantum physics.
Meiosis and Sexual Life Cycle
This is a general introduction to cell structure and function, molecular and organism genetics, animal development, form and function. Intended for biological sciences majors, but open to all qualified students.
Protesters, police clash in Malaysia
July 9 - Police use tear gas on demonstrators in Malaysia as opposition leader is among those injured. Andrew Raven reports.
Bosnian massacre victims to get proper burial
July 9 - Bosnian families weep as more than 600 recently identified bodies from a mass grave are transported to cemetery for burial. Jessica Gray reports.
Landsat 7 Looks at Barriers
Near infrared data makes some areas on the reef jump out in bright red relief. The near infrared band best gathers the electromagnetic signature of a thriving ecosystem.
Career Gates: Logistics
Career Gates: Logistics highlights various careers in logistics that are available in and around the Lehigh Valley. Paul Davis from Nestle discusses how Nestle owns their own trucks and that his division manages using those trucks to deliver products to stores. Michele Hamershock talks about the account coordinators in her department and their responsibility to replenish stores with products based on their movement statistics. In addition to Nestle, this clip highlights logistics for DSC and Coc
Marriage, your rights and duties, the administration - French
You know what the rights and duties of the spouses are and what types of marriage contracts exist. You explain your point of view on this matter.
omgaan met collega's, Frans
Je legt uit hoe de samenwerking tussen collega's gestimuleerd kan worden, hoe conflicten opgelost of vermeden kunnen worden en hoe je werk en privé strikt gescheiden houdt.
Beginner Lesson #25 - Here, There and Over There
Today Kazunori and Sakura team up for the first time ever! The learning and laughter don’t stop in this edition of Japanesepod101.com, as we cover here, there and over there, plus add many more essential words to your rapidly expanding vocabulary! Today’s location included in the comments. Download AudioDownload Lesson NotesDownload Kanji Close-UpDownload Lesson Notes LiteDownload [...]
GW@MIT Empowerment Conference Keynote Address
March 9, 2011 - Cindy Gallop, 2003 Advertising Woman of the Year and founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, discusses personal empowerment through professional ventures. Cindy's background is in brandbuilding, marketing, and advertising.
1.8 Summary In this unit we have looked at how companies raise equity finance. We have examined how companies may move from private equity finance, supported by the venture capital companies, to public equity finance through an IPO. We then went on to study seasoned or secondary equity offerings (SEOs) with particular focus on rights issues. We looked at why companies may choose to list on more than one exchange and at the circumstances that might lead to a company de-listing and reverting to
In this unit we have looked at how companies raise equity finance.
We have examined how companies may move from private equity finance, supported by the venture capital companies, to public equity finance through an IPO. We then went on to study seasoned or secondary equity offerings (SEOs) with particular focus on rights issues.
We looked at why companies may choose to list on more than one exchange and at the circumstances that might lead to a company de-listing and reverting to
Children explore the sound possibilities in everyday household objects.
Carey Rappaport on Explosives Detection
Electrical and computer engineering professor Carey Rappaport is researching the next wave of technologies that can detect explosives being concealed on a person's body.
Clinical Examinations in Paediatrics: CNS Examination of the Legs This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in paediatrics. This module explores the examination of the central nervous system, particularly of legs, in children.
This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in paediatrics. This module explores the examination of the central nervous system, particularly of legs, in children.
Multiple madness - Quiz
tests knowledge of concept of multiples
Amazon Deforestation Model
This series of animations depicts the results of a computer simulation of the effects of deforestation on the surface temperature and precipitation in the Amazon region. Six animations are shown - a control simulation, a deforestation simulation, and the difference between the two for both surface temperature and rainfall. The period simulated is the second half of 1987.