Space Time Travel
Black holes and travel at nearly the speed of light: Visualization of the theory of relativity. This site offers online papers, images, movies and paper models. The website presents computer simulations that provide "virtual experiences."The images and movies are correctly computed within the framework of the theory of relativity. They are carefully explained in an intuitive, non-mathematical way.
DynaFit - (Bio)Chemical Kinetics and Equilibria
The freely available software package uses a nonlinear least-squares regression analysis to fit chemical kinetic, enzyme kinetic, or ligand-receptor binding data to a user-defined molecular mechanism represented symbolically by a set of chemical equations. Dynafit is available for Microsoft Windows XP or 2000.
Elementary Linear Algebra & Solutions to Elementary Linear Algebra
This book is an introduction to linear algebra, based on lectures given by me over 17 years, in the (now defunct) first year course MP103 at the University of Queensland.
Cosmic Survey: What are Your Ideas About the Universe?
Lesson plans and activity composed of a three-part questionnaire that launches students on discussions about where objects in space are located, and when they were formed- an introduction to the concepts of structure and evolution of the universe. This astronomical image-sorting activity lays the groundwork for discussions about the size, scale and history of the universe. Use it as a front-end assessment of how students understand the universe. Recommended for teachers of Grades 6-12 and inform
NASA KSNN What's a graph?
Graphs help display numbers. There are many different kinds of graphs, but all have number scales and labels to identify the data.
This course provides an introduction to stochastic processes in communications, signal processing, digital and computer systems, and control. Topics include continuous and discrete random processes, correlation and power spectral density, optimal filtering, Markov chains, and queuing theory.
Uncertainty in Engineering Analysis
This course on uncertainty in engineering analysis can also be referred to as probability and statistics for engineers. In particular, we will deal with the applications of probability and statistics to problems related to civil and environmental engineering.
Computer Applications for Instruction and Training
Introduction to basic computer applications on a Macintosh computer, with special emphasis on software that may be used in instruction and training. In this course, students will orient themselves to the Macintosh environment, get a brief overview of Macintosh-specific software, and learn the fundamental basics of the following tools available to assist in instruction and training: PowerPoint, Photoshop, GoLive, and iMovie.
Introduction to Economics
Introduction to Economics is designed to build an understanding of economic institutions, history, and principles. In addition, it will focus on relationship between private and public sectors of the U.S. economy. Also, it will analyze major economic institutions, such as property rights, markets, business organizations, labor unions, money and banking, trade, and taxation.
Biological Soil Crusts
This USGS Canyonlands Research Station site features a series of web pages focusing on biological soil crusts. Biological soil crusts are the community of organisms living at the surface of desert soils. The site provides a menu of links to biological soil crust pages including Crusts 101: an introduction to biological soil crusts, an advanced page with a downloadable 90-page report on soil crusts, a gallery of biological soil crust images and figures, references, the Canyon Country Ecosystems R
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XVIII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Dead Sea Scrolls Published, Institute Active in Kansas City, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity: "Textual Harassment: Desire, the Female Body, and Augustine's Confessions," "Access to the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Legal Analysis of the Issues," "An Evening with Dionysos: The God of Wine in Palestine in Galilee, the God of Ecstasy in Italy," "Pentateuch and Prophecy," and "Rediscovering Ancient B
Computer Activities for Summarizing Text and Report Writing I have put together an activity for students to help improve their skills in summarizing information using three simple tools in Microsoft Word. Highlighting Text, Creating a Table and creating a flowchart. Based around a recount of the sinking of
I have put together an activity for students to help improve their skills in summarizing information using three simple tools in Microsoft Word. Highlighting Text, Creating a Table and creating a flowchart. Based around a recount of the sinking of
Fossil Fuels: Natural Gas
This lesson provides an introduction to the use of natural gas as an energy source. Topics include its advantages (cleanliness, fewer carbon emissions), disadvantages (difficulty in transport and storage), sources, and usage.
Combining Entrepreneurship and Environmental Science
Jesko von Windheim combines business savvy and scientific understanding in his new role at Duke as the director of the Nicholas School's Environmental Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center. A founder of multiple companies himself, von Windheim was already teaching entrepreneurship courses at Duke when he recently joined the Nicholas faculty to lead the new environmental entrepreneurship certificate program. Classes in the two-year program will train students to understand business models and
This video defines collective nouns and then gives examples of collective nouns and how they are used. It specifically talks about how to determine what kind of verb to use with collective nouns. (2:02)
Automated Surveillance of New Anti-Thrombotic and Anti-Platelet Agents: Data & Statistical Challenge
Presented by: Michael Matheny
Part 1 Introduction From the Conference Chair
Introduction opening the ECCS 2009 conference, Public Session on Global Problems, by the Conference Chair, Dr Markus Kirkilionis, Warwick Mathematics Institute
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics and Statistics
This site features dozens of fun activities parents can use to help children (K-5th grade) have fun learning geometry, algebra, measurement, statistics, probability and other important mathematical concepts. Activities relate math to everyday life and can be done at home, at the grocery store, or while traveling. It includes sections for parents on what math is like in schools today and a parents' booklist for helping children learn math.
Casa Del Fascio (House of Fascism)
Curator Robert Little discusses a project drawing for the House of Fascism, designed by Giuseppe Terragni in the early 1930s. The item is currently on display in Italian Arts & Design.
Northwest Auburn Village Center Plan, Auburn, Alabama
This document is a city plan for the Norwest Auburn Village Center in Auburn, Ala. dated November 8, 2004. Title on PDF: City of Auburn, Interim Specific Plan, Norwest Auburn Village Center.