Arsenal of War
A new armoury complex takes shape on the footings of Anderson's Forge. Archaeologist Meredith Poole talks about the site's rebuilt narrative.
What Makes a Good President?
Author and historian Alan Brinkley shares his thoughts on the alchemy of luck and chance in the Oval Office.Author(s):
Common Core Curriculum Maps
Common Core has released a free, First Edition of the K-12 Curriculum Maps in English Language Arts. The Maps are designed to help educators meet the expectations of the Common Core State Standards, which call for the standards to be “complemented by a well-developed, content-rich curriculum
Algorithms for Sorting Arrays
It is often necessary to have elements of an array sorted into ascending or descending order. There are several approaches or algorithms available for sorting unordered arrays. Choosing an appropriate algorithm may depend upon the situation, however, some well-known algorithms are just more efficient than others.
Confidence Interval for Average from the course Introduction to Statistics
This course covers population and variables; Standard measures of location, spread and association; Normal approximation; Regression. Probability and sampling: Binomial distribution. Interval estimation; Some standard significance tests.
Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s):
Learn About the Eskimos
This one minute video provides an overview of the native people of the North American continent. It briefly describes their cultural traits.
Washington's Whiskey Still
George Washington's retirement venture had a high alcohol content. Mount Vernon's Director of Preservation, Dennis Pogue, leads us on a tour through Washington's whiskey distillery.Author(s):
Age of Piracy
Pirates seek treasure both sunken and sea-going, from the 17th century through today. William and Mary Professor Kris Lane draws the connections between the old traditions and the fresh emergences of piracy.Author(s):
African American history is both discovered in and continued by an ancient oral tradition. Richard Josey describes the process of restoring a community's voice.
Writing exercise: A tidy neighbourhood
After this chapter you will be able to explain to a friend in a short note what happens in your area.
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly: January 1997 through February 1999
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific Ocean from January 1997 to February 1999 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Energy Metabolism from the course Introduction to Human Nutrition
Introduction to Human Nutrition - Fall 2006.This course provides an overview of digestion and metabolism of nutrients. Foods are discussed as a source of nutrients, and the evidence is reviewed as to the effects of nutrition on health. The emphasis of the course is on issues of current interest and on worldwide problems of food and nutrition. Students are required to record their own diet, calculate its composition, and evaluate its nutrient content in light of their particular needs.
George Washington's Farewell
George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address teems with advice that rings true today. Listen to interpreter Ron Carnegie read excepts from the timeless epistle.
Le marché immobilier belge
Op het einde van deze les kun je, aan de hand van een luisterfragment, uitleggen hoe de vastgoedmarkt evolueert.
Tampa-St. Petersburg False Color Time Lapse from SeaWiFS
Transitions between relatively cloud free scenes of the Tampa-St. Petersburg region, using true color land and clouds with false color-chlorophyll water images, all from SeaWiFS
Zoom into the Top Right of the Sun using TRACE Imagery
A zoom into a composite solar image created from TRACE observations made on October 10, 1998, showing an active region in the solar corona
Breaking the Mold
In this math activity, students conduct a strength test using modeling clay, creating their own stress vs. strain graphs, which they compare to typical steel and concrete graphs. They learn the difference between brittle and ductile materials and how understanding the strength of materials, especially steel and concrete, is important for engineers who design bridges and structures.
Alumni Profile: Jean-Christophe Bedos SLN2000, Chief Executive Officer, Boucheron
Jean-Christophe Bedos SLN2000 reflects on his career and time at the School.
5.14.2 Reverse osmosis
Without it we are dead! Water is essential, but what processes must it go through to become fit for human consumption? This unit will guide you through the continuous cycling of water between land, open water surfaces and the sea before moving on to an overview of the water treatment and supply process.