Dr. Carlos Corvalán - Keynote speaker
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Dr. Carlos Corvalán Senior Advisor in Risk Assessment and Global Environmental Change, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/WHO, Washington, DC, USA More info: http://www.sfu.ca/grc/friesen/friesen2011/
3.016 Mathematics for Materials Scientists and Engineers (MIT)
This course covers the mathematical techniques necessary for understanding of materials science and engineering topics such as energetics, materials structure and symmetry, materials response to applied fields, mechanics and physics of solids and soft materials. The class uses examples from the materials science and engineering core courses (3.012 and 3.014) to introduce mathematical concepts and materials-related problem solving skills. Topics include linear algebra and orthonormal basis, eigen
Create videos with Free Photo Story Software
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Transferring Video Using Windows Movie Maker
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2.002 Mechanics and Materials II (MIT)
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The original special from 1978 featuring old school Sesame Street humans and Muppets.
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Tips on Applying for A Job
This video offers tips on how one should apply for jobs.
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Interactive quiz explaining requiring the student to calculate the time required to carry out excavation work (see also quiz 1 and video).
Writing Challenge App for iOS
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Childhood HIV Childhood HIV enables nurses and doctors to care for children with HIV infection. It covers an introduction to HIV in children, the clinical and immunological diagnosis of HIV infection, management of children with and without antiretroviral t
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scoliosis resource site
This is a website that has many resources about scoliosis. It is recommended for use in the school nurse credential program and for all school nurses. Resources include things for the professional and the family and patient
18.238 Geometry and Quantum Field Theory (MIT)
Geometry and Quantum Field Theory, designed for mathematicians, is a rigorous introduction to perturbative quantum field theory, using the language of functional integrals. It covers the basics of classical field theory, free quantum theories and Feynman diagrams. The goal is to discuss, using mathematical language, a number of basic notions and results of QFT that are necessary to understand talks and papers in QFT and String Theory.
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Diary of Thomas Burton esq, volume 1 - July 1653 - April 1657
First of four volumes of Burton's Parliamentary Diary. Introduction includes substantial extracts from the Journal of Guibon Goddard of the Parliament of 1654.
18.465 Topics in Statistics: Nonparametrics and Robustness (MIT)
This graduate-level course focuses on one-dimensional nonparametric statistics developed mainly from around 1945 and deals with order statistics and ranks, allowing very general distributions. For multidimensional nonparametric statistics, an early approach was to choose a fixed coordinate system and work with order statistics and ranks in each coordinate. A more modern method, to be followed in this course, is to look for rotationally or affine invariant procedures. These can be based on empiri
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3-D animation shows how the influenza virus invades the body, takes over cells, and spreads the infection. The infected cells burst and more cells become infected. Explains how the specific cells of the immune system work to attack the flu virus. 2:07 min.
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