The underpinning pedagogical idea is that architectural technology is part of this hierarchical framework: conceptualising
This month with the President - May 2011
McMaster is committed to expanding and broadening the many pathways students can take to enter university. In May, seventy Grade 7 students from Hamilton's Cathy Wever elementary school spent three days on campus learning that post secondary education could be an option for them. In this installment of This Month with the President Patrick Deane talks about why broadening these pathways is an important goal.
Read more about the students from Cathy Wever elementary school here: http://dailynews.
News #68 - Drill Vocab in a Flash with the New and Improved My WordBank Flashcards
If you’re studying a foreign language, chances are you’re very familiar with flashcards. You probably have a whole stack of of vocabulary words scattered around your house. They’re a tried and tested tool for mastering vocabulary. But what if we told you we’ve improved upon your humble flashcards? You’re going to be so impressed by [...]
3.3 The role of the basilar membrane in sound reception
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
What is "Computer Science" ?
Hal Abelson gives an introduction to the "Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs" lecture with an explanation of Declarative and Imperative programming.
Excerpted and adapted from Hal Abelson, "Introductory Undergraduate Subjects in Computer Science":-
6.001 differs from typical introductory computer science subjects in using Scheme (a block-structured dialect of Lisp) rather than Pascal as its programming vehicle. The subject's developers feel strongly that Pascal
Density Rainbow and the Great Viscosity Race
Students explore the densities and viscosities of fluids as they create a colorful 'rainbow' using household liquids. While letting the fluids in the rainbow settle, students conduct 'The Great Viscosity Race,' another short experiment that illustrates the difference between viscosity and density. Later, students record the density rainbow with sketches and/or photography.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Fine Motor/Coordination - Drawing/Scribbling
An 18 month old child can hold a pen and imitates scribbling or can scribble spontaneously. At this age he is holding the pen between the thumb and first 3 fingers and is developing a tripod position of the hand for drawing. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Panel 1: The Vision of HSR in California: Mobility, Sustainability and Smart Growth
California's population may reach 60 million by 2050. This growth will require major new investments in transportation. Choices include expanded, highways, airports, rail systems, and transit, innovative operations and management, more effective pricing, and better-coordinated land use and transportation. How might a well-integrated HSR system contribute to California's future? This session will review the current state of the California HSR project and its role in supporting the state's enviro
Making Gasoline from CO2 Using E.Coli: Spencer Glantz
Spencer Glantz is a student at the University of Pennsylvania, and is involved in Penn's Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships (CURF). He has taken a job with a startup company working in the emerging field of synthetic biology on projects such as producing gasoline from CO2 using E.coli.
He is a Biochemical Engineering student & a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, and conducts research at Penn's Medical School studying the promise of "Differentiation Therapy" to improve treatment of Leuke
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