Overview of an Urban Nature Reserve
Text and photos in pdf format providing an introduction to Possil Marsh an Urban Nature in Glasgow. Designed to accompany 2 power point presentations on the biodiversity and habitats of this urban nature reserve. Together they provide a case study illustrating the the potentially varied biodiversity that can be retained by an urban nature reserve and show the characteristics of the habitats within which that biodiversity is found.
Transportation and Urban Systems
Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering and Advanced Power & Energy Program, Donald Dabdub delivers a lecture for Earth System Science 280: Sustainability Science on Wednesday, November 3, 2010. The lecture topic is transportation and urban systems from an engineering approach.
Biodiversity Consortium : Measuring Ecological Diversity 1 : full version
This package provides an overview on measuring ecological diversity. Ecological diversity has two separate components - the number and relative frequency of species - and can be estimated using counts of species richness, relative abundance plots and diversity indices. Ecological diversity can also be measured over a range of spatial scales.
Developing Distance Learning Material
This paper is intended as a practical guide to help with writing Distance Learning material. This paper considers: Topic One – Introduction and an approach to writing Distance Learning Material. Topic Two – Content of the material Topic Three – Achieving the Learning Outcomes. Topic Four - Some tips on style and aspects of authoring the material. By following guidelines it will help to. • Speed up the writing process • Have a consistent style • Help the students Most of the material
Information Skills Course Information
This package contains the course information documents for the Information Skills complete course which is composed of an Introduction Information Literacy,Unit 1 Books, Unit 2 Journals and Periodicals,Unit 3 Internet, Unit 4 Reference Sources, Unit 5-Bibliography, Avoiding Plagiarism, Unit 6 Other Key Skills.
How to float an egg
Developed for third grade. This lesson begins by exploring the concepts of density and buoyancy with an introductory "sink or float" activity. In this activity students will be asked to predict whether they think each of a group of small objects will sink or float. The objects we used for this activity are on the materials list. This gets students interested and asking the question "why do some objects sink, and others float?" Students will be asked to think about this question before being give
18.950 Differential Geometry (MIT)
This course is an introduction to differential geometry. Metrics, Lie bracket, connections, geodesics, tensors, intrinsic and extrinsic curvature are studied on abstractly defined manifolds using coordinate charts. Curves and surfaces in three dimensions are studied as important special cases. Gauss-Bonnet theorem for surfaces and selected introductory topics in special and general relativity are also analyzed. From the course home page: Course Description This course is an introduction to dif
14.30 Introduction to Statistical Method in Economics (MIT)
This course will provide a solid foundation in probability and statistics for economists and other social scientists. We will emphasize topics needed in the further study of econometrics and provide basic preparation for 14.32. No prior preparation in probability and statistics is required, but familiarity with basic algebra and calculus is assumed.
14.64 Labor Economics and Public Policy (MIT)
Theory and evidence concerning the functioning of the labor market. Particular emphasis on the roles played by government and institutions. Topics include minimum wages, labor market effects of social insurance and welfare programs, the collective bargaining relationship, discrimination, human capital, and unemployment. From the course home page: Course Description The course is an introduction to the field of Labor Economics, with an eye to helping students think critically about research an
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Neural Networks
This practical forms part of the "Neural Networks" topic in the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence module.
Introduction to OO Programming in Java - Introduction to the AWT
This reading material forms part of the "Introduction to the AWT" topic in the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module.
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence - Knowledge Representation
This practical forms part of the "Knowledge Representation" topic in the Introduction to Artificial Intelligence module.
Introduction to OO Programming in Java - Inheritance - extending classes
This visual aid forms part of the "Inheritance - extending Classes" topic in the Introduction to OO Programming in Java module.
14.33 Economics Research and Communication (MIT)
This course will guide students through the process of forming economic hypotheses, gathering the appropriate data, analyzing them, and effectively communicating their results. All students will be expected to have successfully completed Introduction to Statistical Methods in Economics and Econometrics (or their equivalents) as well as courses in basic microeconomics and macroeconomics. Students may find it useful to take at least one economics field course and perform a UROP before taking this
Ian Scoones interviewed by the BBC on Zimbabwe's land reform ten years on: new study dispels the myt
A major new study published by IDS this week asks what has happened in the ten years since large areas of Zimbabwe's commercial farm land were invaded by land-hungry villagers - and it challenges the view that land reform was an unmitigated disaster.
Interactive model of an screw dislocation
Interactive, rotatable model of an screw dislocation. From TLP: Introduction to dislocations, http://www.msm.cam.ac.uk/doitpoms/tlplib/dislocations/dislocations_in_3D.php
soc1a06-c01 - Section C01 - w1.1 Inequality - McMaster University > Courses > SOC1A06 Introduction to Sociology > Section C01 > w1.1 Inequality
soc1a06-c01 - Section C01 - 12.1 Sexualities - McMaster University > Courses > SOC1A06 Introduction to Sociology > Section C01 > 12.1 Sexualities
18.100C Analysis I (MIT)
This course is meant as a first introduction to rigorous mathematics; understanding and writing of proofs will be emphasized. We will cover basic notions in real analysis: point-set topology, metric spaces, sequences and series, continuity, differentiability, and integration.