Afghanistan: Mending it Not Just Ending It
While the U.S. and coalition allies may have an end date in mind for the war in Afghanistan (2014), they have not yet articulated an end game, which to David Miliband threatens “both the substantive long-term interests we have in Afghanistan, and the final narrative of the Afghan drama that began on 9/11.” In h
Effective Practices for Recruitment, Mentoring, and Retention
With many years of academic and corporate workplace experience among them, these panelists share expertise and best practices for recruiting and retaining women to science and engineering careers.
Mildred Dresselhaus came to MIT to teach physics to engineering students. Although she received a scholarship funding women
The Role of International Negotiations in Addressing the Climate Challenge
With frightening evidence for climate change mounting around the globe, from droughts and massive forest fires to melting glaciers and rising sea levels, you might think nations would wish to work together to meet such a grave threat. Instead, as U.S. climate negotiator
Todd Stern reports, there has been only modest progress interna
Ping 113: 3D Human face, Windows 7, Microsoft Fashion, Excel Challenge Laura and Paul manage to put their differences aside for the greater good- which is, of course, bringing you all these hot stories:
Laura and Paul manage to put their differences aside for the greater good- which is, of course, bringing you all these hot stories:
US History Overview 1 of 3: Jamestown to the Civil War
Mr. Khan of Khan Academy focuses on the beginning of colonial history. This is very brief; instructor needs to supplement with more information. Mr. Khan admittedly skips over a large block of years. This segment is Jamestown to the Civil War (18:28)
Sea Surface Height Anomalies Showing the Onslaught of El Nino: August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
TOPEX-Poseidon altimeter sea level anomaly in the Pacific from August 1, 1996 to August 3, 1997
Charleston SeaWiFS True Color Stills
SeaWiFS true color still images of Charleston for 36 dates from September 15, 1997 to August 2, 1998
"Design and Manufacturing I, Spring 2009"
" Welcome to 2.007! This course is a first subject in engineering design. With your help, this course will be a great learning experience exposing you to interesting material, challenging you to think deeply, and providing skills useful in professional practice. A major element of the course is design of a robot to participate in a challenge that changes from year to year. This year, the theme is cleaning up the planet as inspired by the movie Wall-E."
The Business of Farming and Statistics
There are more than 350 different commodities grown in California. In astate that provides approximately 15 percent of U.S. agricultural
products, statistics are an important tool for agricultural economists
to keep up with supply and demand. This 4:30 minute video explains how statistics are used to help farmers grow crops.
The objectives of this session are that you will be able to: Analyse the reasons for using mentoring as a learning and development intervention Explain the benefits for the client, the mentor and the organisation Assess the financial benefits of using mentoring The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
Sampling and Data: Probability
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of probability as a mathematical measure of randomness, including a number of real-world applications.
Where do all the salmon go, and making CO2 bricks
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: how scientists are using fish scales to figure out why the UK salmon population is falling; and how carbon dioxide emissions from power stations could be used to make household bricks.
Everything you wanted know about famous explorers Enchanted Learning has a great collection and timeline of famous explorers throughout history. It is very easy to locate explorers by region or time period. This information is really pitched at primary / elementary students and very easy for teachers to gain an understanding
Enchanted Learning has a great collection and timeline of famous explorers throughout history. It is very easy to locate explorers by region or time period. This information is really pitched at primary / elementary students and very easy for teachers to gain an understanding
Concordia University Interactive - How to Apply
Applying to Concordia is quick and easy thanks to the online application form available through Connect2Concordia. This video is here to help walk you through the application process. Here are the links mentioned in the video: A-Z Programs & Courses: http://www.concordia.ca/programs-and-courses/undergraduate-programs/a-z-subject-list/ Connect2Concordia: https://connect2.concordia.ca/concordia/ MyConcordia Portal: https://www.myconcordia.ca/ Future Students on Facebook: www.facebook.com/CUFu
You've Got the Power
Would you want to live in a world without electricity? No computer. No lights. No video games. Electricity is a form of energy. People don't actually make energy. They just take one form of it and change it into another. This video tells you what it take to make electricity and how it gets to you. This video also addresses the transfer of energy from one form to another. Run time 11:50.
New seed sprout
The embryo of a plant becomes a new plant. The embryo of a plant within a seed is like a baby growing within a mother's belly.
This patient education program discusses ulcerative colitis and explains the anatomy of the digestive system, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for this disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
The New York City Subway
This video is about the math involved in moving 3.6 million people in one day on the New York Subway. The video gives a behind the scenes look at how it is kept running and the decisions that need to be made based on math.
Running time 2:18 minutes.
This patient education program discusses lung cancer and the treatment options. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system, cancer and its causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.