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
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.
Back-to-back gains on Wall Street
Aug. 12 - Wall Street logged its first back-to-back gain since July in a less volatile trading session boosted by a pick-up in U.S. retail sales and signs of progress in Europe. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Michael Hardt on The Politics of Love and Evil
Big Ideas presents Duke University Literary Theorist, Michael Hardt, discussing The Politics of Love and Evil
USS Thresher submarine disaster
n 1963 the USS Thresher submarine and a crew of 129 men set sail. It wasset to meet with the USS Skylark off the coast of New England to perform a series of rigorous tests. The fate of The Thresher became the worst submarine disaster in history. This three minute video provides an overview of that tragedy.
Pakistan celebrates independence
Pakistanis mark their independence from Britain as the prime minister asserts the nation's commitment to fighting terrorism. Lindsey Parietti reports.
Chavez cheerful after chemo.
Aug. 14 - President Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela in good spirits after another round of cancer treatment. Katharine Jackson reports.
PBS - The Secret Life of the Brain 2of5 The Childs Brain (2/4)
THE SECRET LIFE OF THE BRAIN, a David Grubin Production,
reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a
lifetime. The five part series covers brain development in the baby,
child/adolescent, and adult. This is a great video to use for High school
psychology, anatomy, or biology class.
Why Study St Paul's Letter to the Romans with Richard Bell
Prof. Richard Bell conveys his enthusiasm for the study of the letter of St Paul addressed to the Romans.