Building Towards the Future
This curricular unit introduces students to basic Civil Engineering concepts in an exciting and interactive manner. Bridges and skyscrapers, the two most visible products of Civil Engineers, will be discussed in depth. Students will have a chance to design and build balsa wood structures, as well as understand the design principles behind these structures that allow them to withstand vertical and lateral forces. There is also an emphasis on how materials absorb different types of forces. Since t
Great Zoom into Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Football Stadium
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Write 2 Teach in 3 Days
This is a wiki version of an e-book to be released by the Asian Society for Open and Distance Education. This can be used to develop self-learning materials for use in distance education. Authored by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra of Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, this open source material is made available through WikiEducator as a professional development resource for promoting quality in distance education.
AAA Triangle similarity test
An interactive applet and associated web page showing how the AAA similarity test works. Two similar triangles are shown that can be resized by dragging. The other triangle adjusts to remain similar and the angle-angle-angle elements are highlighted to show how they are involved in this test of similarity. (all three interior angles congruent). The web page describes all this and has links to other related pages. Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. This
This patient education program discusses menopause including the signs and symptoms, and ways to cope with them. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, the role of estrogen, and the benefits and risks of hormone supplements. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
John Biles Interview
John Biles, professor emeritus and former dean of the USC School of Pharmacy, discusses his career in pharmacy and his experiences during 46 years at the University of Southern California. In addition to his distinguished service as a professor and dean, Biles made key contributions to the development of the pharmaceutical company Allergan during its early years. Biles was interviewed by Harrison Kurtz on May 24, 1999, as part of the USC Emeriti Center's H. Dale Hilton Living History Project
Nancy E. Warner Interview
Nancy E. Warner, former professor of pathology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, reflects on her career and her time at the University of Southern California. Warner is an esteemed professor and former associate dean who has a long history of mentoring young doctors and promoting women's rights in the medical field. Warner was interviewed by Frances L. Feldman on August 1, 2002, as part of the USC Emeriti Center's H. Dale Hilton Living History Project. Learn more about USC: http://www.
Oswego 150 Years: Alumni Views and Voices - David Sussman '84
The Oswego Alumni Association will release a collection of alumni reminisces in its documentary film, "Oswego 150 Years: Alumni Views and Voices." The film will be officially released during the Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration June 10-12, 2011. Watch the official SUNY Oswego YouTube channel and http://oswego.edu/reunion for new trailers in the coming months. This film was produced, directed and edited by Tyler Edic '13.
2011 Northeastern University Commencement: Full Version
Watch the entire 2011 Northeastern University Commencement ceremony, from the opening procession to President Aoun's beach ball spike!
What Do Bread and Beer Have in Common?
Students are presented with information that will allow them to recognize that yeasts are unicellular organisms that are useful to humans. In fact, their usefulness is derived from the contrast between the way yeast cells and human cells respire. Specifically, while animal cells derive energy from the combination of oxygen and glucose and produce water and carbon dioxide as by-products, yeasts respire without oxygen. Instead, yeasts break glucose down and produce alcohol and carbon dioxide as th
Harry Potter - Quiz
So what do you know about Harry Potter?
Shakespeare - Quiz
To gain some information about the playwright.
Lake Effects of Lake Michigan, faster push-in
Todays SeaWiFS image of Lake Michigan shows a lake effect where clear dry air moves eastward as it traverses the lake and forming dense clouds by the time it reaches the Michigan shore.
Carolina Coast from SeaWiFS: October 26, 1999
Viewing the Cape Hatteras Pamlico Sound area with SeaStar satellite.
Changes in Glacier Bay: Johns Hopkins Glacier
Changes in Glacier Bays Johns Hopkins Glacier from 1973 to 1986
"Topics in Phonology: Phonetic Realization, Fall 2006"
" This course focuses on financing tools and program models to support local economic development. It includes an overview of private capital markets and financing sources to understand capital market imperfections that constrain economic development; business accounting; financial statement analysis; federal economic development programs; and public finance tools. Program models covered include revolving loan funds, guarantee programs, venture capital funds, bank holding companies, community de
2.3.1 Sex differences An intriguing aspect of dyslexia is the apparent excess of males who are affected. This could simply reflect referral bias – a tendency for boys to be identified as dyslexic more readily than girls. In the past, society's expectations of boys and girls were very different with respect to educational achievement. There is now much less overt stereotyping of this kind, but there may still be other reasons why dyslexia might be more readily identified in boys. For example, eviden
An intriguing aspect of dyslexia is the apparent excess of males who are affected. This could simply reflect referral bias – a tendency for boys to be identified as dyslexic more readily than girls. In the past, society's expectations of boys and girls were very different with respect to educational achievement. There is now much less overt stereotyping of this kind, but there may still be other reasons why dyslexia might be more readily identified in boys. For example, eviden
Minimum Measured Ozone Level in 1991
Stratospheric Ozone level for October 5, 1991.
2 Les Français en congé In the second video sequence various people tell us when they take their holidays and explain why they do so. Before watching them, check whether you know how to talk about months and seasons in French.
When talking abou TEDx McMaster U - Jessica Franklin
Grammar Point 3 Talking about months and seasons
"Challenging the Oppression Olympics"
In the second video sequence various people tell us when they take their holidays and explain why they do so. Before watching them, check whether you know how to talk about months and seasons in French.
When talking abou
TEDx McMaster U - Jessica Franklin