20. The Secret of a Long Life (That’s Amore!)
Get ready for a treat as this episode could reveal the secret of a long life! – That is, according to VIP Member Roberta from Vancouver, Canada, who went to the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia just a month ago, and was impressed by the discovery of this tiny little village where about 300 of [...]
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Planetary Economics: macroeconomic and international implications [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Michael Grubb | Professor Grubb assesses lessons from 20 years of debate on technology, economic dimensions of global energy and environmental problems from corresponding policy efforts. Michael Grubb is Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at University College London. Alex Bowen is Principal Research Fellow in the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at LSE. Credits: Tom Sturdy (Audio Post-Production), LSE AV Services (A
Why I chose the Lambuth Campus of the University of Memphis - Natasha
See why Natasha chose to go to the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus in Jackson, TN. For more on the Lambuth Campus, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/lambuth/
First Cross-cultural Lesson
Professor Mansour Javidan gives incoming students their first cross-cultural lesson at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu.
This case study describes the current trend for crime scene investigation drama and news stories of personal tragedies involving incorrect or missing data have been harnessed to capture the attention and inspire learning and enterprise skills in students studying database compilation
How probability can help you control your destiny
Full story: http://bit.ly/1KWXS5Y A dramatic tale of plane crashes and poisonous berries – and you get to choose the ending. If you didn't think you need to understand probability before, you will now Option 1: Stick with first choice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhanfdtCUEo Option 2: Switch to other option https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNKAW9mhkiE
SB Cakeoff: The Movie
March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic members of staff, under- and postgraduate students from the School of Bioscience and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. All the winners in the different categories are on the www.sbcakeoff.org.uk website, including the recipe of the winning cake.
Mentor or Martyr? Beware the Rescuer Trap
Are you addicted to helping others or is your mentor relationship creating unhealthy levels of interference? Perhaps you’ve fallen victim to the Rescuer Syndrome.
Liftoff for NASA's Orion spaceship
For the first time in more than 40 years, NASA has launched a spaceship designed to carry astronauts far beyond Earth. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
2.A35 Biomimetic Principles and Design (MIT)
Biomimetics is based on the belief that nature, at least at times, is a good engineer. Biomimesis is the scientific method of learning new principles and processes based on systematic study, observation and experimentation with live animals and organisms. This Freshman Advising Seminar on the topic is a way for freshmen to explore some of MIT's richness and learn more about what they may want to study in later years.
2014 Alumni Weekend
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
Economic Update on WBAI Jan 21st, 2012
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3.5 Global climate change continued
Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
Ecology: Material Cycle
Discusses the continuous natural cyce of raw materials, such as, water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen. The video briefly reviews the water cycle, oxygen/carbon cycle, photosynthesis, food chains, and the nitrogen cycle. Run time 02:52.