Science in Focus: Energy: Workshop 8. Understanding Energy
Energy lights our homes, fuels our transportation systems, and much more, but affordable energy is in limited supply. In this session, look at the global impact of these limits and see how being smart about using energy will become more important in our daily lives.,This segment explores the question "Where does our energy come from, and what are all the costs of using it?" by visiting classrooms as well as interviewing students and scientists.
Rise of the Sharks
21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.
Just How Small Is An Atom?
This is an EXCELLENT introduction to atoms and their parts (specifically: nucleus and electrons). It simplifies the characteristics of the parts of an atom and compares them to everyday things that a student would be familiar with. (05:27)
Convocation June 12, 2012 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Science. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/Convocation
Planned Giving @ Concordia: A loved one's legacy
Planned Giving @ Concordia: www.concordia.ca/plannedgiving Concordia Advancement and Alumni Relations: www.concordia.ca/alumni-giving Each of us, at one time or another, is inspired by someone to reach greater heights. For Tania Shamy — a three-time Concordia graduate, BFA 69, Dip Ed 72, MA 84 — her mother remains a continuous source of inspiration. Shamy's late mother, Yolande Tomiuk, BA 70, had four children yet managed to complete an undergraduate degree as an evening student at Concordi
Electromagnetism Activity by NASA
NASA Connect segment explaining how NASA is using electricity and magnetism to propel spacecraft into orbit. The segment also explains acceleration, mass, and force in an algebraic equation. Includes internet tools for teachers. Length 2:44
Trigal con cuervos - Vincent Van Gogh
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Posiblemente sea el Trigal con cuervos uno de los trabajos más famosos de Van Gogh, considerándose obra clave del periodo de Auvers. En primer plano contemplamos el punto de unión de los tres caminos que parten hacia diferentes direcciones; entre ellos, limitados con una línea verde que corresponde con las hierbas y la maleza, hallamos los campos de trigo en todo su esplendor, iluminados por la luz n
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Ethics
From your Block to the Boardroom: Why High-Quality Education is Our Ethical Responsibility. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and community leaders discuss the community's ethical role in supporting public education. Mike Rawlings talks about the ethical obligation of providing a quality education for our kids. For more information and to view related content, visit http://www.smu.edu/Provost/Ethics/Events/PastEvents/Block2Boardroom
The Consultation Assessment and Improvement Instrument enables the observer to identify explicitly particular consultation strengths and weaknesses, as a prelude to providing specific feedback on how to overcome weaknesses and enhance strengths.
Inleiding in de kernfysica Deze bijdrage geeft een overzicht van de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de wetenschappelijke inzichten in de kernfysica. De volgende items komen aan bod:
Deze bijdrage geeft een overzicht van de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de wetenschappelijke inzichten in de kernfysica. De volgende items komen aan bod:
Andrew Lawrence Earns Spot on Great Britain Olympic Basketball Team -- College of Charleston Cougars
College of Charleston men's basketball 6-foot-1 rising senior point guard Andrew Lawrence (London, England) will compete in the upcoming 2012 London Olympic Games to be held on July 27-August 12 across the pond, as the final 12-man Great Britain National Team roster was announced by the British Olympic Association (BOA) on Thursday. It marks only the second time in history in which Team Great Britain will be represented in basketball at the Olympics, and the first time since the Games were las
Course provides a strong grounding in the economics of information goods and services. Students analyze strategic issues faced by for-profit and not-for-profit organizations: pricing, bundling, versioning, product differentiation and variety, network externalities, and rights management.
Complex Systems 200 - Model Thinking
Models help us to better organize information - to make sense of that fire hose or hairball of data (choose your metaphor) available on the Internet. Models improve our abilities to make accurate forecasts. They help us make better decisions and adopt more effective strategies. They even can improve our ability to design institutions and procedures.In this class, students will be presented with a starter kit of models: starting with models of tipping points. Then moving on to cover models explai
Michigan Journal of Social Work and Social Welfare
The Mission of the Michigan Journal of Social Work and Social Welfare is to promote dialogue about knowledge, values, skills, and social justice-related issues by providing students the opportunity to contribute to the social work body of literature. Founded by students at the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 2010, this journal aims to also serve as a forum for students to express their perspectives and their learning in a way that contributes to our profession and is committed to
Vicki Cobb's Science Play Books in Action
College of Pharmacy Health & Safety Fair 2012
The largest community outreach event held by the UA College of Pharmacy, the Health & Safety Fair attracts more than 1,000 participants annually. In 2012, the fair was held in conjunction with El Rio Community Health Center.
Reflections on Leading India's National Health Organizations || Harvard School of Public Health
K. Sujatha Rao served as Union Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the government of India until 2010, where she was involved in the first ever national program for non-communicable diseases; the process for a national policy for use of antibiotics; and introducing vaccines in public health.