Radiation affects food supplies
Farmers and food supplies affected by radiation levels as people fleeing regions near the nuclear plant wonder if they will ever return.
The World Has Changed: Connected Learning Slideshow
This 21 slide presentation shows that the new curriculum does not place enough emphasis on making connections with the students and with the real world. It is worth sharing at inservice and when developing lessons.
Authors@Google: Dan Schawbel
Dan Schawbel, author of Me 2.0, speaking at the Google Boston office about building a personal brand for career success. Dan is the Managing Partner of Millennial Branding, LLC and has been recognized as a personal branding guru by The New York Times.
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
The official website of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology presents the research carried out at the institute. There are several departments, including one in Linguistics, one in Evolutionary Genetics and one in Human Evolution (the first to sequence the Neanderthal genome). The Department of Linguistics studies "the diversity of human language and the historical processes underlying this diversity" by searching for properties that are universal to all languages. This is achi
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
Episode 32: Birds, Nations and Empires
Dr Lewis Mayo gives a historical perspective of how birds have symbolised nations' political struggles and aspirations. With host Sian Prior.
This very short (half-minute) video shows and names various forms of human-made habitations.
Indiana's Water Shortage plan drought triggers
Symposium on Data-Driven Approaches to Droughts (DDAD2011), June 21-22, 2011. A presentation by Jerry Unterreiner of the Indiana Water Shortage Task Force with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. He discusses Indiana's water shortage plan drought triggers.
APW2011-From Sorcerers to Cybercrime
From Sorcerers to Cybercrime: with Professor Veronica Taylor, Dr Lennon Chang, Dr Miranda Forsyth, Dr Judith Healy & Dr Jeroen Van Der Heijden. This is the second session of Asia Pacific Week 2011, recorded on Monday 11 July 2011 at The Australian National University
The legal and regulatory systems of the Asia-Pacific offer a rich mix of legal pluralism and complex issues of governance. In this panel, scholars from the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at ANU present examples of interdi
Property and the Social Order
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ASSET4 ESG - Using the Company Level Template
This video demonstrates how to access a sampling of company-level environmental, social, and governance data using ThomsonReuters’ Datastream.
ASSET4 ESG-- Environmental, Social, and Governance data -- is available to the MIT community via the dedicated Datastream workstation at Dewey Library. For questions and assistance, visit http://libraries.mit.edu/ask-us/ .
A career in this field could include everything from designing business cards to trucks and buildings. This video shows how they work and what challenges they fit.Running time 2:59 minutes.
This showcase of digital broadsides is devoted to nature poets and their work. Imagine Nature explores the convergence of poetry, graphic arts, and the technology of the Internet. Along with the text of the poem, some broadsides includes an audio reading (often by the author), photographs or original artwork, related nature sounds, or videos. The featured works include: "The Snakes of September" by Stanley Kunitz| "Sleeping In the Forest" by Mary Oliver| "St. Francis and the Sow" by Galway Kinne
History of Remote Sensing: Landsat's Thematic Mapper (TM)
The Landsat Thematic Mapper is a multispectral imaging sensor added to Landsats 4 and later. This site uses text, photographs, tables, and diagrams to explain how the Thematic Mapper works and the advantages of sensing radiation in wavelengths other than those normally visible to the human eye. It is part of NASA's Remote Sensing Tutorial and links to the rest of the tutorial are provided.
Rocket Me into Space
One of the exciting challenges for engineers is the idea of exploration. This lesson looks more closely at Spaceman Rohan, Spacewoman Tess, their daughter Maya, and their challenges with getting to space, setting up satellites, and exploring uncharted waters via a canoe. This lesson reinforces rockets as a vehicle that helps us explore outside the Earth's atmosphere (i.e., to move without air) by using the principles of Newton's third law of motion. Also, the ideas of thrust, control and weight
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