Wildlife Management Activity Guide for Teachers
Whether your school has a 40 acre school forest or a 40 square foot school yard lawn, we urge you to get your students involved in some hands-on wildlife management. It is a relevant real world issue that will also expose them to disciplines other than science as they learn all the complexities of land management. A few teachers are teaching about a variety of game species and habitats. Others are developing small native plant gardens which provide basic needs for native butterflies and birds. P
A History of the County of Gloucester: Volume 11 Bisley and Longtree Hundreds
Covering the 18 parishes of the Cotswold hundreds of Bisley and Longtree and includes the market towns of Stroud, Tetbury, Painswick, and Minchinhampton.
Ireland faces years of pain
The Irish Government unveils a raft of tough austerity measures aimed at restoring the country's broken finances.
Advanced Sensor Networks Panel and Discussion
Panel session on the topic of Advanced Sensor Networks presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS). Panelists and their opening talks, which are also available on SciVee.tv, are as follows: Mike Allen, University of California-Riverside - Beyond NEON: Soil Sensor & Ecological Monitoring Prabal Dutta, University of Michigan - Experimental, Environmental and Ecological Wireless Sen
The CyberBridge team at Montgomery High takes on the issue of cyberbullying.
Listen: “Sixties at 50″ draws on Vanderbilt Libraries’ unique treasures
“The Sixties at 50,” an exhibition of video, photos and other treasures from one of society’s most significant decades, is on display at the Vanderbilt University Central Library and Special Collections. The exhibition was curated by a team of Vanderbilt subject librarians and technology staff under the guidance of Celia Walker, director of special projects. “Thekeep reading »
Now, It's Time for Texas A&M (30 seconds)
Texas A&M University national thirty-second television commercial for the 2010 "It's Time for Texas A&M" campaign. Produced by the Division of Marketing & Communications
Keeping the Fields Green: Researching Diseases of Spinach Seed Plants
MOUNT VERNON, Wash.— Rows of small black pots sit on moveable metal tables inside a greenhouse at the Washington State University Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon. The warm air inside the green house is giving life to spinach plants in the otherwise wet and rainy Skagit Valley. However, a disease has hit some of the plants, and it's up to WSU researchers to figure out how to stop it. The culprit, Fusarium wilt --a soil-dwelling microscopic fungus,-- has b
MSUToday: Into the Amazon
MSU researcher Robert Walker shows how research doesn't always take place in a lab on campus as he travels to the middle of the Amazon to work on a National Science Foundation project on forest fragmentation.
Welfare State Reform Over the (Very) Long-run
The lecture and panel discussion celebrate the T H Marshall Fellowship scheme, funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, which has been running for seven years. The event also launches the Oxford Handbook of the Welfare State |and will be followed by a reception. Paul Pierson has been a professor of public policy and holder of the Avice Sarint Chair of Public Policy at Berkeley since 2004. Anton Hemerijck is secretary of the Scientific Council for Government Policy in the Netherlands, and is Professo
The Wisdom of Bees
When Michael O'Malley first took up beekeeping he thought it would be a nice hobby to share with his son. But he noticed that bees not only work together to achieve a common goal but, in the process, create a remarkably productive organisation. O'Malley's new book The Wisdom of Bees shows what bees can teach managers and provides insight into decision-making, communication and forward planning. This event celebrates the publication of Michael O'Malleys new book The Wisdom of Bees: What the Hive
Liu honored at banquet
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo is honored during a banquet and march after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
Complete version: This Biodiversity Consortium courseware 'World' unit uses the large ungulates in the Kruger National Park as a basis for exploring various aspects of species diversity. You can interactively sample various habitats in the Kruger National Park, and obtain counts of the different ungulates present. These data can then be used to plot a variety of different diversity indices and abundance models. Full instructions for this sampling program are available in the courseware unit
SP.236 Exploring Pharmacology (MIT)
From Abilify to Zyrtec, the world is full of interesting drugs. Such substances have cured diseases, started wars, and ended careers. This seminar will explain how drugs can elicit a range of medicinal and recreational effects. Planned topics include over-the-counter drugs and "dietary supplements," drugs of abuse, treatments for neurological disorders, psychiatric medications, and many more. Prior experience is neither expected nor required, but student participation is essential.
2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design (MIT)
This is an advanced course on modeling, design, integration and best practices for use of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams and mechanisms. Modeling and analysis of these elements is based upon extensive application of physics, mathematics and core mechanical engineering principles (solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, manufacturing, estimation, computer simulation, etc.). These principles are reinforced via (1) hands-on laboratory experiences wherein students conduct experime
Development Policy: syllabus
Syllabus for an economics module providing students with a knowledge of the development policies carried out by the IMF and the World Bank, as taught by Marina Della Giusta of the University of Reading. Available in Word format.
Green Imperial 66 Manual Tyewriter (Long Carriage)
Manual typewriter in green metal housing with long carriage.. Maker: Imperial Typewriter Co - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Long Orange Gloves
Long orange gloves; - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Cream Linen with Drawn-Thread Work
Cream linen with drawn-thread edging - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Algebraic methods 2 : mathematics 1 level 4 Chapter 3 : differentiation
This is a presentation about Algebraic methods (differentiation) and forms part of the 2009/2010 Engineering (foundation degree, BEng and HN) courses from University of Wales Newport (course codes H101, H691, H620, HH37 and 001H). It is a part of the core modules for the full time 1st year undergraduate programme. This open educational resource was released through the Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre Open Engineering Resources Pilot project. The project was funded by HEFCE