Aris Candris: Role of Nuclear Power in an Energy-Constrained World
Carnegie Mellon University's top-ranked College of Engineering launched a new Leadership Speaker Series Oct. 11 by hosting Westinghouse Electric Company CEO Aris Candris (CIT'74, '79), who discussed the role of nuclear power in today's energy-constrained world. Candris also talked about the factors that are causing the growing need for energy and a comparison of yesterday's and today's nuclear industry. He was joined in the discussion by a panel of Carnegie Mellon energy experts, moderated by
Copyright for Educators, Cycle 2 - Mar 2010
This is a course for educators who want to learn about copyright, open content material and licensing. It is open to all educators around the world. The course is taught around practical case studies faced by teachers when using copyright material in their day to day teaching and educational instruction.
The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art - 39th Annual Florida Watercolor Society Exhibition
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art opened January 22, 2002 on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College. The Museum's 20th century collection is made up of art from Abraham Rattner's estate donated by Allen and Isabelle Leepa and a large donation made by the Tampa Museum of Art in 1997. The Museum is filled with Rattner's retrospective works: lithographs, tapestries, sculptures, paintings and stained glass. It is sure to be the largest asse
Watch what's new this fall on UWTV!
You won't want to miss what's new this fall on UWTV, channel 27! Monday night is packed full of Husky sports, with weekly updates from Coach Sark followed by Husky Classics. Find out what makes the digital media world tick Wednesdays on "Media Space" at 9, explore the cutting edge of strategic thinking in business with "Fostering Leadership" at 9:30, then take a look inside the University of Washington on "U-double-u three-sixty" at 10. Ready to escape the week? Watch "The Daily's Double Sh
Fine Filters: Filtering Solutions for Clean Water
This unit focuses on the scarcity of safe drinking water across the world, some of the science basics of water, how water can be cleaned through a series of filtration steps, and how nanofiltration can be used as a cost-effective way to solve filtration problems. Upon completing this unit, students will understand: A shortage of clean drinking water is one of the most pressing global issues: As a result of water’s bent shape and polarity, water has unique properties, such as an ability to diss
About UCL (2010)
Located in central London, UCL (University College London) is world-renowned for its innovative teaching methods and pioneering research, which span the sciences, social sciences, biomedicine, humanities and the arts. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/about-ucl/ - Among the world's top universities in a range of rankings & tables (http://bit.ly/blna9x) - 21 Nobel Prize winners - 20,000 students, one third international from 140 countries But rankings and numbers aren't everything. Take a look around the UCL
Inspiring minds: Sir William Ramsay
Universities thrive on the collective efforts of their scholars in tackling complex ideas that require breadth and range of expertise. But the work of unique thinkers is equally fundamental in the march of progress. UCL individuals, both past and present, have made discoveries and inventions that have changed the world. Some UCL people are household names, while other, equally brilliant thinkers are known primarily in their field. There is inspiration for all of us among UCL's people. http://www
Knowing what ideas children already have about a science topic is critical to providing appropriate learning situations. Time spent revealing the ideas they have is a good investment. Quite apart from alerting you, the teacher, to their current understanding of soil, it also gets them going--focusing them on what they will be doing. It gives students a stake in the learning enterprise; "This is the bit I have to offer." Finally, it fixes a benchmark for each student against which he or she can m
Scott Appleby, professor of history and director of the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, discusses "Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular," a major cross-cultural research project launched by Notre Dame, in partnership with scholars and educators from around the world. Learn More: http://newsinfo.nd.edu/news/17067
Law School Construction Quote Wall
--Inspiring Penn Law Students With Memorable Words-- Penn Law School students can find inspiring and thought-provoking words inside the School and now outside the building, too, from quotations printed on a protective wall separating the School's popular courtyard and the Golkin Hall construction site. While relaxing, enjoying lunch or chatting, people in the courtyard are protected by an eight-foot aluminum wall that features law-related quotations from legal decisions, world leaders, activ
Terra - Willamette Innovators Night
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The Big History of Humanity
Aquinas World Affairs Lecture Series: Craig Benjamin, who teaches Big History at Grand Valley State University, presents on "The Big History of Humanity."
TED415 Fall 2010 Session 11
TED415 Multicultural Ed. Session 11 11/14/10 "Language"
Bebop and Modernism
In this lesson students will study how social and economic changes in post–World War II America influenced arts and culture. Students will learn about the experience of African Americans in the postwar period, including the civil rights movement and desegregation, and the influence of these experiences on African-American culture. Students will study how competition with the Soviet Union during the Cold War contributed to the popularity of jazz around the world. They will learn about the music
"Kentucky" on the River at Madison, Indiana
The Kentucky was originally the Levi J. Workum. It was rebult, lengthened and renamed at Madison, Indiana, in 1907. She ran the Cincinnati-Madison route and occasionally Cincinnati-Louisville.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Virtual Museum
Visit the online exhibits to learn about the standardization of women's clothing, weights and measures (crucial to industrialization), technology development during World War II, the first government computer with an internal program, the fall of parity, OCR machines, weathering of stone, Jacob Rabinow, and more.
Burma votes 2010 -- 1 -- Des Ball and Morten Pedersen
Des Ball and Morten Pedersen are the guests in the first 'Burma votes 2010' vodcast. This video was recorded on 2 November 2010 and is hosted by Nicholas Farrelly. It is the first in a series about the 2010 elections in Burma. 'Burma votes 2010' brings together experts to discuss and analyse the poll and the political landscape ahead of and after the election day. If you have questions or comments for the team you can leave them here or join in the conversation at asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newm
Penn Vet Helps City Announce Return of Mounted Police
On Nov. 4, 2010, at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and the Philadelphia Police Foundation announced the reintroduction of the mounted horse patrol unit. Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine works with more than 20 law-enforcement entities in the region, including the Philadelphia Police Department's K-9 unit, treating. Penn Vet Dean Joan Hendricks was among those who spoke at the event. The Philadelphia Police Foundation w
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum - Session 01
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum at The Australian National University on 27 October 2010. Session one: Opening and Perspectives on the International Climate Change Regime Welcome and Opening: Professor Tom Kompas (Director, Crawford School of Economics and Government, ANU) Professor Ian Chubb (Vice-Chancellor, The Australian National University) Martin Parkinson (Secretary, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Government of Australia) Perspectives on the International Climate C
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum - Session 03
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum at The Australian National University on 27 October 2010. Forum Address: Peter Drysdale Head, East Asia Forum, Crawford School of Economics & Government, ANU. Ross Garnaut Distinguished Professor of Economics, The Australian National University & The University of Melbourne.