ISS Update - June 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 21, 2012.
Types of Christmas Trees
This video provides an explanation of the most popular trees and the good and bad points of each. There is a summary at the end. (.58)
Tweetakt : Expansie uitlaten Bij het berekenen van uitlaten voor tweetakt komen er heel wat parameters kijken. In deze cursus gaat men daar dieper op in en komt o.a. aan bod:
Bij het berekenen van uitlaten voor tweetakt komen er heel wat parameters kijken. In deze cursus gaat men daar dieper op in en komt o.a. aan bod:
Can You Catch the Water?
Students construct a three-dimensional model of a water catchment basin using everyday objects to create hills, mountains, valleys and water sources. They experiment to see where rain travels and collects, and survey water pathways to see how they can be altered by natural and human-made activities. Students discuss how engineers design structures that impact water collection, and systems that clean and distribute water.
Build it Better!
Students use their knowledge of tornadoes and damage. The students will work in groups to design a structure that will withstand and protect people from tornadoes. Each group will create a poster with the name of their engineering firm and a picture of their structure. Finally, each group will present their posters to the class.
Rockets need a lot of thrust to get into space. In this lesson, students learn how rocket thrust is generated with propellant. The two types of propellants are discussed and relation to their use on rockets is investigated. Students learn why engineers need to know the different properties of propellants.
Students read news reports and first-person accounts to imagine what it would be like to be in a blackout in a large city. They follow news reports as if the event were unfolding in real-time and keep weblogs or journals of their experience as they imagine it, taking on different roles of people who live in the city or commute there to work. They use their journal accounts to create a play or screenplay that depicts what the August 2003 blackout was like for the people in the U.S. and Canada who
Economics Transfer CalSO Summer 2012
June 7th, 2012 Cal Student Orientation (CalSO) for transfer students intending to major in Economics.
This slide show is loaded with information for older students. Indeed, there is so much data that the slides may be paused to allow students to catch-up with the information presented. This set of marine community illustrations can be used as visual aids
during formal or informal instruction while teaching about the marine
realm. There are three versions of each illustration:
unlabeled illustration titled, unlabeled illustration titled, and labeled illustration.
TWC9: Microsoft Surface, Windows Phone 8, Azure, Imagine Cup and Pi! | This Week On Channel 9 This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
History Of Steel Drums.com
This video shows students how to tell what a good steel drum looks like and what to listen for. The presenter gives several examples of the sound quality. (1:53)
A course that sets out to link theory to practice in ways that address current issues of language teaching and acquisition through the implementation of an action research project.
HTML5 Tutorial 01 - Introduction
A powerpoint style introduction to HTML 5, with a little of it's history and the new features. Speaker goes fast, so you may have to pause to follow along. (Length 5:06)
Castro and the Cuban Revolution
Fidel Castro sought to eliminate Batista through a Cuban Revolution and he gathered full support from the Cuban people. Castro then took power and control into his own hands and started a communist government in Cuba. In this video clip, learn how government corruption in the 1950’s led to Fidel Castro's violent rise to power. (3:39)
Hollywood Cemetery: Thoughts 1 of 12
Narrator tells basic information about Richmond Garden Cemetery. This cemetery has a lot of biking, runners, and tourists viewing it on a daily basis, in addition to inspiring local artists. Part 1 of 12. Length 1:39
Otis 26th Annual Scholarship Benefit &Fashion Show 2008
Highlights of the annual fashion show
21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory (MIT)
This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is organized around specific theoretical paradigms. In each case our task will be, first, to work through the selected reading in order to see how it determines or defines the task of literary interpretation; second, to locate the limits of each particular approach; and finally, to tr
Geograph reaches Three Million Pictures
Geograph having over 3 million live images on its website!
Chemistry 538 - Organic Chemistry of Macromolecules