How probability can help you control your destiny
Full story: http://bit.ly/1KWXS5Y A dramatic tale of plane crashes and poisonous berries – and you get to choose the ending. If you didn't think you need to understand probability before, you will now Option 1: Stick with first choice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhanfdtCUEo Option 2: Switch to other option https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNKAW9mhkiE
SB Cakeoff: The Movie
March 2014 saw the return of the hugely popular Sutton Bonington Science Cake Competition for Sport Relief. The competition raised £610. This year's committee consisted of academic members of staff, under- and postgraduate students from the School of Bioscience and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science. All the winners in the different categories are on the www.sbcakeoff.org.uk website, including the recipe of the winning cake.
Liftoff for NASA's Orion spaceship
For the first time in more than 40 years, NASA has launched a spaceship designed to carry astronauts far beyond Earth. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
2014 Alumni Weekend
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
The Elementary School Teacher, the Thug, and his Grandmother: Brokers and Transnational Migration
In this Anthropology Departmetal Seminar (February 2010) Associate Prof. Johan Lindquist (Stockholm University) discusses forced migration in Indonesia and its impact on male and female workers.
1784 Mifflin Not Washington President - China Trade
The history of trade with China. President Obama does the introduction. In 1784, our founding father, George Washington, commissioned the Empress of China, a ship that set sail for these shores so that it could pursue trade with the Qing Dynasty. Washington wanted to see the ship carry the flag around the globe, and to forge new ties with nations like China. This is a long video with many names that are probably unknown to most students. It has good visuals, but the fast paced video covers too
Open Source Earth Science Curriculum Resources
The collection contains assignments and analysis for an Open Source Earth Science course for grades 9 - 10. The Open Source Earth Science course has been organized to meet the CA Science Standards for Earth Sciences in grades 9 - 10, as adopted by the California State Board of Education.
Earth Systems, an Earth Science Course (CA Textbook)
The following course contains assignments and analysis for an Open Source Earth Science course for grades 9 - 10. The collection has been prepared from resources contributed by teachers and partner educational organizations on Curriki, an online community for creating and sharing open source curricula. The Open Source Earth Science course has been organized to meet the CA Science Standards for Earth Sciences in grades 9 - 10, as adopted by the California State Board of Education. This digital
Numerical Methods Applied to Chemical Engineering, Fall 2001
Numerical methods for solving problems arising in heat and mass transfer, fluid mechanics, chemical reaction engineering, and molecular simulation. Topics: numerical linear algebra, solution of nonlinear algebraic equations and ordinary differential equations, solution of partial differential equations (e.g. Navier-Stokes), numerical methods in molecular simulation (dynamics, geometry optimization). All methods are presented within the context of chemical engineering problems. Familiarity with s
Didactical complexity of computational environments for the learning of mathematics
How a microworld is used by students is crucially influenced by the teacher, who has the responsibility of organising the classroom setting in which learning takes place. For this reason this paper focuses on the teacher as a manager of the learning situation, in relation to the students’ construction of meaning. A model of teaching which takes into account interactions between teacher, students and computer is outlined. Although the focus of this paper will be on the teacher, the teacher w
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Faculty Sparkle Reel
SMU faculty play a big role in local and national news coverage each year. Check out some of our recent Faculty Newsmakers!
A collection of Postboxes in postcode IP5
Dayamrita Chaitanya: How Compassoin helps you grow Personally & Professionally
Drawing upon his immersive experience of several decades on the spiritual path and in humanitarian service Dayamrita Chaitanya explores compassion which he believes is love in action. Dayamrita discusses its application in daily life. He talks about developing compassion within us and how compassion can help us become more effective in our lives personally and professionally. The talk is followed by a short guided meditation session. Dayamrita Chaitanya is the Executive Director of the MA Cente
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Archaeologists turn their trowels on Ravenscroft for its third summer of excavation. Meredith Poole shares an update.