Unit 2 - Natural Resources and food security
The specific outcomes for this unit are to first of all analyse resources in terms of their contribution to food security and then to assess the state of natural resources with groups and individuals in an area.
Unit 3 - Using natural resources wisely
In this unit you will discover how to use these resources sustainably (wisely) not only in day-to-day living, but also when you design a food or other garden in your area. Why is this important? As the number of people increases, our footprint on the Earth becomes bigger and resources are coming under more pressure. Abuse of resources is causing major problems which, in turn, is impacting on our lives on many levels, including that of food security. When we reflect on how we use our natural reso
Unit 4 - Taking action for household food security (Module 3)
In this unit you will get the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills when you work in groups using certain tools and methods, which are common in the field of food security.
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be explo
NOAA: National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
This website is the homepage of NOAA's environmental satellite monitoring service. The National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) provides timely access to global environmental data from satellites and other sources to promote, protect, & enhance the Nation's economy, security, environment, & quality of life. The site features satellite and in situ data from NOAA's Climactic, Coastal, Geophysical, and Oceanographic Data Centers, satellite imagery and research, as we
Alcatraz is home to one of the world's most infamous prisons. From the 1930s to 1960s, Alcatraz was the premier maximum security prison, housing inmates such as Al Capone and George Machine Gun Kelly. Before the prison was created, the island was home to American Indians. Today, it is one of San Francisco's ...
Foram Facts- An Introduction to Foraminifera
This Museum of Paleontology web page discusses foraminifera (forams for short), which are shelled marine microorganisms. It includes what are forams, where they live, their significance (in relation to biostratigraphy, paleoecology, and oil exploration), and an image-rich section about foram classification.
Improving Understanding and Collaboration among First Responders
This unique training addresses the institutional culture of five responder groups: law enforcement, EMS, fire, public health, and private security in an attempt at fostering understanding among these groups
Wireless network security
This unit describes security in the context of Information Security. Five general security attributes (Confidentiality, Authentication, Integrity, Non-Repudiation and Availability) are described and later evaluated in the context of IEEE 802.11 (WLAN). The unit finishes by presenting ten security threats that need to be considered in wireless design.
Lack of services available to women prisoners
Gertrude Cuthbert, chairperson of the Massachusetts Parole Board, describes what she perceives as sexism in the prison service in relation to the services available to women prisoners.
Public Hygiene and Epidemiology
A framework of public hygiene and epidemiology is given. Human pathology related to water and sanitation is dealt with, as well as the relation between health and society and environment.
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water. The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL.
10 Pembroke College
A short overview of Pembroke College including its history and facilities.
Living in an Era of Global Terror
In this podcast, Professor Richard Aldrich from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the impact of globalisation, the opportunities this affords to global terrorists and the challenges faced by the intelligence services. Globalisation has led to a free flow of money, people and ideas, which has benefited many people in the West in recent years and enhanced our standard of living, but the price paid is a reduction in security. As we see a shift towards a de-regulated glo
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Andy Grunberg on "Currents: Recent Acquisitions"
Corcoran College of Art and Design's Photography Department Chair Andy Grunberg discusses the post-modern in relation to the museum’s "Currents: Recent Acquistions" exhibition.
Piano Lesson - How to Play the A major scale (left hand)
2.5 minute video of overhead view of pianist playing the A major scale in the left hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes of the scale. Good for beginners.
21M.013J The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture (MIT)
This course explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. It provides an understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten are explored, as well as readings from the most recent scholars
Warriors of the .Net
Warriors of the .Net is a video for introducing the Internet to novice users. It helps the newcomers visualize how the Net works. It is 12 minutes long and creatively shows an IP packets journey through the net past routers, firewalls, and transatlantic cables.