Space Week: Roving Mars, Part 2
How do you get a Rover to Mars? Here's the trip from launch to touchdown.
Between: literature and memory, past and future
Final part of the series, in which an historian, a novelist and a literary critic explore the ways in which memory, literature and history shape contemporary Europe. Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series.
How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
This two minute video shows how to scoop out the numerous seeds in a carved pumpkin and how to roast them finely. The process involves salt and pepper after drying them completely for a day. A good activity around Halloween.
This two minute video explains some of the methods for improving reading speed include increasing the range of the
block of words that are read at the same time, as well as avoiding the urge to go back and reread a sentence. Improve focus and reduce the length of time required to understand a sentence. It also explains why speed reading is important.
Helping With Kids' Homework in Secondary School
This short video reviews ideas to help kids in secondary school
with their homework. For example, it's important to ask them about their schoolwork and what resources they may need. Develop a schedule and ask them about it are also suggested.
Household Food Security Module 1: Introduction, acknowledgments and contents pages
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
Students are introduced to the concept of air quality by investigating the composition, properties, atmospheric layers and everyday importance of air. They explore the sources and effects of visible and invisible air pollution. By learning some fundamental meteorology concepts (air pressure, barometers, prediction, convection currents, temperature inversions), students learn the impact of weather on air pollution control and prevention. Looking at models and maps, they explore the consequences o
Introduction The aim of this tutorial is to help students new to statistics and new to SPSS to learn how to get started with studying statistics using the software package SPSS. For many students statistics represent an area that they are concerned about, either because they have had little experience of statistics before, or due to concerns over the mathematics that might be involved. Statistics learning often involves the additional issue of software such as SPSS. Although this helps to cut down t
The aim of this tutorial is to help students new to statistics and new to SPSS to learn how to get started with studying statistics using the software package SPSS. For many students statistics represent an area that they are concerned about, either because they have had little experience of statistics before, or due to concerns over the mathematics that might be involved.
Statistics learning often involves the additional issue of software such as SPSS. Although this helps to cut down t
Mill, Dam, and Bridge at Bridgeton, Indiana Over Big Raccoon
Joseph J. Daniels built the original Bridgeton Covered Bridge, one of the most photographed in Indiana, in 1868. Destroyed by arson in 2005, the local community rebuilt the bridge, which was completed in October 2006.,Parke County Journey
Quality of Life in Urban China: economic growth and the environment [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Matthew Kahn | Professor Kahn, a leading expert on environmental and urban issues, will examine China’s economic growth to present key issues from his latest research. Matthew Kahn is a Professor in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Steve Gibbons is Professor of Economic Geography at LSE. The Department of Geography and Environment at LSE (@LSEGeography) is a centre of international academic excellence in economic, urban and development geography,
Georgia Tech Student Profile - Katharine
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Carbon 14 Dating 2 - Khan Acsdemy
This is Part 2 of Carbon 14 Dating. (04:15)
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 3D Cylinder simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the volume of a 3D cylinder
Microbiology Factsheets for Schools
Microbiology Factsheets for Schools is a short description of how to make a Winogradsky column to study microbial interactions with mineral substrates. Most useful is the diagram on page 2. Instructions could be clearer and more detailed, so user will want to investigate other sources of information about methods.
Northwest PRECEDENT: State of the Network Address
PRECEDENT Co-Director Tim DeRouen, PhD opens the meeting with his annual State of the Network address.