U.S. Day Ahead: Next stop for Geithner, France
Dec. 6 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner travels to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy amid tense talks over the region's debt woes.
Logarithmic Functions - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation and reviews the definition of a logarithmic function and demonstrates how to graph a logarithmic function. (5:27)
Global Business Experience, Barcelona
Darden School of Business student Lorena Trujiloo talks about her GBE.
Properties of Logarithms - Problem 1 of 3
This video is a continuation and reviews the properties of logarithms. It also provides examples that illustrate how the properties of logarithms are used in various calculations. (5:45)
This video explains how exponential growth is a type of exponential function where instead of having a variable in the base of the function, it is in the exponent. It works through an example problem that demonstrates exponential growth. (4:27)
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Excellent Science Videos & Lesson Plans for Teachers Alan Alda's Scientific American Frontiers Program has been on air for over 15 years now and over that time they have put together hundreds of amazing documentaries for students of all ages. PBS have now compiled
Alan Alda's Scientific American Frontiers Program has been on air for over 15 years now and over that time they have put together hundreds of amazing documentaries for students of all ages. PBS have now compiled
This is a simulation game in which students take various actions to prepare for a natural disaster. The students need to collect facts before making a decison on what to do. The disasters are located in various parts of the world, which also encourages students to find these locations and do research on their cultures and landforms. It is a sophisticated game and would be best played by a group of students.
12 September 1683 p5 of 5: The Battle of Vienna
The Battle of Vienna, on the 12th of September 1683, the battle was won and Vienna was free and this ten minute video shows the climax of this battle and its ramifications. Excellent use of graphics, narration, and acting that conveys the action and events. The end of the battle is shown and Vienna is freed from the epic struggle between Christians and Islamic forces.
Campus Insider: Choosing Classes
Duke sophomore Audrey Adu-Appiah gives her take on how students select courses in the digital age.
Estelle Ellis Discusses Abortion in South Africa
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-reproductive-health-family-planning-reporting-initiative Here Estelle Ellis discusses the complex social and legal environment surrounding the practice of abortions in South Africa. Estelle Ellis of Port Elizabeth, South Africa is part of Pulitzer Center's collaborative reporting project on reproductive health in Africa "The Promise of Life: Reproductive Choice in Africa" (http://bit.ly/zqyrJO).
Protester shot dead as snipers stay in Taiz
Dec. 5 - Opposition blame Saleh for renewed fighting as a woman is killed during protests in Yemen. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Lecture 17 - 11/1/2010
The Real Rhapsody - Gershwin Piano Roll
Piano performance on punched paper from a two-piano demonstration, originally shown in Aolean Hall, NYC. A definitive, dynamic piano roll of Rhapsody in Blue composed by George Gershwin. Could this be the only truly hand-played music roll by George Gershwin? This is the Piano Primo roll, the solo. The other roll, a transcription of the orchestra, is lost. Performed and interpreted on a player piano from the 1920s. At times, you may need to fill in the blanks for yourself. Note: Permission gra
More than 30 years after they were launched, NASA's two Voyager probes have traveled to the edge of the solar system and are on the doorstep of interstellar space. (04:30)
PYSC 329-01, Developmental Psychology: Infancy and Childhood, Fall 2005
Knowledge Objectives: You will be expected to become familiar with current theoretical issues and with research data concerning the development of infants and children. These will be applied to practical problems of child welfare. We will critically examine the potential for scientific theory and research to contribute to our efforts to create social and physical environments that facilitate human development. Each week students will identify factual knowledge and theoretical/conceptual understa
PYSC 326-01, Learning and Memory, Fall 2005
This course will begin with an examination of behavioral theories of learning. Then, after a brief discussion of attention and perception, we will consider the role of mental representation in learning focusing on the formation and retrieval of memories. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Goals Gaining factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends). Learning to apply course material to improve thinking, problem-solving, and decisions. Learning to ana
Lecture 26 - 11/22/2010
Bring your kids to work day
On November 2nd grade 9 students participated in the national "Take your kids to work day" at SFU.