This site helps students answer questions about dinosaurs: What makes a dinosaur a dinosaur? Where did they live? What caused their mass extinction? Students can participate in a virtual dinosaur discovery, follow milestones in dinosaur evolution, and see behind-the-scenes slide-shows of the lab environment where vertebrate specimens are prepared for exhibits and research.
Writing what you know
Do you want to improve your descriptive writing? This unit will help you to develop your perception of the world about you and enable you to see the familiar things in everyday life in a new light. You will also learn how authors use their own personal histories to form the basis of their work.
Understanding operations management
Operations management is one of the central functions of all organizations whether producing goods or services, or in the private, public or voluntary sectors. This unit will provide you with a basic framework for understanding this function and discusses the role of operations managers, in particular the importance of focusing on suppliers and customers.
Erythemal Index 2000: United States Loop
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
Robust System Design, Summer 1998
This course has been conceived and designed for SDM's "product development" track to be developed in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development. It will require a substantial, team-based design project. The goal will be to define industrially relevant design projects in the SDM sponsor companies and at MIT. Teams will document their efforts in a written report and make a formal presentation of their results.
Advertising on TV1?
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to write a response regarding the commercialization of public television. While carrying out this task you will describe your position with regards to television advertising. You will describe the ideal advertising spot and use certain words to formulate your demands.
This two minute video shows how girls can braid hair.
2 Ciudades con historia
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
14: Dr. Bonita Veysey, Responds to "Women, Girls & the Justice System"
Dr. Bonita Veysey of the Rutgers School of Crinimal Justice responds to "Women, Girsl & the Justice System" by Barbara Owen at Delivering Evidence-Based Gender Responsive Approaches, Day 2 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change, in October 2011.
Invertible Square Matrix
This video explains how determinants can be used to determine if a square matrix is invertible. A square matrix is invertible if and only if its determinant is not zero. (2:39)
The Music Teacher
Sketching orthographics - block 1
"Dear John" by David Mason (poetry reading)
David Mason is Poet Laureate of Colerado. He teaches and is a reader in the Poetry Out Loud movement intended to widen interest in poetry. He says, ""Having beautiful language in your head is one of the great ways of being a human being" http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/david-mason I find the poetry of John Frederick Nims particularly endearing. Out of fairness, I confess that David Mason doesn't find me endearing: he says that I am "All voice and no brain" which makes me feel like the
"Another Sense of An Ending" by Sam Gwynn (poetry reading)
Stills from The Truman Show, for atmosphere. It's pestered you for years and years, Your private little worrywart Like something buzzing in your ears, Some static-tattered last report From someone in the pockmarked fort You'd never trusted all along-- The shitty, sentimental sort. Suppose you got the whole thing wrong. It's aggravating, like the lead --Eberhard Faber, #2-- You'll carry (till you're done and dead!) In your left palm. It's part of you. It fits you like a worn-out s
Snowball Technique: Build Knowledge Incrementally
Lesson ObjectiveUse group work to build student learning gradually. Questions to ConsiderHow does the snowball technique help with controversial topics?How might the technique work in your classroom?How can this strategy assist with differentiation?
This video explains how to solve collection math problems by using linear equations. When solving these problems, the relevant information is put into linear equation form. (4:57)