Construct And Test Roofs for Different Climates
We design and create objects to make our lives easier and more comfortable. The houses in which we live are an excellent example of this. Depending on your local climate, the features of your house will be different to satisfy your particular needs; protection from hot, cold, windy, and/or rainy weather. Students should be aware of the different types of roofs found on various houses in different environments throughout the world. This can be done with books and photos. Models of the houses will
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Elon University President Leo M. Lambert delivers the charge to the Class of 2011 at Commencement on May 21, 2011
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Meet Dr. Judy Rubano, Internal Medicine Physician. Dr. Rubano has been practicing with Carolina Family Care in Mt. Pleasant for 16 years. She believes doctors and patients should be equal partners in making decisions regarding their health care.
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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #10 - Time to Take Those Training Wheels Off and Immerse Yourself
So you’ve been studying Japanese for a few months now, right? Maybe even a few years! You’re feeling pretty good about what you know…but have you ever really put it to the test? We know, not everyone can make it to Japan to test out their speaking and listening skills. But did you know that [...]
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Climate change; a contemporary and geological perspective
The files in this archive are the core teaching component of the Masters-level module ‘Global Climate Cycles’ providing a “hands-on” approach to understanding the keyconcepts, numerical methods, and interpretation of climate related research across the geological past (focussing on the Cenozoic). The module comprises 22 Powerpoint lectures and a number of practicals. It is delivered as a short intensive (3 week) course to an audience of MSc and Integrated masters students. The init
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Comment on Colombian politician to discuss citizenship culture at Vanderbilt by Ted Fischer
We are hosting Antanas Mockus on campus today--the man who changed Bogota. He hired 420 mimes to control traffic in Bogotu00e1u2019s chaotic streets and shut down the corrupt transit police. And traffic fatalities fell 50%. He asked citizens to put their power to use with 350,000 u201cthumbs upu201d and u201cthumbs downu201d cards that his office distributed. The cards were meant to approve and disapprove of other citizensu2019 behavior. He asked people to pay an extra 10% in voluntary taxes
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6.5 Summary of Section 6
How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.
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5.5 Summary of Section 5
How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.
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The Economist Asks: The ups and downs of capitalism
John Plender, author of "Capitalism: Money, Morals and Markets", and our Schumpeter columnist explore history to explain the free market's vices, virtues and future
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"Computation Structures, Spring 2009"
" 6.004 offers an introduction to the engineering of digital systems. Starting with MOS transistors, the course develops a series of building blocks — logic gates, combinational and sequential circuits, finite-state machines, computers and finally complete systems. Both hardware and software mechanisms are explored through a series of design examples. 6.004 is required material for any EECS undergraduate who wants to understand (and ultimately design) digital systems. A good grasp of the mater
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The Heat Is On!

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With summer upon us and temperatures rising, we should stop and thank our lucky stars for air conditioning — and wish upon the same sta
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Northeastern University freshman phenom Eric Jenkins talks about his upcoming trials as the only rookie in the field of 24 to compete in the national semifinal for the 1,500-meter run at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship in Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday, June 9 at 6:15 p.m.
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Potatoes vs. Late Blight: Plants at War and Peace
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An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific Ocean from January 1997 through August 1998 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
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Knee Replacement (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the knee, symptoms, and treatments, including the benefits and risks of knee replacement surgery, for damaged knee joints. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Ocean Planet: Final Version with Credits
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
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