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Global emission pathways
Keynote address from session 10 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Global emission pathways: balancing Annex 1 mitigation with non-Annex 1 development.
The Evolution of God
In his new book, THE EVOlUTION OF GOD, bestselling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Wright sits down with Bill Moyers to discuss why he thinks the notion of God - real or not - is imperative to a moral society. And, Bill Moyers talks with two environmental activists who are disappointed in Obama's progress on climate change. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay on health care.
Ebrary H1N1 (influenza) searchable information center
This site has been created by Ebrary to provide a portal to information about HN1NI influenza. It enables users to quickly search for government documents (mainly American agency) plus reports, guidelines, newsletters and manuals from inter-governmental agencies worldwide. Most items can be viewed online and downloaded free of charge. These cover all aspects of the illness including pandemics, public health, medication, symptoms, risk management in the workplace and treatments.
According to the promises: the subculture of school science, teachers' pedagogic identity and the ch
This paper reports findings from the Economic and Social Research Council-funded InterActive Education Project, in which teachers, researchers and teacher educators have worked together to develop, perform, and evaluate secondary school science department-based ‘Subject Design Initiatives’. Drawing on notions from sociocultural theory, we have focused on ‘cultural tools’ as material and symbolic mediators of learning. In the Subject Design Initiatives teachers are seen as central to lear
A Bird's-Eye View, studying forests from above
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Spartan Sagas: Joyce French Rogers
Alumna Joyce French Rogers loves everything about MSU's College of Nursing. The most memorable thing she did at MSU was travel to England to study about the history of nursing and English nurse Florence Nightingale. After graduation, she interned at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. She's retired but now does research involving caregivers and people with dementia. "They saw to it that we saw the whole original history of nursing. And MSU did that as much as they could-real, live experienc
This lesson plan should be used for grades 5-7 to help practice, learn, and implement the scientific method, using a self-directed study.
Lecture 6: Teaching Interactively in Large and Small Groups Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
Instructor: Dr. Sanjoy Mahajan
Video - download: Internet Archive (MP4)
Topics covered: Teaching interactively in large and small groups
Health and Human Rights Pamphlets
A series of 7 pamphlets exploring different aspects of the Right to Health These pamphlets are available in three languages English Xhosa and Afrikaans
Some of the most fascinating life on the planet can be found in the forests, streams and wetlands around your community. Run time 06:55.
UK Climate Projections: Projections in Practice and eLearning
Part four. UKCIP senior training officer Richard Lamb speaking at the launch of the 2009 UK Climate Projections in Oxford.
Young Giant Pandas Playing
This very short video shows young Giant Pandas playing on a swing. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
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Sustainability: a business opportunity
By the year 2040, only 15 per cent of the world's population will be living in what are now called developed countries. It's therefore essential for today's business planners to start focusing on the rest of the planet. Fortunately a strategy centred on emerging markets can be both financially profitable and socially responsible, says Barbara Kux of the Dutch multinational Royal Philips Electronics.
"Developing countries are a fantastic source of opportunities for companies," says Kux,
Kick-starting growth in Europe in the face of global competition
With European growth lagging behind that of Asia, the issue of how Europe can kick-start its economy came under the spotlight at the Leadership Summit.
Shell CEO van der Veer: Carbon dioxide regulation necessary to make the markets work
If governments do not intervene, industries will meet the growing demands for energy in the cheapest way possible, and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will increase. That puts Jeroen van der Veer, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell plc, one of the worlds leading petroleum companies, in an odd position: a leading capitalist campaigning for more government regulation.
A nuclear renaissance?
In an age of dwindling natural resources and expanding economies, more countries are turning to nuclear power. According to Mark Fitzpatrick, Senior Fellow for Non-proliferation at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London, not since the Cold War has there been such renewed interest in nuclear -- though this time, the agenda is different.
Fulfilling the vision for knowledge-driven growth in the UAE
In an interview for INSEAD Knowledge, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan talks to INSEAD Professor Stephen Mezias about the challenges facing education in the Gulf and about INSEAD's role in the region.