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Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
Learning about Seasons
We will discover why we experience seasons and yearly changes in weather. Students will interview an adult they know and ask questions.
Capitalism: Success, Crisis and Reform
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Eggs are the means through which chickens reproduce. Hens lay the eggs and incubate them so they will grow. The egg has all of the nutrients the chicken embryo needs to develop into a baby chick and helps protect it as it matures.
Squirrels use their teeth to bite into and crack open chestnuts and other kinds of nuts. Their teeth leave marks on the nutshell after the squirrel has cracked it open to get the nut that is inside.
Butterfly camouflaging with brush in the forest.
Butterflies are true flight insects and have two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales. Butterflies are generally brightly colored and are important pollinators for many plants. They have specialized mouth parts for sucking nectar from plants.
The HoloGlobe Project
These animations were produced for the Smithsonian Institution's HoloGlobe Exhibit which opened to the public on August 10, 1996 at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The various data sets show progressive global change mapped onto a rotating globe and projected into space to create a holographic image of the Earth. The exhibit shows that Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. The exhibit has
Working with available space
Despite a space with limited possibilities, Becky Smith has organized a high school biology classroom where she can work and her students can learn. A classroom profile.
Text discussion and exercise: National Good Neighbour Day
At the end of this lesson you can work out from the instructions how you can contribute to security and well-being in your local area.
Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest
This online exhibition highlights resources for the study of Robin Hood in the collections held by Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham. It includes examples from printed versions of the Robin Hood story in collections of traditional ballad literature, in popular chap books and in stories for children. It also features documents which can be used for the study of the historical Sherwood Forest and its laws.
Episode 4 - Function Generator
How to use a signal/function generator
UR in the Monument Avenue 10k
Members of the UR community joined the crowd of over 41,000 people running in the city's 12th annual Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10k.
Jim Payne - The Evolution of Funk/R&B Drumming
Jim Payne is a drummer, educator, producer, and collaborator with the best in jazz and funk. Jim Payne is the course author of Berkleemusic's new online course Funk/R&B Drums. Learn more at: http://bit.ly/gVwEwQ
LABash Conference Patrick Dougherty
Patrick Dougherty is world renowned for his woven willow sculptures that brink on the border of natural environment (chaos) and man made structures (order). His work can be seeen at http://www.stickwork.net. His presentation was recorded Friday, March 25 as part of LABash 2011. LABash 2011 was held March 25-26 at Purdue University and was hosted by Purdue University's Landscape Architecture program.
LABash 2011 Conference-Jonathan Mueller
Jonathan Mueller, FASLA is the President of the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is a private practitioner, his professional frame of reference includes experience with design-construct, multi-disciplinary, and independent landscape architecture firms as both an employee and stockholder. Jon is currently a senior landscape architect with Landmark, a landscape architectural studio of Architects West in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, that he helped establish in 1984. He is an LLA in six states
Realization of FIR and IIR systems and parasitic effects, robust digital filters, multirate signal processing(sampling rate alteration), filter banks, wavelets, adaptive filters, digital signal processors, etc.
グループ学習により，ビジネス情報システムという枠組みで，情報システムの開発に関するプロジェクトを遂行する。具体的には，発想支援ツールの利用やメタファーの利用，ワークデザイン，ソフトシステムズアプローチ，などの問題設定とその定式化の仕方について学ぶ。 注：授業は原則として偶数年度は英語，奇数年度は日本語で行う。 Associate Professor SENOO Dai, Pro