Don't Waste Those Holly Berries!
Project where children plant some holly berries and observe their growth over a two- or three-year period.
Mars Mantle (MOHO) Topography with Mantle Elevation Texture Map
Rotating Mars with MOLA Topography colored to indicate elevation.
Jeff Dixon on Advice to Burgeoning Leaders
Jeff Dixon (MBA '99) Founder, CEO Bodsix
An ecological pyramid (or trophic pyramid) is a graphical representation designed to show the biomass or productivity at each trophic level in a given ecosystem. Biomass pyramids show the abundance or biomass of organisms at each trophic level, while productivity pyramids show the production or turnover in biomass. Ecological pyramids begin with producers on the bottom (such as plants) and proceed through the various trophic levels (such as herbivores that eat plants, then carnivores that eat he
Technical Communication: Concepts and Practice
Learn technical writing at Simon Fraser University: introduction, concepts, practice, design and editing http://www.sfu.ca/techcomm Technical communication instructor Duncan Kent describes his online introductory technical writing course at Simon Fraser University as a "boot camp for technical writing." The Continuing Studies course, called Concepts and Practice of Technical Communication, is part of an online certificate in technical communication. The course is for advanced and beginner tech
Scottish Learning Network
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your studies, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information, and possibly encouraged to present your own findings in this way. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this, and gain the confidence to use them. This unit can be used in conjunction with, and builds on the ‘Working
A Basic Guide to Open Educational Resources (OER)
This Guide comprises three sections. The first – a summary of the key issues – is presented in the form of a set of ‘Frequently Asked Questions’. Its purpose is to provide readers with a quick and user-friendly introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) and some of the key issues to think about when exploring how to use OER most effectively. The second section is a more comprehensive analysis of these issues, presented in the form of a traditional research paper. For those who have
European Film Gateway
A Gateway to film heritage in Europe. Discover, experience, locate, use and share films, photos, posters, reviews, letters and other materials from European film archives and cinémathèques.
Boehner plan likely to pass House: Republican strategist
July 28 - Rich Galen, former communications director to House Speaker Newt Gingrich, analyzes the Tea Party's moves and the growing rift within the Republican caucus.
Understanding "Austrian" Economics [This article originally appeared in the Freeman, February 1981.] "Austrian" economics owes its name to the historical fact that it was founded and first elaborated by three Austrians: Carl Menger (1840–1921), Friedrich von Wieser (1851–1926), and Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851-1914). The latter two built on Menger, thou
[This article originally appeared in the Freeman, February 1981.]
"Austrian" economics owes its name to the historical fact that it was founded and first elaborated by three Austrians: Carl Menger (1840–1921), Friedrich von Wieser (1851–1926), and Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (1851-1914). The latter two built on Menger, thou
Replication Origins and Ends from the course General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
General Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Fall 2006. This course covers molecular biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells and their viruses. Mechanisms of DNA replication, transcription, translation. Structure of genes and chromosomes. Regulation of gene expression. Biochemical processes and principles in membrane structure and function, intracellular trafficking and subcellular compartmentation, cytoskeletal architecture, nucleocytoplasmic transport, signal transduction mechanisms, and c
Practising the use of prepositions mentre e durante in different contexts; Being aware of the two possible positions of sentences introduced by mentre and durante.
Time and Space: Point to Point from the course History of Information
This course explores the history of information and associated technologies, uncovering why we think of ours as 'the information age.' We will select moments in the evolution of production, recording, and storage from the earliest writing systems to the world of Short Message Service (SMS) and blogs. In every instance, we'll be concerned with both what and when and how and why, and we will keep returning to the question of technological determinism: how do technological developments affect socie
Bioinformatics @ SFU: Dr. Cenk Sahinalp
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"Social Psychology, Spring 2009"
" Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate
Finding Funding for Instructional Technology
Econ 100B - Lecture 33 - Economic Analysis--Macro
Economics 100B - Spring 2007. A study of the factors which determine national income, employment, and price levels, with attention to the effects of monetary and fiscal policy.