Doing business in San Francisco
A paradise for food-lovers and hill-climbers, San Francisco has plenty to offer. Just don't expect it to be like Los Angeles
Lezen, woordenschat: Highly recommended walking tours
De student oefent leesvaardigheid en woordenschat aan de hand van beschrijvingen van wandelroutes. Hij/zij leert ook wat meer over wandelroutes in Engeland.
Do's and Don'ts when meeting British people
Op het einde van deze les kun je een aantal richtlijnen toepassen om mensen correct te woord te staan.
The new kid on the media block
Op het einde van deze les kun je nieuwe woorden in verband met internet en blogging correct gebruiken.
My favorite recipe
Op het einde van deze les kun je, je eigen favoriete recept in het Engels opschrijven.
Raw Life, New Hope: Decency, housing and everyday life in a postapartheid community
Raw Life New Hope is the story of one community's efforts to secure a decent life in post-apartheid South Africa For residents of The Park a squalid shantytown on the outskirts of Cape Town life was hard and they described their social world as raw Efforts to get on with the messy business of everyday life were often underut by cruel poverty. Despite inhospitable conditions they sought to create respectable lives. The opportunity of formal housing fired them with enthusiasm as they saw the possi
"Understanding Lasers and Fiberoptics, Spring 2008"
"Lasers are essential to an incredibly large number of applications. Today, they are used in bar code readers, compact discs, medicine, communications, sensors, materials processing, computer printers, data processing, 3D-imaging, spectroscopy, navigation, non-destructive testing, chemical processing, color copiers, laser "shows", and in the military. There is hardly a field untouched by the laser. But what exactly is so unique about lasers that makes them so effective? This brief video course i
"Special Topics: Genetics, Neurobiology, and Pathophysiology of Psychiatric Disorders, Fall 2008"
" An opportunity for graduate study of advanced subjects in Brain and Cognitive Sciences not included in other subject listings. The key topics covered in this course are Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Genetics of Psychiatric Disorder, DISC1, Ca++ Signaling, Neurogenesis and Depression, Lithium and GSK3 Hypothesis, Behavioral Assays, CREB in Addiction and Depressive Behaviors, The GABA System-I, The GABA System-II, The Glutamate Hypothesis of Schizophrenia, The Dopamine Pathway and
The Cloning of Cells
In this lesson, students continue their education on cells in the human body. They discuss stem cells and how engineers are involved in the research of stem cell behavior. They learn about possible applications of stem cell research and associated technologies, such as fluorescent dyes for tracking the replication of specific cells.
What a Drag! Lesson
Students learn about friction and drag two different forces that convert energy of motion to heat. Both forces can act on a moving object and decrease its velocity. Students learn examples of friction and drag, and suggest ways to reduce the impact of these forces. The equation that governs common frictional forces is introduced, and during a hands-on activity, students experimentally measure a coefficient of friction.
ESD.69 Seminar on Health Care Systems Innovation (MIT)
This seminar applies a systems perspective to understand health care delivery today, its stakeholders and problems as well as opportunities. Students are introduced to the 'systems perspective' that has been used successfully in other industries, and will address the introduction of new processes, technologies and strategies to improve overall health outcomes. Students are assigned to teams to work on a semester‐long group project, in collaboration with staff of a nearby Boston hospital.
Testing the Caverns - Optional
This activity provides a fun, activity-based closure to the Asteroid Impact unit. Students build model caverns using paper mache or clay and bury them in a tray of sand. Next, they test the models by dropping balls onto them to simulate an asteroid hitting the earth. By molding paper mache around a balloon to form a dome, or around a small cardboard box to form a rectangular structure, students will be able to build their caverns.
Students extend their knowledge of the skeletal system to biomedical engineering design, specifically the concept of artificial limbs. Students relate the skeleton as a structural system, focusing on the leg as structural necessity. They learn about the design considerations involved in the creation of artificial limbs, including materials and sensors.
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, delivering keynote at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0
Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, delivering keynote at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0 Conference on April 1, 2011
2.8.1 A case study
The power of graphics should not the underestimated. They can express information clearly and simply. This unit will help you to assess which style of graphic to use in different situations.
4.14 A final word
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
Global Climate Change Lesson
Students learn how the greenhouse effect is related to global warming and how global warming impacts our planet, including global climate change. Extreme weather events, rising sea levels, and how we react to these changes are the main points of focus of this lesson.
Loss of sea otters, loss of kelp forests
Events that affect one population typically affect other populations. This phenomenon is demonstrated by the otter-urchin-kelp connection.
An analysis or style: How can I analyse the figures of speech used in a literary text
At the end of this lesson the student will be able to: distinguish figures of speech in literary text extracts and assess their impact when they are read aloud.