The unheard story of noise pollution
At the end of this task you will be able to lodge a complaint by phone concerning noise pollution at night. In order to complete this task successfully you first learn how to lodge a complaint. In the second exercise you read an article concerning noise pollution at night caused by air traffic.
"Introduction to Modeling and Simulation, Spring 2008"
" This course explores the basic concepts of computer modeling and simulation in science and engineering. We'll use techniques and software for simulation, data analysis and visualization. Continuum, mesoscale, atomistic and quantum methods are used to study fundamental and applied problems in physics, chemistry, materials science, mechanics, engineering, and biology. Examples drawn from the disciplines above are used to understand or characterize complex structures and materials, and complement
"The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture, Spring 2009"
" This class explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. Provides a better understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Explores great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten. Readings will also include selections from the mo
3.3 Care: a contested word
Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.
Is poverty getting better?
June 29 - Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, Charles Kenny, tells Felix Salmon that global development is succeeding and most people are living healthier, more prosperous lives than their parents and grandparents.
Plantations in Ireland - Primary Sources
Visual and primary sources of information relating to the Plantations in Ireland with a range of challenging questions for students to complete.
Writing a Resume
These activities will help you write a resume.
Dress for Success
In this design activity, students investigate materials engineering as it applies to weather and clothing. The students will design and analyze different combinations of materials for effectiveness in specific weather conditions. Analysis will include simulation of temperature, wind and wetness elements, as well as the functionality and durability of the final prototype.
Want to buy a dinosaur? Seriously.
June 28 - Dinosaur skeletons up to 200 million years old are on display in Paris before they go under the hammer. Gemma Haines reports.
Lagarde: "I feel very proud, very moved"
June 28 - French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde tells a pack of media that she is "very proud" and "very moved" to have been picked as the new IMF chief. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Greek protest turns violent
June 28 - Demonstrators clash with riot police as Greece braces for austerity cutbacks. Andrew Raven reports.
Nepal Revives Tourism, Targets LGBT
Attracting gay and lesbian tourists is Nepal's new strategy to boost the country's once booming tourism that has been damaged by a decade-long Maoist insurgency. In this audio slide-show, reporter Habiba Nosheen provides an overview of the stories she recently covered from Nepal and her reporting on the trafficking of Nepalese women to India where they are sold into sex slaves. This overview is a part of Nosheen's bigger project for the Pulitzer Center about human trafficking in Nepal http://bi
ISS Update - June 28, 2011
The International Space Station video update for June 28, 2011.
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #12 - It’s the Final Countdown! Top 5 Cheat Sheet Tools and Tips
Welcome to the very last Cheat Sheet to Mastering a Language lesson! Everyone loves a good countdown, so today, we’re giving you the Top 5 Tips and Tools for Mastering any language. In the past, we’ve covered the power of social networking, Core Word Lists, learning with videos and setting goals. [...]
GENESIS CAP 4 CASTELLIONIS BIBLIA SACRA
Castellio's Latin translation of the bible, designed as a pedagogical tool to teach good classical style, is a delight to read.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 6 Month Old: Normal: Postural Reflexes - Lateral Propping
Lateral propping or protective extension is essential for the baby to be able to sit independently. This postural reflex develops at 5 to 7 months of age. Anterior propping actually develops first, then lateral propping. For anterior propping the baby will extend the arms forward to catch himself and prevent falling forward. Lateral propping occurs when the baby is falling to one side or the other and he extends the arm laterally to catch himself. Asymmetric lateral propping can be an early sign
Beginner - I don't smoke Being offered a cigarette is a common occurrence in most societies. While you can get by on context and gestures, it's nice to know how to politely decline. It's also nice for you smokers out there to know how to politely request to smoke anywhere.
Being offered a cigarette is a common occurrence in most societies. While you can get by on context and gestures, it's nice to know how to politely decline. It's also nice for you smokers out there to know how to politely request to smoke anywhere.
28.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** In Griechenland hat ein 48-stündiger Streik begonnen, mit dem erneut gegen das milliardenschwere Sparprogramm der Regierung protestiert werden soll. Züge und die meisten Fähren stehen still, Ärzte behandeln in Krankenhäusern nur Notfälle. Ministerien, staatliche Unternehmen sowie viele Banken werden ebenf
Build a LabVIEW subVI to retrieve audio from a .wav file, specifically the left channel, and return as a monaural waveform.
What Killed the Mammoths? Could It Have Been a Killer Plague?
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at attempts to answer the question of what killed off the woolly mammoth. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists. The Introduction explains why the woolly mammoth's extinction is particularly puzzling and the thought process that led Ross MacPhee to investigate whether a highly lethal infectious disease was responsible. Tusks on the Tundra covers the 18-day expedition MacPhee and others took north of the Ar