Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
Space Campers Speak With Astronaut Mike Fossum
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center, NASA astronaut Mike Fossum participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with students at a space camp at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (Camp KSC) in Florida. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://
Smokey Visits Station Flight Control Room
Smokey Bear celebrated his 68th birthday with a special visit to the International Space Station Flight Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston. On May 14, Smokey went where no bear had gone before when Flight Engineer Joe Acaba and the Expedition 31 crew chose a plush Smokey doll to be the team's launch mascot.
Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
Why Sweating Cools You Down - Khan Academy
Sal Khan discusses the sweat on our skin on a molecular level. (04:29)
Wrong Statements in Proofs, Example 1 - Khan Academy
Example of working through this module. (02:49)
Fill-in-the-Blank Triangle Proofs, Example 2
Sal Khan works through this example in a little more than six minutes.
Rethinking assessment (UCL)
Think university assessment is only about exams and essay-writing? Think again. Dr Chiara Ambrosio (UCL Science and Technology Studies) is using creative forms of alternative assessment in her Science, Art and Philosophy course. On a topic of their choice, students conduct a literature review, create a poster with images and text and then present their findings to their peers. This form of assessment engages a wide range of skills and challenges students beyond the traditional modes of essays an
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Australia athletes slipping, but coaches cashing in
Aug. 10 - The land down under is suffering its worst performance in the pool since 1976...while Australia's coaches are getting paid big bucks in China and the UK for gold medals.
Start your career with Illinois State's Career Center
Seeking a career or internship in 2013? The Illinois State University Career Center invites Illinois State students to join the Career Center for the Fall Career Fair. The Internship Fair is Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from 4-7pm. The Career Fair is Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 11am-2pm. Both are in the Bone Student Center. Check out http://careercenter.illinoisstate.edu/ for more information.
Alex Maier discusses the battle to beat the malaria parasite
Dr Alex Maier of the Research School of Biology in the ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment discusses the global battle to beat the malaria parasite, which still kills almost a million people each year. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16511 To view an online version of the magazine: http://issuu.com/anureporter/docs/anu_repo