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Reading the Rocks from Wireline Logs
This site is made up of both a tutorial and and interactive excercise. The tutorial covers the basics of the geological interpretation of gamma-ray, photoelectric index, neutron-density porosity log overlays as a pattern recognition of the common sedimentary lithologies. The tutorial text is associated with the "Oz machine", a Java applet that generates logs for synthetic sedimentary successions and challenges users to assign lithologies, using a graphic palette.
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Fast Answers To Your Questions: Pop Rocks and Soda
Will mixing Pop Rocks and Coke kill you? Life Sciences Professor Charles Hummel gives the answer. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
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Munger on Love, Money, Profits, and Non-profits
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the world of profit, money, love, gifts, and incentives. What motivates people, self-interest or altruism? Both obviously. But how do these forces interact with each other? Does relying on one always provide a stronger incentive than the other? Do charities, for-profit businesses or government agencies do a better job providing a good or service? Munger and Roberts have a wide-ranging discussion across these issues includ
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Gregory on Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin
Paul Gregory of the University of Houston and a Research Fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Nikolai Bukharin's power struggle with Stalin and Bukharin's romance with Anna Larina, who was 26 years younger than Bukharin. Based on Gregory's book, Politics, Murder, and Love in Stalin's Kremlin, the conversation explores the career and personal life of Bukharin and how his career and personal life intersected. Bukharin was one of the key fou
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Love on the rocks?
How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business? Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future. Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.
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Love on the rocks?
How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business? Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future. Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.
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Love on the rocks?
How badly has the recession affected the relationship between political parties and business? Expert in the field - Professor Mick Moran - assesses the cracks in the relationship and how the crisis will affect it in the future. Professor Moran was at the University to open the inaugural seminar series for the Centre for British Politics.
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School House Rocks "Mother Necessity"
Join School House Rock as they sing about some of the most important inventions in history.  This short, catchy song will help you memorize the following inventions and their inventors:  cotton gin (Eli Whitney), lightbulb (Thomas Edison), telegraph (Samual Morse), sewing machine (Elias Howe), telephone (Alexander Graham Bell), airplane (the Wright brothers), steamboat (Robert Fulton), wireless radio (Marconi), car (Henry Ford), and factories (Samuel Slater). Run time 03:01
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Igneous Rocks
Silly, but entertaining and educational. Uses simple demonstrations to explain what igneous rock is and how it formed. Grades 4-7. 4:20 min.
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Rocks Unit
Picking up, examining and collecting rocks can be the first steps in moving children toward an appreciation of geology and the “bones” of the Earth. Children can find a wide variety of rocks in many places, from the school yard to parks and driveways at home. Even very young children enjoy picking up rocks, lining them up, choosing “favorite” ones, pouring water over them to make them shiny and even painting them as gifts for adults. By letting children handle and observe rocks you give
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Rocks, Rocks, Rocks: Activity
Student teams will test rocks to identify and record rock properties such as luster, hardness, color, etc., and classify rocks as igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary. They will complete a worksheet table with all of their rock properties, and then answer some worksheet questions to deepen their understanding of rock properties and relate them to the cavern design problem.
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Rocks, Rocks, Rocks: Lesson
Student teams will test rocks to identify and record rock properties such as luster, hardness, color, etc., and classify rocks as igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary. They will complete a worksheet table with all of their rock properties, and then answer some worksheet questions to deepen their understanding of rock properties and relate them to the cavern design problem.
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Ranking the Rocks: Lesson
This lesson develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
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Ranking the Rocks: Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
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The Image Gallery: Rocks
This website offers an extensive, annotated list of photographs of rock types. Some of the photographs are of hand samples, others are of rocks in the field. Users can also follow links to image galleries of fossils, landforms, minerals, geologic features and processes, and geology and cultures.
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21L.704 Studies in Poetry: Gender and Lyric -- Renaissance Men and Women Writing about Love (MIT)
The core of this seminar will be the great sequences of English love sonnets written by William Shakespeare, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, and Mary Wroth. These poems cover an enormous amount of aesthetic and psychological ground: ranging from the utterly subjective to the entirely public or conventional, from licit to forbidden desires, they might also serve as a manual of experimentation with the resources of sound, rhythm, and figuration in poetry. Around these sequences, we will develop sev
Author(s): Fuller, Mary

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24.261 Philosophy of Love in the Western World (MIT)
This course is a seminar on the nature of love and sex, approached as topics both in philosophy and in literature. Readings from recent philosophy as well as classic myths of love that occur in works of literature and lend themselves to philosophical analysis.
Author(s): Singer, Irving

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12.524 Mechanical Properties of Rocks (MIT)
12.524 is a survey of the mechanical behavior of rocks in natural geologic situations. Topics will include a brief survey of field evidence of rock deformation, physics of plastic deformation in minerals, brittle fracture and sliding, and pressure-solution processes. We will compare results of field petrologic and structural studies to data from experimental structural geology.
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7.343 A Love-Hate Relationship: Cholesterol in Health and Disease (MIT)
In this class, we will examine cholesterol's role in the cell and in the body as a whole, from its function as a structural component of the membrane to its function in signaling. We will discuss mechanisms of cholesterol sensing, mechanisms of feedback regulation in cells, cholesterol in the brain, cholesterol in the circulation, 'good cholesterol' and 'bad cholesterol,' cholesterol-related human disorders, and the drugs that deal with some of these disorders. This course is one of many Ad
Author(s): Yesilaltay, Ayce

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