Aerospace and aviation programs
A summary of Aerospace aviation programs at RMIT University, as well as information about facilities, research, flight training, and student profiles.
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Electricity From Manure
Methane digesters are being installed on several farms to address environmental and energy issues. We visit a western Ohio farmer who's converting his manure into electricity to be sold to a nearby power company.
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The Kemps Ridley Sea Turtle
In this video adapted from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, learn about the conservation efforts that are helping to bring a species of sea turtle back from the brink of extinction. Although human-caused environmental degradation has been rampant in recent centuries, the scientists and volunteers featured in this video show that conservation efforts can and do succeed. Closed captioning included. Run time 05:23.
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Peregrine Falcon
This video from Wild Nevada introduces the peregrine falcon, the so-called king of birds and bird of kings. Described by ornithologist Elise Schmitt as one of the fastest animals on Earth and a fierce hunter of other flying birds, the peregrine falcon has been designated an endangered species because of dwindling numbers related to environmental exposure to the pesticide DDT, which drastically reduces the survival rate of its young. The video also describes the peregrine's hunting habits and pre
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Sustainable consumption: What incentives?
While most of the topics at this year’s European Business Summit in Brussels focused on climate change, one roundtable discussion on sustainable consumption had a strong consumer and, therefore, business angle.


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Recycling : Environmental Effects of Plastic Bags
After being taken to a storage location, recycled glass is taken to a glass re-manufacturing facility, where it is crushed and sorted by color. Discover how recycled glass is melted and remade with help from a solid waste planning engineer and recycling program coordinator in this video on glass recycling.

Lynn Bestul is the solid waste planning engineer and recycling program coordinator for the New Hanover Department of Environmental Management in Wilmington, N.C.
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Thomas G. Andrews, KILLING FOR COAL: America's Deadliest Labor War
"'Killing for Coal' is a stunning achievement. Beautifully written and masterfully researched, it stands as the definitive history of the dramatic events at Ludlow and breaks new ground in our understanding of industrialization and the environment. If I were to pick one word to describe this book, I would say, 'powerful.'" -Kathryn Morse, author of "The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Klondike Gold Rush" For more on the award-winning Killing for Coal, visit http://www.hup.harva
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Negotiating to win
From the most mundane transaction to strategic high-level boardroom dealings, knowing how to negotiate is integral to success and survival. Yet few have mastered the art of successful negotiation or ‘value negotiation’ as INSEAD Affiliate Professor of Decision Sciences, Horacio Falcao, calls it.
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CSR in the Gulf region
By now, corporate social responsibility (CSR) is not only a familiar concept in many parts of the world, it has also become de rigeur in companies who appreciate the fact that CSR can make good business sense.


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Afghans bury woman killed in mob attack
A woman who was killed and burned by a mob is laid to rest. Her father says the mob had been told she had set alight a copy of the Koran. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and i
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3.5 A new life

There is a common belief that life begins at the moment of conception, i.e. when a sperm fuses with an egg. This is a step forward from past years, when life was alleged to start at the time of ‘quickening’, i.e. when a woman could feel her fetus moving inside her. However, both these opinions suffer from an underlying falsehood: that life ‘begins’ at all. Life is a continuum; gametes are produced by living parents, and fuse to produce new living individuals, but unfused gametes are n
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating shear force at point of load
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Making Recycled Paper
Recent Environmental Protection Agency studies have shown that 0.9 metric tons (one ton) of recycled paper saves 17 trees, 26,500 liters (7000 gallons) of water, 27 kilograms (60 pounds) of pollution, 2.5 cubic meters (3.3 cubic yards) of landfill space, and enough energy to power the average American home for six months. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, cast members demonstrate how something that might otherwise be discarded, such as newspaper, can be recycled to create a functional or
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Not from your pal, Wil Wheaton
I urge you, for your own safety, to NOT watch Wil Wheaton on The Big Bang Theory on CBS Thursday night.
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How to Make Lollipops
A step by step instructional video about how to make lollipops for your class. Easy to follow and inexpensive. Warnings given for working for younger children as well.
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Internet Scout Project
The Water Environment Federation offers hands-on activities in pdf format covering a wide range of the important water-related environmental topics. Educators can find materials for students from kindergarten through high school dealing with the characteristics of floodplains and wetlands, water cycles, pollution, and so much more. Each activity clearly lays out a plan for the teachers including advanced preparation, background materials, a list of terms, the actual procedure, and a follow-up. T
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Digital Signal Processing Laboratory (ECE 420)
Development of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) systems using a DSP microprocessor; several structured laboratory exercises, such as sampling and digital filtering, followed by an extensive DSP project of the student's choice.
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Cooling tower base DP157377

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Didcot 'A' Power Station, Power Station Road, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7HA. South east Natural Draft Cooling Towers. Detail from east.
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Is That Legal? A Case of Acid Rain
The goal of this activity is to understand how techniques of persuasion (including background, supporting evidence, storytelling and the call to action) are used to develop an argument for or against a topic. Students develop an environmental case study for presentation and understand how a case study is used as an analysis tool.
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3.5 Big dams in the future?

Throughout the 20th century, reservoir construction to improve water resources was considered a key component of development. It was undertaken universally by industrialized nations, and by the later 20th century, increasingly by developing nations, building bigger and bigger dams. More recently the debate over the environmental impact of big dams and their questionable cost-benefit analysis has been universally recognized. In the 1990s the Narmada scheme caused the World Bank to rethink its
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