Koch Institute Image Awards Winner: Kara Cerveny
Kara Cerveny discusses her image, "Sunrise in the Eye: The Making of a Retina," one of ten winners of the 2011 Koch Institute Image Awards. See the image at: http://ki.mit.edu/galleries/2011/cerveny.
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11.202 Planning Economics (MIT)
Planning Economics will apply microeconomic theory to issues that markets don't always handle well and so are not usually covered in a standard microeconomics course. Issues for this year include global warming, how you value a national park, the economics and politics of New York City development, how cities form and why people are willing to pay more to live in, say, the Boston Metro area, than they would pay to live in rural North Dakota, and how to evaluate costs and benefits that occur at
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15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)
15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics uses case studies to investigate the macroeconomic environment in which firms operate. The first half of the course develops the basic tools of macroeconomic management: monetary, fiscal, and exchange rate policy. The class discusses recent emerging market and financial crises by examining their causes and considering how best to address them and prevent them from recurring in the future. The second half evaluates different strategies of economic
Author(s): Rigobon, Roberto,Cavallo, Alberto

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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
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Interview: 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Announcement
Geir Lundestad, Director of the Norwegian Nobel Institute, answers questions about the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The interviewer is freelance journalist Geir Helljesen.
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Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities: Plotting Points in the Plane
This module contains the a graphing linear equations and inequalities from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
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The University of Memphis Army ROTC Tiger Battalion.
Cadet Rehbein talks about his trip to the Baltic nations through CULP with the U of M's Army ROTC.
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Às vezes as pessoas nos entendem tão mal que precisamos “colocar os pingos nos is”. A expressão “colocar os pingos nos is” significa explicar alguma coisa que estava confusa, descomplicar algum mal...

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Great Zoom out of Chicago, IL: The Sears Tower
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
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Heredity Mix n Match
Students randomly select jelly beans (or other candy) that represent genes for several human traits such as tongue-rolling ability and eye color. Then, working in pairs (preferably of mixed gender), students randomly choose new pairs of jelly beans from those corresponding to their own genotypes. The new pairs are placed on toothpicks to represent the chromosomes of the couple's offspring. Finally, students compare genotypes and phenotypes of parents and offspring for all the "couples" in the cl
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Protecting the Mummified Troll
Students are introduced to the (hypothetical) task of developing an invisible (non-intrusive) security system to protect the school's treasured mummified troll! Solving the challenge depends on an understanding of the properties of light. After being introduced to the challenge question, students generate ideas and consider the knowledge required find solutions. They watch a portion of the "Mythbuster's Crimes and Myth-Demeanors" episode ($20), which helps direct their research and learning towa
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Science and Religion: Belief or Commitment?
Prof. Peter Lipton (deceased) : Seminar
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Less pain at the pump
Jun 27 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. gas prices fall; Philip Morris threatens Australia; Michael Jackson's thrilling auction. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Intro to 'Tomorrow' at SUNY Oswego
A brief introduction to SUNY Oswego's "Tomorrow" strategic plan. For more information, visit http://oswego.edu/tomorrow/our-past-as-prologue.html
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6.2.3 Employers' organisations

The main employers' organisations are the CBI (click on the link and then go to ‘policy work’ and on to issues of employment policy) and the IoD , where, again, the focus is on issues affecting the business side of employment and work.

Oil Spill Cleanup
This hands-on experiment will provide students with an understanding of the issues that surround environmental cleanup. Students will create their own oil spill, try different methods for cleaning it up, and then discuss the merits of each method in terms of effectiveness (cleanliness) and cost. They will be asked to put themselves in the place of both an environmental engineer and an oil company owner who are responsible for the clean-up.
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The EU at 27 - taking on a global role [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jim Murphy MP | The Minister for Europe will consider how an enlarged EU can address global challenges and how the Reform Treaty will help the EU to perform more strongly both in Europe and internationally.
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Advancements in Contemporary Islamic Finance: from practice to scholarship [Audio]
Speaker(s): Usman Ahmed, Shaykh Nizam Yaquby | This event reflects on the current developments and initiatives in Islamic finance and explains how this faith based form of finance continues to enhance modern finance and law. Usman Ahmed is Citigroup CEO of Global Islamic Banking. Shaykh Nizam Yaquby is an Islamic Sharia scholar.
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Is America in Decline? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Walter Russell Mead | The rise of China and the global economic crisis have led many observers to speculate about whether the decline of American power, often predicted in the past, has now finally begun. The picture is more complex; a survey of world conditions suggests that while the American role is changing, the U.S. will continue to be a unique force in the international arena.
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The Defence of the Realm [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Christopher Andrew | For the first time, the British Security Service to mark the centenary of its foundation has opened its archives to an independent historian - Christopher Andrew. He will be at LSE to speak about his book, The Defence of the Realm. The book reveals the precise role of the Security Service in twentieth-century British history, from its foundation by Captain Kell of the British Army in October 1909, through two world wars, up to and including its present
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