8.325 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory III (MIT)
This course is the third and last term of the quantum field theory sequence. Its aim is the proper theoretical discussion of the physics of the standard model. Topics include: quantum chromodynamics; the Higgs phenomenon and a description of the standard model; deep-inelastic scattering and structure functions; basics of lattice gauge theory; operator products and effective theories; detailed structure of the standard model; spontaneously broken gauge theory and its quantization; instantons and
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3.3 Specialisation within language areas: aphasia

Aphasia is caused by localised brain damage, for example due to a stroke or an automobile accident. General intellectual functioning is not necessarily impaired, as the person can still perform non-linguistic tasks. Nor is the understanding and production of language necessarily completely abolished. Instead, there are highly specific patterns of impairment in the way language is processed.

Aphasia is divided into two main types, fluent and non-fluent. For reasons which will become appa
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12.815 Atmospheric Radiation (MIT)
This is an introduction to the physics of atmospheric radiation and remote sensing including use of computer codes. Subjects covered include: radiative transfer equation including emission and scattering, spectroscopy, Mie theory, and numerical solutions. We examine the solution of inverse problems in remote sensing of atmospheric temperature and composition.
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4.3 Hairpin formation and micro-RNAs

A class of small RNA molecules called micro-RNAs (miRNAs) has been identified in recent years. The roles of these small RNAs are only just beginning to be understood, but many are expressed only at specific developmental stages. Indeed, the first observations of miRNAs were made in C. elegans because of their mutant developmental phenotypes. The genes that encode these miRNAs are called mir genes (pronounced ‘meer’) and have now been identified within the genomes of v
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand Schubert's place as a composer in early nineteenth-century Vienna

  • understand the place of Schubert in the history of German song and the development of Romanticism

  • follow the words of songs by Schubert while listening to a recording, using parallel German and English texts

  • comment on the relationship between words and music in Schubert's song settings.


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2.1.1 What do we mean by 'infect'?

A virus will attach itself in various ways to a file that already exists on a 'host' computer, and when that file is run, the virus activates as well. A computer virus works in a similar way to a biological virus.

Biological virus: an infectious agent of small size and simple composition that can multiply only in living cells of animals, plants or bacteria.

Computer virus: an infectious program of small size that
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Highlights from Lesson Planning Workshop
Highlights of a workshop in which teachers explore different ways planning lessaons is the purpose of this 8:30 long video. The first couple of minutes are not relevant to the purpose of the video. The more important elements start at the four minute mark. This video may have value to new teachers.
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2.000 How and Why Machines Work (MIT)
Subject studies how and why machines work, how they are conceived, how they are developed (drawn), and how they are utilized. Students learn from the hands-on experiences of taking things apart mentally and physically, drawing (sketching, 3D CAD) what they envision and observe, taking occasional field trips, and completing an individual term project (concept, creation, and presentation). Emphasis on understanding the physics and history of machines.
Author(s): Smith Jr., Joseph,Culpepper, Martin

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The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, Part 3 of
This BBC animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare brings his words to life. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.   (7:51)
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Introduction to Nanochemistry
Introduction to nanochemistry and why it is important to scientists today. Discusses both the positive and negative impacts of nanotechnology. Good demonstrations. Grades 9-12. 2:59 min.
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Elephants Follow a Woman Riding a Bicycle
Watch this adorable footage of elephants following Lek who is riding her bicycle. See what Faamai does when Lek gets off her bike at Elephant Nature Park. This is the special bond between an elephant and a human who has looked after her since she was born. (02:50)

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12.003 Atmosphere, Ocean and Climate Dynamics (MIT)
This undergraduate class is designed to introduce students to the physics that govern the circulation of the ocean and atmosphere. The focus of the course is on the processes that control the climate of the planet.AcknowledgmentsProf. Ferrari wishes to acknowledge that this course was originally designed and taught by Prof. John Marshall.
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eLearning systems deveopment methodology
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Math Snaks-Number Rights (Fractions and Decimals)
This middle school oriented video addresses decimals and fractions on the number line. 1/4 calls for all numbers to stand up for their rights as numbers on the number line. This is a great resource to help middle school students master these important skills. (3:19)
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1 The power of water

The ways in which human activities interact with the water cycle can have devastating consequences for all forms of life. These range from the very large scale - for example, the effects of the movement of large volumes of water in a tsunami - to the molecular scale and the ability of water to dissolve solids, such as agricultural fertilisers (Figure 1).

Dan King PAETC07
Where is technology most effective: inside or outside of the classroom?
Dan King, Drexel University

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Philadelphia Area Educational Technology Conference Feb 23, 2007
At Drexel University,

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2.5 From phoneme to sentence structure: the syntactic problem

In the vervet monkey system, calls stand by themselves. Thus there is no syntax. Syntax can be thought of as working like road traffic rules do. It doesn't much matter which side of the road you drive on, as long as there is some clear convention. Similarly in (13), it is necessary to understand the difference between (13a) and (13b) without ambiguity, by having some rule or other about which noun phrase comes first. England may differ from most of the rest of the world in terms of the side o
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Albright Talk on Educational Technology
Here is my talk at Albright College on March 17, 2008. I mainly discussed the evolution in my use of blogs, wikis and Second Life in the teaching of undergraduate organic chemistry courses.

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