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Introductory Physics 8A 002, Spring 2013
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Physics 8A 002: Introduction to forces, kinetics, equilibria, fluids, waves, and heat. ...

Physics 8A 002: Introduction to forces, kinetics, equilibria, fluids, waves, and heat. This course presents concepts and methodologies for understanding physical phenomena, and is particularly useful preparation for upper division study in biology and architecture.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
Provider Set:
U.C. Berkeley Webcast
Author:
Michael Deweese
Alaska: AK-01 Columbia Glacier Kadin (Narrated)
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This short, time-lapse video shows the changes in the Columbia Glacier from ...

This short, time-lapse video shows the changes in the Columbia Glacier from May 12, 2007 to August 20, 2010. Narration provides general description of the geophysical dynamics and processes.

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Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Lecture
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Polar Lows Ungava Bay 01 December 2000
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Polar lows are generally short-lived but intense events that occur over cold ...

Polar lows are generally short-lived but intense events that occur over cold ocean waters, poleward of a baroclinic zone. The polar low in this case formed over the open waters of Ungava Bay, in northeastern Canada, on 2 December 2000. The case is presented as a series of challenging forecast questions followed by a more traditional case study presentation. Included in this exercise is a rich set of data products and access to background materials on polar low forecasting.

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Education
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Module
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COMET MetEd Collection
Author:
COMET
Precipitation Type: New Brunswick, 01-03 February 2003
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This interactive case exercise covers a 24-hour forecast period that includes the ...

This interactive case exercise covers a 24-hour forecast period that includes the challenge of precipitation type forecasting. The case exercise provides an overview of precipitation type forecasting based on model algorithms, partial thickness analysis, and the top-down method.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
COMET MetEd Collection
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COMET
Fundamentals of Chemistry (02:01): Matter and Mass
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Almost all Anatomy and Physiology course require the student have a basic ...

Almost all Anatomy and Physiology course require the student have a basic level of chemistry knowledge. Lesson 02 Chemistry covers the basics of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physics, and nutrition that most A&P student need to make it through the course.

Keep in mind that each of these topics takes about a year of college to gain a better understanding; this video series is just a quick survey to get you up to speed.

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Anatomy/Physiology
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Mr. Ford's Class
Author:
Scott Ford
AK-03 ALASKA: AK-03 Columbia Glacier "Cliff" (Narrated)
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A video from the Extreme Ice Survey in which Dr. Tad Pfeffer ...

A video from the Extreme Ice Survey in which Dr. Tad Pfeffer and photographer Jim Balog discuss the dynamics of the Columbia glacier's retreat in recent years through this time-lapse movie. Key point: glacier size is being reduced not just by glacial melting but due to a shift in glacial dynamics brought on by climate change.

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Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Lecture
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
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CLEAN: Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network
Author:
James Balog
Tad Pfeffer
Blowing Snow: Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada 04-10 February 2003
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This case exercise takes an in-depth look at a blowing snow event ...

This case exercise takes an in-depth look at a blowing snow event in the northern mainland of Canada. The case addresses specific low-level wind and snow conditions. Model data, satellite imagery, and observations are provided for assessing the potential for blowing snow and blizzard conditions as the event unfolds.

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Education
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
COMET MetEd Collection
Author:
COMET
Forces in 1 Dimension
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Explore the forces at work when you try to push a filing ...

Explore the forces at work when you try to push a filing cabinet. Create an applied force and see the resulting friction force and total force acting on the cabinet. Charts show the forces, position, velocity, and acceleration vs. time. View a Free Body Diagram of all the forces (including gravitational and normal forces).

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Physics
Material Type:
Simulation
Provider:
University of Colorado Boulder
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PhET Interactive Simulations
Author:
Danielle Harlow
Harlow, Danielle
Kathy Perkins
Loeblein, Trish
Perkins, Kathy
PhET Interactive Simulations
Reid, Sam
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
Offshore Hydromechanics Part 1
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Offshore Hydromechanics includes the following modules:1. Hydrostatics, static floating stability, constant 2-D ...

Offshore Hydromechanics includes the following modules:1. Hydrostatics, static floating stability, constant 2-D potential flow of ideal fluids, and flows in real fluids. Introduction to resistance and propulsion of ships. Review of linear regular and irregular wave theory. 2. Analytical and numerical means to determine the flow around, forces on, and motions of floating bodies in waves. 3. Higher order potential theory and inclusion of non-linear effects in ship motions. Applications to motion of moored ships and to the determination of workability. 4. Interaction between the sea and sea bottom as well as the hydrodynamic forces and especially survival loads on slender structures.

Subject:
Engineering
Hydrology
Material Type:
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Provider:
Delft University of Technology
Provider Set:
Delft University OpenCourseWare
Author:
de Jong, P.
Sea Floor Spreading 1
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This SERC Starting Point site presents an introductory tutorial on Excel for ...

This SERC Starting Point site presents an introductory tutorial on Excel for students with no prior Excel experience. The tutorial is based on the geodynamics Model equation for ocean depth around a sea-floor spreading center. This site explains learning goals, context for use, teaching tips and materials, assessment, and offers resources related to the exercise.

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Education
Mathematics
Geology
Oceanography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point (SERC)
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
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Activity and Starting Point page by R.M. MacKay. Clark College, Physics and Meteorology.
Cathy Manduca
Earth's Radiation Budget: Part 1
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In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation ...

In this activity students explore the Earth's radiation budget using Earth radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) data archived at the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library. This archive is complete with visualization tools for easy assessment and visualization of large data sets. Students also use photometers and light sources to work through several hands-on activities related to basic radiation concepts. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and topics covered.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Atmospheric Science
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Reading
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Starting Point (SERC)
Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
Author:
Bob Mackay
Columbia University Earth and Environmental Science Faculty
Mt. Erebus: A Surprising Volcano: Grades K-1: text only version
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This informational text introduces students to Mt. Erebus, a volcano located on ...

This informational text introduces students to Mt. Erebus, a volcano located on Ross Island, just off the coast of Antarctica. Mt. Erebus is the world's southernmost active volcano. The reading level is at Kindergarten through grade one. This is a PDF containing the informational text and a glossary.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
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Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
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Jessica Fries-Gaither
Rocks Can Tell a Story: Grades K-1: Electronic Book
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This informational text introduces students to the discipline of geology, and specifically ...

This informational text introduces students to the discipline of geology, and specifically polar geology. Students learn that rocks, like books, can teach us about the world long ago. The text is written at a kindergarten through grade one reading level. This is an onscreen version that contains recorded narration allowing students to listen to the text as they read along. Highlighted vocabulary words have individually recorded definitions heard by clicking on the links.

Subject:
Engineering
Education
Physics
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears: An Online Magazine for K-5 Teachers
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither