Friday, May 12, 2006

Darfur is Dying

Read the news: Darfur

Play the game: Darfur is Dying

Maybe you will understand what is going on in the world.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Environmental Sciecne: Where will your computer end up?

What happens to your computer when you throw it out?

GOTTA GET GREEN in the March 2006 of CPU (Computer Power User).

Sigourney Weaver urges Women into Science

And it's About time too!

Read it here: Sigourney Weaver urges women to study science

FYI: Did you know that the EICCD's current enrollement is 60%. In some college across the United States this number is closer too 75%. Even with these numbers women are underrepresented in most science, math and technology classes.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Tornado Iowa City

Use the posted images and the Fujita scale given in class to determine rating for the tornado that hit Iowa City, Iowa.

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Salaries For 2005

What is the starting salary for a college graduate with a 4 year degree?

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Astronomy: Earth Crossing Asteriods

An animation of asteriods tracks crossing the Earth's orbit. Yes, we could all die and any time. Have a nice day.

Earth Crossing Asteriod movie

Astronomy: Titan Images

Multiple Titan Image from JPL

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Physics: How many transistors on a CPU

As mention in class:

The current AMD dual-core Athlon Processor has 154-233 Million transistor. An Intel Pentium D has 230 million transistors.

In the early 90's the pentium III had 100,000 - 10 million transistors.

In the early 80's the Intel 8086 had 5000-100,000 transistors.



History of Computers

Environmental Sciecne: China's One Child Policy Protest

China's has always had a problem with the "One Child" program in the rural countryside. It seems someone is taking thing to the extreme.

NPR: Activist Protest

Listen to the audio clip.

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

Astronomy: Apollo Mission - Hammer and Feather Drop

As mentioned in class, he is David Scott doing Galileo's gravity experiment on the Moon.

Watch the Movie Clip 8 MB

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College Physics Homwork

Chp.16: 1,4,5,8,12,13,17,22,26,30,31,33,34,35,40,57, and 59

Chp.17: 3,4,10,11,14,16,31,32, and 48

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Physics Homework

Engineering Physics Homework:

Chp. 23: 1,2,6,7,10,15,18,20,22,25,26,30,35,40,43, and 54.

College Physics Homework:

Chp. 15: 1,6,7,8,13,15,17,24,27,28,30,41,42, and 50.

Friday's Lab:

Electric Fields(Internet) Located on the lab manual website.