Friday, April 16, 2010

Earthday 2010: April 16-17, 22

Forty years after the first Earth Day, the world is in greater peril than ever. While climate change is the greatest challenge of our time, it also presents the greatest opportunity -- an opportunity to build a healthy, prosperous, clean-energy economy now for the future.

Earth Day 2010 can be a turning point to advance climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green jobs. Earth Day Network is galvanizing millions who make personal commitments to sustainability. Earth Day 2010 is a pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together and create a global green economy. Join the more than one billion people in 190 countries that are taking action for Earth Day. More>>

Los Angeles Events April 16-17, 2010

The Marvel of Science
PHYSICS 21: Science from Superheroes to Global Warming
Putting free courses online was the first step in reimagining education. For those who find ideas in Physics for Future Presidents overwhelming, Science From Superheroes to Global Warming may be a better fit. Not that there aren’t plenty of ideas in this course... Syllabus Sampler

An Open Mind - What They’re Watching - Economics Yale: My Teacher Is an Index - French Carnegie Mellon: VoilĂ ! A Better e-Course - Music Connexions: The Music Lesson - Psychology Yale: Why We Go Cuckoo for… - History M.I.T.: Asian Culture Through a Lens - Psychology Yale: Smiles, Sex and Object Permanence - Genetics U.C.L.A.: Decoding DNA - Physics U.C. Berkeley: Atoms and Antimatter - Linear Algebra M.I.T.: The Matrix - Computer Science Stanford: They Have a Class for That - Anatomy U.C. Berkeley: The Inner Body

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