Scientific Methods

Tuesday, April 11, 2006


Hi Everyone

I am going through the list of VIDEOS on your Scientific Methods DVD
I summarized what was required to be viewed and any assignments related to it

Human Ancestry

Ape to Man (format Google Video)
Assignment - The tutorial questions that have been completed plus an online test for Pretoria Learners only - UWC have done it)

Birth of Civilization

BBC - Pyramids - How they were build (Format: AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) 
Assyrian Legacy (format Google Video)
Optional Videos to watch
  1. Ancient Warriors - The Macedonians (format Google Video) - Birth of Strategy, originally a military term and perfected by the Macedonian Army of King Phillip
  2. Mysteries of Egypt (Format: AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) - Entertaining view of later Egyptian civilization
  3. Genesis (Format:DIVX AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) - Birth of the Earth
  4. Atlantis Uncovered (Discovery) (Format: AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) - Review of early civilizations around the world
Will be tested on this video and Power Point Chapters 2 and 3
Sustainability of Society
The Lost Civilization of Peru (format Google Video)
Jared Diamond - Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (format Google Video)
Only through posting on the Course Weblog and your own Weblog
Modern Science

Nova - The Elegant Universe - Part I - Einstien's Universe  (Format:DIVX AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) 
Nova - The Elegant Universe - Part II - Strings the thing.avi (Format:DIVX AVI: Use klmcodec152 to view) 
Nova - The Elegant Universe - Part III - Welcome to the 11th Dimension (available from )
Film What the Bleep Do We Know? (DVD was shown at UWC and is available from your local Video hire shop or for purchase from at R135)
Film Review posted on your Weblog 13th April 2006 (9am latest)

Modern Science (To Review Next Week)

When Computers Were Human (format Google Video) 
Google Factory Tour (format Google Video)

Your Own Weblog will provide evidence of this.
I hope this helps clears up what you should have reviewed already.  (All the material except Nova - The Elegant Universe - Part III is on the DVD)

Dr Richard Knight
Co-ordinator: National Information Society Learnerships - Ecological Informatics
Department of Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
University of the Western Cape
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Bellville 7535
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