The science behind wheeled sports
This unit focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call 'wheeled sports'. The Scientific concepts such as force, acceleration and speed are also useful for understanding these sports. However, cycling and wheelchair racing differ from the sports you have studied so far in that technology more obviously plays an important role.
When Alzheimer's hits
June 19 - Gary Reiswig, author of "The Thousand Mile Stare", talks to Reuters about what it's like knowing you might get early onset Alzheimer's disease by the age of 40.
This slide show has nine slides of generals who have made decisions that were considered controversial. A good video that could be used as the basis of a project or essay comparing and contrasting their decisions.
Lego Flying Safety Film
Pizza or Death
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This is a creative ad with an escalator that breaks down with people still on it. The ad was originally created by Becel to help encourage people to exercise. But it could also be used to inspire people to think outside the box. (02:04) For older students, but teachers need to help explain it before showing the video.
Read and write exercise: La dépression pendant la grossesse
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to summarize some factors that may cause depression during pregnancy.
Gnome Gives Tour of Texas Tech Campus
Goin' Gnome is not a mascot of Texas Tech University, but he thinks he is. Join him as he shows off all the VIP benefits that all students receive at Texas Tech: Free rides to class, food made the way he wants it, access to the Student Wellness Center, coffee at the Student Union and one-on-one interaction with faculty. It's a blast until Texas Tech's real mascots — Raider Red and the Masked Rider — show up. Go here. Learn more: www.admissions.ttu.edu/inquiry Or apply to Texas Tech at App
Shurley English: Classifying Sentences
This is an example of Patterns 1-5 of the Shurley Method Grammar. If you have workbook, look at reference sections 17, 28. 43, 51, and 60. (7:40)
Lesson plan about the weather.
Prepositions in the Clouds
This computer-animated video defines prepositions and shows prepostional phrases related to clouds. This brief lesson could be used as an introduction or review. ( 1:00)
RVC 10 - Kidney Disease
If you are interested in the latest advances in the management of cats with kidney disease, then listen to this weeks interview with Dr Harriet Syme, who is a Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine at The Royal Veterinary College. And what better way would there be to celebrate the 10th episode of the RVC podcast than to introduce some new features to our format? To make sure we get our point across, we have included supporting diagrams and all of Dr Syme's recommendations as visual materials
A skeleton, found in September 2009 at one of the most important, but least understood, Roman sites in Britain is puzzling experts from The University of Nottingham. Dr Will Bowden from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Nottingham and leader of excavations at the buried town of Venta Icenorum at Caistor St Edmund in Norfolk and is interviewed in this video on site at the dig. September 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Dr Will Bowden, Associate P
7.340 Under the Radar Screen: How Bugs Trick Our Immune Defenses (MIT)
In this course, we will explore the specific ways by which microbes defeat our immune system and the molecular mechanisms that are under attack (phagocytosis, the ubiquitin/proteasome pathway, MHC I/II antigen presentation). Through our discussion and dissection of the primary research literature, we will explore aspects of host-pathogen interactions. We will particularly emphasize the experimental techniques used in the field and how to read and understand research data. Technological advances
"The Curse" by John Donne (poetry reading)
The Gamester's Gall sounds pretty nasty but is perhaps not quite as bad as the Alice that Christopher Robin went down with. Actually I don't know what Gamester's Gall is. Maybe he meant Syphilis, the classic legacy of an encounter with a femme fatale. Sometimes the host of the spirochete doesn't have a particularly hard time. There may be only two symptoms: a painless sore at the site of the infection, then fifteen years later the delusion that you're somebody important. The curse that na
U.S.: Pakistan intelligence agency supported Kabul attack
Sept. 22 - U.S. Admiral Mike Mullen, the senior American military officer links Pakistan's intelligence service to attacks in Kabul carried out by the Haqqani militant network. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Introduction to Statistical Thought
The book is intended as an upper level undergraduate or introductory graduate textbook in statistical thinking with a likelihood emphasis for students with a good knowledge of calculus and the ability to think abstractly. By "statistical thinking" is meant a focus on ideas that statisticians care about as opposed to technical details of how to put those ideas into practice. The book does contain technical details, but they are not the focus. By "likelihood emphasis" is meant that the likelihood
UBS considers investment bank future
Sept. 23 - The CEO and board of Swiss bank UBS met in Singapore to discuss the future of its scandal-hit investment bank, after the lender lost $2.3 billion in alleged rogue trading. Joanna Partridge reports.