The week ahead: May 19th 2011
Leaders of the G8 countries meet in France, Barack Obama unveils a new strategy for the Middle East and the IMF looks for a leader
De culinaire avonturen van Fra Bartolo
At the end of this unit you can understand a short story on dishes and recipes.
Penn State University World Campus Faculty Development
this is a test module.
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Abstract Thinking: An Introduction to Creative Thinking in Basic Design
This paper critically examines the nature of the dramatic increase in the number of students accepted in schools of architecture in Jordan, and the contradictory decrease in their artistic, creative, thought process, projects problem solving and other skills. The paper also reviews architectural curriculum and courses to identify weaknesses in handling the changes and ultimately within these constraints and in order to handle the students variable potentials, abilities and contradictions, certai
Factors Affecting the Spread of Disease in Human Populations
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in epidemiology, including student outlines,pre-lab questions, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Lighting Up: Analysis Of Yeast RAS Genes Using A Chemiluminescent Southern Blot Procedure
Genomic and plasmid-encoded RAS2 genes from Baker's and brewing yeast strains will be analyzed using a shortened Southern blot procedure employing chemiluminescence. Unique parts of this procedure are the gravity-driven "upside down" transfer and a rotisserie-like hybridization oven, which greatly facilitate shortening the transfer time to 45 minutes and the hybridization step to 60 minutes. Chemiluminescence obviates problems associated with radioisotopes without sacrificing sensitivity: the pl
Kirk Hawkins & Jane Robelot -- "Celebration of Clemson Alumni Entrepreneurs"
The mission of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is to support educational, research and outreach programs that promote entrepreneurial activity and economic development of the region, state and nation. The focus is on wealth creation through entrepreneurial activity. http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/spiro/
Drum Roll Please Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
Fossils - by StudyJams
Fossils are preserved traces of remains of living things. Paleontologists who study fossils look for teeth, bones, shells, petrified wood, molds and casts, traces of carbon shadows, or even entire animals. Learn more about fossils with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Professional Learning Communities: Concepts in Action in a Principal Preparation Program, an Element
The Professional Learning Community model has moved to the forefront in the field of education as one of the most effective frameworks to improve student achievement and overall school success. “When a school or district functions as a professional learning community (PLC), educators within the organization embrace high levels of learning for all students as both the reason the organization exists and the fundamental responsibility of those who work within it” (Dufour, 2006, p. 3). The resea
This patient education program discusses glaucoma including the anatomy of the eye, types of glaucoma, symptoms and risks, diagnosis, treatment options, and surgery. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Ramsar Sites of Nepal
This article provides an overview of Ramsar Sites of Nepal
Some birds use tools made from twigs and various other objects to accomplish tasks. They can use these tools to dig out seeds or insects from a hole or get to something that is out of reach, for example.
Dreamtime Fairies Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Dreamtime Fairies written by Jane Simmons. In this story, Lucy's little brother, Jamie, can't sleep so she seeks help from the Dreamtime Fairies. The sister, brother, and stuffed animals take a journey to find the fairies so they can fall asleep. There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by speaker. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the early childhood classroo
Rock-A-Baby Band Read-Aloud Online Storybook (Rhyme and Movement)
This read-aloud is Rock-a-Baby Band written by Kate McMullan and illustrated by Janie Bynum. Ten toddlers leave their cribs to create an impromptu concert, with rattles, drums, and tambourines setting the rhythm. Soon everyone is shaking to the beat. Pots, pans, and other kitchenware add new sounds before the babies dance outside. There is a play button to start story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as the speaker reads. The speaker changes her voice with character
Household Food Security: Module 2: Participatory Extension for Household Food Security, Study Guide
The purpose of the module is to give the Household Food Security Facilitator mobilization skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to facilitate collective action in rural urban social processes, specifically of households through the use of participatory approaches. In this module you will learn how to use participatory approaches to facilitate improved household food security. The purpose of Module 2 is to: h elp you understand why it is important to use participatory approaches, instead of r
Nutritional Health,Food Production,and the Environment
This course provides an understanding of the complex and challenging public health issue of food security and in a world where one billion people are under-nourished while another billion are overweight. Explores the connections among diet, the current food production system, the environment and public health, considering factors such as economics, population and equity. Case studies are used to examine these complex relationships and as well as alternative approaches to achieving both local and
San Francisco True Color Time Lapse from SeaWiFS
Transitions between relatively cloud free true color scenes of the San Francisco region from SeaWiFS