There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
Learning about Seasons
We will discover why we experience seasons and yearly changes in weather. Students will interview an adult they know and ask questions.
Worksheet describing compass points plus exercises to aid revision of this topic.
Capitalism: Success, Crisis and Reform
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Honeybee Venom Detected by Enzyme Immunoassay
The venom of the honeybee, Apis mellifera, contains numerous enzymes, volatiles, and other components. Allergic individuals develop anti-venom antibodies which may cause hives, anaphylactic shock, and death. In this exercise students detect concentrations of bee venom on nitrocellulose membranes following incubation of membranes with anti-venom antibodies, enzyme-conjugated secondary antibodies, and a colorimetric substrate. The intensity of the colored substrate deposited on the membrane is pro
One reason why catfish are considered to be a fish is because they are cold-blooded animals. Cold-blooded animals rely on the sun and the temperature of their environments to stay warm.
The larval stage is the second step in a caterpillar becoming a butterfly. This caterpillar's head has eyes so it can see, jaws so it can eat, and a spinneret that the caterpillar uses to make silk.
Sharp teeth function to tear and shred prey. The large eye sockets support large eyes, indicating the cat has effective eyesight for hunting. The cat's limbs are very flexible to allow for optimal agility. The cat's hind claws are very sharp to give the animal good traction. The ribcage provides protection for the cat's organs.
California Spotted Owl
Owls sit high in trees and use their head-turning ability to search for food such as snakes, spiders, and small rodents (skunks, mice, and chipmunks). They do not eat plants and are considered carnviores.
Butterfly camouflaging with brush in the forest.
Butterflies are true flight insects and have two pairs of large wings that are covered with tiny scales. Butterflies are generally brightly colored and are important pollinators for many plants. They have specialized mouth parts for sucking nectar from plants.
Multiple Sclerosis - Motor Exam - Screening Tests Sub-exam - Patient 16
Shelly is a 38-year-old African American female who initially presented with transverse myelitis 2 years ago. A lumbar puncture revealed multiple oligoclonal bands in the cerebral spinal fluid. MRI has demonstrated numerous plaques in the bilateral cerebral white matter. She eventually went on to recover from her initial attack but since her second attack has continued to progressively worsen. Her gait and other motor functioning have deteriorated and she is now wheelchair bound.
Posterior Fossa Tumor - Cranial Nerves Exam - Glossopharyngeal (CN IX) and Vagus (CN X) Sub-exam - P
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance problems while standing over the past 4 months. He has noticed that he staggers a step or t
Global Cloud Cover with Fly Away
This animated sequence is a one month sample of composited images from cloud cover data collected from a suite of U.S., European, and Japanese geostationary satellites and U.S. polar orbiting meteorological satellites. This data was composited under the auspices of ISCCP, the International Satellite Cloud Climatology Program
Clouds over North America from GOES-11: August 3, 2000
This animation is one of a series showing the first data from GOES-11. The data shown was taken at one-minute intervals.
TRMM Rainmap for September 1998: Africa
Monthly average rainfall over Africa for September 1998 as measured by TRMM. High rainfall rates are in red.
TOMS Ozone at the South Pole: September Averages from 1979 through 2000
The year 2000s Antarctic ozone hole is the largest ever observed. Scientists continue to investigate the phenomenon, and are somewhat surprised by its scale. Using data from NASAs Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS) instrument onboard the Earth Probe satellite, researchers can evaluate and compare current conditions over the south pole to readings taken by other instruments in years past. Continued monitoring of polar ozone levels helps researchers gain a better understanding of how the plan
Lezen, woordenschat, grammatica, schrijven: For sale!
De student oefent begrijpend lezen en schrijven aan de hand van enkele advertenties. Hij/zij oefent het gebruik van voegwoorden. Hij/zij kan zelf een advertentie opstellen om iets te verkopen.
NASA CONNECT Who Added the Micro to Gravity?
In NASA CONNECT Who Added the Micro to Gravity?, students will learn about microgravity. They will be introduced to combustion science and the importance of fire safety on the International Space Station. Students will also learn how chemistry plays an important role in microgravity research. They will observe NASA engineers and scientists using measuring, ratios, and graphing to analyze data. Grades 6-8.
Learning Guide: Unit 5 - Good nutrition for learning.
We start off Unit 5 with a story that encourages you to reflect on a key question: Why should the provision of nutritious food for vulnerable children be a central concern for school management? We look to Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory to understand the link between nutrition and learning. His theory suggests that higher cognitive levels of performance depend on basic needs being adequately met. This is backed up by evidence from research that shows the significant benefits to learners who
US History II
Upon completion of this course you will: Demonstrate comprehension of a broad body of historical knowledge; Express ideas clearly in writing; Work with classmates to research an historical issue; Interpret and apply data from original documents; Identify underrepresented historical viewpoints; Write to persuade with evidence; Compare and contrast alternate interpretations of an historical figure, event, or trend; Explain how an historical event connects to or causes a larger trend or theme; Deve