This site profiles scientists doing cutting-edge medical research. Learn about the work of a biologist who is tracking thousands of genes in living cells, an anesthesiologist whose questions about body temperature led to improvements for surgery patients, a natural de-icer, healing wounds with air, and more. Read the website or order the free magazine.
Advance and retreat of the Ice-shelf
Interactive animation showing the changes occurring to an ice-shelf in relation to the temperature of the surrounding water. The animation has been created on the basis of the most recent models created by the modelling team of the antarctic research called ANDRILL.
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Dr Fred Mudhai
Okoth Fred Mudhai is a Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Global Media/Communication at Coventry University, UK. He has written research papers and memos on ICT and politics as a member of the IT and Civil Society Network of the IT and International Cooperation Program, US Social Science Research Council (2003-2005). At the Tunis (2005) World Summit on the Information Society, he received a Media Award by Panos London and Global Knowledge Partnership. He was also a category runner-up in the 2007
Get It Straight: The Facts About Drugs
This is an online prevention book written by kids for kids. It features information about controlled substances and intoxicants, and their effects. The book is helpful as a research tool for classroom assignments, and is also fun to read and share with friends. There are questions, activities, and role playing scenarios.
The American Jury: Bulwark of Democracy
"The American Jury: Bulwark of Democracy" is a project of the Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago and is the national expansion of "The American Jury: Past and Present," conducted in Illinois during 1998-1999. Beginning with a two-week institute in July 1999, "The American Jury" focused on the jury system in the United States. its role in American legal, social, and political life; its origins and history; its adaptations to changes in law and American society; its strengths and limitations
Cars of Tomorrow and the American Community
Through this unit, students identify how alternatively fueled cars of tomorrow can be used in their community. The unit contains an introductory activity that helps students determine which energy and transportation issues are important to them and their communities, and three research sections about alternative fueled vehicles that address availability and distribution; emissions and health; and operation, maintenance, and refueling. With each lesson, students discover another social, scientifi
Introduction to Demographic Methods
This course introduces the basic techniques of demographic analysis. Students will become familiar with the sources of data available for demographic research. Population composition and change measures will be presented. Measures of mortality, fertility, marriage and migration levels and patterns will be defined. Life table, standardization and population projection techniques will also be explored.
Talk: Midterm elections: Category 3 or 5 hurricane for Democrats?
Peter Hart, chairman of Peter D. Hart Research Associates and one of the leading U.S. analysts of public opinion survey research, speaks about the midterm elections.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XX, Issue 2
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, The Editorial Board of the IQP Meets in Bamberg, Contexts No. 20--"Covenant & Law", Honor Roll of Donors (July 1992 - June 1993), Robinson Honored at Miami University (Ohio), News and Notes
Global Change Teacher's Guide
Global change is a relatively new area of scientific study using research from many disciplines to determine how Earth systems change, and to assess the influence of human activity on these changes. The Global Change section of the Teaching Packet consists of an introduction and five activities. In teaching these activities, four themes are important: time, change, cycles, and Earth as home.
Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XII, Issue 4
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, The Savery Codex in Claremont, Computer Developments, The Spring Public Lecture Series of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, "Gnostic Androgynes and the Living Jesus," "Approaching the Deities: Prayer and Praise in Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt," "The Education of Solomon," and "Gnosticism: The Egyptian Connection", Artifacts in the IAC Museum: A Yortan Jug, Institute at the National AAR/SBL Convention, Institute Scholars B
Genetic Analysis - Website and Information
The Genetic Analysis SBLi is a set of scenarios designed to support an undergraduate course in Genetics. In the scenarios the student plays the role of a genetics researcher, and performs simulated experiments to reinforce concepts taught in lectures. This project is part of the the Higher Education Academy's UK Centre for Bioscience Open Educational Resources programme. This website contains additional information, guides and documentation.
Charles Darwin's Tree of Life Animation A wonderful animation of evolution - the tree of life - narrated by Sir David Attenborough. It shows how microscopic cells (the "seeds of life") evolved to become insects, fish, reptiles, dinosaurs, birds and mammals.
A wonderful animation of evolution - the tree of life - narrated by Sir David Attenborough. It shows how microscopic cells (the "seeds of life") evolved to become insects, fish, reptiles, dinosaurs, birds and mammals.
Principles of Microeconomics
Recognizing that a course in economics may seem daunting to some students, we have tried to make the writing clear and engaging. Clarity comes in part from the intuitive presentation style, but we have also integrated a number of pedagogical features that we believe make learning economic concepts and principles easier and more fun. These features are very student-focused. The chapters themselves are written using a “modular” format. In particular, chapters generally consist of three
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
A Window into the Brain: Viewed through the Evolution of MRI Technology
Diego R. Martin, MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Medical Imaging and Professor of Medicine, UA College of Medicine The evolution of MRI technology and its use to study brain structure and function has revealed much of what we know today about the evolving brain and has revolutionized clinical care. Rich visual content will be used to illustrate the technical elements that have been pieced together over time to form the modern MRI scanner. Each element of MRI technology will be introduced from the
Keynote | Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 MEC 2014 Keynote session hosted by Julia White. Join the Microsoft Exchange team for the opening keynote of the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014. The keynote introduces the main themes of the conference and highlights new innovations in Exchange and Office 365.
MEC 2014 Keynote session hosted by Julia White. Join the Microsoft Exchange team for the opening keynote of the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014. The keynote introduces the main themes of the conference and highlights new innovations in Exchange and Office 365.
Everything teachers and students need for a successful National History Day project is available at this site -- topic ideas, lesson plans, research advice, and thousands of pages of fully indexed eyewitness accounts of North American exploration. Follow famous explorers. Witness first contacts between cultures. See how the exchange of goods and ideas forever altered people's daily life and ideas. Find out what "America" meant to the people who arrived here long ago and to the people who greeted
Colloquium: Chancellor Birgeneau on Undergraduate Education
Chancellor Robert Birgeneau shares his vision and priorities for undergraduate education in this special symposium for the College of Letters and Science. The chancellor's presentation is followed by an informal discussion. This event took place on October 17. 2005.
Values at Play
The Values at Play (VAP) project was conceived with the intent of investigating how video game designers consciously and unconsciously embed social values into video games through narratives and game mechanics. This curriculum, a corollary of the research project, will introduce designers to a systematic method for discovering, analyzing, and integrating values into their design work. All of the materials associated with the curriculum are available on this page as downloadable documents.