The Effects of Soil Properties on Plant Physiology
Covers grafting, propagation, lighting, watering requirements, the challenges of recombinant DNA research, fertilization, human nutrition
STS-132 Mission Overview
Atlantis 12-day mission will deliver the Russian-built Mini Research Module-1 that will provide additional storage space and a new docking port for Russian Soyuz and Progress spacecraft. MRM-1, also known as Rassvet, which means dawn in Russian, will be permanently attached to the bottom port of the stations Zarya module. MRM-1 will carry important hardware on its exterior including a radiator, airlock and a European robotic arm. Atlantis also will deliver additional station hardware stored insi
The College of Optical Sciences: Past, Present, and Future
The College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is a great place to do research and to study and learn optics and photonics. This talk gives a short history of the Optical Sciences Center, now the College of Optical Sciences, describing some of the decisions and actions that have shaped the college. The current status of the college and future plans of the college will be presented. This presentation was given by Dr. Jim Wyant, Dean of the University of Arizona's College of Optic
Genetically Modified Organisms
While genetic modification of organisms has occurred for millennia, we now have the tools to insert specific genes from one organism into cells of unrelated species. This session illustrates the processes used and how such genetically transformed organisms are increasingly common in agriculture, industry, and medicine, and introduces the ethical considerations of GMO res
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Choosing Instructional Approaches
Arts teachers take on a variety of roles, and use many different instructional techniques, as they engage with their students. Teachers can be instructors, mentors, directors, coaches, artists, performers, collaborators, facilitators, critics, or audience members. In this session, participants follow a vocal music teacher as she takes on different roles in order to encourage students to find creative solutions to artistic challenges. Next, an acting teacher becomes a facilitator as his students
Flunking Doesn't Work
Research shows that flunking a child can actually do more harm than good.
A Stroke of Insight
Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions -- motion, speech, self-awareness -- shut down one by one. Brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor studied her own stroke as it happened -- and has become a powerful voice for brain recovery. An astonishing story. Run time 18:41.
How Brains Learn to See
Pawan Sinha details his groundbreaking research into how the brain's visual system develops. Sinha and his team provide free vision-restoring treatment to children born blind, and then study how their brains learn to interpret visual data. The work offers insights into neuroscience, engineering and even autism.
Concentrate on Distracted Driving: A Challenge to MIT Students from U.S. Transportation Secretary Ra
From the MIT News Office:
Research has shown that talking on a phone while driving, even with a hands-free cell phone, causes as much of an impairment to driving ability as being drunk. And yet, says U.S. Secretary of Transportation
Ray LaHood, while the nation has successfully cracked down on drunk driving, when it com
Genomics and Its Impact on Science and Society: The Human Genome Project and Beyond (2008)
This site gives a detailed overview of the science of genetics, including the Human Genome Project. An introduction helps visitors understand genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Other resources include online audio and video files about genetics and the Human Genome Project, images of genomes, current research news, a glossary, frequently asked questions, and a student page.
Can't Hide the Pride -- College of Charleston
On March 19, 2014, we want all students, faculty, staff and alumni to show their Cougar pride by wearing maroon and white. Get on your Cougar swag and post a picture of yourself on the CofC Alumni Facebook page. We'll award prizes for 1) Farthest location 2) Most creative location and 3) Largest group shot. We are CofC and we are Cougar proud!
(R&DA 29) Developing Understanding and Knowledge of the use of Effective and Innovative Electronic Â
This project found that e-communications were not well developed in initial teacher training and recommends that partnerships should devise an implementation strategy including a protocol for e-mail use. Supported by a TDA Research and Development Award.
How to Start a Coin Collection
This clips gives tips and information for starting a coin collection. An antique store owner explains how to choose the type of coins desired,
how to do research on coins and complete a series of coins before moving on to the next series. He shows two sets of coins as an example of a coin collection.
What the research says about using ICT in geography
This report summarises research into the potential benefits of using ICT to enhance the learning and teaching of geography.
Science Spanish I am undertaking a research project on CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning ) in primary schools looking at teaching Science through Spanish. Can you suggest any useful research in this area? Many thanks
Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education â€“ Case Studies of Current Practice.
Special needs Inclusion
My special study is focusing on the differences (if any) in the perspectives of teachers and teaching assistants regarding the inclusion of children with SEN across key stage 1 and 2. I am looking for any research that has already been carried out on this topic, or any further research regarding SEN inclusion. I have already found some publications through the dfes such as Removing Barriers to Achievement and Every Child Matters. Thank you.
How to Identify a Gold Coin
An antique store owner talks about identifying real gold coins.Â He explains how to buy from a reputable dealer that has a certified appraiser.Â He gives tips such as to avoid buying coins them from estate sales and shows resources to research coins before buying.
Information technology education
Information technology education I am looking for research articles to help answer this question. 'ICT capability is best developed through structured activities which explicitly and progressively develop ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of meaningful related contexts.' Please can you help?
Home-School Knowledge Exchange and Transformation in Primary Education (2001 - 2004)
This is a website resource which is intended to provide access to a project based at the University of Bristol. The project is part of the ESRCâ€™s TLRP (Teaching and Learning Research Programme). The project sought to enhance childrenâ€™s learning in literacy and numeracy and to facilitate transfer between primary and secondary school through improving knowledge exchange between the home and school.