Reflections on the Current H1N1 Flu
John M. Barry brings unsettling news from the frontlines of H1N1 research: this novel influenza virus is very hard to pin down. In spite of international scientific scrutiny, H1N1 continues to baffle and elude, worrying health officials defending against the pandemic, and challenging some ideas about influenza in general. Says Barry, â€
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Micro-needle patches a painless shot-in-the-arm for future vaccinations
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing a patch that could one day replace the feared needle and syringe for vaccinations. The patch is made up of microscopic needles that pierce the outer layer of skin, allowing vaccine into the body without the stress and pain of a visit to the doctor's office. Ben Gruber reports. More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe
Duke Signature Care Physicians
Duke Signature Care offers concierge medicineâ€”sometimes called concierge medical care. This new approach to primary care encourages you to develop a richer, more meaningful relationship with your doctor.
Galileo: The Renaissance Man
This is a very general take on the biography of Galileo. It is an easy to follow retelling of some of the major events in the life of Galileo. This appears to be a student-made project, but quality isÂ fairly good for a student project. Run time 06:16.
An Evening With Daniel Woodrell
The Missouri State University English Department presented "An Evening With Daniel Woodrell" October 25, 2013. Daniel Woodrell, acclaimed author of "Winter's Bone" read from his latest book, "The Maid's Version." For more than two decades, Daniel Woodrell has created an indelible representation of the shadows of the rural American experience and has steadily built a devoted following of fans, critics, and legendary literary authors. Woodrell's body of work focuses on characters who have been
The Real Number Set - Part 1
This Language of Mathematics video the instructor goes 'back to basics' using the 'real number set'. Â He uses a chalkboard to model what real numbers are and how they are organized. Â Straightforward and easy-to-understand.
Finding the Dew Point
With the help of Cyberspace's favorite weathercaster Stormy Gale, the CyberSquad learns how to make fog. Stormy Gale explains that as you cool down moist air you get fog, and if you warm up the air, the droplets evaporate back into the air and the fog goes away. The CyberSquad has to figure out how cold they have to make the air before fog will form. Using a can of water and a bucket of ice, Stormy Gale explains how to keep track of the temperature and how to use the dew point to predict when fo
Shaping the Education Bill - Reaching for Consensus
Back Bench Response to the Education White Paper: this document was published on 14 December, 2005, by a number of Labour MPs, Peers and other leading Labour Party figures. It highlights their concerns regarding the 2005 Education White Paper, and puts forward a number of proposals.
The Language of Mathematics (6): Adding and Subtracting
The instructor in this video is outside (in a parking garage)Â and uses a concrete wall and chalk for demonstration. He indicates that his videos are for a high school audience, but here he goes back to the basics of addition and subtraction.
Study support Attainment
Study support Attainment I am currently looking into whether or not school clubs/study support raise attainment in schools. I have searched the TTRB site, but have found nothing relating to this topic. I have found a couple of articles on the TES, Guardian and BBC websties, but no references to formal journal articles, books or documents, which would back up my thinking. I am looking specifically at KS3 and KS4. I will be focusing on sport and the performing arts.
The History of the Periodic Table - Part 1 of 2
This is part 1 of 2 of a video this student did for his Chemistry class back at community college for extra credit. It documents the history of the periodic table. Entertaining and educational and some good background and details.
The 'Hadow Report': The Primary School (1931)
With the publication of the 'Rose Review' of the primary curriculum and that of the Cambridge (Alexander) review, this is an appropriate moment to look back to the 'Hadow Report' on the curriculum for primary schools published in 1931, in order to reflect on the continuing key issues for primary education.
Water that falls from the sky is called precipitation. As one aspect of weather, precipitation such as rain or snow can affect your daily life. However, it is also a vital step in the water cycle, returning water from the atmosphere back to Earth's surface. In this videoÂ you willÂ observe three different types of precipitation â€” rain, hail, and snow. Sound but no narration. Run time 01:00.
An interactive graphic that describes the extent of income inequality in the U.S., how it got so unequal, and offers tangible suggestions about what ordinary people can do to diminish it. It also allows users to estimate the amount of actual income inequality and place their own earnings in the context of demographically similar populations. Animated videos narrated by former Secretary of Labor, Robert Reich, describe why such inequality has increased in recent decades.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
What is a fire resistance rating?
The term "fire-resistance" designates the ability of a laboratory-constructed assembly to contain a fire in a carefully controlled test setting for a specified period of time. This is a paper that discussed the implications and meaning of the tern for walls and builing membranes made with gypsum.
Highlights from 2009
In this week's podcast, we look back at some of the highlights from 12 months of Planet Earth podcasts, and look ahead to some of the big stories expected in 2010.
DNA, RNA, and Protein Extraction: The Past and The Present
This is a review article that provides an overview of the molecular techniques in DNA, RNA, and protein isolation, past and present. It discusses manual procedures and the accompanying difficulties involved. It discusses the advantages of automated procedures that can signifincatly increase efficiency and accuracy while minimizing cross-contamination.