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€
Operations on Radical Expressions - Yay Math
This covers how to rationalize square roots, even complicated ones, such as square roots in the denominator and the square roots of variables.! This clip includes some subtitles to help you along. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4688635244729629838&q=source:012956945238798337823&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahd
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
VUCast Newscast: Cool cap saves baby
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbiltâ€™s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: How Cool Cap saves babiesâ€™ lives ESPN College GameDay visits Memorial Gym Why storyline wins over sensationalism in commercials Two Vandy students become TV stars!
American association of teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
Founded in 1917, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese promotes the study and teaching of these languages on the secondary and tertiary levels. Its extensive site provides information about the organisation (membership, officers), lists job postings, provides information about its annual conference, awards and scholarships. The site offers particularly important information about the organisation's publications ('Hispania;' 'Enlace;' the Association's newsletter; 'Portu
"The Painting from the Canvas Up," van Gogh's 'Portrait of a Peasant'
Before its presentation at The Frick Collection for the exhibition, van Gogh's Portrait of a Peasant (Patience Escalier) traveled from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena to the Getty Museum in Los Angeles, where it was examined by a team of paintings conservators. The results of this close look at the painting and the details it revealed about the artist's technique are presented in this video. (08:55)
Morning Meeting: One-Minute Greeting
In this video, Carolyn Bush prepares her fourth grade students to start their Morning Meeting with a successful, safe, fun "One-Minute Greeting." Students engage with other students and develop their oral language skills. (02:40)
DegreeWorks: Making advisors more helpful to students
Students in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering have had the opportunity to use and see the benefits of DegreeWorks. Click on the links below to see how their experiences with the program have made registration, changing majors, and spending time with advisors more efficient.
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.
Paul Rothman on Rising to the Challenge
Paul Rothman -- the Frances Watt Baker, MD, and Lenox D. Baker, Jr., MD, Dean of Medical Faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine -- outlines his priorities for Rising to the Challenge: the Campaign for Johns Hopkins. Visit rising.jhu.edu to learn more.
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.