6.6 Worlds without end
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
Use of the Rabbit Intestine in Smooth Muscle Pharmacology Experiments: A New Approach
This exercise is suitable for general physiology or zoology teaching laboratories.
Water and Solute Movement Through Red Blood Cell Membranes
This resource is a detailed laboratory exercise suitable for undergraduate laboratory courses in biochemistry, physiology and cell biology. It includes detailed background information and student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested anaylses.
Spot-Overlay Ames Test of Potential Mutagens
This protocol represents a cost-effective modification of the Ames Test that allows students to investigate the mutagenic potential of various common substances. Potential mutagens are tested using well-characterized auxotrophic strains of Salmonella typhimurium. By analyzing the results, students determine if any of their compounds may be mutagenic. Follow-up experiments are designed to determine the dose response of these potential mutagens. Using this protocol, we have achieved reproducible r
The stories of Standard Oil, AT&T, and Microsoft demonstrate the power, importance, and problems of monopolies. Updated 2002. (28:41)
The difference between an architect and an engineer is sometimes confusing because their roles in building design can be similar. Students experience a bit of both professions by following a set of requirements and meeting given constraints as they create a model parking garage. They experience the engineering design process first-hand as they design, build and test their models. They draw a blueprint for their design, select the construction materials and budget their expenditures. They also te
Sam and Some Sticky Situations - Crossword
Online crossword puzzle based on the book in the Educational Company's Sunny Street series.
Climatic Areas Crossword
Printable crossword requiring students to fill in keywords associated with various climatic areas around the world. Answers are included.
Stealth Learning: Acquiring Knowledge About Vascular Plant Structure While Using a Vegetative Key
Many students find it tedious to learn the terminology that is used to describe the vegetative structure of vascular plants. An effective method is to acquire these skills "accidentally", in the process of identifying unfamiliar plants. This exercise uses a vegetative key to woody plants within walking distance of the lab. Before the lab, plants are labeled with alphabetic tags. Students are given a brief introduction, and then they attempt to identify each labeled plant using the key. If their
15.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der Chef des Internationalen Währungsfonds, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, ist in New York wegen versuchter Vergewaltigung und sexueller Belästigung angeklagt worden. Dies teilte ein Polizeisprecher mit. Strauss-Kahn wird vorgeworfen, ein Zimmermädchen in einem Hotel sexuell belästigt zu haben. Der 62-J
New #67 - Go Straight to the Core of Spanish with the Core Word Lists!
Vocabulary can be a total drag sometimes, right? You spend months learning all the vocabulary words for that final exam. You’ve had your nose in the glossary of your language textbook all year, painstakingly memorizing word after word after word. But have you ever noticed that those words hardly ever come up in conversation? All [...]
Physical Quantities. Scalars and Vectors
Introduction to measuring different quantities and how to tell the difference between vector and scalar quantities.
The Shoemaker and The Elves There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
This 2:44 long video explains how an experienced social studies teacher started to use Digital Storytelling to engage her students in the classroom. There is little hands on examples and most of the information does not offer how the student work is evaluated or how it has improved their understanding of the topic.
Time Differences in Different Time Zones
The instructor uses computer software to demonstrate how to determine elapsed times. This one is more complicated than 'Time Differences, Part 1', as Mr. Khan focuses on elpased time across different time zones. The sreen is dark; the viewer may wish to open the screen to ful screen to see clearly. (08:59)
Parenting Tips : How to Be a Good Parent
This 1:30 video reviews the most important elements in being a good parent. A basic guide of common sense ideas.
How to Deal With Tantrums
The three minute video explains the two types of tantrums and suggests ways to deal with them. Many examples are given and the important aspects of giving an audience to a tantrum be avoided.
Race to Nowhere
This 2:32 minute long video is a trailer to the movie Race to Nowhere, which is about the stress placed on students to do well. Although it is limited and lacks any statistics, it does present a compelling argument to long at the decision to have more standardized testings in schools and the pressure it places on students.
How to Deal with Foul Language
In this video two minute video dealing with children who use four language. It is directed at parents, but could be use by teachers. The ways to deal with the foul language include ignoring the foul language, praising when they dont use foul language, or punishment. There is no single solution for speaking foul language because every child is different.
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.