Luminary Awards Banquet - Part 1
A Dallas education reformer and two game-changing educational organizations were honored by the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at SMU on Jan. 27, 2011.
The physiology of the kidneys
Aimed at pre-registration Nursing students studying human biology, this learning object introduces the physiology of the kidney, examining the processes by which the kidneys filter blood, control body pH and eliminate the waste products of metabolism from the body.
The module contains the following levels: The Origin of Malaria Antimalarial Drug Classes Indications for the Blood Schizonticides Indications for the Various Antimalarial Drugs Mechanisms of Action Blood Schizonticide Toxicity Toxicity of Various Antimalarial Agents Useful Information Sites of Action Terminology Epidemiology Complete Assessment of Antimalarial Drugs
Neuroscience for Kids
This site explores the brain and nervous system. Learn about brain development, brain lobes, the cerebral cortex, the skull, blood supply, brain fitness, neurons, the autonomic nervous system, sensory systems, the spinal cord, laughter and the brain, the musical brain, face recognition, drug effects, neurological and mental disorders, and more.
Dive and Discover: Juan de Fuca Ridge
Dive and Discover brings you right aboard the expedition to the Juan de Fuca Ridge in the Pacific Ocean, where scientists are exploring hydrothermal vent fields and microbes inhabiting hydrothermal vents. The site gives you access to the latest oceanographic and deep submergence research from a variety of scientists including geologists, geophysicists, chemists, and biologists who are exploring the seafloor and making amazing deep-sea discoveries. The mission and objectives, daily updates, photo
"Analyzing Projects and Organizations, Fall 2009"
"This course teaches students how to understand the rationality behind how organizations and their programs behave, and to be comfortable and analytical with a live organization. It thereby builds analytic skills for evaluating programs and projects, organizations, and environments. It draws on the literature of the sociology of organizations, political science, public administration, and historical experience-and is based on both developing-country and developed-country experience."
JFK50 Kennedy's Idealism and Today's Generation — David Gergen
Harvard Kennedy School Professor David Gergen talks about the way in which President Kennedy saw that "there were better ways to live" and what that means to today's generation.
President's Day RAP !
Vierhoeken : Spel Dit is een soort memory waarbij paren moeten gevonden worden. Op de ene kaart staat een vierhoek afgebeeld. Leerlingen moeten deze afbeelding combineren met een eigenschap die van toepassing is op de afgebeelde vierhoek. Er zijn meer …
Dit is een soort memory waarbij paren moeten gevonden worden. Op de ene kaart staat een vierhoek afgebeeld. Leerlingen moeten deze afbeelding combineren met een eigenschap die van toepassing is op de afgebeelde vierhoek. Er zijn meer …
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De tanden: - De verschillende soorten tanden, - De delen van de tand, - Hoe moeten we onze tanden verzorgen?
Learning and Playing
A performance by Amanda Moore of "Learning and Playing", part of an exhibit by the Urbonas Studio entitled "The Learning Machine". The exhibit which explores the symbolic relationship between women and the state, taking women's voices as expressions of the psychological impact of the Cold War on multiple generations, is at the Wolk Gallery, MIT from February 9th - April 8th, 2011.
Mamphela Ramphele on Knowledge in the Blood by Jonathan Jansen
On Thursday 1 October the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture will be Mamphela Ramphele who will discuss "To what extent has our transformation process embraced the intimate in public discourse." The suggested background reading is Jonathan Jansen's "Knowledge in the Blood." Mamphela Ramphele, former ViceChancellor of UCT and director of the World Bank, is an academic author and medical doctor. Her involvement in political activism and academ
Talk: CPJ's Joel Simon: 'Future of press freedom is online'
At a Shorenstein Center event, "From the Front Lines to Online," Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), looked at the past year in press freedom.
Fazzari on Stimulus and Keynes
Steve Fazzari of Washington University in St. Louis talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of Keynesian stimulus. They discuss the stimulus package passed in February 2009 and whether it improved the economy and created jobs. How should claims about its impact be evaluated? What can we know as economists about causal relationships in a complex world? The conversation includes a discussion of the underlying logic of Keynesian stimulus and the effect of the financial crisis on e
Don't Laugh At Me
Primary Lateral Sclerosis - Motor Exam - Screening Tests Sub-exam - Patient 14
This video features a 54-year-old white male who presented for evaluation of progressive spastic paraparesis. He stated that symptoms first started in 1997 when "things were different with my legs" (i.e., leg weakness, imbalance, and speech problems). Symptoms started in his left foot, when he couldn't keep time to music. His feet started dragging and he also noticed problems with balance. In 1999, he started falling and sought medical attention. He was diagnosed with spastic paraparesis after
Map Collections: 1544-1996
This site offers thousands of digitized online maps. The collections are broken into seven categories, cities and towns, conservation and environment, discovery and exploration, immigration and settlement, military battles and campaigns, transportation and communication, and general maps.
Cardiovascular Construction Kit
The Cardiovascular Construction Kit (CVCK) allows students to design and construct a wide range of cardiovascular systems, testing each one to see how it behaves and whether it could actually exist and survive in a real organism. CVCK provides a set of basic components, e.g., pumps, vessels, capillaries and so on, which may be pieced together to construct a cardiovascular system. Gauges and measurement techniques are provided so you can draw conclusions from your experiments. Note: CVCK is a MAC
Organ Weight Study in Rats
This dataset comes from a study of 90 rats given one of 3 doses of a drug. At sacrifice, data on body weight and the weights of various organs were collected. Questions from this study refer to the relationship between dosage and body and organ weight. A text file version of the data is found in the relation link.