"Computational Biology: Genomes, Networks, Evolution, Fall 2008"
" This course focuses on the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology, combining theory with practice. We study the principles of algorithm design for biological datasets, and analyze influential problems and techniques. We use these to analyze real datasets from large-scale studies in genomics and proteomics. The topics covered include: Genomes: biological sequence analysis, hidden Markov models, gene finding, RNA folding, sequence alignment, genome assembly Networ
Author(s): Galagan, James,Kellis, Manolis

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How to Make Baby Pants from a Tshirt
This is a three minute tutorial on making baby or toddler pants out of a tshirt.A  sewing machine required. It is easy to follow and would make a good class room project with donated materials and parental assistance.
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English Tutorial on Jane Schaeffer Body Paragraph Format
This nine minute video explains the Jane Schaeffer body paragraph writing format and includes the purpose of each of the eight sentences and provide a sample paragraph. Unfortunately, this video is all talking and there isn't any examples shown. A good overview to start this process.
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Asian stocks fall despite EU pledge
July 12 - Asian stocks fall despite EU pledge to help Greece and other EU debtors; including allowing a selective default to help Athens deal with its debt. Arnold Gay, reports.
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One World Ocean
In this activity, students learn about ocean currents and the difference between salt and fresh water. They use colored ice cubes to see how cold and warm water mix and how this mixing causes currents. Also, students learn how surface currents occur due to wind streams. Lastly, they learn how fresh water floats on top of salt water, the difference between water in the ocean and fresh water throughout the planet, and how engineers are involved in the design of ocean water systems for human use.
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Hurricane Bonnie Dissolving Crystal Cathedral
A fly in to a set of nested 3D isosurfaces of constant precipitation density for Hurricane Bonnie, measured by TRMM on August 22, 1998. The isosurfaces a removed one-by-one until only the highest density surface remains, then the surfaces are restored in reverse order.
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On the Margins of the Holocaust
Prof. Jan Grabowski of the Department of History, University of Ottawa, discusses the margins of the Holocaust. The video is part of the series "Insights and Perspectives from Holocaust Researchers and Historians", Supported by the Claims Conference. For more lectures, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/insights/video/index.asp
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Arnolfini Wedding
Fact-sheet with images about the Northern Renaissance artist Jan Van Eyck and one of his paintings, the Arnolifini Wedding.
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Goldfish anatomy
Goldfish have fins to swim with, a tail to steer and swim with, and gills to breathe with. They also have scales for protection. Goldfish live in water.
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Five Senses: Smell
Humans are able to smell through use of their noses. Molecules of odor are released by particular sources. These molecules are inhaled by humans through their nasal openings. The molecules are absorbed by mucus and interpreted by the brain as smell.
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Food pyramid
The food pyramid is a guide released by the U.S. government. It is a graphical representation of what the daily diet of an American should consist of.
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HUM310 - Theatre of Revolt Session 8 07/10/2011
HUM310 - Theatre of Revolt Session 8 07/10/2011 Bill Deluca "Misanthrope and Moliere"
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Switcheroo
In this hands-on activity, students construct a simple switch and determine what objects and what types of materials can be used to close a switch in a circuit and light a light bulb.
Author(s): Daria Kotys-Schwartz,Denise Carlson,Joe Friedrichs

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Working with a friend
A resource for the teaching of Irish
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Set up a blog

"In this section we currently look at 3 ways to set up a blog: 1.Blogging with Blogger or Wordpress 2.Media blogging (photo blogging, video blogging, audio blogging) 3.Hosting your own blog "


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Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
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You need to be quite clear what you are setting out to do. If you are not clear, your goal may be open to different interpretations and you may become unsure of what you intended. For example, suppose you chose a goal like ‘to get better at giving people feedback’. This could be interpreted in at least two ways:

  1. To improve your self-confidence about giving feedback, so that you no longer get nervous about having to
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Benjamin Franklin, Part 1 of 4
(NOTE: This is essentially a nine-minute podcast. There are no moving images. However, podcasts are sometimes better suited to a particular classroom environment.) This segment starts with his activities in Paris, but then moves into his early life and his relationship with his father, Josiah Franklin.


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L'Imparfait
Introductory grammar worksheet describing the imperfect tense.
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