Science Bulletins: Our Ancient Relatives Born with Flexible Skulls
A new study of the skull of an early hominin child provides a better understanding of the evolutionary timeline for modern human skulls-and brains. The skulls of modern humans are highly flexible at birth so they can both fit through a narrow birth canal and expand to hold a brain that grows substantially in early life. When researchers scanned the skull of the Taung child (Australopithicus africanus), they found structural features similar to those in the flexible skulls of modern infants. The
This patient education program explains tinnitus and provides tips for coping with its symptoms. It also reviews the anatomy of the ear and hearing, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for tinnitus. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
SFU instructors at Piping Hot Summer Drummer
Members of the Simon Fraser University pipe band are sharing their expertise with 250 student pipers and drummers -- some from as far off as Belgium and Maui - on a mountaintop in the Okanagan. Piping Hot Summer Drummer (PHSD), an annual two-week summer school at Silver Star Mountain near Vernon (runs July 9-20, 2012), brings the quiet, off-season ski hill to life as students from all ages and walks of life play as hikers and mountain bikers pass by. Students take in daily sessions by world-
Integration of themes
The pupils hear, speak, read and write about the same topic at the same time
Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña - en español
Situado muy cerca de Burgos, el Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña está muy vinculado a la vida del Cid. En este recinto fue acogida la familia de Rodrigo Díaz durante sus destierros. Además, se encuentran aquí las tumbas sin cuerpos del Cid y Doña Jimena, su esposa. (1:05)
A UST MBA Opens New Doors
Having trouble opening new career doors? The UST MBA Forum, featuring The Princeton Review, helps MBA candidates prepare for the GMAT and learn more about opportunities to open new doors in their careers and personal lives.
Talent Management in Practice
Talent management is widely held to be critical to an organisation's success. However, discussions with many Talent Managers in organisations reveal that the term means very different things in different organisations. The implications of this are discussed, plus what it takes to succeed as a talent manager.
VariQuest Design Center Software Tutorial
Bill Nye - Rocks & Soil
In his entertaining way, Bill Nye discusses rocks and soil in this twenty-three-minute video clip. (23:05)
Accuracy of measurement in navigation depends very much on the situation. If a sailor’s target is an island 200 km wide, sailing off center by 10 or 20 km is not a major problem. But, if the island were only 1 km wide, it would be missed if off just the smallest bit. Many of the measurements made while navigating involve angles, and a small error in the angle can translate to a much larger error in position when traveling long distances.
HUM310 Session 10 Summer 2012
"The Power of Masks"with Bill DeLuca
Alien Punctuation: An Interactive Game About Capitalization and Punctuation
In this interactive game, students correct sentence errors by adding capital letters and punctuation. The game contains three levels of diffuculty. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
7.5 More revision questions
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
Beginner S5 #24 - Latin American Wardrobe Malfunctions
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! When you come home from your shopping trips, you’re always happy with what you purchased, but you never hear the end of it from your significant other. The shirt is too tight, the tie is too loud, the pants are too short—complaint after complaint in Spanish is all you hear. This [...]
STS-134 Tribute to Endeavour
STS-134 Commander Mark Kelly pays tribute to space shuttle Endeavour and the spacecraft's contribution to human spaceflight. Mission specialists Andrew Feustel, Mike Fincke, Roberto Vittori, Greg Chamitoff and Pilot Greg Johnson also share their thoughts and impressions of Endeavour.
16.07.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In der syrischen Hauptstadt Damaskus dauern die Gefechte zwischen Regierungstruppen und Aufständischen Agenturberichten zufolge an. Hunderte Rebellen würden sich Kämpfe mit den Regierungstruppen liefern, berichten Regimegegner. Einwohner sprachen von den heftigsten Kämpfen seit Beginn der gewaltsamen Auseinandersetzungen vor 17 Monaten. Die Metropole Da
Upper Beginner #14 - Snakes and Supermarkets Don’t Mix in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You are deathly afraid of snakes, and your biggest fear in Japan is having one slither out in front of where you’re walking. Your Japanese friends know this about you, and they decide to play a practical joke on you. You are innocently walking up the path to your home when [...]
Get Your Motor Running
Students investigate motors and electromagnets as they construct their own simple electric motors using batteries, magnets, paper clips and wire.