Biomes - by StudyJams
Ecosystems can get really big, and when they do, they are called biomes. The Earth is divided into six major land biomes. The major difference between is biome is climate. The biomes are taiga, tundra, deciduous forest, tropical rainforest, desert, and grassland. Learn more about biomes with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
The causes of income inequality and the role of social welfare policy are examined. Updated 2003. (28:29)
Mississippi: Pre-Flood Flyover
A slower zoom to the Mississippi river.
In this activity, students examine various materials and investigate how they interact with light. Students use five new vocabulary words (translucent, transparent, opaque, reflection and refraction) to describe how light interacts with the objects.
ENGL 151-05, Thinking and Writing Critically Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs By the course instructor.,Practicallys peaking,t he goal of this classi s to preparey ou to write on a collegel evel. However, the class also shares one of the broader goals of a liberal arts education - to prepare students to be good citizens. I believe one of the most important characteristicso f a good citizen is to be able to think critically about one's society and the events that shape it daily. To help you ho
Pendennis Castle N900019 PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of Half Moon Battery. The Shifting Lobby (changing room) by Ivan LAPPER.
PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of Half Moon Battery. The Shifting Lobby (changing room) by Ivan LAPPER.
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Changing Brain"
Your brain began forming before you were born, building the intricate network of neurons that help you survive in the world. Once developed, the basic structures for sensing, feeling, and thinking last a lifetime—yet your brain continues to change. The neural connections keep making adjustments with every experience and everything that you learn. The exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History from Saturday, November 20, until August 14, 201
CIF vaccinologie 2011 – Bases immunologiques de la vaccination
Cours international francophone de vaccinologie
Hôpital d’instruction des armées du Val-de-Grâce – Ecole du Val-de-Grâce
Titre : CIF vaccinologie 2011 – Bases immunologiques de la vaccination
Intervenant : François TRON
Résumé : 29 mars 2011 - cours 02 - Bases immunologiques de la vaccination.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Cours international francophone de vaccinologie
Correct Golf Swing
This five minute video carefully reviews examples of various player's swings and what is being done that is correct and what needs correction. Video moves slowly and provides easy to understand instruction.
Learn to Play Tennis in Minutes
This is a three minute video for beginners. It moves slowly and gives clear instructions.
Living With Biodiversity: Your Water Supply, Your Food, Your Energy Use and What You Buy
These four resource guides came out of a lecture series entitled: "Living with Biodiversity: What You Can Really Do for the Environment" held at the American Museum of Natural History in the fall of 1998. Sponsored by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, the programs addressed how our everyday decisions - from what we eat and drink to what we buy - affect biodiversity and provided practical tips for becoming a "green" consumer.
Project based learning in the public sector
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student Shahzad Orakzai is looking at project based learning and the transfer of knowledge between public and private sectors. Profile: http://bit.ly/mKqVgT
4.4 Plate motion on a spherical Earth
Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
Roadrunner in the Mojave desert
Roadrunners eat insects, spiders, scorpions, lizards, and rodents. They repeatedly stab the prey with their sharp beaks to kill them.
Physics Tug of War
In this activity, students will learn about Newton's 2nd Law of Motion. They will learn that the force required to move a book is proportional to the weight of the book. Engineers use this relationship to determine how much force they need to move an airplane.
Pastimes - Quiz 1
The pupil will have a positive attitude towards Irish and will develop an interest in it. The pupil will enjoy learning in Irish.
Vanderbilt basketball legend Roy Skinner has died
Roy Skinner, who won 278 basketball games, compiled an 81.5 percent winning percentage at Memorial Gym and recruited the first black athlete to the Southeastern Conference, died of respiratory failure at Southern Hills Medical Center. He was 80.
Ceramics Program at CCA
The Ceramics Program at California College of the Arts offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and design using earth-based materials and strategies. Students explore the dynamic field of ceramics with a broad but critical eye, while offering the flexibility to pursue diverse methods of fabrication. Students investigate contemporary theory, materials, and the history of ceramic arts to develop a professional skill set and vocabula
This unit extends the ideas introduced in the unit on first-order differential equations to a particular type of second-order differential equations which has a variety of applications. The unit assumes that you have previously had a basic grounding in calculus, know something about first-order differential equations and some familiarity with complex numbers.
China is an attractive place to invest: Carlyle Group co-founder
Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein discusses the current environment for private equity dealmaking and the outlook for fundraising for the remainder of 2011