Leaf Area Index for Africa September, 2000, through May, 2001
MODIS observations also allow scientists to track two vital signs of Earths vegetation. At Boston University, a team of researchers is using MODIS data to create global estimates of the green leaf area of Earths vegetation and how much sunlight the leaves are absorbing. Called LAI, for Leaf Area Index, and FPAR, for Fraction of absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation, both pieces of information are necessary for understanding how sunlight interacts with the Earths vegetated surfaces-from th
This patient education program explains asthma including the causes, symptoms, and treatment of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "c,”
with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The Bridge Challenge
In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, use your knowledge of bridge design to match the right bridge to the right location in a fictitious city.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
85th Anniversary of MSU Hospitality Business
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY - The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University proudly celebrates its 85th anniversary year in 2012. For more information regarding our School, please email to email@example.com
If an animal track is fork-shaped, it was probably made by a bird. If the track shows four or five toes and is paw-shaped, it was probably made by a mammal. There are many other tracks that different animals make.
Communicators Network Meeting Fall 2011
Select presentations from the Communicators Network Meeting, which met on Sept 21, 2011 in the Rutgers Continuing Education Conference Center.
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Sebastião Salgado: "Migrations"
Sebastião Salgado presented his lecture as the 2001-2002 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Educated as an economist, Salgado began his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he documented manual labour world wide, resulting in a book and exhibition called Workers. From 1993 to 1999, he turned his attention to the global phenomenon of the mass displ
Red Ribbon Week - Drinking and Smoking
Red Ribbon Week. What's the best way to help someone you love who is struggling in life? This video addresses what to do if you know someone who is drinking or smoking. And what if they are adults? (01:08)
Microsoft promotes "Kinect Effect"
Nov. 3 - As Microsoft celebrates the one year anniversary of its Kinect motion sensor gaming product, the company is showcasing the Kinect Effect, highlighting uses beyond gaming. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Hoping for help at home
Oct. 25 - Long Island homeowner Magalene McClarrin owes more than her house is worth and hopes to benefit from a new government plan that could help homeowners like her refinance. Bobbi Rebell reports.
20111021 - Protein Prediction 2 - Individualized Medicine
Course: Protein Prediction 2 Title: Individualized Medicine - Our Work Speaker: Burkhard Rost Date: 20111021 Semester: Winter 2011
UIL 2010 WICKED
Bubble Guppies: Bunch of Bones
This video explains why bones are important and mentions several body parts. The kids love the catchy song and it really captures their attention. Great for ESL students. (1:32)
Plungers and horses, a story of vacuum and pressure
This is a short video that explains a classic experiment involving vacuum and atmospheric pressure using plungers.
John Carlson Lecture
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