"The X in Sex: A Genetic, Medical, and Evolutionary View of the X Chromosome, Fall 2009"
" This course will explore a diverse collection of striking biological phenomena associated with the X chromosome. We will examine the genetic basis and significance of several X-linked mutations. We will also discuss why men are more likely than women to display X-linked traits. We will look at the different mechanisms by which X chromosome gene expression is equalized in mammals, flies, and worms and how these mechanisms can yield unusual phenotypes. Throughout our discussions of the X chromos
Spectroscopy of Rocks and Minerals, and Principles of Spectroscopy
This is a chapter on spectroscopy from The Manual of Remote Sensing, Volume 3, Remote Sensing for the Earth Sciences. Topics in the chapter include an overview of spectroscopy, the reflection and absorption process, causes of absorption, spectra of miscellaneous minerals and materials, the sensitivity of absorption bands to crystal structure and chemistry and the scattering process. The chapter also covers quantitative understanding in terms of radiative transfer theory and spectral libraries. T
Ordnance Survey 50K Map Symbols
A set of images which show the features represented by Ordnance Survey 1:50,000 map symbols, with map extracts showing the symbols
The Taking of Inch and Clone
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The Scientific Method: An Introduction Using Reaction Time
Reaction time has many advantages for the introduction of the scientific method--the subject is familiar, many experiments are possible, and students enjoy competition. In our Introductory Biology courses, our students formulate and test a hypothesis about reaction time. We use Kosinski's Reaction Time software, that records reaction times and then analyzes them statistically using the chi-square median test. Students then write a paper that either rejects or fails to reject their null hypothesi
Injury Prevention Tips
Simple Fact-sheet outlining 17 injury prevention tips.
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
The Outer Planets
Students explore the outermost planets of our solar system: Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. They also learn about characteristics of Pluto and its interactions with Neptune. Students learn a little about the history of space travel as well as the different technologies that engineers develop to make space travel and scientific discovery possible.
Fossils - by StudyJams
Fossils are preserved traces of remains of living things. Paleontologists who study fossils look for teeth, bones, shells, petrified wood, molds and casts, traces of carbon shadows, or even entire animals. Learn more about fossils with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Blossom and Boo Stay Up Late Read-Aloud-Online Storybook-(Bedtime)
This read-aloud is Blossom and Boo Stay Up Late written by Dawn Apperly. It is a cute story about two animal friends who want to see what the forest is like at night. There is a play button to get story started and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as the speaker reads. The speaker changes voices with each character. This is a wonderful resource for building a literacy rich environment in the classroom. It would be beneficial for struggling readers and/or special education st
Making Decisions: Packaging and the Environment
This activity has students redesign and justify the packaging currently used in some consumer products. Design criteria include reducing the amount of packaging material by 25%.
2.6 Component 4: the social work process The social work process comprises a sequence of actions or tasks which draw upon all of the components of practice discussed so far. The social work process rarely follows a clear linear route and is more often a fluid circular process whereby workers may move from assessment through to implementation and evaluation and back to assessment again. Despite this fluidity, some parts of the process, such as assessment, have clearly defined procedures guided by local or national policy. Some tasks
The social work process comprises a sequence of actions or tasks which draw upon all of the components of practice discussed so far. The social work process rarely follows a clear linear route and is more often a fluid circular process whereby workers may move from assessment through to implementation and evaluation and back to assessment again. Despite this fluidity, some parts of the process, such as assessment, have clearly defined procedures guided by local or national policy. Some tasks
A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution.
2.4 Opportunities for play within your setting Aim: to explore the opportunities for play within your setting. Look at your planning for one day Bicycling Keepers of the Flam Child Care Summit: Future Directions Keller Futures Center 5/25/11 Plan de Tecnología de Información
Bicycling is a type of workout for your cardiovascular health, more simply known as a cardio workout. Cardio workouts help your body burn calories and strengthen your heart and lungs.
This is a portrait of an ecological study on Flammulated Owls, being conducted in Colorado by Brian Linkhart. The film investigates all aspects of the study: the science, the people, the setting, and the birds themselves. This version is condensed to 15 minutes from the original length of 38 minutes.
This video was produced in conjunction with the Child Care Summit, sponsored by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women at Harvard and held in January 2011. The summit's goals was to heighten the awareness of child care needs in the work environment, with a particular focus on the Harvard Longwood Campus, and to promote thoughtful discussion by identifying both critical needs and possible solutions. This summit provided an impetus for developing a set of workable recommendations for the futur
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Aim: to explore the opportunities for play within your setting.
Look at your planning for one day
Keepers of the Flam
Child Care Summit: Future Directions
Keller Futures Center 5/25/11
Plan de Tecnología de Información