Spartans make a difference in Peru
More than 3,500 miles from home, a group of Michigan State University osteopathic medical students, faculty members, and volunteers are participating in a medical education trip in Peru. During their mission, the team will treat patients who have waited hours to receive medical care.
Plant Form and Fluid Transport III Fall 2007
General Biology - Fall 2007. This is a general introduction to plant development, form, and function; population genetics, ecology, and evolution. Intended for students majoring in the biological sciences, but open to all qualified students. In general at the end of Biology 1B students will be able to: describe the scientific method and explain how it would be applied to a novel problem; explain the consequences of random variation when extrapolated over time; distinguish between positive and
Arrêt ' ou ' stationnement '? writing exercise, conversation, correct usage
At the end of this lesson you will be able to summarize what the difference is between parking and being stationary in a car and formulate your opinion about the use of the parking disk.
Programming Principles: Methods
Programming Principles: Methods
Journey to the Oasis
Texas A&M Commencement Address 2011 - Coach Mike Sherman
Texas A&M Head Football Coach Mike Sherman, taking time off from Kyle Field scrimmages on the other side of the campus, kicked off the university's summer 2011 graduation ceremonies with a commencement convocation address, telling the graduating students to stay true to their Aggie-instilled "core values" and "not let the world jade you." Full story here: http://tx.ag/4yl9a2
The Nature of Diamonds
This Web site, created to complement an American Museum of Natural History exhibition, looks at how diamonds are created (naturally and synthetically), and how they have been used throughout history.
Beginner S6 #16 - Does Cold Weather Stop You Drinking Japanese Beer?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a long day of working outdoors in your garden in Japan, you’re thirsty, but you’re having a hard time deciding what to drink. It’s springtime, so ordinarily you’d want something cool and refreshing like a beer, but because you worked outside all day, you haven’t shaken off the unusual chill [...]
Sailing the ocean no longer requires triple-masted schooners--in fact
you can do it on a vessel no larger than a surfboard. What's the secret to designing a windsail that can skim the surface of the sea at 20 miles an hour, yet respond instantly to a sailor's touch? It is the math involved in designing such a rig. Motivating for students.
Running time 1:42 minutes.
Love Your Brother
Date-rape drug detector offers safety for women
Aug. 16 - Israeli scientists have developed a date rape drug detector that could give women a fast and easy way to test the safety of their drink in a bar. Stuart McDill reports.
"Hi, My Name Is Flat Stanley"- Stanley Travels Around the World in Song
The famous Flat Stanley travels around the world in this video. Sing along and see the famous sites with him as he travels to China, Egypt, France, Germany, Africa, Alaska, and California. ( 3:21)
Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate in Medicine, Interview
Peter C. Doherty, 1996 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine talks about what made him interested in science. See the complete interview: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1592
"I Know a Bank Where the Wild Thyme Blows" from A Midsummer Night's Dream
The first line is often misquoted "whereon the wild thyme blows" Shakespeare presents a dilemma to the actor. The poetry and the meaning can be hard to reconcile. This speech contains lines of exquisite poetry, for instance, "There sleeps Titania sometime of the night" must be one of the most mellifluous phrases ever written. The actor is presented with a choice: to transmit the meaning at the expense of the poetry - or to indulge the poetry and care less about what the words mean. Shake
Biology - High School
The Biology course is a first-year course in biology at the high school level and involves the scientific study of living organisms. The course considers the interactions among the vast number of organisms that inhabit planet Earth. It presents the basic form and function of these organisms, from cells to organ systems, from simple viruses to complex humans. It delves into interactions between organisms, and between an organism and its environment. It also looks into how biotechnology is used to
Make Your Own Recycled Paper
Students will learn about how paper is made. Working together, students will make their own paper. This activity introduces students to recycling; what it is, its importance, and how it affects their lives.