The Week at Duke {in 60 Seconds}: Lemur Love; Drone Expert; Urban Bush Women
Is there a Valentine's Day in the animal world? A Duke study finds the strength of a lemur couple's bond corresponds to the similarity of the pair's body odor. Whoever smells together, stays together? http://today.duke.edu/2014/01/smellysifaka Missy Cummings is not your typical professor. The mechanical engineering professor recently spoke about her journey from Navy pilot to drone expert. She also has testified before Congress and been interviewed on The Colbert Report. http://sites.duke.edu/d
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Cardiac Cycle
This animated short clip shows how the heart works as a pump to deliver blood to all parts of the body.  Animation shows the heart muscle and the cycle of blood through arteries and veins in various stages.  (01:51)
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Conjunctions: FANBOYS Party Rap
Conjunctions connect words, phrases and clauses. In this song, you’ll meet the FANBOYS, an acronym to remember the conjunctions: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet and So. Sing along with Flocabulary’s conjunction rap song as this quirky crew of FANBOYS hooks up phrases, words and clauses.

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Energetische aspecten van een chemische reactie : Practicum
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In dit practicum is het bedoeling om endo- en exotherme processen te observeren en accurate temperatuurmetingen uit te voeren.

De werkbladen voor dit practicum zijn gestructureerd volgens:

  • doel van het …

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Predicting Harmful Algal Blooms & Red Tides
This video explains algal blooms (also known as red tides) and how they are being observed so that the cause of red tides can be discovered. Run time 01:29.

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A Tasty Experiment
Students conduct an experiment to determine whether or not the sense of smell is important to being able to recognize foods by taste. They do this by attempting to identify several different foods that have similar textures. For some of the attempts, the students hold their noses and close their eyes, while for others they only close their eyes. After they have conducted the experiment, they create a bar graph showing the number of correct and incorrect identifications for the two different expe
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Mental Status Exam: Normal Exam: Gnosis
Gnosis is the ability to recognize objects perceived by the senses especially somatosensory sensation. Having the patient (with their eyes closed) identify objects placed in their hand (stereognosis) and numbers written on their hand (graphesthesia) tests parietal lobe sensory perception. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologi
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Reinforcing quantitative skills with applied research on tombstone-weathering rates.
This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes a tombstone weathering exercise that reinforces quantitative skills with applied research. The article describes an exercise designed and carried out by students in a surficial processes course. Students measured the rates of tombstone weathering, compiled and analyzed data. The complexity of the data involved in this exercise helps students demonstrate for themselves that mathematical analysis can give meaning to data.
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Between: literature and memory, past and future
Final part of the series, in which an historian, a novelist and a literary critic explore the ways in which memory, literature and history shape contemporary Europe. Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series.
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Speed Reading
This two minute video explains some of the methods for improving reading speed include increasing the range of the
block of words that are read at the same time, as well as avoiding the urge to go back and reread a sentence. Improve focus and reduce the length of time required to understand a sentence. It also explains why speed reading is important.

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Helping With Kids' Homework in Secondary School
This short video reviews ideas to help kids in secondary school
with their homework. For example,  it's important to ask them about their schoolwork and what resources they may need. Develop a schedule and ask them about it are also suggested.

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Heart Healthy Living
This three minute video is about keeping your heart healthy by simple diets and exercises. Having high cholesterol blocks artery making it narrower and narrower. As it gets smaller and smaller, it can lead to a heart attack. LDL is what builds up plaque in the cholesterol and HDL is what removes the plaque. If you want to avoid high cholesterol, it is best to eat many healthy foods every day and stay away from any foods that may contain trans fat. For exercisin
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Non-Violent Communication
This speech is about what non-violent communication is and how it works. This was done after the massacre in Tucson and relates to that event, but the methods can be used by any teacher to help diffuse hostility and bring all views into the picture. It is 3:30 minutes long.
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Physical Therapist Tools
This three minute video is about tools and machines that are used by a physical therapist. They include small machines, weights, measuring equipment and treadmills and elyptical machines. All of these tools of equipment help regain strength, make sure the joints are functioning correctly, and prevent the loss of mobility. This video could be used as part of a career day as well as to motivate students to think of machines that could help them improve their own conditioning.
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Lupus
This patient education program explains the different types of lupus including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management 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.
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1.2 Hints before you start

Each section of this unit requires you to follow a series of instructions such as:

“Press the Enter button”

“Place your mouse over the radio buttons …”

Each activity should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Here is a summary of the activities in this unit:

Activity 1: How to start SPSS

This is recommended if you have not had any experience with SPSS and are fairly new to computers.

Activity 2: Using the
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Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

The Internet Movie Database
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Zeer uitgebreide verzameling van films, dvd's en video's met alles wat je maar wil weten over filmproductie, acteurs en actrices, ...

Er zijn miljoenen filmliefhebbers per maand die gebruik maken van deze site.


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Save, Export, and Delete in Audacity part 4
When you first save your file it saves the raw data as an AUP file which only can be played in Audacity.  It has to be converted to be played through Quicktime or Media player.  This video discusses how to save the file so it can be uploaded as well as adding music to your file. (5:41)
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Breakingviews: Bankia's bailout is a mixed blessing
May 28 - Bankia's €19bln bailout is a double-edged sword, implying other weak lenders are also short of cash, says Reuters Breakingviews
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Getting a Leg Up in the Movie Industry
On April 21, 2012, senior film and video production major Josh Weisman experienced the world of a screenwriter: he got to pitch his own screenplay to three real Hollywood professionals at Pitch Fest, a unique event put on by the College of Fine Arts. Success doesn't come easy, but a lot of work and a little help go a long way.
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