Postcast 35: Spinal Cord
Review of the functions of the spinal cord.
"Just In Case"- A Song About Saving
This is a nice song about saving the money you earn. This song teaches good lessons about being ready for unexpected costs in life and being responsible. This could also be used to teach about why author's use evidence and reasons to support a point by asking questions about why the song uses so many examples to make its point. Also, discuss why the writer of the song used the examples he used (e.g. examples appeal to kids). (03:00)
Who was Ramon Llull?
Who Was Ramon Llull? is a website produced by the University of Barcelona's Centre de Documentació Ramon Llull, covering the life and works of the medieval thinker and prolific author. Llull (1232-1315) developed a system of thought which he called the Art, and is also known as an apologist, Christian philosopher, mystic, and novelist. He was one of the first major writers to use the Catalan language. The site offers biographical and historical information, discussion of his works, a gallery of
Rediscovering Popular History (Geoffrey Ward)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Geoffrey Ward. The tension between popular versions of history and history as it really happened inspires Professor Ward's work. A Roosevelt scholar and award-winning biographer, he has collaborated with Ken Burns in developing the scripts and companion books for series on the Civil War, baseball, and most recently, the West.
Using a compass clinometer
This Xerte resource is a translation of the original UKESCC courseware resource developed using Authorware at the University of Derby covering the use of a compass clinometer. It deals with the following sub-topics: 1. Description of the instrument; 2. Magnetic variation correction; Taking a sight bearing; Determining grid references; Measuring dip and strike; Measuring thickness; Sources of error; Self assessment.
Rock Deformation & Geological Structures
This Xerte resource is a translation of the original UKESCC courseware resource covering the deformation of rocks. It deals with the following sub-topics: Introduction to rock deformation; The analysis of stress; Deformation and finite strain; Brittle deformation; Ductile deformation. Each topic is covered theoretically and with natural examples.
Lucian Wischik: Inside VB.NET Async and Customizing Awaitable Types Lucian Wischik digs into the new VB functions and iterators being developed for asynchronous development. You can get an early look at these new features, available as the Async CTP, today! Give VB.NETAsync a try. In this whiteboard-heavy conversation, Lucian demonstrates how to make custom awaitable types and provides deep insights into the mechanics behind and inside Async.
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Lucian Wischik digs into the new VB functions and iterators being developed for asynchronous development. You can get an early look at these new features, available as the Async CTP, today! Give VB.NETAsync a try. In this whiteboard-heavy conversation, Lucian demonstrates how to make custom awaitable types and provides deep insights into the mechanics behind and inside Async.
The goal of the Genetic Origins Program is to allow students to use their own DNA variations (polymorphisms) as a means to explore our shared genetic heritage and its implications for human health and society. Genetic Origins focuses on two types of DNA variations: an Alu insertion polymorphism on chromosome 16 (PV92) and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the control region of the mitochondrial (mt) chromosome. With two alleles and three genotypes, PV92 is a simple genetic system that il
Spartan Sagas: Linda Mercado Peterson
Linda Mercado Peterson, who graduated from the College of Human Medicine in 1988, says Michigan State taught her to be a more compassionate person and physician. "Being a Spartan is a way of life about being involved, giving back, and sharing Spartan ways with my family." Spartans--alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Have your own Spartan Saga to share? Go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/share/ and share your story with the world!
The History of St. Patrick's Day
This professionally made video contains a narrator detailing the history and celebration of St. Patrick's Day. The video contains photos of history of St. Patrick and videos of actual celebrations. (Video does contain images of men drinking beer in celebration and is shown in context of being able to do so during Lent.) (3:33)
Windbags - Cool Science Experiment
How many breaths does it take to inflate an 2 meter (8 ft) Windbag? 70 breaths, maybe? Why even try? With a simple science secret you can amaze your friends by blowing up a Windbag in one breath! If you don't believe it, try this amazing science activity! Windbags are so light and strong that even the smallest scientist can demonstrate the amazing properties of air!
C++ Console Lesson 24: Fundamental Data Types
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This C++ video tutorial explains the fundamental data types that are used in C++ and their ranges of values. C++ provides the following fundamental built-in data types: Boolean, character, integer and floating-point. It also enables us to create our own user-defined data types using enumerations and classes.
C++ Console Lesson 26: Enumerations
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This C++ video tutorial explains how to use declare and use enumerated types in C++. enumerated type (also called enumeration or enum) is a data type consisting of a set of named values called elements, members or enumerators of the type. The enumerator names are usually identifiers that behave as constants in the language. A variable that has been declared as having an enumerated type can be assigned any of the enumerators as a value.
A downer for Down Under
Aug. 24 - Declarations Australia's commodity boom is dead are premature, but the next generation of mega-projects may be at risk with investment in resources set to wind down.
T4 Tips Podcast #5 - Mac OS X Tips Archive
T4 Tips Podcast #5 - Mac OS X tips Archive
Basic Telescope Types
Don Pensak of Scope City shares the different telescope types and how to choose the right scope for you. Don shows you a reflector, refractor, and compound telescopes. He also addresses computerized vs noncomputerized telescopes. Run time 02:37.
Discussion about the Moldavan Legal System
Student Group Speaker Series Discussion about the Moldavan Legal System October 28, 2010 International Law Society | email International Law Society Do you know anything about the Moldavan Legal System? Yes? No? A little bit? In this podcast, five distinguished appellate judges from the Republic of Moldova discuss the legal framework of a new country [...]
Beginner S5 #25 - Get Yourself Some Delicious Latin American Food
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! While you’re shopping for groceries at the store, you tell your friends in Spanish that you have a craving for pickles. As you pick up a large jar of them, you hear your friends comment on your strange craving in Spanish. You whirl around and tell them in Spanish not to [...]
CSUN 2012 Senior Film Showcase (Trailers)
Trailers for four films screening on May 2, 2012 in the Cinema & Television Arts Senior Film Showcase: - Not at Home - Pareto Principle - No Hay Nada Mas - Without a Shadow For contact and event information, visit CTVA's website: http://ctva.csun.edu/
Aquatic Ape 1 - BBC Documentary
This excellent documentary gives pros and cons of the so-called aquatic ape theory. Executive producer Moira Mann, narrated by Andrew Sachs. This documentary is suitable for high school students. Run time 09:54.