Predator-Prey Simulation Exercises for the Classroom
This exercise is used to demonstrate ecological interactions. No live animals are used and is performed with very simple equipment peg boards, wooden partitions, wooden dowels, beans, blindfolds.
Nerve Conduction in Frogs and Humans
These exercises are taken from a vertebrate physiology course, and use either a human subject or a dissected frog, thus providing relatively simply alternatives that may suit your needs. Nerve conduction velocity can be measured in the frog sciatic nerve with recordings of the biphasic action potential on the outside of the nerve trunk. Absolute and relative refractory periods can also be determined. Conduction velocity in the human can be obtained from electromyograms taken from the fourth and
Money talks: May 16th 2011
The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn throws the IMF into crisis as America hits the first tier of its debt ceiling
På onsdagen handlade Klartext om att det blir dyrare att låna pengar från bankerna. Vi berättade också att det fortfarande finns problem 1 år efter den stora oljekatastrofen vid USA:s kust.
" It's Time to Clean Up"- A Transition Song
This selection contains a song telling children that it is time to clean up. The words to the song appear in large letters accompanied by pictures. This video would be helpful to play in a classroom when transitioning from one activity to another. ( :42)
3 Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed
Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River in New York in January 2009. What went through his mind as the doomed plane went down? At TED, he tells his story publicly for the first time. His story is inspirational and motivating. (05:03)
Using Hoops for Daily Fitness
These are small hoops that can be used by classroom teachers to promote daily fitness by having students use them in a variety of ways. This seven minute video has a variety of exercises. Well worth the time if you have the equipment.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (3:07)
Born a slave, Harriett Tubman became a famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, leading hundreds of slaves to freedom. This is an overview, but lacks maps, statistics, and other information that would make it more useful.
Learn About the Explorer Marco Polo
Learn About the Explorer Marco Polo during this slideshow with narration- Learn about the famous explorer and voyages of Marco Polo and his years of traveling around the world. (02:12)
Soccer Move - The Jing
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates a simple but very effective beat-the-man move called "The Jing" for changing direction on the field and getting past an aggressive opponent . ( 2:27)
The country's fastest-growing developmental disability, Autism, is a disorder with no known cause, and no known cure. The disorder challenges Autistic children, their families, and their teachers everyday. This video does interviews with several individuals who explain some traits as well as some ways to deal with it. 3:49
" When You Use Your Senses"- A Song About the Five Senses
This video contains a song which highlights which body parts are used for each of the five senses. The words to the song and illustrations appear as the song is sung. ( 1:27)
Memoir vs. Personal Narrative by Linda Bausch
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch explains the difference between the personal narrative genre and the memoir genre. (1:35)
Sign Announcing Future Site of the Burrow Library
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Een inleiding tot het wantrouwen: de schaduwkant van de Verlichting
Inleidend college over scepsis en wantrouwen, de Verlichting en ontwikkeling van de wetenschap in het Westen.
Chris Sacca's commencement address at the Carlson School of Management
Accomplished venture investor, private equity principal, company advisor, entrepreneur, and public speaker Chris Sacca addressed the graduates of the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management at its commencement exercises on May 16, 2011 at Mariucci Arena.
Personal Behavior and Partner's Sexual History:a Simulation of the Spread of HIV
In this hands-on simulation students evaluate factors associated with the spread of HIV. Each student begins the simulation with an "uninfected" solution. They sequentially mix their solution with a variable number of solutions representing potential mates, some of which contain an antigen used to represent HIV. Students evaluate each individual's final solution with a modified ELISA procedure to screen for the antigen simulating HIV. They then use these results to reconstruct the spread of HIV
A Long and Happy Life: A Celebration for Reynolds Price
Friends, family and Duke community members gathered May 19, 2011, at Duke Chapel to remember the late author and professor of English. Learn more at http://today.duke.edu/showcase/reynoldsprice/.