This unit is concerned with macroevolution – the patterns and processes of evolution above the species level. A crucial consideration in macroevolutionary studies is that of the evolutionary relationships (phylogeny) of the organisms in question. The unit begins with an introduction to the scope of macroevolutionary studies and illustrates methods of reconstructing phylogeny, from both morphological and molecular data.
This activity focuses on getting students to think about disabilities and how they can make some aspects of life more difficult. The students are asked to pick a disability and design a new kind of sport for it.
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Nice introduction to high performance liquid chromatography that includes information on the modes of separation, a comparison of normal vs. reversed phase separations, identification of analytical, semi-prep, and preparative scale LC and a very nice large glossary that includes definitions of terms related to chromatography.
Relay For Life 2011
Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Sign up for this year's Relay For Life event, taking place April 8 and 9 at Plaster Sports Complex. Learn more about the event and how to donate at http://www.missouristate.edu/relayforlife
By Land, Sea or Air
In this lesson, students learn that navigational techniques change when people travel to different places — land, sea, air and in space. For example, an explorer traveling by land uses different methods of navigation than a sailor or an astronaut.
Learn to Build a Rocket in 5 Days or Your Money Back
In this lesson, students discover the entire process that goes into designing a rocket for any customer. In prior lessons, students learned how rockets work, but now they learn what real-world decisions engineers have to make when designing and building a rocket. They learn about important factors such as supplies, ethics, deadlines and budgets. Also, students learn about the Engineering process, and recognize that the first design is almost never the final design. Re-Engineering is a critical s
A Few Minutes with Nolan Bushnell - Creator of Pong and Atari I had the fortunate experience of sitting down and having an hour-long conversation with Nolan Bushnell, inventor of PONG and ATARI, for an upcoming project I am working on. That video won't be released for a few months, but he did offer to chat with me for an extra five minutes for Tech with Tina.
I had the fortunate experience of sitting down and having an hour-long conversation with Nolan Bushnell, inventor of PONG and ATARI, for an upcoming project I am working on. That video won't be released for a few months, but he did offer to chat with me for an extra five minutes for Tech with Tina.Author(s):
Standing Up to a Bully
In this animated storybook, Joe, the bird, becomes tired of Josie's bullying. He stands up to her with calm, firm words. This video would be helpful to show young children how to stand up for themselves in a nonviolent way. ( 7:47)
Making Food look Good: Food Ads Tricks A food make-up artist shows us how she can get ordinary food to look delicious. The stars of this show are a burger and fries.
A food make-up artist shows us how she can get ordinary food to look delicious. The stars of this show are a burger and fries.
Introducción al Derecho (2011)
Esta asignatura se configura dentro del Primer Curso del Grado en Relaciones Laborales de la Universidad de Cantabria, teniendo como finalidad, la asimilación de conceptos jurídicos básicos. A tal efecto, se efectúa una aproximación a la idea de Derecho; se estudia la norma jurídica; las fuentes del Derecho; el Estado y sus instituciones básicas; y los derechos fundamentales.
Food Chains and Food Webs - Balance within Natural Systems
This lesson, supported by the provided power point lecture ( LESSON 1 and 2 Ecology Lecture Supplement ), introduces students to the concepts of food chains and food webs. Through its use, students learn the difference between producers and consumers and study how these organisms function within their communities to interact in various food chains. Multiple food chains link together to form intricate and balanced food webs. Focus continues to rest on the Sonoran Desert. At the conclusion of this
Biomes and Population Dynamics - Balance within Natural Systems
This lesson, supported by the provided power point lecture ( LESSON 3 Population Dynamics Supplement ), introduces students to the concepts of biomes, limiting factors (resources), carrying capacity, and growth curves. Abiotic factors (temperature, annual precipitation, seasons, etc) determine the landscape of the biome. This vegetative component, as producers, determines the types of consumers that form its various communities. This lecture describes how the type and quantity of available resou
Where are the Plastics Near Me? (Field Trip)
An adult-led field trip allows students to be organized into investigation teams that catalogue the incidence of plastic debris in different environments. These plastics are being investigated according to their type, age, location and other characteristics that might indicate what potential they have for becoming part of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP). Students will collect qualitative and quantitative data that may be used to create a Google Earth layer as part of a separate activity t
In and Out Reactor
Students learn about material balances, a fundamental concept of chemical engineering. They use stoichiometry to predict the mass of carbon dioxide that escapes after reacting measured quantities of sodium bicarbonate with dilute acetic acid. Students then react the chemicals in a small reactor made from a plastic water bottle and balloon.
Bone Mineral Density and Logarithms
Students examine an image produced by a cabinet x-ray system to determine if it is a quality bone mineral density image. Students write in their journals about what they need to know to be able to make this judgment. Students learn about what bone mineral density is, how a BMD image can be obtained, and how it is related to the field of x-ray. Students examine the process used to obtain a BMD image and how this process is related to mathematics, primarily through logarithmic functions. Students