4.1 Levels of toxic substances Toxic substances are a feature of the natural world; many plants contain chemical compounds that make them anything from mildly distasteful to lethally poisonous to animals that might eat them. Some animals are equipped to deal with dangerous plants in their environment and possess detoxification mechanisms that break down harmful compounds. Humans, for example, rely on their liver to neutralise the harmful effects of alcohol. During human cultural evolution, cooking techniques have developed
Toxic substances are a feature of the natural world; many plants contain chemical compounds that make them anything from mildly distasteful to lethally poisonous to animals that might eat them. Some animals are equipped to deal with dangerous plants in their environment and possess detoxification mechanisms that break down harmful compounds. Humans, for example, rely on their liver to neutralise the harmful effects of alcohol. During human cultural evolution, cooking techniques have developed
Columbia Plateau, Columbia River Basalt Group
This website features multiple links to geologic resources relating to the Columbia River Plateau and Columbia River Basalt Group. The types of resources available include background information, special items of interest, maps, graphics, images, and educational outreach for multiple levels of experience.
Water Science for Schools
We offer information on many aspects of water, along with pictures, data, maps, and an interactive center where you can give opinions and test your water knowledge. Looking at water, you might think that it's the most simple thing around. Pure water is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. But it's not at all simple and plain and it is vital for all life on Earth. Where there is water there is life, and where water is scarce, life has to struggle or just "throw in the towel." So what is it about w
Shows how Pangea split and the plates moved to form the world we now know. Good visuals.
Installing Monitoring Wells in Soils
This document provides general guidance on how to install and use piezometers and water-table wells to investigate soil water regimes under conditions commonly encountered in Soil Survey and hydropedology studies.
Business Planning-Vision The Future
Course Objectives: To germinate and clarify your idea for a business or non-profit to the point of being explainable in a paragraph; to write a complete formal plan for a viable business; to develop your small business research skills and develop a database of human and other resources necessary to begin your business; to learn how to effectively present your business idea to your peers and potential investors; to identify areas of strength and weakness in the skills and knowledge to run your bu
Document skills: Maps and plans
As a specialist medium, maps and plans can be a challenge to use and it is not always immediately obvious just what can be learned from them. This resource demonstrates how the researcher can use these documents to gain varied insights about a particular place and aspects of its history. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
German stage 2 semester A
This module is aimed post GCSE students in semester A and addresses common grammatical problems areas. The grammar exercises are also supported by audio, so that the pronunciation is underlined and listening skills are practiced. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Water on the Web Basic Science
WOW lessons are designed for infusion into the existing science curriculums for college freshmen and advanced high school students. The lessons use the aquatic environment and real lake data to explore basic science concepts through two different approaches: a directed study “Studying” and an inquiry “Investigating” approach. The directed studies allow students to apply and learn concepts through direct, guided experience. The inquiry lessons provide a more open-ended opportunity for stu
The Protocols of the Elders of Zion
Warrant for Genocide the Protocols of the Elders of Zion is Professor Milton Shain topic for UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions lecture on 22 April. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion has been described as the world biggest literary forgery and yet despite intense research into this infamous text some still believe it is evidence of a Jewish plot for world domination. First published in Russian in 1903 The Protocols has appeared in many version
Imagining the City: Memories and cultures in Cape Town
The overriding strength of this book is that it places people, ordinary people at the centre of memory at the centre of historical and contemporary experience and thus at the centre of re-imagining and owning the city of Cape Town It is as they speak what they choose to say what they choose to remain silent about that we become aware of the possibilities of the city if it really did embrace all its people in all of their diversity. From the Foreword by Mike van Graan playwright and arts activist
Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being
This document is profiled to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people. It is intended for school administrators, teachers, community leaders and members of school health teams.
Laboratory Techniques - Subculture: Broth to Broth
Microbiology is the study of microscopic organisms, which are usually maintained in culture. Pure cultures of microbes are crucial to the success of studies in this area. Good, repeatable results must rely on good aseptic technique being used at all times, and on the correct use of related techniques.
Tutorial Letter (1 of 2): Workbook
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
Learning Guide: Unit 8 - Developing a school-based care and support plan.
Unit 8 is a planning unit. The insights gained from the previous units and the activities you completed up to now are building blocks that culminate in a well-considered integrated and coherent strategic plan of care and support for your school. Unit 8 is entirely activity driven and each activity is part of the planning process that results in an informed plan to create a supportive environment in your school and start building it as a centre of care and support.
Natural Inquirer Generic Worms Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan students will use Natural Inquirer articles and graphic organizers to create podcasts.
Baltimore: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
provides an online tour of residential, commercial, industrial, and religious locations spanning more than 2 centuries of history. Through maps, descriptions, and photographs of places both famous and little-known, the guide shows why residents and visitors have become so fond of Baltimore.
Wright Brothers National Memorial: Site of the First Controlled Powered Flight
tells how bicycle makers in Dayton, Ohio, launched the aviation age. After reading about the glider accident that killed Otto Lilienthal, Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years designing flying machines in Dayton and testing them near Kitty Hawk. Maps and photos show their flying machines and living ...
The Battle of Honey Springs: The Civil War Comes to the Indian Territory
illustrates how the war, when it moved to the rolling prairie of now eastern Oklahoma, divided Native Americans. It includes maps, soldiers' accounts of the battle, and illustrations.
When Rice Was King
concentrates on Georgetown County, South Carolina, where rice, rather than cotton, was the principal commercial product. The site contains maps, readings, photos, drawings, as well as a guide for doing a student project.