This patient education program explains the Pap smear and the benefits of this test for detecting and treating cervical cancer in the early stages. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Impact Conference 2011 - 14:45 - Session B: A 'how to' guide to measuring your own academic impact
Investigating Academic Impact. A conference at the London School of Economics on Monday 13 June 2011. Academics are increasingly being pressed to provide evidence of impact from their research on the world outside academia. And universities will have to provide evidence of impact as part of the new Research Excellence Framework. But there is confusion about the different definitions of impact that exist amongst funding bodies and research councils, and also about methods of measuring impact. Thi
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
At the end of this unit you can write about family matters in a personal letter.
TRMM Rainmap Anomalies: Hurricane Mitch and Honduras
Rain maps derived from nearly three years of TRMM operations.
Science and Religion in the Public Domain
Prof. Roger Trigg : Seminar
Militants force girl to wear suicide vest
June 20 - An 8-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl, kidnapped from Peshawar by militants, says her abductors tried to force her wear a suicide vest and attack security forces. (Rough cut - no reporter narration)
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Fine Motor/Coordination - Using Measuring Tape
A measuring tape can also be used to test coordination. As the girl reaches for the tip of the tape to pull it out and has to extend the arm to reach the target, she is being tested for dysmetria. Having her manipulate the tape measure and work the control button is testing hand coordination. The examiner tries to get her to click the button but she doesn't do it. This was an attempt to test repetitive movements. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological exa
Nissan's Ghosn: Japan needs clear roadmap for recovery
June 22 - Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Nissan's Ghosn: Japan Needs Clear Roadmap for Recovery
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Nissan CEO Ghosn Sees "Significantly Higher" Full-Year Sales
Carlos Ghosn upgrades his 2011 sales forecasts after Nissan restores Japanese production faster than expected after the March earthquake.
Greek Party Unity Seen Unlikely to Hold as Reforms Proceed
Greece will battle to drive through a package of deep spending cuts, tax hikes and asset sales despite the recent confidence vote, says Fathom Consulting's Erik Britton and David Lea of Control Risks.
Nissan's Ghosn Seeks Clarity on China E-Vehicles
Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's CEO, says he's waiting for firm rules governing the Chinese electric car industry before making a push.
Chilean ash causes further chaos
June 22 - Smothered in ash from Chile's volcano, a village of Mapuche Indians is determined to get through the crisis, while flight disruption continues in Chile and Australia. Nick Rowlands reports.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Forecasts 2011 Sales Growth
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault, is interviewed in Tokyo by Reuters Deputy Editor-in-Chief Paul Ingrassia and forecasts "significantly higher" sales for fiscal 2011.
The Alphabet Song for Sign Language
This is a cute song that teaches the ABC's for Sign Language. Through music you can learn how to sign. Each letter is shown next to a hand modeling how to sign it. It is very clear, slow placed, and well presented. Run time 02:29.
Elizabeth Taylor Biography
In this four minute biography of the Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor students will learn of her life and marriages and work to raise funds to fight Aids and as a supporter of Michael Jackson.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Elevator
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm ride an elevator. An elevator is a machine that moves people up and down. The video shows how an elevator works. Elevators help us to move lots of things. This is a good teaching resource for a unit on simple machines (pulleys, levers, etc.). Elementary students will enjoy this video (1:06).
Don't Build Your Home, Grow It!
TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and -- wait for it -- meat. Soft cars, jet packs and houses made of meat are all in a day's work for urban designer, architect and TED Fellow Mitchell Joachim. While the concept of these future homes is fascinating and a bit "far out there", the ideas are based on scientific research and the merging of biology and architecture. This video could be used t
Severn Cullis-Suzuki - Students for Sustainability Tour
In this video, Severn Cullis Suzuki speaks at the October 29, 2008 Students for Sustainability Tour at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, BC. She talks about about the vital importance of sustainability, her journey over the past 16 years, her vision for the future, and the actions students can take to 'Just Do It' for a sustainable future. (35:47)