Plumbing the Deep - Using Sound Waves to See
In this lesson, students learn about echolocation: what it is and how engineers use it to "see" things in the dark, or deep underwater. Also, they learn how animals use echolocation to catch their dinner and travel the ocean waters and skies without running into things.
General Science: plant root systems
To study root systems of plants
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Using Soccer to Help Underprivileged Kids
Brad Namdar, a journalism major at SMU, founded "Dream Big" to teach soccer to low-income children. SMU helped Brad by awarding him a grant under its Big iDeas program and he was featured on a May 27, 2011, segment of "Texans with Character" by CBS 11 News in Dallas. Read more about "Dream Big" at http://dreambigsoccer.net/. Read more about SMU Big iDeas at http://smu.edu/bigideas/ See more "Texans with Character" at http://dfw.cbslocal.com/category/watch-listen/texans-with-character/
1.1.2 Sexual reproduction
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
1.4.1 Study Note 2
You might not realise it, but maths is an essential component of healthcare. In fact, sloppy calculations can have fatal consequences. This unit is a taster of Level 1 course materials for a Foundation Degree in health sciences, and is designed for those contemplating a future in the health services industry.
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All About Neptune
This 2:27 long video provides data about Neptune using graphics and images from NASA. A good overview.
Les 10 ans de Carrefour éducation on Vimeo
Carrefour éducation est un site qui recense, valide et classe des ressources numériques disponibles sur le Web. Cette vidéo réalisée lors du 10e anniversaire vous permet en quelques minutes de découvrir ce que Carrefour peut vous apporter comme enseignant.
Where Does All the Water Go?
The best way for students to understand how groundwater flows is to actually see it. In this activity, students will learn the vocabulary associated with groundwater and see a demonstration of groundwater flow. Students will learn about the measurements that environmental engineers need when creating a groundwater model of a chemical plume.
Les jeunes et l'alcool - Quiz
Students can test their knowledge of young people's relationship with alcohol
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
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