Receptor Binding Assays
A tutorial on receptor binding assays used in bioanalysis. Both scintillation proximity assays and measurements based on fluorescence polarization are discussed. This page also features a good bibliography on related resources.
Author(s): NIH National Chemical Genomics Center

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Quantitative NMR
A learning module focused on principles and practice of NMR for quantitative analysis, an application less commonly associated with the technique than is structure determination. Links to simulation packages are included.
Author(s): Cynthia Larive

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Fundamentals of NMR
This e-text presents an introduction to the fundamentals of NMR covering magnetic resonance, pulsed NMR, relaxation, chemical shift, spin-spin coupling, the nuclear Overhauser effect and chemical exchange.
Author(s): Biophysical Society, Thomas James

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NMR of Paramagnetic Proteins
This site presents an overview of techniques used for structural elucidation of paramagnetic metalloproteins. The content is directed to the more advanced NMR user and would be suitable for an upper division or graduate level NMR class.
Author(s): Biophysical Society; Bertini and Luchinat

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HEAD Academy PBL Case Studies
This is site links to a part of the HEAD academy website that contains case studies relevant to chemistry and related scientific areas. Several of these sites are linked directly from ASDL (notably the Drip in the Dibble and Tales of a Riverbank). These case studies are in the form of downloadable zipped files containing pdfs that include materials to give to students as well as instructor guides. This makes them easy to implement on a local basis
Author(s): Hull University

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Amplified DNA Product Separaration for Forensic Analysts
This website is part of the President\'s DNA Initiative and is devoted to past and current methods of macromolecules such as DNA. This site reviews the analytical technologies of electrophoresis. Discussed are the differences between agarose and polyacrylamide electrophoresis. The basic principles of capillary electrophoresis and its advantages for conducting forensic DNA analysis are detailed. The site is designed as an on-line short course with excellent graphic support. The user must register
Author(s): R. Roby and D. Figarelli

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Simplex Optimization Methods
This site, from the developers of the software program Multisimplex, provides a basic introduction to simplex optimization. Topics include the basic simplex method, the modified simplex method and evolutionary optimization. Although the mathematical details are not included, the site provides flow charts showing the logic behind the optimization. The site assumes that the user understands the need for optimization and, therefore, is less suitable for beginners.
Author(s): Grabitech

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2.2 The semiotic approach to textual meaning: image and ideology

Activity 2

Think of an image of a celebrity winning an award. How is s/he photographed, dressed and accompanied?

Perhaps the most likely image you thought of was a full-length or mid-shot of the celebr
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9 Notes to help you complete your assessment

To complete your portfolio, you must include a contents page indicating how your reflective commentary in Part A and your evidence in Part B are related.

Figure 1 (PDF, 1 page, 0.1MB)

Although the requirements of Parts A and B are listed separately, you should think of them as parts of a whole in which each part relates to the others. Parts A and B together must show that you can plan strat
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Prof. Yuli Tamir, Minister of Education, Israel
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Opening Ceremony -- Monday, July 7, 2008 http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
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Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
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Fast Characterization of Functionalized Silica Materials by Silicon-29 Surface-Enhanced NMR Spectros
Fast Characterization of Functionalized Silica Materials by Silicon-29 Surface-Enhanced NMR Spectroscopy Using Dynamic Nuclear Polarization
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5.5.4 Evaluate the effectiveness of your strategy

Using the records in your Skills File, look back over your IT development work and think about how your decisions, and the facilities and constraints of your working environment influenced the way you tackled the task. How effective was your strategy in improving your IT skills? Identify what was and was not helpful in achieving your goals and outcomes, and assess how your own IT strengths and weaknesses contributed to this.

Evaluate your achievements against the criteria you establishe
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Hear the Wave!
Developed for third grade. In this experiment, students will learn all about soundwaves. Using different techniques and objects, students investigate how different sounds are made from different objects, and how the soundwaves for each are different from one another. Biology In Elementary Schools is a Saint Michael's College student project. The teaching ideas on this page have been found, refined, and developed by students in a college-level course on the teaching of biology at the elementary
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News Coverage of 2011 WNIT Championship
News coverage from WTOL-11 and WTVG-13 of the Toledo Rockets 2011 WNIT Championship victory.
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Professional Practice in Libraries and Information Centers, Winter 2009
Builds on the conceptual framework of information needs and the use of information provided in SI 501. In that course the focus is on techniques that information professionals use to understand the needs of people who employ a wide variety of information systems.Emphasis is on professional practice. Professional practice occurs both in institutional settings (including public, academic, special, and school libraries and information centers) and directly between information professionals and clie
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The Structure of an Atom
The instructor, with the aid of a whiteboard, demonstrates the structure of an atom. (Although the title is "How to Find Electrons?", the instructor talks about an atom's structure.) (02:09)
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Ancient Egypt_The Gift of the Nile
This is a 28 minute video that deals with the history of Egypt and its dependence on the Nile River to survive and grow. It shows how many of the iconic forms were built and the development of paper and even farming practices. A good introduction video to the study of this country.
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Focus Earth: Nuclear Power, Safer? Cleaner?
France uses nuclear energy to power 80 percent of its country, and Bob Woodruff talks with the president of the leading French company, Areva, which thinks it can help power plants in the U.S. become cleaner, safer,and more efficient. This 4:30 video is interesting for students to watch in light of what has happened in Japan. The video points out that America's system may not be as advanced as France's. A good video to start a debate on this technology and the alternatives.
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Ancient Pyramid Tomb Discovered in Mexico
A 1:40 video that explains what was in this tomb, but also helps students understand the importance of studying artifacts to provide insights about the history of ancient people.
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