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Listen: Eastwood embodies America’s moral quest, says Vanderbilt professor
Vanderbilt Professor of English Sam Girgus traces the career of Clint Eastwood in a new book that lauds the director's more recent films for showing a keen insight into Americans' search for meaning and purpose.
Modis Landcover of South America
New NASA satellite-generated land cover maps are providing scientists with a detailed picture of the distribution of Earths ecosystems and land use Scientists can better determine how vegetation is distributed and land is being used around the world with new NASA satellite-generated land-cover maps. These new maps, based on a global digital database of land cover types Earth images that is updated every 16 days, will help scientists better understand the Earths climate and carbon budget and clim
Reading comprehension, writing: The Geneva Convention
You learn to understand a text about legislation for asylum seekers. You learn how to express information in writing.
Drugssmokkel: een ooggetuigenverslag schrijven
Bij deze opdracht moet je je voorstellen dat je getuige was van een verdacht incident tussen een vrouw en twee medepassagiers. Op basis van een aantal tekeningen schrijf je een getuigenverslag. Bij het schrijven van zo’n verslag is het correct gebruik van de tijden een belangrijk aandachtspunt. Daarom wordt in een van de opdrachten geoefend op het juist gebruik van de tijden.
A Picture is Worth
Students are asked to explain how XRay images communicate information.
Normal - Station and Gait Exam - Gait Sub-exam - Patient 1
Patient is a female with no known neurological health problems who volunteered to act as a simulated patient in order to demonstrate 'normal' responses to exam techniques. She is merely a reference point for exam procedures and protocols, as well as to denote subtle signs from diagnosed patients.
Posterior Fossa Tumor - Coordination Exam - Upper Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 9
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. Viewing the video requires installation of the free QuickTime Plug-in. Clinical history: His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance pro
Loose and Dense Connective Tissue
The sixth of 11 selected histology lectures, this PowerPoint file features slides for teaching the first portion of connective tissue histology. Only slides containing illustrations and microphotographs are included. Although text slides are not provided, image slides featuring text are intact.
Conic Concepts -- Hyperbolas
This module introduces the definition and formula of a hyperbola, including example problems.
Simultaneous Equations Homework -- The “Generic” Simultaneous Equations
Generalizing simultaneous equations.
Principal Evaluation and Leadership Standards: Using the ISLLC 2008 “functions” as a Perspective
The primary objective of this project was to provide a more detailed description along with "real time" information to the community of educational administration preparation programs in the State of New Jersey as to what are considered to be the critical elements, skills and competencies current Chief School Administrators (CSA) in the state deem important when evaluating school building leaders. Additionally, the secondary objective was to determine the operational effectiveness of the ISLLC s
Responses by Stomata on Leaves to Microenvironmental Conditions
Stomatal aperture provides much information about how leaves sense and respond to environmental conditions. Recent evidence suggests many species have nonuniform stomatal opening under both laboratory and field conditions, for example, different areas of the same leaf seem capable of responding independently to microenvironmental conditions. This exercise demonstrates how stomata respond to microenvironmental conditions by making casts of leaf surfaces and using them to evaluate stomatal opening
This Web page serves as a linked table of contents for the museum's supplemental resources on arthropod morphology. From it, you can access the following illustrated guides with a single click: Types of Antennae, Front View of an Insect (Grasshopper) Head, Parts of an Insect (Grasshopper), Parts of a Spider: Dorsal View of a Male Spider, Parts of a Spider: Ventral View of a Female Spider, and Metamorphosis.
"Submergence," a novel
Jonathan Ledgard, our East Africa correspondent, discusses his novel about isolation and love amidst the chaos of war-ravaged Somalia
284 GG Can Words Be "Fun"?
Who says "fun" can't be an adjective?
15.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.US-Finanzminister Tim Geithner hat einen dringenden Appell an die Kongress-Abgeordneten gerichtet, sich rasch auf eine Anhebung der Schuldenobergrenze der USA zu einigen. Es müsse umgehend ein "klares Signal" an die Welt gegeben werden, dass man seinen Zahlungsverpflichtungen nachkommen könne, forderte Geithner von
Survival Phrases #46 - Survival for Vegetarians in Spain
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Even if you’re not [...]
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #2 - Relaxing in the Evening with Mexican Spanish
“Since you’ve moved to Mexico to study Mexican Spanish, you’ve worked non-stop! The only time you have to yourself is when you go home in the evening, and this is the perfect time to study Mexican Spanish. Work, study and no time to relax…how unfair is that! But you’ve figured out a way to do [...]