"Progeria" derives from Greek for 'prematurely old' because the disease usually appears as wrinkling and aging of the face. Progeria occurs in two forms: Progeria of childhood, described by Jonathan Hutchinson (1886) and Hastings Gilford (1897), diagnosed in the first or second year of life and Progeria adultorum commonly indicated as Werner Syndrome. Werner Syndrome is a very rare disorder, with incidence of 1000 cases reported worldwide. Incidence is higher in Sardinia and in Japan with 800 ca
06.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Sieger der portugiesischen Parlamentswahl, der Konservative Pedro Passos Coelho, hat die Umsetzung des mit EU und Internationalem Währungsfonds vereinbarten Sparprogramms versprochen. Er wolle alles tun, damit das hochverschuldete Portugal das Vertrauen der Finanzmärkte gewinne, sagte Passos Coelho in Lissabon.
Appomattox Court House and Lincoln's Assassination
In this video, Sal Khan focuses on Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House to Lincoln's assassination at Ford's Theater. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (04:27)
Gala Concert for Richard Conrad - Part 2
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Ceramics Program at CCA
The Ceramics Program at California College of the Arts offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and design using earth-based materials and strategies. Students explore the dynamic field of ceramics with a broad but critical eye, while offering the flexibility to pursue diverse methods of fabrication. Students investigate contemporary theory, materials, and the history of ceramic arts to develop a professional skill set and vocabula
Show Me the Money
Students learn about the major factors that comprise the design and construction cost of a modern bridge. Before a bridge design is completed, engineers provide overall cost estimates for construction of the bridge. Students learn about the components that go into estimating the total cost, including expenses for site investigation, design, materials, equipment, labor and construction oversight, as well as the trade-off between a design and its cost.
Growing and Graphing
Students visit a 2nd and a 4th grade class to measure the heights of older students using large building blocks as a non-standard unit of measure. They can also measure adults in the school community. Results are displayed in age-appropriate bar graphs (paper cut-outs of miniature building blocks glued on paper to form a bar graph) comparing the different age groups. The activities that comprise this lesson help students develop the concepts and vocabulary to describe, in a non-ambiguous way, ho
Prostate Cancer - Radiation Therapy
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Making small groups work
For students to work effectively in small groups, a teacher needs not only to set rules but to build a sense of community and teamwork within the basic structure the rules provide.
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The History of The United Nations
This three minute video is a review of the history of the United Nations using original footage. A good overview.
4 Project inputs and outputs A project involves the transformation of inputs into an output or product. For example, people's mental and physical efforts, bricks and mortar, equipment or materials might be transformed into a new road, a municipal park or an advertising campaign. Or perhaps transformed into a stream of outputs or products, for example, attendances at a conference or exhibition, state school places or data from a new in-house costing system. The output or outputs might be used within the organisation
A project involves the transformation of inputs into an output or product. For example, people's mental and physical efforts, bricks and mortar, equipment or materials might be transformed into a new road, a municipal park or an advertising campaign. Or perhaps transformed into a stream of outputs or products, for example, attendances at a conference or exhibition, state school places or data from a new in-house costing system.
The output or outputs might be used within the organisation
Woman's Building History: Betty Gordon (Otis College)
Betty came to the Women's Building in 1976 to pursue her journey as an artist. While earning an MA in Healing Art Making at The Feminist Studio Workshop, Betty developed and implemented a teaching practicum exploring imaginative thinking as a learning space. Today Betty lives in Seattle with her family and relies on imaginative thinking to understand life as an octogenarian. This video was commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design for the exhibition "Doin' It in Public: Feminism and Art
SMU Dean Comments on His Work With Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology.
Meadows School Dean Jose Bowen is one of the five national editors of JAZZ: The Smithsonian Anthology, the new 111-track, 6-CD, 200-page compendium tracing the evolution of jazz. Bowen, a leading jazz scholar and musician, contributed more essays to the anthology than any other writer over the course of the seven-year project. Join him in the piano studio for a discussion and examples of this uniquely American art form.
Support Our Students with The Fund for Oswego
A call for alumni to support today's students, tomorrow's graduates. http://oswego.edu/giving
What Does it Mean to Flourish? March 31, 2011
Julia Annas University of Pennsylvania Positive Psychology Center Distinguished Speaker Series