Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Design an Egyptian Playground
Students are broken up into four groups. Each group will use their knowledge about Egypt to originate a playground for Egyptian children. This will involve brainstorming ideas on paper, building a prototype with Legos or other material, and explaining their ideas to the class in a five-minute presentation.
9.52-B Topics in Brain and Cognitive Sciences Human Ethology (MIT)
Survey and special topics designed for students in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. Stresses human behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other animals.
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Enlisted soldier delivers on personal promise to get college degree.
Christine is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. Married, with three children, Christine had always intended on getting a college degree, but as she says "life got in the way." While stationed at Penn State she got connected with Penn State Adult Learner Programs who not only helped with getting her acclimated to college life but encouraged her to think about studying abroad. Watch and see where Christine's journey takes her. Produced by: Adult Learner Programs
The Pros and Cons of Networking
The growth of social media has put the spotlight on the value of networking. Is it worth the time it takes? How do you go about it? Are there drawbacks? Consider some perspectives from Cranfield faculty and put your views forward.
PSYC 327-01, Cognitive Processes, Spring 2005
Specific course goals include: obtaining factual knowledge and learning the fundamental principles of the field, learning about the methods of social psychology and how we go about gaining new knowledge, and learning how to apply course content to improve your own rational thinking, problem solving and decision making in everyday life.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.
The War that Made America pt 1: French Indian War
This nine minute video is a documentary on the French and Indian War, known in Europe as the Seven Year War. Winston Churchill called it the first "World War". This is a good overview and well worth showing as it explains the importance of the Indians and their involvement. First rate.
Prepositions in the Clouds
This computer-animated video defines prepositions and shows prepostional phrases related to clouds. This brief lesson could be used as an introduction or review. ( 1:00)
LGBTA Student Resource Center aims to make student life better
Cassidy Kavanagh, a special education major at University Park, also is an active ally of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered population on campus and works in the LGBTA office in Boucke Building. Listen as she talks about what the LGBTA means to students here at Penn State.
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Jonathan Dworin
Hi, everyone! My name is Jonathan Dworin and I feel it is truly an honor to be on Michigan State University's 2011-12 Homecoming Court. My MSU experience has shaped my identity and has given me many new skills, friends, ideas and opportunities. My whole family is a Spartan family and I am thrilled to be able to share my Homecoming experiences with them. I consider myself to be a true Spartan: Fun-loving, hard-working and go-getting. To learn more about Dworin and the other members of the 2011
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Chris Noffze
Michigan State University consistently yields hardworking, tenacious and globally-minded individuals that share a passion for serving others. Spartans will overcome obstacles, inspire change and lead the way to a bright tomorrow. I'm Chris Noffze and I'm proud to be an MSU Spartan. Glow Green, Go White! To learn more about Noffze and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blog.cfm.
Taking the Temperature of ancient Organisms
UM Rosenstiel School professor Peter Swart talks about the the Rosenstiel School's acquisition of two new stable isotope mass spectrometers that allow for Clumping, which is the process of directly measuring rare isotopes of carbon and oxygen. Clumping allows scientists to directly measure the temperatures of organisms, such as dinosaurs or those located in ancient seas.
CIDMEF Libreville 2011 –Philosophie du projet.
Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 –Philosophie du projet.
Intervenant (s) : Jean-Paul FRANCKE (Lille - France)
Résumé : Philosophie du projet.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregistrée lors des XVIIIème Journées Universitaires Francophones de Pédagogie des Sciences de la Santé de la CIDMEF et du 3ème Congrès International Franc
Titre : CIDMEF Libreville 2011 –Philosophie du projet.
Using Human Blood, Saliva, and Dental Caries in the Biology Teaching Laboratory
Laboratory exercises using saliva, urine, and blood were developed because they met specific, desirable learning objectives. Moreover, because they use the student's own body, they had the advantage of high student interest. Since the method of transmission of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was uncovered, questions have arisen about the safety of using blood and other body fluids in teaching. Disinfection and safety procedures that minimize the risk of transmitting diseases in the laboratory
Adding Integers With Different Signs
In this teacher-created video, a teacher explains adding integers with different signs. A number line is drawn on a white board, and the teacher solves three problems using the number line. ( 1:38)
ISS Update - Sept. 15, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 15, 2011.
pg 62 - 67 Puer Romanus
Page 62 - 67 from 'Puer Romanus' by Appleton and Jones; A Latin Novella for Beginners you can find the text of this book on archive.org; use the search box there. If you are outside the USA, you may need to select "all http" to find a downloadable copy. This audiobook is available on DVD at the Latinum online shop, and includes the pdf file. This text is suitable for intermediate level students of Latin.
Like all living things, plants reproduce to ensure future generations. But since plants can't move from place to place, they need a way to transfer pollen from one plant to another. Wind is a major pollinator, but it acts unselectively. Insects, on the other hand, pollinate flowers with precision. The bright colors and strong fragrances of flowers attract insects. Once lured to the flowers, insects discover pollen and nectar. Bees, butterflies and other insects gather pollen and nectar to feed t
Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.