STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 16
A video recap of flight day 16 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
9.2 Antisocial behaviour disease
How do we become individuals? This unit looks at how genes and the environment interact making each of us unique. Looking at the period between conception and birth you will examine the issues of nature or nurture to see which has the greatest impact.
Fields reports on Shirley Caesar's visit to Memorial Church on the Harvard University campus. Fields notes that Caesar is an evangelist and a Grammy award-winning singer. Fields adds that Caesar has recently entered local politics in Durham, North Carolina. Fields interviews Caesar. Caesar talks about her music and her outreach ministry. She also discusses her recent entry into politics. Caesar says that she sees herself as a humanitarian. Fields' report includes footage of Caesar performing wit
Emergency Room Care in America: GJ Melendez-Torres
Emergency rooms in America have some of the most advanced medical technology, but it's also where people who can't get healthcare anywhere else go. This is one of the issues explored by GJ Melendez-Torres at the University of Pennsylvania in the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowship (CURF). GJ Melendez-Torres, a Truman Scholar & University Scholar, BFS/JWS, and a Nursing Undergraduate Honors Scholar, will receive his Nursing degree and Wharton degree in Economics & Health Care Policy
Clinical Trial for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
A multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center will evaluate a new approach to treat triple-negative breast cancer, an often-aggressive type of cancer that is more common among African-Americans and young women. The study will help researchers determine if an experimental drug, entinostat, can reprogram tumor cells to express a protein called an estrogen receptor to make them sensitive to hormone therapy. Saranya Chums
African American history is both discovered in and continued by an ancient oral tradition. Richard Josey describes the process of restoring a community's voice.
Sound - by StudyJams
Sound is energy that travels as a result of vibration. It can be characterized by frequency, loudness, and pitch, and is measured in decibels. Learn more about sound with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Smoking - The Facts
This health education program explains why smoking is addictive and unhealthy for smokers and people around them. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Coffee Break Spanish future plans
As you all know, Coffee Break Spanish level 2 came to an end with lesson 80 and we’re planning to follow up the course with similar content to our Season 3 of Coffee Break French. However, we’ve only just started working on this content, so it’s likely that it will be available later in the [...]
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)
Glass Program at CCA
The multidisciplinary curriculum of the Glass Program at California College of the Arts couples a vigorous foundation in craft with concept-oriented projects. CCA offers students a comprehensive education in the techniques, materials, history, and philosophy of glass as a medium for art making. For more information, including how to apply: cca.edu/glass
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.
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/
SP.268 The Mathematics in Toys and Games (MIT)
We will explore the mathematical strategies behind popular games, toys, and puzzles. Topics covered will combine basic fundamentals of game theory, probability, group theory, and elementary programming concepts. Each week will consist of a lecture and discussion followed by game play to implement the concepts learned in class.
1.1.1 Chromosomes and the life cycle
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.
Edgar Allan Poe
This three-minute, student-created biography highlights the more important parts of Poe's life and is a good overview. It uses a narrator and paintings and other images to convey the story.