Public Hearing on Discrimination announcement
Civil Rights; Pittsburgh Politics;Jim Crowism; Police Brutality;Flyer announcing a public hearing to investigate "Jim Crowism" and discrimination, attended by Mayor McNair and featuring guest speaker I. Hawkins.
The NASA Health Stabilization Program
This NASA Sci Files segment describes the NASA Health Stabilization Program, a quarantine system for soon-to-fly astronauts. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to m
Chemicals, the Environment, and You
provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. Topics include the science of toxicology, dose-response relationships, individual susceptibility, risk assessment, and environmental hazards. Students are introduced to the ever-changing nature of our understanding of how chemicals influence the health of living organisms.
This site explores career options in advanced manufacturing, automotive, construction, energy, financial services, health care, hospitality, information technology, retail, and transportation industries, as well as in emerging industries -- biotechnology, geospatial technology, and nanotechnology. Learn which industries are growing, how to qualify for a good job, and where to get started.
Water and human health
Water is a natural resource that is vital for human survival and health, although only a tiny fraction of the Earth's supply is available to humans and terrestrial animals. In this unit we look at threats, such as pollution, to water's capacity to support life around the world.
In Blind Pursuit of Racial Equality?
In Blind Pursuit of Racial Equality?
Biology as a Human Endeavor
This video shows the importance of biology in studies of diseases. There is reference to the relationship of technology to solve observable problems. There are examples of what technology is in Science and health
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
President Bush: Economy Strong Enough to Handle Turmoil
President Bush sympathized Monday with investors and employees of storied but fallen financial institutions, but said federal policymakers will focus their attention on 'the health of the financial institutions.
How the Respiratory System Works
Learn more about your respiratory system and its major organs with this short video from Kids Health. The video explains how the trachea, lungs and diaphragm work together to help you breathe. The video also addresses the following vocabulary: bronchioles, alveoli, capillaries, oxygen, and carbon dioxide.
Making of Project Genie
Professor Hugh Montgomery (Director, UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance) has interests beyond his groundbreaking research at UCL-- he is also helping to shape the way children view the issue of climate change through Project Genie. Originally conceived of as a storybook to teach schoolchildren about climate change, Project Genie has evolved into an animated film and a curriculum for use in schools. http://www.projectgenie.org.uk/
Scientology Video: The Emotional Tone Scale
The Emotional Tone Scale is drawn from the greater body of Scientology materials on the mind and spirit. It is a tool that can be used in everyday life to ease the strains of social interaction. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and related social bettermen
Scientology Video: The Eight Dynamics
This video describes our beliefs regarding the primary motivating force in life and how this, in turn, explains one's relationship to family, mankind and God. What goal does every living thing have in common? Survival. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health and Scientology: A New Slant on Life. A full description of the religion, its many Churches and
Scientology Video: An Introduction to Scientology Auditing
The following video serves as an introduction to the central practice of Scientology -- auditing. Discovered, developed and codified by L. Ron Hubbard, the procedures of auditing represent a vast body of technology. In Scientology churches around the world, Scientologists learn the skills of auditing and use them to achieve spiritual enlightenment and freedom. For anyone who would like to find out what Scientologists believe and practice, the best source of information are L. Ron Hubbard's books
Barack Obama Campaigns for Health Care Reform: Newport News, Virginia
Barack Obama spoke about changing health care in America in Newport News, Virginia on October 4, 2008.
How to Treat Bad Breath
How to Treat Bad Breath. Part of the series: Dental Health. Bad breath can be treated by brushing the teeth, tongue and flossing so that all bacteria in the mouth is removed. This is a good 1:30 video that should not be ignored for student use at all levels.
Ecologists snatch and band pelican chicks so they can monitor the pelican colony's health in this movie. The short video clip discusses how the pelican population is struggling because their natural habitat is disappearing and other environmental issues. The video could also be used with a lesson about endangered species and/or how humans are affecting animal habitats and populations. Run time 02:37.
In this interactive activity from the Dolan DNA Learning Center, learn about what clones are, the technique that makes cloning of organisms possible, and some animals that scientists have successfully cloned over the years. The activity explains why identical twins fit the definition of clones, details the different methods used to create the first cloned sheep and mice, and explains how cloned animals may one day be used to resolve human health issues. Reading is required. No audio.
Kelp Forest Food Web
Kelp forests have unique characteristics that support a delicately balanced ecosystem. They provide interactions between species and habitat that thrive on the health of this balance. In this video segment, explore the amazing underwater kelp forest ecosystem and observe how fragile this habitat can be to predation and human activities.
Swine Flu Virus - What is It?
Health officials worldwide are concerned about the potential spread of a new flu virus, called Swine Influenza A (H1N1). In this video, produced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in America, Dr. Joe Bresee describes the virus and what is being done to protect people from it.