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Science Bulletins: Brain Control of the Grasping Hand
Many primates, notably humans, have fine motor skills that permit grasping and manipulation of small objects, essential adaptations for tool use. Curiously, the cebus is the only primate in the distantly related New World monkey group that also has a precision grip. A new study led by neuroscientists at the University of California--Davis mapped the brains of cebus monkeys to explore the signaling and evolution of the "grasping hand." The evidence suggests that the brain circuitry for a precisi
El Patito Feo (The Ugly Duckling)
Este video es una interpretación del cuento tradicional de El Patito Feo. La historia es muy querido en todo el mundo como un cuento acerca de la transformación personal para el mejor. No hay narrador. (8:08)
Evaluating school classroom discussion
It is important to learn from classroom discussions, both for pupils and teachers. This unit will help you, as a teacher, to evaluate such discussions in order to help students develop their understanding and use of spoken language. The ability to use language as a tool for constructing and sharing knowledge is applicable across the whole curriculum.
The Great Gravity Escape
Students use water balloons and a length of string to understand how gravity and the velocity of a spacecraft balance to form an orbit. They see that when the velocity becomes too great for gravity to hold onto an object, the object escapes the gravity of the sun or planet that it orbits.
Peru: Mercury Contamination Caused by Gold Rush
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/peru-gold-mining-deforestation-environment-health-risks-poverty In collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Stephen Sapienza reports in Peru on the mercury contamination resulting from the gold rush and the rise of small-scale gold mines in the Peruvian Amazon. Rising global demand for gold has fueled a demand for mercury: the toxic metal is used by millions of small-scale gold miners to collect gold in th
Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC This video is included in a set of presentation videos on the Development of Oro-facial Structures and its Clinical Correlations. The videos describe and illustrate the pre-embryonic period of human development, which are weeks 1-3, the development of brachial arches, the face and palate, the types of facial clefts with illustrations and the development of th
Sevillanas Spanish Dance Lesson
Sevillanas Dance lesson, Spanish origin. Live band in the background. Voice explanations in Spanish. Length 3:40
HUM310 Session 7 Summer 2012
The Power of Masks with Bill DeLuca 06/24/12
Dunk Tank: Mean, Median, Mode & Range (Interactive Game)
Dunk Tank is a math-themed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and students compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 15-30 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacher-led instruction. In this interac
Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Edgar Degas, Visit to a Museum, c. 1879--90, oil on canvas, 91.8 x 68 cm / 36-1/8 x 26-3/4 inches (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). (05:25)
Community Information Corps Seminar
This course brings together students and faculty who are engaged in diverse community and public interest work to hear from a wide range of fascinating guests and to engage in discussion around their expertise and experiences. Readings include those recommended by guests and a highly focused group of context-setting community informatics articles. Students learn the roots of community informatics -- how it is practiced and where public interest information professionals work -- and consider citi
El Mudéjar - Introducción (en español)
El mudéjar constituye la manifestación artística más genuina de la España cristiana medieval, expresión del pensamiento plástico de una sociedad en la que convivieron cristianos, musulmanes y judíos. (2:19)
ISS Update - July 17, 2012
The International Space Station video update for July 17, 2012.
Discoveries At Taposiris Magna
In this video clipm Dr. Hawass examines some very interesting artifacts found at a ancient Egyptian pyramid at Taposiris Magna. (2:30)
Olympic Learning Countdown: Olympic Quizzes for Students With less than a week to go until the greatest show on earth in London, you might want to see what you kids know about Olympic facts, stats and history. I have found a few student based quizzes and trivia that you might want to do with your kids to get
With less than a week to go until the greatest show on earth in London, you might want to see what you kids know about Olympic facts, stats and history.
I have found a few student based quizzes and trivia that you might want to do with your kids to get
Get into the habit
Op het einde van deze les kun je: Na het lezen van de teksten de levensstijl in Engeland en in België vergelijken.
Newton's 1st Law of Motion - Khan Academy
This is another basic primer from Sal Khan about Newton's First Law of Motion. (05:26)
The high cost of connectivity: it’s not just you who’s paying
The mobile telecom industry is about much more than telephone calls today. A huge and increasingly sophisticated user base wants the world at their fingertips. But who’s going to pay for it all?