Study: Parents spank children for trivial reasons
SMU Psychology Professor George Holden says in a new study on spanking published in the American Psychological Association Journal of Family Psychology that a majority of the incidents involved breaking social conventions rather than major infractions and that in 73 percent of the cases the child misbehaved again within 10 minutes.
Ligaments are flexible bands of fibrous tissue that connect the bones and bind the joints together. They connect bones to bones and they sometimes act as guides for tendons.
Active Matter, I
By: icamvid Active Matter, I by M. Cristina Marchetti, Syracuse University
Stellar Parallax Clarification
Stellar Parallax Clarification. (2:22)
Algebra 1 Substitution Method
In this 1:53 video students learn that how to use this method to help simplify their work. Easy to follow, but it moves very rapidly and so the video may need to be stopped to check student understanding.
Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
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How to Use "Storyjumper" (Make Your Own Children's Book)
This video takes a look at how easy it can be to make your very own children's book using StoryJumper.com. There are lots of backgrounds and images to choose from. There is also an editing tool where you can change size and copy images. You can add text boxes and upload your own photos. This is a great resource to enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:05)
Who Showed Up, Who Stayed Home, and Why: California Turnout in 2014
This election featured a record-low turnout. Why? What did the electorate look like? What should we expect for turnout in future California elections, both in presidential and gubernatorial years? Panelists: Cynthia Bryant, Executive Director, California Republican Party Mark DiCamillo, Director, Field Poll Paul Mitchell, Political Data Mindy Romero, Director, California Civic Engagement Project, UC-Davis Tracy Zeluff, Senior Partner, GroundWorks Campaigns Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times - Moder
Creating an Island Paradise
Off the southeastern coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, an undersea volcano is building a future Hawaiian island. Loihi, the youngest volcano of the Hawaiian chain, shares the Hawaiian hot spot with its larger siblings Mauna Loa and Kilauea. Loihi is expected to breach the ocean’s surface in some 100,000 years. In this video segment from Nature, learn about the beginnings of a new volcanic island. Run time 01:13.
Jack the Ripper
Cómo lavarse las manos (en español)
Para evitar algún contagio del virus de influenza porcina, es necesario saber que medidas de higiene tomar. (1:23)
Venus transits the sun.
On June 5 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory collected images of the rarest predictable solar event--the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each other by 105 or 121 years. The last transit was in 2004 and the next will not happen until 2117. Footage courtesy of Goddard Space Center
Money, War, and 2012
Chrystia Freeland talks to Steve Clemons, the Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large about money, war, and the 2012 election.
Breakingviews: Germany could live with eurobills...just
June 7 - Pooling together short-term debt could help weak countries, without incurring the risk of moral hazard, says Breakingviews.