Blue light surgical tool prevents oral cancer recurrence
Two Simon Fraser University researchers are helping to bring new hope to those with a devastating and deadly form of cancer, thanks to their participation in a new multi-site pan-Canadian surgical study of oral cancer. During the last five years a hand-held fluorescence visualization (FV) or blue light tool developed at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA) has been proven to prevent oral cancer recurrence by detecting previously unrecognized cancer cells. For more information, visit http://www.sfu.ca
Housekeeping in a laboratory - Prepare Working Solutions
An introduction to procedures in scientific and medical testing laboratories for preparing commonly used chemical solutions. Covers laboratory housekeeping procedures.
Five German Phrases to Know at a Party
This video focuses on the five german phrases to know at a party--such as: It is nice to meet you. The host says each German phrase twice. (01:15)
STS-134 Ascent Imagery Highlights
Space shuttle Endeavour and the STS-134 crew begin the journey to the International Space Station on May 16, 2011.
Barnyard Babies Read-Aloud-Counting Song
This cute counting read-aloud is Barnyard Babies...lyrics by Anne Elizabeth Eaves and illustrated by Rozalind Fulcher. This is a cute counting song read-aloud using sweet baby farm animals. Animals include a baby lamb, pig, colt, duck, calf, chick, dog, etc. They count from 1-10. Students will enjoy the cute animals and their sounds as they practice counting. They can even learn correct names for baby animals.
Texas and U.S.-Mexican Conflict in the 1830s
This module utilizes two 1835 letters by James Cramp in order to comment upon tensions between the United States and Mexico during this period.
Plant Reproductive Systems: An Investigative Approach
This plant evolution exercise endeavors to move away from a purely observational approach to one of investigation. Students investigate the increasing use of air and animals for gamete and population dispersal that aided plant development on land. The first part of this chapter deals with a common woodland fern of the order Filicales. Students examine sporophyte and gametophyte plants, and experiment with air-borne spore release. The second part of this chapter has two main objectives dealing wi
Mission Control Roses
The 110th bouquet of roses arrived in Mission Control on Saturday, July 9, 2011. They were sent as quietly as they have been for more than 23 years by a family near Dallas, Texas. For 110 shuttle missions, beginning with the first mission to fly following the Challenger accident, the Shelton family's flowers arrived in the control center like clockwork, usually with a simple note of well wishes.
3.4 How does the EU operate? The EU operates through institutions created in the treaties. These institutions can have decision-making powers, law-making powers or may act as part of a checking and consultation procedure. The institutions include: The European Parliament (represents the people of the EU). The Council of the European Union (represents the member states of the EU). The European Commission (represents the interests of the EU).
The EU operates through institutions created in the treaties. These institutions can have decision-making powers, law-making powers or may act as part of a checking and consultation procedure.
The institutions include:
The European Parliament (represents the people of the EU).
The Council of the European Union (represents the member states of the EU).
The European Commission (represents the interests of the EU).
The Research Topic
An outline for both teachers and students of the various stages in the choice, preparation and presentation of a Research Topic for the higher level, LC History examination.
Merriam-Webster: Word Central Merriam Webster's Word Central is a great place for teachers and struggleing spellers to refine their understanding of the queens language. You can build your own custom dictionary, learn about the daily buzz-word, play some wo
Merriam Webster's Word Central is a great place for teachers and struggleing spellers to refine their understanding of the queens language. You can build your own custom dictionary, learn about the daily buzz-word, play some wo
Lichens with bacteria on a rock in the forest
Lichens consisting of algae, fungi, and bacteria are able to extract nutrients from the rock. Bacteria is able to fix nitrogen for the lichen. Lichens are important decomposers.
How to Speed Read
A three minute video that starts with getting a starting reading rate. Next it explains scans, and what not to read. Many good points practiced. Well worth showing students.
Spiritual India - River of Compassion
Philanthropist Charles Annenberg Weingarten and the Explore team, always ready for adventure and learning, set out for India, a land ascribed with deep running spiritual and philosophical roots, a land of magic. Run time 25:36
Dog Bless You - Animal Shelters
In the United States alone, as many as ten million animals enter shelters each year and millions must be euthanized due to lack of space. How can you help? Explore visits the Animal Shelter of Wood River Valley -- the first no kill shelter in Idaho -- and finds out how the shelter staff rescues, protects, and finds homes for abandoned dogs and cats. Run time 06:29.
Learning about Nouns and Verbs
This video explains how nouns and verbs can be the same word. It contains explanations and examples as well as definitions of both nouns and verbs. It is closed captioned. (06:59)
A 3D Exploration of Picasso's Guernica
A great three dimensional video of Pablo Picasso's Painting 'Guernica'. There's a short description in English. This video is excellent for a close interpretation of the art and symbolism. Haunting music accompagnies the 3-d animations. (3:28)
Medical animator David Bolinsky presents 3 minutes of stunning animation that show the bustling life inside a cell. Bolinsky describes how he uses animation to help people see the beauty in the biological sciences. He worked on a project with Harvard to show molecular and cellular biology in a way that makes it easy for students to understand.