Recording Action Potentials from Cockroach Mechanoreceptors
Readily available from suppliers, this larva has a large midgut that specializes in transporting excess potassium (from its plant food) into its lumen. The exercise is offered as an alternative to the traditional study of frog skin. In this exercise, the midgut is mounted on a perfusion tube, and the electrical potential difference across the wall of the midgut is measured with an oscilloscope which provides data on the rate of potassium transport. The basic set-up is amenable to the study of a
Module 8: Medium- and Long-term Financing
Identify and arrange medium- and long-term finance for an overseas buyer (internal/external) to allow the buyer extended terms while providing cash payment to a seller without recourse. MSU Global has teamed with experts in the international finance field to create resources to help increase international skills in the business community. These materials address the need of the international trade practitioner for knowledge and information that is specific to trade finance by providing a means
Feedstock mixture of Al and Ti powder for cold gas dynamic spray (CGDS) CORE-Materials posted a photo: Cold gas dynamic spray, CGDS (or kinetic spray) is a rapidl
CORE-Materials posted a photo:
Cold gas dynamic spray, CGDS (or kinetic spray) is a rapidl
Orchidaceae Morphology: Oncidium cultivar
Orchid morphology of Oncidium. Structures labeled include: petals; sepals; callus; column; column wings; stigma; pollinia and anther cap. Includes a dissection that removes the anther cap to expose the pollinia.
Energy Detectives at Work
Students search for clues of energy around them. They use what they find to create their own definition of energy. They also relate their energy clues to the engineering products they encounter every day.
Developing World - Crossword
Printable worksheet requiring knowledge of the keywords associated with the developing world. Answers are included.
Hurricane Georges (SeaWiFS 3 images) September 27th, 1998 @ 1:57pm
Hurricane Georges from SeaWiFS: 27 Sept 1998
Two Versions of Gravity: Newton and Einstein
Students explore the differences between Einstein and Newtonian gravity through an information exchange. Grades 11-12
Don't Insist on English!
At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world's focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It's a passionate defense of translating and sharing ideas. (10:35)
This music video is the Macbeth Rap by Flocabulary. Flocabulary produces educational hip-hop music and learning materials to make content come to life. Lyrics also appear on the screen. (05:23)
How To Quickly Change Directions on the Soccer Field
Soccer Coach Sean Carlisle demonstrates an effective footwork drill for learning how to quickly change direction on the soccer field during a game. (1:30)
How to Stop a Crying Baby : Infant Massage to Stop a Crying Baby
This one minute video goes through some basic methods of stopping a child from crying.
How to Divide Polynomials
The instructor uses a small whiteboard in this short two-and-a-half-minute tutorial to demonstrate how to divide polynomials. He just uses one problem for demonstration. The video goes step-by-step and is easy to understand.
Louisa May Alcott, The Woman Behind Little Women
This two minute video tells about the darker side of Alcott, or once wrote children's books, and how she tried to give her novels a deeper side. Good insights and excellent for students how are starting to read her book and also who may want to become writers.
The Butterfly Circus (Part One)
This is a short Christian film starring Nick Vujicic about a man who learns how to overcome adversity and to be accepted by his peers. The setting is in the Depression era with a traveling circus. (The 'limbless' man may be difficult for younger children to watch.) (10:01)
The Butterfly Circus (Part Two)
This is a short Christian film starring Nick Vujicic about a man who learns how to overcome adversity and to be accepted by his peers. The setting is in the Depression era with a traveling circus. (The 'limbless' man may be difficult for younger children to watch.) (10:01) The movie won an award for 'Best Film Short'.
Visualizing the Medical Data Explosion
Today medical scans produce thousands of images and terabytes of data for a single patient in mere seconds, but how do doctors parse this information and determine what's useful? At TEDxGöteborg, scientific visualization expert Anders Ynnerman shows us sophisticated new tools -- like virtual autopsies -- for analyzing this myriad data, and a glimpse at some sci-fi-sounding medical technologies in development. This talk contains some graphic medical imagery.
VoiceThread in a 1st-grade Classroom
Think your students are too young for digital tools? Watch 1st-grade teacher Jennifer Orr use VoiceThread to get her students thinking about the Founding Fathers in this three minute video. It has a script, too. This video shows how a teacher uses data acquisition for younger children based. A good video to introduce this style of learning activities to younger students. Well worth watching.
Internet Safety (lesson for very young children)
This narrated video (or slideshow) discusses internet safety tips for children. (04:47)
Alzheimer's Association Education Video
Do you know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease? Are you aware of the plight of caregivers -- the friends and loved ones who care for Alzheimer's patients. This eight minute video goes through the basic warning signs of those who have Alzheimers. A must watch for adults, but also for students who may be helping those with such a condition. The data is dramatic and heart rendering.