Addiction and the Brain
Learn about the structure of the human brain and how it is affected by drugs of abuse.
ECB buying sovereign bonds again, but how much?
Aug. 15 - ECB data on Monday will show that the central bank was back in the market last week after a 5-month hiatus, buying euro zone government bonds. Reuters Insider analyses the figures.
Newbie Lesson #35 - Banking: The ATM ate my debit card!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! The ATM ate your card! Why? Did you remember to tell your bank that you would be traveling abroad? If you didn’t, that may be the reason. Alan and Lisy know what to do! Don’t worry, the situation isn’t hopeless. Check out their explanation of the verb “hacer” (to make, to [...]
Scientists @ the Smithsonian
Video interviews with twenty Smithsonian scientists introduce students to the wide variety of work in the sciences. Students will learn the diverse pathways that these scientists took to enter their fields and they will see that many kinds of people become scientists.
Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Several tissue culture procedures, ranging from simple to more complex, are examined. These procedures can be performed by beginning and advanced biology students and include seed sterilization and aseptic seed germination, as well as techniques for callus proliferation, cell suspension culture, and anther culture. Choice of tissues, aseptic methods, media preparation, and experimental design are addressed.
Student Teaching Procedures
This module represents a discussion of the procedures that should be followed in a student teaching position. Various aspects are discussed such as non-teaching duties, following accepted guidelines, legal aspects of assuming classroom responsibilities when no licensed teacher is in the room and other aspects of student teaching procedures.
Do Ethics Stop us Cloning
This 3:21 medical video looks into the ethical argument behind cloning. It provides an overview of what the process is about and how some people consider it a moral problem. The video is a good start for a debate, but the video is dated in terms of research and government restrictions.
Merry Christmas: Movie Clip From How the Grinch Stole Christmas
After the Grinch steals all the gifts and food from the town, the townsfolk realize that they all still have each other, which is all that matters. Themes illustrated through this movie clip include family, joy, materialism, and priorities. ( 2:17)
Walter Isaacson: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"
In this University of Pennsylvania program, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, discusses the life of one of Americas most influential figures: Benjamin Franklin. In his recent book, "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life," Isaacson reveals the personal life of Benjamin Franklin and all the intricate details of this revolutionary leaders life that have made him unique among a group of leaders. The presentation was given at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of
U.S. ambassador allays China fears
Aug.14 - New U.S. ambassador Gary Locke plays down China's fears over Beijing dollar assets. Simon Hanna report
Global Megatrends: What next for business?
Global trends are likely to have a substantial effect on businesses in the long-term. What are these trends and what action should managers take in response? Why it is important to tackle such issues now and not leave the future to take care of itself.
What do you know about Drama? - Quiz
A quick 6 question quiz about drama
Mutiwavelength Milky Way: Application of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
This educational brief provides an overview of how previously unrevealed information about our galaxy and other celestial objects can be obtained by examining their energy emissions in parts of the electromagnetic spectrum other than that visible to the human eye. Remote imagery of the Milky way in several wavelengths is included, and links to additional information are embedded in the text.
15.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Syrien geht das Regime von Präsident Baschar al-Assad offensichtlich mit immer härteren Mitteln gegen die Demokratiebewegung vor. Wie Augenzeugen berichteten, kamen beim Beschuss von dicht besiedelten Wohnvierteln der Hafenstadt Latakia neben Panzern und Bodentruppen auch Kriegsschiffe zum Einsatz. Dabei seien am
Jed Gaylin, Music Director of the Bay Atlantic Symphony | 8/16/11
Conductor Jed Gaylin has transformed the Bay Atlantic Symphony during his fourteen years as Music Director. Eric Schultz talks to Gaylin about sold out concert halls, summers performances in Avalon and all the great music the Bay Atlantic Symphony will be performing this year, including a Motown pops concert in Atlantic City.
Gli italiani e il tempo libero
Op het einde van deze unit kun je iets meer vertellen over vrijetijdsbesteding en het verenigingsleven in Italië.
The rise of redistribution markets
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel defines redistribution markets and elaborates on some reasons underlying the rise of such systems (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada -http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca). http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/the-movement/ http://www.freecycle.org/ http://theswapteam.org/ http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/may2009/pi20090520_957492.htm http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/
Redistribution systems and implications on building a sustainable world
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel talks about how redistribution systems are vital to long term sustainability (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada). http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/ http://unconsumption.tumblr.com/ http://www.nikereuseashoe.com/ http://inhabitat.com/ http://everydaytrash.com/ http://www.ecouterre.com/ http://www.mcdonough.com/cradle_to_cradle.htm
Culture as part of the sustainability mode
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Lidia Varbanova speaks about the four-pillars of sustainability model and discusses diverse viewpoints on sustainability. The Sustainability Report Canada http://www.sustreport.org/ Creative City News: Special Edition on "Culture: the Fourth Pillar of Sustainability" http://www.creativecity.ca/se-newsletters/special-edition-3/culture-fourth-pillar.html