News #139 - A Sale So Shocking, You Won’t Believe It’s True
It’s been almost a month since school started and things are starting to settle and quiet down. So, we’re back to shake things up! This is our most shocking news lesson to date. Find out about our upcoming sale. It’s only three days long, three letters long, but it will stop an [...]
Biological Monitoring of Workers Exposed to Pesticides: Guidelines for Application in Field Settings
This guideline was produced for those persons responsible for the maintenance of health and safety measures at agricultural workplaces handling potentially hazardous organophosphate and carbarnate chemicals. It is primarily aimed at professional nursing and other medical staff charged with monitoring workers for pesticide exposure, but will be useful to all personnel involved in workplace health and safety monitoring for pesticide exposure. The guidelines concentrate on monitoring for organophos
Nothing says summer like ice cream. In the 1870s, the Scott Brothers of Topeka built an ice cream empire that lasted a century.
Keynote: Energy Innovation in New Single-Family Development
Lawrence Gotlieb, KB Home
WSU PARK(ing) Day
Who says a park needs to stretch for acres, if not miles, to provide a sense of serenity in the natural world? On Friday the Washington State University Landscape Architecture Club converted a single parking space in front of Ferdinand's ice cream shop into a park for a day. More about this story here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=27606&TypeID=1
Literacy for Professional Purposes - a module summary
A module summary for 'Literacy for Professional Purposes', with links to all of the module resources
Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview: Concurrency Visualizer This discussion about new Concurrency Visualizer features available in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview includes team members James Rapp, Sasha Dadiomov, Matthew Jacobs, and Alexey Kamenev. Some of the new features include C++ AMP profiling support, an SDK for custom visualizations, and improved performance. See more details at the Concurrency Visualizer team blog: Author(s):
This discussion about new Concurrency Visualizer features available in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview includes team members James Rapp, Sasha Dadiomov, Matthew Jacobs, and Alexey Kamenev. Some of the new features include C++ AMP profiling support, an SDK for custom visualizations, and improved performance.
See more details at the Concurrency Visualizer team blog: Author(s):
Aimed at healthcare practitioners, this learning object describes why hand hygiene is so important in a healthcare setting, then uses video clips to demonstrate correct, and incorrect, hand washing techniques.
Methods of Hydrogen Storage - An Introduction
This module gives an introduction to the attractiveness of Hydrogen as a fuel, as well as five methods to store hydrogen.
Physical Science: Distance vs Displacement
This is a five-minute video concerning the physics of distance. The educator appears in a small window on the right side. It might be best to open the video to 'full screen.'
Harvesting history, Laxton : the medieval village that survived the modern age
A video covering the medieval farming and life styles preserved in Laxton, a small village in Nottinghamshire which has survived the modern age. Includes images and artefacts from the exhibition presented by the University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections. Suitable for community education, secondary education, undergraduate year one and further education Author and presenter: Kathryn Summerwill. Kathryn Summerwill qualified as a professional archivist from the U
The Dark Ages - Part 10 - The Crusades
At its height in the second century A.D., the Roman Empire was the beacon of learning, power, and prosperity in the western world. This ten minute segment of this video series goes into detail about how the actions of the rich to intimate the poor brought work to the soldiers who were unemployed at the time. Provides good insights and debate topics as to why this time was called the Dark Ages.
ISS Update - Nov. 17, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 17, 2011.
Les Chiffres 1-20
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Goodbye, Chiang Kai-shek
Driven out of mainland China by Mao's communists, Chiang Kai shek, the man who ruled Taiwan for more than a quarter of a century, this 2:33 video shows how there were two sides to his leadership. Not checked for accuracy so teachers should review carefully.
Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra). Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th. Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
Babbage: September 28, 2011
Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet, showmanship in the tech industry, and Carl Icahn's rumoured investment in RIM, maker of BlackBerry
Number for Nurses: Division
The Number for Nurses Computer Assisted Learning Package begins with a basic principles section which is followed by application to nursing practice. The basic principles section deals with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, S.I. units and scales and gauges. In each area a variety of methods are used to enable the student to understand these principles, through interactive tutorials and consolidate learning through exercises. The aim of the division section is to help the student
Terrestrial Biomes: The Savanna
This professionally made video is a small segment from the program: Terrestrial Biomes: Deserts, Grasslands, and Forests. (02:37)