Preston Scott Cohen -- Architecture Lecture Series
February 25th | Timken Lecture Hall Michael Weinstock is director of research and development, and director of emergent technologies and design in the Graduate School of the Architectural Association, London, which won the 2008 ACADIA Award of Excellence for Innovative Academic Programs. Born in Germany, Weinstock lived as a child in the Far East and West Africa, then ran away to sea at age 17. He spent years on traditional wooden sailing ships and learned shipyard and shipbuilding skills. Wei
Triple Kidney Swap Participants Meet for First Time
Six patients involved in a triple kidney swap conducted at the University of Maryland Medical Center met for the first time on July 8, 2011. Each recipient originally came to the hospital with an intended donor: a spouse, a sibling and a church friend. However, when the blood and tissue typing revealed their intended donors were not a match, all three pairs entered UMMC's Paired Kidney Exchange (PKE) Program, which seeks to create swaps among incompatible pairs. The transplants took place on Jun
Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011: Panel 1
Opening Remarks and Panel 1: Heddy Riss-UCB, Olivier Roy-RSCAS, David Lieberman-UCB, Silvio Ferarri-U of Milan, Peter Danchin-U of Maryland http://rps.berkeley.edu/ http://igov.berkeley.edu/
Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011: Panel 3
The Challenge of Secularism in the Political and Religious Spheres in the Arab World: Belkacem Benzenine-NRCSCAA http://rps.berkeley.edu/ http://igov.berkeley.edu/
Progress Monitoring in Special Education
Passive vs. Active Learning:Slideshow
These 24 slides show the difference between these two learning styles and give examples of how they work and how they are different. A good video to show teachers and have them look at their own plans to see which style they use and how it might be improved.
Philadelphia, Here I Come! - Crossword
Interactive crossword testing your knowledge of characters and events in a play.
Bird Brains: Clue to Language Found in Birds
This 13 minute video explains how the ability to create and understand language can be traced back into the brains of birds. It is a good video to show students who take for granted the ability to speak and how birds learn and the similarities.
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Lumbriculus blood circulation
Lumbriculus variegatus has a closed circulatory system and no red blood cells.
History of Science: Printing press
The invention of the printing press allowed scientists to publish their works. Scientific research and topics could be distributed more efficiently and increased the interest in the sciences.
Aerial view of Claremont
Claremont and Pomona College from the southeast. Southern Pacific Railroad station is visible in the lower left quadrant. Pomona College is visible in upper left.
Do you take your work on holiday with you?
You interpret data from statistics indicating how many people are busy with their work when they go on holiday. In the first exercise you learn to replace percentages by corresponding descriptions, so that you can incorporate the data into a text that is easy to read. At the end of the assignment you incorporate all the data into an article for the staff newsletter.
The price of war in Libya
July 14 - Rebels bury their dead after costly battle to regain town in Western Mountains. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Volcker: Common sense must prevail in U.S. debt debate
July 14 - Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker says the risk of the U.S. defaulting on its debt obligations is real, but Washington will avert a default as common sense should prevail.
Great Zoom into San Francisco, CA: Fishermans Wharf
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl