This on-line unit is an introduction to microbes, providing activities that highlight the diversity and wonder of the microbial world for students in grades 5 - 8. Lessons include: Microbial Time Line, Microbe Observations, Germ Wars, Microbe Hunters, and Microbial Brew. Each lesson plan includes an introduction, time, objectives, materials, advanced preparation, teacher notes, and student pages.
9.14 Brain Structure and its Origins (MIT)
This course covers major CNS structures with emphasis on systems being used as models for experimental studies of development and plasticity. Topics include basic patterns of connections in CNS, embryogenesis, PNS anatomy and development, process outgrowth and synaptogenesis, growth factors and cell survival, spinal and hindbrain anatomy, and development of regional specificity with an introduction to comparative anatomy and CNS evolution. A review of lab techniques (anatomy, tissue culture) is
Toward Regulation of Nanomaterials: Mark Banash
Mark Banash Learn More: http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials
Bionic kangaroo bounces on blades
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25356 A robotic kangaroo controlled by an armband uses elastic springs to bounce just like the real thing
Mercurial exercise -- one person, one repository
In this exercise you create a new repository under the control of the Mercurial version control system. Then you add files to it and commit changes to the repository. It is shown how to get back […]
How terrorism has invaded German law - Professor Thomas Weigend
Professor Thomas Weigend (University of Cologne). The threat of terrorism hit Germany in two waves, the first in the 1970s and 1980s, the second in the general context of 11 Sept., 2001. Both waves have led to extensive legislation in substantive and procedural criminal law. The 1970s saw the introduction of the new criminal offence of being a member of a terrorist organisation as well as ad hoc legislation cutting back on the rights of the defence. More recently, the powers of the State to use
Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick Demo
Interactive simulation, calculating the volume of a brick
Rabbit Giving Birth and with Newborn Young
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a mother rabbit giving birth. Students will enjoy the close up views of these tiny babies. Rabbits are smaller than hares, and have comparatively shorter legs. Males (bucks) and females (does) are similar in appearance, but bucks tend to weigh more and have slightly broader heads. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:40)
Oasis Earth - (Full Episode)
A shuttle mission to map planet earth might change our perspective of life itself. (47:07)
Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight Over D.C.
April 17, 2012 — In its final journey to its permanent museum home, NASA's space shuttle Discovery makes a flyover above the U.S. capital. NASA coordinated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to navigate through the restricted air space over Washington, D.C. (02:09)
Have Economists gone mad? - Paul Ormerod
Paul Ormerod, the author of three best-selling books on economics talks about what mainstream economists have to say about the turmoil of world economy.
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
In this video clip, learn how President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal got the American economy back on track, and which components of his New Deal still have a major impact on society today. (1:54)
Blending Bowl: Dine
In this video segment from Between the Lions, Terry Bradshaw commentates while two teams of football players crash together to make a word. Onset Team “d” versus Rhyme Team “ine” crash to form the word “dine.” After the crash, two players dine at a cafe table while the referee serves them and another player serenades them on violin. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, and Letter Knowledge Awareness. (0:45)
The Mark of Cain: Justice in the Aftermath of the Holocaust
College of Southern Maryland's Institutional Equity and Diversity Office and Maryland Humanities Council sponsored this speakers bureau presentation by St. Mary's College of Maryland Associate Professor Dr. Katharina von Kellenbach. How do families and societies move beyond an event of mass violence, such as the Holocaust? This lecture draws on personal experience to explore the moral, emotional, and legal dilemmas of living with perpetrators in the period after a genocide. Von Kellenbach explo
BIME annual lecture: Changing attitudes to disability - Baroness Masham of Ilton
BIME President Baroness Masham of Ilton, who is also the Founder and President of the Spinal Injuries Association, and Dr Elizabeth White, Head of Research & Development at the College of Occupational Therapists deliver the BIME lecture.
A Quick Introduction to Sikhism
A Quick Introduction to Sikhism
Illustrates the steps for factoring a trinomial through writing on basic text slides. Many examples given. Although not very exciting, it would make a good tutorial for a student who is struggling with homework. Grades 8-12. 29:27 min.
18.950 Differential Geometry (MIT)
This course is an introduction to differential geometry. The course itself is mathematically rigorous, but still emphasizes concrete aspects of geometry, centered on the notion of curvature.
Diversity Literacy Light Pollution (Interactive)
This interactive activity adapted from the National Park Service describes how humans impact the environment by creating light pollution such as light trespass, glare, and sky glow. Learn how unnecessary light wastes energy, obscures the view of the night sky, and affects wildlife. In addition, explore possible solutions to save energy and minimize light pollution.
Light Pollution (Interactive)