Active Transport in Insect Malpighian Tubules
The Malpighian tubules of insects are an excellent model for examining the properties of secretion in a transporting epithelium. In this exercise students expose tubules from cockroaches or crickets to chlorophenol red and visually estimate the dye concentration in the lumen. By adding metabolic inhibitors and competitors or by substituting ion-free media they can demonstrate competition, specificity, and energy- or ion-dependence of active transport. Advanced students can design their own exper
Calendar of letter-books of the city of London: L - Edward IV-Henry VII
Calendars the letters of the City of London, arranged in approximate chronological order. Includes editorial introduction and indices.
14.32 Econometrics (MIT)
Introduction to econometric models and techniques, simultaneous equations, program evaluation, emphasizing regression. Advanced topics include instrumental variables, panel data methods, measurement error, and limited dependent variable models. May not count toward HASS requirement.
What is Europe?
The European Union (EU), formed out of the ashes of the Second World War, continues to expand in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union. Despite the EU's growing size and significance the question 'What is Europe?' still resonates through the continent. This unit looks at a range of different views on the question, contrasting different conceptions of Europeanness and outlining competing visions for the future of the EU.
Computer Help : How to Make a Pivot Table in Excel
In order to make a pivot table in Excel, create a simple spreadsheet and go to the "Insert" tab to select "Pivot Tables" under the "Tables" option. Use selec...
D-Day to Berlin - The Battle for France (Part 4 of 6)
History Channel Video. 1944, Europe's future hung in the balance. Our 3-part series follows the story of Allied forces--from Normandy to the assault on Germany--and the victories that led to WWII's end in 1945. We begin on the day after D-Day, unfolding over the summer of 1944 as the initial narrow sliver of French coastline gained by the Allies is slowly extended. By the end of August, Allied victory seemed assured. Rommel had been wounded, Hitler was directing the battle, and the German army w
Laboratorio de redes y servicios de telecomunicaciones
Se trata de una asignatura de orientación práctica. Se aplican conceptos de redes de datos que fueron introducidos en la asignatura Conmutación. Además esta asignatura desarrolla específicamente otros contenidos más avanzados en redes IP, no presentes en otra asignatura. Todos estos contenidos serán aplicados sobre el equipamiento disponible en las prácticas.
Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game: Internet Games, Social Inequality and Racist Talk as Griefing
This talk recaps the history of racist griefing online and link the current crisis in racial discourse in the US with this practice, exploring the implications for digital games as a transnational public sphere. Games are a radically transnational medium: as Martin Lister writes in New Media: An Introduction, 'even before Pokemon, the videogame was perhaps the most thoroughly transnational form of popular culture, both as an industry (with Sony, Sega and Nintendo as the key players) but also at
21F.401 German I (MIT)
This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The focus is on acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. A self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with the textbook/workbook. The first semester covers the development of effective basic communication skills.
Sample the best of Moroccan culture in Djema's al Fna, where fortune tellers, street preachers, and storytellers have shared their talents since the 11th century.
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Burghardt Tenderich
Burghardt Tenderich is General Manager of Bite Communications North America, a leading technology public relations consultancy with US offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto and New York. In this role, Burghardt helps guide strategic communications for technology leaders such as Sun Microsystems, Applied Materials, Dolby Laboratories, Infosys Technologies and Advanced Micro Devices, as well as for a wide portfolio of emerging brands. He is currently leading Bite clients into the realm of social med
Daisy Zamora reads "Mother's Day"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features Daisy Zamora reading her poem Mother's Day. The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.
Sor Juana introduction
Sor Juana introduction
Invertebrate Fossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
InvertebrateFossils - Lesson 16 - Part 7 of 7 is a lesson in which the presenter talksabout the history of the study of fossils. He introduces the audience to the story of "The LyingStones” and Beringer’s study of fossils and the famous Beringer fossilhoax.
"Ending Global Poverty"
A lecture by Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute and Professor of Sustainable Development and Health Policy and Management at Columbia University and the author of The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series. Cosponsored by the University of Chicago's Human Rights Program, the
Ruth Rendell interviewed by David Grylls
Acclaimed crime writer Ruth Rendell discusses with David Grylls, Director of Studies, Literature and Creative Writing, the latest edition of the Penguin Complete Sherlock Holmes, for which she has supplied the introduction.
Symbols of Culture
PTPI's Global Youth Murals Project poses a wonderful introduction to the ways in which children around the world represent their cultures through visual art. Using this collection in the Global Gallery, learners can examine different depictions of culture as an entry point to studying cultures of countries around the world. This activity can be an introductory exercise to social studies or world geography research projects.
Setting Goals, Building Solutions
In this lesson, students consider the value of setting goals for themselves and for their community, thinking critically about the idea of defining community and shared interests and concerns. This is an introduction to the concepts that underlie the Millennium Development Goals.
Learning to Think Mathematically
Concerned that most students leave college thinking of mathematics as a fixed body of knowledge to be memorized, Cooperstein designed a new course to help students learn to think mathematically for themselves. This website serves as a course portfolio that documents the new class, Introduction to Mathematical Problem Solving. The principal activity in the class involved students working on and discussing novel problems which required them to formulate experiments, work out cases, look for patter
Detection of Genetically Modified Foods
Genetically modified foods are often in the news and widely grown in the United States. Three US government agencies (USDA, FDA, and EPA) work to regulate the introduction and production of genetically modified foods. These crops can provide agricultural, ecological and nutritional benefits, but there are also potential risks to the environment and consumers. As consumers and public interest groups around the world have become aware of these risks, there has been a call for more explicit product