Andy Green, CEO, Logica, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Video Gallery: Shark Dissection
This video gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, Dissection Gallery features 16 videos, each with a printable PDF transcript:Introduction to DissectionOverview of SpecimenDissectionDiscussion of Alimentary TractLiver DissectionEsophagus and Stomach DissectionIntestine DissectionNostrils of the Shark RayElectric Organ of the E
Greek Sculpture (BBC: How Art Made The World)
This ten minute video is about how Greek art was created as something more human than human. This is an excerpt from the BBC documentary "How Art Made The World" and contains a narrator and images of Greek sculptures. Be aware that this are real images of nude bodies.
What is Global Warming
This video is 2:06 minutes long and explains the concept of global warming, which is generally thought to be caused by human driven emissions of greenhouse gasses. Good date is presented and the video is easy to understand for most age groups. Here are additional lessons: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/global-warming.html
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Vascular Surgery Patient Success Story: Carl Adams
Last November 2010 Carl Adams was flown to the University of Maryland Medical Center after being diagnosed with an aortic dissection, a potentially life-threatening condition in which a tear causes bleeding in the inner wall of the aorta. After arriving at the Medical Center, Carl went into renal failure. Dr. Robert Crawford performed a thoracic stent graft and renal stents and six months later, Carl was given a clean bill of health. In this video, Carl and his fiance Suzanne Good talk about the
What is Energy?
With an introduction to the ideas of energy, students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources of energy. Hands-on activities help them identify types of energy in their surroundings and enhance their understanding of energy.
SPC Foundation: Gift of Education
The Gift of Education is a gift worth giving.
As you plan your giving, think of St. Petersburg College and the students who can benefit from your generosity.
There are many ways you can make a difference including:
* Designate your dollars for a particular scholarship fund or program
* Initiate your own scholarship compatible with your specific educational interests
* Create a lasting legacy through annual gifts or bequests.
Strychine Poisoning in Toads
Strychnine is the principal alkaloid in nux vomica, the seeds of a tree strychnos nux vomica native to India. A toad is used in demonstrating the CNS ecitatory effect of strychnine.
The furore surrounding the so-called ‘mad cow’ diseases is an important and controversial episode of recent years. Although it peaked several years ago, the topic is still of great medical significance, influencing the way members of the public think about and experience science and scientists.
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
GPS on the Move
During a scavenger hunt and an art project, students learn how to use a handheld GPS receiver for personal navigation. Teachers can request assistance from the Institute of Navigation to find nearby members with experience in using GPS and in locating receivers to use.
Copyright 2009 University of Nottingham