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
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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
Inside the News: Top stories and analysis
A look at the latest news that may affect the European markets, plus a trade idea, and a summary of Asia's trading day.
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
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege 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.
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.
Europe Day Ahead: Sarkozy-Merkel talks may hold key to deal
July 20 - A meeting between Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy tonight could hold the key for a deal on Greece at EU leaders' summit on Thursday, says Brussels Bureau Chief Luke Baker.
Op Amp Example; Inverter Amp; Summing Amp; Non-Inverting Amp; Differential Amp; I-to-V Converter - I
Introduction to Microelectronic Circuits - Spring 2006. Fundamental circuit concepts and analysis techniques in the context of digital electronic circuits. Transient analysis of CMOS logic gates; basic integrated-circuit technology and layout.
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
Lyons Brown on The Darden MBA
Lyons Brown (MBA '87) Founder and CEO Altamar Brands
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.
Olympic ticket sell-out is coup for London: Coe
July 21 - The British public needs to be realistic about the unprecedented demand for 2012 tickets, says Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London organising committee.
UK on top of Olympic security threat: Robertson
July 21 - The UK Minister for Sport and the Olympics says London is as prepared as it can be to deliver a secure Games, but precautions against terrorism won't be at the expense of people's enjoyment.
Wall St. reform slow going
July 21 - One year after the signing of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation reform legislation, regulators and market watchers say there are still a lot of hurdles to overcome to avoid another financial meltdown. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Conducting Posture and Use of a Baton
This module represents fundamentals of conducting posture and use of the baton.
Purdue focuses on youth at 2011 Indiana Black Expo
Encouraging youth to focus on their academic and community service goals while developing life skills are the themes that Purdue University is supporting at the 41st annual Summer Celebration of the Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2011/110711TaylorBlackExpo.html
Hip Fracture Prevention Device
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation in the department for Biomedical Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering hosts its annual Design Day to showcase student research.
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