Teaching Western Blots with T antigen and p53
Students perform Western blots with polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis of detergent extracts of SV40-transformed cell lines grown in monolayer culture. The gels are blotted onto nitrocellulose and treated with a monoclonal antibody against SV40 T antigen or against the tumor suppressor p53. Blots are then treated with a secondary antibody (anti-mouse IgG conjugated to horseradish peroxidase), and exposed to revealing chemicals and x-ray film. I give one application: induction of p53 by ultraviol
Zebrafish blood cell circulation in tail
Close up view of blood flow in developing Danio showing blood cells moving through blood vessels.
Brazil - Quiz
This quiz will test the pupil's general knowledge about Brazil.
Exploring Texture from a Set Work: Mozart
A lesson plan aimed at all levels. Students are required to listen to a specific extract from a set work with which they are already familiar and select an appropriate diagram which graphically represents the accompaniment at various points.
Printable crossword involving words relating to population and demographics. Excellent revision exercise. Answers are included.
General Knowledge - Quiz
General facts on world affairs.
MOLA Zooming Down to Reveal a Hidden Channel (fast version)
In this visualization, using MOLA data, we take a closer look at where the hidden channel of water is located.
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly: January 1997 through November 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific Ocean from January 1997 to November 1998 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Stealth Learning: Acquiring Knowledge About Vascular Plant Structure While Using a Vegetative Key
Many students find it tedious to learn the terminology that is used to describe the vegetative structure of vascular plants. An effective method is to acquire these skills "accidentally", in the process of identifying unfamiliar plants. This exercise uses a vegetative key to woody plants within walking distance of the lab. Before the lab, plants are labeled with alphabetic tags. Students are given a brief introduction, and then they attempt to identify each labeled plant using the key. If their
Mapping the Surface of a Planet Teacher Guide
This activity guide illustrates how teachers can use planetary comparisons between Earth and Mars to teach basic geologic activities - i.e. volcanoes, impact cratering, layering, river processes, and crosscutting relationships to help the students understand a planet's history. This lesson is using current science results, as it contains actual orbital data from the Mars Global Surveyor mission. The lessons in this activity are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and help student
Magnetosphere- Protector of the Earth
In this activity, students will learn about the magnetosphere, the effects of solar activity, and the importance of the Earth's magnetic field in protecting living organisms from solar radiation. Background information, a materials list, procedures, outcomes, and standards are included. Links to a glossary and to additional information are embedded in the text.
Labwrite: Extensive web-based instruction for helping college students write lab reports and learn s
LabWrite, funded by the National Science Foundation (award #: DUE-9950405 and DUE-0231086), is a structured set of online materials developed as an alternative to typical lab report instruction. LabWrite provides extensive resources designed to lead college students through the entire lab experience, beginning with questions that help students comprehend the essential elements of the lab before they start the procedure and ending with advice for improving their performance on the next lab report
13.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die deutsche Wirtschaft wächst noch stärker als bislang erwartet. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt mitteilte, stieg das Bruttoinlandsprodukt im ersten Quartal 2011 um 1,5 Prozent im Vergleich zu den drei Monaten zuvor. Damit habe die deutsche Wirtschaft das Vorkrisenniveau von Anfang 2008 bereits wieder &uum
19. Happy Birthday To You! (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com – Episode #19 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “Happy Birthday To You!” – Get ready, ’cause today we’re going to do something different! What do we mean by that? How about Jane singing “Happy Birthday” to her fictitious eight years old son Massimo? [...]
20. Welcome To The Library (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com – Episode #20 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “Welcome To The Library” – Let’s take a guided tour inside a big Italian University library to learn and practice a collection of new words and sentences that you will need to know and use [...]
Announcement! こんにちは、みなさん！=Hi everyone! I am going to start a program called: “Japancast Master Hiragana and Katakana in 10 Weeks” I know there are so many people who are interested in learning Japanese, but are dreading to learn Hiragana and Katakana. You know some words and phrases by watching Anime or J-drama, but you do not [...]
Possibly the #1 otaku fantasy girl on earth
She solders, she modifies a Furby, she’s got a MAKE magazine poster behind her, she’s cute and she’s wearing a maid costume. Am I wrong or is this every otaku guy’s dream girl? Help us grow! Share this post on your favorite social site:
This video provides a brief introduction to prepositions. Examples include images along with sentences that contain a preposition. A narrator explains each example. The video cuts off at the end. (01:06)
Using Clothes Hangers for Arts & Crafts Projects for Kids.com
This three minute video starts out as a commercial for a book and publisher, but once that is done it shows young children how to use clothes hangers to make a variety of arts and crafts projects. Many good tips on cutting and organizing too. Great for primary teachers.
Understanding the Comma
This lesson opens with a brief introduction to the history of punctuation. Seven basic rules for using the comma correctly are presented and explained through humorous examples and illustrations. The original song, "Throw a Comma Down,"completes the lesson and reviews the seven rules. (03:23)