Mitral Valve Prolapse (Spanish)
This patient education program explains mitral valve prolapse and offers tips for keeping the heart healthy. It reviews heart anatomy, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options for mitral valve prolapse (MVP). This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Back Pain (Spanish)
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the back, the most common causes of back pain, and measures to prevent back pain. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Robert Frost Biography - Quiz
Students will be able to point out the influence that Frost's life experiences had on his poetry.
The American Revolution
The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations -- converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of states with a common cause -- but it was far more complex and enduring then the fighting of a war. As John Adams put it, "The Revolution was in the Minds of the people . . . before a drop of blood was drawn at Lexington" -- and it continued long past America's victory at Yorktown. This course will examine the Revolutio
11.1 Five steps to invention
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
Supporting both digital and analog devices with Microsoft’s HID platform Microsoft's HID platform and new WinRT API support both analog and digital devices. This video shows two sample solutions, one for an analog temperature sensor and another for a digital motion sensor. These solutions include instructions for creating: the device, the accompanying firmware, and a Windows store app. To learn more about the analog temperature-sensor solution, see: To learn mo
Microsoft's HID platform and new WinRT API support both analog and digital devices. This video shows two sample solutions, one for an analog temperature sensor and another for a digital motion sensor. These solutions include instructions for creating: the device, the accompanying firmware, and a Windows store app.
To learn more about the analog temperature-sensor solution, see:
To learn mo
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Welcome New Grads
We'd like to welcome new University of Minnesota graduates to the Alumni family. Learn more about the Alumni Association and the benefits at MinnesotaAlumni.org/newgrad
Dani Rodrik: "The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy"
Dani Rodrik, Rafiq Hariri Professor of International Political Economy at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, discussed "The Globalization Paradox: Democracy and the Future of the World Economy" on Thursday, April 28.
Guide to the Records of the Young Friends of North America, Committee on Conscription, 1968-1969
The Young Friends of North America, whose members were between the ages of 18-30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968. The Committee on Conscription facilitated communication among members who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee also collected information from members who have resisted the draft since the 1940's and from those who were imprisoned for draft resistance. This collection contains photocopies of memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, brochures, bro
Who is That?
Students will research an individual that they admire and present the information they find through an oral presentation to the class.
Learn Hindi Daily Show (price; ने; past tense transitive; mystery word; The Clever Bird)
Mystery Word From The Last Episode In our last episode, we challenged you to understand a mystery word. This is to give you practice listening for a word, and looking...
How to Study Effectively
A two minute video that quickly reviews tips to study better from getting the right equipment, place, and materials before you start. This video has lots of good ideas and is well worth showing students. Visualizing is also stressed as a form of mentally preparing for a test as the Greeks did.
The country's fastest-growing developmental disability, Autism, is a disorder with no known cause, and no known cure. The disorder challenges Autistic children, their families, and their teachers everyday. This video does interviews with several individuals who explain some traits as well as some ways to deal with it. 3:49
"The Great Gatsby"
A short description of the novel "The Great Gatsby" is the subject of this two minute video with connections to the book's author.
Diabolo Tricks (Chinese YoYo) For Beginners
Eight Diabolo tricks are shown with good instructions. No narration. This is a good video to start students thinking about this type of hobby as it improves concentration, fine motor coordination and helps with risk taking.
" They Were the Pilgrims"- A Song About the Journey of the Pilgrims
This computer-animated video features a song which traces the journey of the Pilgrims to America. The selection includes maps and describes challenges faced by the Pilgrims. ( 2:24)
Counting By Fives Song
This cute animated video will help students learn to count by 5's. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. The numbers appear on the screen as they are said. (3:04)
Animal Life Cycles by StudyJams
Every animal's life goes through the same cycle: reproduction, growth, maturity, and finally, death. Learn more about the animal life cycle with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
These are Mayans and they were part of South America and they were one of the many important civilizations in the continent and the topic of this 48 minute video. It is slow loading so it should be downloaded before viewing online. There are images shown that may be offensive to some so a preview is a must. Provides students with a better perspective of how progressive these people were and adds to the mystery of what happened to them.