Super Thursday -- NW Public Radio's Call for Help
Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 Contact: Kerry Swanson, NWPR Station Manager, 509-335-6512, email@example.com PULLMAN, Wash. -- While other public radio stations hold weeks of pledge drives, Northwest Public Radio does things a bit different. A one-day pledge, called "Super Thursday" aims at giving listeners one day to make sure they pledge funds. As of 7 p.m. Thursday, more than $205,000 in pledges have been received. View the video below to learn more about "Super Thursday" and how listeners' mo
Supermarket Sweep Day 2
Students will participate in a supermarket game and follow a shopping list. Students will compare the quantity of items "purchased" and graph results. Students will also learn a song about shopping in a supermarket.
Blood flow of moving Lumbriculus
Observe blood flow and muscle contractions in each body segment of Lumbriculus variegates (note how blood flows in relation to the worm turning in the capillary tube).
Buildings or places which are no longer there.
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Slappin' Leather - Line Dance Walkthrough
This video provides step-by-step directions for the Slappin' Leather Line Dance. The instructor is at the front of the screen with an adult class behind him. (07:48)
This online article is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Scenario: Immortality, part of the Genetics, Genomics, Genethics seminar, briefly covers: the age-old quest for eternal life and youth; the recent discovery of telomeres and telomerase; how this discovery could revolutionize the way we treat disease and aging; the ethical and ecological issues that could arise.
Genetically Modified Food: Golden Rice: Help or Hazard?
This online article is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Genetically Modified Food: Golden Rice, part of the Genetics, Genomics, Genethics seminar, briefly covers: why more than a million people in developing countries are struck with irreversible blindness; the proposed solution of genetically engineering rice to contain carotenoid, the precursor of Vitamin A; environmental concerns ab
Diversity of Fishes: Bloch Illustrations
This online image collection features a brief biography of ichthyologist Marcus Elieser Bloch and 34 of his hand-colored fish illustrations. The collection is from Diversity of Fishes, a distance-learning course that is part of the Museum's Seminars on Science, designed to help educators meet the new national science standards.
Hurricane Linda from GOES: September 11, 1997 (Fly Across)
GOES Hurricane Linda Sept. 1997 for Release in March 1998 - fly across
David Gergen at Elon University Convocation
David Gergen, Senior Political Analyst for CNN, talks about current issues the government faces during Elon University's Spring Convocation for Honors April 7, 2011.
Using Grouping to Count Quickly
In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad helps the Fairy Tale people save their king by teaching them how to count quickly by grouping.
Plants That Aren't Plants: Mosses and Lichens
Mosses and lichens are not given much attention in introductory biology laboratory courses, in part because instructors lack skills necessary to cover the topic-namely, moss leaf cross sectioning and lichen chemical spot tests. Acquiring confidence in just these two techniques, as well as familiarity with basic terminology, lays a foundation for further investigation.
A historical or a literary walk? Both!
Op het einde van deze les kun je beschrijven welke stadswandelingje zelf zou uitkiezen en waarom.
Contributions of Ibn Al-Nafis to the progress of medicine and urology. A study and translations from
This primary-source study of 4 medical works of the 13th century Muslim scholar Ibn Al-Nafis confirmed that his Kitab Al-Mujaz Fi Al-Tibb was authored as an independent book meant to be a handbook for medical students and practitioners not as an epitome of Kitab Al-Qanun of Ibn Sina as thought by recent historians. His huge medical encyclopedia, Al-Shamil, represents a wave of intense scientific activity that spread among the scholars of Cairo and Damascus following the massive destruction of bo
Bee inside flower retrieving nectar
The bee obtains nectar from the flower to make into honey. During this process, the bee is covered in pollen that will be transferred to other flowers for reproduction. Both the bee and the flower benefit from this process.