To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
Learning Materials in a Problem Based Course
This webpage from the U.K. Center for Materials Education provides an introduction to the use of case studies and provides several examples of materials case studies that are being used in the U.K. in materials and engineering courses at various points in the academic program as well as a bibliography of resources for educators interested in learning more about the case study method.
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
"Sim Man" Provides Hands-on Training to Aspiring Pharmacists
Friday, Apr. 2, 2010 Contact: Brenda Bray, Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, 509-358-7735, email@example.com; Lorraine Nelson, Communication Coordinator, College of Pharmacy, 509-335-4776, firstname.lastname@example.org PULLMAN, Wash. -- Imagine having a patient come to your pharmacy and, while you are talking with them, they start to experience a serious health problem. Washington State University pharmacy students are learning what to do in such situations through the use of a Human Patient
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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"Human Rights are Women's Rights and Workers' Rights are Women's Rights:" May Chen on the United Nat
The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China during September 1995. The conference, which called for gender equality, development, and peace, grew out of the international women's movement and marked the end of the official United Nations decade of Women. For women like May Chen, Vice President of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE), the conference was an opportunity to share their activist experiences and learn about issues conf
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