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.
Terrorism, Peace, and Other Inconsistencies
This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels. What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of problematic issues including the relationship between the Western and Islamic worlds, the future of peace in the Middle East, the future of various western foreign policy actions? What
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.
Bee covered in pollen inside a flower
Unlike animals, plants are unable to move and find other plants to mate with. Thus, plants rely on insects and other animals to transfer pollen (male sperm) from one flower to the female sex organ (carpels) on another flower. This is called pollination.
Economic Term Review
This 2:12 is not narrated, but relies on slides to help illustrate major economic and government terms from supply and demand to opportunity cost to command and market economies. A quick overview, but moves too rapidly for most students.
Electromyography: Recording Electrical Signals from Human Muscle
A laboratory exercise using surface recording electrodes, a small battery-powered pre-amplifier, and a small battery-powered audio-monitor for purposes of biofeedback to analyze electromyogram EMG activity from the gastrocnemius muscle in a freely moving, untethered human
A Walk around Medieval Dublin
Comprehensive details for conducting a history field trip around medieval Dublin, plus ideas for projects that can subsequently be conducted.
"Such Cases of Outrageous Unspeakable Abuse...": A Puerto Rican Migrant Protests Labor Conditions Du
In 1917 the United States declared the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, a U.S. possession since 1898, to be citizens of the United States--a "gift" that many Puerto Ricans resented. Seeing an untapped source of inexpensive labor, the U.S. Labor Department worked with industry to facilitate the migration of Puerto Rican workers to America. During the First World War the War Department agreed to transport Puerto Rican workers to labor camps in the United States where they would be housed and fed while
Moral Foundations of Politics
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C5: Cafe session - putting everything together
C5: Cafe session - putting everything together.
9 Wildebeest migration
From the mouse-deer to the elephant, plant eaters come in all shapes and sizes. But how do they manage to flourish on a salad diet? In this unit we will examine the special features that allow them to extract their nutrients from leaves, and see how some plants protect themselves from these predators. This is the fourth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
2.1 Working through the section
This unit examines Hume's reasons for being complacent in the face of death, as these are laid out in his suppressed essay of 1755, ‘Of the immortality of the soul’. More generally, they examine some of the shifts in attitude concerning death and religious belief that were taking place in Europe at the end of the eighteenth century, through examination of this and other short essays.
Improvisation and composition are words frequently used in the western world to describe the creation of music. But are they really two distinct processes, or are they aspects of the same phenomenon? In this unit we will explore the relationships between the two using examples of Asian music to help us clarify the concepts.
Introduktion til Schema.org
Hvad er schema.org? Hvordan markerer vi med microdata? Dette modul er lavet i forbindelse med uddannelsen Webkommunikation på Syddansk Universitet, faget: Formater og Standarder. Modul består af […]
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding Internationalisation of the Curriculum at
From implicit to explicit: Enhancing graduate inter-cultural capability and embedding IoC at Griffith Universlty, Australia. Professor Michelle Barker of Griffith University, Brisbane Australia and Dr Viv Caruana of CAPRI, Leeds Met University UK discuss recent work in embedding internationalisation of the curriculum across the full range of disciplines and programmes of study at Griffith. Professor Barker also shares insights from a recent ALTC-funded project focused on intercultural or cross-