Anterior end of Daphnia
Anterior end of Daphnia showing beating heart - note moving eyes and other body structures.
Aquatic Animal Skeleton - Ball and Socket Joint
The ball and socket joint of an aquatic animal allows the bones connected to it to move in all sorts of directions. It is usually associated with the shoulder or hip area and connect to appendages such as flippers, limbs, or tails.
In this activity, students learn how engineers use solar energy to heat buildings by investigating the thermal storage properties of some common materials: sand, salt, water and shredded paper. Students then evaluate the usefulness of each material as a thermal storage material to be used as the thermal mass in a passive solar building.
Meeting the Challenges of Globalization with Curriculum Change
In this essay I will start with a critical examination of globalization. I will give a definition of globalization and present some current knowledge on the subject. During this examination, I will explore its intertwined relationship with education. Teachers and students face numerous challenges as the phenomenon of globalization spreads. In dealing with these challenges that are brought forth by globalization, many initiatives have been made. This brings me to curriculum change. It is my opini
"Computational Biology: Genomes, Networks, Evolution, Fall 2008"
" This course focuses on the algorithmic and machine learning foundations of computational biology, combining theory with practice. We study the principles of algorithm design for biological datasets, and analyze influential problems and techniques. We use these to analyze real datasets from large-scale studies in genomics and proteomics. The topics covered include: Genomes: biological sequence analysis, hidden Markov models, gene finding, RNA folding, sequence alignment, genome assembly Networ
How to Make Baby Pants from a Tshirt
This is a three minute tutorial on making baby or toddler pants out of a tshirt.A sewing machine required. It is easy to follow and would make a good class room project with donated materials and parental assistance.
English Tutorial on Jane Schaeffer Body Paragraph Format
This nine minute video explains the Jane Schaeffer body paragraph writing format and includes the purpose of each of the eight sentences and provide a sample paragraph. Unfortunately, this video is all talking and there isn't any examples shown. A good overview to start this process.
Asian stocks fall despite EU pledge
July 12 - Asian stocks fall despite EU pledge to help Greece and other EU debtors; including allowing a selective default to help Athens deal with its debt. Arnold Gay, reports.
Hurricane Bonnie Dissolving Crystal Cathedral
A fly in to a set of nested 3D isosurfaces of constant precipitation density for Hurricane Bonnie, measured by TRMM on August 22, 1998. The isosurfaces a removed one-by-one until only the highest density surface remains, then the surfaces are restored in reverse order.
In search of new sensations
You will write a speech about alternative sports, you will summarize the reasons for choosing this activity by elaborating on the advantages and disadvantages.
Fact-sheet with images about the Northern Renaissance artist Jan Van Eyck and one of his paintings, the Arnolifini Wedding.
Goldfish have fins to swim with, a tail to steer and swim with, and gills to breathe with. They also have scales for protection. Goldfish live in water.
Five Senses: Smell
Humans are able to smell through use of their noses. Molecules of odor are released by particular sources. These molecules are inhaled by humans through their nasal openings. The molecules are absorbed by mucus and interpreted by the brain as smell.
The food pyramid is a guide released by the U.S. government. It is a graphical representation of what the daily diet of an American should consist of.
Verzekerd tegen bliksemschade?
At the end of this unit you can respond to a claim for compensation for the damage caused by a thunderstorm.
Plain brown envelopes
Professor Raghavendra Rau reveals that firms bribing their way to contracts under-perform for up to three years before and after securing the work for which the bribe was paid.
Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
Knowledge Mapping QuickStart Guide
Compendium is a software tool for visual thinking. You can use it to cluster and connect icons linked to ideas, concepts, arguments, websites and documents. Use it just for personal reflection as you study or work on a problem, or share your maps with others... your summary of a topic, or a learning path through the maze of the Web, might really help someone else!