President Kaler tours the University of Minnesota campus
Before he started as the University of Minnesota's 16th president, Eric Kaler and his wife Karen embarked on a sweeping tour of campus, to re-familiarize themselves with the school where Eric earned his PhD in chemical engineering in 1982. They covered both the East and West Banks as well as the St. Paul campus, even making an impromptu stop at the U's Dairy Lab!
The Best Preparation for the SATs
The Best Preparation for the SATs - Gaston Caperton, president and CEO of The College Board, talks about how doing your homework everyday is the best preparation for the SAT. (02:22)
Landsat 7 Looks at Barriers
Near infrared data makes some areas on the reef jump out in bright red relief. The near infrared band best gathers the electromagnetic signature of a thriving ecosystem.
Reading, speaking: Moving abroad
You practice reading comprehension by means of texts about moving abroad. You will be able to provide a reasoned (oral) argument of the advantages and disadvantages of emigration.
Student Presentation #2
June 21, 2011 A group of graduate student present Dr. Cesar Hidalgo's work on The Building Blocks Of Economic Complexity. The stepping stone, Adam Smith and his work in trying to understand why different countries had differing diversity of capabilities, the students used a Method of Reflection for quantification purposes in which they validated their findings by producing a model. They strived to understand why countries were linked to products and vice versa, why products were not linked to pr
Clinical Examinations in Surgery: Components of the History in Surgery This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module, the first of seven in the series, explores the basic guidelines for surgery and the components history taking. The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to internal medicine. The disease profile, howeve
This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module, the first of seven in the series, explores the basic guidelines for surgery and the components history taking.
The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to internal medicine. The disease profile, howeve
Floors and Concrete - Crossword
An interactive crossword (Requires Java) which covers terms and definitions relating to floors and concrete. Can be completed online or on a printed sheet.
Blending Science and Art with Landsat (Lena River Delta Lithograph)
Lena Delta is part of a collection of images of the Earth from space called, Landsat: Earth as Art. The images are designed to capture the attention of people who might not otherwise be interested in remote sensing. The images link the disciplines of science and art, and can be used to teach how the creative aspects of those disciplines employ similar human skills. The Lena Delta lithograph is intended to help the layperson understand the images better, particularly to help parents investigate t
Preparation of Mammalian Meiotic Chromosomes and Spermatozoa/Obtaining Early Mammalian Embryos and P
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in reproductive and developmental biology, including student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #2 - Relaxing in the Evening with Mexican Spanish
“Since you’ve moved to Mexico to study Mexican Spanish, you’ve worked non-stop! The only time you have to yourself is when you go home in the evening, and this is the perfect time to study Mexican Spanish. Work, study and no time to relax…how unfair is that! But you’ve figured out a way to do [...]
Inequalities and Absolute Value Homework -- Sample Test: Inequalities and Absolute Values
This module provides a sample test on inequalities and absolute values.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Kicking homophobia out of football
In this video we go behind the scenes at the recent Justin Campaign event, hosted at the University, by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Questioning staff network (LGBTQ). The Justin event is held in memory of Justin Fashanu, a talented, openly gay professional footballer, who committed suicide after being forced out of the game because of his sexuality.
TaDa for Online Writing Checklist
Comprehensive Assessment: A New York City Success Story
Through constant investment in the assessment process, both students and teachers strive for true learning at School of the Future, a 6-12 school in Manhattan. (3:23)
The Rothbardian Theory of Taxes Genetic Mutation Medical Instrumentation 5th Grade Reciprocal Teaching
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Beginning Transcript: "Mutations are very important concept in Biology. They're the process by which new genes can be created creating new opportunities for evolution to occur. Now how do mutations occur? There's two major ways that you can have a mutation occur." (08:22)
Students will discuss the special considerations that must be made when dealing with the human body, and will gain an appreciation for the amazing devices that have improved our quality of life. They will also explore how " ˜Form Fits Function'. This lesson should serve as a starting point for students to begin to ponder how the medical devices in their everyday lives actually work.
This is an example of using Reciprocal Teaching Strategy in a fifth grade classroom. Our school is using this student-centered approach to help our students become better readers. (9:49)
5th Grade Reciprocal Teaching