Schizophrenia: Pharmacological Treatment
Dr. Arnold Scheibel reviews the various ways in which schizophrenia has been treated since the 1950s, ranging from the use of physical restraints and cool baths to the administration of antipsychotic drugs. He and other psychiatrists elaborate on the ways in which drugs alter the chemistry of the brain. Drugs that are effective seem to reduce the levels of dopamine in th
Living With Amnesia: The Hippocampus and Memory
Amnesia appears in many different forms. This module shows how the extent and location of damage can result in varying levels of memory impairment. Footage of Mike, an amnesic individual, demonstrates the result of an injury to the hippocampus. Mike’s reaction to his memory deficit and drastic coping measures underscore the importance of memory to everyday functioning.
In certain situations, microbial control is a necessity. For instance, our food system requires sanitary conditions and hospitals require sterilization techniques. Here we see the options available for various levels of microbial control.
Treating Drug Addiction: A Behavioral Approach
Provides an example of how drug therapies incorporate the results of research on several levels of behavior, and shows how patients learn to deal with environmental triggers for cravings.
Energetics and Dynamics
This program emphasizes the importance of learning about energetics and dynamics in order to improve students’ understanding of basic principles of chemistry. The complexity of teaching concepts such as the collisions theory, reaction kinetics, and electronic energy levels is introduced using a variety of teaching strategies. These concepts are related to everyday phenomena thro
HIV and AIDS
Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments.
Healthy School Meals and Educational Outcomes
This is a research report published by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) that examines the impact of introducing healthy school meals on educational outcomes, as measured through Key Stage 2 test scores, within a single Local Authority. Claims are made that, following the implementation of the Jamie Oliver 'Feed Me Better' campaign in 2004, improvements were noted for test scores in English and science, and levels of authorised absence were reduced.
This video will show how to do a gymnastics floor routine and talks about point levels.
Social Alternatives in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the Progressive Era, lawmakers at both state and federal levels introduced laws and regulations to protect citizens at home and work. Although many states had already passed social-minded legislation before the Progressive Movement, many of the laws were poorly written and could not be adequately enforced. For example, in 1874, Massachusetts restricted women and children workers to 10-hour workdays. In 1882, New York attacked the sweatshops by prohibiti
Tutorial Letter: General Information and Overview of Programme
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
Have you ever wondered why overheating on a hot day and getting a fever when you're sick feel so different? Both involve an increase in your body's temperature. However, in one case your brain and body do everything they can to cool you off, while in the other they push the temperature inside your body to extreme levels. This video describes these two responses in detail and takes some of the mystery out of fever. The video also gives a simple introduction to homeostatis. Closed captioning inclu
Spanish Lesson - formal vs. informal
A very basic introduction to the difference between tú and usted. Figure out how to use different levels of formality along with some good examples in Spanish. (The quality could be a little better.)
Innovative Developments In Astronomy
A team of rocket scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Space Astronomy Laboratory talk about innovative developments such as the Star Tracker 5000, which offers important applications for the national space program. The device accurately orients spacecraft by tracking star fields with a high level of precision. The researchers also explain how they gather information with an ultraviolet telescope launched by rocket, providing insight into the levels of invisible light in the univer
Tax Man Max - School House Rock Song
This School House Rock song is all about taxes. The song gives examples for the different taxes and explains what items are tax deductible. The lyrics are fast and information is only touched on briefly. The video could be used for several age levels depending on the lesson. Run time 03:01.
Memory Madness: A Physical Education Game
This is an aerobic variation of the card game concentration. Excellent idea for all grade levels. Let the video run so you see the game in action. 02:17 run time
How to Treat Bad Breath
How to Treat Bad Breath. Part of the series: Dental Health. Bad breath can be treated by brushing the teeth, tongue and flossing so that all bacteria in the mouth is removed. This is a good 1:30 video that should not be ignored for student use at all levels.
Lesson 8 - Love and Marriage - English Vocabulary
A lesson in honor of Valentine's Day. Topic: Love and Marriage. Expressions for students at the upper intermediate and advanced levels.
Lesson 11a - FATHER'S DAY - English Vocabulary
PART ONE of a lesson in TWO parts. Topic: Father's Day. Language Focus: set phrases with "make". Levels: intermediate to advanced.
Giant Excavated Ant Colony Reveals Marvellous Wonder
Tons of cement are poured down a large ant colony and discover a virtual city. Massive. It is eight meters deep and 150 feet wide. Three minute video that can not be missed. Have the students quess how large it is before watching the video. Develop an appreciation of ants. A great video for all grade levels. Lots of lessons possible including hard work, team work, size does not matter, and why there are ants. Run time 03:15.
Documentary on Arctic Sea Ice Shrinking – Global Warming
During the summers of 2007 and 2008, year-round Arctic sea ice shrank to its lowest level since satellite records began 30 years ago. Some scientists now predict an ice-free Arctic summer by 2012. As snow and ice levels decline, sea-levels and weather patterns are affected which in turn impact plant, animal, and human life.