IDS350 Session 8 Fall 2011
IDS350 Gardens of California - Session eight 10/23/11 Jerry Turney
Adult Monarch butterfly
The Monarch butterfly is an insect and has six legs and two sets of wings. The butterfly drinks using a straw-like mouth structure.
Leaf Area Index for Africa September, 2000, through May, 2001
MODIS observations also allow scientists to track two vital signs of Earths vegetation. At Boston University, a team of researchers is using MODIS data to create global estimates of the green leaf area of Earths vegetation and how much sunlight the leaves are absorbing. Called LAI, for Leaf Area Index, and FPAR, for Fraction of absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation, both pieces of information are necessary for understanding how sunlight interacts with the Earths vegetated surfaces-from th
Avalanche Dogs: Ray Shriver
Meet Ray Shriver and his avalanche search dog Kita. Learn how dogs can follow their noses to save lives. (1:37)
How to Make a Stuffed Crust Pizza
This selection contains a video which shows a stuffed crust pizza being made step-by-step. Ingredients needed and directions appear in print. ( 1:35)
This health education program explains alopecia including the different types of hair loss, the causes, and the treatment options. It also reviews normal hair growth. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Weather Sayings Quiz
The pupil will learn about weather lore. The pupil will find out that there are many weather sayings. Pupils will explain in their own words a number of the sayings.
Baby chicks hatch from the eggs laid by adult hens. They are various different colors, are covered entirely by soft feathers, and have small wings and two feet.
Populism and the Tea Party in American Politics
Begun in 2009, the Tea Party movement is generally recognized as fiscally conservative, antigovernment, and a strict interpreter of the U.S. Constitution. The platform is resonating with many Americans. Hear a stellar lineup of panelists discuss how the Tea Party fits into the history of populist movements in American politics, how it may evolve and the long-term impact, and how we can promote civil discourse amid ideological differences. Bill Whalen Resident Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Sebastião Salgado: "Migrations"
Sebastião Salgado presented his lecture as the 2001-2002 Avenali Chair in the Humanities at the Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley. Educated as an economist, Salgado began his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. From 1986 to 1992 he documented manual labour world wide, resulting in a book and exhibition called Workers. From 1993 to 1999, he turned his attention to the global phenomenon of the mass displ
Hoping for help at home
Oct. 25 - Long Island homeowner Magalene McClarrin owes more than her house is worth and hopes to benefit from a new government plan that could help homeowners like her refinance. Bobbi Rebell reports.
20111021 - Protein Prediction 2 - Individualized Medicine
Course: Protein Prediction 2 Title: Individualized Medicine - Our Work Speaker: Burkhard Rost Date: 20111021 Semester: Winter 2011
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Bubble Guppies: Bunch of Bones
This video explains why bones are important and mentions several body parts. The kids love the catchy song and it really captures their attention. Great for ESL students. (1:32)
CSR as a Quality Enabler
“Sustainability” is about more than being environmentally or socially responsible. The story of Tchibo Coffee shows that it can also give customers consistent quality.
Joe Manno • Northeastern Men's Hockey Pregame • Oct 26, 2011
First-year forward Joseph Manno starred in the Boston College contest on Oct. 22, posting a two-goal game in just his fifth-career outing for his first points as a Husky. Justin Daniels is the only other skater to have put away two goals in a game (Oct. 7 -- Massachusetts) this year. Of NU's 26 skaters on the roster, only four other Huskies have scored twice in one game in their careers including Mike McLaughlin, Justin Daniels, Alex Tuckerman and Robbie Vrolyk. Manno was named Pro Ambitions Hoc
Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
Phonics Song: Beginning Blends With Miss Jenny
Children learn how to blend sounds to read advanced words in "Beginning Blends." (0:58)
"Love, Splat" written by Rob Scotton-(Splat the Cat Series)-Book Trailer
Watch an animated trailer for Love, Splat, the new book from Rob Scotton. The lovable but insecure feline from Splat the Cat (2008) returns to celebrate Valentine’s Day. He has a crush on Kitten, but whenever they meet she pulls his ears, ties his tail, and calls him smelly. His classmate Spike—who has his own crush on Kitten—does his best to convince Splat that Kitten doesn’t return his affections. Fortunately, Kitten is able to see through Spike’s amorous pro
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)