Save the Oysters - Introducing Non-native Species to the Chesapeake Bay
Since the introduction of MSX and Dermo in the 1950’s, two infectious diseases that played a large role in the decline the Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population, several oyster hatcheries along the Eastern seaboard are working with scientists across many fields to develop innovative restoration programs. One idea is to introduce a non-native oyster from China called Crassostrea ariakensis. In this video podcast, MicrobeWorld talks about current research underway with C. ariakensis, the potentia
EE 120 - Lecture 27 - Signals and Systems
Structure and Interpretation of Systems and Signals - Spring 2007. This course is an introduction to mathematical modeling techniques used in the design of electronic systems. An important keyword here is "mathematical." Subjects we will cover include continous and discrete signals, with applications to audio, images, video, communications, and control; State-based models, beginning with automata and evolving to LTI systems; Frequency domain models for signals and frequency response for systems,
Numbers needed to treat and numbers needed to harm
This RLO considers how to measure and interpret the magnitude of effect in clinical trial results using number needed to treat (NNT) and number needed to harm (NNH).
Small Regulatory RNAs May Sharpen Spatial Expression Patterns
The precise establishment of gene expression patterns is a crucial step in development. Formation of a sharp boundary between high and low spatial expression domains requires a genetic mechanism that exhibits sensitivity, yet is robust to fluctuations, a demand that may not be easily achieved by morphogens alone. Recently, it has been demonstrated that small RNAs (and, in particular, microRNAs) play many roles in embryonic development. Whereas some RNAs are essential for embryogenesis, others ar
Greeks protest austerity measures
June 18 - Greeks protest a new belt tightening measure that they say will mean financial ruin for the average citizen. Deborah Gembara reports.
Back to School MMC Update 2008
This episode discusses the Fall 2008 semester hours, upcoming workshops, new computers, two new classrooms, and the most recent videos and audio CDs.
17.874 Quantitative Research Methods: Multivariate (MIT)
This course is the second semester in the statistics sequence for political science and public policy offered in the Political Science Department at MIT. The intellectual thrust of the course is a presentation of statistical models for estimating causal effects of variables. The model of an effect is a conditional mean (though we might imagine other effect). The notion of causality is the effect of one variable on another holding all else constant.
INTERACTIVE LOOK AT THE AMERICAN GOTHIC WITH A WHITEBOARD
THIS IS A BRIEF LOOK AT A FEW INTERACTIVE SLIDES MADE WITH MIMIO STUDIO SOFTWARE FOR USE WITH AN INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD. THE VIDEO LASTS THREE MINUTES AND DISPLAYS VARIOUS WAYS TO USE THE PAINTING TO CREATE INTEGRATED UNITS OF STUDY. A GOOD WAY TO GET STUDENTS TO THINK ABOUT ART IN DIFFERENT WAYS.
How the Skeletal System Works
Bones come in all shapes in sizes. Learn information about your skeletal systems as well as the location of some of the major bones in your body with this short, animated video by Kids Health.
The Formation of the Solar System
Seems to me Mr. Bighead is as much an actor as he is a scientist in this animated video. Here he plays two roles in which he debates with himself how our solar system was formed. You will learn about the nebular theory and planetesimal theory of formation.
Days of the Week Song
Sing-a-long to this familiar classroom days of the week song! Slide show with days of the week sung to the tune of Oh My Darling Clementine. (:21)
Continental Portuguese intermediate semester B
This module is aimed at students in year 2 semester B. The varied exercises cover a range of topics from Portuguese history to cooking. The transcript reader of the listening exercises allows students to identify words/passages they find difficult to understand.
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Lecture 31 - 11/17/2010
Learning Latin with Virgil - Pt. 5
Learning Latin with Virgil is a completely new and original Latin video series. It hopes to bring you engaging, effective and regular lessons to enhance your knowledge and enjoyment of Latin. In this series, the emphasis is on understanding the Latin you read, not on translating it. The course centers around the characters and the stories of the great epic work of Virgil, the Aeneid.
Georgie Smith - Acupuncturist
By: My name is Georgie Smith and I am an acupuncturist in Brisbane. I provide solutions like Natural Fertility Support, Natural Induction Methods, Labour induction Acupuncture, IVF support etc…
Venus: Death of a Planet
"From the fires of a sun's birth... twin planets emerged. Venus... and Earth. Two roads diverged in our young solar system. Nature draped one world in the greens and blues of life.
While enveloping the other in acid clouds... high heat... and volcanic flows. Why did Venus take such a disastrous turn?"
NOTE: There is very brief (a second), frontal female nudity of the antique sculpture of Venus. Narrated with English captions. Excellent computer animation.(22:09)
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers