Reading the Code of Life DNA is central to cell activity, replicating with great fidelity and carrying the information for all proteins. Organisms also regulate the products made from genes in an effort to conserve energy and adapt to new environments.
DNA is central to cell activity, replicating with great fidelity and carrying the information for all proteins. Organisms also regulate the products made from genes in an effort to conserve energy and adapt to new environments.
Microbial populations achieve genetic diversity through horizontal gene transfer. Bacteria may transfer genes from one to another by conjugation, transformation, or transduction. Scientists often exploit these processes through recombinant DNA.
Treating Depression: Electroconvulsive Therapy
Provides a clear and dramatic presentation of the process and some of the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).
Hypnotic Dissociation and Pain Relief
Describes what goes on during hypnosis and looks at states of consciousness, hypnosis as a phenomenon, and the therapeutic use of hypnosis in treating arthritis.
Macro to Micro Structures
This program deals with the conceptualization of micro processes and environments. It involves teaching chemistry through macro phenomena, which can be observed, and micro processes, which occur on the molecular level, and can only be imagined. Conceptual change must occur in order for students to understand chemical phenomena. Teaching for conceptual change poses a grea
Workshop 7: Heat, Work, and Efficiency
A machine's energy output cannot be greater than its input. In this session, look at the energy that goes into useful work, examine how some always ends up as heat, and see why systems are never 100% efficient.
Workshop 2: Drag Races
Forces can help put objects into motion and can also bring moving objects to a stop. In this workshop, fifth-grade students explore the physics of motion using plastic cars with strings and washers attached to provide a pulling force. The students test the speed of the vehicles and explain what forces bring the vehicles to a stop, as the cars collide with and displace ba
The Two Questions of Calculus
This is an outstanding video of an overview of calculus. The instructor explains in easy-to-understand terms and with humor. The information given is clearly presented with two screens: one with the instructor in the corner and one of him writing. For high school students. (09:29)
Discovery - First Time Machine
What does a cup of coffee have to do with the speed of light? Watch this clip taken from the Discovery Channel documentary 'The First Time Machine' (05:31) to find out.
Learn French--Learn 10 Sentences, Part 1
Learn 10 simple French sentences. Each sentence is said by a native French speaker 3 times. When the head on the right side 'blinks', that is the time for the viewer to say the sentence aloud. Each sentence is accompanied by an appropriate image. The video would be better served if there was a English translation.
(Some of the simple sentence in English are: He sings. He cuts the meat. He runs. He doubted.)
English as Second Language Vocabulary Lesson-Health Symptoms-What's Wrong?
This video was designed to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. The focus of this video is health symptoms. A matching picture is shown as the commentator speaks the phrase twice. This is a good resource for our English as Second Language Learners, our youngest learners, and our special education students (1:54).
Parts of a Story
This video describes the parts of a story - setting, plot, character(s), conflict, and point of view. For each of these categories slides are presented while an off-screen narrator discusses the slide. discuss what is included for each one. Good information. Slides are text heavy. (8:20)
Introduction To Singapore Math
This is a brief introduction (slide show) to Singapore Math.
Math Lessons : How Doctors Use Math
Doctors use math to check ratios in things like cholesterol levels. Discover how doctors use math with tips from a mathematics teacher. Fernando Millan is the owner and founder of Math Specialists LLC and has taught college mathematics courses at Miami Dade Community College, Barry University, and University of Florida, among others.
Basic Mathematics : Learning Basic Math
Basic math is learning the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Use basic mathematics concepts for everyday life, like counting money and balancing a check book, with help from a math teacher in this video on mathematics. There are English captions at the bottom of the screen.
Expert: Jimmy Chang
Bio: Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nearly a decade. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, a
How to Insert a Picture in a Microsoft Word Document
Make your school projects look better! This video is for Microsoft Word but would work for Open Office or other types of word processors as word processors have very similar features.
How to Set Up Shortcut Keys in Microsoft Word
Setting up shortcut keys in Microsoft Word makes word processing quicker and can make more professional documents easier to produce. Use shortcuts for word processing with an IT specialist.
How to Make a Line Graph in Microsoft Word
To make a line graph in Microsoft Word, select the "Graph" icon under the "Insert" tab, select a line graph and enter in the data to the spreadsheet that opens up on the right. Create a line graph using Microsoft Word with IT help from a software developer in this video on computers.
Dave Andrews is a software developer that holds a degree in computer science. Currently, he is employed by a government IT department.
Filmmaker: Tim Brown
How to Adjust and Change Line Spacing in Microsoft Word
To adjust and change line spacing in Microsoft Word, click on the desired text, select "Alignment and Spacing" from the formatting palette and find "Line Spacing" to choose single, one and a half or double spacing. Adjust the line spacing in a Word document with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (01:37) This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to full screen to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.<
Desmond Tutu Interview on Leadership
The 1984 Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu discusses what makes a good leader. Vague information. Of limited use.
Run time 3:44