In this lesson, students learn some basic facts about asteroids in our solar system. The main focus is on the size of asteroids and how that relates to the potential danger of an asteroid colliding with the Earth. Students are briefly introduced to the destruction that would ensue should a large asteroid hit, as it did 65 million years ago.
Institute of Politics: A public address by the Honorable William Perry
United States Secretary of Defense, William Perry delivered the "2011 Robert McNamara Lecture on War and Peace" where he emphasized the need for worldwide nuclear disarmament.
242 GG "Like" Versus "Such As"
Learn when to use "like" and when to use "such as." Find out why "like" should be used for comparisons and "such as' should be used for examples and how to use commas with "such as." The Grammar Girl print book is now available on Amazon.com! http://tinyurl.com/2pkej7
"Manifest Destiny" Educational Rap by MC LaLa
The rap starts like this: "Here's a little story I'd like to tell about the land that we love and know so well it started small, not much to boast, just thirteen colonies on the east coast..." (03:24)
Bald Eagles Hatch
This is really two videos showing two eggs hatching as caught on a webcam. The sound is distracting, but it might be interesting for students who are not familiar with eagles and birds in general.
Postboxes in postcode IP17
A collection of postboxes in postcode IP17
Myasthenia Gravis - Motor Exam - Muscle Strength Sub-exam - Patient 11
Patient is a 52-year-old African American male who initially presented with diplopia and dysphagia about five years ago. Serologic testing demonstrated antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor, and repetitive nerve stimulation testing showed a decrement in CMAP at slow frequency repetitive stimulation. He now presents with generalized myasthenia, dysarthria, dysphagia and diplopia during a pyridostigmine-holiday for Tensilon testing.
2.3.2 Monitoring progress As the focus moves from preparation to action it is important to keep a check on what you are doing and how well you are doing it. Use your plan to help you review your progress, noting your successes and achievements as well as whether you met your deadlines and targets. Often, learning involves bringing together different activities, ways of studying and approaches to the subject. Consciously draw these different strands together, and don't be afraid to make changes where necessary to help
As the focus moves from preparation to action it is important to keep a check on what you are doing and how well you are doing it. Use your plan to help you review your progress, noting your successes and achievements as well as whether you met your deadlines and targets. Often, learning involves bringing together different activities, ways of studying and approaches to the subject. Consciously draw these different strands together, and don't be afraid to make changes where necessary to help
5.1 Difficulties in interpretation
Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
3.6 Length of torpor bouts in hibernation
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
Vetlesen Lectures - "The Last Great Frontier"
Robert Ballard, professor of oceanography and GSO alumnus, shares his passion for the ocean's depths and his quest to better understand and preserve our waters for future generations.
Beyond Black History Month
Go beyond approaches that marginalize African American history by "shifting the lens" to look at events from new perspectives. Black History Month can be a wonderful celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and culture. All too often, however, those contributions are heralded in February but seldom mentioned throughout the rest of the year. Ideally, every month’s history curriculum should include those contributions, but how do you integrate Africa
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
Teaching Arts Since 1950
This teaching packet is designed to help teachers, primarily in the upper grades, talk with their students about art produced since 1950 and some of the issues it raises. The focus is on selected works from the collection of the National Gallery of Art.This site provides a printable overview of mid to late twentieth-century art in the National Gallery's collections. Topics include abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism, conceptualism, performance art, process art, neoexpressionist, and post
Hot Apps: Parachute Panic, Dog-A-Pedia, Hairdo For You, Chicks'n'Vixens, Soundtrckr Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at: Please leave suggestions for hot apps that should be featured in the comments section, thanks!
Each week, Hot Apps will feature five of the hottest Windows Phone 7 apps. In this episode, Laura takes a look at:
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JHU Opportunity Journal -- Sara joins a sorority
The day after "bid" night, freshman Sara Madrigal is excited about joining a sorority.