National Anthem Sung by the Cactus Cuties
These young ladies should inspire all of us with their rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner'. The Cactus Cuties sing the National Anthem to open the 43rd Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Las Vegas.
Differentiation of morphology and reproductive traits in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): a c
House Finches (CarpQdacqs mexiCAnuS) were introduced to Long Island, New York from southern'California in 1940. Apparently, an initial sample of less than 100 birds has given rise to a population that now occupies much of the eastern United States. This study was to determine if morphological and reproductive changes have taken place in introduced eastern birds, which have colonized a novel environment. A study area in Goleta, California (CAL) represented the parental population whereas for comp
Venom! is an activity center about protein folding. It includes an activity (you can build your own protein channel from paper), a computer game, and an article about protein science. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist and the Arizona Science Center, Venom! uses the idea of scorpion venom to help students explore protein science.
World of Biology
The World of Biology features engaging stories on all things biology, from bird or insect ecology, to nervous system physiology, to predictions of species' ranges. Each story has a main page and subpages (found in the right-hand menu). Most of our stories also have an associated quiz set. Created by Arizona State University's Ask A Biologist.
Excerpted from NOVA: "Surviving AIDS," this video segment showcases the work of Drs. David Ho and Stephen O'Brien. By examining the "outliers" -- in this case, people like Steve Crohn, whose cells repeatedly resisted HIV infection -- Ho and his colleagues found a genetic mutation that prevents the HIV virus from entering the cell. This video segment includes animation of HIV entering a white blood cell through the CD-4 and CCR-5 receptors on the cell's surface. Some individuals have no CCR-5 gen
The Short U Sound
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
When you travel the internet the URL is the address of a specific site. It is a resource found on the internet. A collection of sites is searched to give you results. When you find what you are looking for question is the site valid? Look for the Author, is he/she an expert in their field, what evidence is there to support that the information is true? (1:21)
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Crohns Disease Module 11: Resources
Learn what support groups and events are available and how to get involved with the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, including the benefits of being involved. (4:02)
International Women’s Day – Women in WWI Resources
It’s International Women’s Day and we have a range of resources to provide some new perspectives on women and World War I. Those familiar with the site may have noticed we do not have a theme entitled ‘women’s experience’. This … Continue reading
The Tale of the Sun and the Moon - Song
"The Tale of the Sun and the Moon" is a lullaby about why the Sun is up during the day and Moon is up at night. Includes colorful cartoon slides. (2:58)
How Foreign Acquisitions Boost Productivity at Home
Foreign expansion can be more than just a gateway to new markets. When acquired in context, overseas companies can provide the capabilities and skills to raise productivity in operations back home.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
How to Study Effectively
A two minute video that quickly reviews tips to study better from getting the right equipment, place, and materials before you start. This video has lots of good ideas and is well worth showing students. Visualizing is also stressed as a form of mentally preparing for a test as the Greeks did.
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
Lecture by Tom Strala
Presented by the Furniture Program at California College of the Arts, this lecture was filmed on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus. Tom Strala is an architect who builds no houses, but rather tables, chairs, and lamps. Strala creates pieces with the idea that items for the home -- including basic necessities such as furniture and lighting -- should be designed with the intent that they are a work of sculptural art. Based in Switzerland, he consider
The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities