6.3 Summary of Section 5
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see http://www.open.ac.uk/conditions terms and conditions), this content is made available under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2

Deborah Gordon Digs Ants
With a dusty backhoe, a handful of Japanese paint markers and a few students in tow, Deborah Gordon digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert in search of keys to understanding complex systems. Deborah has spent years sucking insects from their nests, color-coding their abdomens with paint pens, and monitoring the movements of individual ants within colonies. She specifically discusses the ants life cycle, mating habits, colony size and age, task allocation, network of chambers, forging, and
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Derived copy of Storytelling
Antonio Quintas-Mendes
Storytelling significa contar histórias. É utilizada pelo ser humano desde primórdios tempos. Estes tinham o habito de narrar histórias cotidianas vividas em seu contexto, como caçadas, fugas, […]

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Electric Ray
This is a video featuring the Electric Ray. (01:22) The video is too short and makes you want to know more. The end of the video is an advertisement.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

POL101 American Institutions #12 Sp14
American Institutions with Ginger Silvera "Armed Aggression" www.youtube.com/csuDHTV
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Protractor angles

Protractor angles
Protractor angles
Rating 0/10
Views
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Politics and the Price of War
From a billion dollars sought for embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan to May's highest casualties for US forces in Iraq since September, the wars abroad are taking their toll on our nation. Bill Moyers sits down with award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill to examine the human and financial costs of America's wars. Scahill is author of the best-selling book Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army. And, from headlines surrounding the health care debate
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Appoint a Committee!

The practice of committees, boards, or councils presuming to represent the views of vast constituencies occurs in educational and religious associations, in trade and commercial organizations — indeed, in an
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Sr Jordan sings "¡Feliz Navidad!"
This video features Senor Jordan singing and playing "Feliz Navidad" on the guitar.  The words to the song appear on the bottom of the screen. This video would be helpful in a Spanish class or for "Christmas Around the World" lessons. ( 2:18)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

John Marshall and Roger Taney
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "The Court took a step forward in 1801, when John Marshall became chief justice. Marshall recognized that the Court needed to take its proper place as one of the three equal branches of government and that the Court could act as a major policy shaper for the nation."  (Video is  of high quality with slides and narration.)

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Ampliación de Topografía Minera
La asignatura se sitúa en tercer curso, primer cuatrimestre, de la especialidad de Explotación de Minas del título de Ingeniero Técnico de Minas. Se trata de una asignatura obligatoria, es decir propia de nuestra Universidad, y que no figura en los planes de estudios de otras universidades. 
Author(s): Antonio García Martín

License information
Related content

Attribution Non-Comercial Share Alike (by-nc-sa)

The Pampas of Europe (Hortobagy) - 1933
About a hundred miles north-east of Budapest lies a great level stretch of land known as the Hortobagy Plain. This 2:23 old video shows it and provides students a look at what life was like prior to the modern era. Using Google to show this land would be of value.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

License information
Related content

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

Simon Napier-Bell - the Music Industry, Past, Present and Future
For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson - Impact of Trauma on the Brain
Dr. Allison Sampson Jackson speaks at University of Richmond's Law School on the Impact of Trauma on the Brain. April 1, 2014.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Asia Week Ahead: China leadership, Indonesia data in focus
Sept. 28 - A possible announcement on the 18th Party Congress in China and Indonesian economic data are on the mind of Breakingviews Asia Editor Peter Thal Larsen as he discusses the week ahead in Asia.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Doing the Right Thing - Corporate Social Responsibility in a global marketplace
 Professor Jeremy Moon

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies.  As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in.

Professor Jeremy Moon (Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility at the Author(s): No creator set

Ocean Acidification Symposium - Recent advances in measurement of seawater pH
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Hugh Doyle's research focuses on accurate measurement of the pH in seawater. He explains some of the short-comings of even the most accurate measurement tool: Spectrophotometry
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Babbage: April 30th 2014


Author(s): The Economist

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Portishead and Purple Haze in Portland
  Dr Kim Elliott

Forty four years ago, the student-led CD and Record Library opened its doors to staff and students at the University of Nottingham. It started out life as a jazz library but has since grown to boast a collection of more than 12,000 albums in all sorts of genres.

It's thought to be the biggest university library of its kind in the country.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content