6 Creating a learning contract
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
Values in Context: Journalists' understanding of press freedom and press responsibility. A 4 country
Katrin Voltmer, Leeds University gives a talk for the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism Hilary term 2011 seminar series.
This RLO considers the type of evidence which should be used when making decisions about patient care.
Signal Transduction and the Control of the Cell Cycle in Yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae: A Collabora
This resource is a detailed protocol for carrying out a two-week laboratory exercise examining signal transduction in cells. It also introduces students to some of the realities of scientific endeavors by creating a collaborative working environment between advanced and introductory biology students in different courses.
In this exercise, students examine several components of reasoning with the purpose of helping the student see how these are used in developing a personal problem solving technique. The students work through three exercises: determining an object in a sealed box, identifying a series of unknown household chemicals, and identifying the rules that determine responses in a computer simulation.
Slide Right on By Using an Inclined Plane
Students explore building a pyramid, learning about the simple machine called an inclined plane. They also learn about another simple machine, the screw, and how it is used as a lifting or fastening device. During a hands-on activity, students see how the angle of inclination and pull force can make it easier (or harder) to pull an object up an inclined plane.
Transgenic Mice Training Video (Part1), BSRC Alexander Fleming, Greece
How to conduct genetic experiments with mice. Part 1. Mugen NoE, Transgenic Mice Training Video
Transgenic Mice Training Video (Part2), BSRC Alexander Fleming, Greece
How to conduct genetic experiments with mice. Part 2. Mugen NoE, Transgenic mice, Dr. Kollias George, Biomedical Sciences Research Center "Alexander Fleming" www.fleming.gr
The American Museum of Natural History is home to the world's largest collection of vertebrate fossils, totaling nearly one million specimens. This Web site offers visitors a virtual visit to the Museum's famed Fossil Halls. It features seven sections along with a brief introduction, a Teacher's Guide, and information about the Museum's Division of Paleontology.
Wiggle -- Predicting Functionally Flexible Regions from Primary Sequence
The Wiggle series are support vector machine-based predictors that identify regions of functional flexibility using only protein sequence information. Functionally flexible regions are defined as regions that can adopt different conformational states and are assumed to be necessary for bioactivity. Many advances have been made in understanding the relationship between protein sequence and structure. This work contributes to those efforts by making strides to understand the relationship between p
Trudy Forte presents ""Drugs for Brain Tumors""
Trudy Forte discusses her work developing nano-sized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles that can be used as a safe and effective means of delivering anticancer drugs to brain tumors, particularly the most common malignant brain tumor in adults and one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Series: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Summer Lecture Series [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 13002]
Vehicular Ad-hoc Network Simulations with JANE
In this video we use the JANE simulator to present the relation between the performance of the IEEE 802.11b standard and the number of hops involved in the transmission of files when using car-to-car communications in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs). For more info, please visit: CARLINK
A Seasonal Guide to New York City's Invertebrates
This engaging illustrated guide gives an introduction to the local invertebrates one can see in various habitats of New York City and offers suggestions for where and when to search for them, along with information on how best to protect them. The Seasonal Guide is being distributed at no charge throughout the City to parks, nature centers, and other organizations involved in public education and conservation.
Two quick tips to stay on top of literature and other online information using Google
Behind in the literature? Losing track of valuable web pages and information you found online? This brief video shows how to use some of Google's free tools, Notebook and Reader, to help you manage these problems. You can use Google Notebook as an online scrapbook to instantly save pieces of text, web pages and even images to your own personal notebook. You can use Google Reader to help you get on top of the literature and then stay on top without any extra effort.
Tumour cords' growth in a vascular network
Evolutions of oxygen concentration and formation of hypoxic zones during tumor growth in the vascular network. This simulation was produced with an experimental modification to the model, where vessels are oxygen sources inside the simulation domain, cells do not switch to anaerobic metabolism in this simulation. For more information refer to http://code.google.com/p/cord/.
Astro Viz: Cassini-Huygens Explores Saturn
Our innovative Science Bulletins include interactive data visualizations that offer a three-dimensional journey through the cosmos. Published in January 2005, this Astro Viz takes a look at the Cassini spacecraft and its Huygens probe.
Prokaryotes and eukaryotes
This RLO describes the characteristics of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells.
Cohort and case-controlled studies
This RLO explains what are case-control and cohort studies, and outlines the difference between them.
UCSD Organic Lab: Recrystallization
Demonstration of lab procedures for recrystallization. For further details about UCSD Professor Haim Weizman's organic lab and classes please visit: http://chem-courses.ucsd.edu/CoursePages/Uglabs/143A_Weizman/
Wisskomm Vodcast, 49. Woche 2007
German Vodcast about Science Communication. Diese Woche unter anderem über die Übertragung des Deutschen Forschungspreises, die Studie "Scientific Research in the Media", Sciencebridge in Kassel, den Vortrag von Robert Full bei TEDtalks, den Vergleich von Wikipedia und Brockhaus und den Start von "scienceblogs" in Deutschland. Die Studie "Scientific Research in the Media" können Sie hier herunterladen. Die Wisskomm Wochenschau ist eine Gemeinschaftsproduktion von Wisskomm e.v.und dem autoren(