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DNA: The Human Body Recipe
As a class, students work through an example showing how DNA provides the "recipe" for making our body proteins. They see how the pattern of nucleotide bases (adenine, thymine, guanine, cytosine) forms the double helix ladder shape of DNA, and serves as the code for the steps required to make genes. They also learn some ways that engineers and scientists are applying their understanding of DNA in our world.
Strong as the Weakest Link
To introduce the two types of stress that materials undergo compression and tension students examine compressive and tensile forces and learn about bridges and skyscrapers. They construct their own building structure using marshmallows and spaghetti to see which structure can hold the most weight. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the psychological concepts of stress and stress management, and complete a writing activity.
Urban Metabolism: Watching CO2 Change
Using an innovative observational array of micro-sensors, Ron Cohen is mapping plumes of carbon-dioxide emissions to trace them to their origin. As is well-known, these carbon emissions are having profound impacts on the temperature of the atmosphere, but this, in turn, has a large effect on clouds. Ronald C. Cohen, Director of the Berkeley Atmospheric Science Center, Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Chemistry and Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Be
AICGS At Issue Interview: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
AICGS Executive Director Jack Janes and Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, former Minister for Economic Affairs and Defense Minister for Germany, to discuss the common challenges facing Germany and the United States in today's global agenda.
Dia de los Muertos (en español)
Aquí tienen un video sobre el Día de Los Muertos en Santa Ana, CA. El video enseña ofrendas, comida, y cosas importantes de este día. Alomejor sería útil para un ejemplo auténtico de gente celebrando la vida de sus seres queridos. (2:38)
Say What?: -ug- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ug-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
Enkelvoudige rechtlijnige beweging : Practicum In dit practicum laat je een speelgoedauto op batterijen rijden over een gekenmerkte afstand. Telkens het autootje de kenmerken passeert wordt de tijd geregistreerd met behulp van een chronometer. Het werkblad voor dit practicum is …
In dit practicum laat je een speelgoedauto op batterijen rijden over een gekenmerkte afstand. Telkens het autootje de kenmerken passeert wordt de tijd geregistreerd met behulp van een chronometer.
Het werkblad voor dit practicum is …
Isaac Newton (HD 1080p)
English physicist and mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. (53:44)
Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion: Practice 1
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides a practice of Hypothesis Testing of Single Mean and Single Proportion as a part of Collaborative Statistics collection (col10522) by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean.
Art Center 4
Mark Russinovich: On Windows Azure IaaS, Sysinternals, Trojan Horse, Cybersecurity Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich joins us for an impromptu conversation about what he's been up to lately. Topics include the newly added Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support (as part of the Windows Azure June 2012 Release), virtual machines, software
Microsoft Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich joins us for an impromptu conversation about what he's been up to lately. Topics include the newly added Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support (as part of the Windows Azure June 2012 Release), virtual machines, software
Dollar Diversification Helps Euro
June 30 - The diversity of euro zone economies means investors can chose which risk they take on and this should help maintain the single currency's strength despite the Greek debt crisis, two top analysts say.
A livestock certified organic farm.
The video shows a livestock certified organic farm located in Ancramdale, New York in the U.S.A. The livestock consists of cattle, pigs and chicken.
Music: One Minute Music Lesson
People create musical performances all over the world. Students will watch a one-minute animation about the history of music, and explore the various types of music in countries such as Africa, Brazil and Japan.
ISS Update - June 12, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 12, 2012.
2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Tour of Kent Hance Chapel
A tour of the new Kent Hance Chapel on the campus of Texas Tech University.
"Insights from Infancy" - Johns Hopkins Provost's Lecture Series
Johns Hopkins University Provost's Lecture Series. Lisa Feigenson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, presents "Insights from Infancy: Seeking the Roots of Human Cognition", Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, March 15, 2012