Fire as part of an ecosystem
Fires occur naturally and are an important part of many ecosystems. Fires burn dead material to release nutrients, open space for many plants and animals, and help plants to release seeds.
How to prepare for a power cut
Op het einde van deze les kun je de preventieve maatregelen bespreken voor een elektriciteitspanne.
SAIS Commencement 2011 - Dean's Welcome by Jessica Einhorn
Dean's Welcome by Jessica Einhorn
Store hand tools correctly
Your task is to place each tool on the tool board in the correct position and record their names on a report form.
Personal protective equipment for use with
This topic is about personal protective equipment. Personal protective equipment, or safety clothing, must be worn when using any welding, cutting or soldering equipment.
This resource looks at the negotiation skills needed by employment consultants when working with job seekers and employers.
Recognise plants, products and
Learn how to recognise many common plants and say their names and products treatments and services in your workplace.
El Nino Monthly Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Stills: June 1997 through June 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature anomaly in the Pacific from June 1997 through June 1998 as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Worldliness, Citiness, Postcolonial Life and Thinking from the South
Achille Mbembe, Professor of Social Theory, University of Stellenbosch, gives the second 2011 Africa Studies Annual lecture on 26th May 2011.
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. 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 The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
1.3.1 Inheritance of colour in maize
This Unit looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosones of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduciton. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.
Pathways in Computer Science (captioned)
This video clip illustrates the diverse pathways that students pursue after receiving Bachelors degrees in computer science or computer engineering. (10:28)
Saltatory Conduction in Neurons
This 12 minute video is about saltatory conduction in neurons. Saltatory conduction works because of cytoplasm and the axon being electrically conductive. Because the cytoplasm and axon are electrically conductive, the myelin prevents electrical
charge to leak through the membrane. The video starts with a review and uses graphic cartoon images and a lecturer.
Inside the Lab: Daniel G. Anderson, Ph.D.
Learn more about the work that Professor Anderson’s lab is doing to create tiny nanoparticles that can deliver RNA to a cancer cell to stop tumor growth—and how they are collaborating with industry to speed development of this potential therapy.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition Part One
This two minute video is a quick overview of the venture. Contains a script of the narration.
Learn about The Vietnam War 1954 - 1975 Map
Using a map of the area, this four-minute video gives a good overview of the Vietnam War.
Students explore the physical and psychological effect of stress and tension on human beings. They develop their observing, thinking, writing and teamwork skills by working on a group art project and reporting about it. They learn about the stages of group formation, group dynamics and team member roles that make for effective teams. In the process, they discover how collective action can foster a sense of community support, which can alleviate personal feelings of stress and tension. Note: The
STS-135 Crew Profile
The last flight of the U.S. space shuttle is a return flight to the International Space Station for each of the four astronauts aboard Atlantis.
3.3 Senses: vision
The powerful and majestic carnivores are the focus of many television documentaries. In this unit we will delve into the lives of these fearsome hunters and explore their physical adaptations and social behaviour. This is the fifth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.