The Use of the LEGO MINDSTORMS System in Modeling: The Foraging Behavior and Strategies of Simple An
The LEGO MINDSTORMS system provides a rich simulation environment for evolutionary adaptation and animal behavior. It includes both hardware and software that may be considered analogous to anatomical features and behavioral repertoire respectively. The system is off-the-shelf which minimizes set-up and preparation time. Conversely, its components are capable of considerable customization and expansion if desired. The MINDSTORMS system makes clear that form, function, and behavior of animals are
"There Grew Up this Whole Culture and Feeling of Sisterhood:" Shelley Ettinger Recalls Working for t
Although the 1970's saw an increase of women entering non-traditional and unionized jobs, many skilled and building trades remained effectively closed to women. As a result, in many cities throughout the 1970's and 1980's, private and city bus companies provided important opportunities for women interested in non-traditional jobs. Boasting large numbers of women and lesbians and an atmosphere of social tolerance, these jobs were seen as gay-friendly and provided female workers with a strong voic
Vous connaissez le chemin the Santenay?: giving a route description
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to write a summary of a route description.
To Clone or Not to Clone: That is the Question?
Students will learn the basics of cloning through some interactive web sites. Students will then be able to decide on whether to clone or not to clone and develop a well researched and supported debate topic. Students will make connections to the novel "The House of the Scorpion" after completing this project.
22. The Perfect Picnic Menu (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com – Episode #22 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful “Listen Up & Learn” lesson series is entitled “The Perfect Picnic Menu” – Longtime VIP Member and friend Maria, who lives and works near Florence in Italy, sent us “una email molto divertente” (a very funny email). She says: “Next week, I’m organizing [...]
På onsdagen berättade Klartext att många personer med funktionshinder inte får den hjälp de behöver. Vi berättade att en del äldre i Malmö ska övervakas med kameror i sina sovrum. Programmet handlade också om de hemska fånglägren i Nordkorea som blir allt större.
The Solar System - Space School
This four minute video is about how the solar system was formed. Planets were formed by pieces of debris colliding into each other
until it formed a planet. The sun's gravity held them in orbit. Each of the planets is quickly shown with some debate about Pluto. Dwarf planets are explained. A good overview.
The Senses: Seeing - by StudyJams
There are many parts to the human eye, all of which work together to both perceive and respond to light. Impulses that they eye observe are sent through nerve fibers to the brain, where they are analyzed. Learn more about your sense of sight with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Soccer Tricks: Scissors
This selection features a video of a licensed soccer coach demonstrating the soccer trick called scissors. The coach explains the strategy as it is demonstrated. ( 1:10)
Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work | The Crown Jewels | PBS
The British crown jewels are so precious that they travel in secret and can only be handled by one man, the crown jeweler. He gives a guided tour of the crown, which Queen Elizabeth II dons for the incredibly lush and symbolic ceremony that opens Parliament each year. (01:48)
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
Amoretti "My Love is like to ice, and I to fire" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Edmund observes that love contradicts the First Law of Thermodynamics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics What follows is not mine - it's a translation of Alfred Adler: Love, with its fulfilment, marriage, is the most intimate to devotion toward a partner of the other sex, expressed in physical attraction, in comradeship, and in the decision to have children. It can easily be shown that love and marriage are one side of cooperation -- not a cooperation for the welfare of two
Authors@Google: Gary Taubes
Gary Taubes spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 2, 2011 about his book Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It. About the book: An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes. Building upon this critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes revisits the urgent question of what's making us fat and how we can change in this exciting new book. Persuasive, straightforward, and practical, Why We Get Fat makes Taubess crucial
Guide to the Records of Leonard P. Kane Relating to the Appraisal of Properties for Proposed Nike Mi
This collection contains the property appraisal records of Leonard P. Kane, appraiser, for private property to be used by the United States Army for the building of twelve Nike air defense missile bases surrounding Pittsburgh, PA, 1954-1958.
CHIN 201-01, Intermediate Chinese, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the instructor.,In addition to the same objectives for the first year, this course aims at improving students’ aural-oral skills to achieve fluency and comprehension, further developing their proficiency in reading for understanding, and enhancing their ability to write in Chinese and to translate from Chinese into English and vice versa. At the end of the year course students should be able to read authentic mater
BIOL 141-01, Biology II, Laboratory, Spring 2006
After successfully completing this laboratory course, the student should be able to 1) recognize and understand some of the diversity of adaptations among living organisms 2) describe the basic processes and stages of vertebrate development 3) apply the scientific method to the study of animal development, plant growth, physiology, behavior, and ecology, and 4) appropriately use references and statistical analyses.,This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by t
ANSO 103-01, Introductory Anthropology, Fall 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human
STS.427 The Civil War and the Emergence of Modern America, 1861-1890 (MIT)
Using the American Civil War as a baseline, the course considers what it means to become "modern" by exploring the war's material and manpower needs, associated key technologies, and how both influenced the United States' entrance into the age of "Big Business." Readings include material on steam transportation, telegraphic communications, arms production, naval innovation, food processing, medicine, public health, management methods, and the mass production of everything fro
Romanian Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox, hepatitis A, and hepatitis B vaccinations. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.