fdf (Foundation Degree Forward)
fdf (Foundation Degree Forward) is a national body that supports the development and validation of high quality foundation degrees. It is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to support employer engagement across work based higher education programmes generally and in relation to foundation degrees specifically. fdf works in partnership with all relevant agencies, institutions, organisations and interest groups to ensure that the development of work-based higher lev
Factors Affecting the Spread of Disease in Human Populations
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in epidemiology, including student outlines,pre-lab questions, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Harriet Beecher Stowe & "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
The story of the great anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a book that stirred the country against slavery just prior to the Civ...
29.04.2011 - Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Nach dem Scheitern einer Verurteilung Syriens im Weltsicherheitsrat will die Europäische Union nun im Alleingang Konsequenzen aus dem brutalen Vorgehen syrischer Sicherkeitskräfte gegen friedliche Demonstranten ziehen. Die EU-Botschafter der Mitgliedsstaaten kommen an diesem Freitag in Brüssel zusammen, um über S
Klartext handlar i dag om att många människor har dödats efter stora tornado-stormar i USA. Vi berättar också om ett stort vulkan-utbrott på Island som kan göra det farligt att flyga med flygplan. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Thinking Brain"
If there is one thing that makes you different from other animals, it is your extraordinary ability to think. Like other thinking species, humans don't just react to the world as it is: We reflect on the past, imagine what could be, and then plan ways to make our thoughts become reality. Our brain's advanced outer layer, or cortex, enables us to remember past events and predict the future consequences of our actions before we make decisions. We can think about thinking, and use language to excha
Kirk Hawkins & Jane Robelot -- "Celebration of Clemson Alumni Entrepreneurs"
The mission of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership is to support educational, research and outreach programs that promote entrepreneurial activity and economic development of the region, state and nation. The focus is on wealth creation through entrepreneurial activity. http://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/spiro/
Drum Roll Please Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
The causes of income inequality and the role of social welfare policy are examined. Updated 2003. (28:29)
Fossils - by StudyJams
Fossils are preserved traces of remains of living things. Paleontologists who study fossils look for teeth, bones, shells, petrified wood, molds and casts, traces of carbon shadows, or even entire animals. Learn more about fossils with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Professional Learning Communities: Concepts in Action in a Principal Preparation Program, an Element
The Professional Learning Community model has moved to the forefront in the field of education as one of the most effective frameworks to improve student achievement and overall school success. “When a school or district functions as a professional learning community (PLC), educators within the organization embrace high levels of learning for all students as both the reason the organization exists and the fundamental responsibility of those who work within it” (Dufour, 2006, p. 3). The resea
This patient education program discusses glaucoma including the anatomy of the eye, types of glaucoma, symptoms and risks, diagnosis, treatment options, and surgery. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Ramsar Sites of Nepal
This article provides an overview of Ramsar Sites of Nepal
Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Sensing Brain"
Wherever you go, whatever you do, the world stirs your senses. It is there in the sparkle of fireworks, the flavor of watermelon, the crack of a baseball bat and the scent of summer rain. Sensations like these may seem to come to you automatically. But you only perceive them thanks to an intricate chain reaction of signals inside your brain. The exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History from Saturday, November 20, until August 14, 2011, brin
Use of Macintosh Computers and Maclab Data Acquisition Units in a Human Cardiovascular Lab
This resource is a detailed manual of protocols and instructional information for carrying out an undergraduate laboratory exercise in cardiovascular and respiratory biology, including student outlines, instructors notes, and suggested questions for laboratory reports.
Some birds use tools made from twigs and various other objects to accomplish tasks. They can use these tools to dig out seeds or insects from a hole or get to something that is out of reach, for example.
Modern proteomes contain putative imprints of ancient shifts in trace metal geochemistry
Because of the rise in atmospheric oxygen 2.3 billion years ago (Gya) and the subsequent changes in oceanic redox state over the last 2.3–1 Gya, trace metal bioavailability in marine environments has changed dramatically. Although theorized to have influenced the biological usage of metals leaving discernable genomic signals, a thorough and quantitative test of this hypothesis has been lacking. Using structural bioinformatics and whole-genome sequences, the Fe-, Zn-, Mn-, and Co-binding metall