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
Part 1: Secrets from Ancient Egypt
This 5:32 minute video documentary is about a visit to the ancient sites of this country. It is a travel show without much data. It is best as a video that shows close views of some of the structures to help studets gain a better understanding of how these monuments were built.
Newsmaker: Mark Carney
June 23, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews governor of the Bank of Canada, Mark Carney.
How hummingbirds drink
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/05/how-the-hummingbirds-forked-tongue-traps-sweet-nectar.html
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 8
A video recap of flight day 8 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
Expedition 27 Says Goodbye
At 2:45 p.m. EDT on May 23, 2011, hatches were closed between the International Space Station and Soyuz TMA-20 spacecraft. Expedition 27 crew members Dmitry Kondratyev, NASA Flight Engineer Cady Coleman and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli undocked at 5:35 p.m. for their return home.
Dreamtime Fairies Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Dreamtime Fairies written by Jane Simmons. In this story, Lucy's little brother, Jamie, can't sleep so she seeks help from the Dreamtime Fairies. The sister, brother, and stuffed animals take a journey to find the fairies so they can fall asleep. There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by speaker. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the early childhood classroo
Rock-A-Baby Band Read-Aloud Online Storybook (Rhyme and Movement)
This read-aloud is Rock-a-Baby Band written by Kate McMullan and illustrated by Janie Bynum. Ten toddlers leave their cribs to create an impromptu concert, with rattles, drums, and tambourines setting the rhythm. Soon everyone is shaking to the beat. Pots, pans, and other kitchenware add new sounds before the babies dance outside. There is a play button to start story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as the speaker reads. The speaker changes her voice with character
Severe Storms - by StudyJams
Severe storms can really wreak some havoc on the Earth. Thunderstorms bring lightning and strong winds, but tornadoes, hurricanes, and blizzards can cause even greater destruction. Learn more about severe storms 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.
2.4.3 Ethics and accountability Ethics is one aspect of values. One way of understanding ethics is in terms of the resolution of professional moral dilemmas. Social workers frequently play an important part in resolving such moral dilemmas, for example when making decisions involving risk, protection and restriction of liberty. The way in which you act in these situations should be guided by something beyond your personal beliefs alone. You have to be aware of the publicly stated values of your agency and make skilful judge
Ethics is one aspect of values. One way of understanding ethics is in terms of the resolution of professional moral dilemmas. Social workers frequently play an important part in resolving such moral dilemmas, for example when making decisions involving risk, protection and restriction of liberty. The way in which you act in these situations should be guided by something beyond your personal beliefs alone. You have to be aware of the publicly stated values of your agency and make skilful judge
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
" Fern Goes to India"- An Animated Storybook
This computer-animated storybook tells the adventures of Fern the Fox as she travels to India and experiences elements of the culture. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:14)
Felix Salmon: Hedge fund wisdom, or sales job?
Felix Salmon tells us what he really thinks about the Ira Sohn Conference.
Periodic Table - by StudyJams
The periodic table is a chart that scientists use to organize the elements. The chart shows each element's name and symbol, the number of protons in its nucleus, and its characteristics and room temperature. The elements are listed in order by their atomic number. Learn more about the periodic table with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Expedition 27 Undocks from the Station
After spending 157 days aboard the International Space Station, Dmitry Kondratyev, NASA Flight Engineer Cady Coleman and European Space Agency Flight Engineer Paolo Nespoli undocked from the station's Rassvet module at 5:35 p.m. EDT May 23, 2011, to begin their voyage home.