London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Phones power Samsung to record profits
Jan. 06 - Samsung Electronics forecasts a 73 percent jump in operating profit for the Oct to Dec period, after record-smashing sales of smartphones. Arnold Gay reports.
Sixteen-Year Longitudinal Changes in Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels: The Olmsted County Stud
By: WentzMR Dr. Jennifer St. Sauver, Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences Research at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the January 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings providing information that will assist patients and clinicians in interpreting variations in PSA levels over time. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00009-7/fulltext
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Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Event
Veronica Cook-Euell, Kent State Supplier Diversity Program Manager, and Nicole Corll from University Facilities Management, discuss business opportunities with small business owners at a recent matchmaker event.
Passing Notes to Exchange Ideas
Lesson ObjectivePass notes to share ideas about a quotation and generate discussion. Questions to ConsiderHow does this strategy help students build on each other's ideas?What about this strategy helps students participate in the follow-up class discussion?How could you use this idea with a variety of concepts?
Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
White House top economist: challenges remain for jobs market
Jan. 6 - Alan Krueger, Chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors, says though the labor market is improving, there are still challenges and many jobs that still need to be recovered.
Young Nile Crocodiles---Sitting on Mom, Hunting Fish and Dragonflies, and Being Eaten by Nile Perch
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the life of a young Nile Crocodile. Students will enjoy the close up views of the young crocodiles sitting on Mom in the water, hunting fish, catching a dragonfly, and one being swallowed by a huge Nile Perch. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
In this video, a teacher demonstrates how to subtract 8.6-5.43 on a white board. The problem is first shown horizontally, and the teacher rewrites it vertically. This is beneficial in showing students how to line up the decimals and to add zero after six in the first number. ( :36)
How To Make Green Non Toxic Cleaners
This quick video shows how make three different cleaning products that clean well, don't pollute, and are cost efficient. (01:43)
European Heart Journal- My Cardio Interview: B. Gersh with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson on Post-MI FR
By: OxfordJournals B. Gersh in conversation with N. Choudhry and E. Peterson: Post-MI FREEE- The Impact of Full Coverage for Preventive Medications After Myocardial Infarction on Recurrent Vascular Events.
Theresa Fulgenzi - Stereotypes
"Sonnet 4 - Unthrifty Loveliness, Why Dost Thou Spend..." by William Shakespeare (poetry reading)
Shakespeare was fond of puns. At the time this was written, the word "spend" at the end of the first line had a double meaning. It meant to ejaculate. They had the idea that the body made only a limited supply of procreative fluid - and that it deteriorated in quality with expenditure. The poem advises the young man to ration his usage of semen to create an heir and pass on his beauty - and not use it "for having traffic with thyself alone". It's interesting that they were aware that se
8: Chairman James Plousis from "New Jersey's Report Card: Evidence-Based Practices in Action"
Chairman James Plousis presents on the panel "New Jersey's Report Card: Evidence-Based Practices in Action" at Evidence-Based Interventions Lead to Improved Outcomes, Day 1 of The Rutgers University Evidence-Based Initiative For Justice Policies and Practices' Conference, Evidence: The Catalyst of Change in October 2011.
Trans-imperial Subjects and the Mediation of Sovereignty in the Early Modern Mediterranean
Natalie Rothman, Assistant Professor of History, University of Toronto
Snow in Raiderland
Snow falls on the Texas Tech campus on Jan. 9, 2012.
Climate Change in a Bottle: Overview Part 1 of 4
Lesson ObjectiveStudents design, build, and test models of the greenhouse effect. Questions to ConsiderWhat is the introductory activity for this lesson and why is it important?How does the teacher prepare students to create their own experiments?How does this activity use the scientific method and inquiry?Support Materials BelowData sheets, experiment instructions and more.
Female Galapagos Land Iguanas Laying Eggs in Volcanic Earth
This short video gives excellent real life footage of several female Galapagos Land Iguanas laying eggs in volcanic Earth. Students will enjoy the close up shots of the females fighting over territory. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)a
The Lean Startup [Audio]
Speaker(s): Eric Ries | Most new businesses fail. But most of those failures are preventable. The Lean Startup is a new approach to business that's being adopted around the world. It is changing the way companies are built and new products are launched. The Lean Startup is about learning what your customers really want. It's about testing your vision continuously, adapting and adjusting before it's too late. Now is the time to think Lean. This event marks the publication of Eric Ries new book Th