These modules are essentially crafted as teaching tools and the experience of first year stud
1 Legacies and inheritance
To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
SAGP Guide to Clinical Medical Practice
A useful resource based on many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa involving major trauma, surgery and obstetrics, in addition to the common problems of general practice. This meant being able to absorb sufficien
Staff profiles: Lynda Boomer
Lynda Boomer talks about her position as an energy and environmental engineer with the administration department of the University's Physical Plant, her involvement with students and her efforts to make Michigan State University a greener place.
To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9009/
Tilly the Tomboy Visits the Poor (1910)
Produced by British film pioneer Cecil Hepworth, around 20 of the popular series of 'Tilly' films were made between 1910 and 1915. Surviving episodes are brimming with a sense of anarchic fun as they follow the adventures of naughty schoolgirls Tilly and Sally, played by Chrissie White and Alma Taylor, who went on to become major stars of '20s British cinema.
'Tilly, the Tomboy...' is available to view here in a version re-edited to approximate the original cut (surviving archive materials were
SchoolHouse Rock-Energy Blues
In this video, students will learn about the importance of conserving energy. Some of the lyrics include the following:
Sometimes I think I'm runnin' out of energy
Seems like we use an awful lot for
Heatin' and lightin' and drivin'
Readin' and writin' and jivin'
Energy ... You'd think we'd be savin' it up.Energy ... You can get it by dammin' up a river
Energy ... A windmill can make the breeze deliver
But even with millin' and dammi