Pioneer Network for Culture Change in Long-term Care
This is the Web site of the non-profit Pioneer Network, an organization promoting culture change in long-term care. This Web site provides an overview of the culture change movement in long-term care, and content for providers and consumers who are interested in initiating, supporting, or just learning more about culture change.
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.
How much do you know about our trees? - Quiz
A general knowledge quiz about native Irish trees by Una Hurley
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
Newsmaker: Mark Carney
June 23, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews governor of the Bank of Canada, Mark Carney.
Welke taal spraken de Oude Belgen?
At the end of this unit: You can understand an interview on the language of the Ancient Belgians. When performing this task, You have to follow the line of reasoning in the interview. You have to listen carefully for more specific information
Information Pioneers: Sir Tim Berners-Lee
This six minute video explains how the world wide web came to be and the rules that were used to start it including everything being free to join. The connections are stressed as well as how the developer is still working on creating a more sophisticated web. A good review of why the web was created as well as how it came into being.
"Fern Goes to Africa"- An Animated Storybook
This computer-animated storybook contains the adventures of Fern the Fox as she travels to Africa and meets a giraffe, lion, baboon, zebra, and several elephants. This video would be helpful for teaching young students the characteristics of those animals. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 1:52)
The Life and Death of Malcolm X
Beware of the ad at beginning of this five minute video about Malcolm X. It moves rapidly and uses many excerpts of speeches that he gave and why he changed his name to X. He was in opposition to the Civil Rights movement and his comments about President Kennedy. A good video to gain insights into his beliefs. Three Nation of Islam member were convicted of his murder.
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
The Transforming Leap, from Four Legs to Two
John Noble Wilford, a New York Times science writer, outlines various hypotheses on the origin of bipedalism.
Write Now! Career Prompt: IDD Therapist
This Career Clip features Carolyn Matsoe, an IDD Therapy Specialist with Coordinated Health in Bethlehem, PA. Carolyn will discuss what IDD stands for and how the best thing you can do for your career is do what you love to do.
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.
Is a Business Plan Any Use?
There is much controversy as to whether a business plan adds value or not. Professor Andrew Burke sheds light on this issue. A lot of people observe high performing ventures that don't have a business plan and conclude, why bother to plan? The topic is an important issue for many businesses, particularly those in the early stages of growth. Considers some key areas in order to assess the relevance and value of a business plan.
Reharmonization Techniques - New Online Course
Steve Rochinski, Professor in the Harmony Department at Berklee College of Music, is the course author and instructor of Berkleemusic's new online course, Reharmonization Techniques. Reharmonization, or modifying the original harmonic content of a song, has been at the center of some of the most compelling and timeless versions of jazz standards ever recorded. For aspiring arrangers and film composers, it's a fundamental requirement in how to apply your craft. For improvisers, it's another leve
Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa of South Africa honored by SMU
The Honorable Justice Pius Nkonzo Langa of South Africa, former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Southern Methodist University on May 14, 2011, for his contributions to humanity and the betterment of society.