20.104J Chemicals in the Environment: Toxicology and Public Health (BE.104J) (MIT)
This course addresses the challenges of defining a relationship between exposure to environmental chemicals and human disease. Course topics include epidemiological approaches to understanding disease causation; biostatistical methods; evaluation of human exposure to chemicals, and their internal distribution, metabolism, reactions with cellular components, and biological effects; and qualitative and quantitative health risk assessment methods used in the U.S. as bases for regulatory decision-ma
Blue Ribbon Readers: The Hamburger Game (Interactive)
The Hamburger Game is part of WPSU’s Blue Ribbon Readers, a collection of seven interactive games designed to help elementary school students gain reading comprehension competences. The Hamburger Game helps students practice attentive reading by choosing the main idea—or "meat"—from a passage of text and dragging it to the center of a sandwich. A hamburger appears and they win points if they are right.
Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage -- College of Charleston Professor Conducts Field Research
College of Charleston Italian professor Massimo Maggiari traveled to the arctic region and Gjoa Haven (Gjøahaven) to conduct first-hand research into Roald Amundsen, a polar explorer. He is researching what will be an anthropological biography as a follow-up to his 2001 book "Aurora Borealis." Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911, and he was the first expedition leader
Anyone can be a star!
UMass license plates are now available through the UMass Alumni Association. Proceeds benefit UMass. UMassAlumni.com/licenseplate
How To Play Defense In Basketball
This 2:39 long video demonstrates the steps to play defense as shown by a professional basketball player. The video may need to be stopped to check for student understanding.
Dr. Peter Berry - Keynote
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Dr. Peter Berry Senior Policy Advisor, Health Canada, Climate Change and Health Office, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Taking the derivative when y is defined implicitly. (15:57)
12. Two Ways to Construe "Brian Boitano is Skating." Grammar
Yossarian the Grammarian walks you through two ways of understanding "Brian Boitano is skating sentence. It is for older students and uses a lecture format and white board. The video may have to be stopped at times to check for understanding. The word Construe needs to be explained first. (3:42)
Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
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11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
Project Detroit, BoxingBots and Kinect at TechEd The Coding4Fun team is packing up and heading to TechEd North America and Europe this year, and we're bringing some of our toys along for the ride. We will also be giving a session on how to build Kinect applications with some great demos at both conferences.
The Coding4Fun team is packing up and heading to TechEd North America and Europe this year, and we're bringing some of our toys along for the ride. We will also be giving a session on how to build Kinect applications with some great demos at both conferences.
Jack the Ripper
News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
SFU Open House - Science with Howard Trottier
SFU faculty, students, alumni and staff love to engage visitors in fun learning activities that ignite their passion for knowledge. At SFU Open House 2012 on May 26, physics professor Howard Trottier was one of many faculty members inviting visitors to explore science with him.
Absolute Beginner S2 #12 - Writing a Spanish Letter to a Friend
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You had a late night last night because you were out partying with friends in Spain. It is now early afternoon, and you can hardly stay awake at your job. Thank goodness for Spanish working hours, because you plan to take full advantage of that long lunch break today. In this lesson, [...]
Why study Law at University if I want to become a lawyer?
If you are thinking that you might eventually wish to pursue a career as a lawyer, whether a solicitor or a barrister, there are two different ways of getting the necessary qualifications. One is to study any subject at University other than Law, then do a one-year Law conversion course and finally complete the relevant vocational course to become a solicitor or a barrister. The other route is to study Law at University, typically for three years, and then take the relevant vocational course. G
Hypothesis Testing: Two Population Means and Two Population Proportions: Comparing Two Independent P
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module provides an overview of hypothesis testing in situations where there are both two independent population means and known population standard deviations in statistics.
Making it happen through commitments
In the third of a four part series Don Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with Marcel Telles of InBev about 'closing the gap between strategy and execution'
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