Using Dermatoglyphics from Down Syndrome and Class Populations to Study the Genetics of a complex tr
Dermatoglyphics is the study of epidermal ridges on the hands and feet. Ridge patterns and counts develop prenatally, are inherited, and show quantitative variation. This exercise introduces the preparation and interpretation of finger and palm prints for quantitative analysis. The techniques are simple, inexpensive, and can be adapted as an exercise on genetics for beginning or advanced students. Palm prints from individuals with Down Syndrome serve as a population sample to statistically test
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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.
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Total Ozone over Antarctica from TOMS: Jul 1, 1998 through Oct 1, 1998 (Rotation to Pole)
Total ozone over Antarctica for the period July 1, 1998 through October 1, 1998 as measured by Earth Probe TOMS. Dark blue represents regions of low ozone and red represents regions of high ozone.
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Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons - by StudyJams
An atom is a tiny particle in matter, and atoms are made of protons, neutrons, and electrons.  Some matter, like your body or your book, is made of lots of different kinds of atoms, but elements are made up of only one kind of atom. Learn more about atoms with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link. 
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Our Solar System:  Outer Planets - by StudyJams
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are all of the outer planets in our solar system.  There is a planetoid called Pluto out there too!  Learn more about our outer planets 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.
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Nutritional Health,Food Production,and the Environment
This course provides an understanding of the complex and challenging public health issue of food security and in a world where one billion people are under-nourished while another billion are overweight. Explores the connections among diet, the current food production system, the environment and public health, considering factors such as economics, population and equity. Case studies are used to examine these complex relationships and as well as alternative approaches to achieving both local and
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Pendennis Castle N900019

PENDENNIS CASTLE, Cornwall. c.1894. Reconstruction drawing of Half Moon Battery. The Shifting Lobby (changing room) by Ivan LAPPER.


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Brain: The Inside Story's "Your Emotional Brain"
Your brain gets information from two different sources: Your senses tell you what's going on in the outside world, while your emotions exist inside your body to tell you what these events and circumstances mean to you. Just as hunger motivates you to find food, emotions motivate you to take care of other needs—like safety and companionship—that ultimately promote survival and reproduction. The exhibition, Brain: The Inside Story, which is on view at the American Museum of Natural History fr
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Survival Phrases #46 - Survival for Vegetarians in Spain
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Even if you’re not [...]
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Einstein and His Times
Students look at other 1919 events to decide if Einstein should be elected "Man of the Year". Grades 8-10
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3.1 The impact of information technology

Having discussed the radical and pervasive effect that inventions in previous eras have had on economy-wide productivity, and how they have even defined entire periods, we shall now ask how the rise of information technology compares to these previous revolutions. During the early growth phase of PC use, a leader article in Fortune magazine did not hesitate to compare the rise of the PC to previous technological revolutions.

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Les stratégies de réalisation documentaire (Penser le cinéma documentaire : leçon 7)

Cette leçon est une invitation à découvrir l’œuvre de Denis Gheerbrant et à s'interroger sur notre rapport au réel :

Pourquoi a t-il choisi le Cinéma Documentaire ? Est-ce pour se confronter à l'imaginaire du monde ?

Qu’est-ce qui se répète d’un film à l’autre : L'expérience de la parole ?

Comment perçoit -il les évolutions d’une œuvre à l'autre ?

Quelle est sa manière d'organiser le champ sonore dans ses films (le réalisat
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A Presidential Perspective- April 29,2011
In this show, Dr. Jacobs discusses what's happening around The University of Toledo. He discusses recent progress in hiring a new provost, Graduation logistics, the formulation of the Fall 2011 Budget, and the budgetary/workforce reductions the University will be making.
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Photosynthesis
This three minute video slowly explains the process in green plants and certain other organisms by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source. Most forms of photosynthesis release oxygen as a byproduct. The importance of light is also explained. A good introduction.


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Spurring Sweet Success
Thanks to Michigan State University, a sweet partnership has helped resurrect Michigan's $444 million sugar beet industry. In 1996 the industry was in peril. Yields hit an all-time low due to pest, disease and production issues that greatly reduced crop health. Farmers were looking to get out of sugar beet farming and switch to more profitable crops. Industry representatives reached out to MSU to help solve the problem.
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Environmental Interactions
In this activity, students create a web to identify and demonstrate the interactions among the living and non-living parts of an environment. This information allows students to better understand what an environment is and to also consider how engineers use teamwork to solve problems.
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