M.E. Muller Institute for Microscopy
This website is a nice primer for those who are interested in atomic-level surface imaging of biological samples with atomic force microscopy (AFM). The accompanying graphics are illustrative of what can be done and at what resolution. Note the material is a little dated (1996), but is still very useful. If one is interested in learning about biological imaging with other methods as well, it is recommended to open the home page site (http://www.mih.unibas.ch/Booklet/Booklet96/Intro/Intro.ht
A learning module focused on principles and practice of NMR for quantitative analysis, an application less commonly associated with the technique than is structure determination. Links to simulation packages are included.
Atomic Structure and the Periodic Chart
Online eText gives a thorough descriptive overview of atomic structure. The site is organized into sections on light particles and waves, the Bohr atom, the quantum atom, atomic electron configuration, and periodic properties. Hyperlinks to interactive demonstrations of physiochemical principals with questions posed are included. At the end of each section, flowcharts, called \"concept maps\" guide the students from basic principles to working concepts.
Catholic Mass - 5/6/2012 (Fifth Sunday of Easter)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Fifth Sunday of Easter, 9pm Service begins @ 10:45 Homily begins @ 25:43 Scripture: First Reading: Acts 9:26-31 Psalm 22: I Will Praise You, Lord (28) Second Reading: 1 John 3:18-24 Gospel: John 15:1-8 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say (646) Offertory Hymn: Unless a Grain of Wheat (697) Communion Hymn: Without Seeing You (844) Meditation: Seek Ye First
Effects of an Active Learning Environment: Teaching Innovations at a Research I Institution
This is a link to a JCE paper (JCE subscription required to access pdf file) describing a study of two instructional formats - passive lecture and a student-centered collaborative learning method that demonstrates the significance of group work in problem solving for a general chemistry course. As such this paper should be of interest to faculty interested in active learning methods.
SUNY Oswego 2010 Annual Report - Developing Business
Staff from SUNY Oswego's Small Business Development Center, which shared national recognition for success in economic development, talk about what they do.
Student Produced Telethon To Benefit Community; Middle School Student
Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 Contact: Raquel Marcelo, V.P. of Marketing and Alumni Affairs, Cable 8 Productions, 509-432-4373, email@example.com PULLMAN, Wash. --- Cable 8 Productions held a telethon last week to support the Cougar Vision Outreach Program. The program is designed to support higher education and to bridge the gap between WSU and the Pullman community. The telethon also raised money for a Lincoln Middle School student who recently lost his mother to cancer and whose father is also deali
Institute of Politics: General Raymond T. Odierno: Commanding General, Joint Forces Command
General Raymond Odierno, Commander of the United States Joint Forces Command, spoke to a capacity audience about the importance of leadership in a complex environment.
Introduction to Philosophy
This course is an introduction to philosophy for students seeking (or being forced) to fulfill the first of their university philosophy requirements. The course is intended to introduce you to philosophical questions, to make you aware of how some of history's greatest philosophers have approached those questions and what they have had to say about them, to help you articulate philosophical concerns of your own and, most importantly, to learn how to address them. Among the areas of philosophy wi
Alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier
Missouri State alumnus and best-selling author Kevin Brockmeier visited campus for a discussion and reading from some of his original works.
Human rights and ICT policy
This unit provides an overview of Human Rights conventions, the different "generations" of human rights, how these can be interpreted in the context of the "information society" and explicitly as communication rights, and how the securing of communication rights is a fundamental pillar in securing all human, economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights and why it is important to apply a human rights perspective in the development of ICT policy.
The Big Moon Illusion
Why does the moon appear large while it is on Earth's horizon? Several possibilities are explained here.(01:24)
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter - 3/30/14 at 4PM
Duke Vespers Ensemble Concert - "Orlando di Lasso's Tears of St. Peter" This concert will feature the rarely performed late-Renaissance masterwork Lagrime di San Pietro by composer Orlando Lasso, which explores the grief of St. Peter after his denial of Christ. This highly expressive sequence of 21 madrigals represents the height of Renaissance polyphony, and combines techniques used throughout Lasso's career.
Ovadia Baruch - Education
Holocaust survivor, Ovadia Baruch, from Salonika, describes the school he attended as a child. For more information, click here: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/learning_environments/salonika/salonika.asp
Swinging Pendulum (for High School)
This activity shows students the engineering importance of understanding the laws of mechanical energy. More specifically, it demonstrates how potential energy can be converted to kinetic energy and back again. Given a pendulum height, students calculate and predict how fast the pendulum will swing by using the equations for potential and kinetic energy. The equations will be justified as students experimentally measure the speed of the pendulum and compare theory with reality.
Lesson plan with word search activity which aims to teach children about the metamorphosis and development of an amphibian from tadpole to frog.
"Human Rights are Women's Rights and Workers' Rights are Women's Rights:" May Chen on the United Nat
The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women was held in Beijing, China during September 1995. The conference, which called for gender equality, development, and peace, grew out of the international women's movement and marked the end of the official United Nations decade of Women. For women like May Chen, Vice President of the Union of Needletrades, Industrial, and Textile Employees (UNITE), the conference was an opportunity to share their activist experiences and learn about issues conf