Mothers of East L.A. Water Conservation
This BioBulletin reports on a California organization, the Mothers of East Los Angeles, which initiated a community-wide water conservation project, with dramatic results.
NeuroLogic Exam: Welcome
Introduces NeuroLogic Exam, a neuroscience tutorial that explores the relationship between neuroanatomy and the neurologic examination. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the disease when present. Instead of simply memorizing the components of the exam,
18.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der Chef der Londoner Metropolitan Police, Paul Stephenson, ist in der Abhör- und Bestechungsaffäre um den Medienmogul Rupert Murdoch zurückgetreten. Stephenson war ins Kreuzfeuer der Kritik geraten, als bekannt wurde, dass er sich einen Kur-Aufenthalt teilweise hatte bezahlen lassen. Pressechef des Kur-Unternehme
From Training Great Principals to Preparing Principals for Practice
We offer the collaborative inquiry-action cycle as a framework for principals’ practice and principal preparation. The cycle is a pragmatic tool that does not prescribe behaviors or contexts. Moreover, the cycle does not represent another programmatic solution or model for leadership. Rather the power of the cycle is that it drives collaboration, inquiry, and action as anchors for improving teaching and learning. The cycle uses these anchors to advance the knowledge, skills, and dispositions o
Bar Graph Mania
Use these activities to build and interpret data on bar graphs. Catch all the bugs in the system and put them in the correct column of the bar graph.
L'invito: Declining or refusing an invitation
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to accept or decline an invitation. You will be listening to a text and filling in the right words in the correct spaces. Then, you will learn which expression you can use to accept or decline an invitation. Next, you will learn the sentences to use this with. Lastly, you will be given an exercise with the verbs andare and venire.
"Topics in Geometry: Mirror Symmetry, Spring 2009"
" This course will focus on various aspects of mirror symmetry. It is aimed at students who already have some basic knowledge in symplectic and complex geometry (18.966, or equivalent). The geometric concepts needed to formulate various mathematical versions of mirror symmetry will be introduced along the way, in variable levels of detail and rigor."
"Writing on Contemporary Issues: Food for Thought: Writing and Reading about the Cultures of Food, F
" "What people do with food is an act that reveals how they construe the world." - Marcella Hazan, The Classic Italian Cookbook If you are what you eat, what are you? Food is at once the stuff of life and a potent symbol; it binds us to the earth, to our families, and to our cultures. In this class, we explore many of the fascinating issues that surround food as both material fact and personal and cultural symbol. We read essays by Toni Morrison, Michael Pollan, Wendell Berry, and others on such
The 'Education is...' film is built around real quotes about the power of education, being delivered by real Cambridge students. The students are people like you. They all come from UK state schools, and they all have stories to tell.
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