Factors that influence health: An introduction
What factors influence our health? A lot of attention is focused on people's behaviour - their decisions to smoke, drink, over-eat and so on - with strong messages about the changes needed to become healthier. But people's behaviour is influenced by circumstances and events, friends and family, education, job prospects, income, housing and environment. In this unit we look at how these factors, these wider social determinants, work together to influence our health for good or ill.
Driving your career
Eliana Zem, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Diageo North America, discusses talent development March 15, 2011, at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
CPU vs GPU: AMBER Code Simulation
The terminal view on the left shows a 'tail' of the AMBER code output for a simulation of Myoglobin, a protein found in muscle fibers. In this video, the output is being run on a single Intel E5462 2.80 GHz CPU. The terminal view on the right shows the same AMBER code output, but run on a single NVIDIA C1060 GPU. The GPU run is about 40 times faster than the CPU run. Courtesy of Ross Walker, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UC San Diego.
The Daily's Double Shot 3/18/2011
The winter quarter draws to a close with the best episodes from The Daily's Double Shot. Take another look at the Piecycle, delivering smiles and of course, pie, to the hungry students near the Ave; learn about the student petition to ban plastic bags as part of UW's sustainability campaign; visit the cutting edge of science in the Rapid Prototyping Lab, creating nearly instantaneous 3D object models; check out the Mr. Greek completion, and meet real life superheroes, part of a new Seattle movem
Obama: U.S. to transfer Libya lead in days
President Barack Obama says the U.S. expects to transfer the lead role in Libya to allies within days. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Limestone being Added to West Tower
Description not set
Slate tiles Being Placed on the Roof
Description not set
Nuclear Power Explained : Climate of Hope : Part 1
This partly-animated documentary takes viewers on a tour through the science of climate change, the nuclear fuel chain, and the remarkable energy revolution that is under way. Some of the images may be disturbing to younger viewers. (09:16)
A Summary of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
This video is a quick and easy synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play Julius Caesar. The video includes detailed cartoon animation along with a male narrator. (09:02)
Stuttering Stan Takes a Stand-Read A Loud
In this video, a squirrel who has a stuttering problem learns to stand up for himself. Words to the story are written on screen and each word is highlighted as it is read. There are 33 pages in this book. This is a wonderful resource for a teachable moment in the classroom and to help build tolerance. Content is appropriate for upper elementary students.
Internships at the University of Memphis.
Internships are available at the U of M in numerous fields, please visit www.memphis.edu/internships/ for more information.
De Droomfabriek Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Op deze site vind je als leerkracht die deelneemt aan het project van De Droomfabriek allerlei info en downloads om je lessen rijker te maken, in functie van ondernemend onderwijs. Coöperatief werken, anders evalueren, …
Es pretén que l'alumne tingui una base teòrica que li permeti comprendre les dinàmiques de la comunicació i la seva relació amb la cultura. Així, l'estudiant coneixerà algunes de les teories i teòrics de l'àrea. Aquest repàs teòric i històric, els donarà les bases per comprendre l'aparició de diferents fenòmens culturals com poden ser les industries culturals. Així mateix ajudarà a l'estudiant a formar-se un criteri sòlid que li permeti construir projectes culturals, plans de c
Polyhedra in the Classroom
A set of activities developed for middle school students on aspects of polyhedra. The teacher-creator, Suzanne Alejandre, includes not only instructions for each activity but also assessment suggestions and her mathematical objectives for the unit.
This site provides an excellent experiment involving cyclic voltammetry at a gold electrode. The experiment includes a detailed introduction to the topics of electrode capacitance, electrode reactions, and flux of the electroactive species to electrode surface. Lab report guidelines and post-lab questions are included.
The past and future of future scenarios in LTER - Harvard Forest
The past and future of future scenarios in LTER -- Jonathan Thompson Harvard Forest Symposium, March 15, 2011
Discussion of Emerging Directions - Harvard Forest
Discussion of Emerging Directions: Climate and Land Use Change, Human Health and Policy Harvard Forest Symposium - March 15, 2011