This lesson begins with an activity in which students induce EMF in a coil of wire using magnetic fields. Then, demonstrations on Eddy currents show how a magnetic field can slow magnets just as Eddy currents are used to slow large trains. There is then a demonstration in which a loop "jumps" because of a changing magnetic field. Finally, formal lecture reviews the cross product with respect to magnetic force and introduces magnetic flux, Faraday's law of Induction, Lenz's Law, Eddy currents, mo
Ground Photographs from Southern China: Housing in Guangdong Province
Example of the new style of housing in Guangdong Province
Electronic Configurations of the First 30 Elements
Exercises on the electronic configurations of the first 30 elements in the periodic table (and some of their ions).
Halloween Scary Quiz!
Test your knowledge of all things scary!!
Cerebellar Degeneration - Cranial Nerves Exam - Glossopharyngeal (CN IX) and Vagus (CN X) Nerves Sub
This 62-year-old white male has had neurological problems dating back to 1990. His initial symptoms consisted of blurred vision and incoordination. When he turns his head to read road signs, his vision is distorted. Gait disturbances have progressed to the point that he is now extremely unsteady. He reels from side-to-side and hangs onto walls for balance. There has been progressive worsening in the dexterity of his hands. Writing, buttoning, holding equipment and manipulating small objects hav
Flashes and Floaters
This patient education program explains what floaters (small, moving spots or specks in the field of vision) and flashes (of light) are, their symptoms, causes, and when they may indicate a more serious medical condition. It also covers diagnosis, treatment, and self-care for floaters and flashes. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Neuropathy - Reflexes Exam - Muscle Stretch Sub-exam - Patient 7
This 61-year-old man has had slowly progressive gait disturbance and weakness of his legs for 14 years. He has developed a limp in both legs, and his feet trip on objects and on uneven floor surfaces resulting in falls. He feels uncoordinated and unbalanced especially in the dark. He has to use a cane to assist ambulation. For the last 10 years, he has had numbness and tingling in both lower extremities. This began in his toes and now has extended proximally to his knees.
Greece needs funding assurances, says Greek ex- finmin
Greece's former Finance Minister Yiannos Papantoniou says Athens needs immediate assurances from European leaders it will get funding until 2014 and warns a selective default would be disastrous.
Famous Irish Scientists - Quiz
A general knowledge quiz about famous Irish scientists
The Changing World of Irish Women
Summary of the milestones in obtaining female equality in Ireland since 1918.
Clinton backs Greek recovery
Jul 15 - U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton voiced strong support for Greece's battle to overcome its debt crisis during a visit to Athens. Simon Hanna reports.
Crohn's Disease (Spanish)
This patient education program explains Crohn's Disease, one of the most common inflammatory bowel diseases, including the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. It also reviews the anatomy of the gastrointestinal system, causes of the disease, dietary triggers, and pregnancy in the Crohn's patient. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Stroke Rehabilitation (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the rehabilitation options available for people who have had a stroke. Rehabilitation through physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy may be necessary to improve the functions of the body after a stroke. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
The right to strike?
By the end of this lesson you will be able to explain what the right to strike means and what the limits are. You will be able to gather information, summarize it and pass it on.
127 dead in DRC plane crash
July 10 - DRC plane crashes into dense forest killing 127 people, Marie-Claire Fennessy reports
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Fact-sheet with images about the Northern Renaissance artist Jan Van Eyck and one of his paintings, the Arnolifini Wedding.
A grievance air
You will understand specific data in a text with a scientific slant to it. You will recognize the pro and cons of the viewpoint and write these down.
Brain Cancer (Spanish)
This patient education program explains how brain cancer is diagnosed, the different types of tumors, and the available treatment options. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.