A First Look At Phenology
The purpose of this resource is to increase students' awareness of the qualitative changes in plants during green-up and green-down from which they will be collecting quantitative leaf change data, and to develop an understanding of the patterns and differences among plants at the same location. Students will observe, compare, and classify plants during green-up or green-down and then make inferences based on the patterns they observe.
Testing satellites on Earth, hedgerow wildlife
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Sue Nelson visits RAL Space at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire to find out how scientists check if the scientific equipment they put on satellites will work properly once in space.
Darwin and Lincoln Birthday Forum Recorded on 12/10/12
Recorded on 12/10/12
Farmer Fred and the Bass Clef
Learn all about the bass clef! Shows how to write a bass clef. Also offers a clever way to show students how to draw music lines. (2:02)
How to Make an Easter Bunny Basket
This video provides step-by-step directions for adorning an Easter basket with a precious Easter bunny. The bunny is made of felt, but it could also be made with card stock.
Who is to protect whom from what? The human security dilemmas of Iraq, North Korea and Darfur
Brian Job, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Director, Center of International Relations. Présentation dans le cadre du cycle de conférences organisé par le CRDP intitulé « Le droit à la sécurité ... la sécurité par le droit ».
Institutional Repositories Pilot Project
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Kids and Concussions
This two minute video explains the symptoms of a concussion and is a must watch for nurses, doctors, the teachers. While there are some physical symptoms such as headaches, nausea, dizziness and blurred vision, concussions usually don't cause bleeding or swelling in the brain and don't show up on x-rays. In an effort to
diagnose his concussion, doctors used the ImPACT test, a computer
program which measures attention span and memory.
"A concussion can be categorized as
Jeremy Bentham: From Laissez-Faire to Statism Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) began as a devoted Smithian but more consistently attached to laissez-faire. During his relatively brie
Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) began as a devoted Smithian but more consistently attached to laissez-faire. During his relatively brie
VUCast Newscast: Cool cap saves baby
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast highlighting research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: How Cool Cap saves babies’ lives ESPN College GameDay visits Memorial Gym Why storyline wins over sensationalism in commercials Two Vandy students become TV stars!
Global Cohort: Kate Sumantri
Kate Sumantri from Indonesia talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
The fate of a thin liquid filament
The video shows a long liquid filament that does not breakup but recombines into a single body (drop). The filament has an original aspect ratio of 38 and a viscosity of 200 cP. The liquid used is a 85% glycerine solution in water.
Bouve - Team Sports
Bouve team players on and off of the field. Bouve College of Health Sciences, Northeastern University. Boston, Massachusetts
Cesar's Last Fast
Cesar's Last Fast is a documentary directed by Richard Rey Perez about the last great stand made by Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez in the fight for fair treatment for migrant farm workers. A dramatic clip that lasts 3:38 long and is dramatic, but needs teacher input to provide a better background to his struggles.
Trail of Tears
In this video segment adapted from American Experience: "We Shall Remain," reenactments help tell the story of how the Cherokee people were forced from their lands in the southeast. The U.S. government initially promised the Cherokee and other Native American tribes that if they could assimilate into European Americans lifestyles, they would be considered equals. But a new movement in the late 1820s, supported by President Andrew Jackson, promoted removal of Native Americans from the easter
20.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der parteilose evangelische Theologe Joachim Gauck wird neuer Bundespräsident. Die Vorsitzenden der schwarz-gelben Koalitionsparteien verständigten sich mit den Oppositionsparteien SPD und Grüne in Berlin auf den einstigen DDR-Bürgerrechtler und früheren Leiter der Stasi-Unterlagenbehörde als gemeinsamen Kandidaten. Gauck sagte nach seiner Nominierun
A Place for Numbers
In this video segment from "And They Counted Happily Ever After", the CyberSquad helps Spider use place value to count 777 eggs. (2:30)
World Affairs: End Game Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
"End Game: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq" Dr. George A. Lopez Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. World Affairs of Western Michigan's Great Decisions lectures involves many local colleges, including Aquinas, GRCC, GVSU, Ferris, WMU and Davenport.
Earth Science Today
This laboratory exercise, designed for an introductory Earth Science course, examines stratigraphy and plate tectonics while considering predictions as a way to test theories. The laboratory focuses on the reconstruction of Pangaea and evidence for geologic events in rock layers. Users can also link to the course homepage and other activities related to Earth Science Today.
This video clip highlights archaeologists’ fascination with the ancient Aztec city. The Aztec pyramids hold many mysteries to what went on many years ago in this ancient society. (1:26)