Tempo and mode in macroevolution Fall 2007
General Biology - Fall 2007. This is a general introduction to plant development, form, and function; population genetics, ecology, and evolution. Intended for students majoring in the biological sciences, but open to all qualified students.
In general at the end of Biology 1B students will be able to: describe the scientific method and explain how it would be applied to a novel problem; explain the consequences of random variation when extrapolated over time; distinguish between positive and
Why coordination, not standardisation, is the key to successful offshoring
Phanish Puranam, Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management, explains that what really matters in the success of offshoring is coordination and links to onshore processes
Episode 62: Please Explain: Islamic Banking
Prof Abdullah Saeed explains the concepts, history and modern-day practice of banking and finance according to Islamic law. With host Jacky Angus.
Andy Green GLS 2010 interview
Andy Green, CEO, Logica, on what we can learn from emerging markets
The long arm of the law
After watching a clip from a TV programme in which traffic offenses are shown you can: - indicate which offenses were committed; - the meaning of a number of expressions taken from the context; - indicate when subtitles are used on TV programmes; - state your opinion of these kinds of programmes.
Sexual dimorphism in animals
Many animals show sexual dimorphism, or differences between the males and females of that species. These are mostly physical differences, but other differences like songs in male and female birds can also be thought of as sexual dimorphism. Generally, males are more decorated and larger than females, but there are several species of animals in which the females are larger than the males.
Video Gallery: Shark Dissection
This video gallery is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, Dissection Gallery features 16 videos, each with a printable PDF transcript:Introduction to DissectionOverview of SpecimenDissectionDiscussion of Alimentary TractLiver DissectionEsophagus and Stomach DissectionIntestine DissectionNostrils of the Shark RayElectric Organ of the E
Greek Sculpture (BBC: How Art Made The World)
This ten minute video is about how Greek art was created as something more human than human. This is an excerpt from the BBC documentary "How Art Made The World" and contains a narrator and images of Greek sculptures. Be aware that this are real images of nude bodies.
What is Global Warming
This video is 2:06 minutes long and explains the concept of global warming, which is generally thought to be caused by human driven emissions of greenhouse gasses. Good date is presented and the video is easy to understand for most age groups. Here are additional lessons: http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/global-warming.html
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Experts 2011 -Synthese et conclusion
Colloque des Compagnies des Experts de Justice du Grand Est.
Organisé par la Compagnie de Reims sous la présidence d’honneur de Monsieur le Premier Président et de Monsieur le Procureur Général de la Cour d’Appel de Reims.
Intervenant: Dominique Lencou, président du conseil national des compagnies d'expert de Justice
Episode 51: Please Explain: Taxonomy
Dr Belinda Appleton joins science host Dr Shane Huntington to explain what taxonomers do, and recounts her adventures discovering new species of bats.
What is Energy?
With an introduction to the ideas of energy, students discuss specific types of energy and the practical sources of energy. Hands-on activities help them identify types of energy in their surroundings and enhance their understanding of energy.
Immune System - Free Science Video by Brightstorm
This 9:40 lecture, which includes a text of the material, is about the
immune system and how it protects the body from diseaes. It detects and kills things like viruses and bacteria to prevent sickness and to allow the body to continue to function properly. A good introduction.
SPC Foundation: Gift of Education
The Gift of Education is a gift worth giving.
As you plan your giving, think of St. Petersburg College and the students who can benefit from your generosity.
There are many ways you can make a difference including:
* Designate your dollars for a particular scholarship fund or program
* Initiate your own scholarship compatible with your specific educational interests
* Create a lasting legacy through annual gifts or bequests.
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