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)
Modern Jewish Literature - Course Trailers
Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 29: Modern Jewish Literature -- Ruth Wisse (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
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Engineering the Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is a marvel of engineering that was built as a mausoleum for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Today, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful structures. (3:52)
The Harlem Renaissance
As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape.
This video would be widely useful in a classroom during Black History studies. (2:53)
Week 6: February 23, 2012
Discussion about the nervous system, including axonal & synaptic transmission, glia, norephinephrine, glutamate, and related topics.
Mineralogy and Crystalography Software
This website describes the animations and software Crystal Movies, XtalDraw, and XPow. Crystal Movies are gif animations that illustrate the evolution of crystal structures as functions of pressure, temperature, chemistry, or orientation. XtalDraw is an interactive Windows-based software that draws ball and stick, polyhedral, and thermal ellipsoid representations of crystal and molecular structures. XPow plots theoretical diffraction patterns of crystalline materials.
Compound Words PowerPoint
An educational PowerPoint that teaches Compound Words. It introduces two words then join them together to form one. Examples, cowboy, cupcake, rainfall, rainbow, sunshine, and more.
This is from Special Needs PowerPoints. (02:09)