Energy transfers and transformations: sparking student interest
This publication about energy transfers and energy transformations features hand-selected online resources for middle school science teachers. An introduction notes the ubiquitous nature of energy movements and conversions.
Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
Clinical Pearls in Gastroenterology 2011
Dr. Amy Oxentenko, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses her article appearing in the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on clinical pearls in gastroenterology. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/11/1104
Serious Adverse Events During Ruxolitinib Treatment Discontinuation in Patients with Myelofibrosis.
Dr. Animesh Pardanani, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Consultant in the Division of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Discusses his article, coauthored with Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, on potential complications from withdrawal of ruxolitinib. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent.
U.S. Sen Crapo: $4 trillion easier deficit recution target
Nov. 7 - U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, says the super committee will have an easier time putting together a plan that cuts $4 trillion from deficit spending than $1.2 trillion per the committee's mandate.
Bell of the Montana
Ships bells are a communications device. They are rung to annouce the ship's arrival and departure. They are also used to communicate to other ships.
Meharry Hall, East College, DePauw University
Founded as Indiana Asbury College by Methodists in 1837, DePauw University began as a college preparatory school and a 4-year liberal arts college. It was renamed in 1884 for tycoon Washington C. DePauw who rescued the school from financial problems.
River Scene Printed on an Envelope
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Leonard Susskind on The World As Hologram
Leonard Susskind of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics discusses the indestructability of information and the nature of black holes in a lecture entitled The World As Hologram.
Topografía y Geodesia (2011)
Esta asignatura se caracteriza por que introduce a los alumnos de cualquier ingeniería en el mundo de la Topografía y la Geodesia, y en definitiva persigue plantear al alumnos las diferentes técnicas existentes en la actualidad para que el alumno sea capaz de representar el territorio en un mapa o plano, lo que a su vez configura el documento sobre el que todo ingeniero plasma sus proyectos.
Arab League suspends Syria
Nov. 12 - The Arab League of Nations suspends Syria's membership and threatens political and economic sanctions after Damascus fails to halt violence against dissidents. Jessica Gray reports.
Fighting On and Off the Field
In Nepal, millions of girls suffer in extreme poverty, deprived of even the most basic human rights. Many are abandoned, abused, or forced into child labor. University of Notre Dame women's soccer player Lindsay Brown and her 2010 national champion teammates are doing more than just hoping for a better life for Nepali girls; they're helping them to achieve it. Through a series of campus fundraisers, the women's soccer team sponsored the education of several girls at the Nepal's Kopila Valley Sc
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
This video includes text, narration, and images to a small portion of the book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by Frank L. Baum. The book is part of the text exemplars listed on the corestandards.org website for grades K-1. (04:33)
Sample performance tasks for this story include:
After listening to L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, students describe the characters of Dorothy,Auntie Em, and Uncle Henry, the setting of Kansan prairie, and major event
John Seely Brown Lecture on Learning in the Digital Age
Noted writer, speaker, and educator John Seely Brown discusses learning in the digital age at a guest lecture at IU. Moving from Students as Passive Absorbers of Knowledge to Collaborative Creators of Knowledge. Skip first 4:30 minutes (Total 1:16 minutes)
07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
Starfall's excellent interactive treatment given to the letter "I i”, with emphasis on the sound of the letter. Several examples and very clear pronunciation.
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Research Abstracts from the DOE Genome Contractor-Grantee Workshop IX
Research abstracts from a recent Department of Energy (DOE) genomics workshop are now available online. Researchers presented updates on DOE-funded genome research at this January 2002 workshop. Abstracts can be viewed within topical categories or by author name. Abstracts include title of the talk, author name, and contact information.
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
Thousands demonstrate in support of Egyptian army
Nov. 25 - Thousands of Egyptian army supporters demonstrate in Cairo as Egypt's military rulers name a veteran politician as the new prime minister. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).