Motor Exam: Abnormal Examples: Upper Extremities - Testing for Pronator Drift
With an UMN lesion there is pronation and downward drift of the outstretched supinated arm. This is because the pronators overpower the weaker supinators. Another name for this sign is a pronator Babinski. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the disease w
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.
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
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
The Problem with Right-to-Work Laws
One area where many otherwise-correct free-market thinkers and libertarians stumble is in the area of right-to-work laws, now gaining considerable
popularity across the nation. These laws come in a variety of forms, but in most cases a state that adopts right-to-work laws makes it illegal for
employers to require union membership as a condition of employment. So far, twenty-four sta
One area where many otherwise-correct free-market thinkers and libertarians stumble is in the area of right-to-work laws, now gaining considerable popularity across the nation. These laws come in a variety of forms, but in most cases a state that adopts right-to-work laws makes it illegal for employers to require union membership as a condition of employment. So far, twenty-four sta
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
Corn Cobs and Generators: A Revolutionary Way to Light up Haiti
In rural areas of Haiti – one of the poorest countries in the world today – most residents have no access to cheap and reliable electricity. Limyè Pa w – founded by three social entrepreneurs – is trying to change that.
Historical skills : using archives
This resource provides a general introduction to what archives are, where they are kept, how to find relevant material, and what to expect on a visit to an archives office. A glossary and bibliography are also provided along with numerous links to relevant external resources. The scope of this unit principally reflects the archival holdings of the University of Nottingham and illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
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
Britain was the first country to industrialise, and it acquired the largest empire ever during this same period. But its sphere of economic influence extended far beyond the boundaries of the formal British Empire. This unit focuses on the economics of empire, using a case study of one town, Dundee in eastern Scotland, to explore this huge topic.
To read, listening, vocabulary, grammar, speaking: Autowerkstatt peters, guten Tag
You will practice your reading and listening skills and vocabulary by using texts about repairing a car. You will learn how to have a conversation about this. You will practice using the correct form of possessive and personal pronouns.
Professional video of the birth of a premature elephant. Shows how an elephant tries to help her infant by moving it into the shade. Grades 9-12. 2:56 min.
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.