Introduction to Evolution
Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations, and evolutionary biology is the study of how evolution occurs. Every generation an organism inherits features (called traits) from its parents through genes. Changes (called mutations) in the genes can produce a new trait in the offspring of an organism. (01:26)
Counting Mat Man's Body Parts
In this Handwriting Without Tears video, the teacher creates "Mat Man" and the students draw a picture of the creation she makes after singing a song counting "Mat Man's" body parts. (6:01)
Housing hopes dashed
July 20 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. existing home sales drop in June; Apple shares rise after blockbuster quarter; American Airlines makes big aircraft purchase. Conway Gittens reports.
Thousands flee crisis in Somalia
July 28 - The worst drought in 60 years swells refugee numbers on the Kenya-Somali border. Lily Grimes reports.
Sink or Swim: Sea Level Rise - Implications for Dunedin. Session 4
An information evening open to the public to discuss issues around sea level rise and how it might affect low lying suburbs and coastal communities in the Dunedin area. Learn what the DCC and ORC are planning as well as hearing about possible engineering solutions and the social aspects of sea level rise. It is being chaired by Professor John Hannah, member of the F.I.G. Task Force on Climate Change. Hosted by the NZ Institute of Surveyors. Held July 12, 2011.
SHPS Callum's Picnic
Rock Drums: Odd Time Using a Metronome
Take a sneak peak inside Rod Morgenstein's online course, Rock Drums, from Berkleemusic. Learn More About Rock Drums: http://www.berkleemusic.com/school/course?course_item_id=21848140&pid=3703
U2 Stage Construction at TCF Bank Stadium
The unmistakable mix of Bono's voice and the Edge's guitar will fill TCF Bank Stadium July 23 when U2 performs. More than 60,000 fans are expected for the first major concert in TCF Bank Stadium for a show that Rolling Stone described as "...in every way, a huge success and proof that rock & roll can work in venues designed for ... screaming football fans." Here's an inside look into how the stage went up.
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Victoria in Australia is one of the schools systems which encouraged schools to develop more open school cultures supported by school committees, clubs and councils with community representatives since 1958. In the early 1970s, school administration was decentralized into several regions by posting bureaucrats with delegated authority to the newly created regions. In 1976, mandatory, corporate governing body-type school councils were established based on the Education (School Councils) Act of 19
July 22 - Adele, Foo Fighters and Coldplay are among the music acts participating in this year's iTunes Festival, which is being livestreamed to Apple devices around the world. Matt Cowan reports.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation in the department for Biomedical Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering hosts its annual Design Day to showcase student research.
This website is the home page of Druann Pagliassotti, a researcher who is examining the Japanese 'yaio' genre within manga. This is a comics genre about... "same-sex romance and/or sexual relations". There is a short description of the research, a reader survey to download, and also a bibliographic wiki, the 'Yaoi Research Wiki Board' which is a unique guide to the sparse academic and fan literature on the topic. The fan/reader survey offers "13 in-depth questions", which may act as exemplars
Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.
The growing instability and resurgence of Islamic extremism in Afghanistan and Pakistan pose a great threat to U.S. interests and global security. In his new book, "Descent into Chaos", Ahmed Rashid examines the rising insurgency, booming opium trade, and weak governance in Afghanistan, concluding that U.S. strategy in the region has been a complete failure. Ahmed Rashid is a Pakistani journalist based i
This computer-animated video defines adverbs and shows many examples of adverbs used in sentences. The video also explains that many adverbs end in -ly, and adjectives can also be changed to adverbs by adding the letters -ly ( patient, patiently). ( 4:06)
Gulliver's Travels (1726) is a novel by Anglo-Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift. It is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre. It is considered one of Swift's best known full-length work, and a classic of English literature.
In this movie clip from 2010, Gulliver arrives on the undiscovered island of Lilliput, it's tiny inhabitants tie him up and capture him. It could be a nice introduction to a literature
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iTunes Festival tunes in global audience
Point of Care Malaria Diagnosis
YaioResearch.com : research on boys love genres, fans and creators
ESD.801 Leadership Development (MIT)
"Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan,
What is an Adverb?
Capturing the Beast - Movie Clip from Gulliver's Travels