Aquatic Ecosystems - by StudyJams
There are two main types of aquatic ecosystems: freshwater and saltwater. The main difference between these two types of ecosystems is, you guessed it, the saltiness. Oceans, rivers, swamps, bogs, and streams are all aquatic ecosystems. Learn more about these water ecosystems with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
Population Growth - by StudyJams
Limiting factors control the growth of a population in a certain environment. Those factors can be living, like predators, or non-living, like sunlight and rain. If these factors change, it can have a big effect on plant and animal populations. Learn more about population growth with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
The Nitrogen Cycle - by StudyJams
Nitrogen is important to living things because plants and animals use it to make protein, with allows them to live and grow. The nitrogen cycle describes how nitrogen is continuously transformed between organic and non-organic forms. Learn more about the cycle with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
The Politics of Religious Dissent in Contemporary Saudi Arabia
Since the events of 9/11, Saudi Islamists have attracted considerable attention. However, given the opacity of the Saudi Kingdom, very little is known about them. Who are those activists who challenge in the name of Islam a regime whose claims to legitimacy are based on religion? Stephane Lacroix is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sciences Po. In 2008-2009, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University. His work focuses on Islam and politics in the contemporary Middle East,
The Taking of Inch and Clone
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Guidance on Trainees' Leave and Minimum Days on Placement
Guidance on Trainees' Leave and Minimum Days on Placement
De dierenwereld : Bundel over de diergroepen Dit is een bundel met invulblaadjes over de verschillende diergroepen. Bij elke groep worden een aantal dieren extra besproken. De belangrijkste kenmerken van de groep komen ook steeds aan bod. Verder zitten er ook spelletjes en …
Dit is een bundel met invulblaadjes over de verschillende diergroepen. Bij elke groep worden een aantal dieren extra besproken. De belangrijkste kenmerken van de groep komen ook steeds aan bod.
Verder zitten er ook spelletjes en …
How sharp are your multiplication skills? Give these great math games a try.
Building Towards the Future
This curricular unit introduces students to basic Civil Engineering concepts in an exciting and interactive manner. Bridges and skyscrapers, the two most visible products of Civil Engineers, will be discussed in depth. Students will have a chance to design and build balsa wood structures, as well as understand the design principles behind these structures that allow them to withstand vertical and lateral forces. There is also an emphasis on how materials absorb different types of forces. Since t
Great Zoom into Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona Football Stadium
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Write 2 Teach in 3 Days
This is a wiki version of an e-book to be released by the Asian Society for Open and Distance Education. This can be used to develop self-learning materials for use in distance education. Authored by Dr. Sanjaya Mishra of Staff Training and Research Institute of Distance Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, this open source material is made available through WikiEducator as a professional development resource for promoting quality in distance education.
AAA Triangle similarity test
An interactive applet and associated web page showing how the AAA similarity test works. Two similar triangles are shown that can be resized by dragging. The other triangle adjusts to remain similar and the angle-angle-angle elements are highlighted to show how they are involved in this test of similarity. (all three interior angles congruent). The web page describes all this and has links to other related pages. Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. This
This patient education program discusses menopause including the signs and symptoms, and ways to cope with them. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive organs, the menstrual cycle, the role of estrogen, and the benefits and risks of hormone supplements. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
John Biles Interview
John Biles, professor emeritus and former dean of the USC School of Pharmacy, discusses his career in pharmacy and his experiences during 46 years at the University of Southern California. In addition to his distinguished service as a professor and dean, Biles made key contributions to the development of the pharmaceutical company Allergan during its early years. Biles was interviewed by Harrison Kurtz on May 24, 1999, as part of the USC Emeriti Center's H. Dale Hilton Living History Project
Nancy E. Warner Interview
Nancy E. Warner, former professor of pathology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, reflects on her career and her time at the University of Southern California. Warner is an esteemed professor and former associate dean who has a long history of mentoring young doctors and promoting women's rights in the medical field. Warner was interviewed by Frances L. Feldman on August 1, 2002, as part of the USC Emeriti Center's H. Dale Hilton Living History Project. Learn more about USC: http://www.
Oswego 150 Years: Alumni Views and Voices - David Sussman '84
The Oswego Alumni Association will release a collection of alumni reminisces in its documentary film, "Oswego 150 Years: Alumni Views and Voices." The film will be officially released during the Sesquicentennial Reunion Celebration June 10-12, 2011. Watch the official SUNY Oswego YouTube channel and http://oswego.edu/reunion for new trailers in the coming months. This film was produced, directed and edited by Tyler Edic '13.
2011 Northeastern University Commencement: Full Version
Watch the entire 2011 Northeastern University Commencement ceremony, from the opening procession to President Aoun's beach ball spike!
What Do Bread and Beer Have in Common?
Students are presented with information that will allow them to recognize that yeasts are unicellular organisms that are useful to humans. In fact, their usefulness is derived from the contrast between the way yeast cells and human cells respire. Specifically, while animal cells derive energy from the combination of oxygen and glucose and produce water and carbon dioxide as by-products, yeasts respire without oxygen. Instead, yeasts break glucose down and produce alcohol and carbon dioxide as th
Harry Potter - Quiz
So what do you know about Harry Potter?
Shakespeare - Quiz
To gain some information about the playwright.