TED415 Session 8 Fall 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education - Session eight 10/23/11 Jeff Miller
PAC-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge - OSU
Help Oregon State University win the 2011 Pac-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge. Sign up and log your physical activity at http://www.facebook.com/Pac12BestoftheWestFitnessChallenge
Gifts money cannot buy - Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern
How might one consider debt in a highly emotional situation where its discharge is not possible? In the UK arena of bodily material procured for research or medicine, donations cannot be reciprocated. What are called 'gifts' are not only to diffuse entities such as society or science; the procurement and treatment process often creates specific, if anonymous, recipients who are burdened with / grateful for a gift they cannot repay. Indeed the ability to pay -- and thus pay-off -- the perceived d
Dog Bless You: Mission Arch Elderly Center
Charlie takes Lucky to the Mission Arch Elderly Center in New Mexico, where we learn that the greatest gift the elderly can receive is one's company and time. (3:00)
The ABC Song
It's the classic ABC song with big and small letters, with animated (but still clear) letters. Arranged and performed by A.J. Jenkins.
Sarah Plain and Tall: Chapter Nine
This video features a man reading Sarah, Plain and Tall, chapter nine. Teachers could use this video in a listening center along with copies of the book for students to hear a fluent reader. ( 8:40)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (Spanish)
This patient education program explains chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and emphysema including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for these diseases. It also reviews the anatomy of the respiratory system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Facilitating Scientific Discovery
Amit Majumdar talks about how various scientists in many different fields of study collaborate with computer scientists at SDSC by using the computational power of the San Diego Supercomputer Center data resources to conduct their research on the UCSD campus.
Avalanche Dogs: Jason O'neill
Meet Jason O'Neill and learn how avalanche rescue dogs work their magic. (1:48)
Guide Dogs of America
Guide dogs grant the blind a chance at freedom and improved quality of life. Learn about the important role Guide Dogs of America plays in granting the blind with independence. (6:45)
17th Street Canal
Explore visits the Ninth Ward district of New Orleans, where in August 2005 rising waters blasted through a levee in the 17th Street canal. Approximately 2,000 people were killed and $84 billion of damages were incurred. (5:20)
Beijing History Lesson: VC2
The Chinese government has slowly been overhauling Beijing to erase any memory of the cities past is the subject of this 3:44 long video. It tells of some of the old culture and how the modern era has impacted it. A good luck into the ancient culture are shown in a visit to a small museum.
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity often works against it. (4:28)
Xbox Companion for Windows Phone from Nokia World Check out the coolest new thing coming to your Windows Phones- this is badass.
Check out the coolest new thing coming to your Windows Phones- this is badass.
Gene Stories: The Court of Opinion
Part of a BBC Web site devoted to demystifying the world of genes, the Court of Opinion offers users a fun, interactive way to explore some of the ethical issues raised in the field of genetic research. Users step into a virtual courtroom to hear from "the scientists, the campaigners, the advocates and the voices of dissent." Three courtrooms are available, each focused on a different issue, such as the relative contribution of nature (our genes) versus nurture (our environments) to human behavi
How to Do Economic History Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics: The Science of Engineering a Healthier World 21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics, one of the University of Notre Dame's strategic research investments, breaks down barriers and fosters new collaborations across the Colleges of Science and Engineering. The initiative's faculty and students are creating technologies and tools to combat disease, promote health, and safeguard the environment—all with a commitment to addressing developing world problems and a focus on commercializing Notre Dame discoveries. http://advanceddiagnostics.nd.edu/
Focusing primarily on the period since 1500, explores the influence of climate, topography, plants, animals, and microorganisms on human history and the reciprocal influence of people on the environment. Topics include the European encounter with the Americas, the impact of modern technology, and the historical roots of the current environmental crisis.
Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics: The Science of Engineering a Healthier World
21H.421 Introduction to Environmental History (MIT)