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Neurosurgery - What is it?
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the nervous system, brain diseases, diseases of the spine and spinal cord, as well as peripheral nerve diseases that may be treated with neurosurgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Taxes and Perfectly Inelastic Demand
Who bears the burden for the taxes when demand is inelastic. (7:51)
The frog has large eye sockets on the top of its skull so that it can see outside the water while mostly submerged. Large nostrils also at the end of the skull help it breathe while mostly under water. The frog uses long legs as a spring to jump from place to place and to swim through the water. Frog ribs do not wrap around its body like most vertebrates. Its ribs only offer protection from an attack on the back. This makes sense because the frog spends much time floating or crouching with only
Compliment Chain-- Documenting our respectful behavior
This video documents the celebration of our first 50 compliments of the school year. Mr. Harry's students celebrate each compliment received by building a chain. Their goal was 50 compliments and they reached their goal. They use the chain to learn about patterns and other math concepts. This is a great teaching strategy for any elementary classroom and even higher grades. It is also a positive parent communication tool(4:31)
SAP's Snabe: Small firms are our weak spot
July 24 - SAP sticks to its full-year targets even as turmoil deepens in Europe, but small and medium sized firms are struggling to finance investment says co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe.
The Forecast Factory
The Forest Factory classroom exercise is an introduction to the topic of weather forecasting. Students role-play the various elements in forecasting process such as equations, announcers, data analysts, and airplanes. By following the script, the students will summarize the entire process in a single class period. This lesson plan is well suited to large classes in lecture-hall settings. This Starting Point website provides a discussion and summary of this teaching method as well as extensions t
Topic Writing In French
Overview of one teacher's approach to topic writing for Leaving Cert. It looks at a mixture of reading comprehension, oral work and written exercises, and has been tested in the classroom with good success.
A Look at The Reader's Workshop: Part 1
This video shows a teacher conducting a mini-lesson, a key element in the Reader's Workshop program. The video includes teachers providing background information and their reflections on the mini-lesson portion of the program. ( 9:31)
Galaxy-Quasar Associations: Is the Big Bang Bung?
When we see a galaxy and a quasar near each other in the sky, it might be because they are really near each other, or it might be that they are far apart and just along the same line of sight. Tests performed by Alan Stockton (Astrophysical Journal 223:747-757, "The Nature of QSO Redshifts", 1978) on a sample of such pairs have shown that some galaxy-quasar pairs have the same redshift and so are accepted as being at the same distance. Other pairs with very different redshifts however have been
Discovery Collection: Marine Animals
Marine Animals is one of the AMNH Education Department's many collections of specimens and artifacts gathered the world over by explorers and scientists. In its online Discovery Collection form, Marine Animals includes an educator's Guide with suggestions for how to use the Marine Animals Discovery Collection in the classroom.
Helpful Hints for Field Sketching
This online article, from Biodiversity Counts, offers insight into the task of field sketching. After discussing the difference between seeing and observing, the article offers tips designed to help make students better at observational rendering. The six hints discussed are proportions, perspective, volume, simplifying, practicing a lot, and having fun.
Experimentación en Biotecnología I (Grado en Biotecnología)
El objetivo general de la asignatura es el estudio termodinámico, desde un punto de vista experimental, de las disoluciones no ideales de electrolitos. En particular, se pretende estudiar la influencia de las sales disueltas en el agua de mar en las reacciones químicas que tienen lugar en ella. Para ello se presentan dos entornos de trabajo: uno centrado en un equilibrio heterogéneo (reacción de precipitación) y otro en uno homogéneo (reacción de formación de un complejo). La metodologí
The 2010 W-2s are in the mail
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5.1 Critical questions
Reading is an essential skill for all of us and developing our skills in reading is a good investment. This unit is packed with practical activities which are aimed at making reading more enjoyable and rewarding. This unit also includes sections on how to read actively and critically.
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LIGHTNING ROUND: Analysts have "no idea" on Facebook results
StockTwits' Phil Pearlman says the wide dispersion in estimates for Facebook's first earnings report means no one knows what to expect and that investors will learn a lot from the release.
Trading at Noon: Zynga tanks; investors await Facebook
July 26 - Zynga shares continue their downward spiral while traders watch for Facebook's first earnings report
Study Abroad: BARBADOS
All videos, interviews, and photos were created by College of Charleston students. For more information on our study abroad programs and other international education opportunities, visit: http://international.cofc.edu/ Program Description: This program will allow students to experience and visualize the connections between people of African descent in the U.S. and in the Caribbean. The shared histories of Barbados and Charleston will be explored. That history will be traced to the present day.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building