Hurricane Gert from TRMM: September 16, 1999
A fly-in to Hurricane Gert on September 16, 1999, showing the three-dimensional structure of the precipitation as measured by the Precipitation Radar instrument on TRMM. In this animation, a surface of constant precipitation is colored by the value of the precipitation on the ground under the surface. The global cloud cover data was measured by GOES.
Author(s): Chris Kummerow,Greg Shirah,Tom Bridgman

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How Many Drops?
In this lesson and its associated activity, students conduct a simple test to determine how many drops of each of three liquids can be placed on a penny before spilling over. The three liquids are water, rubbing alcohol, and vegetable oil; because of their different surface tensions, more water can be piled on top of a penny than either of the other two liquids. However, this is not the main point of the activity. Instead, students are asked to come up with an explanation for their observations
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Postcards
Printable worksheet that requires students to write simple postcards. It can be expanded as pupils' confidence grows.
Author(s): Jim Purcell

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Seasonal NDVI for Africa. 1981-2000 averaged without month notation.
Seasonal NDVI for Africa. 1981-2000 averaged without month notation. 15 frames-month
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The Magnetosphere - Earth Raises its Shields
A view of a computer-generated model of the Earth's magnetosphere. Semi-transparent surfaces represent particle density (red is high, blue is low) and silvery tubes represent the magnetic field lines. In this particular model, the solar wind has an ambient density of 8.35 particles-cm^3. The isosurfaces are then red (>17 particles-cm^3), yellow (>12 particles-cm^3), green (>8.6 particles-cm^3) and blue (<1.0 particle-cm^3).
Author(s): Dan Spicer,Eric Sokolowsky,Horace Mitchell,Tom Bri

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6 Collaboration between teachers and parents

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Click 'View document' to open the reading Collaboration between teachers and parents in assisting children's reading by J. Tizard, W. N. Schofield and Jenny Hewison (PDF, 0.1 MB, 19 pages).


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Six Traits of Writing
This 20 minute lecture is on using the Six Traits of Writing. It includes student examples and moves slowly through the traits.
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Total Ozone over Antarctica from TOMS: Jul 1, 1998 through Oct 1, 1998 (Rotation to Pole)
Total ozone over Antarctica for the period July 1, 1998 through October 1, 1998 as measured by Earth Probe TOMS. Dark blue represents regions of low ozone and red represents regions of high ozone.
Author(s): Greg Shirah,Paul Newman

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"Bioethics, Spring 2009"
" This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do pe
Author(s): Hare, Caspar,Jones, David

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3 DNA: Spot the difference

Here we look at DNA, the molecule which contains the instructions for making each living creature. It is contained within the genes of every individual living thing on Earth. Closely related creatures have DNA that is very similar, and distantly related creatures have DNA that is very different. By looking at how similar or different their DNA molecules are, we can see how closely related two species are.

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Neuropathy - Station and Gait Exam - Gait Sub-exam - Patient 7
This 61-year-old man has had slowly progressive gait disturbance and weakness of his legs for 14 years. He has developed a limp in both legs, and his feet trip on objects and on uneven floor surfaces resulting in falls. He feels uncoordinated and unbalanced especially in the dark. He has to use a cane to assist ambulation. For the last 10 years, he has had numbness and tingling in both lower extremities. This began in his toes and now has extended proximally to his knees.
Author(s): John C. Pearson, PhD

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Texas A&M Architecture Students Help Their South Texas Neighbors
A Texas A&M architecture class responds to the needs of the residents in the colonia of Las Lomas, TX.
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Introducción a la Economía de la Empresa (2011)
Esta asignatura constituye la primera toma de contacto del alumno con el mundo de la empresa, lo que condiciona los objetivos didácticos de la misma. Ello requiere integrar en un mismo curso materiales pedagógicos descriptivos y analíticos, procurando no caer en un exceso de abstracción y formalismo que distancie al alumno de la realidad, o por el contrario, en un exceso de descripción que carezca de capacidad interpretativa. En definitiva, se plantea la necesidad de facilitar la descripci
Author(s): José Luis Fernández Sánchez,Ladislao Luna Sotor

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Claude Simon : le temps dans l'espace / Alastair B. Duncan

Claude Simon : le temps dans l'espace / Alastair B. Duncan. In colloque international "Claude Simon géographe" organisé par l'Équipe Littérature et Herméneutique du laboratoire Patrimoine Littérature Histoire (PLH) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail. Toulouse : Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail, 26-27 mai 2011.

Alastair B. Duncan analyse la manière dont Histoire et Géographie se conjuguent dans la roman de Claude Simon, "Les corps conducteu
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PediNeuroLogic Exam Quiz
Thirty question quiz covering all six age groups in the PediNeuroLogicExam tutorials. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
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Belting Out a Physics Lesson
High school science teacher Sam Terfa wanted to demonstrate a fundamental physics principle: resonant frequency. To do so, he found the best singer at Minnehaha Academy and had him serenade a wine glass. It did not turn out well for the glass.  (02:48)
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" Fern Goes to Greece"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox visits the sites of Athens, Greece, including the Acropolis, Palamidi castle, and island of Aegina.  The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:49)
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Modelling Excellence (4/10): Motivation metaprograms
Motivation metaprograms and their uses
Author(s): Jane Stubberfield

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