Shuttle Showcase: STS-124
The second in a series of flights to assemble the Japanese segment of the International Space Station saw the mammoth Kibo module delivered to the complex complements of Discovery and its crew on the STS-124 mission. Kibo, the Japanese word for "hope" would house dozens of experiments and serve as a platform for external payloads brought to the complex on subsequent Shuttle flights and the Japanese "Kounotori" H-2 Transfer Vehicle cargo ship.
Shuttle Showcase: STS-125
After four previous trips to repair and upgrade the Hubble Space Telescope, it was time for the Shuttle to make one final service call to install new, advanced instruments, batteries, gyros and insulation on the astronomical icon. Following 5 complex spacewalks, Hubble was left virtually brand new --- and ready for many more years of unprecedented science.
Continental United States Population Map
This image shows the 2001 population distribution estimate made by the US Census. This visualization was created in support of a story describing how NASA is assisting the CDC and EPA in tracking the spread of West Nile Virus.
Varicose Veins - Sclerotherapy (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of sclerotherapy for varicose veins. It also reviews the anatomy of the cardiovascular system, symptoms, causes, preventive measures, what the procedure involves, and possible complications. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Overview of glycolysis
This 13 minute video is about one of the four phases of cellular respiration called glycolysis. Glycolysis is the process in cellular respiration that produces ATP's. For the process glycolysis to produce ATP's however, ATP's must first be available to be used to break up the carbon. The video uses a narrator and a smart board.
How to Pack for a Semester Abroad
Packing for a Semester Abroad - Some great tips on packing for a semester abroad, like packing an extra empty bag for souvenirs, bringing a gift for your host family and taking along a combination lock for when staying at hostels. (01:48)
Student Activities for Bach Cantata
A lesson plan aimed at all levels. It presents a number of different activities as starting points for the study of the set work. Teachers may select from the list in any order depending on the level of the class, progress of the students, etc.
1.2 How have these changes affected the division of labour within families?
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
All month long, in honor of Colon Cancer awareness, Dr. Raju, in the department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, is answering colonoscopy questions on facebook via video from his computer here at MD Anderson.
Exploring Important Biological Concepts Using Biology Workbench
This set of three activities uses Biology Workbench, a website that brings together sequence databases and online software for searching databases, aligning sequences, and creating inferred phylogenetic trees. The first two activities explore the diversity of preproinsulin sequences across species. Students use the Student Version of Biology Workbench and search databases by keyword in the first activity, while, in the second, students use the actual Biology Workbench and search the databases us
Exercise Physiology: The Response of Metabolic Rate to Physical Activity
In this lab, students measure their heart rate, oxygen consumption, and carbon dioxide production in various physical activities on a treadmill or cycle ergometer. After learning the techniques in the first lab period, each group of 3-4 students designs an independent investigation that is performed during the second lab period. To measure metabolic rate, students collect expired air in a Douglas bag, then measure the volume, the temperature, and the concentration of oxygen and carbon dioxide. W
Effective Methods of Training Biology Laboratory Teaching Assistants IV: The Use of Skits, A Teachin
Each year since 1999 ABLE has provided a forum for presentation, discussion, and sharing of ideas concerning the use of undergraduates and graduate students to run labs and teach in the Departments of Biological Science. There have been lively films, games, examples, and discussions of the many university training sessions and/or workshops to Train Graduate Teaching Assistants to handle students, labs, and even teaching assignments. This year we will offer four other areas of discussion for you.
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SSPD_Chapter 7_Part 6_Basic Circuit Concepts_concluded This module concludes the basic circuit concepts by giving the analysis of the parasitic capacitances associated with fringing-field effect, […]