This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
The Prevention Convention
This article from our family magazine series has tips, a "catchy" tune, and a comic about how to avoid infectious diseases."The Prevention Convention" has 10 tips for how to avoid infectious diseases, including "Say 'NO' to dough!" and "Wash 'em before you eat 'em!" "Wash Your Hands" sings the praises of lathering up."In a public bathroom, somewhere in America..." illustrates what separates "a real washout" from "a world-class washer."
Sharks: Did You Know?
This collection of fun facts is from Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality, part of the Museum's Seminars on Science series. These distance-learning courses are designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. A brief explanation page is provided for the six fun facts: Did you know sharks can gestate for up to two years? Did you know sharks and rays don't have bones? Did you know sharks and rays are cosmopolitan in distribution? Did you know an individual shark can produce upwards
Liquid Oxygen and Nitrogen
Describes some interesting properties in cryogenic gas.
3.6 Length of torpor bouts in hibernation
Hibernation is an ingenious adaptation that some animals employ to survive difficult conditions in winter. This unit examines the differences between hibernation and torpor, and discusses the characteristic signs of hibernation behaviour. It explores the triggers that bring on hibernation, and whether internal signals or external season cues are predominant. It also examines the physiological adaptations that occur in hibernating animals. This unit builds on and develops ideas introduced in the
Sunday Service - 4/3/2011 - Shane Claiborne
A service of Sunday worship in Duke University Chapel. Mr Shane Claiborne delivers a sermon entitled "Dirty Theology." Bulletin: http://bit.ly/e5dBlb
One on One with the Sun
This humorous OLogy article introduces kids to the Sun. The big star answers 15 questions, including: Your agent told me that you're the biggest star in the universe. Is that true? I know you star types tend to be touchy about age, but how old are you? Actually, I'm curious to know how stars begin. What's your story? Let's turn to a delicate subject. How do stars die? In Hollywood, I meet a lot of people filled with hot air. What gases are inside you?
You Decide: Should the US federal government legalize marijuana?
This educational guide focuses on the debate as to whether or not marijuana should be legalized by the federal government. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities and learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
The Atmosphere And Its Relation To The Crust And Hydrosphere
This site provides an illustrated lecture from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include a review of the structure and formation of the Earth's crust, atmosphere, and hydrological cycle, and the composition of the atmosphere. Additional topics covered are the concept of residence time, geological and biological sources of components in the atmosphere, acid-base theory, Henry's law and the solubility of gases in water, primary and secondary air pol
Meet the Geneticists
Meet the OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they can learn more about three kids and one scientist whose curiosity focuses on genetics: Emily, a 12-year-old from New York who is interested in her genetic ability to curl her tongue and in her cat's colorings. Logan, an 11-year-old from Washington State who has a plan for scientists interested in cloning a woolly mammoth. Seth, a 12-year-old from Kansas who got excited about
You Decide: Should the U. S. replace the Electoral College with a direct democracy?
This educational guide focuses on the Electoral College and whether or not it should be replaced by a direct democracy. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
You Decide: Should the United States government reinstate the military draft?
This educational guide focuses on whether or not the United States government should reinstate the military draft. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they stand on this controversial issue.
Meet the PaleontOLogists
Meet the OLogists is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they can learn more about three kids and one scientist whose curiosity focuses on paleontology: Anna, a 10-year-old from Washington state who collects knowledge along with fossils. Max, a seven-year-old from Connecticut who has made a collection of clay dinosaurs. Reva, an 11-year-old from New York who especially likes the meat-eating dinosaurs. Mark Norell, a paleontologist who
The Science Scoop: The Human Genome Project
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the human genome project by clicking through an online slide show, hosted by kids, that answers these questions: What's a genome, anyway?What is the human genome project? What does it mean to me?
Optometría II (2010)
La asignatura Optometría II deriva de la materia troncal Optometría y Contactología (B.O.E. 20-11-1990), correspondiéndole un total de 8 créditos (3,5 teóricos y 4,5 prácticos). El alumnos debe tener unos conocimientos básicos teóricos y prácticos de las ametropías y de los principios de la evaluación, detección y corrección óptica de las disfunciones refractivas (Optometría I, que se imparte en el primer cuatrimestre de segundo curso), y debe sentar las bases para el aprendizaje
Bulbs and Roots: Radishes
Radishes have roots. These roots help the radishes absorb nutrients and water from the soil. The radish and root are buried underneath the soil. The green leaves are above soil to gather sunlight for the plant.
J R R Tolkien 'Beyond the Shoreless Sea'
These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.
LOCATE: a mouse protein subcellular localization database
We present here LOCATE, a curated, web-accessible database that houses data describing the membrane organization and subcellular localization of proteins from the FANTOM3 Isoform Protein Sequence set. Membrane organization is predicted by the high-throughput, computational pipeline MemO. The subcellular locations of selected proteins from this set were determined by a high-throughput, immunofluorescence-based assay and by manually reviewing >1700 peer-reviewed publications. LOCATE represents the
Horseshoe Crabs and Birds: Could This Living Fossil Become Extinct?
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at horseshoe crabs and why this creature that predates the dinosaurs is now at risk. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists.