The new discipline of astrobiology – that is, the science of searching for extraterrestrial life – is not only rapdly growing, but has also captured the public imagination. This unit examines the emergence of icy satellites of distant planets as potential sites of extraterrestrial life. Focussing on the case study of Jupiter's moon Europa, the unit looks at the potential for life there, and speculates on the ethics of searching for life elsewhere in the solar system.
Using a Dictionary
This language and communications skills resource is concerned with the use of a dictionary to look up the meaning of words and compare synonyms. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,
Skylab: A Home Above Our Home Planet
The history of America's first space station Skylab. For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov
The Interwar Period in Bălţi
Holocaust survivors from Bălţi, Romania (today Moldova) talk about the daily life of the Jews in Bălţi before the Holocaust. The video is part of the exhibition "The Story of the Jewish Community of Bălţi" on the Yad Vashem website. This exhibition was prepared with the support of The Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany Click here to enter the exhibition: http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/exhibitions/communities/Balti
Wasting Energy at Home
People use energy in all aspects of their lives for cooking, lighting and entertainment. Much of this energy use takes place in buildings, such as our homes. To save money and reduce the impact on our environment, many people are reducing their energy use. One way is to hire engineers to perform home energy audits to understand the ways we use energy and identify ways we can conserve energy. In this activity, students act as energy conservation engineers and identify the ways energy is conserved
Slide Right on By Using an Inclined Plane
Students explore building a pyramid, learning about the simple machine called an inclined plane. They also learn about another simple machine, the screw, and how it is used as a lifting or fastening device. During a hands-on activity, students see how the angle of inclination and pull force can make it easier (or harder) to pull an object up an inclined plane.
Oral Public Health and Community Service Program
This course addresses the following questions: What are Public Health, Civic Engagement, and Community Service, and how do they relate to general health and well-being? What are the fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics and what are their practical applications in general health and healthcare? Why are oral health and oral healthcare access major public health issues world-wide? How do the oral public health issues of water fluoridation, mercury disposal, HIV/AIDS, cancer, and tobacco u
Sir Christopher Ricks on the Poetry of Bob Dylan
Guest lecturer Professor Christopher Ricks discusses the poetry of Bob Dylan, "All Because of the Color of his Skin" as part of Jepson School of Leadership Studies Professor Gary L. McDowell's Folk Music and Protest Thought class. Professor Ricks is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University, and co-director of the Editorial Institute. He has been professor of English at Bristol and at Cambridge universities in the United Kingdom, and was elected Professor
ICSAT 2011 at CU-ICAR - James Barker and Dr. Klaus Scharioth, German ambassador to the U.S.
Clemson University hosted more than 100 auto industry representatives from around the world on April 5th and 6th for the International Conference on Sustainable Automotive Technologies at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR). It was the first time for the conference to be held in North America. After visiting Clemson's main campus earlier in the week, Dr. Klaus Scharioth, German ambassador to the United States, told the conference that investments betwee
Strange Fruit: Reconstruction to Jim Crow
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit, and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as playing an online game called "The Road to Equality," and an activity in which students will create their own board games.
Brassica plants produce seeds to reproduce. They need to be cross-pollinated in order to make seeds.
A presentation of Monopoly, its characteristics and influences.
Less Developed Countries
The characteristics of Less Developed Countries and Third World Debt
Music and Feeling 1 - Vocal Composition
Focuses on music and emotions. Working in groups, children compose a piece describing a human emotion and using only the voice.
On the Shoulders of Giants - Milutin Milankovitch
Milutin Milankovitch formulated a comprehensive mathematical model that calculated latitudinal differences in solar radiation upon the Earth's surface and the corresponding surface temperatures for 600,000 years prior to the year 1800. Readers can learn how Milankovitch developed his theories and how they were confirmed years later by climatic data found in deep-sea sediment cores, which indicated that major variations in climate such as ice ages were closely associated with changes in the geome
Writing...Not Just Books
Writing books is not the only way to express yourself. Use the links below to create different writing projects. Tell your story by writing a comic strip.
Multiple Sclerosis - Coordination Exam - Upper Extremities Sub-exam - Patient 20
Janie is a 39-year-old Caucasian female who initially presented with weakness and L'Hermitte’s phenomena at the age of 35. Initially mistaken as a TIA, MRI of the brain revealed numerous plaques in the white matter suggesting Multiple Sclerosis. Her lumbar puncture initially failed to demonstrate the presence of oligoclonal bands, but since progression of the disease over the past few years bands have developed.