The nervous system is a network of neurons that send signals to different parts of an organism's body to coordinate the actions of the organisms. Most animals have two parts to their nervous systems - the central nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord while the peripheral nervous system includes sensory neurons and nerves. The nervous system is different from the endocrine system because its messages travel more quickly and don't last as long. (12:43)
Letter "M" Song
In this animated video, students will learn that the letter M is a consonant, will learn its sound, will learn M words, and practice writing M in the air. Man, mall, money, and monkey are some of the words in this video. Lyrics are repeated several times. This is a good teaching resource for the early childhood classroom and/or for special education students. (3:36)
The American Revolution: Mayflower Compact
This one minute video is an overview of The Mayflower Compact, which was the first agreement to allow for organized self-governments in America. Its impact on later government documents is explored. Worth the time.
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance
ISS Update - April 22, 2011
The International Space Station video update for April 22, 2011.
Pressure + Ink: Introduction to Intaglio
Produced in conjunction with the exhibition German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse. Find out more at http://moma.org/germanexpressionism Special thanks to Phil Sanders, Director and Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. A program of The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts. Created by Plowshares Media PlowsharesMedia.com © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Looking at Music 3.0: Lee Quinones
February 16-May 30, 2011 Images courtesy of Lee Quinones. Filmed by The People's DP, Inc.
Authors@Google: Jenny Blake
Jenny Blake spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on March 31, 2011 about the behind-the-scenes process (and lessons learned) of publishing her new book Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want. About the book: Life After College is an essential manual for every graduating student and young professional. It features practical, actionable advice that helps people focus on the BIG picture of their lives, not just the details. Life After College will leave you feeling inspire
Musicians@Google: The Dodos
The Dodos performed for Googlers in Mountain View, Ca on April 7, 2011 from their album No Color. About The Dodos: "Is there a rootsy folk-rock band — or any rock band, period, this side of Rush — that's more reliant on drumming than The Dodos? Multi-instrumentalists Meric Long and Logan Kroeber build their best songs around percussion to startling effect: "Good" and "Don't Try and Hide It," from the new No Color, pound and clatter with such precision and clarity, the whomp of the drums mi
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 1
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Nobel Banquet speech, Andre Geim, 2010
In his speech at the Nobel Banquet, Andre Geim, 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics, comments on the current state of science and he includes his unique sense of humour. Read more about his discovery of graphene: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/2010/
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Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Other selection methods
Welcome to Other Selection Methods a workbook in the Futures series of workbooks, which help students choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to a range of common selection methods used by employers to select graduates for jo
Explores the idea of the parameter of the photographic space/ depth, through doorways and exits.
Meet the Amazing TAMers: Jamy Ian Swiss Part 3
Joel Guttormson, Operations Coordinator for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, interviews speakers from TAM 2013 presented by the James Randi Educational Foundation. An acclaimed master of the challenging art of sleight of hand, Jamy Ian Swiss has performed magic throughout the United States for presenters ranging from Fortune 500 companies to the Smithsonian Institution. He has lectured to magicians in 13 countries and made numerous television appearances in the United Stat
Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
Records of the Vernon-Benshoff Company, 1911-1972
The Vernon-Benshoff Company was established by Harold and Lester Vernon, along with their partner, William Benshoff, in 1922. The Company records include tapes and transcripts of the history of the company, details about the development of the dental base Vernonite, alloy specifications for the casting metals, business accounts and correspondence, legal papers, various price lists, photographs, memorabilia, some outside publications, and The Vernonite Work Bench.
Guide to the Harry Phillips Davis Collection, 1915-1944
Harry Phillips Davis was a mechanical and electrical engineer who worked for the Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company. He eventually rose to the position of Vice-President in charge of Manufacturing and Engineering for Westinghouse. During his tenure, Davis helped bring about the first commercial radio station in the United States, KDKA. His papers consist of memorandum, correspondence, biographical information, clippings and material from his estate.
Where next for public health in the era of austerity?
This event was the second in a series of master class lectures jointly staged by the University of Leeds and Leeds Metropolitan University bringing together relevant senior figures and academics from across the city and surrounding region. The twenty-first century has seen a growth in political, environmental and economic insecurity in the context of global recession, population ageing and climate change. Responding to these threats involves rethinking how we work together, care for ourselves,