Neurosurgery - What is it?
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the nervous system, brain diseases, diseases of the spine and spinal cord, as well as peripheral nerve diseases that may be treated with neurosurgery. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 07 - Vestibular System
One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial.
Myasthenia Gravis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Facial Nerve (CN VII) Sub-exam - Patient 11
Patient is a 52-year-old African American male who initially presented with diplopia and dysphagia about five years ago. Serologic testing demonstrated antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor, and repetitive nerve stimulation testing showed a decrement in CMAP at slow frequency repetitive stimulation. He now presents with generalized myasthenia, dysarthria, dysphagia and diplopia during a pyridostigmine-holiday for Tensilon testing.
How To Become a Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical engineering is the science of designing, developing, and creating mechanical systems is the subject of this short video. Mechanical engineers make devices like engines, generators, turbines, refrigerators, elevators, robots for manufacturing, tools, and many other types of equipment and machines. This video shows some of the complexity that the profession offers.
Money talks: May 23rd 2011
In this week's programme: the race to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn continues amid a global economic slowdown and the Eurozone crisis
Breakingviews: Italy's amazing financial engineering
May 23 - To avoid spooking markets Italy is attempting an amazing feat of financial engineering, and the Eurovision song contest has a clear message for euro governments say Breakingviews.
Troubles in Zimbabwe must be resolved peacefully
Dr George Kanyeihamba, one of this years honorary graduates, helped establish democracy and the independent judicial system in Uganda, and is considered the Founding Father of human rights in Africa. Here, he talks about his experiences, and the need for peaceful resolution of events in Zimbabwe.
Open house 2012
On Saturday, May 26, SFU welcomed approximately 19,000 guests to its open house event atop Burnaby Mountain. This video provides a quick overview of the fun and engaging activities. http://www.sfu.ca/openhouse
School of Law Commencement 2012 - Jacqueline A. Berrien
Honorary Degree Recipient Jacqueline A. Berrien delivers the Commencement Address at the School of Law Commencement on May 25, 2012.
Jim Tiedje at the 2011 DOE JGI User Meeting
Jim Tiedje of Michigan State University on "Tackling Metagenomics' Largest Challenge: The Great Prairie Project" at the 6th annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 24, 2011.
What was the Lincoln Conspiracy?
When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865, he was a part of a larger conspiracy is part of this 3:32 video. This video goes through some interesting data that could be of interest to students. The video could motivate students to do their own research.
High School Home School Geography
Learn about high school level home school geography from an experienced teacher and home school authority. To get high school level credit she recommends purchasing a geography textbook, continue notebooking and enroll child in community college. She talks about what high school level students should know about geography and what to teach them.
136: Can your business plan survive this stress test?
The road to success is littered with the wreckage of strategies gone awry. Here is a six-step stress test for your strategy.
Cytotoxic T Cells
How cytotoxic T cells get activated by MHC-I/antigen complexes and then proceed to kill infected cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
Carbon Dioxide and the Greenhouse Effect
This video explains the role of carbon dioxide in the Greenhouse Effect. Carbon dioxide is one of the gasses that absorbs the earth’s heat. This video provides a detailed explanation of the Greenhouse Effect as a vital process that sustains life on Earth. It also presents an experiment that shows how carbon dioxide absorbs thermal radiation, mimicking the Greenhouse Effect. (3:33)
Time for Me to Leaf: Tree Chlorophyll Chromatography
This video describes the different pigments in leaves and explains why leaves change color each Fall. It demonstrates an experiment that uses chlorophyll chromatography to prove that every leaf, regardless of its color, has pigments of green, red, and yellow. (8:44)
Ping Guo - PhD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy
Ping explains how working as a nurse in China prompted her to study for her masters and PhD.
Reading Lesson in a First Grade Classroom--Beginning Cause and Effect
This video shows a first grade group reading lesson on cause and effect. The books they are using are "If You Give a Pig a Pancake" and "If You Give a Dog a Doughnut". She encourages the students to turn "knee to knee" and "eye to eye" to discuss the books. This is a great resource to learn tips and strategies for the early childhood classroom. (11:00)
CAD in Architectural Practice
A leading architecture/engineering firm has made use of in- house computer system since 1963. This paper discusses some special topics in using computers for the design of HVAC systems, and the process of implementing CAD in the HVAC engineering practice
"Possum Magic" Written By Mem Fox Read Aloud
Grandma Poss uses her best bush magic to make Hush invisible. But when Hush longs to be able to see herself again, the two possums must make their way across Australia to find the magic food that will make Hush visible once more. Students will get to see each page and words as they see and hear the reader. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (3:25)