Introduction to Evolution and Natural Selection
This 17:40 long video uses drawing a a lecture format to help explain the concept of evolution. This video offers several examples of evolution. Good for most all ages.
How to Change a Flat Tire
This 5:35 minute long video gives the basics of changing a tire.
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The Taking of Inch and Clone
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Reporter Genes and Transgenic Plants to Study Response to Environmental Signals
This resource provides detailed laboratory exercises and instructions for investigating bacterial responses to plant signaling chemicals.
"Move Your Body" Music Video with Beyoncé
Beyoncé's "Move Your Body" is a four minute video that could be used to get students exercising to the beat of her music or to have the students study the dance moves and copy them. Either way, it is bound to get their attention.
Voices from the Edge - Radio Interview (5/12/2011)
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General Mathematical Preliminaries
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
Improving RN-MD On-Call Telephone Communication in Long-Term Care
Evidence-Based collection of materials developed to improve RN-MD communication over the telephone during off hours in a long-term care (skilled nursing home) setting. Includes a peer-reviewed publication that documents the impact of structured communication and a templated electronic progress note on RN satisfaction with the on-call encounter.
Harry Potter - Quiz
So what do you know about Harry Potter?
Erasing Inscription, Inscripting Erasure: Palimpsest
Chapter Nine of Marcia Brennan's Flowering Light: Kabbalistic Mysticism and the Art of Elliot R. Wolfson
In this unit materials you will learn about the history of Spain and the important place of Arab and Jewish cultures in Spanish history. You will study a number of language points to help you talk about history and will write descriptive texts using a variety of stylistic devices.
TEDx McMaster U - Jessica Franklin
"Challenging the Oppression Olympics"
Zebrafish blood cells
Detailed view of blood cells flowing through the two-chambered heart of Danio.
Pacific pocket mouse (Perognathus longimembris pacificus)
Mice are omnivores and eat green plants and insects. However, snakes, owls, skunks, and coyotes prey on mice.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Neck Tone
The tone of the neck can be assessed by passively rotating the head towards the shoulder. The chin should be able to rotate to the shoulder but not beyond the shoulder. If the chin goes beyond the shoulder then there is hypotonia of the neck muscles, which is associated with poor head control. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
Marquette student speaks about studying abroad in South Africa
Marquette student Brian Harper speaks about his experience studying abroad in South Africa. Learn more at www.marquette.edu/oie
"The Society of Mind, Spring 2007"
" This course is an introduction to a theory that tries to explain how minds are made from collections of simpler processes. The subject treats such aspects of thinking as vision, language, learning, reasoning, memory, consciousness, ideals, emotions, and personality. Ideas incorporate psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science to resolve theoretical issues such as whole vs. parts, structural vs. functional descriptions, declarative vs. procedural representations, symbolic vs. con
This Week @Minnesota: Energy and U, World Languages Day and Chris Sacca
School might be out for the summer, but things are still happening at the U of M! In "This Week @Minnesota" for the week of May 16-20, we look at two on-campus events for K-12 students in Minnesota - "Energy and U" and "World Languages Day." We also hear highlights from the Carlson School commencement address, given by one of Twitter's original investors, Chris Sacca. Connect with us on Twitter @UMNews and let us know what you'd like to see next week on This Week!
Student leaders make impact in tornado affected area
A group of 60 Auburn students recently took part in the LeaderShape Institute at the 4-H Center in Columbiana. As a part of the experience, the students visited Pratt City, a Birmingham suburb and one of the areas hit hardest by the April 27 tornadoes. A number of the students who participated in the program are from the Birmingham area and were deeply moved by the devastation they witnessed.