Light to the brain relieves winter blues
Nov. 21 - An unusual method of delivering light therapy to combat seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is proving successful according to its Finnish developers. The system involves a headset, much like earphones, that shine bright lights directly into the brain through the ear canal. Stuart McDill reports.
Jeff Beck wins Living Legend
Nov. 10 - Jeff Beck wins Living Legend Award and performs with Joss Stone and Chrissie Hynde. Mirja Mey reports.
UT News - ROTC Helicopter Flight
ROTC Students from The University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University got a chance to fly on Chinook helicopters to training sessions in Michigan.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
Quadruped Opposites (Bird Dogs)
Teaching: • Start in quadruped position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral Coaching: • Keep back flat and core tight • Lift opposite arm and opposite leg without letting core move • Engage glute of lifted leg Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion or extension of lumbar spine • Head is not neutral
Bridge w/ Leg Lift
Teaching: • Start in prone position on forearms • Keep hips off ground head neutral toes dorsiflexed and core tight Coaching: • Without moving hips lift one leg by squeezing glute • Alternate legs • Keep back flat and core tight Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips rotate flex or extend • Head is not neutral
Bridge to Plank
Teaching: • Start in prone position with forearms on ground under shoulders • Keep hips off ground head neutral toes dorsiflexed and core tight Coaching: • Walk hands into plank position • Keep back flat and core tight • Walk hands back to bridge position and repeat Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips rotate
CAPS Doctoral Internship - Brett Vicario
Counseling and Psychological Services at Oregon State University.
Faculty conversations: Benjamin Duke
Benjamin Duke, assistant professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Design, talks about creating disjunction in his paintings and his new studio space in Lansing. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9978
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
Climate Change: The Burning Issue
This Web site from London's Science Museum offers an easy-to-follow introduction to climate change. The creators of this visually appealing and well-organized Web site have taken pains to explain climate change in a clear and straightforward manner, and have even included a glossary (Jargon-buster) that demystifies the terms used in the climate change debate. Other features of this Web site include an interactive game, in which players see how the choices they make today affect the future of the
The Lives of Microorganisms: A Micronaturalist's Notebook
A Micronaturalist's Notebook is a series of photo essays from BioMEDIA Associates offering a quick but fascinating look at "the teaming worlds of life in ponds, streams, tidepools, moss beds, the soil, and virtually everywhere else in the world." The website contains amazing photographs by BioMEDIA's biologist/filmmaker Bruce Russell, along with interesting and informative descriptions. The November 2003 feature, Bacteria: Ya Can't Live Without 'Um! highlights bacterial decomposition, cyanobacte
Sand Vibration Patterns - Chladni Plate
Hey kids! Go rest your hands on a speaker playing loud music. Feel the sound vibrations? Good. Now you might want to adjust your volume for this one.Sound frequencies produce a variety of increasingly intricate resonance patterns. And if you sprinkle sand or salt on a metal plate that is vibrating from these sound frequencies, you can see the patterns.
Sand on a rectangular metal plate shows the resonance patterns at specific frequencies of oscillation.
Data analysis: as real world as it gets
In Data Analysis: As Real World As It Gets, we feature resources for teaching about data and statistics as supported by the NCTM Standards (NCTM, 2000). Data collection and analysis can be an avenue into the meaningful mathematics and problem-solving skills needed by students in the twenty-first century. And an answer to the student question, Why do we have to study math? can be found when teaching mathematics with a real-world statistics approach.
Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
Rugby has been an integral part of the sporting scene in and around Wakefield since 1873. The first club was called ‘Wakefield Trinity Club’ and is famously known today as the ‘Wakefield Wildcats’. Although it was originally associated with the Northern towns of Great Britain, Rugby has grown in popularity and is now played world-wide. Our very own Wildcats have supporters as far away as Australia! The main aim of this workbook is to help you brush up your Literacy and numeracy skill
Sir Hermann Bondi Lecture: Secret Mathematicians
Professor Marcus du Sautoy explores the hidden mathematical ideas that underpin artists' creative output and reveals that the work of the mathematician is sometimes no less driven by strong aesthetic values.
European shares lose ground
Nov. 4 - European shares extended falls on Friday, with investor sentiment hit after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said hardly any G20 countries had committed to participate in the euro zone bailout fund. Matt Cowan reports.
Huge eruption of DR Congo volcano
Nov. 14 -DR Congo's Nyamuragira volcano sends lava hundreds of metres into the sky, in its largest eruption of the century. Travis Brecher reports.
CHIN 101-01, Elementary Chinese, Fall 2004
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This course introduces students with no previous knowledge of Chinese to the language--called "Mandarin" by English speakers, putonghua in the People's Republic, and Kuo-yu in Taiwan. Equal emphasis will be given to acquiring the rudiments of both spoken and written Chinese. Although oral-aural work naturally makes up the bulk of our work in the classroom, the instructors will always be availab