Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D., chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D., director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes and corals,
MicrobeWorld Ep. 8: ReGenesis
ReGenesis is an award winning science drama produced by Toronto's Shaftesbury Films that centers on the fictitious North American Biotechnology Advisory Commission. NorBAC's special operations team, headed by the brilliant but unpredictable Molecular Biologist Dr. David Sandström (Peter Outerbridge) and supported by a cast of forensic specialists and CIA operatives, investigates new strains of disease, genetically modified bacteria, and potential bioterror threats or agents. In essence, the sho
Play these fun games to learn about measuring an comparing. Click and drag on the animals to put them in order. Do biggest to smallest first and then do smallest to biggest.
This patient education program explains the Cesarean or C-Section, why they are needed, how they are performed, the risks, and what to expect after the procedure. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Gait Exam: Normal Exam: Station
The patient should be able to stand still with her feet less then shoulder width apart. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localizes the disease when present. Instead of simply memorizing the components of the exam, a logical and systematic approach to problem sol
An Analysis of Bone/Muscle Movement
By manipulating a simple kinematic model representing the leg and foot, students can get hands on information about the interaction of bones and muscles in humans. Having worked with the model, they then are able to predict and analyze the properties of bone/muscle systems in other vertebrates and understand how these systems have become modified during the course of evolution for a particular life style. By the end of the exercise, students have learned both traditional information (cellular st
Money talks: July 11th 2011
In this week's programme - Asian consumers and their spending habits, Carrefour's troubles and the crisis on Britain's high streets
The Middle East Dust Storm
Dust storms are an every day occurrence in Saudi Arabia. This storm is of an unusual size.
Hila Ofek, harp
"From Safed to Jerusalem" - A Concert of Jewish Soul Music, Yad Vashem The Spring - Alphonse Hasselmans Hila Ofek, harp On August 24, 2011, a concert of Jewish soul music was held in Yad Vashem's Valley of the Communities. "From Safed to Jerusalem — A Concert of Jewish Soul Music" was held in the presence of hundreds of Holocaust survivors, their families and friends of Yad Vashem from Israel and abroad
Farmer's Agribusiness Training Course: Module 3 - Entrepreneurship. Lesson 5: Credit Management
This Farmers' Agribusiness training course has been developed to help both farmers and farmer organisations. Its intention is to provide access to provide access to additional skills and knowledge that will allow farmers to move from a 'farm' to a 'firm'. This lesson describes funding possibilities, the process for sourcing funds, the measures that should be taken to ensure effective utilization of funds, repayment procedures.
Eric McCormack, "Perception"
Eric McCormack chats at Google NYC about the third season of his hit show on TNT, 'Peception'. The series stars Eric as Dr. Daniel Pierce, a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist who assists the FBI on some of their most complex cases. This event is hosted by Alan Seales.
Sylvia Plath - Poetry Quiz
To revise the themes and principal techniques of each poem.
Here you will explore how different families have different ideas about how work in the home should be divided. You will also investigate the diversity of families. We will see how any discussion of the division of labour has to recognise that families differ in terms of shape and size.
The Crucible - Character Quiz
Refresh student's knowledge of the text. - Highlight revision that has to be done.
HoloGlobe: Outgoing Longwave Radiation for 1988 on a Flat Earth
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. This particular animation was not used in the final video.
Global Warming 101
Global warming could do more than just melt polar ice. It could change our maps, and displace people from cities and tropical islands. (03:05)
What the Ancients Knew: City in the Hillside
This 1:25 video tells of how the ancient cultures built a city in the hillside using geometry to lay out the grid so that it could be easier to live in during the seasons. This same system is used in many cities today. The video could be used to show the use of geometry in daily life.
The forests, our lungs?
You can listen to a radio program addressing environmental issues and become educated.
Triple Kidney Swap Participants Meet for First Time
Six patients involved in a triple kidney swap conducted at the University of Maryland Medical Center met for the first time on July 8, 2011. Each recipient originally came to the hospital with an intended donor: a spouse, a sibling and a church friend. However, when the blood and tissue typing revealed their intended donors were not a match, all three pairs entered UMMC's Paired Kidney Exchange (PKE) Program, which seeks to create swaps among incompatible pairs. The transplants took place on Jun
Religious Norms Conference Berkeley 2011: Panel 1
Opening Remarks and Panel 1: Heddy Riss-UCB, Olivier Roy-RSCAS, David Lieberman-UCB, Silvio Ferarri-U of Milan, Peter Danchin-U of Maryland http://rps.berkeley.edu/ http://igov.berkeley.edu/