"Leap Before You Look" by W H Auden (poetry reading)
There are many locations called "Lovers' Leap". The one at the start is in Chattanooga, the one at the end in La Jolla. On searching for this poem I found it was read on the Colbert Report on 14th April last. The sense of danger must not disappear: The way is certainly both short and steep, However gradual it looks from here; Look if you like, but you will have to leap. Tough-minded men get mushy in their sleep And break the by-laws any fool can keep; It is not the convention but t
ISS Update - August 1, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 1, 2011.
Van prinsen en prinsessen
At the end of this unit: You can give a personal interpretation of a column. When performing this task, you have to retrieve the main thought. you have to derive the meaning of unknown words from the context. you have to understand the hidden meaning
Differentiation of Trilaminar Disc
In the context of a cross section between the amniotic cavity and yolk sac, the trilaminar germ disc develops a neural tube, somites, dermatomes, myotomes, sclerotomes, coelom, gut and vitelline duct. The animation displays the differentiation of multiple structures from the trilaminar disc.
A mysterious lung disease
After completion of this chapter you will be able to understand medical advice. While carrying out this task you will listen for specific information and infer the meaning of unknown words from the context.
PODCAST: A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof
Special Feature: Acclaimed journalist Nicholas Kristof speaks with Jane Wales, president of the World Affairs Council of Northern California, about the oppression of women around the world and what can be done to improve gender equity. I.M.O.W. proudly presented this event on Oct. 14, 2009 in San Francisco as part of our speaker series.
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After this chapter you will be able to write labels for medicines you keep in your medicine cabinet at home.
Kritiek op de NMBS
you can follow a discussion about the public transportation services
Thuis of op restaurant?
At the end of this unit you can compare and evaluate different options for a family dinner.
Through numerous lessons and hands-on activities, students are introduced to the concept of an environment and the interactions within it. As they learn about natural and manmade environments, and renewable and non-renewable natural resources, they see how people use our natural resources and the many environmental issues in our world today. Students learn about solid waste and disposal, and its effects on our environment. They learn the importance of the concepts of reduce, reuse, recycle and c
Michael Perelman on Sex, Lies and Economics
Economics Professor Michael Perelman, California State University at Chico, presents Sex, Lies, and Economics: The Amazing Story and Relevance of Economics and Economists Before Adam Smith at the Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 25, 2011.
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