Nature's Pharmacy (Ineractive)
In this interactive activity from NOVA, explore images and descriptions of several plants, animals, and microorganisms whose chemical compounds are used in human medicine to treat disease and other conditions (including arthritis and malaria). Medicinal effects of natural substances have long been known to ancient cultures in China, the Americas, and elsewhere. However, modern scientific investigation to identify the chemical compounds that produce these effects is still relatively recent.
The Story of India Part 11
10:00 Three things change the course of Indian History: the beetle, a weed, and grass brought about the growth of civilization. The rest of the world traveled for India Spice Routes and Silk Routes. It is easy to forget that Christopher Columbus was trying to find India!
Star Fish Walking
This star fish is walking around my tank all the time, it just cruises the entire tank. Excellent to watch; most students have never seen a live starfish up close. (0:45)
Sustainable Design and Construction: New Approaches Towards Sustainable Manufacturing
Ecological and environmental issues are playing an important and larger role in corporate and manufacturing strategies. For complete creative design process, buildings require both for construction and manufacturing, due to their comparatively long life cycle for maintenance, significant raw material and energy resources. Thinking in terms of product life cycles is one of the challenges facing manufacturers today. ?Life Cycle Management? (LCM) considers the product life cycle as a whole and opti
Ben George - BSc Computer Science
Comp Soc President Ben tells us why he chose Nottingham.
UTMC Physician Dr. Raymond Bourey Speaks on Insomnia
ABC 13's Diane Larson shares information about treatments for insomnia, including hormone therapies used by Dr. Raymond Bourey, a UTMC physician in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He also serves as medical director of the Regional Center for Sleep Medicine.
The 1885 Society: Funding Research and Innovation
The 1885 Society is a unique fund of unrestricted monies that the UA President uses to support the best and brightest faculty and students at the University or Arizona. This year, 1885 Society Fellow Marissa Juarez, a Ph.D. student, investigated the connection between the Afro-Brazilian martial art form of capoeira and the academic discipline of Rhetoric. Last year, Chris McGinnis, an M.F.A. student, used painting to explore the link between mechanization and American identity, while Engineering
Afrocentric Fine Arts Show
It has been called an annual rite of spring, signaling the change of seasons. An event to eagerly anticipate after a long, cold winter. The Afrocentric Fine Art Show, sponsored by Sisters & Friends, takes place early spring each year. The prestigious event welcomes area residents and visitors from around the United States to a weekend of fine art and fellowship. Throughout the two-day event, stunning and stimulating works of art are exhibited, featuring African-American artists and artists fro
POL310 Session 2 Summer 2012
Current Issues in American Government with Brenda Riddick 05/15/12 Guest: Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, BondAction
Highlights -- 2012 College of Charleston Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Highlights
See the FULL Morning and Afternoon Ceremonies: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB60369F1D671D473&feature=plcp Find out more about the class of 2012: http://cofc.edu/about/graduation-class-profiles/index.php The College of Charleston undergraduate commencement ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in the historic Cistern Yard. An additional record breaking 160 students graduated from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston on May 11, 2012 in the TD Arena. The commenceme
Overview of Aquatic Biomes
A biome is a type of ecosystem with similar life forms and environmental conditions. Biomes can be affected by factors like rainfall, humidity and latitude. Aquatic biomes are often classified into freshwater ecosystems (lakes, rivers and ponds), salt water ecosystems (seas, oceans and coral reefs) and wetlands (marshes and swamps). (4:47)
Arthur's TV Trouble
Inimese luustik - esitlus (vene k)
18 slaidiga PowePoint esitlus on vene keeles. Antakse ülevaade inimese skeleti peamistest piirkondadest, illustreeritult esitatakse luude nimetused. Esitluse lõpus on kordav test õpilastele enesekontrolliks. Esitlusele on lisatud tunnikonspekt (samuti vene keeles).
On Fire (Interactive)
This interactive activity from the NOVA Web site allows you to explore the basics of fire, including the complex molecular interactions between oxygen and other substances that cause combustion, or burning, as well as the chemical and physical properties of a flame.
Reagan on Hijacking of TWA Flight 847
On June 14, 1985, a TWA jetliner en route from Athens to Rome was hijacked by armed Shiite terrorists who ordered that the aircraft be flown to Beirut, where the plane was held for 17 days with hostages on board. On day four of the situation, after one of the American hostages was killed, President Ronald Reagan held a news conference to bring the nation up to date. (2:37)
Ohm's Law (Interactive)
In this interactive simulation adapted from the University of Colorado's Physics Education Technology project, learn about the relationship between electric current, voltage, and resistance. Known as Ohm's law, this relationship can be described by the equation V = I x R. In this activity, you can adjust the voltage and resistance in a simple circuit to see how the current changes according to Ohm's law.
Particulate Nature of Matter (Interactive)
In this interactive activity from ChemThink, learn about solids, liquids, and gases at an atomic level. Investigate how the behavior and interaction of atoms and molecules account for the states of matter. Important terms such as elements, molecules, compounds, and mixtures are also reviewed.
"Do You Know the Vowels?" Song (Long and Short Vowels)
This cute animated video will introduce the vowels to the early learner (a, e, i, o, u). There is an advertisement at the beginning and end for First Step Reading. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (2:35)
Breakingviews: Dimon shines on
May 16 - Jeffrey Goldfarb talks to Antony Currie about the mild shareholder rebuke of the JPMorgan boss at the bank's annual meeting.
Creating the Nobel Medal
How is the Nobel Medal created? This video shows you. See the rest of "Nobel Laureates 2010" here: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1533&view=7