Botany and Art: Their Roles in Conservation
Students are introduced to the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, and specifically to their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. Students examine illustrations, photographs, and dried specimens of endangered plants and consider the conservation value of an illustration over a photographic image. In a second session, students try their own hands at botanical illustration and follow the methods of a Smithsonian staff illustrator. Pencils, markers, tracing p
Addiction and the Brain
Learn about the structure of the human brain and how it is affected by drugs of abuse.
Scientists @ the Smithsonian
Video interviews with twenty Smithsonian scientists introduce students to the wide variety of work in the sciences. Students will learn the diverse pathways that these scientists took to enter their fields and they will see that many kinds of people become scientists.
Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Several tissue culture procedures, ranging from simple to more complex, are examined. These procedures can be performed by beginning and advanced biology students and include seed sterilization and aseptic seed germination, as well as techniques for callus proliferation, cell suspension culture, and anther culture. Choice of tissues, aseptic methods, media preparation, and experimental design are addressed.
Student Teaching Procedures
This module represents a discussion of the procedures that should be followed in a student teaching position. Various aspects are discussed such as non-teaching duties, following accepted guidelines, legal aspects of assuming classroom responsibilities when no licensed teacher is in the room and other aspects of student teaching procedures.
Blast into Space - Spectacular Fall to Earth
Onboard cameras capture the amazing journey of Atlantis into space, and the dramatic return of the solid rocket boosters. Obviously, there is no narration, so this should be suppllemented by discussion by an instructor. (05:02)
Walter Isaacson: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"
In this University of Pennsylvania program, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, discusses the life of one of Americas most influential figures: Benjamin Franklin. In his recent book, "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life," Isaacson reveals the personal life of Benjamin Franklin and all the intricate details of this revolutionary leaders life that have made him unique among a group of leaders. The presentation was given at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of
[Suresh 182] Girl’s names in India
[Suresh 182] Girl’s names in India भारत में भारत में लड़कियों के नाम = (Bharat mein ladkiyon ke naam) girl’s names in India PS; In continuation to my lesson no..57...
Pakistan celebrates independence
Pakistanis mark their independence from Britain as the prime minister asserts the nation's commitment to fighting terrorism. Lindsey Parietti reports.
What do you know about Drama? - Quiz
A quick 6 question quiz about drama
Mutiwavelength Milky Way: Application of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
This educational brief provides an overview of how previously unrevealed information about our galaxy and other celestial objects can be obtained by examining their energy emissions in parts of the electromagnetic spectrum other than that visible to the human eye. Remote imagery of the Milky way in several wavelengths is included, and links to additional information are embedded in the text.
Beginner - Other reasons Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
Many people choose their partners based on their wealth, lineage, beauty or religion. Some even go to the extent of marrying someone twice their age just for the money. In today's podcast, we have a dialogue full of useful vocabulary around this subject.
15.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Syrien geht das Regime von Präsident Baschar al-Assad offensichtlich mit immer härteren Mitteln gegen die Demokratiebewegung vor. Wie Augenzeugen berichteten, kamen beim Beschuss von dicht besiedelten Wohnvierteln der Hafenstadt Latakia neben Panzern und Bodentruppen auch Kriegsschiffe zum Einsatz. Dabei seien am
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Comparison: 1982-1983 to 1997-1998
A comparison of the Pacific sea surface temperature anomaly during the El Nino of 1982-1983 with that of 1997-1998, as measured by NOAA AVHRR
Report finds war crimes shared in Somalia
Aug. 15 - Human Rights Watch releases a report stating that all parties to the conflict in Somalia are guilty of violating laws and killing civilians. Katharine Jackson reports.
Lumbriculus anterior and posterior ends
Observe blood flow and muscle contractions in each body segment of Lumbriculus variegates (observe the anterior and posterior ends of the worm).
General George Washington: A Military Life
In this University of Virginia video, Edward G. Lengel, associate editor of the Papers of George Washington, takes an in-depth look at Washington as a soldier. Lengel explains that the key to Washingtons excellence was his completeness in how he united the military, political and personal skills necessary to lead a nation to war and peace. Based largely on Washingtons personal papers, Lengel paints a vivid portrait of Washington the soldier. (29:09)
Duits 3de graad ASO : Lessen, taken en audiofragmenten Deze BIS-cursus werd gebruikt ter voorbereiding op de examencommissie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap. De cursus kan dus ook gebruikt worden voor het secundair …
Deze BIS-cursus werd gebruikt ter voorbereiding op de examencommissie van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap. De cursus kan dus ook gebruikt worden voor het secundair …
Fire destroys Richard Branson's Caribbean retreat
Aug. 22 - Kate Winslet was among a group who fled from a fire at Richard Branson's holiday retreat on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).