Laboratory Safety Principles
This workshop will cover major principles and regulations pertinent to working in laboratories with hazardous materials. It will be divided into 45 minute segments dealing with: Radioactive Materials (Staiger); Toxic, Reactive, Carcinogenic, and Teratogenic Chemicals (Carlson); Infectious Agents (Laver); and Fire Safety Concepts and Physical Hazards (Arnston).
Dugout Canoes-Carving Cultural Connections
Inside the Teacher's Studio - Helane Rosenberg
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10 tips for greener living
Reduce your environmental impact by using these 10 tips from students Joshua Powell, Hazel Gunn, SiYu Lu, James Gorden, Janni Chandru and Swapnil Jadhav.
Photo Slideshow: UA Baseball, a Pictorial History
The UA's baseball team has a rich history, having won national championship titles in 1976, 1980, 1986 and 2012. In addition to their commitment to the UA team, noted alumni of the team have gone on to play and coach in both the major and minor leagues.
National Teacher of the Year Visits Ole Miss
Michelle Shearer, the high school chemistry teacher selected as the National Teacher of the Year, recently talked with Ole Miss education majors and gave them some advice on how to be great teachers.
Convocation June 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Convocation ceremony for School of Nursing and the Medical Radiation Sciences Program. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/
Convocation June 11, 2012, 2:30 p.m.
Convocation ceremony for the Faculty of Humanities and the Arts & Science Program. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/Convocation
Healthcare: Battle won, but more to come
Harvard School of Public Health analysts probe the importance of the Supreme Court ruling upholding national health care, and explain the law's next challenge: the November election.
Science Bulletins: 125,000 Gorillas Discovered in Congo
A survey of 47,000 square kilometers of forest and swampland in northern Congo has revealed a previously unknown population of endangered western lowland gorillas. The estimated tally of 125,000 gorillas in this region doubles previous counts of this subspecies of gorilla. The results of the survey, which was led by teams from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the government of the Republic of Congo, may propel the establishment of a new protected area in the region.
Computing and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications, Fall 2003
Covers computational and data analysis techniques for environmental engineering applications. First third of subject introduces MATLAB and numerical modeling. Second third emphasizes probabilistic concepts used in data analysis. Final third provides experience with statistical methods for analyzing field and laboratory data. Numerical techniques such as Monte Carlo simulation are used to illustrate the effects of variability and sampling. Concepts are illustrated with environmental examples and
06 MITEC Large Scale Energy Decisions under Great Uncertainty
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Seminar in Environmental Science, Spring 2008
Required for all Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences majors in the Environmental Science track, this course is an introduction to current research in the field. Stresses integration of central scientific concepts in environmental policy making and the chemistry, biology, and geology environmental science tracks. Revisits selected core themes for students who have already acquired a basic understanding of environmental science concepts. The topic for this term is geoengineering.
Illinois SBDC at Illinois State
Interested in starting a new, small business? The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State University (SBDC) was established in March 2005 to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve existing business. The Illinois SBDC offers one-on-one confidential counseling for all phases of business activities.
LeMay and Kennedy Argue Over Cuban Missile Crisis
In a secretly recorded meeting on October 19, 1962, President John F. Kennedy discusses the Cuban missile Crisis with his military advisors. After criticizing Kennedy’s call to blockade the island as too weak a response, Gen. Curtis LeMay, Air Force chief of staff, tells the president that his refusal to invade Cuba would encourage the Soviets to move on Berlin. (1:42)
Sesame Street: Salty & Pierre: (Finding the Number 9)
In this Sesame Street video, Salty and Pierre go on a train ride to search for the number 9. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review counting and number recognition in the early childhood classroom. (1:03)
The Exchange: Is America in Decline?
Rob Cox looks at the state of the American economy with Michael Casey, Managing Editor at Dow Jones and Dan Gross, Economics Editor at Yahoo Finance.
Caterpillar Molting Timelapse
This timelapse video shows this Saturnia albofasciata 3rd instar caterpillar molt its skin. This whole process (preparation, molting and post-molting recovery) takes 2-3 days but all the real action happens during the actual shedding of the skin in only a few minutes. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:23)