Moral and ethical principles in end of life care
In many areas of health care, and especially in such areas as palliative care, increasing attention has been paid in recent years to patient autonomy, and the need to respect it. Autonomy has come to be seen as a very important aspect of the interaction between patients and those looking after them, and forms the basis for many ethical commitments, such as telling the truth to patients, and seeking their consent for health care interventions. In this unit we look at quite a wide range of ethical
Build Your Own Insect Trap
Students design and construct a device to trap insects that are present in the area around their school. The objective of the exercise is to ask the right design questions and to conduct the right tests to determine if the trap works properly.
Design a Bicycle Helmet
The goal of the activities is for students to understand the basics of engineering associated with safety products. Using a bicycle helmet helps to protect the brain and neck during a crash. In order to do this effectively, helmets must have some sort of crushable material to absorb the shock of a collision and a strap system to ensure that the protection stays in place. The exact design of the helmet will depend on the needs and specifications of the user. In this activity students will be intr
Zebrafish blood vessels allow blood to circulate
Tail section of Danio where blood flows from the dorsal vessel (moves blood to the tail) to the ventral vessel (returns blood to the head).
Zebrafish adult tail circulation
Blood cells circulate around the body of the zebrafish.
Installing and Using the Kinect Sensor This video covers the basics of installing and using the Kinect sensor. You may find it easier to follow along by downloading the Kinect for Windows SDK Quickstarts samples and slides.
This video covers the basics of installing and using the Kinect sensor. You may find it easier to follow along by downloading the Kinect for Windows SDK Quickstarts samples and slides.
A pacemaker generates electric pulses that regulate heartbeats. This patient education program explains how pacemakers work, and the benefits and risks of having one. It also discusses what to expect after getting a pacemaker. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Cytotoxic T Cells
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Pocahontas Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Learn About Memorial Day
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Basic Economics (pt. 4)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns interest rates.
Kindergarten Cooties and Jealous Gentlemen
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