Introductory Biology, Spring 2005
The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. Biological function at the molecular level is particularly emphasized and covers the structure and regulation of genes, as well as, the structure and synthesis of proteins, how these molecules are integrated into cells, and how these cells are integrated into multicellular systems and organism
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Child Care Summit: Future Directions
This video was produced in conjunction with the Child Care Summit, sponsored by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women at Harvard and held in January 2011. The summit's goals was to heighten the awareness of child care needs in the work environment, with a particular focus on the Harvard Longwood Campus, and to promote thoughtful discussion by identifying both critical needs and possible solutions. This summit provided an impetus for developing a set of workable recommendations for the futur
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142: Surprises in Latin America
There’s one thing about innovation: you never know where you’ll find it. A new report shows that there’s an abundance of innovation in Latin America that more than compensates for the region’s information technology challenges.
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Kidney Sales and Moral Arguments, Janet Radcliffe Richards
The arguments used to justify the conclusion that kidney selling should be prohibited are remarkable. What lies at the root of these emotions, and what relevance should they have in practical decision making? When the kidney selling scandal first erupted in the UK, about fifteen years ago, the response was remarkable for its immediacy and unanimity. Politicians who agreed about almost nothing else joined in rushing to make the practice illegal, and professional bodies instantly declared it out o
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Yellowstone: Monitoring the Fire Below
This interactive feature story is part of Science Bulletins, an innovative online and exhibition program that offers the public a window into the excitement of scientific discovery. Published in June 2006, this Earth Bulletin looks at the geologic history of Yellowstone National Park. It includes the following components: Three online essays - Yellowstone National Park Is a Volcano, Signs of Restlessness, and Volcanic Witness; An Interview with Bob Smith -- each available in a print-friendly for
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El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomalies 3D Isometric View: January 1997 through July 19
An animation of sea surface temperature and height anomalies in the Pacific for January 1997 through July 1998 from NOAA AVHRR and TOPEX Poseidon
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3.1.1 (A) Science and certainty
Providing an overview of current issues in UK science education, this unit examines what type of science the curriculum should cover and for what purpose. The unit will introduce you to practical problems in the delivery of an effective science curriculum, and particular questions at all three educational tiers - primary, secondary and tertiary - will be touched on.
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What is emotion? This unit takes a philosophical approach to this question in an attempt to understand why people respond to events in a certain way. Is there a difference between an emotion and a bodily feeling or is one a consequence of the other?
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FACES: Nursing Education major
A Del Mar College Nursing Education major reflects on his experiences to date in the program as well as the scholarships he earned through the DMC Foundation, Inc.
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Just Passing Through? -Mediating Scales and Landscapes of Migration in the Dominican Republic.
Trans_Local Emil Rodríguez Garabot MIT- Humphrey Fellow, Dominican Republic 2010-2011. "The Mirador Sur Park and the 1998 Tsunami False Alarm" Anticipation, mobilization and outrageousness for a new ecological urbanity in Santo Domingo . Trans_National Deepak Lamba-Nieves- MIT-lDG, PhD Candidate "Social Remittances and Development Logics" Social Trans(actions) from Boston to Baní, and from Baní to Boston. Trans_Regional Shaney Peña Gómez- Prof. Landscape Arch. PUCMM in the Dominican Repub
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Billy Bob Buzzard Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Billy Bob Buzzard written by Terry Barnett Williams and illustrated by My Way in Education. In this story Billy Bob Buzzard likes to swing and sing. Everyone learns to be ok with being different. There is a pause, next, back button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by narrator. This is a good resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the elementary classroom. It would work well in a listening
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21H.207 The Energy Crisis: Past and Present (MIT)
This course will explore how Americans have confronted energy challenges since the end of World War II. Beginning in the 1970s, Americans worried about the supply of energy. As American production of oil declined, would the US be able to secure enough fuel to sustain their high consumption lifestyles? At the same time, Americans also began to fear the environmental side affects of energy use. Even if the US had enough fossil fuel, would its consumption be detrimental to health and safety? This c
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Birds in the Band Read-Aloud Online Storybook  (Musical Instruments)
This read-aloud is Birds in the Band written by Thesaurus Rhymewrite and illustrated by Joshua Murphy. This read-aloud is a cute song about different birds playing musical instruments. There is a next, back, and pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by the narrator. This would be a good resource to help introduce musical instruments in an elementary classroom. It would be beneficial for a listening center activity.
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Deconstructed: How Bike Pumps Work
This 2:49 long video shows students how the air pump works, but does not use graphics and simply provides a brief explanation as the air pump is taken apart.
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Soorten Frans: Les traits distinctifs du français au Canada
Op het einde van deze les kan je een tekstje geschreven in het Frans van Québec herschrijven in het Frans uit Frankrijk.
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Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
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Bounce Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Bounce written by Mary Demarte and illustrated by Linda Trucchi. In this read-aloud Bruce learns that a ball must have a hard surface to bounce on. He tries lots of soft places (sand, water, bed) before he learns how to get the ball to bounce on. Each line is highlighted as it is read by the narrator and there is a play, stop, back button on each page. This is a good resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the
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Molecular Golgi Traffic Illustrations
The tenth of 14 PowerPoint files containing slides for a topical unit of medical cell biology instruction within the broader categories of Cellular Membranes, Organelles and Molecular Traffic, and Cytoskeleton. Only slides containing illustrations are included. Although text slides are not provided, image slides featuring text are intact. PowerPoint animation of text and images has been removed, but there are several slide sequences that when shown consecutively provide image animation. Illustra
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