Allometry in Biological Systems
This is a laboratory exercise appropriate for sophomore level students. No prior math is required, and lab exercise can be adapted if computer facilities are available.
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What are the odds?
SMU Assistant Math Professor Scott Norris talked about the odds of winning the Feb. 11 Powerball jackpot of $564 million.
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U-M Spring Commencement 2014
The University of Michigan Spring Commencement, held at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
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Study: Parents spank children for trivial reasons
SMU Psychology Professor George Holden says in a new study on spanking published in the American Psychological Association Journal of Family Psychology that a majority of the incidents involved breaking social conventions rather than major infractions and that in 73 percent of the cases the child misbehaved again within 10 minutes.
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Theologians in Conversation: Foundation Narratives
Prof. Tom O'Loughlin and Dr Holger Zellentin discuss how Jews and Christians look back on their origins. The discussion not only focuses on how people today look back on the period around 2000 years ago, but looks at how writers in the period before the third century, C.E., constructed their origin narratives to explain their religious situation.
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Tikal: The Lost Mayan Civilization
This 2:50 long video shows highlights of this area and some facts are presented. It is meant as a travel video, but it does give students a look at what this area looks like.
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ISS Update - May 29, 2012
The International Space Station video update for May 29, 2012.
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In this episode, Jason Zander joins us to celebrate the availability of Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate. Jason shows off a number of features that have been added to Visual Studio since Beta, including

Composers For Kids - Beethoven Sonata
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3 Where do earthquakes occur?

How deep in the Earth do earthquakes occur? Most earthquake foci are within a few tens of kilometres of the surface. Earthquakes less than 70 km deep are classified as shallow-focus. Earthquakes with foci 70-300 km deep are classified as intermediate-focus and those below 300 km are deep-focus (Figure 7). Shallow-focus ea
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Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10
Giotto, The Ognissanti Madonna, 1306-10, tempera on panel, 128 x 80 1/4" (325 x 204 cm). Painted for the Church of Ognissanti, Florence (4:05)
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Science Bulletins:Mississippi Floods Leave Historic Wake
Once a meandering river, the Mississippi is now constrained by development and levees lining its banks, leaving communities vulnerable during extreme high-water periods. The floods in May and June 2011 were the worst since 1927.
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National Geographic Kids - Rana Guarda Agua (en español)
¡Imagínese! Una rana que puede sobrevivir sin agua o comida durante dos años. Esta pequeña rana australiana hara lo que sea por sobrevivir en tiempos difíciles. Utiliza su cuerpo como una cantimplora, sus ancas como palas y su piel como un capullo. (2:06)
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History of the Internet
'History of the internet' is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to filesharing, from Arpanet to Internet. The clip shows a brief overview of this history and shall animate people to go on discovering the history of the internet.

The history is told with help of the PICOL icons - PICOL standing for PIctorial COmmunication Language and is a project to find a standard and reduced sign system for electronic communication.

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Digestion Simulation
To reinforce students' understanding of the human digestion process, the functions of several stomach and small intestine fluids are analyzed, and the concept of simulation is introduced through a short, introductory demonstration of how these fluids work. Students learn what simulation means and how it relates to the engineering process, particularly in biomedical engineering. The teacher demo requires vinegar, baking soda, water and aspirin.
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Strong as the Weakest Link
To introduce the two types of stress that materials undergo compression and tension students examine compressive and tensile forces and learn about bridges and skyscrapers. They construct their own building structure using marshmallows and spaghetti to see which structure can hold the most weight. In an associated literacy activity, students explore the psychological concepts of stress and stress management, and complete a writing activity.
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Este video da una breve introducción al teatro y a la tragedia griega. Hecho para niños jovenes de 7 años en adelante. (2:02)
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