The Use of a Piece of Land
The Use of a Piece of Land activity was developed by The Maine State Library. This activity engages students in a practical exercise in land use planning and makes students aware of the positive and negative aspects of land use laws and local zoning ordinances through role-playing. The students represent groups interested in purchasing the same piece of land. Each group must research to devise a plan that is legal and environmentally attractive, and present proposals to convince the current owne
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Rocks and Weathered Rocks
In this lab, students examine what happens when rocks weather, how different minerals weather at different rates, and what the ultimate byproducts are. This website builds context for lab use, details the learning goals and teaching notes, provides teaching materials and lab assessment recommendations, and additional references and resources.
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The Thesis Statement by 60second Recap®
The thesis statement is the opinion you're going to make a case for in your paper. But before you make a case for it, you have to know how to write that thesis statement. Jenny's got the scoop for you in this 60second Recap®. (1:16)
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Texas Tech - Through the Lens
A quick video highlighting some of the more familiar sights that make Texas Tech University both beautiful and unique.
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 - Méthodes et outils de l’e-santé au bénéfice des malades. (audio)

La France se trouve confrontée à des modifications démographiques importantes : l’allongement de la durée de vie, les perspectives de croissance du nombre des personnes âgées dépendantes et la démographie médicale corrélés à l’augmentation des dépenses de santé au niveau national, rendent inéluctable le développement des services e-santé notamment à domicile. A ce titre, le Centre e-Santé, créé en mars 2010 par le CHU de Toulouse, les pôles de compétitivité Aeros
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Aaron Friedman testifies at Minnesota House
Aaron Friedman, Vice President of Health Services and Dean of the Medical School at the University of Minnesota, testifies before the Minnesota House Higher Education and Finance Committee on March 1, 2011. Daniel Garry, Director of the U of M's Lillehei Heart Institute and Chief of the Cardiology Department, also testifies in this clip.
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UW 360 - March 2011: Owl and the Woodpecker Exhibit
Tour the Burke Museum's "Owl and the Woodpecker" exhibit. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. Samantha Rund The half-hour program is hosted by UW Alum Samantha Rund, who offers an insider's view on each story. With an abundance of UW stories to tell, each episode will give v
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CAV 2011 – Coût réel de la chirurgie robotique.

Titre : CAV 2011 – Coût réel de la chirurgie robotique.
Intervenants : Thomas DENNIS (Equipe médico-économique de Lille, Lomme).
Résumé : Etude du surcoût de la cœlioscopie robot-assistée dans la colpohystérectomie élargie.
Analyse des avantages : Moindre morbidité : moins de lésions urétérale ou vésicale. Marges saines obtenues plus souvent. Préservation facilitée des nerfs à destinée vésicale en particulier. Inconvénient : le surcoût

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Protests spread across the Gulf
Protests continue in the Bahraini capital, Manama while video released on a social media site shows anti-government protests kicking off in Saudi Arabia.
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Dr. Stephen F. Sener, Keck School of Medicine of USC (Feb. 2011)
Dr. Stephen F. Sener is a professor of surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and chief of surgical oncology at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital. A renowned breast surgeon, he has published more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles as well as numerous books and book chapters. Dr. Sener has been a volunteer with the American Cancer Society since 1984 and served as national president in 2004-05. Stephen F. Sener, M.D. Professor of Clinical Surgery Chief, Division o
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POL335 Session 11 Spring 2011
POL335 International Politics Session 11 03/22/11 Hamoud Salhi
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And The Caboose Said-Read A Loud
This animated story for small children presents sounds.  The story lists what each page character says, including the sounds they make. "The sign in the station said- Welcome to the Village". The caboose is the last one on the list so he says "The End."
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Episode 41: Drinking The Same Water Twice -- Potable Water From Waste

Prof Peter Scales demystifies the process of recovering potable water from waste water, while Prof David Fox compares the cost of recycling with desalination. With Up Close science host Dr Shane Huntington.