Specialized Microscopy Techniques - Fluorescence Digital Image Gallery Human Cortical Neuronal Cells (HCN-1A Line) The source for the HCN-1A cell line was cortical tissue removed from a patient undergoing hemispherectomy for intractable seizures. The patient was an 18-month-old female suffering from unilateral megalencephaly. Also known as hemimegalencephaly, this condition is characterized by the overgrowth of all or part of one of the cerebral hemispheres. Overview of The Biology Project Welcome to The Biology Project, an interactive online resource for learning biology developed at The University of Arizona. The Biology Project is fun, richly illustrated, and tested on 1000s of students. It has been designed for biology students at the college and high school level, but is useful for medical students, physicians, science writers, and all types of interested people.
99 Best Online College Resources on Open Courseware & MOOCs With the increasing popularity of online education has come a profusion of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Open Courseware (OCW), Open Educational Resources (OER), and other general educational resources that can be accessed online. MOOCs are usually full courses with actual assignments and a similar structure to a traditional college class, whereas OCW and OER are simply resources, such as textbooks, class rubrics, and other corollary materials that students can use to guide their independent learning. This collection isn’t intended as an ordered ranking comparing the quality of these sites, but a repository of great resources for anyone who wants to learn more about MOOCs and OCW. Many companies have set up platforms that anyone can use to create and promote MOOCs, and as the MOOC format gets more popular, there will doubtlessly be heavy competition to create the best course creation and hosting service.
Report details problems with full-time virtual schools - The Answer Sheet Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 10/25/2011 Oct 25, 2011 03:23 PM EDT TheWashingtonPost With millions of public high school students taking at least one course online, a new report says that virtual schools are too often subject to minimal oversight and that there is no-high quality research showing that cyber education is an acceptable full-time replacement for traditional classrooms. Virtual education is expanding. Forty states now operate or have authorized virtual classes for public K-12 students, and a growing number of states are mandating that public school students take at least one online course, including Florida. Brain Atlas - Introduction The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain and the spinal cord, immersed in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Weighing about 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms), the brain consists of three main structures: the cerebrum, the cerebellum and the brainstem. Cerebrum - divided into two hemispheres (left and right), each consists of four lobes (frontal, parietal, occipital and temporal). The outer layer of the brain is known as the cerebral cortex or the ‘grey matter’. It covers the nuclei deep within the cerebral hemisphere e.g. the basal ganglia; the structure called the thalamus, and the ‘white matter’, which consists mostly of myelinated axons. – closely packed neuron cell bodies form the grey matter of the brain.
Biology Teaching Resources Welcome to the Teachers' Center at Explore Biology. Here you will find resources to help you teach biology at the high school level. Some of my Regents lectures are supported by Powerpoint presentations. If you are not familiar, Regents is a 10th grade very simplified introduction to Biology, that is limited by a state-wide exam. These PPTs are not appropriate for AP Biology courses! 11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks Science comes up with a lot of awesome stuff, and you don't need a Ph.D, a secret lab, or government funding to get your hands on some of the coolest discoveries. We've got a list of 11 mostly affordable gifts that are guaranteed to blow your mind, whether or not you're a science geek. Click on any image to see it enlarged. 1. Aerogel Also known as frozen smoke, Aerogel is the world's lowest density solid, clocking in at 96% air.
Digital textbooks open a new chapter South Korea, one of the world's highest-rated education systems, aims to consolidate its position by digitising its entire curriculum. By 2015, it wants to be able to deliver all its curriculum materials in a digital form through computers. The information that would once have been in paper textbooks will be delivered on screen. bodies-in-motion - scott-eaton.com 30 second sequences from BiM Not long ago, I had twelve artists from Natural Motion (of Morpheme and Clumsy Ninja fame) into Somerset House, my home away from home, for a four day anatomy workshop. At the end of each day we would take about 20 minutes to draw from the Bodies in Motion library. sketching from BiM We made extensive use of the timer for gesture drawing. It can be set to 10fps, 1fps, 30sec, 1min, 2min, or 5mins, and ticks down to zero before flipping to the next frame of the motion sequence.
Biodiversity Snapshots Animals, such as mammals, birds and insects live all around us. But have you ever really looked at what's in your local area? And can you identify what you see? Biodiversity Snapshots will help you to learn more about the animals around us every day by combining mobile technology and science. We provide you with a field guide, identification tool and way to record your observations all on a mobile device — your phone, netbook, or tablet. You make the observations and participate as a citizen scientist. NH Field Investigation Models Using Field Investigations to Model Scientific Inquiry State and national science standards emphasize the importance of inquiry and problem-solving for today’s students. Field investigations offer rich opportunities for students to practice inquiry in engaging and authentic ways. Key steps in field investigations mirror the inquiry process.
How To Setup Airplay Mirroring on the iPad 2 With the addition of iOS6, the iPad 2 and 3 now have the ability to become a Presentation Powerhouse. Using Airplay, you’ll be able to pull up the Keynote program and send your Powerpoint style slides across the room wirelessly to a large screen monitor or projector. Imagine being able to walk around the room with your iPad in hand and send whatever is on the 10 inch screen of your iPad to the large monitor, screen or TV. Visible Body 3D Anatomy Atlas - Приложения за Android в Google Play The Human Anatomy application is a SIMPLE, attractive educational quick reference app to learn about human body It contain material including:it description of each element represented below in deatil Head to Neck Human Brain: Introduction of Human Brain, Brain Structures and their Functions, Parts of the Human Brain, How Your Brain Works, Human Brain Facts, Brain disorders, Key Points Human Eyes: Introduction, Parts of Human Eye & Their Functions, How the Human Eye Works, Eye Problems, Facts about Human Eye
High School Student & Teacher Outreach The Department of Biology is actively involved in science outreach at the high school level. The goal of these outreach programs is to make science fun and exciting by bringing new hands-on activities into the classrooms, and to make teaching and learning science a more enriching and rewarding experience for both students and teachers. Science teachers from the greater Boston area are invited to: