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Pathophysiology of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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In addition to covering the basics in the Concepts in Endocrine Pathophysiology ...

In addition to covering the basics in the Concepts in Endocrine Pathophysiology lecture, the lectures in this course cover a wide range of subjects, from Pituitary Neoplasia to Diabetes and Obesity - Treatment to Goiter and Thyroid Nodular Disease. The course also contains Small Group Discussion sessions which consolidate the concepts and facts acquired during the lectures and pursues the ability to solve common clinical problems in Endocrinology and Metabolism with sample cases and solutions.

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Health, Medicine and Nursing
Science and Technology
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Tufts University
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Tufts University OpenCourseWare
Author:
Abdollah Sadeghi-Nejad
Anastassios G. Pittas
Ann Sweeney
Arthur S. Tischler
George Tully
Richard D. Siegel
Roberto Toni
Ronald Arky
Ronald Lechan
Stephanie Lee
Pima Indians
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Dr. Evans asks students if they think environment or genetics would most ...

Dr. Evans asks students if they think environment or genetics would most influence obesity, then shows a clip about the Pima Indian tribe and how environment has affected them. Also featured on the DVD Science of Fat, available free from HHMI. This video is two minutes and 35 seconds in length, and available in Quicktime (21 MB) and Windows Media (27 MB). All Obesity videos are located at: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/obesity/video.html.

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Science and Technology
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Video Lectures
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Principles of Pharmacology, Spring 2005
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An introduction to pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action, dose-response relations, ...

An introduction to pharmacology. Topics include mechanisms of drug action, dose-response relations, pharmacokinetics, drug delivery systems, drug metabolism, toxicity of pharmacological agents, drug interactions, and substance abuse. Selected agents and classes of agents examined in detail.

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Chemistry
Physics
Science and Technology
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Professional Telecommunications: How to Get the Most from the NABT Electronic Bulletin Board and Other Useful Databases
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This workshop demonstrates on-line use of the national electronic bulletin board, complete ...

This workshop demonstrates on-line use of the national electronic bulletin board, complete with electronic mail started in 1987 by the National Association of Biology Teachers. Once on-line, 14 special interest areas are available, such as AP- Biology, magazine and book reviews, ABT Journal, NABT membership services, question and answer forum, software reviews, and swap/sale of used equipment. Also available for downloading onto your computer are extensive files of labs, graphics, and handouts. Discussions of this and other databases will emphasize the power of these new professional communication tools. Note: This workshop is not included in the published proceedings volume because it was not submitted by the author.

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Biology
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Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)
Author:
Steven Lanphear
Protein Bracelets
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In this activity, learners use beads, which represent amino acids, to create ...

In this activity, learners use beads, which represent amino acids, to create protein bracelets. Learners examine the relationship between amino acids and proteins. Learners also discover that different arrangements of amino acids create different kinds of proteins. <br> <br> Note: Have a bracelet already created so students can see what they are working to create. <br>

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Life Science
Chemistry
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
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Arizona Science Center
Science Education Partnership Award, National Institutes of Health
Renal
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This sequence addresses the various structural components in the kidney are specialized ...

This sequence addresses the various structural components in the kidney are specialized for processing of the filtrate and production of urine. It also covers homeostatic mechanisms involved in the control and regulation of fluid, electrolyte and acid-base balance, as well as metabolic processes in eliminating nitrogenous waste such as urea and uric acid.

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Science and Technology
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University of Michigan
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Tamara Stein
Sarita Wetland Restoration
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The Sarita Wetland restoration on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus ...

The Sarita Wetland restoration on the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus is used as teaching tools by numerous classes. Students, staff and faculty have collaborated on the planning and implementation of the project. This example highlights the restoration process, and specifically references one of the classes, the Water Quality class.

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Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Starting Point: Teaching Entry Level Geoscience
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Suzanne Savanick, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College, ssavanic@carleton.edu. Based on a Water Quality class taught by Jim Perry, University of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Sustainable Campus Initiative, coordinated by Suzanne Savanick.
Spot-Overlay Ames Test of Potential Mutagens
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This protocol represents a cost-effective modification of the Ames Test that allows ...

This protocol represents a cost-effective modification of the Ames Test that allows students to investigate the mutagenic potential of various common substances. Potential mutagens are tested using well-characterized auxotrophic strains of Salmonella typhimurium. By analyzing the results, students determine if any of their compounds may be mutagenic. Follow-up experiments are designed to determine the dose response of these potential mutagens. Using this protocol, we have achieved reproducible results with several known mutagens, including sodium azide and ultraviolet irradiation. This approach enables faculty to control costs and results to improve student understanding of mutagenesis, biochemical pathways, experimental design, and data analysis.

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Biology
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Association for Biology Laboratory Education (ABLE)
Author:
A. Malcolm Campbell
David Wessner
John Kenyon
Peggy Maiorano
Ralph Pillsbury
Studying Mammals: A WInning Design
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The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But ...

The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals, including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This unit explores some of the features, such as reproduction, lactation and thermoregulation methods, that mammals have in common. It is the first

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Science and Technology
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Open University
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Open University OpenLearn
Taste Test: Can Microbes Tell the Difference?
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Learners observe a demonstration of the metabolism of yeast--after being placed in ...

Learners observe a demonstration of the metabolism of yeast--after being placed in a sealed bag with water and sugar, the yeast consumes the sugar and produces carbon dioxide gas to inflate the bag. Learners then design their own experiments to see how altering the food source (using sugar or an artificial sweetener) alters the amount of carbon dioxide gas produced.

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Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
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Simulations
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
American Society for Microbiology
Heather Thiel Cobbey
John Stolz
Kristin F. Picardo, Ph.D.
Mark Gallo
Thick & Thin Foods
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From sixty-four ounce colas to six hundred calorie health shakes, Americans are ...

From sixty-four ounce colas to six hundred calorie health shakes, Americans are drinking far more calories than ever before. We also have record setting rates of obesity. A recent study suggests the two trends might be connected.

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Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Nutrition
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
Audio Lectures
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AAAS
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Your Energy Needs
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In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 8 ...

In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 8 of PDF), learners estimate average daily baseline energy (Calorie) needs and energy needs for different levels of activity. Learners will calculate how many Calories a typical teenager needs every day, known as Basal Metabolic Rate or BMR, as well as their own baseline Calorie needs based on gender, age, height, and weight. Learners will calculate this using the Harris-Benedict Equation. This guide includes background information, setup and management tips, extensions, and handouts.

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Nutrition
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
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Unit of Study
Provider:
Baylor College of Medicine
Provider Set:
BioEdOnline
Author:
Barbara Z. Tharp
Martha S. Young
Nancy P. Moreno
Paula H. Cutler
Sonia Rahmati Clayton
Your Energy Needs
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In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 8 ...

In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 8 of PDF), learners estimate average daily baseline energy (Calorie) needs and energy needs for different levels of activity. Learners will calculate how many Calories a typical teenager needs every day, known as Basal Metabolic Rate or BMR, as well as their own baseline Calorie needs based on gender, age, height, and weight. Learners will calculate this using the Harris-Benedict Equation. This guide includes background information, setup and management tips, extensions, and handouts.

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Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Chemistry
Geoscience
Physics
Social Sciences
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Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
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Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Barbara Z. Tharp
Martha S. Young
Nancy P. Moreno
NASA
NSBRI
Paula H. Cutler
Sonia Rahmati Clayton
The carbon cycle: what goes around comes around
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Resources provided in this publication will allow you to facilitate your students’ ...

Resources provided in this publication will allow you to facilitate your students’ application of carbon, carbon compounds, and carbon cycle knowledge to real environmental issues. In this way they apply knowledge, analyze issues, synthesize concepts, and evaluate proposed solutions.

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Science and Technology
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Ohio State University
Provider Set:
Middle School Portal
Author:
Andy Ault
Carolyn Hamilton
Kim Lightle
Mary LeFever
Niel Epstein