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Actin-myosin Crossbridge Animation
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Roger Sabbadini, Ph.D., was the motivation behind this animation. The actin-myosin crossbridge ...

Roger Sabbadini, Ph.D., was the motivation behind this animation. The actin-myosin crossbridge system is complex, and we are really only speculating on the details in many ways. However, if a picture is worth a thousand words, this one second, 15 frame, animation is worth at least 15 thousand.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Simulations
Provider:
Individual Authors
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Individual Authors
Author:
Jeff Sale
Roger Sabbadini
Active, Healthy Lifestyles
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In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by ...

In this unit, aimed at teachers of Physical Education, we begin by looking at some of the common misconceptions relating to fitness and activity levels together with accepted definitions of these concepts. We consider how active young people should actually be, and discuss how PE teachers can ensure they are making an effective contribution to this area of public health.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Administering Medications to Patients -- Calculating Dosages in the Clinical Setting
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Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper ...

Spreadsheets across the Curriculum Module. Students build a spreadsheet to calculate proper medicine dosages using the metric system.

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Education
Life Science
Biology
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Shari Goldberg
Bacteria in a Flask -- Spreadsheeting Population Density vs. Time
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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students tabulate and graph data on bacteria ...

Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students tabulate and graph data on bacteria density vs. time for a culture. Data start with innoculation and progress through the peak and decline.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Loretta Sharma
Biodiversity and Human Health: A Guide for Policymakers
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Produced by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, this guide summarizes the ...

Produced by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, this guide summarizes the consequences of biodiversity loss for human health. The guide examines threats to global supplies of food and fresh water, exposure to formerly rare diseases and opportunistic infections, and loss of important sources of medicines.

Subject:
Biology
Nutrition
Material Type:
Readings
Provider:
American Museum of Natural History
Provider Set:
American Museum of Natural History
Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: Topics in Medical Ethics and Responsible Conduct in Research, Fall 2005
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Seminars exploring current research and topical issues in the biomedical sciences, addressed ...

Seminars exploring current research and topical issues in the biomedical sciences, addressed at the general theme of innovation. Seminars are organized in blocks with related content, and are presented by prominent outside speakers as well as by HST faculty members and graduate students. Each seminar block includes several semi-weekly presentations, in addition to wide-ranging discussions among speakers, faculty, and students. Discussions involve issues such as relations between presented research areas, requirements for further advances in the "state of the art", the role of enabling technologies, the responsible practice of biomedical research, and career paths in the biomedical sciences.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Full Course
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Rosen, Jonathan
Brain Mechanisms for Hearing and Speech, Fall 2005
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An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the ...

An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the central nervous system relevant to speech and hearing. Students learn primarily by discussions of scientific papers on topics of current interest. Recent topics include cell types and neural circuits in the auditory brainstem, organization and processing in the auditory cortex, auditory reflexes and descending systems, functional imaging of the human auditory system, quantitative methods for relating neural responses to behavior, speech motor control, cortical representation of language, and auditory learning in songbirds.

Subject:
Biology
Psychology
Material Type:
Full Course
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Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Brown, M. Christian
Delgutte, Bertrand
CTE Health Sciences: BMI Calculations
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Algebra
Ratios and Proportions
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: Dental Impressions
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Business and Communication
Algebra
Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: False Positives
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Algebra
Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: Ivy Smith Grows Up
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Algebra
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: Medication Dosage
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Algebra
Functions
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: Range of Motion
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Geometry
Ratios and Proportions
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
CTE Health Sciences: Spread of Disease
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This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health ...

This task was developed by high school and postsecondary mathematics and health sciences educators, and validated by content experts in the Common Core State Standards in mathematics and the National Career Clusters Knowledge & Skills Statements. It was developed with the purpose of demonstrating how the Common Core and CTE Knowledge & Skills Statements can be integrated into classroom learning - and to provide classroom teachers with a truly authentic task for either mathematics or CTE courses.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Algebra
Functions
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Provider:
National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium
Provider Set:
Career Technical Education
Calculating Safe Medication Dose Ranges: Learning Practice Activities
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This learning activity is designed to give nursing students confidence and skill ...

This learning activity is designed to give nursing students confidence and skill with calculating safe dose medication ranges used in the clinical setting. It is designed to supplement textbook and classroom information.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Education
Life Science
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Starting Point (SERC)
Author:
Jeanne Sewell
Caring: A Family affair
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Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care ...

Care is needed at all stages of life. This unit makes care in the family its focus because the overwhelming majority of care, including health care, is supplied in families, much of it in private, much of it unnoticed and unremarked upon. The meaning of the term (informal carer) and the word (care) itself are explored.

Subject:
Social Work
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Fall 2005
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Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure ...

Covers cells and tissues of the immune system, lymphocyte development, the structure and function of antigen receptors, the cell biology of antigen processing and presentation including molecular structure and assembly of MHC molecules, lymphocyte activation, the biology of cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, and the pathogenesis of immunologically mediated diseases. Consists of lectures and tutorials in which clinical cases are discussed with faculty tutors. Details of the case covering a number of immunological issues in the context of disease are posted on a student Web site.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Pillai, Shiv
Chemicals, the Environment, and You
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Provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment ...

Provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. Topics include the science of toxicology, dose-response relationships, individual susceptibility, risk assessment, and environmental hazards. Students are introduced to the ever-changing nature of our understanding of how chemicals influence the health of living organisms.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
National Institutes of Health
Provider Set:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Composting: Worm Recycling
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Students will learn how they can take one more step with recycling, ...

Students will learn how they can take one more step with recycling, and also learn more about nature’s version of recycling.
Materials needed:
Container for bin, hand rake or trowel for burying food waste, red worms, newspaper, leaves
and/or cardboard, and soil. See “tips”
for each procedure.

Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Solid Waste Division, King County
Author:
King County
Solid Waste Division