Tim and Moby Explain Black Holes
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and computer animation to explain what the black hole is.  Key vocabulary words also include: Milky Way, gravitational pull, event horizon,and  space-time. Run time 04:54.
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GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 12, Part 3 "Playing With AI: Or How I Learned To Stop Worryin
In Episode 12, Part 3 "Playing With AI: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Our Skynet Overlords" MIT Graduate Student, Owen Macindoe presents the research that he has been working on as a follow up to the Dearth project, a summer 2009 GAMBIT Game that was created with help from CSAIL. Owen's goal is to try to instill healthy fear of hard AI planning problems and he succeeds in this podcast! Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the crea
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GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 12, Part 2 "Playing With AI: Or How I Learned To Stop Worryin
In Episode 12, Part 2 "Playing With AI: Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Our Skynet Overlords" MIT Graduate Student, Owen Macindoe presents the research that he has been working on as a follow up to the Dearth project, a summer 2009 GAMBIT Game that was created with help from CSAIL. Owen's goal is to try to instill healthy fear of hard AI planning problems and he succeeds in this podcast! Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the crea
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Roasted Red Grape, Octopus, and Fingerling Potato Salad
Octopus is cooked sous vide, then grilled and tossed with flat-leaf parsley, green olives, lemon zest, lime juice, good quality olive oil, and roasted fingerling potatoes. Chef Scott Samuel of the Culinary Institute of America was asked to develop some contemporary recipes with California table grapes. Download a printer-friendly copy of the recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/grapes/recipes.html
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Importance of Drug Receptor Location
This the first Umbrella Learning Object (ULO) to be developed and contains the following Pharmacology RLO titles: Receptor location, Membrane Bound Receptors, Intracellular Receptors and Clinical importance and application.
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How Fast are your Fingers - Great Touch Typing Test for Students

Your Students will love this one..With the speed test you can test your typing speed. You will not get a real feel of how fast you are. Try the typing test again and again, and with time you will get faster. By the way the words that you need to type, are the most frequently use
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2.1 Principles of diagnosis

The starting point for all systematic work on ASDs, whether in the field of research, therapy or education, is a clear and agreed description of characteristic patterns of symptoms for use in diagnosis. Accurate diagnosis is necessary to ensure shared understanding about the nature and implications of a individual's problem, and serves as the first step in establishing an appropriate basis for care and support for the individual and his or her family.

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Planning GIS for Emergency Management
This course introduces the potential of GIS to support all stages of emergency (crisis or disaster) management activities, the latest R&D advances that are helping to achieve this potential now, and some challenges for the future. The course focuses on requirements analysis and proposal writing targeted toward planning and implementing GIS solutions for government agencies and contractors. As a basis from which to pursue these objectives, Planning GIS for Emergency Management introduces the curr
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Principles of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior
This course presents the principles of evolution, ecology, and behavior for students beginning their study of biology and of the environment. It discusses major ideas and results in a manner accessible to all Yale College undergraduates. Recent advances have energized these fields with results that have implications well beyond their boundaries: ideas, mechanisms, and processes that should form part of the toolkit of all biologists and educated citizens.
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Nineteenth Century America in Art and Literature
In the United States, the nineteenth century was a time of tremendous growth and change. The new nation experienced a shift from a farming economy to an industrial one, major westward expansion, displacement of native peoples, rapid advances in technology and transportation, and a civil war. In this lesson, works of art from the nineteenth century are paired with written documents, including literary selections, a letter, and a speech. As budding historians, students can use these primary source
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Beyond Discovery
This site traces the origins of technological and medical advances. Learn about the genetics of ear wax, a vaccine to control malaria, DNA barcoding, aging and the human brain, a genetic classification of dog breeds, the discovery of the first speech and language gene, how living organisms tune in to the time of day, and more.
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Puzzling Polarizers
When we apply the scientific method to real-world problems, often we can invent applications for the effects we observe even without understanding the origins of those effects. This process is commonly used in the development of new technologies; one example is the discovery of x rays. This curriculum unit is designed to encourage this investigative process through inquiry-based learning involving exploring, observing, and then applying the information gained. Light and its interactions with mat
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Women in World History
Women in World History is an online curriculum resource center designed to help high school and college world history teachers and students find and analyze online primary sources on women in world history. Materials encourage teachers to integrate recent scholarship and give students a more sophisticated framework for understanding global women’s history. Women in World History reflects three approaches central to current scholarship in world history and the history of women: an emphasis on
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Making the History of 1989: The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe
Making the History of 1989 materials were developed because teachers and their students have little access to vivid historical documents in English that convey the epochal events of 1989. Project materials utilize recent advances in our understanding of how historical learning takes place, including complex interaction with sources, recursive reading, and skills used by historians. The site has three key features: a substantial collection of high quality primary sources; a set of multimedia int
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CEPIAH, a method for Evaluation and Design of Pedagogical Hypermedia
We are working on a method, called CEPIAH. We propose a web based system used to help teachers to design multimedia documents and to evaluate their prototypes. Our tool integrates two modules such as EMPI (Evaluation of Multimedia Pedagogical and Interactive software), and SP/UL/FC, a method for designing pedagogical hypermedia. The EMPI module is used to evaluate multimedia software used in educational context. We structured a knowledge base composed of a list of evaluation criteria, grouped th
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Thomas Cole: Painting the American Landscape
Background of the Hudson River School's founder, Thomas Cole. This is a quality 16 minute video that shows his painting, the places he visited, and how he painted. A great video to show students studying Cole, what he painted, his nature painting, and the Hudson River School.
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Acid in water
Plants and animals that live in water create some amount of acid in the water. The carbon dioxide that plants and animals release into the water makes the water acidic and unsafe for living organisms. This is why the water of captive aquatic animals and plants must be changed often.
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Kurt Vonnegut Obituary
This is a two minute video video that summarizes some of the achievements of Vonnegut, including his remarkable survival of a World War Two bombing. Provides great insights into his character and personality. Would be excellent to show before students read his works.
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Researching solutions to global water shortages
 Professor Nidal Hilal

Director of the University of Nottingham’s Centre for Clean Water Technologies.

Making sure the world’s population has enough drinking water is one of the biggest challenges we face today. A rapidly increasing global population, the fact that only a very small percentage of global water is available for consumption and an uneven global distribution of clean drinking water are the main problems in regard to the current g
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Radioactive Decay and Absolute Age Determinations
This site provides access to a number of visual resources and supporting material illustrating the concept of radioactive decay and its central role in radiometric dating. Visualizations include diagrams, graphs, static illustrations and photos. Resources found on this site are suitable for use in lectures and classes and may also be used as the basis for labs or other activities.
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