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Kwame Belle: The Oswego Bucket List
Senior Kwame Belle wants to experience all that the SUNY Oswego campus and the Oswego community has to offer. But he needs your suggestions! (Please keep it clean.) Suggestions welcome as well by tweeting @sunyoswego or at http://www.facebook.com/sunyoswego
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Meet the 2012 Slice of Campus Life photo contest judges
http://concordia.ca/contest The judges for this year's Slice of Campus Life photo contest at Concordia have spoken! They've revealed what inspires their work! They've divulged some of their closely held secrets for taking a great picture! But most importantly, they've hinted at what may just make your submissions grab and hold their attention. NOW story: http://bit.ly/SnETVa
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Bears Show How to Become an Informed Voter
A founding principle of American democracy is the right to vote, and citizens will have an opportunity to exercise that right in the impending presidential election. How can these selections be made with confidence? Dr. Brian Calfano, associate professor of political science, and Dr. Elizabeth Dudash, assistant professor of communication at Missouri State University, share tips on feeling more surefooted stepping into the voting booth.
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Reach for your future
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Reach for your future About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the first co
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Calculus 133 - 10/22/12
David Pruis twice-weekly calculus class from Grand Rapids Community College.
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Upper Beginner #5 - Listen Out for Japanese Earthquake Announcements
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Since you have never felt an earthquake before, you are terrified of them. Now that you’re staying abroad in Japan, you decide you should prepare, just in case! You decide to assemble an emergency kit for your Japanese home. You buy medical supplies, bottled water, flashlights, candles, and batteries, and you [...]
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Jugaad: A Frugal, Flexible Approach to Innovation
In their book, Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth, authors Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu and Simone Ahuja present a new approach to innovation that is fueling growth in emerging markets as well as developed ones. Radjou and Ahuja recently sat down with Knowledge@Wharton to talk about the six principles of jugaad, a Hindi word meaning "an improvised solution born from ingenuity." (Podcast with transcript)Author(s): No creator set

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Stories in the Sky
In this activity, learners create their own constellations and star patterns and write a short, descriptive story explaining the significance of their star pattern/constellation. Then, learners can view their constellations in a homemade "planetarium" and share their stories aloud. This activity is part of a collaboration between NASA and the Navajo that also included videos that can be watched online.
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Experiencing Parallax With Your Thumb
In this activity, learners investigate parallax, a method used to measure distances to stars and planets in the solar system. Learners can see the parallax effect in action by holding their thumb out at arm's length and following simple instructions. This activity will help learners understand how the brain uses information to detect distances. This resource also describes three other basic methods for determining distances in space: radar, standard candles, and the Hubble Law.
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Elektrische kringloop : Basiskennis
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Bij deze onlinecursus komen volgende zaken aan bod:

  • de elektrische kringloop;
  • open en gesloten kringloop;
  • kortsluiting;
  • de stroombron;
  • de elektrische geleiders;
  • de …

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Abraham Lincoln - Growing Up on the Frontier
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More News is Good News: Democracy and Media in India
Prannoy Roy, director of New Delhi Television, gives a lecture on the history of NDTV and Indian television and the part democracy and rulership has played it's development.
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2.4 Staying warm …

In this section, you will meet the term ‘thermal conductivity’ and you will be asked to accept that it is ‘a measure of how readily heat flows from a particular material’. You may be uncomfortable about the lack of detailed explanation of how it is measured and of actual values and units. However, at al
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • Understand the problem of green-house gas emissions;

  • Explore what you can do as an individual or household to lighten those emissions;

  • Identify how much you would need to reduce your carbon footprint to achieve an environmentally ‘sustainable’ level of emission.


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7.4 Closing thoughts

Of course, doing anything about this needs scientific evidence and understanding, but it also requires social, economic and technological changes, which can only be achieved through political will. If you want to explore some of the broader context, a good place to start would be the New Internationalist issue 357, ‘The Big Switch: Climate Change Solutions’ at New Internationalist.

Faced with the sort of predictions climatologists are making, is it sufficient for science teac
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