London: A History in Verse
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/london London has long been understood through the poetry it has inspired. In LONDON: A HISTORY IN VERSE, esteemed poet and critic Mark Ford has assembled the most capacious and wide-ranging anthology of poems about London to date, from Chaucer to Wordsworth to the present day, providing a chronological tour of urban life and of English literature. With an introductory essay exploring the cultural, political, and aesthetic significance of the verses he's selected, Ford
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Cesar Chavez remembered at IVC
This two-minute video has interviews about from individuals reflecting on some of his ideas and what has transpired since his death. Limited use. (01:59)
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Common Cockle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Common Cock in its natural environment. Students will enjoy listening to the ocean sound as they watch the close up views of this amazing creature. This well-known edible cockle has a solid shell, consisting of two valves, which feature prominent ribs and concentric growth-lines. The outer surface of the shell is off-white, yellowish or brown, and the inner surface is white. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge a
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Calculating Speed
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad has to find out exactly how fast each of Wicked’s three brooms can go. They set out to calculate the speed per second of each broom using the data they have from their speed tests over a period of five seconds. (3mins)
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Pompeii: The Final Days
In this video clip, Pliny the Younger's letters to his friend Tacitus, a Roman historian, recount the events of that terrifying day more than 2,000 years ago when Mount Vesuvius erupted. The volcanic eruption completely decimated the ancient Roman city.
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Fionn Wordsearch
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
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European Community of Democracies – Towards a New Foundation of Europe [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ulrich Beck | Editor's note: Unfortunately the beginning of the chairperson’s introduction is missing from the podcast. German euro-nationalism is not inevitable. Europe's crisis is an opportunity to enlarge democracy. Ulrich Beck is professor of sociology, University of Munich and British Journal of Sociology LSE Centennial Professor in the Department of Sociology.
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Alzheimer's: What Is the Value of Knowing Early: A View Across Five Countries
The Forum at the School of Public Health Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, affects millions of people around the world. This Forum event examined the results of a new poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and Alzheimer Europe on perception and awareness of the disease among residents in the U.S., Germany, France, Spain and Poland -- and their views on the value of diagnosis. This event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and was part of the Andelot S
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Bekende Belgen
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Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.


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Take a minute out of your day to learn about all the killer new features on your Windows Phone. Trust me, you'll be glad you did Smiley


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Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus | It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope? Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia. Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.
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College of Charleston Dorms -- Liberty Street Residence Hall Tour
College of Charleston junior Andrew Gunderson gives a tour of Liberty Street Residence Hall, which is located on the corner of Liberty and St. Philip streets. A shared bathroom connects two, two-person bedrooms. The building also features amenities such as game rooms, lounge areas, study rooms, home theaters, and many common spaces. Each room is equipped with a microfridge (a combination microwave and refrigerator) for the residents to share. The College's main dining facility, Liberty Street Fr
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Dr. Boyce Watkins presents "Cents and Sense," at GRCC on January 20, 2012.
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Slavery by Another Name: Coal Mining History
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Inventing Bar Graphs
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad discovers a bug problem in the Cybrary. They know that something needs to be done to stop the bugs before they eat everything in the Cybrary, so the CyberSquad creates a bar graph to display the number of bugs they found in each room. Ms. Fileshare is concerned about the bug problem until she is shown a different bar graph that shows the number of bugs in each room to be much smaller. The CyberSquad must figure out why the two graph
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Pompeii: A Forgotten Ancient World
The ancient city of Pompeii is located near the modern city of Naples and was buried by the ash and debris of Mount Vesuvius when it erupted over two days starting the 24th of August, AD 79. Everything and everyone in the vicinity of the volcano was annihilated. The evidence that was left behind not only shows us how powerful and disruptive Vesuvius can be but also gives a portal in to the ancient past. (03:47)
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Met deze werkbundel kunnen de kinderen van de tweede graad in groepjes aan de slag in het bos.

Enkele verschillende doe-opdrachten hierbij zijn:

  • Zintuigen gebruiken in het bos;
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Where a False Step Means Death (1921)
Marjorie Hillick, the "Maud Allan of the skies" performs a dance on an uncompleted New York skyscraper with only her trusty tambourine for company. Don't look down!
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