Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
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History of New Years
Ancient Babylonians first celebrated the new year over 4,000 years ago. This video explores the history of this day from cultures around the world. Students would benefit of a map of the various places mentioned in the video to show the diffusion of the event over time.
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5.11 Promises

Having tried various devices to persuade Ned, Ros resorts to her other ‘technical’ approach. She reminds him of his employment contract, which requires him to do his best to exploit his work. A contract, of course, is a form of promise you endorse when you sign it. Signing the contract is performative, it changes the relationships. In this case, it clearly is a promise, it is a promise to do his ‘best’, and that is clearly an ethical matter. This move obviously has a strong
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The Story of Stuff - Chapter 3
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary presented with playful chalkboard diagrams and an energetic Annie Leonard. This third chapter gives an explanation of the production process in the cycle of creating materials. Chapter 1 introduces the life cycle and chapters 2-6 explain different parts of this cycle. Chapter 7 is a summary.  Run time 03:28.  This chapter discusses the impact of toxins in productions and their impact on humans
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Online Instructor Training

Training materials for online instructors, including instructions on using Moodle. (Click "Start Course" then "Guest Login" to begin.)

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Author(s): amanda.cushman@unx.uci.edu (Amanda Cushman)

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Removing Coffee Stains From Carpet
This video explains removal of coffee stains from carpet using a simple vinegar solution.  ( 1:46)
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How To Iron a Pair Of Pants
This video provides detailed directions for ironing a pair of pants.  The directions appear on the screen as the process is demonstrated.
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How To Clean With Baking Soda
This video gives many practical tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Suggestions given include using baking soda to: clean tubs, counters, and carpets, freshening laundry, and unclogging sinks.  The process for each is demonstrated. ( 02:21)
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Zeus and the Great Flood
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great flood for some. 
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Greece: The Geography and History of Greece
A two minute video that explains how the geography of Greece helped make the country what it is today. There isn't much specific information given, but provides some images that might be of value.
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21L.707 Arthurian Literature and Celtic Colonization (MIT)
The course examines the earliest emergence of stories about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the context of the first wave of British Imperialism and the expanded powers of the Catholic Church during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The morphology of Arthurian romance will be set off against original historical documents and chronicle sources for the English conquests in Brittany, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to understand the ways in which these new attitudes towards Empir
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Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
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Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
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Wounded At Antietam 1862
This is the opening sequence of Lincoln and Lee, directed by Rob Child, that depicts a young civilian Mary Bedinger Mitchell engulfed by the unending stream of wounded Confederate soldiers from the Battle of Antietam-1862. This 1:40 videos shows students what it was like during this battle. Video shows wounded soldiers.
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California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
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Peer Responses
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
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North American British music association
This is the website of the North American British Music Association, which aims to study... "British Music from all time periods on the North American continent". At April 2010 there are a useful set of newsletters from 2005 to 2009, and these are freely available in HTML format. The newsletters contain scholarly reviews and conference reports, as well as short essays. Example titles of short essays from the Newsletter include: 'A Royal Course: Examining British Culture and History Through a Mo
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How to Make Math Meaningful
Making math meaningful is about relaying everyday events to concepts like money and current events. Foster a real-world connection with the use of mathematics using assistance from a math teacher.
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Teaching Kids Real Math with Computers
From rockets to stock markets, many of humanity's most thrilling creations are powered by math. So why do kids lose interest in it? Conrad Wolfram says the part of math we teach -- calculation by hand -- isn't just tedious, it's mostly irrelevant to real mathematics and the real world. He presents his radical idea: teaching kids math through computer programming.  (17:13)
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