Full-Scale Simulations as Tool for Developing Spatial Design Ability
Spatial Design Ability has been defined as the capability to anticipate effects (psychological impressions on potential observers or users) produced by mental manipulation of elements of architectural or urban spaces. This ability, of great importance in choosing the appropriate option during the design process, is not specifically developed in schools of architecture and is partially obtained as a by-product of drawing, designing or architectural criticism. We use our Laboratory as a tool to pr
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I Have A Dream Speech
Martin Luther King's famous speech is shown in this video from orginial films from the time. Full version.
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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 Year's Eve
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. (03:29)
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Trojan Safety 101
The USC Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers this video featuring crime-prevention tips related to theft, alcohol and bicycles. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about campus safety and emergency preparedness at USC: http://emergencyprep.usc.edu/ Learn more about the USC Department of Public Safety: http://capsnet.usc.edu/dps/
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2 New products – old failings

This section introduces product ‘usability’. It offers a case study of a vegetable peeler to illustrate how usability issues exist alongside other important concerns in the product development process.

If you look around high-street or shopping-mall stores, you cannot help but notice the number and variety of new products on offer. This year's washing machine or dishwasher, stylish furniture, multi-feature telephones, audio systems, DVD players, digital cameras and camcorders, all b
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I'm a Paleontologist Song
Students will enjoy this cute song and video describing the job of a paleontologist. Content is appropriate for upper elementary. (2:58)
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#ScienceWoman: Eleanor Sterling
Eleanor Sterling, chief conservation scientist at the American Museum of Natural History, talks about the #sciencewoman who inspired her and changed her life.
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How Government Buys Your Support

[This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.]

In Iraq and Afghanistan, US military officers routinely handed bundles of cash to local residents to buy influence and undermine resistance to the American occupation. Such payments came in especially handy after US troops inadvertently killed innocent civilians or sheep. Billions of dollars were shoveled out with little or no oversight as part of the Pentagon’s “Money as a Weapon System” progra
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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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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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An introduction to social work in Wales
Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users and carers and in the practice of social work practitioners. This free course, An introduction to social work in Wales, will introduce you to the import
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UK Budget and Global Recovery Plans
In Part 5, our experts examine the British economy in light of the recent Budget, and assess whether a global recovery may be on the horizon.
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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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