UA Celebrates the Year of the Horse with Festival
To ring in the Chinese new year and celebrate the year of the horse, the Confucius Center at the University of Arizona co-hosted a festival at Centennial Hall. Performances at the Chinese New Year Festival included traditional and contemporary dance, martial arts displays, children's choirs and music by the Purple Bamboo Ensemble, the performing group of the UA Asian Music Club.
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CEE 20: Introduction to Computational Engineering Problem Solving

Introduction to computer programming within a numerical computing environment (MATLAB or similar) including types of data representation, graphical display of data, and development of modular programs with application to engineering analysis and problem solving.


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Subtraction With Manipulatives
Using counters, students will learn how to write a subtraction problem and determine the answer.  Count the objects in the whole group, cross out to take away and write how many are left.  9 - 4.

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Why Has the Public Been Slow to Grasp the Reality of Global Climate Change?
Why Has the Public Been Slow to Grasp the Reality of Global Climate Change?
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ANSO 105-02, Introduction to Sociology, Fall 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,The course will survey a broad range of topics, with many touching on controversial debates that surround social stratification issues. By the end of the course, students should have the conceptual and theoretical tools to apply sociological perspectives to their everyday lives and to the lives of “others.”
Author(s): Shirley, Carla

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Work and Energy (Part 2)
More on work and introduction to Kinetic and Potential Energies. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:15.
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ENGL 151-10, Advertising the American Ideal, Spring 2007
How do advertisements convey social, educational, and cultural ideals, and what values are inherent in those ideals? These two basic questions will guide our exploration of the role advertising plays in our society in general and in your life in particular. More specifically, we will consider how advertisements convey ideas about gender roles,race, and socioeconomic status as we explore different advertising markets (singles, kids, sports fans, college students) and different advertising venues(
Author(s): Crisafulli, Susan

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What Causes Lightning?
As clouds get bigger with the continuous rising of air, they interact with particles of ice and dirt to create a buildup of static electricity. Learn about the interaction of electrical charges in a cloud with charges on the ground with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:58)

Read more: What Causes Lightning?: Weather & Meteorology | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_4872173_causes-lightning_.html#ixzz1D8eE3NgN

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How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?
In order to determine how far away a lightning strike hit, count the time that occurs between the lightning flash and the clap of thunder. Discover how a five-second differential means a lightning strike is about one mile away with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:10)

Read more: How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?: Weather & Meteorology | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_4872175_can-away-lightning-strike-hit_.html#ixzz1D8lU1

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September Song by Maxwell Anderson (spoken version)
Who really listens to the words of popular songs? They best express our deepest emotions - so said Aldous Huxley, no less. It was written for Walter Huston's voice in 1938 and it featured in the film September Affair in 1950 - a May/September romance between characters played by Joan Fontaine and Joseph Cotten - who was in fact only 12 years older. Here's Walter Huston's version - and although he isn't a great singer, he does manage to put across the essential wistfulness lacking in all o
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The Creation of the Sun, Time, the Elements, Space and the Solar System
This is a short but detailed video on the creation of the Sun and all of its' counterparts within the solar system and space. It explains that although the Big bang Theory is the most accepted theory on the creation of space, it did not create any of the elements we learn contained on the Periodic table. This is only a theory as no one really knows how these components were created. It is extremely visual yet very informative.
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Phases of the Moon - Interactive Link
The Moon, Earth's only natural satellite and one of the brightest objects in its sky, appears in the sky in many different shapes. Over the course of a month, the observed shapes result from the interaction of the Moon's orbit around Earth and reflected sunlight. In this interactive resource adapted from the National Air and Space Museum, learn about the relationship between the Moon's orbit and its phases. This is an interactive website that includes animation. The site addresses the phases of
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" Climbing up the Mountain"- A Counting by Tens Song
In this computer-animated video, students take a hike up their favorite mountain as they count by tens.  The numbers appear on the side of the mountain as they are said.  ( 2:29)
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History of Africa
This video is a brief history of Africa. Ancient kingdoms and culture are discussed past and present.
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Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858
This video is accompanied by text. "The Dred Scott case played a pivotal role in the 1858 Illinois senate race and in the 1860 presidential election. Eyeing Stephen Douglas’s seat in the Senate, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent to a series of debates. The two politicians differed in almost every respect. Lincoln, a tall and lanky Republican with a high-pitched voice, relied on his wit and integrity to provide a comforting sense of sincerity. Douglas, meanwhile, was a short, barrel-ches
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The Kansas-Nebraska Act
This video is accompanied by text. "Many Americans believed that a transcontinental railroad would unify the United States by linking eastern and western points of the rapidly expanding nation. Not everyone, however, agreed where the railroad should be built. U.S. minister to Mexico James Gadsden, a Southerner, wanted the route to go through Texas and the New Mexico Territory to the Pacific Ocean. Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois, meanwhile, supported a plan to wind the railroad through Chica
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Software design of maintainable knowledge-based systems for building design
Identifying and establishing a basic structure for knowledge representation is one of the keys to successful design of knowledge-based computer systems. In Building Design and Construction, this initial knowledge structure can be achieved by utilizing a query driven approach to software engineering. As (user) queries reflect the user's demand for in/output, it is natural to link the overall user dialogue with key elements in the knowledge base direct connections between user screen and objects i
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The Importance of Virtual Environments in the Design of Electronic Games and Their Relevance to Arch
Ever increasing complexity in architectural design and the need to deliver a cost effective solution requires the employment and adoption of innovative design methods. Although technological changes have entered the field of architecture at a slower pace, the recent adoption of 3D modelling, Virtual Environment and multimedia represent significant changes in architectural design, visualisation and presentation. These now include tools for conceptualisation, design synthesis, design presentation,
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Film in history/history in film
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Autumn Semester 2009 This module explores the inter-relations and interactions of film and history in 20th century Europe and the United States (with a few classic films from elsewhere). It considers how films have appropriated past events as their core subject matter or setting, for purposes of nostalgic entertainment or didactic drama, for social commentary, philosophical enquiry or political protes
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Spots, Spots, Spots
In this video, a librarian recites a fingerplay about a leopard's spots. (0:26)
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