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From National Geographic, this WildWorld -- Sights and Sounds website offers visitors an immersion experience in "some of the world's most distinctive ecoregions through audio, video, photos, interviews, conservation tips, and more." The eight ecoregions include the Bering Sea, Eastern Himalayan Broadleaf and Conifer Forests, Amazon River and Flooded Forest, and Mesoamerican Reef -- just to name a few. Separate ecoregion sites provide a map with links allowing visitors to connect to clear photos
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The Natural Resources Conservation Service provides an array of materials to assist people with their understanding of soils. Through an online presentation, users can learn ten key points about soil characteristics and their importance. Teachers and students can find many fun activities including soil erosion and particle size demonstrations and soil songs. The website provides a great introduction to soil formation and classification. Those contemplating a career in soil science can discover t
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Science In Focus: Energy
Interview with Dr. Sallie Baliunas about forms of energy including springs and magnets.,In this segment, Dr. Sallie Baliunas explains the energy transfers involved in pressing down and releasing a spring. She explains that potential energy gained from compressing the spring is changed into energy of motion, heat, friction, and sound. She explains that if we could measure with great accuracy, we could account for all the energy that appears to be lost. She goes on to state the law of conservat
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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Endangered Means There is Still Time
This site from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species Program demonstrates how loss of habitat and ecosystems can lead to a decline in biodiversity, and how the Endangered Species Act helps prevent extinction.
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Canary in a Coal Mine (MWV16)
Coral reefs are dying a death of a thousand cuts and their disappearance threatens not only the incredibly diverse ecosystem that depends on them, but also human health and welfare. In this episode of MicrobeWorld Video marine scientists Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Ph.D., chair of marine studies at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, and Kiho Kim, Ph.D., director of the environmental studies program at American University, explain the important relationship between microbes and corals,
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Managing Critical Resources at Craters of the Moon National Monument: A Curriculum for High School S
provides lesson ideas for learning about the geology, history, and ecology of this national park near Arco, Idaho. A high school unit on Managing Critical Resources at Craters of the Moon focuses on degradation of geologic features, water and air quality, and the balance of life of lava. Craters of the Moon National Park offers one of the best examples of basaltic volcanism in the world.
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Les grands ensembles "au pied du mur" : l'exemple de la Seine-Saint-Denis / Benoît Pouvreau

Démolition ? Protection ? Les grands ensembles "au pied du mur" : l'exemple de la Seine-Saint-Denis. Benoît POUVREAU. In colloque "Conservation, restauration de l'architecture du Mouvement Moderne : l'exemple de l'Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail de Georges Candilis" organisé par l'Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail en partenariat avec les universités de Rennes 2 et Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail / Musée Les Abattoirs,
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Conservation, restauration de l'architecture du Mouvement moderne : conclusions du colloque

Conclusions du colloque "Conservation, restauration de l'architecture du Mouvement Moderne : l'exemple de l'Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail de Georges Candilis" / Luce BARLANGUE et Catherine COMPAIN-GAJAC. Colloque organisé par l'Université de Toulouse II-Le Mirail en partenariat avec les universités de Rennes 2 et Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail / Musée Les Abattoirs, 8-10 avril 2010.


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MSH 2010 Nancy – L'enjeu des retraites

L’enjeu des retraites (par Bernard FRIOT, Carré rouge)

L’enjeu central des retraites est l’émancipation du travail de la valeur travail. Toutes les institutions nécessaires à cette émancipation existent déjà. Elles sont le fruit d’une construction pragmatique. Il faut leur donner aujourd’hui une densité théorique afin d’en faire le fondement d’un discours alternatif à l’argumentaire dominant. En matière de retraites, l’aff
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Température de Curie du fer

Cette expérience un peu délicate à réaliser montre que les propriétés ferromagnétiques du fer (le ferromagnétisme est la propriété pour un métal d'être attiré par le champ magnétique d'un aimant) disparaissent au-delà d'une certaine température appelée "température de Curie".


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JALPES 2010 Strasbourg : Test de concordance de script en dermatologie .

Première Journée de Pédagogie Médicale d’Alsace Lorraine (JALPES 2010). Session : Motivation et pédagogie en sciences de la santé.
JALPES 2010 Strasbourg : Test de concordance de script en dermatologie : évaluation du choix du panel d’experts.

Intervenant : Anne-Claire BURSZTEJN (Service de Dermatologie – CHU de Nancy).

Modérateur : François KOHLER (Professeur- CHU de Nancy – SPI-EAO) et Thierry POTTECHER (Professeur – service d’Anesthésie Hôp
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Les biotechnologies - Agnes Ricroch

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Les biotechnologies par Agnes Ricroch

Lycée François Couperin (77 Fotainebleau)


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Biodiversité : comment gérer notre interaction avec l'écosystème

Cet entretien avec Françoise Burel, directrice de recherche au CNRS, traite de la biodiversité : des éléments qui la composent, de leurs interactions, des menaces qui pèsent sur elle et des actions qui peuvent être menées pour sa conservation. Françoise Burel appréhende la biodiversité comme ressource à l’échelle planétaire, mais elle s’intéresse aussi aux écosystèmes plus petits. Elle évoque notamment la place de l’homme dans le monde vivant, l’évolution et la dive
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La ressource en sol, support de la biodiversité et de l'activité humaine

Dans cet entretien, Christian Walter, Professeur de Science du Sol à Agrocampus Ouest (Rennes) évoque les caractéristiques du sol et met en avant sa complexité, il analyse ensuite le sol en tant que ressource, puis relie la question du sol à celle de la biodiversité, notamment en examinant le rôle de l'activité humaine.


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Daniel Nahon – L’Épuisement de la Terre, l’enjeu du XXIe siècle

Lundi 9/02/2009, Daniel Nahon – L’Épuisement de la Terre, l’enjeu du XXIe siècle


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Park Geology Tour -- Geologic Features
This site offers geologic field notes, maps, and photographs of the national parks. The site is organized around 14 thematic areas, such as fossils, plate tectonics, and volcanoes.
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Kruger World
Complete version: This Biodiversity Consortium courseware 'World' unit uses the large ungulates in the Kruger National Park as a basis for exploring various aspects of species diversity. You can interactively sample various habitats in the Kruger National Park, and obtain counts of the different ungulates present. These data can then be used to plot a variety of different diversity indices and abundance models. Full instructions for this sampling program are available in the courseware unit
Author(s): Biodiversity Consortium / Martyn Gorman

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SADC - Supporting Distance Learners Course
<p>Conducting a workshop on Saide's Supporting Distance Learners in the 21st Century for a selected group of participants on behalf of SADC Centre for Distance Education.</p>
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Data Informed Practice Improvement Project
<p>Evaluation of teachers' growth during the course of the Data Informed Practice Improvement Project at Wits University.</p>
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