TRMM Rainmap for September 1998: South and Central America
Monthly average rainfall over South and Central America for September 1998 as measured by TRMM. High rainfall rates are in red.
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No Valve in Vain
In this activity, students will design and create their own heart valves out of a variety of materials given to them, including: waterproof tape, plastic tubing, flexible plastic sheets, foam sheets, scissors, clay, etc. This activity will not only test their understanding of how a one-way valve works and its purpose, but will also allow them a chance to think outside of the box and practice engineering problem-solving.
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7.2.4 Using questions

Questions can be used as a means both of persuasion and of control. Repeatedly telling an individual something that they are unwilling to accept is unlikely to get them to change their mind. It is better instead to ask carefully constructed questions that will lead him or her to realise the strength of your case and the weakness of their own. Asking questions gives the questioner more control over the conversation, forcing the other side to respond. Writing down a list of appropriate question
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Do as the Romans: Construct an Aqueduct!
In this activity, students work with specified materials to create aqueduct components that will transport 2 liters of water across a short distance in their classroom. The goal is to build an aqueduct that will supply Aqueductis, a Roman city, with clean water for private homes, public baths, and glorious fountains.
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Use of the Question Mark
This student-created animated slide show defines the question mark and explains its use. Bright, vivid slides are accomapnied by upbeat music.         ( 2:14)
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Etiquette
Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een conversatie voeren die in overeenstemming is met de regels van de etiquette.
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Eco-living
De hoofdgedachten in drie teksten over alternatieve levensstijlen met elkaar vergelijken.
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Chairman and CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt Speech at the College of Charleston
Jeffrey Immelt, current chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the U.S. based conglomerate General Electric, was the keynote speaker on March 24, 2011 for the College of Charleston Friends of the Library's Winthrop Roundtable. Immelt's appearance was the culminating event in the year-long environmental lecture series, "Going Green: Fad or Forever?". Immelt has played an instrumental role in guiding GE's environmental conservation efforts and led efforts for GE in the areas of p
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Lies and Humiliations
'Brazilian artist Eder Santos tells the story of an elderly woman's reminiscence of an important relationship as seen through her possessions and the furniture in her home, which evoke memories of a shared lifetime.' This short piece shows the interior and exterior architecture of a house. Film footage is superimposed, and the outline of a figure sits down repeatedly. The words to a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade are incorporated. Music by Stephen Vitiello and James Kavoussi accompany the wo
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Collisions
'Collisions' was written by Jane Wagner and is an unusual comedy/drama. It stars Lily Tomlin and other well known performers, such as Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner. The work attempts to integrate short video works by Stephen Beck, Ed Emshwiller, Louis Falco, Ron Hays, Stan Vanderbeek, and William Wegman. 'Collisions' tells the story of Eartha, a creature from the planet of Zymus, who agrees to take a human form and to observe the planet earth. Eartha inhabits Beth Barber (Lily Tomlin), a news rep
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5.13 Organic Chemistry II (MIT)
This intermediate organic chemistry course focuses on the methods used to identify the structure of organic molecules, advanced principles of organic stereochemistry, organic reaction mechanisms, and methods used for the synthesis of organic compounds. Additional special topics include illustrating the role of organic chemistry in biology, medicine, and industry.
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Supporting both digital and analog devices with Microsoft’s HID platform

Microsoft's HID platform and new WinRT API support both analog and digital devices. This video shows two sample solutions, one for an analog temperature sensor and another for a digital motion sensor. These solutions include instructions for creating:  the device, the accompanying firmware, and a Windows store app.

 

To learn more about the analog temperature-sensor solution, see:

http://aka.ms/AnalogDevice

To learn mo
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Do consumer brand preferences change in a downturn?
Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Boucheron, discusses why consumers change their brand preferences during a recession

#whyUToledo - Programs
A University of Toledo student tells us #whyUToledo Follow the reasons why on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23whyUToledo On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice.
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UMB and UMMC Launch Unified Visual Identity
This video features the new unified visual identity representing the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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Roundtable 3: Violence and the State
British History Conference sponsored by the Center for British Studies, University of California at Berkeley, on the State in British History, Sept. 25-26, 2009. Center for British Studies website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/cbs/
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