NDVI for the United States as of May, 2002
New satellite-derived images of vegetation confirm extremely dry conditions exist that are ripe for fires in the western United States, according to a data collaboration between NASA and the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.
Author(s): Joycelyn Thomson,Robert Mahoney

Floaters and Sinkers: Curricular Unit
This curricular unit introduces students to the important concept of density. The focus is on the more easily understood densities of solids, but students can also explore the densities of liquids and gases. Students devise methods to determine the densities of solid objects, including the method of water displacement to determine volumes of irregularly-shaped objects. By comparing densities of various solids to the density of water, and by considering the behavior of different solids when place
Author(s): Mary R. Hebrank

The Assassination of JFK (3:37)
The course of events surrounding JFK's assassination shocked the nation and left more questions than answers. This is a good overview of the events that came after the assassination and the
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Gravity and Inertia - by StudyJams
Gravitational force is the constant force of attraction between the masses of two objects.  The attraction between objects and the Earth is called gravity.  Weight is caused by gravity: it is the measurement of gravity's force on an object's mass.  Learn more about gravity and inertia with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
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This unit has explored the social impact of psychology and provided a brief historical overview to explore the diversity of psychology as a discipline. You have read about the different kinds of data that are used as evidence and the different types of methods used to gather these data. You have also gained an understanding of the ethical issues that need to be considered when conducting research.

The material for this unit is taken from the introductory chapter to the course DSE212
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• Because the subject matter of psychology (ourselves and non-human animals) is complex and reactive, psychologists have to choose from amongst a wide range of methods.

• Psychologists make use of methods that aim to maximise objectivity; they also use methods that focus on and explore subjectivities and meanings.

• Depending on the topic they are researching, psychologists can choose to adopt an outsider viewpoint or an insider
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Since psychological research is mostly done on people and animals, it is often the case that the observations or experimental interventions that a psychologist might want to make have the potential to harm participants and hence raise ethical issues. Furthermore, consequences that might not be directly undesirable for the participants might raise more general ethical principles to do with moral standards and values. Psychologists have increasingly become aware of ethical issues and recognised
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The most commonly used psychological tests, such as intelligence tests and personality tests, are highly structured forms of self-report where participants have to solve problems or choose from fixed alternatives on a questionnaire. Researchers then work out a score for each participant that gives information about their intelligence or personality. These tests are different from ordinary questionnaires in the way they are constructed and pre-tested. They are tried out on large numbers
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Much has been written around the concept of parenting capacity, which according to the Assessment Framework (DH, 2000) is one of the key dimensions of child welfare (along with developmental needs and the environment in which parenting takes place). The Department of Health sets out the following ‘Dimensions of Parenting Capacityâ€™ which we summarise in Figure 4 below.

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Een stappenplan waarmee leerlingen zelfstandig pudding kunnen maken.

Leerlingen moeten uitspraken over het recept beoordelen en de Franse tekst op het doosje vanillepudding bekijken.

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El Nino: Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly and Sea Surface Wind Anomaly from September 1996 to Septemb
NCEP sea surface temperature anomaly and FSU COAPS surface wind stress anomaly in the Pacific from September 1996 to September 1997
Author(s): Antonio Busalacchi,Greg Shirah

Keller Futures Center 5/25/11
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Nobel Prize in Literature 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa, Banquet Speech
In 2010 Mario Vargas Llosa received the Nobel Prize in Literature and in the video, he presents his banquet speech at the 2010 Nobel Banquet. He is a storyteller and comments on how fiction turns into life. Find out more about Vargas Llosa: http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2010/vargas_llosa-docu.html
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The Voyage of Kealoha
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, tells the Kealoha story, Hawaiâ€˜i's Native Seamen and Their Whaling Legacy, through a dramatization and source images.
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What's Hot and What's Not
Students will investigate the behavior of heat and the movement of heat between objects by: conduction, convection, and radiation.
Author(s): Mrs. Niebergall

Artemia motion
Artemia with coordinated motion of flipper-like appendages.
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Hurricane Bonnie (1998) Crystal Cathedral View of Precipitation with TRMM Data
This animation is an early experiment in using transparency for representing precipitation isosurfaces with TRMM data.
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GoNU.TV Season Recap - Baseball 2011
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Stories from the medical sector -- Begegnungen mit celebrate Deutschen
In this lesson four Germans talk about their experiences with the emergency services, the hospital, the dentist, patient care, home care, etc.
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