Racing with the Sun - Creating a Solar Car
Students use engineering design principles to construct and test a fully solar powered car. Several options exist, though we recommend the “Junior Solar Sprint” (JSS) Car Kits that can be purchased with direction from the federal government. Using the JSS kit from Solar World, students were provided with a photovoltaic panel that produces ~3V at ~3W. An optional accessory kit also available from Solar World includes wheels, axels and drive gears. A chassis must be built additionally. Balsa w
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Solving and Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables, Part I - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to solve and graph a linear inequality (y > 5). He starts with a number line. Salman Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:14) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.' (02:15)
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9.1.1 What is an rtf file?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
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Eureka! Episode 10 - Potential Energy vs Kinetic Energy
A rock teetering on the edge of a cliff is shown to have potential energy - the energy of position. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Good for students of any elementary school level. (04:51)
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Kinetic Energy and Work
Animated billiard balls help demonstrate kinetic energy - the energy of motion. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Other key vocabulary words addresses in this video include: work, force, mass, acceleration, newtons, joules, innertia, gravity, movement, speed, distance, and transfer of energy. (04:49)
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Catholic Mass - 5/13/2012 (Sixth Sunday of Easter)
Duke Catholic Center Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, celebrant http://catholic.duke.edu Sixth Sunday of Easter, 9pm Service begins @ 7:24 Homily begins @ 21:26 Scripture: First Reading: Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48 Psalm 98:1-4 Second Reading: 1 John 4:7-10 Gospel: John 15:9-17 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (622) Offertory Hymn: We Have Been Told (699) Communion Hymn: One Bread, One Body (830) Recessional Hymn: Sing a New Song (537) M
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Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
Barriers and Motivators for Using OER in Schools
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Co-operation and contestation: farmer-state relations in agricultural transformation, An Giang Provi
This thesis analyses farmer-state, and farmer-farmer relations in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, focusing on agricultural transformations in An Giang Province. It does so at three levels: first, at the largest scale, farmer-state relations are explored through the building of common dikes of different heights; second, farmer-farmer relations are examined through farmers’ management of flood water within common August dikes; and third, at the smallest scale, the scope for interhousehold diversific
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2.4 Using the framework

The three-stage framework focuses on the processes of learning, and is a general approach that you can use in different ways. However, skills development also needs a context and should be linked into your course or work activities. A useful starting point is to use your course or project to provide a timeframe for your skills development work.

If you are following a formal course of study, the course will have been designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of a subject area,
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You Decide: Is preemptive war a legitimate means of American national defense?
This educational guide focuses on the legitimacy of preemptive war as a means of American national defense, looking at the rationale for intervention, and the related moral and strategic issues. Students are invited to examine the arguments on both sides of the debate, developing critical thinking skills as they work through the activities. Students will learn how to support their arguments with evidence and reason. It is expected that at the end of this guide students will determine where they
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Popular Culture
Many forms of entertainment and leisure activities people participated in during the early decades of the 20th century are not that different from those we enjoy today. At the turn of the century people found entertainment at carnivals and festivals and exhibitions. Photographs here include the California Midwinter International Exposition in San Francisco in 1894, and the Anaheim Carnival of 1911. Sports were also a popular pastime. Photographs show people participating in tennis and golf, but
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Coastal Clash: Role Play - Community Forum on the Fate of California Coastal Access
"Coastal Clash" is a one-hour documentary focusing on the urbanization of California's coastline. The activities and lesson plans for the film "Coastal Clash" target students at the high school level and align with the California State Standards for Government. Students will participate in a role-playing activity to determine if the public should have full access to the California coast.
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Exercice 8 (Arithmétique dans Z) [00292] (video)

Exo7. Exercices de mathématiques pour les étudiants.
Retrouvez la correction écrite sur http://exo7.emath.fr

Nombres connaissant leur somme et leur pgcd (puis ppcm).
Bonus (à 5'03'') : théorème des restes chinois.


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Live like an Animal
In this activity, students design an innovative human shelter that is inspired and informed by an animal structure. Each group is assigned an animal class, and they gather information about shelters used by the animals in that class. After researching the topic and brainstorming ideas, students build small prototypes (models) of the structures. Finally, they present their products, explaining what attribute of the animal structure influenced their design.
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To, Two, Too - Commonly Confused Words

Video discusses the homonyms, to, two, and too.  Homonyms are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spelling. Teacher defines the words and uses the words in sentences. The teacher gives viewers a quiz.  Clear teaching and examples. (6:36)


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Advanced Information Literacy (2005FY)
While assigning project activities, operational "information processing methods" will be taught in a humanities context.
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