Terrorism, Peace, and Other Inconsistencies
This course addresses a set of inter-related questions that have become central to peace and security in the modern era, at both the domestic and international levels. What is the history and rationale for contemporary terrorism, including suicide terrorism? What does the rise of al-Qaeda terror mean for a host of problematic issues including the relationship between the Western and Islamic worlds, the future of peace in the Middle East, the future of various western foreign policy actions? What
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" Over the Hump and Jump"- Counting with Transitional Numbers
This computer-animated video provides practice counting with transitional numbers, numbers ending with nine.  The video shows the "nine" numbers climbing to the top of a mountain with the "tens" number being the summit. Many examples are given. ( 2:55)
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Stations of Light
Student groups rotate through four stations to examine light energy behavior: refraction, magnification, prisms and polarization. They see how a beam of light is refracted (bent) through various transparent mediums. While learning how a magnifying glass works, students see how the orientation of an image changes with the distance of the lens from its focal point. They also discover how a prism works by refracting light and making rainbows. And, students investigate the polar nature of light usin
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Plausible? Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole
Journeying Through Space and Time in a Wormhole - Professor Ian Morison discusses time, one of the most mysterious concepts in our Universe. It is easy to describe how we define its passage and how we can make exceedingly accurate clocks but questions as to what determines the arrow of time and whether time travel is possible can tax the most brilliant minds! (03:43)
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Future Spacecraft and the Hunt for Habitable Planets
The Hunt for Habitable Planets - Professor Ian Morison discusses one of the hottest topics in astronomy: detecting other solar systems. The methods by which this has been achieved so far have yet to detect an earth-like planet, but already a miniature version of our solar system has been discovered. How do these discoveries affect the prospects for life elsewhere? (06:17)
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3.4 Further reading
Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue. But does knowing more about this dark artist's experiences help us to interpret his art? Or does understanding his motivations cloud their true meaning? This unit explores the biographical monograph, one of the most common forms of art history writing.
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Making a Pinhole Camera
Notes for conducting a lesson on how to make and use a pinhole camera, plus an explanation of how it works. See also corresponding worksheet for pupils.
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My favorite recipe
Op het einde van deze les kun je, je eigen favoriete recept in het Engels opschrijven.
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Strange Fruit: Reconstruction to Jim Crow
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit, and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as playing an online game called "The Road to Equality," and an activity in which students will create their own board games.
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Backstage with Alistair McGowan

Backstage visits the set of Oleanna at Lakeside Arts Centre for a chat with the play's stars Alistair McGowan and Clare Foster. Oleanna, which has its run at Lakeside Arts Centre in April is widely regarded as David Mamet's most controversial work. For more info visit www.lakesidearts.org.uk


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Tornadoes: Information and Preparation
Have you seen the movie The Wizard of Oz? Well, as you know, there were a few people who weren't quite prepared what a tornado brings. Your job is to put together information about tornadoes and what to do in the case of one!
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Two Simple Electrophysical Preparations Using Grasshoppers
These grasshoppers can be used to investigate various nerve impulse, electrical stimulation resulting in muscle contraction, strength of muscle contraction, and biomechanics of the knee joint some selected applications.
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Bubbling Plants
Students learn a simple technique for quantifying the amount of photosynthesis that occurs in a given period of time, using a common water plant (Elodea). They can use this technique to compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur under conditions of low and high light levels. Before they begin the experiment, however, students must come up with a well-worded hypothesis to be tested. After running the experiment, students pool their data to get a large sample size, determine the measures of
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Just-hatched Artemia
Artemia naplius one day after hatching.
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Human skull
The skull helps protect the brain. The eyes are set into the orbital sockets. The nose would be located in the upside-down heart-shaped opening, but the nose is mostly cartilage.
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Community based Physical Therapy
In this lecture, students are going to learn about the history, the society background and the system of Regional Physiotherapy for the preparation and the understanding of the practical side of Regional Physiotherapy. Moreover, we will have suggestions by the physiotherapists and occupational therapists working on the front-line.
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Science Digest - Episode 2 Animal Guy
Quirky Science Digest talk show host Mathew Arden interviews animal expert Brad Crane.
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An analysis or style: How can I analyse the figures of speech used in a literary text
At the end of this lesson the student will be able to: distinguish figures of speech in literary text extracts and assess their impact when they are read aloud.
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HUTCHINSON-GILFORD SYNDROME
Recent studies suggest that, as in other aging syndromes, the Hutchinson-Gilford syndrome is due to a defect in the mechanism of DNA repair. Mutations have been found in the Lamin A gene (LMNA) situated on chromosome 1.
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