Stretching a polyethylene strip upon heating
A strip of UHMW PE is heated and gradually stretched over 180 °C (the melting temperature of PE), the polymer chains coil up again causing the film to shrink. Again heating to 120-136 °C an attempt will be made to stretch it. (Related topic: polymers)
Author(s): DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge

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Confrontations with Native Americans
An excellent video that shows how the Native Americans were squeezed from their lands and forced to fight, flee, or be placed on reservations. Start of Bureau of Indian Affairs explained and how it resulted in moving Natives. Fort Laramie Treaty explained as well. A map of the area would be good for the students to have so students could track the movements.
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PGE Distinguished Lecture: "Is Development Sustainable? Not Even Close"
repetto posterA talk by Robert Repetto. Is development sustainable? Certainly not the way the world is now going about it. Major trends are heading straight toward ecological and human disasters and if they are not changed and changed soon, development efforts will fail for billions of people, comprising mainly the world?s most vulnerable populations. Climate change, water
Author(s): The Center for International Studies at the Univer

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Daniel Kahneman on The Machinery of the Mind
Daniel Kahneman, author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, on The Machinery of the Mind. Kahneman is Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and the winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics.
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Olympics, Ancient Early Games
The ancient Olympics began in about the eighth century, B.C. How important were those games to the Greeks? What honors were bestowed on the winning athletes? Why did they end, after twelve hundred years? (9:54)

Take a virtual trip to the ancient world to discover more about it.  Move the video forward - to 6:00 - to begin the trip.

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Communicating India's Soft Power: Buddha to Bollywood
Professor Daya Thussu, University of Westminster, London, gives a talk for the Reuters seminar series
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Digital Storybooks With Audio
This brief slidecast was created by a college student. The student gives a definition of a digital book, how an e-book 'works', briefly discusses e-Book Readers, and the benefits to teachers and students. The sound could be better.
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Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood.  His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer.  One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds.  (8:49)
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Learn One French Verb : Apprendre
This is a very brief video by a French native speaking the word 'apprendre' which means 'to learn.' (00:20)


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R&D | Tor Erik Hermansen | Salon 1 (5 of 6)
Tor Erik Hermansen, Music Producer and Songwriter, Co-Founder of Stargate, discusses the music world and the discovery and curation process he has used to write such hit songs as Beyoncé's Irreplaceable and Katy Perry's Firework. MoMA R&D Salon 1: A Curator's Tale http://momarnd.moma.org/ October 15, 2012 All videos © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
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Cell Respiration Part III: Krebs Cycle

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