Botany and Art: Their Roles in Conservation
Students are introduced to the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, and specifically to their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. Students examine illustrations, photographs, and dried specimens of endangered plants and consider the conservation value of an illustration over a photographic image. In a second session, students try their own hands at botanical illustration and follow the methods of a Smithsonian staff illustrator. Pencils, markers, tracing p
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Addiction and the Brain
Learn about the structure of the human brain and how it is affected by drugs of abuse.
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ECB buying sovereign bonds again, but how much?
Aug. 15 - ECB data on Monday will show that the central bank was back in the market last week after a 5-month hiatus, buying euro zone government bonds. Reuters Insider analyses the figures.
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Scientists @ the Smithsonian
Video interviews with twenty Smithsonian scientists introduce students to the wide variety of work in the sciences. Students will learn the diverse pathways that these scientists took to enter their fields and they will see that many kinds of people become scientists.
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Plant Tissue Culture Techniques
Several tissue culture procedures, ranging from simple to more complex, are examined. These procedures can be performed by beginning and advanced biology students and include seed sterilization and aseptic seed germination, as well as techniques for callus proliferation, cell suspension culture, and anther culture. Choice of tissues, aseptic methods, media preparation, and experimental design are addressed.
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Student Teaching Procedures
This module represents a discussion of the procedures that should be followed in a student teaching position. Various aspects are discussed such as non-teaching duties, following accepted guidelines, legal aspects of assuming classroom responsibilities when no licensed teacher is in the room and other aspects of student teaching procedures.
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Walter Isaacson: "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"
In this University of Pennsylvania program, Walter Isaacson, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, discusses the life of one of Americas most influential figures: Benjamin Franklin. In his recent book, "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life," Isaacson reveals the personal life of Benjamin Franklin and all the intricate details of this revolutionary leaders life that have made him unique among a group of leaders. The presentation was given at the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of
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What do you know about Drama? - Quiz
A quick 6 question quiz about drama
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Mutiwavelength Milky Way: Application of the Electromagnetic Spectrum
This educational brief provides an overview of how previously unrevealed information about our galaxy and other celestial objects can be obtained by examining their energy emissions in parts of the electromagnetic spectrum other than that visible to the human eye. Remote imagery of the Milky way in several wavelengths is included, and links to additional information are embedded in the text.
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15.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.In Syrien geht das Regime von Präsident Baschar al-Assad offensichtlich mit immer härteren Mitteln gegen die Demokratiebewegung vor. Wie Augenzeugen berichteten, kamen beim Beschuss von dicht besiedelten Wohnvierteln der Hafenstadt Latakia neben Panzern und Bodentruppen auch Kriegsschiffe zum Einsatz. Dabei seien am
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Lumbriculus anterior and posterior ends
Observe blood flow and muscle contractions in each body segment of Lumbriculus variegates (observe the anterior and posterior ends of the worm).
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General George Washington: A Military Life
In this University of Virginia video, Edward G. Lengel, associate editor of the Papers of George Washington, takes an in-depth look at Washington as a soldier. Lengel explains that the key to Washingtons excellence was his completeness in how he united the military, political and personal skills necessary to lead a nation to war and peace. Based largely on Washingtons personal papers, Lengel paints a vivid portrait of Washington the soldier. (29:09)
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{Suresh 181} Boy’s names in India
[Suresh 181] The boy’s names in India भारत में लड़कों के नाम = (Bharat Mein ladkon ke naam ) The boy’s names in India Ps;  IN CONTINUATION TO MY LESSON...
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FLJS part 4: The Relationship between Political and Judicial Branches
Aharon Barak discusses how the political and judicial branches of government balance their sometimes conflicting interests with the rights of the citizens. Part 4 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture.
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Met Eireann - Quiz
Do you know anything about the weather?
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Mathematics Diagnostic Test 10
A mathematics diagnostic test examining pupil's competency and attainment. This test aims to test the pupil's competence with multiplication. There are 12 test items on short multiplication and 8 items on long multiplication.
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77 interessante sites voor leraars
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De naam van het document zegt alles: Richard Byrne heeft 77 van de interessantste websites voor leraars bij elkaar gezocht. Zijn naam verraadt al dat deze collega afkomstig is uit het Angelsaksische taalgebied, meer bepaald uit de VS. De sites die …


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The I Heart Hamilton tour's top picks
This summer, four recent McMaster graduates set out to experience the best of what their hometown has to offer. The goal: for Avishka Juta, Carly Ciufo, Jennifer Juliao and Kristin Archer to be tourists in their own city. Here, the four friends talk about their favourite places in the city.
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This xerte on-line toolkits resource has been produced as part of the JISC funded BERLiN (Building Exchanges for Research and Learning in Nottingham) project run by The University of Nottingham from April 2009 - April 2010. The project aimed to publish and share the equivalent of 360 credits of Open Educational Resources (OERs), enhance and expand Nottingham's existing Open Educational Repository (U-Now) and foster OER use and reuse. This open educational resource aims to share knowledge gain
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