To Make Deserts Bloom
From 1988 to 1993 nuclear physicist Mambillkalathil Govind Kumar Menon was president of the International Council of Scientific Unions, a non-governmental organization long involved in environmental and development issues. He was also India's minister of state for science and technology from 1986 to 1989, and he served in the Parliament from 1990 to 1996. In this video segment, Menon describes the euphoria following World War II when international cooperation on atomic science and technology flo
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Calera, Alabama Comprehensive Plan
This document is a city plan for Calera, Ala. adopted August 11, 2009. Contents: Introduction -- Strategic concept -- Land use and transportation -- Downtown revitalization -- Implementation -- Appendix.
Author(s): KPS Group, Inc.; Skipper Consulting, Inc.; Birming

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Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, 1820-1910
This site portrays the states of Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin from the 17th to the early 20th century through first-person accounts, biographies, promotional literature, local histories, ethnographic and antiquarian texts, and colonial archival documents. This collection depicts the land and its resources, the experience of Natives, pioneers and missionaries, soldiers and reformers, as well as the growth of local communities and cultures.
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Language Arts: words for animal groups
Perhaps you knew that sheep come in flocks and cows come in herds? But what about 56 other animal types? This is an exhaustive test of familiar and exotic words for groups of animals. Suitable for secondary school students as well as the general learner and even the wisest of philologists.
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Shorenstein Center Workshop: Digital Governance
Andrew Hoppin, Chief Information Officer, New York State Senate
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Principle Types of Volcanoes
This page presents information about the four principle types of volcanoes found on Earth. Diagrams showing the internal structure of each type and photographs of well-known examples are provided.
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Aquifer Basics
This USGS site explains what an aquifer is and defines the different types of aquifers based on six principal lithologies; sandstone, carbonate, sandstone-carbonate, igneous and metamorphic, sand and gravel, and other rock types. The site features maps and descriptions of the major aquifers in the United States as well as general information about groundwater occurrence and quality. The site also provides links to additional maps and data about specific aquifers across the nation.
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2D Motion
Learn about velocity and acceleration vectors. Move the ball with the mouse or let the simulation move the ball in four types of motion (two types of linear, simple harmonic, circle). See the velocity and acceleration vectors change as the ball moves.
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Venture Capital
Entrepreneurship is the "pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled". This definition implies that successful entrepreneurs are able to utilize resources that they do not personally own or control. They must go beyond opportunity recognition and the creation of great business concepts and find creative methods for acquiring a variety of resources. Especially critical is their ability to find money for venture start-up and then to obtain money for ongoing venture grow
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Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing
Course Goals: a) Students will gain an understanding the economic, technological, societal, and global dimensions of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. b) Students will understand the major differences between personal entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, which often occurs in larger mature organizations. c) Students will understand the relationships between personal goals, competencies, and experience to assess what they bring to all types of ventures. d) Students will understand and prac
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Emerging Enterprise Consulting (Syracuse University)
Entrepreneurship is the key to the American dream. Sustainable growth and an enhanced standard of living for all Americans are dependent on a vibrant, growing entrepreneurial sector. There is a need for entrepreneurs with creative business concepts and the courage to turn these concepts into sustainable enterprises that create jobs for citizens and create value for customers. There is a key difference, however, between starting a business and growing one. The majority of small businesses fail to
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Nuclear Energy: France vs. the U.S.
This lesson presents a comparison of the outlook for energy independence between the United States and France. Topics include the average per capita energy usage between the two countries and differences in types of energy usage.
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Natan Sharansky: Democracy, Education and Human Rights
Natan Sharansky, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies: Democracy, Education and Human Rights The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Closing Session -- Thursday, July 10, 2008 Keynote Lectures in memory of Dr. Israel Asper http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
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Rick Riordan Interview
In this videotaped talk at a table by a metropolitan city window, author Rick Riordan briefly describes the plots and characters in the first three books of his Percy Jackson and the Olympians series.  He discloses his favorite character and favorite enemy.  (2:15)
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Welsh Castles
A list of Castles in Wales
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A Grid-Based Approach for Processing Group Activity Log Files
The information collected regarding group activity in a collaborative learning environment requires classifying, structuring and processing. The aim is to process this information in order to extract, reveal and provide students and tutors with valuable knowledge, awareness and feedback in order to successfully perform the collaborative learning activity. However, the large amount of information generated during online group activity may be timeconsuming to process and, hence, can hinder the rea
Author(s): Xhafa Fatos,Caballé Santi,Daradoumis Thanasis,Zho

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Your Beating Heart
There are three lessons in this group. The first two provide students with the opportunity to learn about the circulatory system and conduct an experiment where they take their pulses after different types of activity. During the third lesson, a pediatrician explains how she checks a patient's heart and the ways that a healthy lifestyle (food and exercise) can keep students' hearts healthy.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The video shows the student describing how rocks can come in many different sizes such as grains of sand and large boulders. The interviewer further probes to find out how the student thinks that something as small as a grain of sand can be a rock.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer is trying to find out if the student has prior knowledge about types of rocks by asking her about the stripes on the rock. The student uses the word "metamorphic" and goes on to explain what a metamorphic rock is. The interviewer probes further by asking her why rocks get pressed together and where the stripes may have come from. He then shows her a picture to see if she can connec
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

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Adaptive Filters
Covers different types of adaptive filters and their implementations. In depth analysis is done of the Wiener Filter algorithm and the LMS algorithm.
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