Where Am I: Navigation and Satellites
How do we know where we are? What happens if you are completely lost in the middle of nowhere? Does technology provide tools for people lost in their travels? A person cannot usually determine an accurate position just by looking out a window in the middle of the ocean or vast area of land, particularly if it has not been charted before. In this lesson, students explore the concept of triangulation that is used in navigation satellites and global positioning systems designed by engineers. Also,
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Nancy Folbre: "The Socialist Feminist Imaginary"

NANCY FOLBRE is Professor of Economics at the University of
Massachusetts Amherst. Her research explores the interface between
political economy and feminist theory, with a particular emphasis on
the value of unpaid care work. In addition to numerous articles
published in academic journals, she is the author of Greed, Lust, and
Gender: A History of Economic Ideas (Oxford, 2009), Valuing Children:
Rethinking the Economics of the Family (Harvard, 2009), Who P
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State Capacity, Economic Crisis and Economic Reform: Implications for Sustainability

Sustainability Seminar recorded on March 2, 2011, delivered by Georgetown University Professor George Shambaugh.

Like the economic crises in Korea in 1997 and Argentina in 2001, U.S. and European responses to the 2008-2011 financial crises are less about what particular strategy is most likely to succeed or who specifically will be bailed out, than they are about the capacity of national governments to overhaul their economies and restore confidence in the global markets. Whether adop
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Dibujo Arquitectónico I
• Aprender el lenguaje gráfico mediante técnicas adecuadas que permitan una imprescindible habilidad manual. • Familiarizar al alumno con el manejo e interpretación de dibujos de Arquitectura, a nivel de Proyecto Básico. • Adquirir una visión formal del hecho arquitectónico tridimensional y trascribirlo a dos dimensiones mediante la aplicación de los sistemas de representación. • Aprendizaje y práctica del Croquis arquitectónico como base no sólo para el desarrollo del prog
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Billionaires and mud huts: Can Asia solve its real sustainability issues?
Asia may be today’s economic miracle but too little water and too much poverty could derail the growth engine of the world. Zoe McKay talked with global strategist, Ravi Fernando.
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Babbage: March 2nd 2011
In this week's programme: the market for tablet computers, Nintendo's new 3DS games console and why Google is changing its search recipe
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London Hearth Tax: Westminster 1664
The returns of the Hearth Tax assessment for the City of Westminster in 1664, as collected by the AHRC London Hearth Tax Project (2007-2010). The full project database may be downloaded from SAS-Space (http://sas-space.sas.ac.uk/ ).
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Oil prices flare on Libya fighting
Summary of business headlines: Oil hits fresh 2-1/2 year high as Libyans take up arms, Wall Street knocked lower; U.S. enjoys strongest job creation in nine months, falling unemployment rate; Galleon hedge fund founder heads to court ahead of insider trading trial.
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Les enjeux, les outils et les méthodes de sensibilisations à la biodiversité dans les établissem
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HSBC : no HK relocation decision yet
HSBC says report of HK relocation speculative and premature, but adds investors asking about cost of staying on in the UK amid sector reform.
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Trapezoid Arch and Panel Design
This video explains how knowledge of trapezoid and angle properties is necessary when identifying missing angle measurements in trapezoid design and trapezoidal arc problems. In a trapezoid design problem, one part of a shape is given while the rest of the shape needs to be imagined. With knowledge of missing angles, it is possible to find the vertex and the other angles by knowing about trapezoid properties and corresponding angles. (3:36)
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Le dopage et le sport - Jean Bilard (audio)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au lycée

avec Jean Bilard, docteur en psychologie

Lycée Pierre Gilles de Gènes, Digne


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Le réchauffement climatique - Sylvain Chirat (audio)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au lycée

avec Sylvain Chirat, géographe chargé de missions à l'Agence Locale de l'Energie de l'agglomération lyonnaise, adhérent du Réseau Action Climat France

Lycée de l'Arc, Orange


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Remembering the Life of Henrietta Lacks
Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cervical cancer at Johns Hopkins. Scientists were able to multiply her cells, which have been used by researchers for decades and have played a key role in several medical breakthroughs. In this 12-minute video, Reverend Dr. Susan Roy, Director of Pastoral Care Services at the University of Maryland Medical Center, speaks about the role Lacks' cells have played in the continued advancement of medical research, as well as why it is important for individuals to
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Panel Discussion: The Life and Legacy of Henrietta Lacks
On Friday, February 11, 2011, the University of Maryland Medical Center hosted a conference to celebrate the life of Henrietta Lacks and honor her contribution to the advancement of medical research. This one-hour video features the campus leaders' panel discussion that was included as part of this conference. During this panel discussion, members spoke about the impact of HeLa cells and Henrietta Lacks' Legacy on each field/discipline. Participants also examined what is being done to protect
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Mieux gérer la biodiversité des Petites Antilles : Débat
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Le plan national d'actions de l'iguane des Petites Antilles
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Managing Success in the Service Sector - Raw Materials
These are the raw materials for the learning package. They have been provided so editing and re-purposing can be achieved easily. The package is about managing success in the service sector.It explores the unique characteristics of services and examines the implications of these for their management. Techniques to add value and enhance the service experience are examined, along with the opportunity to conduct some relevant fieldwork. The concept of enhancing customer service for the internal cu
Author(s): EVOLUTION,E-EVOLVE,UCLAN,UCLANOER,Cai Jones

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Media Space: Episode 7 - Eric Liu, Founder, Guiding Lights Network
In 1962, Seattle declared itself as a focal point of the Space Age, hosting the World Fair with the Space Needle as its landmark. As we approach Seattle Center's 50th birthday, our region faces a new set of priorities -- and challenges. Eric Liu is the founder of the Guiding Lights Network, as well as Bill Clinton's former speechwriter. He chats with Media Space host Hanson Hosein about his groundbreaking efforts to spark civic engagement and social change, with a unique focus on citizenship, me
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