Fundamentals of Tropical Forecasting: Scatterometry
This reading explains the high-frequency radar scatterometer and how scatterometry gives forecasters the ability to detect tropical cyclones in their earliest stages of development.
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Public Archaeology in China Now
In 2006 Peter Ucko and Wang Tao visited more than ten universities in mainland China, in order to meet staff and students in each Department of Archaeology. We interviewed staff and students to find out about their experiences, expectations and ideas regarding the nature and practice of archaeology. In addition, interviews were held with the several directors of provincial institutes of archaeology. The interviews consisted of semi-structured questioning, and free discussion was encouraged. One
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Alan Menken and Newsies at Paper Mill Playhouse | 9/07/11
“Newsies,” Disney’s beloved 1992 film classic, arrives on-stage at Paper Mill Playhouse this month, with a spiffed-up book by Harvey Fierstein and new songs by Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken. On the Jersey Arts Podcast, Christopher Benincasa talks to Menken about his recent work, the challenges of updating a classic film musical for the stage, and the creative team’s hopes for the future of this highly-anticipated new musical.
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How the Ancient Egyptians Did Multiplication
The method used by ancient Egyptians to solve multiplication problems is demonstrated in this student-created video.  The process is explained step-by-step as the student's work is shown on a piece of paper. ( 1:07)
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21.09.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Vor den Freitagsgebeten wächst die Sorge, dass es in der islamischen Welt erneut gewalttätige Ausschreitungen und Proteste gegen das Schmähvideo aus den USA und die Veröffentlichung von Mohammed-Karikaturen geben könnte. In Tunesien verbot das Innenministerium sämtliche Demonstrationen. In Pakistan, wo tausende Demonstranten erwartet werden, ve
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Wear a Chimp on Your Wrist
The OLogy activity offers an interesting twist on the study of DNA. Students use colored beads (or gumdrops) to create a bracelet that's based on a section of DNA code. The two strands of the bracelet are then twisted together into a double helix. They can choose to recreate DNA code from a list of favorite plants and animals that includes a monarch butterfly, a chimpanzee, a sunflower, and a brown trout. The activity includes illustrated step-by-step directions.
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290 GG "Needs Washed"
Pittsburghese and other fun regionalisms
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Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language

This course is designed to provide new teachers or people interested in becoming teachers with some inspiration for the profession. It is not meant to be an indepth, comprehensive analysis of TEFL but rather an introduction to a few fundamental areas of teaching English. This course wi
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Bacterial Meningitis - Khan Academy
Dr. Charles Prober discusses prudent prescribing of antibiotics in the context of bacterial meningitis with 4th year medical student Morgan Theis. (12:17)
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Crime fears color Guatemala's presidential poll
Sept. 11 - With spiraling violence and drug cartels threatening to destabilise Guatemala's national elections, international observers converge on the Latin American country. Travis Brecher reports.
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Haunted Memories and Complex Loyalties
This Maguire Public Scholar Lecture by William Abraham, SMU's Albert Cook Outler Professor of Wesley Studies, focused on terrorism's ties to religion and other causes. It was given September 8, 2011, as part of a series of SMU events commemorating the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
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Texas Tech Congressional Internship Program
In 1999, University President Donald Haragan established a scholarship program to allow Texas Tech students to travel to Washington, D.C. to learn firsthand how federal policy is formulated in our nation's capital. The program's objective is to provide students who have an interest in government and public policy the opportunity to participate in public service by observing and contributing to the legislative process. The internship experience helps students understand the challenges and rewards
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JHU Opportunity Journal - Sam cooks with friends
Sophomore Sam Cook gives us a taste of student life as he cooks dinner with friends and shares the view from his new dorm.
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SeaWiFS Phytoplankton in the Pacific: September 1997 through May 1998
Monthly averages of phytoplankton density in the Pacific from September 1997 through May 1998 as measured by SeaWiFS
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15.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Bundeskanzlerin Angela Merkel und der französische Präsident Nicolas Sarkozy haben vom hoch verschuldeten Griechenland eine strikte und effektive Umsetzung aller zugesagten Reformen und Sparmaßnahmen gefordert. Dies sei Voraussetzung für die Auszahlung künftiger Tranchen der Milliardenhilfen für das Land, be
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Lower Intermediate Lesson S4 #3 - Giving and Receiving in Japanese-Ageru
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re really getting the hang of these Japanese giving and receiving verbs! Now, it’s time to focus on ageru. If you want to say things like, “I bought a bicycle for my son,” this is the verb for you! In this lower intermediate Japanese lesson, you’ll find in depth information about the [...]
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