Qin Shi Huang Di
The First Emperor of China and his life and accomplishments are the subject of this 8:25 long video. A very good overview with many insights into the forces that molded him.
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How to Make a Book Cover
How to cut and fold a grocery paper bag into a book cover is explained in this two minute video. It also tells how to make pockets so that the book cover slides inside so you don't need tape to hold the cover on. This is a great art project and the students can decorate them accordingly.
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Foundations and Concrete - Quiz
Pupils will; know terms relating to foundations, understand the key principles of foundation design and the use of concrete, revise the material.
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News #138 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
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Erythemal Index for August 2000 through July 2001: Rotating Globe
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
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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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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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Solving Division Problems Using Coins
When working with coins, the value of each coin and the
total number of coins represent the small numbers in a number family and the big number is the total value of all of the coins. Students use
this knowledge to write number families for several word and coin
problems.

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Dividing Juice with Curious George
The children have to figure out a way to divide three bottles of juice evenly between four children.  They use a measuring cup to pour the juice and divide by four.  This video could be used for a lesson on division or a lesson on measuring.
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Understanding Leisure Consumption 5
Ian Gilhespy
Producer (requires Internet Explorer). Developing the themes from the work of Bourdieu, this object takes in perspectives from the field of cultural economics before examining the emergence of postmodernism and populist perspectives. Throughout the object, the theme of evaluation is maintained. References and Further Reading See No.6 below

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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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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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Gold at Chelsea for The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham won the RHS Best Environment Exhibit Award at the 100th Chelsea Flower Show for its stand highlighting the challenges of global food security. In the words of Alan Titchmarsh: "Gardening isn't just about weeding and mowing and getting wet in winter. It is about research and making sure we have enough to eat."


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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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