Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: The History of Public Health
This Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) course about the history of public health is offered free to the Internet public through the JHSPH OpenCourseWare program. The course (taught by Graham Mooney during the spring semester of 2005) examines "the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective." The site provides a brief description of the course, a downloadable reading list, and lecture notes available in MP3 format. Lecture headings include Quar
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Visual Studio Toolbox: Manual Testing

In this episode, Brian Keller shows how manual testers can use Microsoft Test Manager 2010 to manage their test cases. They can document all of the steps they will use to test a particular feature or requirement and then record whether each step passes or fails. Additionally, they can record their actions and specify that the next time they run a test, some of the steps will run automatically. Bugs created with Test Manager are stored in TFS and include a wealth of information developers can
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YOW! 2011: Nigel Dalton - On Being Agile, Lonely Planet, and Lean Development

In early 2000, having survived Y2K in the role of Software Development Manager at AXA Australia, Nigel Dalton fled to the USA to be CTO and COO of an Australian dot com startup in San Francisco - which later moved to New York, then finally Minnesota. The 4th Winter at -40C finally drove him and his family back down under, re-igniting his career in behavioral economics in New Zealand, eventually returning to Melbourne to work as General Manager IT at Lonely Planet in early
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Newton's Laws

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Ron Paul's "Rock the Caucus" address
Jan. 3 - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul addresses the "Rock the Caucus" event at a high school in Des Moines, Iowa. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Soul singer Aretha Franklin is engaged
Jan. 3 - "Queen of Soul" singer Aretha Franklin has become the latest celebrity to announce an engagement over the holidays. Lisa Giles-Keddie reports.
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Tehran talks tough
Jan 4 - Iran threatens action if the U.S. Navy moves an aircraft carrier back into the Gulf. Paul Chapman reports.
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Signals and Systems
This course deals with signals, systems, and transforms, from their theoretical mathematical foundations to practical implementation in circuits and computer algorithms. At the conclusion of ELEC 301, you should have a deep understanding of the mathematics and practical issues of signals in continuous and discrete time, linear time invariant systems, convolution, and Fourier transforms.
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The Grand Canyon: Ancient Mountains
This video segment adapted from NOVA features the twisted and melted forms of the Grand Canyon's oldest rocks, the 1.7-billion-year-old Vishnu Schist.
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Movement Music Medley
This collection of songs and images highlights the role of music in the Civil Rights movement.
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Desegregation Mandate: Jefferson County, AL
A 1967 federal court order resulted in this document, which mandated school desegregation in Birmingham.
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Geography Abbreviations
Worksheet requiring students to correctly complete a list of geography-related abbreviations.
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Linear Motion Under Constant Acceleration 1
Information about the derivation of the equations of motion for linear motion under constant acceleration. Good for revision.
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The Irish Economy 1945-66
Article tracing the impact of Keynesian economic ideas on Ireland and how they and a variety of practical considerations forced governments to adopt a new economic policy at the end of the 1950s.
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Making Movement Easier 2
Printable worksheet outlining an experiment that explores how using a ramp can make lifting easier.
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"Such Cases of Outrageous Unspeakable Abuse...": A Puerto Rican Migrant Protests Labor Conditions Du
In 1917 the United States declared the inhabitants of Puerto Rico, a U.S. possession since 1898, to be citizens of the United States--a "gift" that many Puerto Ricans resented. Seeing an untapped source of inexpensive labor, the U.S. Labor Department worked with industry to facilitate the migration of Puerto Rican workers to America. During the First World War the War Department agreed to transport Puerto Rican workers to labor camps in the United States where they would be housed and fed while
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"Nobody Would Eat Kraut": Lola Gamble Clyde on Anti-German Sentiment in Idaho During World War I
When the United States went to war against Germany in 1917, German Americans faced vicious and unfair attacks on their loyalty. Many anti-German incidents were not recorded, but they lived on powerfully in people's memories. In this 1976 interview, Lola Gamble Clyde, the daughter of an Irish-born Presbyterian minister and a teenager during World War I, described the "hysteria" that faced German Americans in rural Latah County, Idaho.
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Volcanoes of other worlds
Volcanoes of Other Worlds explores and compares volcanism on other planets. What do we know about plate tectonics on other planets? Planetary bodies highlighted include the Earth's Moon, Mars, Venus and Jupiter's moon Io. Users can also link to Volcano World, an excellent web-source of volcano information.
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Cascades Volcano Observatory
This website is the homepage for the United States Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO). The website covers a variety of information including CVO information, volcano descriptions, menus of interest and miscellaneous information. The site also contains numerous special features ranging from educational outreach to news and current events.
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Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise
This activity, Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise, discusses "Why is Venus so much hotter than the Earth?" This is a collaborative problem-solving exercise about the greenhouse effect on Venus. Students role-play biologists, coal geologists, space warfare experts, astronomers, pollution-control scientists, and hydrophysicists. Each student gets a copy of the appropriate briefing sheet (there are 6) containing some information important to solving the problem, much of it quantitative. On this Sta
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