Robert Frost Biography - Quiz
Students will be able to point out the influence that Frost's life experiences had on his poetry.
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Food and Drink - Quiz
An eight question quiz to test your scientific knowledge of food and drink
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Lies and Humiliations
'Brazilian artist Eder Santos tells the story of an elderly woman's reminiscence of an important relationship as seen through her possessions and the furniture in her home, which evoke memories of a shared lifetime.' This short piece shows the interior and exterior architecture of a house. Film footage is superimposed, and the outline of a figure sits down repeatedly. The words to a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade are incorporated. Music by Stephen Vitiello and James Kavoussi accompany the wo
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Collisions
'Collisions' was written by Jane Wagner and is an unusual comedy/drama. It stars Lily Tomlin and other well known performers, such as Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner. The work attempts to integrate short video works by Stephen Beck, Ed Emshwiller, Louis Falco, Ron Hays, Stan Vanderbeek, and William Wegman. 'Collisions' tells the story of Eartha, a creature from the planet of Zymus, who agrees to take a human form and to observe the planet earth. Eartha inhabits Beth Barber (Lily Tomlin), a news rep
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7 Plant defences
From the mouse-deer to the elephant, plant eaters come in all shapes and sizes. But how do they manage to flourish on a salad diet? In this unit we will examine the special features that allow them to extract their nutrients from leaves, and see how some plants protect themselves from these predators. This is the fourth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
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3.2 Generalising Ampère's law
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) is arguably the father of electromagnetism, and unarguably one of the greatest physicists ever. Einstein called Maxwell's equations 'the most important event in physics since Newton's time, not only because of their wealth of content, but also because they form a pattern for a new type of law'. This unit will examine Maxwell's greatest triumph, the prediction that electromagnetic waves can propagate vast distances through empty space and the realisation that light
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11.1 Five steps to invention
This unit is for designers, engineers, technologists and anyone interested in designing and inventing. It is also for managers and consumers interested in innovation and technical change. The unit will show you how design and innovation can create a more sustainable future. It will also help you understand how innovation comes about and will encourage thinking about environmental and social challenges for the future.
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4.5 The cases in Latin
Latin is the basis for many languages in the world. This unit will provide you with a general introduction to learning Latin allowing you to assess whether you would like to learn more. You will look at the links that exist between Latin and English, examine the structure of sentences and gain an awareness of the fundamentals of pronunciation in Latin.
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1.2 The hard side of Glasgow

Prior to its currently projected image of dynamism, Glasgow was regarded as the place which best illustrated all that was wrong with the modern industrial city: ‘Once called the “second city of the British Empire” because of its size and industrial might, Glasgow had sunk so low that even the locals disdained it’ (Bryson, 1989).

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September 11 - Attack on the Pentagon
When American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, even reporters inside the building weren’t sure what was happening. This is one of the first reports by a journalist inside the Pentagon the morning of 9/11. (2:26)
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Opportunities in emerging markets in the downturn
Terry Rhodes, Co-Founder of CelTel, looks at the interesting and new opportunities which might be overlooked during this downturn

People management in recession
According to Nigel Nicholson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, the biggest challenge for most managers throughout a recession is dealing with people. He explains how to manage people on three different levels: thoughts, emotion and action

Being Different: Autism with John Elder Robison
John Elder Robison is one of the most visible advocates for people living with Asperger's syndrome. He grew up with Asperger's at a time when the diagnosis didn't exist, and with no inkling of how to pass for normal. Robison overcame enormous odds to lead a fulfilling life - from an anti-social child to a successful father who has now raised an Aspergian son. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (
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Downstream: The Oil Sands Industry and The Athabasca River
D.W. Schindler discusses the controversy over the links between pollution from the oil sands industry with cancer deaths in fort Chipewyan on the Athabasca River in Alberta, what action has been taken, and what issues need to be addressed by future monitoring in order to develop the oil sands without jeopardizing the river or people downstream. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
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Extraordinary Canadians: Tommy Douglas, Maurice Richard, Wilfrid Laurier and Glenn Gould
Bestselling authors Vincent Lam, Charles Foran, Andre Pratte and Mark Kingwell in a lively moderated conversation, discussing their new biographies of Tommy Douglas, Maurice Richard, Wilfrid Laurier and Glenn Gould. The opinions expressed in this lecture are those of the speaker and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).
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URI Engineering Students Capstone Project
URI Engineering seniors get incredible field experience during their capstone project, providing hands-on and "real world" experience that increases their possibilities in today's tough job market.
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Spring Spirit Week '11
Dickinson College students celebrated Spirit Week from April 25 - 29 with several fun events throughout the week. Activities included free donuts on the steps of Old West, free smoothies on Britton Plaza, free Dickinson T-shirts for those with Red Devil pride and an end-of-the-week block party.
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#whyUToledo - Programs
A University of Toledo student tells us #whyUToledo Follow the reasons why on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23whyUToledo On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice.
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Local Middle School Students Travel to UT Law Center
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UMB and UMMC Launch Unified Visual Identity
This video features the new unified visual identity representing the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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