Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The segment shows unifix cubes being used to help a student understand what is happening to the arrangement of the particles in materials when they are combined.
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Restoring sight
Three blind people have had their vision partially restored, thanks to an electronic implant. In this video, one of the patients sees his hand again for the first time since going blind. He then successfully reads a word and recognises some everyday objects. The microchip works by using diodes to replace damaged light-sensitive cells in the retina. For more details on how the technology works, read our news story here: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19667
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3.2 Making sense of the metaphor

The metaphor of the juggler keeping the four balls in the air is a powerful way for me to think about what I do when I try to be effective in my practice. It matches with my experience: it takes concentration and skill to do it well. But metaphors conceal features of experience, as well as calling them to attention. The juggler metaphor conceals that the four elements of effective practice often seem to be related. I cannot juggle them as if they were independent of each other. I can imagine
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6.2 Gantt chart

Gantt charts show all the key stages of a project and their duration as a bar chart, with the time-scale across the top. The key stages are placed on the bar chart in sequence, starting in the top left-hand corner and ending in the bottom right-hand corner (Figure 7 – Gantt chart for directory production). A Gantt chart can be drawn quickly and easily and is often the first tool a project manager uses to provide a rough e
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4.2.2 Figure 9b: A selection of 35 mm digital cameras

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2.3 Other influences on market demand

What about other variables which may affect demand? Let us consider four such variables. As is often the case in economics, the first two points involve understanding some rather formal relationships between variables, in this case price and income.

  1. The price of other goods. Two goods x and y are known as substitutes if the quantity demanded of good x increases after a rise in the price of good y. The
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Parts of the Brain Song -
Cartoon song of the major parts of the brain. Highlights parts of the brain as each part is identified. Catchy tune. Grades 9-12. 1:22 min.
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The framework for easy intelligent tutor programs creation
In this paper the framework for intelligent tutor programs creation is described. It separates the logical part of tutor program and technical parts like user interface, database connectivity, etc. The intelligent program is built in specially developed graphical tool by means of performing primitive actions to create task model as a graph with states and conditional transitions. So it may be composed by a teacher with base programming skills.
Author(s): Kulik Anatoly,Chukhray Andrey,Symon Vitaly

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Video: VUCast: Hand washing police go undercover
See how the hand washing police are keeping patients and staff members safe at Vanderbilt; a professor gets a spot on a new top 100 list; plus, how a mosquito’s heart led to a first place prize at an art contest.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer finds out the student's ideas about what makes rocks different which leads to the student saying that they are made of different minerals. The student is asked to explain the meaning of the term "mineral." The video also shows how the interviewer is able to assist the student in linking the idea that all rocks are made up of minerals to the different minerals in rocks as an explanation for the va
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The Internationalization of Spanish Companies: Ferrovial, The Rise of a Multinational
Move over, Italy. Rafael del Pino is here to claim Spain’s rightful spot as a major European player in the global infrastructure market. Founded by del Pino’s father in 1952 as a builder of sleeper cars for trains, Ferrovial has diversified into a conglomerate with a hand in construction, real estate, road bui
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History of Boston Transportation
1630-1990

Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
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Cytotoxic T Cells and MHC I Complexes - Khan Academy
Salman Khan explains what happens in our immune system on the outside of the cell and then focuses on the inside of the cell. (09:15)
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Eve?s Four Faces-Interactive surface configurations
Eve?s Four Faces consists of a series of digitally animated and interactive surfaces. Their content and structure are derived from a collection of sources outside the conventional boundaries of architectural research, namely psychology and the broader spectrum of arts and culture. The investigation stems from a psychological study documenting the attributes and social relationships of four distinct personality prototypes; the ?Individuated?, the ?Traditional?, the ?Conflicted? and the ?Assured?.
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Snowy Owls Winter in Rhode Island
URI Natural Resources Science Professor Peter Paton discusses Snowy Owls and why they are in Rhode Island.
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Continental Army 1777- Documentary
A short documentary about the the New York Campaign of 1777.  This  was the turning point of the American Revolutionary War.  Learn what life was really like in the Continental Army during this important campaign through stories told by those who are part of the re-enactment. (Video utilizes film of re-enactments and text.)

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The Ventricles of the Brain
The ventricles of the brain are four cavities which are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. Two large lateral ventricles are in the cerebrum, the third ventricle lies between the two thalami and the fourth between the cerebellum and the brain stem. (00:17)
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