VIS-5D VR Animations: Hurricane Florence
The VIS-5D scientific visualization system has been extended to include an interactive mode controlled by virtual environment devices. This animation is part of a series of live screen captures demonstrating this capability.
Author(s): Ed Rodgers,Fritz Hasler,G. Lai,Kannappan Palaniapp

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Six Annotated Datasets Pull Away from a Single Globe
Six globes showing data (biosphere, aerosols, radiant energy, air pollution, temperature, and water vapor) pull away from a single globe, to illustrate the measurements taken by the instruments on Terra
Author(s): Yoram Kaufman

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Hi-resolution Solar Views from VAULT: Selected Still Images
Selected stills and close-ups from the VAULT dataset.
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The U.S Census
A three-minute amateur video about the federal census, when it takes place, and who gets counted. 
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Channel 83 News: World History Day (February 21)
Channel 83 News is broadcasting again! This is an extended show to showcases Western Dominance and Imperialism.

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The British Monarchy (in pictures)
This video focuses on what the British monarchy does for the people of Great Britain as far as culture and cohesion. The is slides, music and text.

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The Geography of Western Canada
This video provides information on the Geography of Western Canada.(Amateur video with background music and narration. The music often is louder than the narration.)

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Growing by a Percentage
Growing a quantity by a percentage. This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for older middle and high school students.
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Boys die in Gaza beach shelling
A local Gaza media agency distributes images purportedly showing the moment boys playing on a beach were killed by shell fire. Paul Chapman reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For o
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21A.348 Photography and Truth (MIT)
Photographs in anthropology serve many purposes: as primary data, illustrations of words in a book, documentation for disappearing cultures, evidence of fieldwork, material objects for museum exhibitions, and even works of art. This course explores photography as art, research tool, and communication.

1.5 Decimals

Quantities can be smaller than one (such as 0.5 kg) or take values between whole numbers (such as a height of 1.65 metres). Numbers smaller than one are expressed as decimals or as fractions. Decimals are often easier to work with (especially when using a calculator). Decimals are explained in this section, and fractions following that (Section 1.7).

Decimals can be indicated on the number line in between whole numbers. 0.5 and 1.65 are indicated on the figure below.

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Metals

Metals are extremely important to our daily lives. Metals are shown to be found in many places and important to the history of our civilization. Malleability, ductility, and conductivity are examined, along with methods for extracting metals from ores and blending alloys. Experiments demonstrate these various properties.

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Children of Air India: Renée Saklikar
November 13, 2013 - Book Launch Join Renée Sarojini Saklikar as she launches her first book of poetry, children of air india: un/author ized exhibits and interjections (Nightwood Editions, $18.95). Renée will be available to discuss her life project and personalize copies of her book. Renée Sarojini Saklikar was 23 years old when her aunt and uncle were murdered on June 23, 1985 in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. In her first book of poems, children of air india: un/authorized exhibits
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mproving Reading Fluency
The first way to improve reading fluency is by recognizing sight
words that don't need to be sounded out phonetically. An English specialist recommends buying flash cards and creating reading activities in this clip.

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Song: "Peaceful World"
This professionally-made video features Scottish children singing the song "Peaceful World."  Photos and illustrations depicting peace  (children holding hands around a globe) and non-peace ( soldiers) are shown throughout the video.  (4:06)
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Subtracting Decimals with No Place Holder
In this is an easy-to-understand, brief video the instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate how to subtract decimal numbers.  Several examples are modeled with emphasis placed on regrouping and lining up the decimals.

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Subtracting Decimals
This is a brief (approximately) two-minute video from Sal Khan about subtracting decimals using the problem: 9.005-3.6.

Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all more clearly.

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Subtracting Decimals - Word Problem
This video is from Sal Khan about subtracting decimals using the problem: Leo has $4,522.08 in his bank account. He deposits another $875.50 and then withdraws $300.00 in cash. How much is left in his bank account?

Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is a little 'busy' so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen' to see all more clearly. (02:18)

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Mr. Duey - Fractions Rap
This is an excellent, catchy rap by Mr. Duey with lots of examples and great visual effects teaching how to convert fractions to percentages and how to change improper fractions to mixed numbers. (02:35)
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Dividing Fractions
This is a lesson on how to divide fractions.The instructor uses a white board. He uses a great expression called 'flip and dip." (03:02)
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