Who started the Civil War? Comparing Perspectives on the Causes of the War
This lesson plans presents the account of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a confederate spy during the Civil War. Students are encouraged to find confirming and disconfirming evidence of her perspective on what caused the Civil War by browsing the Documenting the American South Collection of digitized primary sources.
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This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Author(s): Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez,Juan Muñoz López,Janet P

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16.888 Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization (MIT)
This course is mainly focused on the quantitative aspects of design and presents a unifying framework called "Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization" (MSDO). The objective of the course is to present tools and methodologies for performing system optimization in a multidisciplinary design context, focusing on three aspects of the problem: (i) The multidisciplinary character of engineering systems, (ii) design of these complex systems, and (iii) tools for optimization. There is a version of
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Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece (LSE) gives the second talk for The Evolution of International Norms and Norm Entrepreneurship: The Council of Europe in Comparative Perspective. This one-day workshop will bring together officials and researchers working on the Council of Europe and international norms more generally. Our emphasis on the Council of Europe gives a concrete empirical starting point for consideration of international norms, norm 'entrepreneurship', and human rights. How do norms come ont
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By: ZBW Dieses Interview ist das erste in unserer neuen Reihe "ZBW Report". In lockerer Folge berichten hier Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der ZBW über ihre interessante Arbeit.
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Tilman Ruff - New climate science and the urgency of zero - Nuclear disarmament forum
New climate science and the urgency of zero Speaker: Tilman Ruff Australian NGO advisor - International Commission on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament Who will stop nuclear next use? A public forum on nuclear disarmament organised by the Australia-Japan Civil Society Cooperation for Nuclear Disarmament, Nautilus Institute. The very nature of nuclear materials argues for universal and consistent approaches. Plutonium has a half-life of 24,400 years. The research on radiation is showing
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Mapping Your Land
Auburn University forestry researcher John Gilbert recently created an instructional booklet, "Mapping Your Land: An Overview for Landowners," to help landowners use five online mapping program. It allows landowners to utilize maps, aerial photography, topographic layers, soils information, data collected with GPS units and even a visual simulation, such as adding images of trees on open fields.
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Contemporary Architecture and Critical Debate, Spring 2002
Critical review of works, theories, and polemics in architecture in the aftermath of WWII. Aim is a historical understanding of the period and the development of a meaningful framework to assess contemporary issues in architecture. Special attention paid to historiographic questions of how architects construe the terms of their "present." Required of M.Arch. students.
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Critical Thinking Starter Ideas
Honesty, Lateral Thinking and Other Topics is the title of this 14 minute from England and it features six short lesson-starting videos are designed to enhance  pupils' thinking skills and encourage creativity. This classroom resource encourages pupils to compare, contrast and evaluate information. Exceptional ideas for older students.
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The Science of Bouncing (Science Out Loud S1 Ep7)
Think all squash balls bounce the same? Think again! John and Bjorn--er--I mean, Aaron and Brad, look into what makes things bounce better than others. Ready for some physics? LET'S BOUNCE! ---------- Awesome MIT videos on planes, aerospace engineering, MIT course materials, educator resources, and Luke and Abhi's bios can be found here: http://k12videos.mit.edu/engineering-engines ---------- Find us online! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MITK12 Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/MITK12Vid
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Tree House Weather Kids: Air Pressure and Wind
This is not a streaming video but an interactive online book.  It could be used in the classroom in numerous ways and at numerous levels.  This book discusses air pressure and wind.  It is divided into 4 chapters: "Ocean of Air Pressure," "Measure of Air Pressure," "Winds," and "Measure Winds." 
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The 4th Annual CEND Symposium - Fighting the Diseases of Poverty Joseph Derisi "The Malaria Apicoplast: A Mystery Resolved" January 13, 2012 Sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging and Neglected Diseases http://globalhealth.berkeley.edu/cend/
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Stephen Hawking : A Life in Science 2nd Ed.
Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. With a career that began over thirty years ago at Cambridge University, he has managed to do more than perhaps any other scientist to broaden our basic understanding of the universe. His theoretical work on black holes and his progress in advancing our knowledge of the origin and nature of the cosmos have been groundbreaking if not downright revolutionary. This publication from the National Academies Press can be downloaded for a fee.
Author(s): John Gribbin,Michael White

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The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive
This site has topical articles, short biographies of more than 1300 mathematicians, and timelines. Each article refers to suggested books and articles for further research, and the site also has a bibliography of over 700 math history works. The site's indexes include a subject index, a Famous Curves index, an index of women mathematicians, and a quotations index.
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