CTPI: Severing the Link Between Alcohol and Prison
This open forum, jointly hosted by the Centre for Theology & Public Issues and the Howard League for Penal Reform, is chaired by Dunedin Barrister Anne Stevens. The panellists include Sir Geoffrey Palmer, QC, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Major Campbell Roberts, Director of Social Policy, Salvation Army and Professor Jennie Connor, Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. The link between alcohol consumption and criminal offending in New Zealand is w
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Virtual Maths, Calculating the Volume of a Brick
How to calculate the volume of a brick, guide (pdf)
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Perinatal Mental Health Project

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Simulating and assessing prospective scenariosA comparative approach in urban planning
The first part of the paper is centred on the phenomena of urban growth, in order to set the rules for a sustainable scenario of urban development. Then we enter the core of the paper that is the comparison of models. For each of the three compared models, we describe its main theoretical characteristics, the chosen parameters, and the obtained results. In section 6, heterogeneity of the produced results is discussed, and we highlight the points of interest and the lacks of the three models. Her
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Glee for Three Voices
Five music students perform 'Glee for Three Voices', a musical interpretation by John Percy of winter from William Shakespeare's Love's Labour Lost. This video is part of The University of Nottingham's online Advent calendar 2011 http://tiny.cc/UoNadvent
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Gary Hanes - Late Pleistocene Megafaunal Extinctions
Royal Tyrrell Museum Speaker Series 2012 Gary Haynes, University of Nevada, NV speaks of the Late Pleistocene megafaunal extinctions and the unsettled timing of the first human dispersals into North America. Speaker uses presentation software to underscore his lecture. (48:47)
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The Pacific War- Iwo Jima Clip (in color)
This documentary includes rare color footage of the U.S. Marines in action in the Pacific during World War II. For years the world has watched films of World War II in black and white. Now for the first time, follow alongside those who experienced the war first hand in this remarkable and moving portrait revealing never-before-seen footage shot in full color. On December 7, 1941, Japan launched its attack on Pearl Harbor resulting in the United States being thrust full force into World War II --
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The Olympic Logos
This is a slideshow of the logos of The Summer Olympic Games (1896-2016) and The Winter Olympics (1924-2014).  Video is interesting to see how the logos have progressed over time and to see the various logos depending upon where the Olympic Games were being held.  This movie is set to music and shows pictures. (5:00)
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov
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How archaeology can tell us what people ate
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Sophy Charlton and Oliver Craig of the University of York talk about the work they're doing to find out about our ancestors' favourite foods six thousand years ago.
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site.  Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here:  http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
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Programming Principles: Designing Applications
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MATLAB Lecture 2
Presented by Dr. Mike Stopa on Feb 27, 2014.
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Metaphors and Similes

This video describes the difference between metaphors and similes. This video uses think blocks to show the differences between analogy, metaphor, and simile.  Every metaphor and simile has an analogy inside of it.   Video shows how metaphor and simile are related.  Not a very exciting video, but gives good examples.  Good for elementary grade students. 


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The Simile
Similes in 30 seconds or less, this film offers a quick outline of what a simile is as well as how writers use them for effect. (0:42)
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It's A METAPHOR!
This video gives examples of common metaphors and tells why authors use them when writing. (1:20)
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Examples of Onomotapoeia
This is a short video with examples of what onomatopoeia is, including "zzz" for sleeping, and "bark, bark" for a dog bark. Very entertaining and informative. Minimalist but fun. (2:35)
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Onomatopoeia

This is an student English project. The slide show  talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent.   Many examples of  onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown.  Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)


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