What does Influence Mean? Who has Influenced you?
This lesson deals with the meaning and the power of influence. How does it affect us? There is a clear definition of the word "Influence" and there are many words listed. The new vocabulary is presented in context and you can read the examples on the screen.
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Vertebral Column Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the vertebral column. Each type of vertebrae is examined. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 8:12 min.
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How to Use Adjective Phrases
This is an interesting video that describes what an adjective phrase is and how to use it.  The teacher demonstrates with sentences on her computer screen. It can help students understand the usage and importance of these phrases. (1:21)
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Ancient Observatories (Pt 3): Indigenous Astronomers
Third segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories that shows two examples of how the Navajo used used structures to track progress of the sun in the sky. (07:39)
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Ancient Observatories (Pt 4): Mayan Astronomy
Fourth segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories describing the Ancient Mayan civilization and their accomplishments. (05:30)
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Convection Causes Wind: Part 1
Convection is very difficult to see.  The video is a narrative, step-by-step demonstration that includes good explanations. This activity provides a way for students to actually see convection and helps them understand what causes wind.  (2:48)
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On the Surface

Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.

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21eTeacher: Explore video
A video about the second E in Nortel LearniT's lesson plan model. This is the section where the student investigates the topic more thoroughly. In these lessons the investigation takes the form of Internet research but it could equally include original research and the use of a variety of problem solving techniques. What is important is that the students are given the opportunity to "free wheel" their way through the materials and not be over directed. We all know however, that they will need so
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21L.707 Arthurian Literature and Celtic Colonization (MIT)
The course examines the earliest emergence of stories about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in the context of the first wave of British Imperialism and the expanded powers of the Catholic Church during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. The morphology of Arthurian romance will be set off against original historical documents and chronicle sources for the English conquests in Brittany, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland to understand the ways in which these new attitudes towards Empir
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Delimiter, Brace and Brackets... SyntaxHighlighter

Today's Visual Studio Extension from Stefan Tashev is one of those nice to haves, one of a kind that you get very used to and come to rely on. With Visual Studio 2015 and the .NET Compiler Platform (fka Roslyn), building an extension like this should become very much easier, but today it's something of a chore...

Abmes SyntaxHighlighter

This is a Visual Studio extension
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Weather : What Causes Wind-Driven Currents?
Wind-driven currents are caused by the return of large circulation cells, of which there are three between the equator and the poles. Find out how circulation cells also move heat over the planet with help from the chair of a department of environmental studies in this video (02:29) on wind-driven currents.

Expert: Jack Hall
Bio: Dr. Jack Hall is the department chair in the department of environmental studies at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
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"Beyond the Code: Custom, Law, and Colonialism"
south asiaA talk by Neeladri Bhattacharya, Jawaharlal Nehru University. From the South Asia Seminar.
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The future of retail banking?
Can banking integrate seamlessly with the day-to-day activities of consumers and interactions with their finances? Travis Ledwith explains how this might be possible.

Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
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Top 10 Tips For Peak Performance
Because an athlete's schedule is often so busy, good nutrition can often take a back seat. UW Medical Center Dietician, Alysun Deckert, provides 10 easy nutrition tips to help athletes stay on track and reach their peak performance.
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Easter Sunday Service - 4/20/14 at 11:00 AM
All are welcome. Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Luke Powery, Dean of Duke Chapel.
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Walt Wilczynski discusses research on the responses by non-mammals to signals during mating competit
By: nsf Walter Wilczynski of Georgia State University is researching how non-mammals signal one another in mating competitions, and how these signals influence the behavior of individual males and females. According to Wilczynski's research, an individual's behavioral responses to such signals and whether it loses or wins a mating competition may modify its brain in ways that may influence its future behavior.
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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Fidelio Overature-Beethoven
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
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Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt
Telecast March 22, 1952 from Carnegie Hall, New York City.  Toscanini conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra playing the first movement of Beethoven's famous Symphony Number 5.  (06:07)
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