Conversations with Great Minds on Thom Hartmann
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Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
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Animal Cells by StudyJams
Animal cells have many functions that support the life of the animal.  Animal cells also have lots of different parts, including the cell body, cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, vacuole, and cell membrane.  Learn more about the parts of a cell with this slide show from StudyJams.  Vibrant images are set to music while information is written under each photo.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included in this link.
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Get to Know Your Personal Computer
Get to Know Your Personal Computer - Computers have no boundaries and no distance is too far for them to gap. This video teaches you about the characteristics of your computer. (03:25)
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Save Endangered Animals A to Z
Photos of endangered animals around the world presented in alphabetical order. This 2:25 long video does not teach about the animals, but does present students with an idea of the variety of tremendous numbers that are endangered. If they wish to take action such organizations as the Defenders of Wildlife have free materials
http://www.defenders.org/index_v2.html

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First Aid & Safety Tips : How to Protect Yourself During an Earthquake
To protect yourself in an earthquake, move to an interior wall of a sturdy building, then duck and cover is the purpose of the 1:43 video. It provides good information that should be reviewed by all teachers in areas where earthquakes are a concern.
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"Nature" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poetry reading)
Longfellow was a great poet with a great attitude to life. He's often criticised but there are few poets who could write a sonnet as good as this one. The first painting, "Hand in Hand" came from this site: http://mikiaboom.wordpress.com/2007/11/11/hand-in-hand/ "Joseph's Dream", 1790, was painted by Gaetano Gandolfi As a fond mother, when the day is o'er, Leads by the hand her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, And leave his broken playthings on the floor, Still ga
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14. The Omnipresent Verb “Fare” (5 Minutes A Day)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com – Episode #14 of LearnItalianPod “5 Minutes A Day” lesson series is now live! This one is entitled “The Omnipresent Verb ‘Fare’”. VIP Member Matteo from San Francisco, California sent us some great feedback. He says: “I love learning Italian. He’s such a musical language, and you can get caught up [...]
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Le fruit dans les vins rouges (audio)

9e matinée des Œnologues - Bordeaux

>> Goût du vin : les dernières avancées de la recherche

Jean-Christophe Barbe, Le fruit dans les vins rouges

Michael Jourdes, Tanin du bois : évolutions et perceptions sensorielles

Produit de consommation et produit du patrimoine, le vin se doit de s’adapter à la demande du marché et de répondre aux attentes des consommateurs
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Strong shaking in Los Angeles expected from southern San Andreas earthquake
The southernmost San Andreas fault has a high probability of rupturing in a large (greater than magnitude 7.5) earthquake sometime during the next few decades. New simulations show that the chain of sedimentary basins between San Bernardino and downtown Los Angeles form an effective waveguide that channels Love waves along the southern edge of the San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains. Earthquake scenarios with northward rupture, in which the guided wave is efficiently excited, produce unusua
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Profits and Interest
This program explains how banks, big business, and little entrepreneurs act to maximize profit. (28:51)
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Video Gallery: Man Bites Shark
This gallery of online resources is from the Museum's Seminars on Science, a series of distance-learning courses designed to help educators meet the new national science standards. Video Gallery: Man Bites Shark, part of the Sharks and Rays: Myth and Reality seminar, features three videos: Man Bites Shark I, which looks at the reasons sharks are threatened by people. Man Bites Shark II, which looks at Tampa Bay and how contamination from human development is affecting sharks. Man Bites Shark III
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Joe's Jungle: Exploring Biodiversity
This inquiry-based activity introduces students to statistical measures of biodiversity in a controlled setting. Students then apply the techniques for measuring biodiversity to their own investigation into microbial biodiversity. This activity is intended for students in an introductory level environmental science course.
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2.1.2 Activité 9

1. Look at the following icons you would find in a hotel brochure. Find the English equivalents of the French words and phrases.

Trouvez les équivalents anglais

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3.13 Key ethical issues for CAM practitioners: research
Why are so many people now turning to complementary and alternative medicine and why do approaches to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) raise such controversy? This unit explores the following three key areas: ‘Why people use complementary and alternative medicine’, ‘Critical issues in the therapeutic relationship’ and ‘Ethics in complementary and alternative medicine’.
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2.13 Conclusion
Why are so many people now turning to complementary and alternative medicine and why do approaches to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) raise such controversy? This unit explores the following three key areas: ‘Why people use complementary and alternative medicine’, ‘Critical issues in the therapeutic relationship’ and ‘Ethics in complementary and alternative medicine’.
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Poets C.D. Wright & David Wagoner
Two distinguished poets, C.D. Wright and David Wagoner, will read from their work in an evening presentation at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: C.D. Wright was born in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas, the daughter of a judge and a court reporter. She has published over a dozen books, including "Rising, Falling, Hovering" (2008); "Like Something Flying Backwards: New and Selected Poems" (2007); and a text edition of "One Big Self: An Investigation" (2003), a project she undertook wit
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Section 16
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
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