2.964 Economics of Marine Transportation Industries (MIT)
This half-semester course studies the economics of the principal markets related to marine transportation, environment, and natural resources. Topics include structures of the markets and industries involved; competition; impacts of policies and regulations. The course analyzes the relationship among industries, markets, technologies, and national policies, and introduces the concepts of national income accounts, sustainability, and intergenerational equity and their relationship to current econ
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Langston Hughes Biography on Bio
This is a mini-biography that highlights the life and career of Langston Hughes.  It includes basic facts as well as commentary by scholars.  It may not be very entertaining to young children but can give great background knowledge to compliment the Common Core Test Exemplar poem "Poem" by Langston Hughes. (03:33)
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WINDING DOWN: March Matchness at Queens
Three Queens basketball alumni - Sean Kelly '93, Bobby Lindauer '92 and TJ Lewis '97 - have teamed up to issue this challenge to our GOLD alumni. During the month of March, when any gift (regardless of size) is given from a Graduate of the Last Decade, our challengers will add an additional $50 to that gift! Help your alma mater by visiting http://www.queens.edu/march-matchness today!
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Platypus--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a platypus. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing animals as they interact in their natural environment. The distinctive features that make the platypus so instantly recognizable are its duck-like bill, dense, waterproof fur, webbed feet, and broad, flattened tail. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (3:02)
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Learn About Saint Patrick's Day
In this video clip, from WatchMojo.com, learn about the tradition behind Saint Patrick's Day, celebrated in Ireland and around the world on March 17. (1:03)
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Shedding Light on Dark Matter
Richard Mushotzky, an astronomy professor at the University of Maryland, presents "Shedding Light on Dark Matter". The illustrated lecture, the third in a series of programs in 2010, is presented through a partnership between the Library's Science, Technology and Business Division and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Speaker Biography: Richard Mushotzky is an astronomy professor at the University of Maryland. Mushotzky has received the NASA Medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement in 1983
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There’s more than one way to become an entrepreneur: instead of starting your own company, you can go out and buy one.
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Putting Arab women in the picture
Three Emirati marketing graduates recognised from their vast network of contacts that many women faced the same challenge: they were “time poor but mind active”, and searching for ways to contribute to the region’s social and their own personal and professional, growth.
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In this Numtums video, the Numtums count to 10 with lots of different objects (flippers, hats, socks, shoes). This is a great resource to introduce and/or review counting and number recognition in the early childhood classroom. (5:07)
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This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Autumn semester 2009 Infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The body fights infection through the functions of the immune system, whose power has been harnessed by the development of vaccination (immunisation). Suitable for study at: Undergraduate levels 1 and 2. Dr Ian Todd, School of Molecular Medical Sciences Dr Ian Todd is Associate Professor & Reader in Cellular Im
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  In this video, a cartoonist demonstrates drawing three cats with different personalities. Cartoons are based upon shapes. The cats begin with the following shapes: bell, football, and an onion.  Clear, step-by-step directions are given.
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Revisiting The Moon
Evidence suggests there may be deposits of ice within craters at the
poles of the moon. If this proves to be the case, Planetary Scientist
Dr. Paul Spudis says it could possibly be “the most valuable piece of
real estate in the solar system.” This video explains why this mission may be important and the problems that need to be overcome.

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Randy Belcher and Dan Cutler of SUNY Oswego's human-computer interaction program will show how to use a Kinect controller to study body language and emotion at Oswego's Quest celebration of creativity and scholarly activity on April 18. For more information, visit www.oswego.edu/quest.
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Liberty and Property

In 1956, the Mont Pelerin Society was entering a difficult period in which its intellectual lights were drifting away from liberalism of the old school. Ludwig von Mises used his speech that year to explain why this was a terrible trend. He didn't rebuke anyone. What he did was back away from the events of the day to provide a sweeping reconstruction of economic history from the ancient world to the present. He provided a model of how to think outside one's own generation to understand the re
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