Real World: Keeping the International Space Station in Orbit
Each day, gravity pulls the International Space Station, or ISS, a little closer to Earth. See how drag causes the ISS to slow down. Learn about the challenges of keeping the ISS in orbit and how NASA counteracts orbital decay. (05:38)
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10 Days: Freedom Summer
In 1964, national attention turned to Mississippi when three Civil Rights workers (two white and one black) were murdered by the Ku Klux Klan. This watershed moment eventually led to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. In this video clip, learn more about the movements against segregation. (4:25)
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Reading Rainbow: The Patchwork Quilt
LeVar visits the Boston Children's Museum to participate with other children to design a patchwork quilt with everyone having their own individual square. Isabel Sanford reads The Pathwork Quilt, a story about a young girl who learns to make a special quilt from her grandmother.  ( 27:46)
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Key to "Welche Aufgaben haben Staatsoberhaeupter?
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How to Write Newspaper Headlines: Part I
This one minute video shows how to write a headline and some tips on how to do this. However, there aren't any examples given.
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Lesson #083, Wednesday

To change a verb from its infinitive form to its past participle form:

For 'are' verbs, replace the 'are' with 'ato'

For 'ere' verbs, replace the 'ere' with 'uto'

For 'ire' verbs, replace the 'ire' with 'ito'

andare = to go, andato = went

preparare = to prepare, preparato = prepared

lavare = to wash, lavato = washed

parlare = to speak, parlato = spoke

mangiare = to eat, mangiato = ate

volere = to want, voluto = wanted

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The Window Washer
In this video clip, learn how three men who were trapped in an elevator, survived by sheer will-power and quick thinking. (4:57)
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Remembering Anthony Savas
In this video clip, John Savas remembers his father's sacrifice to save other on September 11, 2001. On this day two hijacked planes crashed into the twin towers and brought with it death and destruction. (3:26)
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Libeskind's Vision for Ground Zero
In this video clip, Daniel Libeskind describes his vision for the September 11, 2001 memorial site at Ground Zero. (3:28)
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Jim Whitaker on Project Rebirth
In this video clip, Jim Whitaker explains what his aspirations are for Project Rebirth at Ground Zero. (2:56)
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11.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Angesichts der anhaltenden Gewalt in Syrien hat der Weltsicherheitsrat in New York den syrischen Staatschef Baschar al-Assad dazu aufgerufen, sich an die bis Donnerstag gesetzte Frist einer vollständigen Waffenruhe im Land zu halten. In einer gemeinsamen Erklärung zeigen sich die 15 Mitgliedsländer sehr besorgt darüber, dass die syrische Führung ihre
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Lesson #078, Wednesday

essere = to be

avere = to have

Sono felice = I am happy

Sono triste = I am sad

Sono arrabbiato = I am angry

Sono ammalato = I am sick

Sono contento = I am content

Ho freddo = I am cold (I have cold)

Ho caldo = I am hot (I have hot)

Ho sonno = I am sleepy (I have sleep)

Ho sete = I am thristy (I have thirst)

Ho paura = I am afraid (I have fear)

Come ti senti? = How do you feel? (informal)

Come si sente?
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The Water Cycle Video
This cartoon uses simple illustrations and examples to teach about the water cycle.  (06:21)
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DC Environmental Film Festival 2012: Natural Resources/Unnatural Results (Part 2)
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/global-goods-local-costs Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting presented five short films examining the impact of natural resources extraction on the environment, indigenous populations, public health and corporate responsibility. Discussion followed screenings, with filmmakers Stephen Sapienza and Nadja Drost, Amol Mehra, Coordinator of the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, and Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US State Department B
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CULTURE NUMÉRIQUE : 06 Les logiciels libres (Vidéo)
«Free, as in free-speech, not free-beer» Les logiciels sont des biens technologiques très particuliers, car ils permettent l'accès aux différentes données. La mainmise sur le secteur du logiciel pourrait avoir des conséquences catastrophiques sur les mémoires des entreprises et des sociétés. Les logiciels libres permettent de construire l'espace numérique comme un ...
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A Simple Fiber-Optic Communications System
In this video from the ICT Center, learn how rise-time analysis is performed to determine the maximum data rate of a fiber optic communications system. Animations and diagrams show how a transmitter, fiber, and receiver work together to transfer information and how component rise times and fiber dispersion contribute to total rise time. (5:30)
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Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat
In this video clip, listen to President Roosevelt’s fireside chats. The fireside chats were a series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between the years of 1933 and 1944 during the Great Depression. (1:26)
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Busy as a Bee!
Come along as Chris and Martin learn firsthand that despite their small size, the African Honey bee has a big sting and is one of the toughest animals in Africa! Viewers learn that the bees love flowers because they can get nectar from them, and that they only sting when they are protecting themselves or their hive! (1:27)
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How to Make a Flower with a Detergent Bottle
In this 3:00 episode, we show you how to make a flower with a dish detergent bottle. This video would be great for a lesson on recycled art and recycled crafts.
 For more information about this tutorial visit : http://www.simplekidscrafts.com

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Built for Speed
In this live action segment Chris and Martin cozy up to Chico the cheetah cub and discover just what makes the cheetah built for speed. Even as a cub, Chico is already faster than any human and a grown cheetah can reach speeds of up to 70 mph, making it the fastest land animal. Watch as Chris and Martin explain what it is about a cheetah's eating habits and anatomy that enables this incredible speed! (1:40)
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