"Jimmy Jet and His TV Set," Poem by Shel Silverstein
This video is a claymation of one of Shel Silverstein's poems about what happened to the boy who did nothing but watch TV. (3:01)
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1.8.3 Explaining the observations

Having made and reviewed our observations, we are now in a position to interpret them – why are the rocks the way they are? The sedimentary strata that we see in Figure 16 were likely to have been deposited in essentially horizontal layers, so why is one set tilted and the other horizontal? To answer
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Chile: Pressure Builds With Upcoming Elections
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/latin-america-chile-education-university-inequality-clash-national-march-economy Hundreds of thousands of Chilean students are taking part in massive protests against failing public schools, expensive private schools, non-affordable loans and an unresponsive government. The protests began in 2011 to demand change. Violence between police and the students is common with protestors tearing down street signs and destroying buses while police use tear
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Sneak preview of 'A Tribute to the Dream' performance
Kwesi Abakah, a forward on the Northeastern University men's basketball team, practices "Feeling Good" with student a cappella group Distilled Harmony ahead of the special event, "50 Years Forward: A Tribute to the Dream," taking place on campus Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, Northeastern University has organized the yearlong series commemorating civil rights efforts in America and around the globe.
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An introduction to minerals and rocks under the microscope
Experience the study of minerals using a polarising microscope. While the study of minerals can involve electron or ion beam chemical analysis, the polarising microscope remains the prime tool for the study of rock thin sections and is the foundation of learning to recognise, characterise and identify rocks. First published on Tue, 0
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Fresh Vegetable Burritos
In this video, you will watch the kids work with an adult to make fresh vegetable burritos.  The video makes it easy to make on your own.
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Role of verb knowledge in sentence comprehension deficits of individuals with Alzheimers Disease and
For the present study, three verb roles (transitivity, thematic role, and subject-verb agreement) were investigated with individuals diagnosed with AD and FTD while using a â real-time,â also known as â on-lineâ , sentence comprehension task. It was hypothesized that AD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are semantic knowledge based (i.e., thematic) and that FTD patients would be insensitive to agreements that are grammatically based (i.e., transitivity). For the sentence
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Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology is a social science that explores how people understand and act in their world. But what, exactly, is it that Cultural Anthropologists do? How do they approach their research? In this short film, three members of MIT's Anthropology Department; Stefan Helmreich, Erica James, and Heather Paxson, talk about their current work and the process of doing fieldwork. (08:14)
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MINE 8130 T2 2011 Ed Malone Part 3C
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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5.2 Energy sources in torpor and hibernation

For animals that show daily torpor, such as Siberian hamsters (Phodopus sungorus) and Djungarian hamsters (Phodopus campbelli) (Figure 28), blood glucose remains the respiratory fuel for several hours following its onset. Thereafter there is a gradual reduction in respiratory quotient (RQ) indicating a change to lipid metabolism as the metabolic rate is reduced.

Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #5: Magnetism and electromagnets
This is #5 in the series of Blinding you with Science videos was produced to help elementary students with sceince concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends look at how magnets work and do experiments with magnetism.
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2.3 Missions to the Moon

David A. Rothery Teach Yourself Planets, Chapter 6, pp. 66–75, Hodder Education, 2000, 2003.

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The Moon was the first extraterrestrial target for space missions. Probes have been directed towards it since almost the very dawn of the space age (see below), and it was the main focus of the 1960s–1970s ‘space race’ between the USA and the then Soviet Union. In the end, only NASA attempted to put people on the Moon, and the six suc
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Maya Angelou
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)

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Antique Silk Factory in Florence Italy
An informative narration takes us to Florence, Italy where 19th century looms make some of the finest silks in the world. Visit a florentine factory where a hand loom dating back to 1780 is still used and every thread is woven by hand. See how artisans create silk the way it has been done for centuries.
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Symphony No 2, 3rd movement by Mahler
This is a live stage performance of Valery Gergiev conducting the London Symphony Orchestra performing Mahler's second symphony. It was recorded in April, 2008. The picture and sound quality are excellent. (4:40)
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Second Grade Handwriting Writing at Home- Body Position, Pencil Grip, Etc.
Teacher-created live action video. In this video, a teacher shows the basics of handwriting using a student model. The teacher uses the student model to show how the body should look when working on handwriting and how to hold a pencil.  Exercises for strengthening grip are shown. (2:08)
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Handwriting Repair with Kate Gladstone - Making Handwriting Make Sense
This video explores why students may have trouble with penmanship. The video is a slide show with music. Video does not follow the 'standard' practice of how to write in cursive, but the video may have value to stuggling cursive writers.
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Handwriting Lesson: Improving Posture & Paper Skills
In this video, a teacher is shown working with an individual student on how he can improve his posture and use his non writing hand to help hold the paper.  The teacher gives the non writing hand a "pep talk" and tells how the hand can help out even though it is not doing the writing.
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How to Write Calligraphy: Small Letters
This just shows an artist making the letters. It does not tell how to hold the writing instrument or provide any other instruction. However, it clearly shows the lower case letters.
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