Water snails
Water snails have a shell for protection. They have two tentacles, a foot, and a head and a tail region. Water snails have eyes at the base of their sensory stalks. The stalks are used to smell and feel around the snail's environment.
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16.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der Ministerpräsident des hoch verschuldeten Griechenlands, Giorgos Papandreou, hat unter dem Druck von Massenprotesten gegen seinen Sparkurs für diesen Donnerstag eine Umbildung seines Kabinetts angekündigt. Am Sonntag wolle er im Parlament die Vertrauensfrage stellen, sagte der sozialistische Politiker im Fer
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Economics for Marketing
What is this module about? To develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts and theories in economics that underpins consumer choice and market interactions. The lectures and seminars will explore the theories and empirical evidence regarding the choices made by consumers in the contemporary marketplace, and how these choices are shaped and influenced. Objectives On completion of the module, students will be able to: 1. Examine the key theories of behaviour and economic decision making
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Race activists want more black models
June 20 - Black rights campaigners in Brazil criticize labels at Sao Paulo Fashion Week for casting a small number of dark-skinned models and demand 20 percent quotas for future shows. Tara Cleary reports.
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Les vacances en France - Quiz
Students can test themselves on travel, tourism and holidays in France.
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UMMC Heart Transplant Recipient Portrayed in New Film, 'The
In 2006, Casey Towers, a young mother of two from Waldorf, Md., received a heart transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center after she was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy a rare heart condition related to her pregnancy. She later learned the identiy of her donor Luke Abbate, a high school athlete who was killed in reckless driving accident. Four years after her transplant, Casey had the opportunity to meet Luke's parents, Steven and Maryanne Abbate. That's when they told her
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The Future of Religious Trends
In this last part of the interview to Dr. Brekus she refers to the possible religious trends in the future. Although she does not refer to a "future prediction" she talks about some possible changes.
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The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the  tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
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Social Networking: Joining a Ning
This is a step by step tutorial on how to join a social networking site called a Ning. In this tutorial you will learn how to create your own account by inputting personal information.  A Ning is a way for people with similiar interests to interact and is good to use when working on projects.
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ISS Update - June 19, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 19, 2012.
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One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
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Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.

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8 Water and its impurities

Water must be of a certain quality to be suitable for human consumption. No natural water found on Earth is pure; any sample of water contains more than just water molecules. Some materials, such as sodium nitrate, are very soluble and dissolve in water in large quantities, whereas other materials are much less soluble. This is just as well, otherwise rain would dissolve all the rocks and they would end up in the oceans!

Drinking water must not contain harmful materials, which means bot
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Shear bands in stressed polycarbonate
Yielding in glassy polymers often proceeds by a small sheared region propagating through the material. These patterns can be used in the stress analysis of fracture processes. In addition, the colours in the image are the result of birefringence and relate to the strain-induced alignment of the polycarbonate molecules. Because the specimen is below the glass transition temperature of PC (145 °C), the material will relax when the stress is removed and there will be no residual alignment.
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Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
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24.964 Topics in Phonology (MIT)
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of modeling phonology, with an empirical focus on modeling the discovery of static phonotactics, the discovery of alternations, learning in the midst of variation and exceptions, and the discovery of gradient patterns. This course is also intended to provide hands-on experience with various aspects of using and developing models, including preparing training data, running simulations, and interpreting their results.
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Teaching a Child Not to Bite
This short video addresses strategies for teaching a toddler not to bite. Some of the ones mentioned are: consistency, not giving the child too much attention, keeping a close eye on the behavior, and consulting a physician.  (02:19)

   


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How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
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Tricorn Triangles (Interactive)
Identify two-dimensional shapes by attribute (size, shape, number of sides, vertices). Recognize that an object is a triangle if it is closed shape with three angles and three sides.
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