Langford's Cubes
Mathematical patterns using building blocks.
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Studying at University: A Guide for First Year Students
Studying at University: A guide for first year students' is intended to provide new students with the knowledge and skills required for coping with their studies and academic assignments at the university. This includes guidance on healthy learning habits, successful learning strategies, making the most of lectures and other learning opportunities and detailed advice around academic reading and writing tasks. The guide also provides specific information on various resources for students at the
Author(s): Catherine Hutchings,Illustrations by Stacey Stent

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STS.005 Disease and Society in America (MIT)
This course examines the growing importance of medicine in culture, economics and politics. It uses an historical approach to examine the changing patterns of disease, the causes of morbidity and mortality, the evolution of medical theory and practice, the development of hospitals and the medical profession, the rise of the biomedical research industry, and the ethics of health care in America.
Author(s): Jones, David

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Childcare: Babies & Toddlers : How to Teach a Child to Tie Shoes
Teaching a child to tie shoes can incorporate how the parents were taught, whether using a bunny-ear approach or a different method. Make shoe tying a fun experience for your child. 
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Trapezoid Midsegment
This video explains how a midsegment of a trapezoid is the line segment connecting the midpoints of the two non-parallel sides of a trapezoid. A trapezoid midsegment is parallel to the set of parallel lines in a trapezoid and is equal to the average of the lengths of the bases. A trapezoid midsegment is related to a triangle midsegment given that both of their lengths are proportional to the bases. (2:51)
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Beginner - Warranty

It's always a good idea to ask about the warranty of products when shopping in the Middle East. Sometimes it's the warranty that sells. Tune in to learn how to ask about the warranty details in today's podcast.


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Car bomb attacks kill 21 in Baghdad
Residents in the al-Ameen and Sadr City districts of Baghdad inspect damage caused by car bomb attacks that left 21 dead. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international new
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La trobe journal
The 'La Trobe Journal' is a scholarly journal published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation, in Australia, since 1968. It contains articles written by scholars who use the resources and collections of the State Library. Over 80 issues are freely available online in full-text form, dating from 1968 until 2006. Some issues are themed. Example article titles from the most recent issues include: 'Australian Children's Literature: an Overview'; 'The ABC of Horn-Books'; 'Helmut Newton's Austr
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Darwin Across Disciplines - Genome-wide homozygosity by Dr Jim Wilson

Homozygosity means inheriting the same "gene" of a particular trait from both parents. Dr Wilson shows how technological advances have helped us access the patterns of homozygosity across the entire genome.

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Argument Essay Writing 1 (4 of 4)
The last part of our lesson on writing an argument essay.  This video discusses the concluding paragraph. (7:22)
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Covering the Olympic Games
Members of the student team that will be covering the Olympic Games in London as part of a partnership between the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism the U.S. Olympic Committee discuss the opportunity.
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21L.448J Darwin and Design (MIT)
Humans are social animals; social demands, both cooperative and competitive, structure our development, our brain and our mind. This course covers social development, social behaviour, social cognition and social neuroscience, in both human and non-human social animals. Topics include altruism, empathy, communication, theory of mind, aggression, power, groups, mating, and morality. Methods include evolutionary biology, neuroscience, cognitive science, social psychology and anthropology.

Author(s): Paradis, James

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Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach.  Incomplete.   Prefaced and followed by advertisements.  (1:04)
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U.S. condemns "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemns what he calls the "brazen" firing of rockets by Hamas, after goodwill efforts to secure a ceasefire. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inc
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Stonewall Jackson: The Valley Legend
Stonewall Jackson pressed his army to travel 646 miles in 48 days of marching and won five significant victories with a force of about 17,000 against a combined force of 60,000. In this video clip, learn more about General Stonewall Jackson. (1:58)
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Part II: The Trucking Industry: Transition from Diesel to Natural Gas Is on Deck
The U.S. trucking industry faces major technological disruption – a switch from diesel fuel to natural gas products. This means new – and more expensive – engines and other infrastructure investments. But after a relatively short payback period, substantial fuel savings and environmental advantages offer significant incentives to plunge ahead.
Author(s): Knowledge@Wharton

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Papers of Catherine Hoyt, 1907-1951
Catherine Hoyt was a Social Worker who worked with the Red Cross, Allegheny County Juvenile Court, and other agencies. The collection includes correspondence, writings, reports, notes and studies of a former probation officer of the Allegheny County Juvenile Court; studies relate to juvenile delinquency in the East End of Pittsburgh during the period 1908-1915.
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Brush Your Teeth
This video emphasizes the importance of brushing and flossing. The students will enjoy the characters and will enjoy listening to the catchy tune----"Brush your teeth and brush them well. This is how we do it. This is how it's done. Brushing teeth is fun!" (1:06)
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IPL: Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds Video
"Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds" Professor Catherine Day's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Professor Mercer: Robert and Marjorie Webster Chair in Viral Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology and Immunology.
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The Story of Nicola Tesla, Part 9 (Re-enactment)
Our lives today are dependent upon a bewildering amount of technology, much of which we take for granted. Indeed, some of that technology is so pervasive that we forget it even is technology.

Perhaps that's one reason why so many have forgotten the name of Serbian-born inventor Nikola Tesla.

Tesla endured a frightening number of injustices during his life. This is a story about Tesla, one of his inventions, and his extraordinary generosity, in hopes that he will not fa

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