Early Mariner Navigation
NASA Connect Segment exploring the history of man's conquest of the seas. The video explains how boats navigated the waters.
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The 442nd Regimental Combat Team
Several special fighting forces from the United States, made up of single ethnic groups, made significant contributions during World War II, including the African American Tuskegee Airmen and the Navajo Code Talkers. The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was made up solely of Japanese Americans, some of whom were recruited directly from internment camps. (Some Japanese American men who would later become leaders, such as Senator Daniel Inouye, were members of the 442nd.) The images in this group prov
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Ocean Waves and Currents - by StudyJams
A wave carries energy on the ocean's surface.  Waves can be big, like tsunamis, or small. The current is the constant movement of the water in the ocean.  There are different kinds of currents, defined by their characteristics and location.  Learn more about ocean waves and currents with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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The Architecture of Social Investment
This lecture explores the physical limitations of contemporary architecture and argues for a shift in emphasis from form-driven to purpose-oriented social architecture. Alfredo Brillembourg founded the Urban Think Tank (UTT) in Caracas, Venezuela. Since July 2010, together with partner Hubert Klumpner, the UTT holds the chair for Architecture and Urban Design at the Swiss Institute of Technology, ETH in Zurich and has been awarded the 2010 Ralph Erskine Award from the Swedish Institute of Archit
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GoNU.TV Interview - Carlos Pena
Former Northeastern baseball player and current Major Leaguer Carlos Pena returned to Friedman Diamond on May 21 to help honor former teammate Greg Montalbano. GoNU.TV spent time talking with Pena in this exclusive interview. Pena and fellow teammates returned to Northeastern for a special number-retirement ceremony for Montalbano, who lost a courageous battle with cancer in 2009. [You can read more about the special Montalbano ceremony here.] Pena, who was in Boston for the Chicago Cubs' fir
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ENGL 151-05, Thinking and Writing Critically Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs By the course instructor.,Practicallys peaking,t he goal of this classi s to preparey ou to write on a collegel evel. However, the class also shares one of the broader goals of a liberal arts education - to prepare students to be good citizens. I believe one of the most important characteristicso f a good citizen is to be able to think critically about one's society and the events that shape it daily. To help you ho
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Northeastern University - Greg Montalbano Number Retirement Ceremony - 05/21/11
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2.2 The shift from manufacturing to services in industrialised economies

There was a profound restructuring of economic activity in ‘older’ industrialised countries in the last quarter of the twentieth century from manufacturing to service activities. There are several reasons for this restructuring. First, the long-established industrialised countries such as Germany, the USA, Japan and the UK have faced increasingly intense competition as more countries have industrialised. Second, productivity, or output per worker, has increased in manufacturing indus
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Arthur's Christmas Read-Aloud Online Storybook
This read-aloud is Arthur's Christmas written and illustrated by Marc Brown. Christmas is only days away and Arthur can't find the perfect gift to give Santa! Finally, he has an idea and with a little help from his sister, Christmas will be a success! There is a play button to start the story and a pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read and the speaker changes his voice with characters. This is a wonderful resource for building a literacy rich environment in the elemen
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
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4.7 The future?

In the USA, the automobile reached the 50 per cent household penetration rate in 1923, about 23 years into the industry's development. The PC reached that threshold rate in 1999, also about 23 years into its development. Given the discussion in Section 3, this suggests that the economy-wide effects of the PC have yet to be fully seen. And given the arguments in this section, it also suggests that the PC is now starting to reach the e
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Food Chemistry: Multivitamins
Humans sometimes don't eat foods that provide them with the vitamins and minerals they need to be healthy. They can take a multivitamin or supplement to make sure that they get all the vitamins they need.
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Fire as part of an ecosystem
Fires occur naturally and are an important part of many ecosystems. Fires burn dead material to release nutrients, open space for many plants and animals, and help plants to release seeds.
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How to prepare for a power cut
Op het einde van deze les kun je de preventieve maatregelen bespreken voor een elektriciteitspanne.
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SAIS Commencement 2011 - Dean's Welcome by Jessica Einhorn
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Store hand tools correctly
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Personal protective equipment for use with oxy-acetylene operations
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Negotiation skills
This resource looks at the negotiation skills needed by employment consultants when working with job seekers and employers.
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