The Gulf of Mexico: Investigating the potential for hidden threats
Penn State Professor of Biology Chuck Fisher is very familiar with the Gulf of Mexico. More specifically with the sea floor of the Gulf of Mexico. Following the Deepwater Horizon rig disaster, concerns arose about the potential for long term damage to the sea floor and its inhabitants . Professor Fisher and a team of scientist from across the nation are investigating how the unique life forms that dwell deepest in the Gulf are adapting and surviving. Produced for Penn State by Patrick Mansel
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Women in Politics: Applying the Lessons
What barriers face women who choose to enter political life? How can young women be inspired to consider taking an active role in political affairs? Do women bring a special or unique perspective to politics and policy-making? Join Jack Citrin of the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies and ...
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History and Politics Out Loud
HPOL is a collection of invaluable audio materials some available for the first time on this website capturing significant political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century. The materials range from formal addresses delivered in public settings to private telephone conversations conducted from the innermost recesses of the White House. Our aim is to provide an accessible source of audio information to enliven instruction and scholarship in history and politics and to ena
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The Age of Revolutions (1776-1989?) - European Civilization from the Renaissance to the Present
An introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central question that the course addresses is how and why Europe-- a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its won right. Put differently how did �western� become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of �modern.� Our approach will be broadly cultural, i.e. it approaches politics, economics, social life,
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The Enlightenment: Daring to Know and its Difficulties - European Civilization from the Renaissance
An introduction to European history from around 1500 to the present. The central question that the course addresses is how and why Europe-- a small, relatively poor, and politically fragmented place-- became the motor of globalization and a world civilization in its won right. Put differently how did �western� become an adjective that, for better and often for worse, stands in place of �modern.� Our approach will be broadly cultural, i.e. it approaches politics, economics, social life,
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Weather Games
Games for children to learn about weather and disaster preparedness.
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The ArithmAttack
How many computer-generated arithmetic problems can you answer in 60 seconds?
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Tower Investigation and the Egg
Towers have been a part of developed society for centuries. Towers serve a variety of purposes, from lookouts to cellular towers. In this activity student groups will build three types of towers, engineering them to hold an egg one foot high for 15 seconds.
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The Function of Parties in America
A political party is a group of people who try to influence policy agendas and whose ultimate goal is to run the government by getting their favorite candidates elected. Two political parties, the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, have long dominated American government and politics. These and other parties are typically differentiated by their beliefs, principles, and policy agenda. In other words, they can be distinguished by their political ideologies. (Video is narrated with slides
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Lesson 319: Politics vocab
It’s election time in Brazil and BPP will start a series of lessons about Brazil’s politics history and how elections work here. As a warm up this lesson will serve as a vocabulary reference for the...

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Introduction to Mental Health and Disaster Preparedness
This presentation introduces the topics of disaster mental health services, mental health surge capacity, and psychiatric first aid.
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International Politics
International Politics podcast from Johns Hopkins University

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Multiplication By SEVENS and THREES
FUN pattern ways to create the whole TIMES TABLE. On a tic-tac-toe
square you put the numbers 1-9. In three seconds you can create the
Threes multiplication table. It is fun and easy patterns that create
3-6-9-12-15-18-21-24-27- and 30. There are ways to continue the
pattern to reveal multiplication of the Threes to 100 x 3 and beyond.
There are also playful patterns for creating the Ones, Twos, Threes,
Fours, Sixes (five different ways) Sevens, Eights,

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Histogram Graphs in Excel
This video shows how to draw histograms in seconds with Excel.  Link provided in the video to download free software to create the histogram.

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ABC's and Phonics with Puppy Dog
Strong visuals, letter repetition, and a comprehensive review teach children the alphabet.  Live action of children singing and dancing while the traditional ABC song is sung. At 4 minutes and 25 seconds, simple objects are introduced for the letter "A." Snippet ends there.   Video introduction is nearly 2 minutes long.   (5:03)
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Sentenced to Health movie advertisement
Recognition of the Soviet Union; Cultural Activities ;Institutional Film Service; Russian Films; Soviet Comedy; Soviet Union;Announcement for a screening of the Soviet comedy "Sentenced to Health" and news reels from a delegation's visit to the Soviet Union.
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Awesome Antonym Match Game
Student develop vocabulary and practice 90 antonym word pairs in this easy to play matching game, based on Concentration. Words appear in colored bands, and student match the antonym pairs.   Give the game a few seconds to load.  
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Calculating Speed with Cyberchase
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad has to find out exactly how fast each of Wicked’s three brooms can go. They set out to calculate the speed per second of each broom using the data they have from their speed tests over a period of five seconds. Run time 03:00.
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Speed Phonics - Letters and Sounds - Phase 4
Slide show presenting letter blends in 60 second intervals with no sounds.  Students try to say these blends in 60 seconds.
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Concision: Never Use 28 Words When 8 Will Do.
This slideshow (26 black on white word frames), narrated by a soft adult male teacher voice, explains how to write concisely but not vaguely.  Provide details, not generalizations.  (10 minutes 12 seconds includes class assignment at end.)
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