Hubble Telescope Uses Algebra
NASA Connect Segment explaining the design and upkeep of the Hubble Space telescope. Also explains how algebra is used with the telescope.
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Air Pressure and Wind - by Study Jams
Changes in air pressure, caused by air's height above sea level, temperature, and amount of water vapor, causes wind.  The Earth's rotation also helps.  It causes the Coriolis Effect, which makes the wind blow on a curved path.  Learn more about the difference between air pressure and wind with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Behavior/Mental Status - Names Pictures
Later on in the exam she cooperates enough to demonstrate that she is able to name all five pictures that are shown to her, which is the next developmental level above pointing to them. The next level after naming would be identification by the action of the picture, such as asking which one flies. Pointing to 4 pictures should be accomplished by 2.5 years, naming by 3 years and identification by action by 4 years. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological e
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Structure â€“ Romeo and Juliet Overture
This resource involves filling in gaps in a diagram of Sonata Form in the Romeo and Juliet Overture.
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Section 7
The thematic focus of this unit is people in Germany, Austria and Switzerland and the world they live in. You use audio and text to practise German language skills while also enhancing your cultural understanding.
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Cover-crop seeder pulls triple duty for small farms
University Park, Pa. -- Farmers using a cover crop seeder developed by Penn State agricultural scientists may eventually need only a single trip across the field to accomplish what takes most farmers three passes and several pieces of equipment to do. Produced by C Roy Parker
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Inner Mongolia yields "living fossil"
Tiny teeth discovered in Inner Mongolia belong to the prehistoric ancestor of the modern-day birch mouse. The 17-million-year-old teeth belong to a new species of birch mouse, Sicista primus, identified by paleontologist Yuri Kimura, Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Kimura, a member of the scientific team that discovered the fossils, says the find distinguishes the genus Sicista as a "living fossil, placing it among some of the most unique rodents on earth â€” those whose ancestry spans
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Why do we love pirates?
The fourth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise opens nationwide this Friday, May 20. The previous three films, which star Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow, have had tremendous success across the globe. University of Minnesota film studies professor Megan Lewis provides insight on why these movies (and their star, Depp) have been so popular.
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What Drives Higher Unemployment?
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5.2 Frequency code
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences â€“ and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
Author(s): The Open University

Cours international francophone de vaccinologie
HÃ´pital dâ€™instruction des armÃ©es du Val-de-GrÃ¢ce â€“ Ecole du Val-de-GrÃ¢ce
TitreÂ : CIF vaccinologie 2011 â€“ EfficacitÃ© vaccinale.
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A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air
Students observe and discuss a cup and pencil model of a cyclone to better understand how this pollutant recovery method functions in cleaning industrial air pollution.
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Julius Erving â€“ Inspirational Basketball Champion
Basketball Player: Julius Erving - Julius Erving, otherwise known as Doctor J, lead a successful basketball career and provides an inspiration to us all to this day. These clips are from older footage, so the image quality could be better.(01:33)
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Earlier in this unit (Section 1) you looked briefly at cross-cultural approaches towards children's play and children's work. In many societies throughout the world it is expected that children, even very young children, will help with the family's work or contribute to the family income. In some societies the separation between the world of the child and the world of the adult is not as stark as in others. This could make us question
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Expanding the Nature of Science in Teaching Laboratories: From Ethology to Investigating Animal Beha
The instructor's section of this chapter considers some of the general challenges associated with converting a descriptive laboratory exercise to an inquiry exercise. It also contains the detailed methods of our current version of this animal behavior investigation. The second major section of this chapter contains the current student's version of this exercise. In this section students are led through initial observations of crickets and through the process of hypothesis formation about relatio
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The size and shape of a bird's beak is telling of its diet. Bird's beaks are special adaptations to get food and vary according to if the bird eats plants, animals, or seeds.
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Bird nest
Most birds make homes called nests. They are built out of twigs, hair, bits of trash, mud, and many other items. Many birds build these nests in tree branches, but they can also be built on the ground or on buildings such as rooftops.
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