Vote: The Machinery of Democracy
This site looks at the history and variety of voting methods in the U.S. -- the voice vote, party ticket (paper ballots listing candidates from just one party), Australian ballot, gear and lever machine, and others. Voting reforms of the early 1900s, when the U.S. electorate doubled, are described. Kinds of voting equipment used in counties across the U.S. are shown on a map. Innovative design improvements are discussed.
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Smithsonian: History and Culture
This site examines the history of transportation in America, early history of mail service, the Civil War, West Point, profiles of U.S. presidents, Lakota winter counts, Lewis and Clark as naturalists, Japanese Americans during World War II, Brown v. Board of Education, athletes who broke social barriers, how voting systems have evolved, September 11, and America's wars.
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Welcome to my room, 3. klassile
UNIT 11 - Welcome to My Room. 3. klass, I kooliaste. Word'is koostatud 10 töölehte sõnavara ja grammatika omandamiseks."Arvuti koolis" lõputöö.
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Moral and ethical principles in end of life care
In many areas of health care, and especially in such areas as palliative care, increasing attention has been paid in recent years to patient autonomy, and the need to respect it. Autonomy has come to be seen as a very important aspect of the interaction between patients and those looking after them, and forms the basis for many ethical commitments, such as telling the truth to patients, and seeking their consent for health care interventions. In this unit we look at quite a wide range of ethical
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Economics explains discrimination in the labour market
Discrimination in the labour market exists in many forms: the 'glass ceiling' ageism, racism, etc. This unit will help you look at this problem with a new perspective: through economics. You will learn how economists have tried to understand what drives this distortion of the labour market and why women and the ethnic minorities seem to suffer the most.
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Creating an ethical organization
Businesses are increasingly making explicit their commitment to dealing with ethical concerns. This unit explores the business case for an ethical approach to human resources management and examines whether a more 'human-centred' approach can bring dividends, and how an ethical approach fits within an organisation's strategy.
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Studying the arts and humanities
This unit is an introduction to studying the arts and humanities. It takes you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and improve your confidence as an independent learner.
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Celery in pure water
The celery stalks take up the water and continue to live in this environment.
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Arctic Ozone from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003
This visualization shows the northern hemisphere ozone hole from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003.
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The Middle East Dust Storm
Dust storms are an every day occurrence in Saudi Arabia. This storm is of an unusual size.
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Cloud Cover over Borneo: March 1, 1998
Cloud cover over Borneo for March 1, 1998 superimposed over a topographic image
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Great Zoom into Siberia
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
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North America NDVI 1993 August
NDVI in North America for August 1993, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
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After Hurricane Floyd: East Coast Flyover September 16, 1999 from SeaWiFS
Flying up the east coast of the United States from Florida to North Carolina using a SeaWiFS image taken September 16, 1999
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Nashville, Tennessee
Wilson and Ditch visit Nashville where they tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and then sing some classics at the Grand Ole Opry! Viewers learn that the Country Music Hall of Fame was built in 2001 and houses pictures of famous country singers and Elvis Presley's car! (4:25)
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Ondas electromagnéticas
Objetivos1. Comprensión de los conceptos fundamentales relacionados con los medios de transmisión y la propagación de ondas.2. Conceptos básicos, similitudes y diferencias entre los campos electrostáticos y los dinámicos.3. Propagación de ondas en diversos materiales.4. Herramientas matemáticas necesarias para el análisis de medios de transmisión.5. Habilidades para el trabajo en equipo y el trabajo autónomo.6. Análisis y síntesis sobre los medios de transmisión más comúnmente em
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UW 360 January 2011: Bebe Miller
The UW's Chamber Dance Company has a mission: to present, record and archive modern dance works of historical and artistic significance. In the fall of 2011, members of the company performed dances by choreographer Bebe Miller and had the opportunity to work with her directly. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighb
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Namaqua Chameleon--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Namaqua Chameleon. Students will enjoy seeing the close up shots of this amazing lizard eating a big insect. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
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2013 Witter Bynner Fellows
2013 Witter Bynner Fellows Sharon Dolin and Shara McCallum are introduced by Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey at their inaugural reading at the Library of Congress. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6230
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Young Nile Crocodiles---Sitting on Mom, Hunting Fish and Dragonflies, and Being Eaten by Nile Perch
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the life of a young Nile Crocodile. Students will enjoy the close up views of the young crocodiles sitting on Mom in the water, hunting fish, catching a dragonfly, and one being swallowed by a huge Nile Perch. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 3 Minutes)
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