"Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "Persepolis" by Marjane Satrapi. Summary--Those who make their homes in the West might have a hard time identifying Iran as much more than a nuclear threat—let alone a beloved homeland. Well, prepare to have your eyes opened. In this startling—and startlingly beautiful—graphic novel, you'll discover a complex society that has seen more than its fare share of oppression, brutality, and dramatic upheaval. Marjane—the nar
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Checklist - Study Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
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Solutions for Defusing Challenging Angry Parents for Teachers, Schools & Non-Profit Organizations
This seven-minute video is a lecture presentation that offers tips on how to deal with these types of situations.This is a shorter version of a longer presentation and it directed to redirecting the parent. This would be good for professional development or in-service days.
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LEGO Education WeDo : Basisfiche
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Deze didactische fiche met verwijzing naar eindtermen en leerplannen (voor de verschillende onderwijskoepels) leert je hoe je met LEGO Education WeDo kan werken.


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Donation creates new SFU Hellenic Studies centre
A $7-million donation from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will establish Simon Fraser University as one of the premier locations for the study of Greek history, culture, and language outside of Greece. SFU's new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies will offer expanded Hellenic academic programming. This includes an undergraduate program for Greek, Balkan, and Middle East studies, a joint history/humanities major in Greek language, literature and culture, and graduate program
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The Energy of Music
Students are introduced to sound energy concepts and how engineers use sound energy. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, students examine how we know sound exists by listening to and seeing sound waves. They learn to describe sound in terms of its pitch, volume and frequency. They explore how sound waves move through liquids, solids and gases. They also identify the different pitches and frequencies, and create high- and low-pitch sound waves.
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Robert Sabuda and the Pop-Up Book
In this video, a student interviews Robert Sabudo, a famous pop-up book engineer and artist.  He describes how he became interested in pop-up books, how he designs his books, and demonstrates making a simple pop-up book.  ( 4:19)
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2.5 Summary of Section 2

  1. A newly synthesised polypeptide can undergo a number of modifications and adjustments before it has the structure and activity of a mature functional protein. Some proteins require non-protein components, termed cofactors, for their function.

  2. A newly synthesised polypeptide undergoes rapid initial folding. Fine-tuning of the conformation is much slower and is often facilitated by specialised proteins called chaperones.

  3. Covalent
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Valpo Campus Overview
This video provides an overview of Valparaiso University which enrolls about 4,000 students from most states and more than 50 countries, constituting an international, interconnected community. Valpo offers five colleges for undergraduates — the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Business Administration, College of Nursing, and Christ College (honors college) — as well as graduate studies and a law school. Valparaiso University is an independent Lutheran instit
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SFCO 2011 – La chirurgie de la carcinose ovarienne

Titre : SFCO 2011 – La chirurgie de la carcinose ovarienne
Intervenant (s) : Christophe POMEL (Centre jean Perrin – Clermont-Ferrand) et Gwénaël FERRON (Institut Claudius Regaud – Toulouse).
Résumé : une nouvelle terminologie mise en place dans la prise en charge des carcinoses ovariennes. problèmatique en rapport avec cette pathologie : définition d'un cahier des charges indispensable à connaitre pour la prise en charge des cancers de l'ovaire.
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Breakingviews: Bank of America faring far worse than Goldman
Oct. 18 - Reuters Breakingviews columnists say stripping out accounting gains and asset sales, Bank of America clearly lost money again, while Goldman Sachs' loss is not as bad as it seems.
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History of Spain - National Geographic
This 3:25 long video is a history starting with its domination by Rome. It touches on the battles between the Muslims and the Catholics, but does not tell of its leader's actions against the Jews. This is at best a glossy overview best used for younger students.
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Dag van de jeugdbeweging 2011 : Les over armoede
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Het thema van de dag van de jeugdbeweging 2011 is 'Armoede is een onrecht. Maak er spel van.' In deze bijdrage vind je een lesvoorbereiding rond dit thema. Leerlingen werken tijdens deze les in groepjes. Elke groep krijgt een …


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Press Conference: Lakota
The UGA College of Veterinary Medicine held a press conference Thursday in order to update the condition of Lakota, the K-9 officer severely injured in single-car accident on Oct. 3. The following are comments from Dr. Scott Rose, Lakota's orthopedic surgeon as well as images of Lakota.
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Planning and Fuel Use: A Highly Critical Survey [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Alan Evans | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.
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Solution Maker
Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, Purdue professor and 2009 World Food Prize laureate, is discovering ways to improve sorghum production in Africa, helping feed millions and saving lives.
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Duke on Demand Highlights for the Week of October 9, 2011
A new documentary "What Love Is" chronicles the lives of 50 women participating in the Duke Pathfinders cancer care program. Duke Law School faculty preview consequential cases set to be heard by the Supreme Court. And, the Duke Translational Medicine Institute has a new clinical trial to address drug addiction.
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Postcolonial futures: the Caribbean in dialogue
Dr Kevon Rhiney, Commonwealth Fellow and lecturer (Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies) considers contemporary social and economic development in Jamaica, in the light of environmental vulnerability and climate change. This series of podcasts explores the contemporary Caribbean today, addressing the region's role as a crucible of modernity from pre-Columbian times, through the eras of mercantilism, slavery and colonialism to today's position of at once both global
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