This Day in History October 12: Columbus Reaches the New World
After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights a Bahamian island, believing he has reached East Asia. His expedition went ashore the same day and claimed the land for Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain, who sponsored his attempt to find a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled gold and Spice Islands of Asia. (1:00)
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Reuters Today: Euro zone's €2 trillion lifeline
Sept. 24 - Germany confirms talks are under way to beef up the euro zone's €500 bln permanent rescue fund lending capacity to €2 trillion. Plus, BAE/EADS, China-Japan tensions, the Emmy's, and John Terry.
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Safe water? Lessons from Kazakhstan
 Professor Sarah O'Hara

Despite global efforts to improve access to safe water and sanitation, a report co-authored by an expert at The University of Nottingham, argues that much more needs to be done.

Professor Sarah O'Hara explains why, in countries like Kazakhstan, the UN's definition of safe water should be reviewed.

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Speaking for Islam
 Professor John Esposito

This week’s podcast features an exclusive interview with one of the world’s leading experts on Islam and its relationship with the West.

Professor John Esposito, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and Professor of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC, visited The University of Nottingham to deliver the Firth lectures in the Department
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UN vote on Kosovo
 In this podcast – another week in the spotlight for Kosovo as the United Nations General Assembly votes on the issue of the legality of its declaration of independence.

Professor Stefan Wolff, from the School of Politics and International Relations, discusses the importance of the vote and explores the possible impact a vote either way could have on the Balkans.

Professor Wolff is Director of the C
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Prezi - Beyond the Basics
A short tutorial video for teachers about Prezi, a great alternative presentation tool.
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Inspect-a-Gadget - The Heat is On!

Tony Gospel from the Environmental Technology Centre talks us through various gadgets which monitor heat and how this can help companies save money.


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Fred Hammond & RFC - Jesus Be a Fence Around Me
This is an audio recording only of the song "Jesus Be a Fence Around Me" from the album Purpose By Design by Fred Hammond & RFC, 2000.  (07:09)
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Alphablocks--Phonics /ai/ and Vowels
In this Alphablocks video, young learners will learn about the /ai/ sound in words like hail, snail, fail, pail. Part 2 addresses  vowels /a, e, i, o, u/.  This is a great resource to introduce and/or review these important phonetic skills in the early childhood classroom. (6:01)
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Ed Miliband's conference speech


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Muhammad Yunus on social business


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Joy Jiang: Study Abroad in Israel
Joy Jiang ('13, Mechanical Engineering) discusses her experiences studying abroad in Israel at the Israel Institute of Technology.
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The Electric Company | "2 Ways To Say C"
This is a short song about how the different ways to pronounce the /c/ sound.  (00:50)
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Scientific Method Song (With Video)
Student-created video for a school project. Student uses a song created by  HAVE FUN TEACHING. (01:38)
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ISS Update - Oct. 11, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Oct. 11, 2012.
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Cómo dibujar un elefante - en español
Este vídeo explica cómo dibujar un elefante con dos círculos. Van un poco rápido pero enseña cómo dibujar el cuerpo, las orejas, la trompa y colita. (2:01)
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Learn Spanish in Three Minutes #8 - How Much?
Learn useful number-related phrases in Spanish with our Spanish in Three Minutes series! In Peru, knowing numbers is important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to know while speaking Spanish. A native Spanish teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask “How Much?” [...]
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The Art of the Metaphor
This is an excellent TED Ed video all about similes and metaphors.  Students can learn about figurative language in a precise and clear presentation.  (05:38)
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Europe Day Ahead: Inflation in focus
Oct. 15 - A look at Tuesday's key events including the latest inflation data, big name U.S. earnings and the 2nd U.S. presidential debate.
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