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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Guitar Building
In this class, students learn about physics principles by examining the physics responsible for producing music with electronic stringed instruments, while building, testing, and playing their own electric guitar. Students will design their own Guitar bodies, construct their own pick-ups, assemble their own guitars, tune them using a chromatic tuner, and use them to play a simple song. While the instructions here give enough detail that an independent learner could construct their own guitar, pl
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Soil Sampling
Students will learn how to sample soil to be analyzed for nutrient and lime requirements for proper plant growth.
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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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Voicing Behavior Expectations Part II
Learn how to make proper use of commands and requests when communicating with your kids.
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Aeneid 7 (1, 34-41)
Here the poem proper beings, in media res, as the Trojans leave behind the island of Sicily and Juno compares herself with Pallas Athena.
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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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Economic Dilemmas and Solutions
Steven Page is a 12th–grade economics teacher at Vivian Gaither Senior High School in Tampa, Florida. In this lesson, students review and interpret the government’s role in the economy. Working in groups, students examine economic dilemmas, including the implications of human cloning, year–round schooling, and drug legalization. Students then reach consensus on a "proper" economic decision and present their findings in the form of a skit, followed by a group discussion.


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Clean Hands Help Prevent the Flu
Clean hands can help prevent the spread of infectious diseases, such as flu. This podcast explains the proper way to wash your hands, with examples of the proper methods shown. English captions. 1:03 min.
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Hand Washing - CDC
Scientists estimate that people are not washing their hands often or well enough and may transmit up to 80% of all infections by their hands. From doorknobs to animals to food, harmful germs can live on almost everything. Handwashing may be your single most important act to help stop the spread of infection and stay healthy. Video interviews with doctors stress the importance of proper hand washing technique. Video has captions. 3:39 min.
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How To Fight Household Germs
Narrator explains how to properly wash hands, cough or sneeze, and many other strategies to avoid getting sick. Video shows proper technique for each step.  Live action movie featuring high school/college age students. 2:37 min.
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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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John Marshall and Roger Taney
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "The Court took a step forward in 1801, when John Marshall became chief justice. Marshall recognized that the Court needed to take its proper place as one of the three equal branches of government and that the Court could act as a major policy shaper for the nation."  (Video is  of high quality with slides and narration.)

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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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Introduction to Algebra
This lesson consists of providing you with a Self-Tutorial on what is algebra, what are variables, constants, coefficients, terms, and expressions. The tutor explains the use of proper notation, how to combine like terms, find the negation of an algebraic expression, how to evaluate an expression (by hand and by using your calculator), and finally, there is a VERY detailed section on how to translate English phrases into algebraic expressions.
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Roger Federer Forehand In Slow Motion
This is a short, silent video of Roger Federer hitting forehands in slow motion. Display of proper technique as done by a pro. 2:13 min.
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