Secrets in the Salt
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, take a trip
to an underground salt deposit that formed 250 million years ago to
search for evidence of ancient life. Learn about the formation of the
salt deposit and observe as scientists drill into the salt walls to
retrieve samples. See liquids trapped within the salt that are millions
of years old, and hear from scientists who were stunned to find that
there were fibers of ancient cellulose inside.

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Introduced taxa in disturbed ecosystems
In the literature, introduced taxa are assumed to be present, more abundant, and occupy greater physical space in portions of ecosystems disturbed by human activity. This study tested this principle in two sites, Short Hills provincial Park ("SHU) and Backus Woods ("B~l"). spatial distribution of introduced taxa of vegetation, isopods, and earthworms was determined with the runs test along 300m transects encompassing gradients of anthropogenic disturbance severity. The hypothesis was that introd
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The Iguana Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a humorous look a the life of a Iguana his friends (turtles, crabs and others) living in the Galapagos Islands. Run time 03:20.
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Talking about the way you feel
This lesson presents different vocabulary used to express your feelings and to show your reactions. There is new vocabulary introduced and written on the screen. The new words are used in examples and also acted out by the presenter.
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Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews March 2 - Western representatives condemn Russia's decision to authorize military action in Ukraine. Nathan Frandino reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintain
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Martin Espada reads "Who Burned for the Perfection of Paper"
Filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, this video features
Martin Espada reading "Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper." The video is narrated by Garrison Keillor.

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Dinosaur Plague
What killed off the dinosaurs? Over the years, experts have suggested everything from global climate change to a spate of massive volcanic eruptions to the most widely accepted culprit: an asteroid that unleashed global devastation. But as correspondent Chad Cohen reports in this video, some scientists believe the giant reptiles might have been taken down by something almost too tiny to see. (15:05)
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New large-scale scanner preserves WSU archive
PULLMAN, Wash. -- A new piece of technology at Washington State University is helping to preserve the past. The Zeutschel Omniscan 14000 AO large-format scanner allows WSU Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections to replicate thousands of historical documents, including oversized books, newspapers and maps.
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Meteor From Mars
Shows a meteorite that is famous for killing a dog in Egypt. Explains how meteorite is named. Video interview. Includes closed captioning. Grades 5-12. 1:57 min.
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The Toucan Song
This high quality, animated video and song takes a close look a the life of a Toucan, flying and living in the jungle high up in the trees. Learn that berries, seeds and fresh ripe fruit are what the black , white, red, blue, orange and green Toucan lives on.  (02:53)
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RSC Public Seminars 2012: Seeing the Person in the Problem: a practitioner perspective on justice th
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The Importance of River Water
The Importance of River Water - Learn about how vital the fresh water is coming from rivers. Also learn about the importance of river water for agriculture. A seven minute video that teaches students about the limited amount of fresh water available and the importance of rivers for transportation. Would be good if the students had maps of major rivers and know about the water cycle. Run time 07:15.
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Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
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Veggie Tales - Lyle the Lindly Viking part 2

In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show.  His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet.  Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry".  Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry".  Finally, Archibald pr
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Euro crisis to hit jobs in powerhouse Germany
Sept. 27 - The job market in Europe's biggest economy shows little sign of suffering from the euro zone crisis so far. But that could change as Chancellor Merkel heads for an election year.
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21H.224 Law and Society in US History (MIT)
As events of the last few years have shown, the Supreme Court has played a crucial role in American political life. There is practically no issue of social significance in the American past that did not at some point end up in the nation's courtrooms, yet much of the workings of the constitution remain obscure. This subject is designed to introduce students to the main themes and events of American constitutional law since 1787. It introduces terms and concepts of law and legal history, focusing
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The verbs saber (to know) and conocer (to know)
This video helps clear up confusion about how to use the verbs saber and conocer.  Both mean to know but are not interchangeable. The speaker explains in English and the words are displayed on the screen.

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Impact of the budget on HE
 In this podcast, Dr Paul Greatrix reacts to reports of suggestions that the Higher Education sector should make its savings in administration.

Universities minister John Denham recently submitted his recommendations for public finance savings in the sector to Hefce. But what does it mean to HE and is it appropriate?

The Registrarism blog, which comments on a variety of issues in Higher Education, is avai
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