Lecture with Kristen Hileman: Arriving at an Art Historical Anne Truitt
Baltimore Museum of Art's Curator of Contemporary Art Kristen Hileman gives an overview of the career of Anne Truitt and discusses the artist's unique approach to inflecting her minimal forms with allusive references, personal memories, and emotional power.
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Architectural Applications of Complex Adaptive Systems
This paper presents methods and case studies of approaching architectural design and fabrication utilizing Complex Adaptive Systems (CASs). The case studies and observations described here are findings from a continuing body of research investigating applications of computational systems to architectural practice. CASs are computational mechanisms from the computer science field of Artificial Life that provide frameworks for managing large numbers of elements and their inter-relationships. The a
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Sunscreens
In this activity, students use a microcomputer connected to an ultra-violet sensor to compare the relative blocking power of different SPF sunscreens for the UVB region of the solar spectrum. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, ...
Author(s): Robyn Johnson,Gretchen DeMoss,Richard Sorensen

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"Poverty and Income Inequality in Brazil"
barros posterA presentation by Ricardo Paes de Barros, University of Chicago Tinker Visiting Professor, and Researcher at the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA), a public foundation linked to the Brazilian Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management. This lecture stems from a 2006 IPEA report on the "Recent Fall in Income Inequality in Brazil". This report sought to consolid
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: How Heat Can Produce Electricity
Heat can be used to produce electricity by creating steam when
combined with different fuels. Find out how different power stations can
use heat to produce electricity with information from a science teacher
in this video.

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Religion Landscape
This video shows the first question in the interivew to George Gallup. He talks about the religious landscape in America and the centre of belief and power.
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Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series 2
In part 2 of Béla Lugosi's lecture on convergence of series, he continues to discuss integration of the limit function in these series or sequences.  He  then goes further into applying these into power series.  This is a video for advanced math students who are well into Calculus and Calculus II.
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Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series 3
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. How one uses power series to solve varying kinds of problems is discussed, and Lugosi explains how this one application shows the power of power series.  It also show that power series have a very important and powerful and analytical technique. A great series for any advanced mathematics student who is working in Calculus and Calculus II.
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Transcendentalism
This video is accompanied by text. "In his 1794 book The Age of Reason, Thomas Paine advanced a religious philosophy called Deism that struck at the tenets of organized religions, particularly Calvinism as it was practiced by the Puritans. Paine claimed that churches were “set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.” These thoughts were shocking to Americans who were imbued with a strong religious tradition. At the same time, Paine’s ideas appealed to many Ameri
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Dolch Words 151 200
Dolch words 151-200 (also called sight words) are presented on slides.  There is no audio on this clip.  More Dolch Words fromFrom http://www.Dolchword.com This is the 4th of the Dolch Power Series.
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Dolch Words 201 220
Dolch words also called sight words are shown on slides.  There is no audio in this clip.  More Dolch words at :http://www.DolchWord.com. This is the 5th and last in the Dolch Power Series.
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Computer Tour
What are the guts of a computer?  The 7 major components are the motherboard, CPU, RAM, Video card, power supply, hard disk and optical drive.  This short video shows all the parts and explains what each does. (3:25)
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Hot to Install and Assemble Computer Components
Learn how to install computer components and parts like the mother board, the power supply, and fans, with this how to assemble a computer from this computer. Students need to see the inside of a classroom computer to understand how to do this because the video isn't well done. (5:59)

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How to Shoot a Soccer Ball with Power
How to Shoot a Soccer Ball with Power. Part of the series: How to Kick a Soccer Ball. Strike with your laces to maximize power when kicking a soccer ball; learn more and get soccer ball shooting tips in this free beginner soccer (football or futbol) skills short video lesson.
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Pre-Columbian Era
The first Americans came from Asia, beginning as early as thirty thousand years ago, over a land bridge that formed at the Bering Strait during the Ice Age. The new immigrants were hunters and gatherers, and over a period of fifteen thousand years various groups spread over the American continents. By the time of the European “discovery” of the New World, there were perhaps as many as 100 million native Americans, the vast majority living in Central and South America.
The development o

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Learn Prepositions (Animation)

Video describes what prepositions are.  Video is in the form of Power Point.  Video gives good definition and examples.  Narrator has an accent and at times may be hard to understand.  Video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary and middle school students. 


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Digital Storytelling
"Digital storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, narrative and voice together."  This slide show gives suggestions for creating digital stories.  This is a slide show with no sound.
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Renewable Energy Report from the European Union
Most of the energy we use today to help power industry, vehicles, and
appliances for everyday living come from the combustion of fossil
fuels. Fossil fuels release energy in the form of carbon. This carbon is
of organic origin, and dead organic matter, accumulating and forming
layers under the surface of the earth over millions of years, forms
fuels like petroleum. These sources of energy are called non-renewable
as they will not last forever and human bei

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Magic School Bus Spins a Web
What do you do when a 50-foot praying mantis menaces your town? Run like the wind...unless youre in Ms. Frizzles class and shes taken you on a field trip inside a science fiction film, circa 1950. The movies main character, the power-mad General Araneus, is determined to destroy the mantis, but Phoebe wants to trap it and save it! Shrinking to the size of real spiders, the kids discover how spiders construct a variety of silky snares, making them world-champion trappers. Can the kids save the ma
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How Water Works
A two minute video that explains what water is, how much there is on Earth, and how it acts. Key vocabulary words include: molecule, polarity, solvent, and surface tension.Excellent video to show the importance of water and its many properties to power life. Run time 01:56.
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