Revolution in China
China, because of its large population and abundant natural resources, has played a significant role in international affairs since the eighteenth century. However, during its long war with Japan during World War II, China was severely weakened. The Chinese suffered over two million casualties, in addition to significant damage to private property and the nation's infrastructure. The Chinese morale and standard of living were greatly diminished, and China was ripe for a revolution. Mao Tse Tung
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Constitutional Principles
The United States Constitution is a relatively brief document that established the foundation upon which the American government is built. It outlines the framework and procedures of the government and sets limits on governmental power. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

The Constitution was founded on several basic principles that help to keep it relevant today. These are the principles of popular sovereignty, limited government, separation of powers, checks and balances

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Forms of Government
This video describes the various forms of government - in terms of the power the government yields over its population. The video questions the traditional categories which governments are separated into, such as: Communism., Socialism, Fascism, Constitutionalism etc. The video argues that most governments are actually Oligarchic in nature.   Run time 10:35
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Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 2/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Union's client states be procommunist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of world leadership.
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Romanticism in the American Short Story
Power point presentation about Romanticism in the American short story. This presentation explains the literary movement known as romanticism and authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington Irving from that era. 
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Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
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The Rise of the Aztecs
This video gives a brief history of the Aztecs and their rise to power. It is a collection of photos along with narration. Run tome 04:35.
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008 Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture
Museum Director Philippe de Montebello provides the historical context behind these medieval sculpted heads, recalling their importance as icons and symbols of power.
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Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
A snapshot overview of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at The University of Nottingham. The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories of: • Biology • Medical Physiology and Therepeutics • Medicine • Midwifery • Neuroscience and Biochemistry • Nursing • Physiotherapy and Sport Rehabilitation • Veterinary Medicine and Science This video was filmed by members of staff and Charlie Conway, one of our student
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HOW NOT TO DO CROSS CULTURAL ANALYSIS: PREDICTIVE FAILURE AND CONSTRUCTION FLAWS IN GEERT HOFSTEDE
This paper considers Hofstede’s claim that his national cultural “dimension scores” and related rankings of countries have predictive power by examining a ‘validating’ case study he has used in a number of publications to ‘demonstrate’ that capability. When tested against cross-sectional and longitudinal empirical evidence the case study is shown to have neither explanatory nor predictive power. A further unpacking of the case study demonstrates methodological flaws in its construc
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The Political Economy of the Cold War
At its heart the Cold War was a competition between two economic systems. Despite having in common a "military-industrial complex", they were profoundly different in the degree of freedom they offered their citizens, the living standards they were able to achieve and the pace of technological innovation they could sustain. In this first lecture, Niall Ferguson compares and contrasts the United States and the Soviet Union in the Cold War and asks how far the outcome of the Cold War was economical
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Likes, Dislikes, and Days of the Week
Increase your conversation power by learning how to express likes and dislikes using the verb "gustar," days of the week, and hobby vocabulary.
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UCLA preserved silent animation
This website gives online access to the UCLA archive of animations from the silent era of cinema. At May 2010, 11 vintage films from 1900 to 1928 are freely available for online viewing. Also available are commentaries from the preservationists involved, film notes, and information on the historical context. A Study Guide is available for download in PDF format. This website offers a fascinating view into a time before animation became standardised, enabling researchers to detect influences
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Wireless Electricity
Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity -- a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker. As the CEO of MIT-inspired WiTricity, Eric Giler has a plan to beam electric power through the air to wirelessly power your laptop or recharge your car. You may never plug in again. Run time 10:13.
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Great Lakes Energy's Arbor Day Celebration
Watch Great Lakes Energy's vegetation management staff help 80 third graders from Shelby, MI, plant four trees on Arbor Day 2009. Kids can learn about the importance of trees to the environment and how to avoid power lines when they plant trees from this video.
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Verbs

Video describes what verbs are. Video is in Power Point format.  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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The Verb Song
This Power Point presentation is a song telling about different kinds of verbs.  It takes extra time to explain action verbs, helping verbs, and linking verbs, with examples of each kind of verb.

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New York and New Jersey
The primary motive for establishing the middle, or mid-Atlantic colonies of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware was to develop profitable trading centers. The Dutch were some of the first to settle in this area. In the late sixteenth century, with the help of Protestant England, the people of the Netherlands won their independence from Spain. With this newfound power, the Dutch became a leading colonial presence, especially in the East Indies. Like the English, the Dutch developed c
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ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
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Snow Rollers
A home photo album depicting a "Once In A Lifetime" encounter with Snow Rollers. This video does a great job in showing and describing what snow rollers are. There is no music, this is done in Power Point format. Great pictures and information. Run time 02:30.
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