Genesis: the origins of humanity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ruth Mace, Professor Catherine Rowett, Professor Volker Sommer | What does it mean to be human? What are the origins of humanity, and what distinguishes us from non-human animals? Ruth Mace is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London. Catherine Rowett is professor of philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Volker Sommer is professor of evolutionary anthropology at University College London.
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The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture?
Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. The global crisis of capitalism that exploded in the Fall of 2008 is the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. It is rooted in the volatility of interdependent global financial markets resulting from deregulation
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Christmas In New York City
Morgana celebrates the season with a New York City tradition... window shopping!

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Andy Warhol Influences
Learn about what made Andy Warhol so famous from a successful
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Expedition 30 Soyuz Moves to Launch Pad
On Dec. 19, the Soyuz TMA-03M spacecraft and its booster were moved to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for final preparations before launch to the International Space Station on Dec. 21. The TMA-03M will carry Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, NASA astronaut Don Pettit and European Space Agency astronaut Andre Kuipers to the orbiting complex.
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Mormanism Exposed Part 2
Witnessing to Mormans...
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Proof: Law of Sines
In thiss video, the instructor offers a simple proof of the Law of Sines. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen Paint program) as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
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Multiplication Tricks
This video shows screenwriting that shows basic multiplication techniques and tricks to complete quickly and easily.  The first technique works for all numbers from 10-20 and the second technique for all two digit numbers. The video is narrated well.
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The Conclusion
This video by 60 second recap discusses the best way to write your concluding paragraph. (1:19)
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#262: Vigor in the ville: Creating cities that promote health and well-being

Urban public health expert Billie Giles-Corti discusses how a rigorous, evidence-based approach to urban policy and city planning can help bring long-term benefits for physical and mental health and well-being. Presented by Peter Mares.

Author(s): up-close@unimelb.edu.au (University of Melbourne)

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Thinkwell American Government: The American Two-Party System, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the United States' two-party system. The presentation is done in lecture style with charts that accents the lecture. (05:29) This is a clip from a larger segment.
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Causes of the Civil War
This 12 minute video contains very intense photos. It is an excellent overview of the causes of the Civil War. Students would benefit from a word wall as some of the terms may be new to them. The route of the Underground Railroad would be good, too, as well as a map of the USA at that time listing free and slave states.

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Hickory Dickory Dock - Song
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[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 6
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
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French Basics -The Vowels Plus the Following: i - u - n - m
This video offers the correct way to say the combination/blend of certain vowels and consonants. (04:29) Each blend/combination is said once while the narrator pauses for you to repeat. ('Repetez' means repeat.)
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INN Placement Website
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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Allen Say: 2011 National Book Festival
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