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Why Is There a Euro Crisis?

On Thursday, October 28, 2011, prices of European stocks soared. Big banks like Société Générale (+22.54%), BNP Paribas (+19.92%), Commerzbank (+16.49%) or Deutsche Bank (+15.35%) experienced fantastic one-day gains. What happened?

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IPL: Christina Hulbe "West Antarctic building blocks"
Professor Christina Hulbe gave her Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the 1st of September 2015. She talked about her work on mapping deformations in West Antarctica, and how GPS technology has changed her work. Satellite imagery of meltwater ponds has led to a clearer understanding of the creation of deep crevasses and shattering of icesheets.
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Vincent Chaudel : directeur communication et sport chez Kurt Salmon (bu sciences staps) (Vidéo)

Conférence co-organisée par le master Management du sport et la Bibliothèque universitaire sciences-STAPS, le 22 mars 2013.

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The Frog Prince - Compare and Contrast
This lesson can be used with numerous pieces of literature, videos or cassette material to develop viewing and listening skills and the students ability to compare and contrast. One of the richest sources is in the area of fairytales and folktales. This an especially good source if you can find a modernized version in video or cassette form to contrast with the more traditional written form. I have used the "Frog Prince" because of this factor and because it was part of the 4th grade language ar
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Film Animation: 2011 Trailer
Trailer of student work completed in 2010-11 in Concordia University's Film Animation program. Admissions info: http://www.concordia.ca/programs-and-courses/undergraduate-programs/a-z-subject-list/bfa_filmanimation.php Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema: http://cinema.concordia.ca
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What Is Equilibrium? (101 Video Dictionary Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "equilibrium". Equilibrium is defined as a state of balance due either to a lack of changes (static equilibrium) or a balance between opposing forces (dynamic equilibrium). Mechanical equilibrium, social equilibrium, and internal equilibrium are explained and examples are given. This is a great resource when introducing this important concept into the elementary classroom. (1:49)
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Galeries Lafayette rocks for Christmas
Nov. 9 - Paris department store Galeries Lafayette turns on its "rocking" Christmas displays. Tara Cleary reports.
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Craig Venter on Genomics: From humans to the environment
In the second of the Distinguished Public Lecture Series run by the James Martin 21st Century School, Dr Craig Venter will discuss his work at the J Craig Venter Institute and its implications for the future of our culture, society and science. The Institute's projects include developing new understanding of human disease at the DNA level, running the Sorcerer II Global Ocean Sampling Expedition to understand microbial diversity in the world's oceans, and finding new ways of tackling environment
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Amistad
Kidnapped Africans caught in the slave trade during the 1840s seized their ship (Amistad) travelling near Cuba. The ship drifted into U.S. waters and was taken into custody. This resulted in an early Supreme Court case where the Africans, wanting their freedom, were defended by none other than former president John Quincy Adams. (5min)
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Spanish Empire in the New World (en español)
This documentary traces the history of the Spanish Empire in North America from Columbus through the 1800s. Although not available in english, the visuals are intriguing enough to keep interest and it's not too hard to follow along. (español - Spanish Language version) (22min)
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Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot

Construction, crise et renouveau de la morale laïque en France face à l'Europe / Jean Baubérot. Conférence donnée en mars 1995 dans le cadre de l'Institut d'Études Doctorales (IED) de l'Université Toulouse II-Le Mirail (France). Présentation de la conférence par le sociologue Jean-Michel Berthelot, directeur de l'IED.

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To What Degree? What Science is Telling Us About Climate Change
How do we know the climate is changing? How do we know what's causing it? Some of the world's leading climate scientists explore the science behind the headlines in this lively documentary.
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Using Social Science to Improve the World
A "Duke Idea" conversation in Los Angeles, Calif., between President Richard H. Brodhead and Dan Ariely Ph.D.'98, James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics. Learn more at http://www.thedukeidea.com.
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Body in pieces: saving medical collections (UCL)
Conservator Paul Bates (UCL Pathology Collection/ NHS Royal Free Hospital) has been saving and maintaining medical teaching collections from UCL's partner hospitals for 36 years. Now with the help of Dr Antony Hudek (UCL Mellon Fellow) and Jayne Dunn (UCL Head of Collections Management), Paul's years of hard work are paying off. UCL is re-evaluating how to house and display the collection, and the Victorian plaster casts were the subject of a UCL exhibition, The Body in Pieces. Further informat
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Plow that Broke the Plains
This short acclaimed 1935 documentary shows the Great Plains at the time of the Great Depression and how they were reduced to what became known as the Dust Bowl. The video begins with a great description of the plains. (26min)
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Who Are the People of America?
This 1953 video explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation. (10min)
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Plagiarism is Good
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Mathematics
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
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Computer Applications
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the courses in Computer Applications. An important mission of CAPP is to provide majors with proficiency in various facets of computing and information technology as a supplement to their primary majors and as a springboard for further professional education or a career in a technology-related field.
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Alters, B. J. (1997) ‘Whose Nature of Science?’, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 43 (1), pp. 39–55.
Amos, S. and Boohan, R. (2002) Aspects of teaching secondary science: perspectives on practice, London, RoutledgeFalmer/Milton Keynes, The Open University.
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