What should we do about global warming?
The What Should We Do About Global Warming module is a 3-4 week science module designed for introductory college courses and uses data to tackle questions related to global warming. The module includes short and long term temperature trend data, along with IR spectra, concentration trend data for greenhouse gases, and information about the Kyoto Protocol. Many of the data are in graphs which are part of Quicktime movies. On this Starting Point page, teachers can find learning goals, teaching not
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Small Jubilee, A
'A Small Jubilee' presents images of student uprisings, amusement parks, and street scenes. The images are processed and animated and alternate between black and white and color saturated. Dramatic text with religious overtones by Shalom Gorewitz and Beo Morales is spoken as a voiceover and examines religious symbolism.
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Spiders and monarchs and bees, oh my!
Exploring the world of insects and spiders can replace children's fear with fascination.
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Number sense every day
Number sense -- an intuitive feel for numbers and their relationships -- develops when children solve problems for themselves.
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Les aliments de demain - Gérard Pascal (audio)

Conférence du 29 février 2000 par Gérard Pascal.

Certains annonçaient il y a quelques décennies l'alimentation future sous forme de pilules. Il n'en a rien été et il n'en sera rien. C'est à partir du progrès rapide des connaissances scientifiques, des innovations technologiques et de la perception par le consommateur du rôle de l'alimentation, que l'on peut tenter de faire des prévisions à court terme. L'alimentation est un facteur d'environnement qui peut non seulemen
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A walk in the Hafod estate, Pont-rhyd-y-groes
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The International economy, and the process of the citizen's revolution in Ecuador
Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado is the current President of the Republic of Ecuador after being re-elected for a second consecutive term in April 2009, he was first elected in late 2006. He served as Minister of Economy from April 2005- August 2005. President Correa Delgado has a Phd in Economics and a Masters in Economic Sciences both from the University of Illinois as well as a Master of Arts in Economía from the Catholic University of Lovaina the New in Belgium. From 1993 – April 2005 he wa
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Can We Still Afford Europe?
With its member states cutting spending sharply, what are the prospects for the EU's budget to 2020? Will Europe be able to meet pressing global challenges? Janusz Lewandowski is European commissioner for financial programming and budget, a position he has held since February 2010. He served as Polish Minister for Privatisation in 1991, and from 1992-93. He received both his Phd (economics) and Masters degree (economics) from the University of Gdansk.
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011- Discours de clôture

Jean-François MATTEI – (Président de la Croix-Rouge française). Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011- Discours de clôture

Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international de la Croix Rouge Française à Nancy sur le thème de la fragilité de l’enfant et de l’adolescent dans une société en mutation. Séance plénière : Adolescents et jeunes adultes : des atouts pour la société. Modérateur : Michel MANCIAUX – (Professeur émérite de pédiatrie sociale et de santé pub
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Sloan Masters in Leadership and Strategy
Hear what Sloan students and alumni have to say about the programme.
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Founding Fathers, Authors of US Constitution Misunderstood
This 3:24 long video is about findings of historians that questions whether some of the Founding Fathers had a belief in religion that was not the same as what some people today believe. Items such as woman's suffrage, slavery, and even Watergate and the Civil War are mentioned. This is an excellent video that shows how religion is treated in the Constitution and the separation of church and state.
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Why Greece should default
Going back to Philip II of Spain in the 16th century, government debt defaults need not be disastrous as long as they accept the reality of their situation. The main problem with Greece is not the prospect of default but the fact that the eurozone has been in denial about its problems. Alan Beattie is the Financial Times world trade editor, he writes about economics, globalisation and development. Born in Chester, he attended a local comprehensive school before graduating from Balliol College,
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Wealth Creation in Developing Countries
This event marks the launch of a new DFID approach to private sector investment in developing countries and is the Department's first high profile outreach to the business community since the formation of the new coalition government. The event is presented in partnership with the Financial Times magazines The Banker and This is Africa. Andrew Mitchell is Secretary of State for International Development. Paul Collier is Professor of Economics at Oxford University and academic co-director of the
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Lionel Robbins Memorial Lectures - Economic Freedom and Public Policy: Economics as a Moral Discipli
Lord Turner will deliver the 2010 Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture Series, running for three consecutive evenings (11/12/13 October). The overall theme of the 3 lectures is Economics after the Crisis. Amid the financial crash there was much talk of a crisis of capitalism and the need for a revolution in economics. Two years on much work is in hand to reform global financial regulation, but it is not clear that the crisis will produce change as radical as initially supposed. Adair Turner will argu
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - L’addictologie, sa place dans la cité. (video)

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Dépendance - Drogue - Addictologie.

Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - L’addictologie, sa place dans la cité : réflexion partagée avec les usagés ou … il était une fois la RDR marseillaise.

Résumé : En prenant le pouvoir sur leur prise en charge, les usagers de drogues ont transformé les approches des médecins : la réduction des ri
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Animal Minds
This panel discussion will provide historical and contemporary perspectives on animal cognition and will consider the challenges facing the study of animal minds. Nicola Clayton is professor of comparative cognition at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of the Royal Society. Erica Fudge is professor of English studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Strathclyde. Gregory Radick is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Leeds.
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Record and report on sedimentation and clarification processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on recording and reporting requirements for the sedimentation and clarification processes in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: record relevant information and report back. The task is to record and report on work completed in the sedimentation and clarification processes.
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Peep and the Big Wide World-Peep Feet

Tom the cat tries to convince the birds to move out of his sun by telling them that there is a beautiful flower they need to go see. He tells them that it is six steps past the ravine. They don't find it. How big is a step? Turns out it means one thing to a cat, another thing to a r
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Ash Erupts from Brimstone Vent: NW Rota 2009 Expedition
White billowing plume full of sulfur and ash erupts out of Brimstone vent. Credits: Bill Chadwick, OSU, 541-867-0179, bill.chadwick@oregonstate.edu All video copyright by Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (AIVL/WHOI). Video from the expedition is also available in HD format from AIVL/WHOI, but prior arrangement and licensing of the imagery from AIVL/WHOI is required for its use. Information about the videos: There are 8 edited video clips in DV form
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Lucy, la pionnière (audio)

A l’occasion du colloque « Les sciences dans les années 70 », Yves Coppens revient sur son activité de paléontologiste et sur les nombreuses campagnes de fouilles menées dès les années 1920 dans le cadre de la recherche sur les origines de l’homme. Il retrace en particulier les prémices et la découverte dans les années 70 de l’Australopithecus afarensis, la célèbre Lucy.

Très médiatisée lors de sa découverte car elle détenait le record du plus vieil hominid
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