Student life, Finnish conversation questions
Student life, Finnish conversation questions.
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Measuring methane above the Arctic
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Michelle Cain of the University of Cambridge and Stéphane Bauguitte of the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements explain how and why they're measuring methane in the atmosphere above the Arctic -- a region that's warming twice as fast as anywhere else on our planet.
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A Video of Molecules
This video shows how various molecules look. For example, water consisting of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.

The others are: glucose, sucrose, amylose, stearic acid, oleic, glycerol, trigglyceride, phospholipid, alenine, serine, leucine, phenyaleine, hexapeptide, peroxide, dioxiribose, thymine, atp, dna, amylpectin and cellulose.

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Interview with Oscar F. Gil-Garcaa
In this podcast Oscar F. Gil-Garcia is interviewed about his work on the photographic project 'Guatemalan forced migration: the politics of care in representing refugees'. In this podcast Oscar F. Gil-Garcia is in conversation with Sean Loughna. The photographic exhibition 'Guatemalan forced migration: the politics of care in representing refugees' is a collaboration between photographer, Manuel Gil, and doctoral research student in Sociology, Oscar Gil. It explores the mechanisms of representat
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 3/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 4/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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John Brown's Raid in 1859
This video is accompanied by text. "Tension between the North and South over the slavery issue grew more intense as the election of 1860 drew near. Violent reaction to the Kansas-Nebraska Act spread rapidly throughout the nation. The Supreme Court’s Dred Scott decision deepened the divide between Northerners and Southerners—antislavery supporters and proslavery-ites. In 1859, fifty-nine-year-old John Brown devised a plan to provoke a slave revolt to answer the “sacking” of Lawrence, Kans
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Too Much Information? Quality Control for Emerging Multiplex Assays
"Multiplex assays present unique challenges for quality control in the clinical laboratory. This lecture presents four strategies to address these challenges and demonstrates the importance of the assay type and intended data analysis for the design of appropriate QC procedures." Steve Master, MD, PhD 2/12/2014
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Inventions in Glass
Toledo inventor Michael J.Owens (1859-1923) invented a much more
efficient glass bottling machine which helped end child labor and
revolutionized glass making.

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Chlldren At Work, 1908-1912
The photographs of Lewis Hine document children in the workplace This is not a video, but a series of eight photos that shows children in the workplace. This is an excellent way to introduce child labor laws, the Progressive Era, and even as the start of a study about child labor around the world today. The pictures are powerful, but there is one of children playing poker.  
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Women's Sufferage Movement - School House Rock
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Women's Suffrage: How They Did It
This two minute video deals with women's suffrage during the Progressive Era. Progressives rallied supporters for a Constitutional Amendment. It goes into the approaches used and the impact of their actions. Good depth.
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Suffrage leader Lucy Burns
Suffrage leader Lucy Burns (1879-1966) was imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia, probably in November 1917, after she and others were arrested for picketing the White House in support of a federal amendment granting women the right to vote. Good photos showing acts of civil disobedience. Good photos and well worth showing.

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Susan B. Anthony & the Right to Vote in a Nutshell
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History of Women's Right to Vote in the U.S.
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The New World
[NOTE:  Some of this information is outdated, but it is nonetheless useful to see how the information was presented 40 years ago.]  Europeans begin to travel to North America, "The New World," to claim its vast riches and establish colonies. Over time, Great Britain's influence on the eastern side of the continent grows to 13 colonies which would become the United States. Video production is old but information is good. Run time 29:00.
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The Greatest American Inventions
The Greatest American Inventions are shown here with slides and text with background music. A little more than half of the slides show the authentic inventions while others are more modern images of the inventions. Fair quality video.

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U.S. Railroad History Map 1830 - 1990s
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The Civil War and Its Effects
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15.821 Listening to the Customer (MIT)
The 15.821 and 15.822 Sequence Marketing research may be divided into methods that emphasize understanding "the customer" and methods that emphasize understanding "the market." This course (15.821) deals with the customer and emphasizes qualitative methods (interviews, focus groups, Voice of the Customer, composing questions for a survey). The companion course (15.822) deals with the market and emphasizes quantitative methods (sampling, survey execution, quantitative data interpretation, conjoin
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