Journalist Justin Catanoso on Climate Change in the Rainforest
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/project/south-america-peru-global-warming-rainforest-cloud-forest-ecosystem-research-greenhouse-gas When it comes to climate change, the focus of research and public attention tends to focus on how rising temperatures impact the environment and species of colder climes. Less is understood about the tropics where rainforests absorb greenhouse gases, play a major role in the earth's water cycle and help regulate global temperatures. Journalist Justin Catanoso
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SENSORY DETAILS AND TRANSITIONS
This video provides a brief explanation of how sensory details and transitions are used in writing.  This video was made for a "flipped" classroom (meaning students are introduced to a concept first through the video), but would be suitable to complement any lesson on using sensory detail in writing.  It also covers transition words.  (03:19)
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Conflict in Libya: Author Hisham Matar on War and the Gaddafi Regime
Citizens of Libya had grown tired of living in a dictatorship, and on February 15, 2011, a series of peaceful protests began. They were seeking to remove the leader, Muammar Gaddafi, who had been leading the country since he overthrew King Idris I in 1969. However, this attempted revolution grew violent. In this video, WatchMojo.com speaks with Libyan author Hisham Matar. When talking about his second book, Anatomy of a Disappearance, it is also important to get context about the Libyan situatio
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How American declared its independence. I never did go over the WJ Stone Sc Wash on the Declaration. It's about the paper the copy was printed on. Info here:...
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The video goes through numbers at a slow pace for young learners.  The number is shown, spelled and spoken in each clip.
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Open Classroom - 10/17/12 - #1 Introduction by Barry Bluestone & Michael Dukakis
The 2012 Election: Policy Advice to the President Topic for 10/18/12: Foreign Policy and Homeland Security-- Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan
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The Cuban Missile Crisis: regional perspectives 50 years on [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Antoni Kapcia, Professor Hal Klepak, Dr Carlos Alzugaray Treto | October 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis. This panel will re-evaluate the impact of the crisis on relations both within the Americas and between the superpowers. Antoni Kapcia is professor in Latin American history, University of Nottingham. Hal Klepak is professor of history and warfare studies at the Royal Military College of Canada. Carlos Alzugaray Treto is professor at the Cent
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The FAVOR project - University of Southampton final report.
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"Little Snowflake" Song from Super Simple Songs
Little Snowflake brings together the same team that created the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star video to tell a short story of a snowman brought to life by the magic and beauty of snowfall. As he tries to ice skate, he learns the value of perseverance and teamwork. Along the way, we get to learn and review parts of the body (head, nose, hand).
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Reflections on digital literacies and openness within professional practice
This resource is an OER produced as part of the Digital Futures in Education (DeFT) project funded as a part of the third phase of the HEA/JISC/UKOER programme. The project's aim was to develop guidance on digital literacy practices in education and the use of OER in teaching and learning.The case study was undertaken by Sarah Butler, a secondary English PGCE tutor at Sheffield Hallam University, and involved 20 students from the 2011/2012 cohort. This long-running and well-established course is
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Elon "Stop Hunger Now" meal packing 2012
Elon University teamed up with Stop Hunger Now to package 35,000 meals on Saturday October 20, 2012. The annual event was held in East Gym and was sponsored by Campus Kitchen and the Elon Volunteers.
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Architectural Computing in School and Real Designing
The existing system of architectural education ( including computer ) as has shown practice has appeared not absolutly perfect. It not capable to dynamic changes, active introduction of a new engineering and computer technologies, to realization about of the inquiries of a modern time. It suggest of a way of search of new models of computer training. The computer education is represented by us as certain a universal system, which permits to solve the problem of arcitectural education at a higher
Author(s): Agranovich-Ponomareva. E., Litvinova, A. And Micki

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Lesson 10 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 10 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Soyuz TMA-06M Spacecraft Mated to Rocket
At the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft is mated to its Soyuz booster rocket. The Soyuz is being prepared for its launch to the International Space Station on Oct. 23.
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Presidential debate takes on China - and China viewers react
Oct. 23 - China has been the target of tough rhetoric throughout the U.S. presidential debates - and the final exchange was no exception. What do professionals based in China think of the candidates' views?
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Vineyard robot will prune like a pro
Oct. 22 - A French engineer is offering wine-growers an efficient way to prune their vines without breaking their back - a robot designed to do it for them. While Wall-Ye (pron: Wall-Yee) the robot is still a work in progress, wine growers who've seen it are drinking to its potential. Jim Drury reports.
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Met deze app kunnen peuters en kleuters puzzels maken op een smartphone of tablet. Eerst krijgen ze de volledige puzzel te zien en daarna verspreiden de stukjes zich over het scherm. De tekening blijft ook zichtbaar als ondersteuning om de juiste …


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Sports Spread: Slow start a no-no for Man Utd v Chelsea
Oct. 25 - Man Utd will have to shore up their leaky defence if they're to keep Chelsea's rampant attacking talent at bay. Plus a preview of all the other weekend Premier League action.
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