The Story of Stuff - Chapter 1
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary with playful chalkboard diagrams and an animated presenter. This first chapter gives an overview of the "Materials Economy: A system in crisis". Annie Leonard explains the overview of the five part cycle of materials: Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal. Chapters 2-6 explain each of these parts and Chapter 7 is a summary.  Run time 02:37  Be advised that the present
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Ongezonde voeding : Overgewicht bij Vlaamse baby's
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Dit leermiddel informeert ons over de problematiek van overgewicht bij Vlaamse baby's, op basis van een krantenartikel.
Zestien vragen en een kruiswoordraadsel testen het inzicht en interpretatie van de tekst. Een correctiesleutel is …


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Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
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Unlocking the Mysterious Connection Between Taste, Smell, and Memory
The cause of the so-called "Proustian experience" of recalling a vivid memory through taste or smell is well documented, but its cause continues to confound scientists. Biologist Stuart Firesteing from Columbia University discusses the mystery.  The video is in lecture format. (05:25)
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Acknowledgements

This course was written by Dr Sue Asbee

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the followi
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Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes?  This professional video includes narration.  (02:24)
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Octopus Defense
Professional video shows how the Cyanea Octopus seems to like its solitary life, and will use its unique ink power to keep it that way as it shoots a stream at a stray bird. Grades 5-12. 50 sec.
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How the baby boomers took their children's future
During a visit to the university to present a lecture, David Willetts MP, Shadow Minister for Universities and Skills, spoke to Peter Dunn about his new book "The Pinch: How the baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back" which looks at intergenerational relations in Britain and argues that the baby boomer generation born between 1945 and 1965 have thrived at the expense of their children.
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Hepatitis C
This is a video interview of an expert on Hepatitis C. Good explanation of the disease symptoms, progress, and treatment. It is estimated that one in every 10 Americans have Hepatitis C. Known as "a silent killer," many people are unaware they are infected, leaving them vulnerable to liver damage and other health problems.  28:50 min.
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Hepatitis C Animation
Short animation showing how Hepatitis C infection takes place. Includes how the infection affects the body. 1:23 min.
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A dragon's tale
 Former Dragons' Den star and high-profile entrepreneur, Rachel Elnaugh, speaks to the UON podcast between her popular talks to first year students in the Nottingham University Business School.

Rachel speaks candidly about her book "Business Nightmares", and what these 800 first-year students on the Entrepreneurship and Business programme can expect in the future.

We also hear from Professor Martin Binks,
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"Why I Went to Iraq…Three Years Later"
japan protest poster A talk by Noriaki Imai, student environmental and peace activist. At 18 years of age, Noriaki Imai traveled to Iraq to study the effects of depleted uranium on Iraqi children. While in Iraq, he was taken hostage and threatened to be killed unless Japan withdrew its troops from Iraq. Fortunately, he was released alive, but when he returned
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Active Gaming Research
In this video, the university shares the information they have learned about active gaming, along with the impact it has had on students' lives.  The active gaming labs use technology to improve learning along with a new type of physical education within the schools and encourages children to use technology while still being physically active. Run time 03:04.
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Learn to Speak French - Days of the Week
This video features the days of the week in English and French and is suitable for all beginning French-language learners.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
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Rhino - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon rhino.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist-to-be can follow the given steps and be successful. (03:50)
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Cute Sheep - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon sheep.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (4:13)
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Cute Tiger - Drawing Tutorial
This video is a drawing tutorial for creating a cute cartoon tiger.  It is narrated well, and the steps of the drawing are very simple to follow.  Any artist to be can follow the given steps and be successful. (04:26)
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3.4 Experience – making distinctions based on a tradition and constructing a history

Experience, and learning from experience, will be a major theme throughout this unit. The model of experiential learning developed by David Kolb is increasingly well known and used as a conceptual basis for the design of all sorts of processes from curricula to consultancies (Figure 32
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Un grupo de estudiantes de la escuela taller del Palacio Real de Madrid

Actividad 17

En esta actividad va a escuchar a un grupo de estudiantes de la escuela taller del Palacio Real de Madrid, que hablarán sobre el arte y la artesanía. Recuerde que ya ha visto estrategias para comprender una
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