Big, Big, Big (The Adjective Song)
Students will enjoy this cute adjective song. Each adjective has animation or photograph and adjectives are repeated three times. Some of the adjectives are big, short, long, little, clean, dirty, tall, fast, slow. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review adjectives in the elementary classroom. (1:28)
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U.S. to become world's top energy producer by 2035 - IEA
Nov. 12 - The IEA's latest World Energy Outlook shows that extraordinary growth in U.S. oil and natural gas output will dramatically change the global energy map by 2035.
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1 Why do we read prose fiction?

Prose fiction, whether in the form of the novel or the short story, is unarguably the most popular and widely consumed literary genre. One only has to see the proliferation of bookstalls at railway stations and airports, for example, and the predominance of novels over other forms of writing made available in such locations to realise the appeal of fiction.

Take a few moments to think about Why we read fiction? What do we hope to gain from reading stories about imag
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Slade Lectures 2009: Week 3: Naturalism: Flexibility or Failure of Style?
Third lecture from the series "Style versus the State: Naturalism and Avant-gardism in Third Republic France, 1880-1900" given by Professor Richard Thomson as part of the annual Slade Art Lectures. Richard Thomson, Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh, gave the Slade Lectures 2009 in naturalism and style in early Third Republic France. This series of podcasts has been released to coincide with the publication of Professor Thomson's book on this subject: Art of the Actual:
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The concentration camps of the South African War: A social history

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Issues in Foreign Policy: Changes in World Power - Lord Rees-Mogg
Lord Rees-Mogg, former Editor of The Times, gives a free public lecture on the changing international scene.
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Nanotechnology - Richard Jones
Richard Jones, professor of Physics at the University of Sheffield, looks at how we can manipulate matter at the level of individual atoms and molecules and the possible impact this will have on advances of medicine, energy and information technology.
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Civil Rights History Project: Aaron Dixon
Aaron Dixon oral history interview for the Civil Rights History Project conducted by David P. Cline in Seattle, Washington, 2013-05-11.
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Documentaire West Afrika (Togo)

Korte documentaire over het leven in Togo.


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Veto Power and Judicial Review
After both the House and the Senate approve a bill, it moves on to the president for his action. The United States Constitution outlines four actions the president can take. First, and most simply, the president can sign the bill into law. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
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Galileo Biography, Part VI
This is an animated biography of Galilei Galileo from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 03:02.
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PreCalculus - Exponential Functions
The base is a fixed number while the exponent is a variable number. This is a very brief overview. (01:07)
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The Economist explains: Why the Queen still reigns in Canada


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2.4.1 The theological persepective

If we are thinking about individual perspectives on religion, there are three very common and useful terms we can employ: theism, atheism and agnosticism. In everyday parlance, ‘theism’ denotes a belief in God (or, more broadly, a belief in divine or spiritual realities); ‘atheism’ denotes a conviction that there is no God (or divine or spiritual realities); and ‘agnosticism’ indicates a lack of certainty or knowledge (gnosis) one way or the other. Very broadly spea
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The Way David Macaulay Works: Finding Ideas, Making Books and Visualizing Our World
This presentation feels akin to a new Disney ride: During your tour inside David Macaulay’s imagination, prepare to soar over Rome’s great monuments, raft within the human body’s circulatory system, and dismantle and rebuild the Empire State Building.

Don’t expect much in the way of explanation or backgrou

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3.5 The notion of a final solution

Motivating much of Berlin's essay on the two concepts of liberty is a pair of related beliefs. First he believes that the notion of a so-called ‘final solution’, the belief that ultimately all human differences of goal can be reconciled, has led to terrible consequences, often to atrocities. Secondly, he believes that there is not, in principle, any way of resolving the widely different goals that human beings have. There can, then, be no simple panacea to cure all the problems that
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Lecture 5: William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt
David Brown on "William Froude - A Sacred Duty to Doubt". William Froude was born in 1810, and in 1861 published the first theory of ship rolling. This led to studies of powering. Using models he showed that there was no one ideal form and models tested at the corresponding speed could predict accurately the performance of ships; the basis of all later tank testing.
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05 - The Enlightenment and the Public Sphere
While the major philosophical projects of the Enlightenment are associated with the names of individual thinkers such as Montesquieu, Rousseau, and Voltaire, the cultural transformation in France in the years leading up to the Revolution should also be understood in the context of the public sphere and popular press. Alongside such luminaries as those associated with Diderot's Encyclopédie were a host of lesser pamphleteers and libellists eager for fame and some degree of fortune. If the writin
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Church for Sale
This Wide Angle video reports on the sale of The Sacred Heart Church in central Limerick, Ireland which has been holding services for almost 150 years.
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The Seven Sacraments - Part #4
Discusses the seven sacraments. Talks about how you receive the seven sacraments, sacred in church and being attentive.
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