21H.235 Metropolis: History of New York City (MIT)
Hitherto it had gone by the original Indian name Manna-hatta, or as some still have it, 'The Manhattoes'; but this was now decried as savage and heathenish... At length, when the council was almost in despair, a burgher, remarkable for the size and squareness of his head, proposed that they should call it New-Amsterdam. The proposition took every body by surprise; it was so striking, so apposite, so ingenious. The name was adopted by acclamation, and New-Amsterdam the metropolis was thenceforth
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Buzz Game
Have a go at encouraging biodiversity on a farm. Play on your own or against your classmates. The Buzz game has been developed to simulate changes you can make to a field over three years. Choose your field margins, beetle banks and bird crop and away you go! The BUZZ game is suitable for all ages.
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Stable Isotopes
This site features a lecture about isotope fractionation from a geochemistry course offered by Dr. Scott Wood at the University of Idaho. Topics include isotopic fractionation and the fundamental reasons for its occurrence, the notation used in measuring and reporting stable isotope fractionation, isotopic variations of meteoric waters with respect to latitude and altitude, the use of oxygen and hydrogen isotopes as tracers of the origin of waters, the use of stable isotopes as geothermometers,
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Pete Seeger: Exclusive Clips and Interviews
This 2:28 video shows Seeger in concert singing "This Little Light of Mine." If you let the video run the three parts of the interview are shown reflecting his beliefs. Good insights for a student trying to understand how music can reflect a person's beliefs in making the world better. There are also interviews by Arlo Guthrie and Natalie Maines.
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381 GG Prepositions
The fascinating history of English prepositions (yes, really). If you are trying to learn about prepositions, try Grammar Girl's new iPad game called Grammar Pop. You match words with their part of speech, including prepositions. You can also find Grammar Girl's books at http://j.mp/allGGbooks
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How to make watermelon chips
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/03/how-to-create-fruit-with-potato-properties.html
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Cooling Towers AA98_06099

Lincolnshire. General view showing cooling towers at an unidentified power station. Photographed by Eric de Mare.


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Which Tools to Diagnose and Monitor HHV-6 Infection- From Theory to Practice - A. Gautheret-Dejean
Which Tools to Diagnose and Monitor HHV-6 Infection- From Theory to Practice - A. Gautheret-Dejean
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To listen, read, write: Were fehlt Ihnen?
You will learn how to converse with a doctor, you will learn how to write a doctor's note.
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Postcodes uncovered
Op het einde van deze les kun je inhoudsvragen over het historische, technische en affectieve aspect van Britse postcodes beantwoorden.
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Hot Problem Solving
Student teams follow the steps of the engineering design process to meet the challenge of getting their entire class from one location on the playground to the sidewalk without touching the ground between. The class develops a well thought-out plan while following the steps of the engineering design process. Then, they test their solution by going outside and trying it out. Through the post-activity assessment, they compare their problem-solving experience to real life engineering challenges, su
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Activity 26

Mainstream photographers, as we have seen, identified with traditions in the fine arts and aspirations of refinement and moral improvement. However, fairground and seaside operators exploited photography as a form of cheap popular entertainment. This and the fact that itinerants usually worked on spec rather than to commission ensured that they were generally viewed with contempt by the photographic establishment.

Contempt pervades the article entitled ‘Five minutes in a photogra
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Learn to read and spell through play

 

Games designed by a dyslexia specialist teacher which cause a dramatic improvement with childrens' reading and spelling whilst having fun. The games are suitable for early readers as well as children with dyslexia.

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Getroffen door de bliksem!
At the end of this unit you can understand an informative text on a website about lightning safety.
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ANSO 103-02, Introductory Anthropology, Spring 2007
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,This class will consider human culture, its development and variations through diachronic and comparative perspectives of certain aspects of cultural systems. Anthropology is not about documenting bizarre human customs; anthropology is about exploring the range of normal behavior. This course is about exploring the range of human behaviors and fostering an appreciation of the diversity of human
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Argumentation Ethics and Liberty: A Concise Guide

Professor Hans-Hermann Hoppe burst onto the Austrolibertarian scene in the late 1980s, when he moved to the United States to study under and work with his mentor Murray Rothbard. Since his arrival, Professor Hoppe has produced a steady stream of pioneering contributions to economic and libertarian theory. A key contribution of Professor Hoppe is his provocative "argumentation-ethics" def
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Arbeidsongeval of geen arbeidsongeval?
At the end of this unit you can understand information about one's rights concerning industrial accidents.
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Types of Clouds
This is a short slide show of various cloud types that is accompanied by music (the song Stormy Weather).
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The Pulley
Eureka! shows viewers how a pulley works to lift a heavy object. If you double the number of ropes supporting the weight, you double the mechanical advantage. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's.  The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way.  Good for students of any elementary school level. 
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