Finding Racial Stereotypes in Popular Culture
In this lesson students analyze current media and determine if racial stereotyping exists and consider causes of and remedies for racial stereotyping.
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Getting Organized
The aim of this lesson is to enable students to recognize the importance of organizational skills in achieving study goals. It is the second lesson in the study skills series and is intended to support adult learners who are embarking on a course of study and need to acquire skills which will help them to be successful. The lessons are designed as a package with key skills reinforced in each subsequent lesson so that a study culture is developed over time. They can be delivered sequentially or u
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Arctic Ozone from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003
This visualization shows the northern hemisphere ozone hole from February 1, 2003 through March 30, 2003.
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Photography@Google: Moose Peterson, "Captured"
Moose stops by the Googleplex to discuss his latest work, his passion for aviation, and his recent conservation trips. Moose's work has direct impact on our world. Captured: Behind the Lens of a Legendary Wildlife Photographer is more than just a photography book-it's a chronicle of more than 30 years'worth of unbelievable moments that only nature can reveal. And Moose Peterson is more than just a wildlife photographer-he's a storyteller in both prose and pictures. If you're looking for the ul
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Webpages on the history of astronomy by Robert Harry van Gent
Robert van Gent of the University of Utrecht has created this collection of Web pages on calendars, chronology, timekeeping, celestial cartography and the history of astronomy. The pages are mostly in English with a few in Dutch. Some pages are still under construction. Topics covered include: historical telescopes in the Netherlands, Internet bibliographies on the history of astronomy and astronomical instruments, Isaac Newton and astrology, historical celestial atlases on the Web, historical g
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Lemon Shark--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Lemon Shark. This stocky, powerful shark is named for its pale yellow-brown to grey skin, which lacks any distinctive markings. This provides perfect camouflage when swimming over the sandy seafloor in its coastal habitat. It has a flattened head with a short, broad snout, and the second dorsal fin is almost as large as the first. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world con
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Science Sampler: Magic termites—Exploring scientific inquiry
The objective of the termite experiment is to walk students through the process of designing and conducting an experiment while allowing them to use inquiry-based methods to infer why, in this lab, termites follow the line of blue Bic or Paper Mate brand ballpoint pens. This experiment also reinforces the concept of observation versus inference and introduces independent and dependent variables. Students not only identify variables, but also identify constants in their experiment.
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Antarctica Today
Take a trip to Earth’s freezer – the coldest, windiest, driest, place on Earth. How long has Antarctica been like it is today? That’s what polar researchers want to find out. Meet ANDRILL, the Antarctic drilling team in this video. (7:32)
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President Faust Visits the JB Petit High School for Girls, in Mumbai, India
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“Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It” (video)
Robert Pape photoA talk by Robert Pape, Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago. In their book "Cutting the Fuse", Robert A. Pape, James K. Feldman and the Chicago Project on Security and Terrorism examine every suicide terrorist attack worldwide from 1980 to 2009, nearly 2200 attacks in all. In this talk, Robert Pape presents their finding that contr
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Preparing a project
Managing projects is something most managers will find themselves doing at some point in their career. This unit aims to provide an overview of the features of a project and the issues that arise in managing a project.
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Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes
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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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Green Interns at the University of Memphis - Fall 2013
Green Internships are focused on sustainability as well as gaining valuable workplace experience. For more on Green Internships at the University of Memphis, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/internships/
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Color Blind Test
This 1:17 long video provides some images in which may indicated color blindness. Color Blindness is mainly the result of hereditary deficient X chromosome. Because men only have 1 X chromosome, they are more likely to be color blind. A good video to show all students individually so as not to embarrass them.  No audio.
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Formation médicale 2011 - Les stages d’externe à temps plein : l’acquisition des savoirs.

Titre : Formation médicale 2011 - Les stages d’externe à temps plein : une aide pour l’acquisition des savoirs et du savoir-être.
Auteurs : Eric Voiglio (Lyon), Caroline Tilikete (Lyon), Isabelle Durieu (Lyon), Françoise Borson-Chazot (Lyon), François Delahaye (Lyon),
Gilles Rode (Lyon), Jérôme Etienne (Lyon)
Résumé : La fusion de trois facultés de médecine (Lyon-Nord, Grange Blanche et Laënnec) en une seule (Lyon-Est) à la rentrée 2009-2010 a abouti à l
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Poem: You Never Hear the Garden Grow
This video segment from Between the Lions features an animated poem about gardens by Lilian Moore that is rich with vocabulary. The poem tells about all of the grand things that happen as a garden grows, and it all happens without a sound. All text appears on screen. Featured vocabulary includes: garden, grow, seeds, roots, earth, leaves, stems, ground, pea pods, fatten, growing, reach, heaves, and unfurl. This video segment provides a resource for Fluency, Vocabulary, Language and Voc
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CAV Nancy 2012 oncogériatrie – Thérapies ciblées chez le patient âgé.

Titre : CAV Nancy 2012 oncogériatrie – Thérapies ciblées chez le patient âgé : concept, mécanismes d’action, perspectives.
Auteur : Jean-Louis MERLIN, (laboratoire de biologie des tumeurs, CAV, Nancy).
Résumé : Thérapies ciblées chez le patient âgé : concept, mécanismes d’action, perspectives.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
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Calendar of the Cecil Papers in Hatfield House, Volume 1 - 1306-1571
Calendars a few miscellaneous earlier documents, but largely concentrates on the period 1539-1571.
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21A.453 Anthropology of the Middle East (MIT)
This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa. Starting with the history of the ways in which the West has discovered, translated and written about the Orient, we will consider how power and politics play roles in the production of culture, narrative and performance. This approach assumes that performance, verbal art, and oral literature lend themselves to spontaneous adaptation and to oblique expression of ideas and opinions
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