Fooled by Nature: Beaver Dams
On Animal Planet's series "Fooled by Nature," beavers create dams in
order collect more water and store food. One beaver can chop down 200
trees a year and it only takes a few hours for them to gnaw through and this three minute video shows them how they do it and why.

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Assignment Discovery: The Four Types of Plants
This 40 second video quickly reviews the 4 different types of plants:
bryophytes, ferns and fern allies, gymnosperms and angiosperms. A quick introduction.

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Six Traits of Writing
This 20 minute lecture is on using the Six Traits of Writing. It includes student examples and moves slowly through the traits.
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Brush Your Teeth Now!
This cute video will show young learners how to correctly brush their teeth with a fun song. Some of the lyrics include "Brush your teeth everybody. Won't you show me how? Brush at the back. Brush at the Front" Words to the song appear at bottom of screen as song is sung.
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Shuttle Crew Says Farewell, Closes Hatches
At 7:23 a.m. Sunday, hatches were closed between Endeavour and the station 12 days, 22 hours and 27 minutes into the mission. The hatches between the two spacecraft were opened at 7:38 a.m. on May 18 and were open for joint crew operations for a total of 10 days, 23 hours, and 45 minutes.
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Cranial Nerve Exam: Abnormal Examples: Cranial Nerves 9 & 10 - Motor
When the patient says "ah" there is excessive nasal air escape. The palate elevates more on the left side and the uvula deviates toward the left side because the right side is weak. This patient has a deficit of the right 9th & 10th cranial nerves. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of th
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The Genomic Revolution
This Web site, created to complement the museum's The Genomic Revolution exhibition, examines the mapping of the genome and its implications.
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Hurricane Bonnie from TRMM with Cloud Tower: August 22, 1998 (Short Version)
These compelling images are from Hurricane Bonnie showing a cumulonimbus storm cloud, towering like a sky scraper, 59,000 feet (18 kilometers) into the sky from the eyewall. These images were obtained on Saturday, 22 August 1998, by the worlds first space-born rain RADAR aboard the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), a joint U.S.-Japanese mission. Launched November 27, 1997, the TRMM spacecraft continues to provide exciting new insight into cloud systems over tropical oceans. By comparis
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Hurricane Bonnie from TRMM with Cloud Tower: August 22, 1998 (Long Version)
These compelling images are from Hurricane Bonnie showing a cumulonimbus storm cloud, towering like a sky scraper, 59,000 feet (18 kilometers) into the sky from the eyewall. These images were obtained on Saturday, 22 August 1998, by the worlds first space-born rain RADAR aboard the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), a joint U.S.-Japanese mission. Launched November 27, 1997, the TRMM spacecraft continues to provide exciting new insight into cloud systems over tropical oceans. By comparis
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Hurricane Bonnie (1998) Dissolving Crystal Cathedral View of Precipitation with TRMM Data
This is another experiment in using transparency to represent isosurfaces from TRMM data
Author(s): Alan Nelson,Chris Kummerow,Greg Shirah,Tom Biddlec

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Hurricane Bonnie (1998) Crystal Cathedral View of Precipitation with TRMM Data
This animation is an early experiment in using transparency for representing precipitation isosurfaces with TRMM data.
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Hurricane Alberto from TRMM: August 8, 2000
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El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature, Height, and Wind Anomalies: January 1997 through November 1
An animation of sea surface temperature, height, and wind anomalies in the Pacific for January 1997 through November 1998. (Wind anomalies stop at October 1998.)
Author(s): Antonio Busalacchi,Greg Shirah

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El Nino: Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly and Sea Surface Wind Anomaly from September 1996 to Septemb
NCEP sea surface temperature anomaly and FSU COAPS surface wind stress anomaly in the Pacific from September 1996 to September 1997
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Total Ozone over Antarctica from TOMS: Jul 1, 1998 through Oct 1, 1998 (Rotation to Pole)
Total ozone over Antarctica for the period July 1, 1998 through October 1, 1998 as measured by Earth Probe TOMS. Dark blue represents regions of low ozone and red represents regions of high ozone.
Author(s): Greg Shirah,Paul Newman

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"Bioethics, Spring 2009"
" This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do pe
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Curating Tate Modern: Nine Years, Nine Exhibitions
In her nine years at Tate Modern internationally renowned curator Jessica Morgan has curated numerous group and solo exhibitions. Her talk reviewed these exhibitions, and discussed the rise of Tate Modern, now the most-visited modern art gallery in the wo (Running Time 67:59)
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