Dancebeat Explosion (Interactive Game)
Answer musical trivia questions to earn cool dance moves. If you win, you get to watch your character dance, dance, dance! "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition by teaching basic musical concepts and performance skills through the study of popular song styles from around the world.
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BusinessCast 241 with Christof Meyer (MBA'09)
We're back! It's a new year and we're kicking it off with a conversation with Christof Meyer (MBA '09), a Senior Innovation Associate for Prophet, a branding and marketing firm with an office in Richmond, VA. Christof is guest lecturing in Darden's "Hot Topics in Marketing" course and talks about innovation and how Darden students can get a "leg up" in the marketing industry. In Darden headlines: "MLK Celebrations", "Digital Playbook" and "Strategic Leadership at the Top". The Darden BusinessCa
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Verb Song from Grammaropolis - "Lights! Camera!! Action Verb!!!" (Action and Linking Verbs)
Students will enjoy this cute animated video filled with funny characters as they learn about action and linking verbs. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review action and linking verbs in the classroom. (3:55)
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Hall of Biodiversity
Just like the permanent exhibit it was created to complement, the online Hall of Biodiversity showcases the beauty, diversity, and abundance of life on Earth while warning of the threats posed by human activity. Along with a brief introduction to the exhibit, it includes these four sections: Spectrum of Life - A virtual journey through 3.5 billion years of evolution on Earth. The interactive cladogram includes detailed information on more than 25 diverse life forms. Transformation of the Biosphe
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1.6.1 High culture

It has been said that high culture unites Europeans, while low culture separates them. Another way of putting it is to say that the European elites share a considerable amount of culture, while the masses do not.

For Mike Featherstone it is legitimate to talk about European culture in the sense of a ‘symbolic representation, a historic idea which has developed above that of the nation state, yet does not entail the elimination of national cultural affiliations’ (Featherstone, 1
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Bangladesh opposition on hunger strike
July 13 - Bangladesh's opposition party and its supporters begin an eight-hour hunger strike in protest over police allegedly injuring their chief whip, and the abolition of their non-partisan, caretaker government system. Nick Rowlands reports.
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Bernanke: Fed ready to act
July 13 - Summary of business headlines: Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke lays the groundwork for possibility of further stimulus; Netflix hikes subscription price by 60 percent. Conway Gittens reports.
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Wall St. hails Fed chief comments
July 13 - Summary of business headlines: Wall Street, Europe break three-day slump; U.S. Senators want News Corp probe; Greece debt downgraded further into junk bond status. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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Introduction

This unit discusses the future of Europe, and it looks particularly closely at what may happen to the smaller political units presently existing below the level of the nation-state. These include nation-regions like Scotland and Wales, larger entities like the German Länder, and smaller more recently created regions with less existing cultural unity. Despite the very large differences between them, for our purposes all these political entities are called ‘regions’. The un
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Summary

In this section, you have begun to explore your knowledge about what language is and how you use it in your everyday life. In particular, you have seen that:

  • language (including literacy) is an inescapable part of everyday life;

  • language is a highly developed and specifically human system for making meaning;

  • using language involves coordinating a wide and complex range of knowledge of:

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2.1 Language in everyday life

Language is an ever-present feature of human life. In the developed world in particular, we are surrounded by language. Radio and television provide a soundtrack to the lives of many people. Written language is part of everything from cereal packets and street signs, to relatively new technologies such as email and text messaging. If you were completely alone, far away from any other people or any kind of human contact, how long would it be before words came into your head, perhaps because of
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Diversity Harnessing: Engaging Non-STEM Students in STEM Topics
Christopher Schmitz
This is a short course on a technique termed Diversity Harnessing to engage students who are generally enrolled in non-STEM disciplines in a STEM topic. This course also serves to disseminate […]

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Alcohol Problems: A Health Promotion Approach Module Guide

This module explores strategies for a population wide (Public health) approach to alcohol problems rather than an individual approach. It explores various consequences of alcohol abuse and presents the research processes used to measure this. The focus is on approaches to preventing alcohol problems, ranging from policy and environmental changes to educational and rehabilitation programmes. Some of the readings were chosen to illustrate the main concepts of the module using the follo
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Ping 147: Bing Fund, Maccabees Kinect Video, Bing Maps, MSNBC | Ping!

Special guest co-host, Larry Larsen, chatted it up with Paul Mestemaker in the studio this week.  This makes it another installment of Boys without Foys.  Check out all of the stories and more on this week's episode of Ping:

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1.7.4: Is a picture worth a thousand words?
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
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