Thailand hopes sandbags will save Bangkok
Nov. 3 - Thailand stacks giant sandbags, hoping to prevent floodwater from entering the heart of the Bangkok. Katharine Jackson reports.
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Golden lion tamarin
The golden lion tamarin, a monkey, is endangered because of habitat loss and resultant inbreeding.
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Eye dilation
The iris is the colored part of the eye. The pupil is the dark circle in the middle of the iris. The iris causes the pupil to expand or contract depending on the amount of light in a given area. Once light passes through the pupil, a structure called the lens that is directly behind the pupil focuses the light at the back of the eye. The optic nerve, located at the back of the eye, takes the focused message and relays it to the brain where it is processed into an image.
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The Epic Journey Begins - The Gecko's Journey Commercial
This 30 second commercial from Geico uses humor to relay a persuasive message to the audience.  Commercials are not only relevant to students, but can also be used for a variety of comprehension skills such as: perspective, point of view, cause and effect, compare and contrast, context clues, drawing conclusions, fact and opinion, inference, summarizing, and sequencing.
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An Introduction to Omura, Japan
A college student introduces her hometown of Omura, Japan, in this selection.  The selection contains a slide show of photos with narration by the student.  ( 2:44)
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Neighbourhood nature
There is a fascinating world of nature all around us which we can see if we know how to look for it. Wherever you live, be it in a city or the countryside, you will find areas that support a range of wildlife. This unit will provide you with basic scientific and observational skills so that you can go into your local neighbourhood to discover the animals and plants in open spaces. You will learn how to observe, identify and record the wildlife around you, building up a picture of a small part of
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Portrait of 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry
A look at the lives and work of the 2010 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry Richard F. Heck, Ei-ichi Negishi and Akira Suzuki. For more information see: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2010/
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DMC TV: Veterans Office Dedication Ceremony
On Oct. 21, 2011, Del Mar College celebrated the opening of its new Veterans Office in the Harvin Student Center on the East Campus of Del Mar College. The event coincided with the 2011 Veterans Summit hosted by U.S. Rep Blake Farenthold on the College's East Campus.
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Theories of death & dying
Theories of death & dying
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Hitler's Children
Never has a generation been so completely taken over by a totalitarian state as was the case in Hitler’s Third Reich: at the age of 10 children joined the “Jungvolk” movement, at 14 they joined the Hitler Youth, and at 18 they joined the party, the “Wehrmacht”, the SA, or the SS.
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Thru The Mirror
After falling asleep reading Alice Through the Looking Glass, Mickey dreams about walking through the mirror and entering and opposite world. (8:57)
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Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 2
This video demonstrates how to find an equation of a line tangent and use the tangent to approximate a natural logarithm function.  Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus.  (4:29)
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The carbon cycle: what goes around comes around
Resources provided in this publication will allow you to facilitate your students’ application of carbon, carbon compounds, and carbon cycle knowledge to real environmental issues. In this way they apply knowledge, analyze issues, synthesize concepts, and evaluate proposed solutions.
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Videogames that promote learning

The Education Arcade explores games that promote learning through authentic and engaging play. TEA’s research and development projects focus both on t
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Edward O’Keefe (Synergy Global), John Humphrey and Emilie Wilson (IDS) are interviewed
Edward O’Keefe (Director, Synergy Global), John Humphrey (Team Leader, Globalisation Team, IDS) and Emilie Wilson (Communications Officer, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Considering the role of the extractive industry in the DRC and other areas of conflict’, held at IDS on the 1 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series
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How San Francisco Works: San Francisco City
This four minute video highlights San Francisco's attractions and geography. A good overview.
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
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Newbie Lesson S4 #26 - Japanese Self-Introductions: Make a Great First Impression
As you know, you only get one chance to make a great first impression. When you’re in Japan, you’ll need to quickly and confidently tell people who you are, where you’re from, and what you enjoy doing. These three simple facts about yourself are enough to form lasting friendships. Sentences as simple as, “My name [...]
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