Top 10 debating topics for students

We are just about to get into some class debating.  Here are a few suggestions that you might like to use with your students.

Are social networking sites harmful?

Is it acceptable for society to put someone to death?

Should animal testing be legal
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Description: Windward Islands. 'Topography. A general view of Castries, St. Lucia, and its harbour'. Photograph No.: D. 106686. Official Windward Is
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Queen Pharaoh - Hatshepsut 3of3
The life and accomplishments of the first and most powerful female Pharaoh of Egypt is the subject of this 14 minute video and shows some of the work that she accomplished as well as insights into possible mysteries about her life. A good overview.
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Cool sounds at Norway's ice music festival
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews A lot of shapes are sculpted from ice, but they're seldom fully functional musical instruments. Except if they're part of Norway's Ice Music Festival, which celebrates earth's most precious resource. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
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Lighthouse in Cape North
This video of the lighthouse in Cape North is narrated by the keeper.  He explains what the lighthouse does and what his job of maintaining it entails as well as some historical information. (02:43)
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第13回時計台サロン「北海道農業は気候変動にどう向き合うか?」に「北
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Open Classroom - 2/29/12 #5 Alison Fong
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/29/12: Feeding Boston: The View from the Front Lines Lectures: Maureen Timmons - Director of Dining Services, Northeastern University Jose Duarte - Chef/Owner, Taranta Alison Fong - Owner, Bon Me food truck Phil Bannatyne - Owner, Cambridge Brewing Company The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs selects a critica
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Gazans stock up on food during temporary truce
Gazans take to the streets to stock up on food and supplies during a humanitarian truce requested by the U.N and agreed upon by Israel and Hamas. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nation
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FORMATIC 2012 – Table ronde : TIC dans les parcours de formation des personnels de santé.

Titre : FORMATIC 2012 – Table ronde et débat sur la question : Place et perspectives de la formation aux Systèmes d'Information et TIC dans les parcours de formation des personnels de santé.
Auteur(s) : Avec la participation de :
- Dominique Monguillon (Conseillère Pédagogique Nationale à la DGOS).
- Pr Antoine Flahault (Directeur de l’EHESP – Ecole des Hautes Etudes de Santé Publique à Rennes).
- Joëlle Kozlowski (Présidente du CEFIEC Comité d’Ent
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Human Biology Chapter 18.3: Hearing and Vestibular Sensation
Willy Cushwa
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the relationship of amplitude and frequency of a sound wave to attributes of sound Trace the path of sound […]

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Anne Hindley - Part time PhD student from the UK
Watch Anne Hindley, a part-time PhD student from the UK in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme, why she chose our department and what she is studying.
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Laila Elmahgary - Full time PhD student from Finland/Egypt
Watch Laila Elmahgary, a full-time PhD student from Finland/Egypt in the International Centre for Events, Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Metropolitan University talk about the PhD programme and what the facilities and benefits of full time study are.
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Sesame Street: Will.i.am Sings "What I Am"
Will.i.am sings "What I Am" as part of Sesame Street's 41st season. This song features a message of liking and believing in oneself.  It compliments the Common Core test exemplar poem: "By Myself" by Eloise Greenfield. (01:52)
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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09.03.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die privaten Gläubiger Griechenlands haben mit großer Mehrheit der historischen Umschuldung zugestimmt. Wie die Regierung in Athen mitteilte, lag die Annahmequote bei dem Anleihetausch bei 85,8 Prozent. Trotz der hohen freiwilligen Beteiligung der Investoren will Griechenland den Schuldenerlass aber erzwingen. Dann würde die Quote auf 95,7 Prozent steig
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Author(s): Jill Taylor,Catherine Coates,Trudie Roberts,Chris

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16.881 Robust System Design (MIT)
This course was created for the "product development" track of MIT's System Design and Management Program (SDM) in conjunction with the Center for Innovation in Product Development.  After taking this course, a student should be able to: Formulate measures of performance of a system or quality characteristics. These quality characteristics are to be made robust to noise affecting the system. Sythesize and select design concepts for robustness. Identify noise factors whose variation may aff
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Rhythmic Study: Simple Rhythms in 2/4
Rhythmic studies in 2/4 meter.
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New Orleans 2012 - Candlelight Prayer Service
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