Sound Wave Experiment
In this fun and simple experiment, children will learn how sound travels from one end to the other. The words are on the screen as the narrator says them. Simple animation and easy-to understand narrative. (03:37)
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Strategic Choices for Success
David Molian, Programme Director of the Business Growth & Development Programme (BGP) talks about how to make successful strategic choices in growing businesses.
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Promethean Tips - Flipchart Pages
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Unstoppable
Former UGA track athlete Jarryd Wallace willingly opted to have his leg amputated at age 20 after several years of battling chronic compartment syndrome. Driven by his faith, Jarryd overcame physical barriers and continued to train and compete. In the summer of 2012, two years after his surgery, he was chosen to represent the U.S. in the Paralympic Games in London.
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Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Roy Lichtenstein, Rouen Cathedral Set V, 1969, oil and magna on canvas, 3 canvases: 63-5/8 x 141-7/8 x 1-3/4 inches or 161.61 x 360.36 x 4.45 cm (SFMOMA). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, (03:10).
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The Exchange: Exxon is America's Energy Policy
Rob Cox talks to Steve Coll, author of "Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power," about the pros and cons of the world's biggest private oil company.
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Inherited and Acquired Traits (Traits of Livings)
This informative video teaches students about inherited and acquired traits. Each trait is defined and examples given. Eye color and freckles are inherited traits. Learning how to read and playing football are acquired traits. This is a great resource to use in conjunction with non-fiction texts and lessons on this topic. (1:33)
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Slavica and Rossica
The Library of the Congress has one of world's largest collections of Slavic items. Jefferson's library, bought by Congress in 1815, contained a number of books about this distant region. However, Slavic items were hardly collected for the next century. The purchase of the Yudin Collection in 1906 signaled a turning point in collecting Slavic items with the help of many Russian-born scholars including Babine, Vinokouroff and Yakobson. Since that time, Slavic collections grew rapidly and constant
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Blanca Nieves - película completa (parte 2)
Aquí tienen una version completa de la película, Blanca Nieves, dividida en seis partes. Toda la película está en español, sin subtítulos. Esto sería ideal para una clase de español ... tal vez el nivel 3 o 4. Cada parte tiene aproximadamente 15 minutos. 14:57

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Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña - en español
Situado muy cerca de Burgos, el Monasterio de San Pedro de Cardeña está muy vinculado a la vida del Cid. En este recinto fue acogida la familia de Rodrigo Díaz durante sus destierros. Además, se encuentran aquí las tumbas sin cuerpos del Cid y Doña Jimena, su esposa. (1:05)
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Credit Default Swaps 2
Systemic risks of credit default swaps. Financial weapons of mass destruction. (12:04)
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Fighting Dinos
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the Fighting Dinos fossil. The site opens with a vivid account of the dinosaurs' fight. "Explore the Fighting Dinos Through a Paleontologist's Eyes" gives students an up-close look at the fossil, with notes about the clues it's given scientists. "How Did They Die, Anyway?" presents details about the three theories that have been developed about how the fighting p
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What Is An Interactive Whiteboard?
This informative video gives information on how to use a Promethean Board and how to use it in the classroom. The instructor shows basic features of this interactive whiteboard.This is a great resource to help teachers enhance technology instruction in their classrooms. (3:49)
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The Alphabet Song in Greek
In this video the alphabet is sung. The letter is shown and the word while the song is sung. Note: Some of the letters are not pronounced correctly in this video.
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Pyramids on Parade: Nets (Interactive)
Recognize various types of pyramids and the nets that represent them. Make a net to for a regular, four-sided pyramid and construct a three-dimensional model from a net.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you will be able to:

  • identify factors that have influenced the development of financial reporting;

  • provide examples of how those factors have effected change in particular countries;

  • list a number of variables that affect the development of accounting rules in different jurisdictions;

  • explain the contingent model of accounting change;

  • apply the theories of accounting development to new situations
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2.2 Hero or great man?
In this unit we will examine a range of Napoleonic imagery by David, Gros and a number of other artists, beginning with comparatively simple single-figure portraits and moving on to elaborate narrative compositions such as Jaffa and Eylau. In so doing, we will have three main aims: to develop your skills of visual analysis, to examine the relationship between art and politics and to introduce you to some of the complex issues involved in interpreting works of art.
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Introduction

The topic of ‘governance’ is one that has gained popularity, and the term is now used to embrace a range of concepts. This unit establishes some basic principles that will form the basis of your study. You will have the opportunity to consider how well these principles match up with your own observations of corporate organisations and behaviour

This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Issues in international financial reporting (B853) which is no
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Presentation of 2011 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship Awards
Senior VP Rick Rashid presents awards to 8 new Microsoft Research Faculty Fellows at Faculty Summit 2011.
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aspConf Keynote - Scott Guthrie | aspConf 2012

Windows Azure is a flexible and open cloud platform for a wide variety of applications ranging from web sites to enterprise and mobile applications.  In this foundation session Scott Guthrie will demonstrate how to quickly build and deploy applications using the new Windows Azure features and services including Windows Azure Web Sites, Virtual Machines, and new developer tools and SDKs.

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