Phillis Wheatley - A documentary
Who was Phillis Wheatley? - American slave and poet. A documentary presented by a man who is directly sharing the information. You see the man on the screen as he shares information about Phillis Wheatley and her poetry. Some of the information he shares scrolls across the screen. (4:11)
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Toot and Puddle: Trip to the Beach
This brief animated cartoon video shows book characters Toot and Puddle enjoying time at the beach.  Incomplete.   Prefaced and followed by advertisements.  (1:04)
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Weather Phenomenon - Halo with multiple Sun dogs
A halo (also known as a nimbus or Gloriole) is a ring of light that surrounds an object. Halos, also known as icebows, are optical phenomena There is no commentary, just music.
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Students' Perceptions of Online or Face-to-Face Learning and Social Media in Hospitality, Recreation
The implications of learning online versus face-to-face have been discussed for several years in higher education. This study examined these issues in the context of hospitality and recreation majors in an urban, multicultural university in Northern California. Comparison of the online group and the face-to-face group was conducted to evaluate differences in student learning perceptions regardless of the course delivery method and the online environment, including the course and the general use
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12.163 Surface Processes and Landscape Evolution (MIT)
The course offers an introduction to quantitative analysis of geomorphic processes, and examines the interaction of climate, tectonics, and surface processes in the sculpting of Earth's surface.
Author(s): Crosby, Ben,Whipple, Kelin

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Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
Author(s): Hertler, Heidi

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The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
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Songs for Kids - I'm Thankful
This kids song is fun and good Thanksgiving music for children, babies, toddlers, kids, and infants in preschool, homeschool, or kindergarten. Sing-a-long with Tayla from Tea Time with Tayla and remember all the things you are thankful for!  (1:53)
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#258: The world by numbers: How mathematics explains objects and events

Mathematician Prof Chris Budd discusses how mathematics seeks to explain and predict real life phenomena -- from the simple movement of objects to complex, “chaotic” systems such as the weather. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

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2008 K R Narayanan Oration Why Environmentalism Needs Equity
"Why Environmentalism Needs Equity: Learning from the environmentalism of the poor to build our common future". Ms Sunita Narain, Director of the Centre for Science & Environment; Director of the Society for Environmental Communications; and publisher of the fortnightly magazine 'Down to Earth', has been with the Centre from 1982 and has worked hard at analysing and studying the relationship between environment and development, and at creating public consciousness about the need for sus
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1.020 Ecology II: Engineering for Sustainability (MIT)
This course provides a review of physical, chemical, ecological, and economic principles used to examine interactions between humans and the natural environment. Mass balance concepts are applied to ecology, chemical kinetics, hydrology, and transportation; energy balance concepts are applied to building design, ecology, and climate change; and economic and life cycle concepts are applied to resource evaluation and engineering design. Numerical models are used to integrate concepts and to assess
Author(s): McLaughlin, Dennis

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Climate change and health in the SADC Region

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Young, T, Tucker, T, Galloway, M, Manyike, P, Chapman, A, Myers, J