Talking Point - Incredible Shrinking Seals
Using data recovered through the whiskers of leopard seals over generations, UNSW's Dr Tracey Rogers has found that seals on the Western Antarctic coast are now significantly smaller than their counterparts on the Eastern Coast. Is this due to changes in climactic conditions on the Western side of the continent? Dr Rogers' work in Antarctica has won her a People's Choice Award nomination in the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes. For more info on the UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Envi
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Main Meals with Mince
Student worksheet to be completed after a practical lesson to reinforce the key features of minced meat as an ingredient in main meals.
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Former Georgia Labor Commissioner on Georgia Works program
Sept. 6 - Former Georgia State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond, who originally devised the Georgia Works plan, speaks to Insider about the program.
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“A great moment for all those children." Kailash Satyarthi on being awarded the Nobel Prize
Kailash Satyarthi is very honoured to be awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize together with Malala Yosufzai. Hear an interview with him about his reaction and what the Prize for his cause. “Everyone must acknowledge and see that child slavery still exists in the world in its ugliest face and form. And this is crime against humanity, this is intolerable, this is unacceptable. And this must go.” The interviewer is Adam Smith, Chief Scientific Officer at Nobel Media. Learn more about the Laurea
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Adding Fractions: Mixed Numbers
This teacher-created video demonstrates adding mixed numbers.  The teacher works a problem on a white board as he explains it step-by-step.  The problem shown results in an improper fraction  which the teacher shows how to rewrite. (00:47)
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Tim Tingle & D.J. Battiest-Tomasi
Both D.J. Battiest-Tomasi and Tim Tingle are enrolled as members of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and regularly participate in tribal events. Both also share relatives who came on the Trail of Tears from the original Choctaw homelands in Mississippi. They speak Choctaw as a part of their performances. They normally perform individually, but have been asked to perform together on this occasion. Tim Tingle is a traditional singer, flute player and drummer, and a nationally known performance stor
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Inside Compassion: Edge States, Contemplative Interventions, Neuroscience
Joan Halifax Roshi talks about empathy and compassion on the part of caregivers who are tending to the ill and dying. A follow-up was given by George Chrousos, who will discuss the stressors caregivers may experience. Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is founder, abbot, and head teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has worked in the area of death and dying for over thirty years and is director of the P
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Video of 9/11 10th anniversary memorial at Ground Zero, NYC
(This is just a small clip of the ceremony, but the viewer can see the memorial and the building that is being (re-)constructed.) It was a tragedy that claimed the lives of thousands in an instant, and later brought two wars with an even more devastating death toll. The United States is marking a decade since the 9/11 attacks. Terrorists crashed hijacked planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington. A fourth plane came down in the state of
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Les premiers systèmes sonores. Une conférence Jean-Pierre Verscheure

L’histoire du cinéma sonore débute véritablement avec les premiers films dialogués qui marquent une transformation fondamentale du langage filmique. Une nouvelle forme de narration naît avec Le Chanteur de Jazz, et d’une manière plus significative encore avec L’Ange bleu ou Lights of New-York. A partir des équipements Vitaphone de la Western Electric de 1927 (le projecteur à disque, le premier haut-parleur de l’histoire du cinéma), jusqu’au système RCA Photophone mis au p
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Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
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Scuba Instructor
This video begins with a scuba instructor giving a tour of his shop and description of scuba equipment.  He then describes background required for the job.  The final part of the video shows the instructor inspecting a diver before a dive. ( 3:58)
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Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
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Service encounters : booking a holiday
In this on-line lesson provided by 'CELE' international students can improve their social listening skills. This lesson is part of a module developing students' listening skills in academic, social and everyday situations. This lesson helps students understand how humour is used in conversation and how speakers cooperate and share knowledge in conversation. Students can improve their listening skills through tasks focusing on understanding the main points, listening for detail, and practisi
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Meet a New York Subway Musician
In this video, a student travels under the streets of New York to meet subway minstrel Theo Eastwind.  Mr. Eastwind particpates in the Music Under New York program.  He describes the audition process and his life as a subway musician.  This video could be used to show students an element of the culture of New York City.  ( 3:47)
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Beginner - Taking a nap

In today's increasingly fast-moving world, some people have found it necessary to have naps at unusual times to help boost the body's required energy to go that extra mile. We teach you how to say you're taking a nap among other useful phrases around the subject.


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Fetal Scalp Electrode (FSE) and Intrauterine Pressure Catheter (IUPC)

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Marquette's Engineering Hall: Engineers for Today's World and Tomorrow's Challenges
Today's engineers must also be creative thinkers, problem solvers, communicators, designers, and innovators. And at Marquette University, now they can do it all in a really cool new building.
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14.42 Environmental Policy and Economics (MIT)
This course explores the proper role of government in the regulation of the environment. It will help students develop the tools to estimate the costs and benefits of environmental regulations. These tools will be used to evaluate a series of current policy questions, including: Should air and water pollution regulations be tightened or loosened? What are the costs of climate change in the U.S. and abroad? Is there a "Race to the Bottom" in environmental regulation? Students will help design and
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