Roosevelt’s Square Deal
This video is accompanied by text. "At the dawn of the twentieth century, America was at a crossroads. Presented with abundant opportunity, but also hindered by significant internal and external problems, the country was seeking leaders who could provide a new direction. The political climate was ripe for reform, and the stage was set for the era of the Progressive Presidents, beginning with Republican Theodore Roosevelt.
Teddy Roosevelt was widely popular due to his status as a hero of t

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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 5/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 4/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 3/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 2/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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Cold War: McCarthyism - part 1/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
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The Hunt for Subversives - Red Scare
This video is accompanied by text. "The Korean War and advances in nuclear weaponry by Soviet scientists promoted the rapid spread of anti-Communist sentiment throughout America. Public fears that Communist spies were infiltrating the U.S. government and undermining foreign policy led to the introduction of strict security measures. However, many Americans believed that their traditional freedoms—primarily free speech and the right of political dissent—would erode in the climate of the Cold
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John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Context
The context of a novel is the social, cultural and historical
background in which it is written. It deals with what was happening in
the world in the period with which the novel is concerned. Studying the context of a novel can aid and deepen our understanding of the story and characters. This title looks at the context of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men has an explicit context because the social and political events of 1930s America create the climate of

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Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
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Why mainstreaming corporate social responsibility still makes good business sense
With the recession in full swing and no reprieve in sight, one might expect interest in corporate social responsibility to wane, or perhaps even die a natural death.

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US Historical Climate: Excel Statistical
In this intermediate Excel activity, students import US Historical Climate Network mean temperature data into Excel from a station of their choice. They are then guided through the activity on how to use Excel for statistical calculations, graphing, and linear trend estimates. The activity assumes some familiarity with Excel. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment idea
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Climate Change Business Solutions
Climate change scientist Michael Goodsite, a 2008 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Oct. 22, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Learning to Talk about Climate Change
Climate change scientist Michael Goodsite, a 2008 graduate of Thunderbird School of Global Management, talks Oct. 22, 2010. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Ants! Natures Secret Power
This video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and focuses on a colony of ants who create their own climate control. Amazing! 6:37
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Hot Turtle
Amazon river turtles are a vital part of the rainforest ecosystem. Although human activities are directly impacting turtle populations, climate change is also having a devastating effect on their reproductive system, creating an imbalance in the numbers of males and females. In this video segment from Jean-Michel Cousteau: Ocean Adventures, observe scientists who are studying this species and developing ways to combat the effects of climate change on their populations. Run time 04:35.
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Bio Bulletin: The Ecology of Climate Change
The boreal forest, which stretches across northern latitudes just south of the Arctic Circle, is a key region for studying climate change—and not just the impacts. Follow ecologists into Alaska's boreal forest to learn more in this new Science Bulletins video. Science Bulletins is a production of the National Center for Science Literacy, Education, and Technology (NCSLET), part of the Department of Education at the American Museum of Natural History. Each Bulletin is produced by AMNHs curator
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Authors@Google: Matt Ridley
In this clear-sighted book, Matt Ridley demonstrates that the world is getting better, and at an accelerating rate: food, income and lifespan are up; disease, child mortality and violence are down?all across the globe. Necessities and luxuries alike are getting cheaper; population growth is slowing down; Africa is following Asia out of poverty; the internet and the mobile phone are enriching people's lives as never before. The pessimists who dominate public discourse insist that we will soon rea
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2010 David J. Rose Lectureship in Nuclear Technology
Dr. John Holdren ’65 SM ’66 delivers the 2010 Rose Lecture on the Energy / Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It.
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Working with the crowd : 21st century citizen science
Galaxy Zoo PI and James Martin Fellow Chris Lintott will review the technologies available to researchers seeking to rescue themselves from drowning in data by recruiting the help of tens or even hundreds of thousands of volunteers. As well as our own Zooniverse suite of projects (which now includes climate science and papyrology), Lintott will highlight other successful examples including the protein folding game, fold.it, and even an example of collaborative mathematics.
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