"Facing the Facts" Winter 2008 Quarterly Podcast
Can we turn adversity into opportunity? Yes, we can. As 2008, a year that shook the world and began the restructuring of the global economies, draws to a close, we take a look at the year ahead. Which economies are likely to find it easiest to ride out the current recession and what management tools and skills should opinion formers and business leaders draw on to ensure they provide the right climate for firms to do well? Strangely, not all the news is bad news, as we have been finding out in o
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1600-1700: The Baroque - Smart History
The Baroque style in Catholic Flanders and Protestant Holland as exemplified by Peter Paul Rubens's Elevation of the Cross, oil on canvas, 1610-11 (Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp) and Rembrandt van Rijn's Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, oil on canvas, 1632, (Mauritshuis, The Hague). (12:42)
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Men inFilm
This video shows old hollywood male actors. Some include: Charlie Chaplin, James Cagney, Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, etc. There are no names written on the screen, just the faces seem to transform from one to the other with some good editing technique . Bach's Allemande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009 performed by Antonio Meneses . (3:35)


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Workshop 4: Conceptual Change
With Dr. Peter Hewson. In this workshop, we explore the role played by prior knowledge in the learning of new science ideas. Only when a new idea is understood, accepted, and found to be useful does it begin to be exchanged for a previously held scientific belief. The workshop examines how teachers’ ideas about teaching and learning may be altered as they eng
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Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture
Third presentation of session 10 (Avoiding large climate change 2) from the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture: creating incentives within the existing carbon trading agreements
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Great Free Resource to Learn Game Development

The Microsoft Virtual Academy is a great and up-and-coming learning resource that provides tons of great content... free.

Since I like to highlight game dev stuff on Wednesday's, when I saw the latest crop of courses, well...

Advanced MonoGame for Windows Phone and Windows Store Games
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Kentucky Show!
Video is a great iMax style documentary about Kentucky that gives the viewer insight into the heart and sole of Kentucky and it's history.  Video discusses why Kentucky Blue Grass is called Kentucky Blue Grass.  Video is set to music and has great pictures. (2:30)
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Classifying Chemical Reactions
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Define three common types of chemical reactions (precipitation, acid-base, and oxidation-reduction) Classify chemical […]

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The Fall of Rome part 8 - Docudrama series
Alaric asks to negotiate with the former Emperor. He demands land. 410 AD, Alaric and the emperor are about to meet but battle breaks out. Alaric's barbarean army finally fell upon the city.
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First-order differential equations

This unit introduces the topic of differential equations. The subject is developed without assuming that you have come across it before, but it is taken for granted that you have a basic grounding in calculus. In particular, you will need to have a good grasp of the basic rules for differentiation and integration.

This study unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course MST209 Mathematical methods and models, which is no longer taught by the University. If you want t
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The writer and campaigner George Monbiot wrote the following (in The Guardian Weekly, 10 February 2000): 'Every time someone in the West switches on a kettle, he or she is helpting to flood Banglades
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Tropical forests in a 4º+ world
Keynote address from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem service) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
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Adapting African food systems to a 4 degree world
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The environmental impact of teaching and learning
This free course, The environmental impact of teaching and learning, discusses the impact on the environment of carbon based teaching and learning in Higher Education Institutions. It introduces a suite of innovative tools and resources which have been designed to help assess and identify ways to reduce these impacts. First published
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Introduction to Work with Examples
An introduction to the physics equation for work, including a few basic examples of positive vs. negative work. (07:09)
Want Lecture Notes? This is an AP Physics 1 topic.

Content Times:
0:07 The Work Equation
0:45 Physics work is not what you normally think of as work
2:07 Example #1
2:46 Example #2
3:35 Example #3
4:10 Example #4
5:05 Joules, J, the units for work
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