The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the  tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
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7.4 Environmental Protection: An Introduction

thumbnailEnvironment Protection has been the concern of Policy planners and lawmakers for a long time. As long back as the time of Kautillya, the need for maintaining a forest cover, prote
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Les métiers de la santé - Nancy 2011 : masseur-kinésithérapeute libéral

Titre : Les métiers de la santé : kinésithérapeute
Résumé du métier : Le kinésithérapeute est un professionnel paramédical, spécialiste de la rééducation motrice qui va aider à lutter contre la douleur (entorse, torticolis,..) et le handicap (difficultés respiratoires, atrophie musculaire, ..) grâce aux massages et à la gymnastique médicale. Il travaille sur prescription médicale sauf dans le domaine du sport.
Nature du travail : L’objectif du travail du kin
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January Brecht Forum Update
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3.3 Task 2: Maths
Even if you feel confident using English in everyday situations, studying in English at higher education level might present extra challenges. This unit provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your English language skills through a series of academic exercises.
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Character Building-Kid's Character-Honesty-Part 1 of 2
Honesty is being trustworthy and truthful. This series is about character building. This video's main characters are two dogs Smuggles and Tunder. Smuggles realizes that his dog bone pile was getting smaller and smaller and wonders what's happening to his bones. Elementary students will enjoy watching this cute video as they learn about the importance of being honest. This would be an excellent resource for a teachable moment and would work well in conjunction with a unit on character education
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Iris Recognition
A project by Rice University students done in Fall 2004 for ELEC 301. An investigation of signal processing techniques applied to iris recognition.
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Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering I
The course focuses on the creation, manipulation, transmission, and reception of information by electronic means. Elementary signal theory; time- and frequency-domain analysis; Sampling Theorem. Digital information theory; digital transmission of analog signals; error-correcting codes. A complete course with over 90 modules.
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The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig
This lesson plan focuses on a English Language Arts objectives: similarity and difference. Students compare the story "The Three Little Pigs" and "The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig" by Eugene Trivizas.
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"It Had a Lot of Advantages"Alfred DuBray Praises the Indian Reorganization Act
The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934, which became known as the Indian New Deal, dramatically changed the federal government's Indian policy. Although John Collier, the commissioner of Indian affairs who was responsible for the new policy, may have viewed Indians with great sympathy, not all Native Americans viewed the Indian New Deal in equally positive terms. But in this 1970 interview, Sioux tribal leader Alfred DuBray argued that the Indian New Deal, on balance, brought positive changes.
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National Weather Service: Graphical Forecast
This site displays a click-and-zoom map of the US showing forecast temperatures as well as several other meteorological variables, normally updated every hour. Also available are maps showing chance of precipitation, temperature and wind, weather, dew point, weather, precipitation, dew point and cover. Maps can be changed to see forecasts for the current day, that night, and three days following. This is an experimental product of the National Digital Forecast Database, produced by the National
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Interactive Lectures
Starting Point's introduction to Interactive Lectures, and more specifically their use in the entry level geoscience setting. This module on Interactive Lectures has strategies and specific examples of activities to involve students in large and small lecture-based classes. It includes discussions of what interactive lecture is, how and why it is used, and links the user to more specific examples and further resources.
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Spiders and monarchs and bees, oh my!
Exploring the world of insects and spiders can replace children's fear with fascination.
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Reading photographs
A picture is worth a thousand words -- but which words? Questions can help students decode, interpret, and understand photographs thoughtfully and meaningfully.
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Oral history links and resources
Guides, tips, lesson plans, and examples of student projects on the web.
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The Duke of Wellington reading despatches J050176

APSLEY HOUSE, London. Engraving of The Duke of Wellington reading despatches at Apsley House in 1846.


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CSSJ: Cohen Conference: Justice as Fairness: Luck Egalitarian, not Rawlsian
Rescuing Justice and Equality: Celebrating the Career of G.A. Cohen - Conference at the Centre for the Study of Social Justice (CSSJ), Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. Friday 23 and Saturday 24 January 2009. On January 23-24 2009, with the generous support of Philosophy and Public Affairs, the Centre for the Study of Social Justice will be hosting a conference to celebrate the career of G.A. Cohen, who is retiring after 23 years as Chichele Professor of S
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The Earth's Shells - Density vs. Depth
In this activity students devise a way of graphically plotting the density variations vs. depth in the Earth. They recreate spreadsheets, shown in the Powerpoint module, with formulas that answer various pieces of the overall question. This module is the sixth in a series of six that examine the density of planets and rocks, and was designed for an undergraduate class where students are asked to look at geological questions mathematically and may spend more time on the math than on the geology.
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The Brooklyn Nine Booktrailer
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3.2 Task 1: Arts
Even if you feel confident using English in everyday situations, studying in English at higher education level might present extra challenges. This unit provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your English language skills through a series of academic exercises.
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