Volcanic Violence
Volcanoes are big movers and shakers in the business of continually redesigning the Earth's landscape. With no concern for nearby people or ecosystems, volcanoes release toxic gases, climate-altering ash, lava and rock. How does this work? Are scientists getting better at predicting volcanic eruptions? How do areas recover after destruction?
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Twister: the Tornado Story
Tornadoes are capable of serious destruction. What gets them twisting? Where do they get their energy? How can we protect ourselves when a tornado is approaching?
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Beginner Modeling Exercises
The goal of this paper written as part of the MIT Systems Dynamics in Education Project is to teach the reader how to distinguish between stocks and flows. A stock is an accumulation that is changed over time by inflows and outflows. The reader will gain intuition about stocks and flow through and extensive list of different examples and will practice modeling simple systems with constant flows. STELLA modeling examples include, but are not restricted to, skunks populations, landfills, a bank ac
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Visualizing Cultures
Visualizing Cultures opens a window on modern times by wedding popular images and scholarly commentary in ways that were not technologically possible until recently. Focusing to date on Japan and Asia in the modern world, these units enable users to “see” historical moments as they were actually depicted for mass audiences at the time from various national, cultural, racial, ideological, and individual perspectives. The graphics themselves also reflect the evolving nature of different medium
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Calculating Molecular Weight
The molecular weight is the mass of one mole of a substance. Usually, the units used for this are grams per mole. In this movie, we show how to calculate the molecular weight of a substance from the atomic weights given on the periodic table. On another page, we use the molecular weight to convert between the macroscopic scale (grams of a substance) and the microscopic scale (number of molecules of that substance).
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Great Courses Great Faculty: Dr. Tom Fleming
Dr. Tom Fleming is an Associate Astronomer in the University of Arizona's Department of Astronomy and the Steward Observatory. Watch Dr. Fleming's October 6, 2010, class lecture for NATS 102 The Physical Universe. The Physical Universe presents the astronomical phenomena of the universe in the context of physical science. In this lecture on asteroids, comets, and dwarf planets, Dr. Fleming discusses Pluto, its moon Charon, the asteroid Ceres, the Kuiper belt, and a possible tenth planet and it
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SAGP Guide to Clinical Medical Practice
Manual originating from personal notes made over many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa. A useful resource based on many years of semi-rural private and hospital practice in South Africa involving major trauma, surgery and obstetrics, in addition to the common problems of general practice. I have always felt it very useful to be able to confirm facts and figures at the bedside if needed and this has been the motivation that has taken me over 40 years. This meant
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Social Attitudes and Public Opinion
This course examines the nature of attitudes, beliefs, and values, and the influences which indiviudals' attitudes have upon their behavior. Various theories of attitude organization and attitude change are discussed, and the development of social attitudes is explored by examining the differential impact of the family, the educational system, the mass media, and the general social environment. The changing content of public opinion over time and its relationship to the political system are also
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Founder's Day Symposium: Introduction and David Wall Rice
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 1 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. David Wall Rice, 95 (Moderator): A graduate of
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Founder's Day Symposium: Horace L. Griffin
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 2 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Horace L. Griffin, 83, is associate professor o
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Founder's Day Symposium: Michael J. Strambler
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 3 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Michael J. Strambler, 96 is a postdoctoral a
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2010 - Founder's Day Symposium: R. L'Heureux Lewis
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 5 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. R. LHeureux Lewis, 2000, is an assistant prof
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2010 - Founder's Day Symposium: Question & Answer and Closing Remarks
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 6 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President.
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USC President C. L. Max Nikias' Welcome and Introduction 2014 Commencement
Visit USC on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/usc Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu President C.L. Max Nikias welcomes everyone to the 131st commencement at the University of Southern California on May 16, 2014
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CMS.801 Media in Transition (MIT)
This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.
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Fission process
This movie illustrates the fission process. As can be seen in the movie, the parent nucleus decays into two fission fragments of unequal mass and several neutrons. From TLP: Introduction to Nuclear Processes
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21F.740 The New Spain: 1977-Present (MIT)
This course deals with the vast changes in Spanish social, political, and cultural life that have taken place since the death of Franco. It examines the new freedom from censorship; the re-emergence of strong movements for regional autonomy: the Basque region and Catalonia; the new cinema including Almodóvar and Saura; educational reforms instituted by the socialist government, and the fiction of Carme Riera and Terenci Moix. Special emphasis is placed on the emergence of mass media as a
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Primes StopAction
This is one of three videos a team and I did to try using video to convey prime number ideas to middle school students. This one is music and stop action, with text to read as it goes along. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki.
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De hemelbol

Het is nuttig bij de bespreking van objecten in de lucht voor te stellen hen moet worden gehecht aan een bol rond de aarde. Deze fictieve constructie wordt de hemelbol. Op een bepaald moment …


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Gelijke kansen voor man en vrouw: "Pour ou contre? Prenez position!"
Op het einde van deze les kun je je eigen mening over gelijkheid van kansen tussen mannen en vrouwen verwoorden in het kader van een discussie. Je neemt deel aan een debat en leert objectief de juiste argumenten te verwoorden.
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