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Basic Right Triangles (Interactive)
Compare attributes of two-dimensional shapes (square, rectangle, triangle, and circle). Identify the properties of two dimensional figures using appropriate terminology.
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Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 1. Following Children's Ideas in Mathematics
An unprecedented long-term study conducted by researchers at Rutgers University followed the development of mathematical thinking in a randomly selected group of students for 12 yearsÂ—from first grade through high schoolÂ—with surprising results. In an overview of the study, we look at some of the conditions that made the studentsÂ’ math achievement possible.,5 min. Mathematics in Free Play? Prof. Herbert Ginsburg, a psychologist at Columbia University Teachers College, finds that when you exam
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Say What?: -ink- (Interactive)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goal for this game is word family -ink-.  Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
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DÃ­a mundial del Agua (en espaÃ±ol)
Un video que nos explica el origen del Día Mundial del Agua, que cae el 22 de marzo. El video se podría utilizar ese día para motivar a los estudiantes a conservar el agua. (.48)
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Learn Phonic Sounds at www.turtlediary.com
This is a lesson to teach preschoolers the basic phonic sounds. The video goes through the entire alphabet giving a picture of the big and small letter, the sound, and then an example word.  Everything is spoken by a kid.  NOTE: the "x" sound is a tad hard to decipher.  (04:53)
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Truman Announces Japan's Surrender
On September 1, 1945, in a radio address to the American people, President Harry Truman announces the unconditional surrender of Japan, formalized aboard the U.S.S. Missouri. (1:57)
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Perpetual Sun
Flight Engineer Don Pettit downloaded a video of the sun seen from the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth in a phase of continuous twilight.
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In this episode Nathan Totten, Nick Harris, and Michael Washam introduce the newest features of the Windows Azure. Michael shows off the new portal and gives a demo of Windows Azure Virtual Machines and the
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Spreaker Web Radion Information Tutorial--Get on Air in 60 seconds
This tutorial shows how it is possible to start broadcasting Live on Spreaker and social media in less than 60 seconds. This informative tutorial gives step by step directions in using this broadcast live program. This is a great resource to further enhance the use of Spreaker in the classroom or at home. (2:20)
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Bernini, St. Peter's Piazza, 1656-67 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Gianlorenzo Bernini, Saint Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro), Vatican City, Rome, 1656-67 Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker (02:51)
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William Henry Harrison's Presidency
In this video clip, explore the highs and lows of ninth U.S. President William Henry Harrison's administration, from his lengthy inaugural address to his death in office. (3:09)
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Chemistry Project
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Reagan Speaks on 40th Anniversary of D-Day
On June 6, 1984, in Normandy, France, President Ronald Reagan honors the heroes of D-Day, a pivotal moment during World War II. (0:41)
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Newbie Lesson S5 #5 - Whoa, Whatâ€™s That in Your Japanese Lunchbox?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You picked up two Japanese boxed lunches on your way to work for yourself and your friend. When you picked up the lunches, you told the caterer in Japanese, “Just give me your best dishes.” You’ve always had good food from this place, so you figure it’s safe to offer to [...]
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At the Origins of Modern Atheism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rev Dr Giles Fraser, Professor John Gray | In the first event of the Programme for the Study of Religion and Non-Religion, Giles Fraser examines the links between Enlightenment thought and theology, reflecting on how theology frames the very ways in which we can understand the denial of God. Giles Fraser is the former canon chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral. John Gray is emeritus professor of European Thought at LSE. This event is supported by the LSE Annual Fund.
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Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1: Workshop 8. The International Picture
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents differences in curricula, textbooks, and teaching practices around the world, and a group of community members discuss how the TIMSS results reflect societal and cultural values.,This DVD does have supporting footage in terms of supporting comments for
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Student Music Composition Memorializes Haitian Earthquake Victims
Duke University graduating senior Martin Connor wrote and staged an original musical score paying tribute to the victims and survivors of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Guiding him in the process was Duke music professor Anthony Kelley. Learn more at http://music.duke.edu.
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Allocating Risk Through Contract
Evidence from M and A John F Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics, Harvard Law School
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