Destination Outer Space
Students acquire a basic understanding of the science and engineering of space travel as well as a brief history of space exploration. They learn about the scientists and engineers who made space travel possible and briefly examine some famous space missions. Finally, they learn the basics of rocket science (Newton's third law of motion), the main components of rockets and the U.S. space shuttle, and how engineers are involved in creating and launching spacecraft.
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Van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, 1889 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Joseph Roulin, early 1889 (MoMA) Speakers: Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:33)
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Shel Silverstein: 'Runny on Rount Mushmore' from Runny Babbit
This cute classic Shel Silverstein poem with its unusual creatures and mixed up words will keep students entertained. This is a great resource to introduce and to use poetry in the classroom. (0:49)
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Inaugural Address: Ronald Reagan
In this video clip, listen and watch excerpts from Ronald Reagon's inaugural address on Tuesday, January 20, 1981. (2:35)
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What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us
The audio version of the Mises Daily article for June 22, 2012. [15:17] Narrated by Harold Fritsche. Music by Kevin MacLeod.

FIN / Coursera - Introduction to Finance

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IDS learns with Legos
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Selma 1965 Part 2
In 1965, protests against voting restrictions for blacks brought forces led by Martin Luther King, Jr. into conflict with white resisters in Selma, Alabama.  Length 4:01
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Description: Portage la Prairie. Prince of Wales' tour of Canada, 1919, a volume of photographs published by the Canadian Pacific Railway


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Science Bulletins: New Gene Implicated in Deafness
It is thought that mutations in several hundred genes can cause hereditary hearing loss. By generating random mutations in mice, a team of researchers led by Ulrich Müller at the Scripps Research Institute discovered that a single mutation in a gene not previously linked to deafness can lead to progressive hearing loss in children.
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Science Bulletins: Scientists Peer Inside "Superbug" Genome
For decades MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has been afflicting hospital patients and prison inmates with life-threatening and difficult-to-treat skin infections. In recent years this bacteria has emerged in the general population. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is now causing 19,000 human deaths in the United States per year—more even than HIV. A recent study of the pathogen by researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infect
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2012: Yosef Wosk - Doctor of Letters, honoris causa
Yosef Wosk is a Vancouver philanthropist, scholar, educator, rabbi, community leader, businessman and a former director in Continuing Studies at SFU. He also founded the Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars and SFU's Philosophers' Café, the world's largest series of cafe discussion gatherings. The degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, will be conferred on Dr. Wosk on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at the 2:30 pm ceremony. Dr. Wosk's Citation - http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/ceremonies/HDR
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2012: Louise Mandell - Doctor of Laws, honoris causa
Louise Mandell is a groundbreaking Vancouver lawyer who over the last three decades has become one of Canada's most important conceptual thinkers and influential actors in the area of Aboriginal and treaty rights law. The degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, will be conferred on Ms. Mandell on Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the 2:30 pm ceremony. Dr. Mandell's Citation - http://www.sfu.ca/content/dam/sfu/ceremonies/HDRs/honorary-degrees/Citation-Mandell-web.pdf
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ntellectual Property and Information Law
SI 519/PubPol 688 - IExplores related and sometimes competing legal and policy frameworks for the development and dissemination of ideas and expression in the Information Age. The ways in which principles of free speech and expression compare and contrast with intellectual property rights are explored in relation to the advancement of knowledge and innovation, with particular focus on the impact of the Internet and new technology. The impact of other legal considerations and values on the develo
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Understanding Records and Archives: Principles and Practices
SI 580 - Provides an understanding of why societies, cultures, organizations, and individuals create and keep records. Presents cornerstone terminology, concepts, and practices used in records management and archival administration. Examines the evolution of methods and technologies used to create, store, organize, and preserve records and the ways in which organizations and individuals use archives and records for ongoing operations, accountability, research, litigation, and organizational memo
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Tutorials and web conferencing
This unit looks at the many ways in which synchronous communication can be managed to provide maximum support for learners.
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Matrix Multiplication with C++ AMP

Hi, I am Daniel Moth Smiley

This screencast assumes knowledge of the C++ AMP API, i.e. the simple model and the tiled model, and here we look at a common algorithm (matrix multiplication) and convert it from serial on the CPU, to run on the GPU, first with the simple model and then tiled.

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