Exploring pumpkins
This lesson will allow students to use a variety of methods to explore pumpkins.
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Haymarket Martyr Albert Parsons's Last Words to His Wife
The Chicago radicals convicted of the infamous May 4, 1886 Haymarket Square bombing in which one policeman was killed remained openly defiant to the end. In his final letter to his wife, written August 20, 1886 from the Cook County "Bastille" (jail), convicted Haymarket bombing participant Albert R. Parsons, an Alabama-born printer, admitted that the verdict would cheer "the hearts of tyrants," but still optimistically predicted that "our doom to death is the handwriting on the wall, foretelling
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The Color of Soil
This USDA soil-conservation education site has a variety of educational resources related to soil science. Users can follow links to soil facts, resources, organizations and professional development. Information on this site can be adapted for use in college geoscience classes, particularly the wide variety of photos and the GLOBE soil analysis protocols.
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Rio Grande Wildlife Refuge
This investigative case is part of the Starting Point module. In this exercise students role play as professional ecologists working for the fish and wildlife service. Students must develop a plan to manage a new wildlife refuge along the Rio Grande River. The fish and wildlife service plans to connect forest islands along the river, which will become not only a new refuge but also a "wildlife corridor." Users can access information regarding learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and t
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Japan's Nuclear Policy
Ambassador Ryukichi Imai-journalist, nuclear engineer, and general manager at Japan Atomic Power Company-was Japanese ambassador to the United Nations Disarmament Conference from 1982 to 1987. In this video segment, Imai explains why he believes that Japan will never embark on a nuclear-weapons program. He also predicts that, while Japan stands alone in its reliance on nuclear energy, rising energy prices-even post-Chernobyl-will revive worldwide interest in nuclear power. In the interview he co
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Vestibule (In 3 Episodes)
Episode 1: 'Place' -The color image of an apartment building vestibule shot from across the street is accompanied by a sound track of street sounds and narrated text adapted from The Moviegoer by Walker Percy. Excerpts of the text are displayed in the lower third of the screen. The image of the vestibule is interrupted by a girl riding a bicycle, a child riding a scooter, a man carrying a glass vase, and a man driving a red Pontiac. Each of these actions occurs in slow motion from right to left
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'Since you asked..,' with Lucille Clifton
Emmy award-winning poet, Lucille Clifton, answers questions that students might typically ask a poet. The questions are: When did I start writing? When did I know I wanted to be a poet? Where do I get ideas? What do I write with? What is poetry anyway?
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Nutrition Campaign
McDonald's wished to promote the nutritional value of its menu items.
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Tõmba maha, mis ei sobi ritta
Programmiga Kidspiration loodud loogikaülesanne, kus igast reas tuleb leida sinna mittesobiv asi.
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Tegusõna pööramine
Harjutusi kordamiseks tegusõna pööramisest. Sobib kasutamiseks 3. ja 4. klassis, I ja II kooliaste. Elektrooniline tööleht: harjutused on Exelis.
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Instrumentación
Asignatura de carácter Obligatorio, dentro del primer curso del plan de estudios. 4.5 Créditos (3.0 créditos de teoría + 1.5 créditos prácticos) En la asignatura se presentan y describen determinados instrumentos electrónicos en cuyo funcionamiento juegan un papel fundamental los dispositivos electrónicos, basados en los materiales semiconductores estudiados en la asignatura de Comportamiento Electrónico de los Materiales. Los procesos de fabricación de dichos dispositivos son estudiad
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JFK50 The Relationship of the Individual to the Community — Jane Mansbridge
Harvard Kennedy School professor Jane Mansbridge talks about President Kennedy's leadership in promoting public service.
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Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson was the 3rd U.S. President (1801-1809). He was born in the colony of Virginia in 1743. Thomas Jefferson's ideas helped create a new kind of government -- one that cared about people's freedoms and rights. This is a video clip. (Note:This clip has a slightly-biased point of view. Freedom? It is a well-known fact that Jefferson had many slaves.)(1:35)
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John Adams
John Adams was the 2nd U.S. President. He was born in Braintree, Massachusetts, in 1735. Before he became president, John Adams helped put the Declaration of Independence together, and helped work out a peace agreement that ended the Revolutionary War.This is a video clip. (2:01)
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Tensions at financial reform hearing
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and America's other top financial regulators went to Capitol Hill to answer lawmakers' questions about landmark Wall Street reform put in place after the financial crisis.
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L'avenir de l'Internet (Walid Dabbous) (audio)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

L'avenir de l'Internet par Walid Dabbous (Directeur de recherche INRIA)

Lycée Jean Moulin (83 Draguignan)


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SHELBY's Child-Focused Planning Process
Overview of how the SHELBY Child Impact Assessment process helps planners and policymakers foreground the needs of children in their projects and proposals.
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Ireland's woes
The old trauma of emigration will be a big theme at the upcoming Irish election, says Alan Barrett, an economist
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Combien d’objets dans une image ?

Dans cet exposé Jean-Jacques Lévy propose de décortiquer quelques algorithmes d'étiquetage des objets dans une image, c'est à dire de segmentation de cette image en régions homogènes, et de regarder en détail la complexité algorithmique d'un tel mécanisme. Cela permet de montrer dans un cas concret, quels formalismes permettent d'analyser les performances d'un algorithme et de vérifier sa validité. On y croise la fonction d’Ackermann dont le rôle est essentiel en informatique
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Pourquoi mon ordinateur calcule faux?

Dans cet exposé Sylvie Boldo nous fait prendre conscience de l'importance des bugs en informatique et des conséquences historiques qu'ils ont pu engendrer. Elle se concentre ensuite sur les problèmes liés aux calculs numériques et montre de manière détaillée et constructive comment prendre la mesure des approximations numériques qui s'effectuent lors d'un calcul numérique au sein d'un logiciel. Elle nous offre à la fois des garde-fous pratiques et une compréhension théorique de
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