Elephants 'lovin' polo tournament
Some hard working elephants are enjoying a week of pampering and fun thanks to a polo tournament in Thailand. These pachyderms are known for plodding up and down the city streets, helping to drum up Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
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Sight words 1-25
1st grade sight words 1-25.... read the word before the teacher! Individual words are printed in large, simple, black letters on a colored screen.  A few seconds are given before the teacher reads the word on the video.  Soft music is playing in the background.  The sight words include: for, the, on, and, are, as, that, with, his, in, they, I, is, at, and be.  These words are repeated several times within the video. Run time 10:38.
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Subtract Two-Digit Numbers
Using tens and ones blocks to model numbers, students will subtract two 2-digit numbers.  Begin by subtracting the ones place then the tens place.  User clicks through the slides. 

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Present Value, Part 3
What happens when we change the discount rate? The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The explanation is clear and understandable.
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C++ tutorial shows how to use and declare variables and constants. A few simple console programs are shown for illustration.  To begin this tutorial you need to create  a new console project.  It walks you through the steps to understanding what a variable is as well as a constant.  You may need to refer to the site for the page on Hungarian Notation.
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This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.

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The Next Evolution of Man
This amateur video is about evolution as a gradual change to a more complex and better society. The narrator talks about "mind awareness" and "foster presence and stillness in life." This is a scholarly philosophical narration. Mr. Scott discusses the oneness of the world.

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Beaver Nation: Richard Nafshun
Richard Nafshun’s chemistry students range from freshman in a large lecture hall to Ph.D. candidates to online learners watching podcasts of lectures and demonstrations. But wherever he’s teaching, Richard is energized by his students. He shares that energy through demonstrations that prove chemistry concepts — sometimes by blowing things up. Beaver Nation: http://beavernation.is/everywhere The Willamette Valley: http://beavernation.is/valley/
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Galapagos Tortoises
This short video discusses the two main types of these huge tortoises and show how these animals get water from cacti if there is no water available.
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New Directors New Films 2014
Now in its 43rd year, the renowned New Directors/New Films festival, presented jointly by The Museum of Modern Art and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, introduces New York audiences to the work of emerging or not-yet established filmmakers from around the world. The festival takes place at the Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center and at The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1 at MoMA. For programming and ticketing information, please visit http://newdirectors.org.
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What's Your Favorite...? - Song
A cool song that kids can rock to while they learn to some basic vocabulary words.  The song asks, "What's your favorite color?" with the answers "I like blue. I like green. I like yellow. I like red."  The song then asks, "What's your favorite sport?" with the reply of "I like baseball. I like soccer. I like tennis. I like volleyball."  The song ends by asking, "What's your favorite food?"  with a response of "I like pizza. I like salad. I like hot d
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Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors.  Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees.  It's also the color of brocolli and beans.  You know that color!  It's the color GREEN!...."  Lyrics are also provided on the screen.  (03:04)
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Counting and Recognizing the Numbers 10-20
This computer animated video shows the students how to count and recognize the numbers 10-20 .  The demonstration is accompanied by an upbeat song. (01:01)
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Unusual Modes of Transportation
Everything from camels, elephants, reed boats, to gasoline powered vehicles, this short video stretches the students' imagination as to what transportation is and how the environment influences it. (1:25)
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Learn about the Great Pyramid of Giza
Pyramids of Giza - Learn about the Great Pyramid of Giza, the oldest of the eight wonders of the ancient world, and the only one left standing. It is located near Cairo in Egypt. (01:07)
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Video clip is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many slaves obtain freedom.  To this day, Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North. (02:21)

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Billie Holiday Singing "I Cried for You"
This tune became Billie's biggest hit for the Brunswick recording company. Avarage sales of the Holiday recordings with Teddy Wilson would be in the 3,000 mark. However this one sold more than 15,000 78's. The Johnny Hodges saxophone solo became a sample for every saxophonist and Billie's version was just as good. One of the reason's this did so well could be in the fact that this one of the first standards she recorded. The tune had been around since 1923 and in the public mind. Other memb
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How to Put Music on an SD Card
In order to put music on an SD card, start by inserting it into the integrated card reader on a computer. Copy music onto an SD card by pasting copied files into a new folder with help from a Web designer.
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Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
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1.1.2 Pre-natal diagnosis

The type of genetic testing that the majority of us are most likely to come across is still pre-natal diagnosis (PND). This involves testing a fetus during pregnancy, to see whether it is likely to suffer from a number of different disorders — some genetic, some not. While recent developments allow tests for certain multifactorial genetic diseases (such as spina bifida), pre-natal diagnosis has been available since the 1960s to test for Down's syndrome.

Most cases of Down's syn
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