Children Book Review: The Storm (The Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick book review of the book The Storm by Cynthia Rylant.  This gives a short synopsis.  (00:53)
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The Secession Solution

Earlier this month, Amendment 1 — an amendment to the North Carolina state constitution that precludes the state from recognizing gay marriage, among various other kinds of domestic partnership — was passed by voters. Much has already been made of the bill's discriminatory content, the former need to "vote again
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17.40 American Foreign Policy: Past, Present, and Future (MIT)
The mission for this course is to explain and evaluate past and present United States policies. What caused the United States' past involvement in foreign wars and interventions? Were the results of U.S. policies good or bad? Would other policies have better served the U.S. and/or the wider world? Were the beliefs that guided U.S. policy true or false? If false, what explains these misperceptions? General theories that bear on the causes and consequences of American policy will be applied to exp
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Chemistry 216 - The Synthesis and Characterization of Organic Compounds

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06.07.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die italienische Regierung hat den Weg für zusätzliche Haushaltseinsparungen freigemacht. Nach einem Kabinettsbeschluss sind noch für dieses Jahr Kürzungen von 4,5 Milliarden Euro vorgesehen. Im nächsten Jahr soll die Summe auf 10,5 Milliarden Euro und 2014 auf elf Milliarden Euro steigen. Die geplante Mehrwertsteuererhöhung um zwei Prozentpunk
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University Distinguished Professor Gail D. Burd
University Distinguished Professor awards honor faculty who have made sustained contributions of consistent educational excellence and have demonstrated outstanding commitment to undergraduate education. Gail Burd is a Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology.
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Learn with Pictures #1 - Get Your Vegetables!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Here at SpanishPod101.com, we’ve discovered the easiest way for you to learn Spanish vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can’t live without. In this Spanish video tutorial, you’ll learn the words for all sorts of vegetables. The video shows [...]
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Ask Steve: Robert Kennedy
In this Ask Steve video clip, Robert Kennedy and the chance that he would have been elected president of the United States if he hadn't been assassinated was discussed. It would have been difficult seeing as the primaries were much different then. (2:04)
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Experimental Microbial Genetics, Fall 2003
Subject uses molecular genetics to examine how Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria can be used in novel and relevant bioconversion processes, for example, to synthesize precursors to the drug Crixivan, a potent inhibitor of HIV replication, or to synthesize metabolites as food supplements. Students engage in independent research projects to address questions relating to these processess. Techniques used include plasmid manipulation, genetic complementation, mutagenesis, PCR, and DNA sequenc
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What Do Revision Choices Reveal? (Interactive)
This activity is designed to help you discover your students' growth as writers by the revisions they make in their writing pieces. You will see two pieces of authentic student writing — a poem and a personal narrative — as they evolved through multiple drafts, and observe how the changes reflect the revision strategies the students learned and applied.
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Soundbites I
By: icamvid Students give short introductions about his/her research at the Boulder Condensed Matter Physics summer school 2012.
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Surface Area of Cones Math (Interactive)
Calculate the surface area of three-dimensional geometric figures using the formula for cones. Make a three-dimensional model of a cone from a net.
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Surface Area of Cylinders (Interactive) - Spanish Voice
Calculate the surface area of rectangular prisms, cylinders, or three-dimensional geometric figures. Make a net to represent a three-dimensional object and a three-dimensional model from a net.
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Cambridge Ideas- How Many Light bulbs?
This is a very interesting video from Cambridge and TedEd about energy conservation and alternative energy.  Scientist Neil Payne suggests replacing fossil fuels with both wind and nuclear power.  The video contains many facts and statistics about the amount of power the average person consumes.  (06:16)
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High-dose cholecalciferol reduces parathyroid hormone in patients with early chronic kidney disease:
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Traditional and Innovative ways of Teaching Amharic Alphabet
Traditional and Innovative ways of Teaching Amharic Alphabet.
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Order in Spontaneous Behavior
Brains are usually described as input/output systems: they transform sensory input into motor output. However, the motor output of brains (behavior) is notoriously variable, even under identical sensory conditions. The question of whether this behavioral variability merely reflects residual deviations due to extrinsic random noise in such otherwise deterministic systems or an intrinsic, adaptive indeterminacy trait is central for the basic understanding of brain function. Instead of random noise
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