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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Bill Nye the Science Guy - "Water Cycle Jump"
This Bill Nye tune teaches students about the Water Cycle using rap. Key terms including sun, water cycle, rain, condensation, evaporation, precipitation are discussed. This is a great resource to help introduce and/or reinforce the water cycle in the classroom. (1:42)
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Happy birthday Tent Theatre!
The curtain has gone up on the 50th season of Tent Theatre. With the official birthday of Tent on June 26, these members of the cast and crew share their birthday wishes for the Missouri State University icon.
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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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Abraham Lincoln - Full Episode
(Scroll down to about half of the page to see the longer video.)This biography takes a rare glimpse into Abraham Lincoln's personal life, including his tumultuous marriage and abusive father. It is very long, but should captivate the attention of students.The need to work hard is a major point throughout.  Note the time: (1:29:44)

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ISS Update: Smartphone SPHERES
NASA Public Affairs Officer Kelly Humphries conducts a phone interview with Mark Micire, SPHERES Engineering Manager at Ames Research Center. Questions? Ask us on Twitter @NASA_Johnson and include the hashtag #askStation. For the latest news about the space station, visit http://www.nasa.gov/station.
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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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Lithobolos - en español
La balista llamada lithóbolos era un arma especialmente usada en asedios. Capaz de lanzar proyectiles que iban entre los 2 y los 40, e incluso los 70 kilos de peso, alcanzaba con gran precisión los 400 metros de distancia. (.17)
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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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Jesse Jackson: Baseball and his Father
In this video clip, Jesse Jackson briefly talks about his father, Charles Jackson, and how he was a first-rate baseball player. (0:34)
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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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In this session you will be introduced to the various types of student blogs most used in higher education.

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Erythemal Index 2000: Full Globe Loop
The Erythemal Index is a measure of ultraviolet radiation (UV) at ground level on the Earth. UV exists to the left of the visible spectrum and is divided into three components (UV-A, UV-B and UV-C). UV-B (290-320 wavelengths) is the most dangerous form of UV radiation that can reach ground level. Atmospheric ozone shields life at the surface from most of the harmful components of solar radiation. Chemical processes in the atmosphere can effect the level of protection provided by the ozone in the
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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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By: icamvid Students give short introductions about his/her research at the Boulder Condensed Matter Physics summer school 2012.
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