Engineering an Empire - The Persians - Part 3/5
Persia became an empire under Cyrus the Great. This History Channel documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of Persia and is suitable for high school students. Narration by Peter Weller and other scholars.
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Projectile Motion (Part 8) - Khan Academy
A little leftover from part 7. How high did the ball go? More on the ball throwing game. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his easy, conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' (01:46)
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The Fall of France - Documentary part 10 of 12
This part of the documentary shows the beginning of the fall of the allied forces in France. The German superiority is explained. There is reference to the role the air force played in this battle. (10:00)
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Assessment of the Impact of Digital-Manual Media Types on the Basic Design Capabilities of Architect
The research attempts to defi ne and classify the design capabilities of architects into a basic framework. This defi nition will be useful in understanding and determining the types and nature of impact introduced by digital and manual media used during architecturaldesign process. The research consists of three parts. The First part reviews the main stages, tasks and activities of the architectural design process. The second part builds the proposed framework of design capabilities relating th
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4.8 Advertising

If you are managing the recruitment process by a traditional route you will now need to consider advertising the vacancy. Your organisation may have a specific policy or rules governing advertising. The cost of advertising can constitute a significant proportion of any recruitment expenditure and you need to ensure you get an effective response at the least possible cost. The important factors are:

  • the content of the advertisement (key elements of the
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Saudi Arabia mourns long-time ruler King Abdullah
Saudi Arabia is bidding farewell to long-time ruler King Abdullah whose death was announced by state television early Friday morning. Pavithra George reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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, national, and international n
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2.3 Horizontal communication

In the OSI reference model there is a clear separation of services and protocols, but this separation is not always evident in practical applications, so it is worthwhile spending some more time on the differences between them. A service is provided by one layer to the layer above, and the capabilities of a service are defined in terms of primitives and their parameters. A service relates to two adjacent layers in the same system. In contrast, a protocol defines the communication between two
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
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Meta-Lab: programa??o de um laborat?rio interativo [Metal-Lab: the programming of an interactive lab
Here we discuss the technological and theoretical issues that conform the restructuring proposal of the Computer Laboratory of Escola de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da UFMG, reconfiguring it in what we call ?Meta-Lab?: a space composed of programmable modules that make up the so called Sistema Hidra(!), a system structured in three levels (sensory, processor and actuator level) which receives environmental information via sensors, processes these information and changes the environment using actuato
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Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 01-The Moral Side of Murder.
Harvard University's Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Lecture (54:56)


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6.3 First Essay

The earliest essay, written under the nom de plume of ‘one of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Lanark’ (if intended to provide Owen with anonymity this was a thin disguise, given the content) and entitled ‘On the Formation of Character’, is prefixed by the famous precept, central to the ‘New View’, that:

Any general character, from the best to the worst, from the most ignoran
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How Light Enters the Eye
This video uses computer animation and narration to demonstrate how light enters the eye and each component of the eye involved. Grades 7-12. 2:38 min.
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Nancy Wimmer: The Art of Rural Business
Recorded on 2/8/14. NANCY WIMMER is the director of the renewable energy research company microSOLAR, which specializes in microfinance and rural electrification in developing countries. She has been involved with the Grameen Bank since 1990 and with the renewable energy company, Grameen Shakti, since it was founded in 1996. Her work with microfinance, village banking and rural entrepreneurs has taken her to Bangladesh, Egypt, El Salvador, India, Honduras, Nepal and Peru. Nancy has studied at
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Code and Law between Truth and Power [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Julie Cohen, Anne Barron | The problem of control over information flows has emerged as a doubly critical vantage point from which to interrogate the exercise of power and the pursuit of justice. Scholars of law and communications have come to recognize that in the networked information society, the dialogue between truth and power is mediated by the code. The Internet has been hailed as the ultimate medium for speaking truth to power, but networked information technologies
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Johns Hopkins Join the Conversation Boston Highlights
Members of the Johns Hopkins community gathered in Boston to hear from Krieger School Dean Katherine Newman and School of Education Dean David Andrews and to discuss the Johns Hopkins Institute for the American City. Visit rising.jhu.edu to learn more. *Please "like" this video and subscribe to our channel.*
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Al 88, Si 12 (wt%), eutectic alloy
This alloy is of the eutectic composition. From the melt a eutectic is formed between aluminium solid solution and virtually pure silicon. Slow solidification produces a very coarse microstructure. The eutectic comprises large plates of silicon in the aluminium matrix. This microstructure displays poor ductility due to the brittleness of large silicon plates. The microstructure is normally refined through either rapid solidification, which lets the silicon phase assume a fibrous form, or by a pr
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Les formats de diffusion : formats ouverts, formats fermés (Module 8.2) (Vidéo)

MOOC “Création, publication et partage sur Internet” : cours en ligne délivré du 5 mai 2014 au 13 juillet 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.

Semaine 8 : Diffuser un document : pertinence et adaptation
Séquence 1 : Les formats de diffusion : formats ouverts, formats fermés



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    Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (5/6)
    Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
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    Sustaining one another: enset, animals, and people in the southern highlands of Ethiopia
    An Anthropology Departmental Seminar delivered by Elizabeth Ewart and Wolde Tadesse (School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford) on 13 October 2017
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    Your Health: Top Heart Disease Questions from Patients
    From diet and exercise to smoking and stress, there are lots of things that can affect your risk for heart disease. In this interview, University of Maryland cardiologist Dr. Gupta shares some the top questions he gets from his patients as well as the answers that can help you improve your heart health. Dr. Gupta is an associate an associate professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a cardiologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Related Links: Ma
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