Pregnancy from the course Introduction to Human Nutrition
Introduction to Human Nutrition - Fall 2006.This course provides an overview of digestion and metabolism of nutrients. Foods are discussed as a source of nutrients, and the evidence is reviewed as to the effects of nutrition on health. The emphasis of the course is on issues of current interest and on worldwide problems of food and nutrition. Students are required to record their own diet, calculate its composition, and evaluate its nutrient content in light of their particular needs.
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Synthetic Division - Yay Math
The video demonstrates synthetic division of equations. White board in a class setting, some interaction, engaging, several examples of increasing complexity. The discussion is clear and understandable. Preview - full version at http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4571296703082266244&hl=en Produced by Robert Ahdoot, yaymath.org
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The Search for D H Lawrence
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The Economist asks: How will the financial crisis continue to shape the future?
Anne McElvoy is joined in The Economist studio by Ruchir Sharma, investment strategist and author of The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in a Post-Crisis World, to discuss the continuing legacy of the 2007-8 financial crash, the prospects for investment in a low growth world- and how The Economist defied the curse of the cover story.
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Babbage: Opportunity and curiosity
Countries pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions ahead of the UN climate summit in Paris and NASA discovers water on Mars reigniting hopes for life on the red planet
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For Sale! at Camden Repertory Theater
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Camden Repertory Theater, and to celebrate, founder Desi P. Shelton has brought one of her signature plays back to the stage – or, in this case, a house. For Sale! is the name of the play, and it’s a site-specific theatrical experience happening at 445 Mechanic Street in Camden, New Jersey. Christopher Benincasa met up with Shelton earlier this week to talk about the play, Camden Rep’s mission to represent the “urban female voice”, and ten year
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Greg Mortenson and Thomas Frank
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Cards on the table: The Economist interviews Donald Trump
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Riemann Sums for AP Calculus
An instructor discusses left, midpoint, right, trapezoid, and asymmetric riemann sums using symbolic, graphical, and tabular representations.  The 20-minute video describes all of the major important points that are covered in an AP calculus course. (19:27)
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The Friendship Paradox
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Acknowledgements

Course image: David Goehring in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

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Unforgettable Elephants
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How to Study Effectively
Effective studying is done by studying over time and avoiding cramming  for tests is the purpose of this three minute video. Some good ideas, but no evidence that any of them are more effective than other methods. At best a good review for students at the beginning of the year.
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Crash Course: Chapter 7 - Money Creation
Crash Course, Chapter 7 (Money Creation): Understanding how money is created provides a foundation for appreciating the implications of our massive levels of debt, because it tells us how that debt came into being. As John Kenneth Galbraith once said, "The process by which money is created is so simple, the mind is repelled." Dr. Martenson walks us through this simple process of fractional reserve banking. (04:20)
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Today we are off to Louisiana. The next spoonful will come out soon after we return. Всего хорошего!

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Beginning to trade on the NYSE last week, Northwest airlines dodged the bankruptcy bullet. But while a $1.4 billion a year cut in labor expenses have ensured lower costs, why are airline executives still executives still flying high on salaries, stock options and benefits while workers and retirees see cuts in pay and compensation? Then, with heated debate looming large over progress reports and withdrawal deadlines for Iraq, what's next for Afghanistan? Journalist Christian Parenti, just ba
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Women Fight for Peace
Instructed by a dream and organized in prayer, leymah Gbowee and thousands of everyday women in liberia -- both Christians and Muslims alike -- confronted warlords and a corrupt president to successfully fight for peace and dignity in their war-torn nation. "I realized that every problem we encounter on this journey, I'm going to rise above it and lead these women because they trusted me with their lives and their future," says Gbowee. Journal guest host lynn Sherr interviews leymah Gbowee and
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