Howard Goodall on Pentatonic Music
Howard Goodall explains pentatonic music from 'How Music Works'. Examples include Swing Low, Mull of Kintyre and Whole Lotta Love.  A pentatonic scale consists of 5 pitches and can be major or minor.  An example of a major scale would be c, d, e, g, a, c.
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UR Jazz Cuba Combo: Summertime
Performed April 16, 2014 at the University of Richmond under the direction of Dr. Mike Davison.
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Space to Ground: "Flying" High: 1/9/15
NASA's Space to Ground is your weekly update on what's happening aboard the International Space Station. Got a question or comment? Use #spacetoground to talk to us.
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Literary Festival 2013: Narratives: the oral tradition of storytelling and fiction [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Vayu Naidu, Michael Wood | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor audio quality of this recording. After a performance by the highly acclaimed story teller Vayu Naidu of a story from the Ramayana, this discussion will explore the oral tradition of storytelling, and fiction. Vayu Naidu is a story teller. She is founder and artistic director of the Vau Naidu company, which promotes storytelling as theatre, with a signature style combining text, music and dance. She has brought r
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Today in History for March 25th
This is a recap of the world's news events that happened on Thursday, March 25th. (01:38)
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The Modern Mercenary: private armies and what they mean for world order [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sean McFate | It was 2004, and Sean McFate had a mission in Burundi: to keep the president alive and prevent the country from spiralling into genocide, without anyone knowing that the United States was involved. The United States was, of course, involved, but only through McFate's employer, the military contractor DynCorp International. Throughout the world, similar scenarios are playing out daily. The United States can no longer go to war without contractors. Yet we don't know much
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Ecological Tipping Points (Spanish Subtitles)
The major goal of this lesson is to provide students with some of the tools they will need to analyze and solve the many complex problems they will face during their lifetimes. In the lesson, students learn to use Flow Charts and Feedback Diagrams to analyze a very complex problem of ecological sustainability. The lesson looks at a specific case study—from my home town in the Philippines—of the Live Reef Fish Trade now threatening survival of the Coral Reef Triangle of Southeast Asia. Live r
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New life for Mark I, world's first programmable computer
The Harvard Mark I computer, the world's first programmable, mechanical computer, sprang to life when officials switched it on to mark the opening of a refurbished exhibition in Harvard's Science Center.
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1.1.2 Key resources

When you need to find information in Arts or History, how confident are you that you know the best places to search (e.g. search engines, subject gateways, online databases etc.) to find the information you need?

  • 5 – Very confident

  • 4 – Confident

  • 3 – Fairly confident

  • 2 – Not very confident

  • 1 – Not confident at all

How familiar are you with journal articles as
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4.5 What can individuals do?

Whatever age they are, men, women and children can all do something to try to prevent future cardiovascular diseases in themselves or their families by eating a balanced diet (see Section 4.6), taking more exercise and modifying their lifestyles to reduce any other known risk factors. If cardiovascular diseases are pre-existi
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{Suresh 682} Nice sentences -Present tense
{Suresh 682} Nice sentences – Present tense सुन्दर वाक्य (sundar vaaky)- वर्तमान काल (vartmaan kaal) वह गंभीर स्वभाव का है |(Vah gambheer swabhaav kaa hai.) He is of serious nature. […]

5.1 Introduction

Figure 9
Figure 9 Lithotectonic units of the British Isles
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Viewing Gamma Rays (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about gamma rays and how astronomers use them to study the universe. Explore the electromagnetic spectrum and investigate how the wavelength, frequency, and energy of a wave are related. Learn how gamma rays interact with matter and how the Fermi telescope works. Look at false-color gamma ray images of supernova remnants, pulsars, Earth, and gamma ray bursts.
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Is the Rise of Contract Workers Killing Upward Mobility?
The use of contract workers is a rising trend among private companies and public entities. Although the practice is intended to save money, organizations may suffer other costs.
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Under Armour’s Kevin Plank: Creating ‘the Biggest, Baddest Brand on the Planet’
Now a billion dollar company, Under Armour began with a single product -- a form-fitting, moisture-wicking shirt that founder and CEO Kevin Plank developed to remedy his own problems with perspiration after a long day on the football field. At a recent presentation co-sponsored by the Wharton Leadership Lectures and the Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative, Plank discussed the company's growth trajectory and shared the principles and slogans that guide him in his efforts to build "the biggest, ba
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Devin Currie: Organic Waste to Liquid Fuels
Dr. Devin Currie is a post-doctoral researcher working with the MIT Tata Center for Technology and Design on a microbial process which converts solid organic waste into biodiesel in India. Dr. Currie's research simultaneously touches on the nuances of the cultural and logistical challenges to new waste collection and separation systems, while addressing the growing need for sustainably-derived fossil fuel replacements in a country which imports most of its energy consumed.
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ALI Class of 2003 Installation
Each year, OTIS College of Art and Design's graduating Architecture/Landscape/Interiors (A/L/I) seniors design and build a full-scale spatial environment in their final semester of study. 2003 A/L/I seniors (Robert Apodaca, Michael Aquino, Jason Burton, Jae Chang, Dolly Davis, Kristen Erickson, Maki Honjo, Sung Yeon Kim, Linda Lu, Michele Penner and Young Rho) designed, fabricated and installed a single, very large object (8'x8'x73') consisting of 12 modules: 1 module with both a front and back
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Search for survivors in NYC building collapse
At least seven people are reported dead, as crews search for missing residents after an Upper Manhattan explosion brought down two apartment buildings. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 interna
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Space Station Live: Scott Kelly Discusses Year-Long Mission
Space Station Live commentator Pat Ryan interviews NASA astronaut Scott Kelly about his upcoming year-long mission to the International Space Station. The mission is set to launch in late March 2015. This aired during Space Station Live on April 10, 2014.
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Guide to Teaching with Alfre Woodard's Sourjourner Truth Reading

Lesson plan for using a live video of Alfre Woodard reading "Ain't I a Woman" in order to teach rhetorical appeals.


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