Roy Hattersley - 2000
Roy Hattersley and discusses his life, his approach to writing and Blood and Fire, his biography of William and Catherine Booth, the founders of the Salvation Army.
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Wright Brothers, Part III
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 04:21.
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Wright Brothers, Part IV
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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Wright Brothers, Part V
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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Wright Brothers--Actual Footage of Flight
Here is brief actual footage of the Wright Brothers and their demonstration of their first flight. Because of the era, this is a silent film. (01:29)
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Among The Hidden
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The Miracle of Compound Returns
In this video, we use the miracle of compounding to explain why it’s so important to save early and often. (05:29)

Consider these two scenarios: 

First, meet Myopic Mary. She starts saving in her 30s, and by 45 years old she has $20K. Her intended retirement age is 65. Mary invests her money in a retirement fund with a 7% annual rate of return. She doesn’t touch the money until retirement. How much will she have by then? To get our answer, we’ll u

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2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the characteristics of light emitted by stars, and hence the information of cosmological interest that can be deduced from it

  • distinguish between true and false statements relevant to the distribution and motion of stars within galaxies, and of galaxies within clusters and superclusters

  • outline the methods used for estimating the distances to stars and to galaxies

  • explain and
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6.2.2 The Earth's motion relative to the 3 K radiation

Radiation has energy and momentum, so we can use the molecules of a fluid such as air as an analogy for the photons of radiation. A detector pointing forwards along the direction of our motion (if any) will encounter a greater number of photons than a detector pointing backwards; in other words, it will record a higher intensity of 3 K radiation. (If the detector is tuned to a narrow band of frequencies one would also have to take account of the change in observed spectrum, but the principle
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Preschool Lesson: Forming Capital Letters
With Stamp and See, children learn to make capital letters step by step. They form letters by tracing with magnetic chalk or stamping with wood piece shapes.  This lesson shows the teacher modeling a lesson using this product helping a small group of students learn how to form capital letters step-by-step.  (02:20)
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18 dead in single Gaza bombing
Palestinians awake to fresh destruction in Gaza including the scene of the single deadliest bombing since the start of Israel's offensive. Paul Chapman 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
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RVC 38 - Endothelial Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease
Endothelial cells line all the blood vessels in our bodies and disease processes culminating in heart attack and stroke start with problems in these cells. Prof Caroline Wheeler-Jones explains her work examining the importance of particular enzymes and signalling pathways in the function of endothelial cells, and how these go wrong or may be protective against cardiovascular diseases.
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The Evacuation of Saigon
A video by Meet Me at the Corner.  This video has a student interviewing Mr. Vern Jumper, a retired Air Officer who was on duty during the Evacuation of Saigon.  The video takes place in San Diego, CA while touring the U.S.S. Midway Museum.  The video contains some actual photographs from the time period.  A teacher could also use this video to teach students how to conduct an interview. (4:42)
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Mozart for Children: Biography for Children
This is a child-friendly introduction to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Who was he? Why is he famous? What did he do? (04:35)
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History of Religions in America - Introduction
This video is the introduction and first part to the interview to Dr. Brekus. There is a list of all the topics to be treated in the interview, from the origins of religions in the colonies on and Dr. Brekus starts by describing what protestants in the colonies were like and what they did.  
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Nutrition and Diet
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Explain how different foods can affect metabolism Describe a healthy diet, as recommended by the U.S. Department of […]

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As You Like It at Two River Theater
Everyone knows, or has at least heard, this famous line: “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” It’s from Shakespeare’s romantic comedy "As You Like It," which is running through February 16th at Two River Theater in Red Bank. Christopher Benincasa recently sat down with director Michael Sexton to talk about his fresh, modern take on the play, and what it has to say to us in 2014 – more than four centuries after it was written.
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Los Angeles 1984: The Games of the XXIII Olympiad

The Games of the XXIII Olympiad, from Los Angeles, USA.  These Games are known for the fourteen country boycott led by the USSR. The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum became the only stadium to host the Summer Olympic Opening Ceremony twice, the first time in 1932.  Romania was the only Warsaw Pact nation to compete.  Carl Lewis of the U.S. won four gold medals in track and field, in the same events as Jesse Owens did in 1936.  Gymnas
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Ritual Circumcision/Xhosa Male Culture
The Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is home to the Xhosa people, one of the nation's largest tribes. They live in the modern world, but they maintain their traditions. This includes the ritualized transition to manhood for Xhosa boys. This video is useful for discussing not only culture/tradition, but modern medicine and how sometimes these things can be at odds.  (04:58)

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