Celebrity Readers Theresa Johnson
College of Southern Maryland Senior Executive Director of Marketing and National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) "Communicator of the Year" Theresa Johnson visited the St. Charles Children's Learning Center on the La Plata Campus as a "Celebrity Reader" on Feb. 13. To celebrate Valentine's Day, Johnson read the children's book "Love Bugs" by David A. Carter. Theresa Johnson gave the children Hershey Kisses and candy marshmallows and in return received smiles and hugs. Celebrat
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Walk along the Itchen Way
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2.2 Going up: using scientific notation for large numbers

Think again about the value for the total volume of water stored on Earth: 1460 000 000 km3.

When dealing with large numbers such as one thousand four hundred and sixty million (1460 000 000), it is tedious to write the number in words or to keep writing all of those zeros. Worse still, it is very easy to lose some of the zeros or add extra ones by mistake. Fortunately, large numbers can be referred to without having to write out all of the zeros. The powers of ten not
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Fossil WebQuest

This webquest was designed for second grade students to meet California Earth Science content standards, language arts/writing standards, and technology standards.  Students learn how fossils are created, as well as how paleontologists use fossils to learn about the past.  Students work in pairs to read and explore various websites, reading and taking notes of details to use to create an informational poster.


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Wegeninformatie: in het Frans de verkeersinformatie
Als bestuurder van een voertuig kun je uitverkeersberichten informatie selecteren die nuttig voor jou is.
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Step-By-Step Solutions for Algebra
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years.  Mr. Chang explains step by step how to solve problems in Algebra explaining the importance of showing all steps involved.
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Finding Slope Given 2 Points
The instructor uses the electronic chalkboard to demonstrate how to determine the slope of a line when given two points that are on that line.  Using the graph is modeled first followed by a step by step approach using the formula for slope. 

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Explaining the Piano to Children
Expert Village video.  This is the third lesson.  This lesson is taught by Hope Wells.  How to teach kids high and low keys on the piano, including tips for making it fun.   Good quality video.  Video would be good for any age student who is learning to play the piano. (02:42)
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The Large Intestine
This short video shows the stage in digestion where the large intestine works. It explains that during digestion water is reabsorbed into the large intestine.
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One-Sided Limits
This video explains one-sided limits. A limit is the value that a function approaches as the input of that function approaches a certain value. In Calculus, sometimes functions behave differently depending on what side of the function that they are on. By definition, a one-sided limit is the behavior on only one side of the value where the function is undefined. (3:02)
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the May 21st 2016 edition
This week: A kerfuffle over Cypriot cheese, why demand for beef in France is getting rarer and Britons lose their taste for a tipple
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The Middle East Challenge in 2013
After the Arab Spring of 2011, is the Middle East now facing the winter of discontent? Many Arab nations are tasked with rebuilding infrastructure, revitalising industry and finding jobs for the growing mass of unemployed.
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Aplicaciones web avanzadas
Aplicaciones Web Avanzadas forma parte del módulo optativo de tres titulaciones de grado. Pretende ser la continuación de los contenidos que el alumno ha adquirido en los cursos previos, especialmente en aquellas asignaturas relacionadas con la programación y desarrollo de aplicaciones Web. Su principal objetivo es proporcionar una visión en profundidad de las distintas tecnologías relacionadas con el entorno Web, que han ido apareciendo en este área: Blogs, Wikis, Redes Sociales, de Gesto
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Atmosphere
In this brief clip, Bill Nye explains the layers of the atmosphere.  (01:36)
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PUNK: Chaos to Couture
PUNK: Chaos to Couture

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The Economist asks: Can Trump’s grand bargain with Russia work?
A deal with Russia could help President Trump’s administration contain China and crush Islamic State. But is a declining economic power like Russia capable of delivering? Mr Trump may not realise that President Putin's aims run counter to America's interests, from recognising Crimea as Russian to ending economic sanctions. Anne McElvoy hosts
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2.11 Further reading

Grice's writing on the philosophy of language, including the 1957 paper ‘Meaning’, is collected in Grice 1989. Discussion of the issues raised in ‘Meaning’ can be found in Avramides 1997 (the most accessible), Blackburn 1984, Miller 1998, and Taylor 1998. A defence of the Gricean Programme can be found in Schiffer 1972, later retracted in Schiffer 1987. Searle's position is developed at length in Searle 1969.


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2.4 Organising your study - keeping a learning diary

If you have found this approach to learning interests you, you might like to take the analysis a stage further. To do Activity 4, you need to be studying a course so that you are engaged in learning on a regular basis. To examine your learning patterns, try keeping a 'learning diary' over a short period of time - at least a week - or maybe during the period that you are studying a particular section of your course.

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McCarthyism
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1950, as the Red Scare intensified, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy told the Ohio County Republican Women's Club of Wheeling, West Virginia, that the State Department was infested with Communists. He claimed to have a list of 205 names that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party. News of the speech spread quickly across the nation and Republican McCarthy became the talk of Congress..." ( Video is well done and profess
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2.5 Summary of Section 1

  • England, Scotland and Wales are nations.

  • Wales was conquered by the English in 1282 and its parliamentary union with England took place in 1536.

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain was formed by the Act of Union of 1707, although the term Great Britain had been in use since 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of England (including Wales). Later unions created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and,
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