The Graeco-Roman city of Paestum
What can archaeological remains tell us about early cities and the people who lived in them? This album examines the important remains of one city, Poseidonia in Italy, founded towards the end of the 7th century BCE by colonists from the Greek city of Sybaris. Although only twenty-five per cent of the site has been excavated to date, much of its history and culture can be traced through its buildings, inscriptions, and decoration. After it became a colony of Rome in 273 BCE, it became known a
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4.2.2 The significance of the average energy

The average thermal energy of the atoms in a solid indicates how much they are 'rattling' or vibrating around their mean positions. Since the atoms are close together, virtually touching, and because atoms are almost incompressible, they cannot get much closer. But they can get further apart. So, since thermal energy is manifested in the vibrations of the atoms, bigger vibrations mean that the atoms must spend more time further apart. On average then, there is a tendency for a solid to expand
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SAT Prep: Test 4, Section 4, Part 3
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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Gideon vs. Wainwright
This is a video recreation with poor audio. It is at best the reason that this case reached the Supreme Court.

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Story of the World- The Middle Ages-Japanese Knights
This spirited reading of author Susan Wise Bauer's Story of
the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the
peoples of ancient times.  This chapter is about Japanese Knights.

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Wuthering Heights: Context
This video examines the context of Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë.  Wuthering Heights is a tale of passion, a tale of
extremes. Published in 1847, a year before Brontë's death, it was not
received well by the critics of the time, yet today we see it as one of
the great Romantic classics. When reading Wuthering Heights we need

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Roof Types
Architectural Elements: Roof Types
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17.508 The Rise and Fall of Democracy/ Regime Change (MIT)
Coups, civil wars, revolutions, and peaceful transitions are the "real stuff" of political science. They show us why politics matters, and they highlight the consequences of political choices in times of institutional crisis. This course will help you understand why democracies emerge and why they die, from ancient times to the recent wave of democratization in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, and the developing world. Few things are more dramatic than the collapse of a political system, whether
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The History of World War One, 1914-1918
The History of World War One 1914-1918. This is a very short video that goes over the major events about the war. Real footage provides insights into the conditions. Good for students for  this time period.  (01:08)

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Specific Heat Capacity And Latent Heat Practice Questions
The learning objective in this clip is to practice using specific heat capacity and latent heat formulas in the same question.  Several examples are explained and solved on the screen. (9:22)

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand observation as a research method

  • reflect on an experience of research studies with children which use observation as a data collection tool

  • understand the difference between a quantitative and qualitative approach to research

  • distinguish between describing and explaining in a research study.


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References

Donaldson, M. (1978) Children's Minds, London, Fontana.
O'Connell, B. and Bretherton, I. (1984) ‘Toddlers’ play alone and with mother: the role of maternal guidance’, in Bretherton, I. (ed.) Symbolic Play: the development of social understanding, London, Academic Press.
Rogoff, B. (1990) Apprenticeship in Thinking: cognitive development in social context
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Chlamydia : Dossier
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Steeds meer jongeren lopen een soa op. Chlamydia blijkt de koploper: ongeveer 1 op 20 jongeren tussen 15 en 29 jaar zou hiermee besmet zijn.

In dit dossier lees je:

  • de belangrijkste feiten en cijfers van chlamydia bij jongeren;
  • een overzicht van …

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Search for clues, bodies in German Airbus crash
Lufthansa's CEO describes "shock and sadness" following the Germanwings Airbus crash that killed all 150 people on board as investigators scramble to find answers. Vanessa Johnston 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
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FIA Formula E Racing: Drive the Future
[Recorded: March 19, 2015] "The inaugural race was unexpectedly dramatic. A crash at the last turn of the final lap involving the leading cars allowed the Brazilian driver Lucas di Grassi of the Audi Sport ABT team to win. The Beijing ePrix took place in Olympic Park, site of the 2008 Olympics. The cars made 25 laps on the 3.44 kilometer course, weaving between the Water Cube and Bird’s Nest.” Becky Davis, The New York Times September 13, 2014 Formula E is a new FIA (International Automobi
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Babbage: No news like fake news
Our deputy editor Tom Standage weighs in on the debate about false news in the aftermath of America's presidential election. We speak to female entrepreneurs at the Web Summit in Lisbon about gender balance in the technology industry. And a new way to measure fish stocks using DNA
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the complex and different ways in which questions of social justice and inequality come to be seen in terms of the deficient behaviour of different populations

  • Understand how certain groups of people and places come to be identified as ‘problematic’ and how social welfare and crime concerns intersect in the management of these populations

  • demonstrate
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Italy's top court to rule on Amanda Knox fate
Italy's highest court is expected to rule on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend for the 2007 killing of British student Meredith Kercher. Mana Rabiee 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 inclu
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Why Geeks Are a New Talent Opportunity
As business becomes increasingly technological, the proportion of ‘geeks’ in the ranks is rising. Some say they’re annoying and others that they just don’t fit in, but it’s essential for managers to integrate these knowledgeable individuals, no matter how awkward they are.
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