The World In 2017 Special: Invention
Part one of a three part series: Anne McElvoy and World In editor Daniel Franklin look ahead to 2017. Former head of Google China Kai Fu Lee and Didi President Jean Liu share their thoughts on what the future holds for Chinese tech, while Elizabeth Arden President JuE Wong makes her predictions for the year to come. Also: is a golden age of dealmaking in American business coming to an end? And what do the next 12 months mean for the climate?
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Dividing Decimal Numbers
In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. As this is an introduction to dividing decimal numbers, this video is for older elementary students.
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March 2012 Economic Outlook
Professor F. John Mathis reviews key economic indicators March 21, 2012, at Thunderbird School of Global Management. His guests include Wolfgang Koester, CEO of Fireapps, and Andy Gage, Head of Marketing of Fireapps. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Cortés Defeats The Aztecs
As travel between Europe and America became more frequent, small settlements and trading posts were established along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, including present-day Florida through Central America. Explorers discovered great amounts of precious metals and natural resources, but it was not enough the quench their growing thirst for more wealth.
In 1519, Hernan Cortés was commissioned by the governor of Cuba to expand the Spanish empire into Mexico. Cortés, an aspiring conquistador (c

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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.

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1 Genetic medicine: dreams and realities

Genetics can be used in medicine to confirm a previous or make a fresh diagnosis, or predict a disorder likely to occur in future. At the moment, that is often all that can be done. The so-called ‘diagnostic therapeutic gap’ is one immediate problem for us to deal with. When the only options on offer after a genetic test are to terminate a pregnancy, or prepare to deal with the disease as best you can, some of the dilemmas of new genetic knowledge are sharper.

Genetic testing is onl
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How to Become a Chef & Own Your Own Restaurant
An experienced chefs explains the process of opening a new
restaurant.  He explains that becoming a chef and owning a restaurant requires not only a huge upfront investment, but also a creative mind, a passionate heart and a motivated work ethic.

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The Abolitionist Movement
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
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Russian dance music - Barynya Quartet
Russian dancers & musicians St.Petersburg, FL
Ensemble Barynya performance in St.Petersburg, Florida, March 2009. (8 minutes promo video). Performers: Valentina Kvasova (dance, vocal), Alexey Maltsev (dance, costumed characters), Alexander Menshikov ( vocal, tambourine, guitar), Mikhail Smirnov (garmoshka, guitar, vocals).

Program of the show: "Kalinka", "Dark Eyes" (Ochee Chyornye), "Barynya", "The Peddlers" (Korobushka), "Russian Food Song", "The Snowstorm" (Metelitsa),

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Reading of Junie B., First Grader by Barbara Park
A young boy reads from the book Junie B, First Grader in this clip.  Junie B. Jones is a fictional character in a children's series
written by Barbara Park and illustrated by Denise Brunkus. Junie B.
Jones is the main character in the comical series. Junie B. Jones is
first introduced as a kindergartner and is currently a first grader.
Junie B. Jones exemplifies many of the comical aspects of childhood:
fear of monsters, grammatical errors, dealing with siblin

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Universe of Real Numbers
Algebra IA explanation of real numbers. You need to use the script on the left hand side of the frame to move the video along. Excellent.
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Medical Equipment in the Civil War
In the Civil War, medical equipment was very different from
modern times, as whiskey was used to clean wounds, lancets were used to remove bullets and saws were used for amputation. Find out why infection was so common in the Civil War in this clip narrated by an American history teacher.

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1.5 The Galileo mission

It was a long time before the Voyager missions were followed up by more detailed surveys of the outer planet satellites. No Uranus or Neptune missions are planned, but a mission to Saturn called Cassini-Huygens was launched in 1997 for arrival at Saturn in 2004. However, the Jupiter system received a similar visitor first. This was Galileo, launched in 1989, which became the first spacecraft to orbit Jupiter in December 1995. It continued to function through 2002, and was destroyed by plungin
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Civil Rights Movements
This short video teaches about the meaning of Jim Crow laws and also introduces the students to Homer Plessy, one of the lesser known civil rights leaders. (0:36)
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Music as Blessing

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The Inner Level: how more equal societies reduce stress, restore sanity and improve wellbeing [Audio
Speaker(s): Professor Kate Pickett | The speakers will focus on the psychological effects of inequality, on how larger income differences increase feelings of dominance and subordination, and the consequences for mental illness. Kate Pickett @ProfKEPickett and Richard Wilkinson @ProfRGWilkinson are Professor and emeritus Professor of Social Epidemiology at the University of York where she is University Champion of Equality and Social Justice. Beverley Skeggs @bevskeggs is a feminist sociologist
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Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
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8.5 Looking for Hinduism in Calcutta

2.2 Energy flow in ecosystems

You are about to meet some very large numbers, expressed in scientific notation, and some new units. The new units are those that are used to measure the amount of solar energy received by a part of the Earth's surface. Since plants are dependent on light for photosynthesis, the amount of plant material that ca
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