Electrical Switches, Part 5, Switch Contacts and Arcing
This video explains the importance of contacts in electrical switches. It describes the effects of arcing and contamination on switch operation. It also shows the effects of high voltage arcs and the danger of arc blasts.
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7.346 Synaptic Plasticity and Memory, from Molecules to Behavior (MIT)
In this course we will discover how innovative technologies combined with profound hypotheses have given rise to our current understanding of neuroscience. We will study both new and classical primary research papers with a focus on the plasticity between synapses in a brain structure called the hippocampus, which is believed to underlie the ability to create and retrieve certain classes of memories. We will discuss the basic electrical properties of neurons and how they fire. We will see how fi
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Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
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Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.

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How the Bewildering World of Student Loans Creates Debt Traps
Student loan debt in the United States -- at $1.3 trillion -- is the second-largest category of consumer debt. Are there common-sense ways to help curtail it?
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Professor David A. B. Miller, the W. M. Keck Foundation Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, delivers the 2014 Hermann Anton Haus Lecture. The Hermann Anton Haus Lecture is RLE’s visiting lecturer program designed to bring the leading world researchers in fields congruent with RLE interests to RLE to share their thoughts and perspectives with the MIT community. The lecture honors the memory of Professor Haus, and continues the process of collaborative dialogue that h
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The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history.  The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.

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Incredibly Beautiful Snow Crystals
This a slideshow of beautiful snow crystals (snowflakes). These still images were taken by a professor at Cal Tech and they are mesmerizing. The music is a ballad by Hayley Westenra. (03:14)
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Issues in foreign policy: Changes in world power
Lord Rees-Mogg, former Editor of The Times, gives a free public lecture on the changing international scene.
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KUER's Jenny Brundin examines an innovative housing program aimed at people coming out of jail or who have substance abuse and mental health problems.
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After studying this unit you should be able:

  • identify the value and best way of note taking.


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Khan Academy MCAT Prep - Vision
Khan Academy video tutorial series on the nervous system. Includes 7 videos relevant to an introduction to sight/vision (general psychology level of understanding).  Designed as preparation for the MCAT exam; also relevant as a general psychology course supplement.
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Joel Guttormson, Operations Coordinator for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, interviews speakers from TAM 2013 presented by the James Randi Educational Foundation. John Loftus is an American author, former US government prosecutor and former Army intelligence officer. He is a president of The Intelligence Summit and, although he is not Jewish, a president of the Florida Holocaust Museum. Loftus also serves on the Board of Advisers to Public Information Research. Check out
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In order to respond to the increasing demand for better understanding of the environment, air quality studies at different scales are required. The Community Multi-scale Air Quality Model (CMAQ) chemical transport model is designed to handle all major scales of interest. However, the meteorology input to the model has to represent adequately the atmospheric conditions at these scales. So far, the meteorological input to CMAQ has been supplied by the Fifth-Generation Pennsylvania State University
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"De regel van derdeb": enkele weetjes in het Engels waar je mee moet rekening houden wanneer je met beeldprojecten bezig bent. Tips en wetmatigheden. Uit Wikipedia.


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Le petit prince: de Kleine Prins van Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Op het einde van deze les kun je een hoofdstuk lezen uit "Le petit prince" en het begrijpen.
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