Battle For Stalingrad
A brief history of the Soviet/German battle for the city of Stalingrad.  This video shows footage of the final stage of Operation Barbarosa.   The German commander of the Sixth Army, General von Paulus, assisted by the Fourth Panzer Army, began it's attack of a small Russian city on the banks of the Volga River. (3:14)

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The Power of Exponentials, Big and Small (Mandarin Voice Over)
Exponential growth is keenly applicable to a variety of different fields ranging from cell growth in biology, nuclear chain reactions in physics to computational complexity in computer science. In this lesson, through various examples and activities, we have tried to compare exponential growth to polynomial growth and to develop an insight about how quickly the number can grow or decay in exponentials.
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Subtracting Decimals with No Place Holder
In this is an easy-to-understand, brief video the instructor uses a sketchpad program to demonstrate how to subtract decimal numbers.  Several examples are modeled with emphasis placed on regrouping and lining up the decimals.

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Converting Fractions to Decimals
How to express a fraction as a decimal. Narrator walks through several examples step-by-step with the Paint Program software.
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Learn Equivalent Fractions
We can test if two fractions are equivalent by cross-multiplying their numerators and denominators. The cartoon animation in this video uses very simple pictures and examples to help explain equivalent fractions.  The problems become more difficult towards the end of the video.  (03:47)
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Locating and Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane
This video is a mini lesson with a teacher explaining how to locate and plot points on a coordinate plane to students. It identifies and defines the different parts of the coordinate plane and offers the rules to follow when plotting and locating points.

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3.2.5 Group development

Next on the list of priorities in the functioning of groups is the process of group development. One popular conception of the way in which groups 'gel' and become effective was first suggested by Tuckman (1965) and then extended by Tuckman and Jensen (1977). Tuckman originally identified four stages in this development process, which he named 'forming', 'storming', 'norming' and 'performing'. These stages (see Author(s): The Open University

Quickly Play Random Songs from iTunes
This tutorial shows you how to use QuicKeys to assign an hot that plays random songs from on your iTunes playlists. It’s really simple to do using this AppleScript script: tell application "iTunes" tell (some track of playlist "title of your playlist") to play end tell This automation can also be done using Automator, using the Services template.
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Meet Harvard's Employees: Donny Nyamweya, IT Web Publishing
Donny Nyamweya, who works in Harvard Universtiy Information Technology's Web Publishing discusses his career, benefits and what he enjoys about working at Harvard. This is one of a series of employee profiles created for the Harvard Human Resources website (hr.harvard.edu/jobs) to give current and prospective employees a sense of the diversity of jobs and people at the University.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this Unit you should be able to:

  • demonstrate your understanding of how social welfare policy started to evolve at a national level after World War II;

  • locate information relevant to social welfare through reference to a range of sources;

  • evaluate the reliability of information from different sources.


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OSMO links tangible objects to the iPad for new learning opportunities.

OSMO is an innovative add on for the iPad that allows you to use tangible objects instead of the screen as an interface between the user and software.  If you check out the video above you can see it in action to get a better idea of how it operates.

This add on allows for a range of new opportunities that can be appli
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This short video has children singing the classic nursery rhyme with simple animation. (01:49)
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Idioms in English - 'Blue'
This video is in lecture format with a white board. There aren't any graphics provided to help add depth to the lesson. The phrases  are all common expressions
and phrases that use the color blue. (3:26)

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Survey of London: volume 42 - Kensington Square to Earl's Court
This volume completes the Survey’s study of Kensington. It describes the expansion of building development south and west towards Earl’s Court from the original late-17th-century ‘Old Court Suburb’ around Kensington Square and Kensington High Street. The area has a great variety of house-types and architectural styles: surviving 1680s houses in Kensington Square; brick-and-stucco Regency terraces in and around Edwardes Square; George & Peto’s large and flamboyant Flemish-inspired brick
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3.2 What are rights?

The modern discourse of universal human rights has a number of features. The idea that everyone, everywhere has rights refers to the concept that there are certain entitlements justifiably owed to all individuals by virtue of certain features that all human beings have in common. As the nineteenth-century French politician and historian Alexis de Tocqueville put it, the idea of rights ‘removes from any request its supplicant character, and places the one who claims it on the same level as t
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Exodus Chapter 5 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Exodus, Chapter 5, from the New International Version of the Bible.  Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects.  No moving images.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions
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Dozens killed in Baghdad shooting
About 29 people, mostly women, have been killed by gunmen who police said left messages suggesting some of the victims were prostitutes. 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 ne
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Conceptual Physics Conservation of Energy
Paul Hewitt demos conservation of kinetic and potential energy with a bowing ball next to his teeth. (01:07)
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Evolution, Ep.1: Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Interweaving key moments of drama in Darwin's life with current research, "Darwin's Dangerous Idea" explores why his theory of evolution might matter even more today than it did in his own time. This documentary is suitable for high school grades. (10:29)
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