Crossing the Sahara Desert by Camel - Michael Palin - BBC
Michael Palin Pole-to-Pole adventure. He tries to buy a camel but has to use other methods. (03:22)
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17.1 Introduction

I'm going to pause here to try to put together some of the ideas we have encountered so far. I deliberately chose the example of a supermarket to illustrate some of the key processes involved in an ICT system. Figure 15 is a modified version of the block diagram for computers in a ne
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Human Emotion 16.2: Physical Health II (Stress)
Human Emotion; Professor June Gruber, Yale University 00:00 Chapter 1. Introduction to Lecture 00:47 Chapter 2. Stress 12.06 Chapter 3. Disease 15:40 Chapter 4. Take-Away Questions 16:10 Chapter 5. Expert Interview This course is part of a broader educational mission to share the study of human emotion beyond the boundaries of the classroom in order to reach students and teachers alike, both locally and globally, through the use of technology. This mission is generously supported by, and in
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REC100 Session 2 Fall 2011
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Higgs Boson explained with Daniel Scully
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Trade Fair Idea for Sixth Graders
No narrator, but the visuals are enough to show how a school can create a Trade Fair in conjunction with its study of European history. Lots of good ideas and could be used by other schools as a model. Students learn how to barter and no money is used.  School made video...run time 02:54
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • evaluate technical descriptions of communication protocols and demonstrate an understanding of their operation

  • describe the characteristics of circuit-switched and packet-switched networks, and of connectionless and connection-oriented modes in packet-switched networks

  • describe the role played by primitives in the OSI reference model

  • explain how ‘vertical’ and ‘horizontal’ com
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Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Conflict
This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow identifies two major leaders in the African American community during the era of Jim Crow: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. By the turn of the 20th century, Washington was an incredibly popular figure who, among many accomplishments, had become the leader of the Tuskegee Institute and started the National Business League. Washington maintained that African Americans could achieve economic progress and spiritual growth but only by accepting
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Pupil groupings within classrooms: social pedagogy within cultural contexts
There have been many studies of teaching and learning in classrooms, for example, involving teaching approaches and styles, learning or broad classroom level structures (e.g. age of pupils, ability, curriculum). These studies offer insights into teaching effectiveness, patterns of learning and broad explanations of classroom effects, yet they add little insight into the complex ecology that characterises children’s development in school contexts. Studies of teaching and learning within classro
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1.6.2 Riboflavin (vitamin B2)

Riboflavin or vitamin B2, which was originally known as vitamin G, is found in a wide variety of foods, including milk and dairy products. It is more stable to heat than some of the other B vitamins, but is destroyed by exposure to sunlight. Milk in a glass bottle exposed to sun, loses 10% of its riboflavin per hour. Riboflavin plays a crucial role in the metabolism of carbohydrates and proteins and is involved in many other metabolic reactions in the body.

Although riboflavi
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18.1 Introduction

Most supermarkets now have an online ICT system which allows customers to select and purchase goods from the supermarket's website. Goods are then delivered to the customer's home. Buying and selling things using the internet is known as 'electronic commerce', often shortened to e-commerce.


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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
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Violence in Pakistan after church bombings
Angry protesters in Lahore kill two men they suspect of involvement in bombings targeting two churches, that killed at least 14 people. Yiming Woo 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 news
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Lane and Quantrill: Bleeding Kansas
Video describes the efforts of two men who led raids in Kansas in the years before the Civil War.

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Tropical Rain Forest Biome
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Supply chains: Smart cars
What happens when you bring the best of two famous brands together? What sorts of innovations can emerge, and how is a brand image created for the new product? The Smart car came about as a result of a collaboration between car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz and Swatch, the Swiss watch maker. This album examines the innovations behind the Smart car, its supply chain, and its assembly line in Hambach, France, where a finished car is produced every 96 seconds. With its major suppliers situated on the
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Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 10
After the conspiracy and death of her husband, Mary queen of Scots was involved in battle against Elizabeth. She was taken prisoner to England. She abdicated to her one-year-old son, James, who she never saw again. Elizabeth had to face more problems with Catholic groups. Mary escaped from her island prison. There was battle and she is defeated again. Mary was imprisoned again. Catholics in the north rebelled. Mary attempted once again, this time, she plotted with Lord Northfolk against Elizabet
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17.1 Part 4: 1 Revising your understanding

By now, it is probably apparent that those of us writing this unit are enthusiastic about the possibilities for systems thinking and complexity thinking. Our enthusiasm extends beyond just thinking, to applying systems thinking to a situation in the world that we experience as complex for the purpose of doing something about it. Our focus is on improving a situation experienced as problematical or on grasping some opportunity. It is the act of relating systems thinking to action in a given co
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3.A08 Attraction and Repulsion: The Magic of Magnets (MIT)
This Freshman Advising Seminar surveys the many applications of magnets and magnetism. To the Chinese and Greeks of ancient times, the attractive and repulsive forces between magnets must have seemed magical indeed. Through the ages, miraculous curative powers have been attributed to magnets, and magnets have been used by illusionists to produce "magical" effects. Magnets guided ships in the Age of Exploration and generated the electrical industry in the 19th century. Today they store informatio
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6.1 Basic isotropy

As we have said, the photons in the 3 K background have been practically free from interaction with anything since about 4 × 105 years after the instant of the big bang. The present angular distribution of the microwave radiation – the way in which it is spread across the sky – is therefore almost the same as it was then. The spectrum we find today depends on the temperatures at that time – for the intensity of the radiation in a particular region of the early Unive
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