The Transcontinental Railroad- Laying the Tracks
This video is about how the  tracks for the Transcontinental Railroad were laid, how one section still holds the record for fastest track laying, and how all the rapid growth had both positive and negative consequences. Compares to landing on Mars.
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Henry Wood Elliott: Defender of the Fur Seal
This resource features an award winning, student produced documentary film that fulfills the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's obligations for the National Historic Preservation Act. Users can download movies or short movie clips that describe the first studies of the fur seal in the Pribilofs by Henry Wood Elliot, including historical, environmental, and economic policies that may have saved the seal from extinction.
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The Rise of Technology
Airplanes, electric railways, and automobiles joined railways to fuel Americans' growing sense of mobility. They came to characterize the progressive spirit of the new century. As a result of these new modes of public transportation, people were able to travel faster and more easily within and between cities, changing settlement patterns. One image in this group depicts John J. Montgomery, the first American to fly a heavier-than-air machine, and his glider ?Santa Clara? in 1905. An invitation t
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Hands on the Land Teaching Materials
Hands on the Land (HOL) is a network of field classrooms stretching across America from Alaska to Florida. HOL is sponsored by Partners in Resource Education, a collaboration of five Federal agencies, a non-profit foundation, schools, and other private sector partners. Public lands comprise approximately one-third of the acreage of the U.S., and you'll soon see they are rich in historical, archaeological and environmental learning opportunities. Through the HOL network of field classrooms, Feder
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Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test
Writing Introduction in SAT Reading Test - Structure and scoring analysis of the SAT Writing section. This is a very brief clip. (01:17)
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Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill
Course - Group - Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill - Arizona State University > Science Studio > Science Studio vol 003 - Topic: Taxonomy & Fish - Guest: Tony Gill
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Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jil
Course - Group - Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jill Grant - Arizona State University > Science Studio > Science Studio vol 060 - Topic: Structured space: archeology and the urban neighborhood - Guest: Jill Grant
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2010 College of Charleston Highlights
2010 was a record setting year! College of Charleston continued to attract attention for its academics (Parade Magazine named us a "Best Small College") and amazing extra-curricular opportunities (our Quidditch team is ranked No. 12 in the world). Jason Mraz gave the first ever concert in the Carolina First Arena, we launched an accelerated M.B.A. Program, Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greg Mortenson inspired students and we restored the Cistern Yard and surrounding buildings. Get more in
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China's likely next leader
Xi Jinping, the man tipped to become China's next president, will perform better than President Hu Jintao, says one academic. Not everyone agrees.
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FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l integration des nouveaux professionnels

Atelier 3.2
Titre : FORMATIC – Paris 2011 – Piloter l’integration des nouveaux professionnels : l’approche du e-learning
Auteur : Jean Patrick DEBERDT (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE), Yvan DOUALLY (consultant organisme de formation THINK-SANTE)
Résumé :
Conférence enregistrée lors du congrès international FORMATIC PARIS 2011. Atelier TIC et pratiques innovantes au service de la formation des professionnels de la santé. Président de sé
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Premium brand pricing strategies and consumer perception
Executive Doctorate (DBA) student José Mendoza discusses his research with Toby Thompson. Profile: http://linkd.in/gldBZP
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Practical Impression Management - Raw Materials
This is a learning activity about impression management.It examines the concept of impression management from a practical perspective. Its content is strongly located within the context of employability and as such is designed to raise an individual's awareness of the importance of giving a positive impression, particularly when attempting to secure employment. Issues such as dress codes, verbal and written communication, basic etiquette and social interaction will be explored.
Author(s): EVOLUTION,UCLANOER,E-EVOLVE,UCLAN,Louisa Jones

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Testing the functional integrity of ocular reflexes
This Flash simulation from the Royal Veterinary College is designed to help pre-clinical students to understand the function of ocular nerves and muscles. The student is presented with a virtual patient to test pupillary (consensual) light reflex, palpebral and corneal reflexes as well as testing the nervous control of extra-ocular muscles of the eye. This provides a safe way to observe and practice on a wide range of nerve or ocular deficits and also receive informative feedback.
Author(s): Jack Sisterson,Sonya Powney,Chris Trace,Raymond Ma

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Antihypertensive therapy – risk/benefit ratio
Franz Messerli in conversation with Frank Ruschitzka: Antihypertensive therapy – risk/benefit ratio
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GSF 2011 – Questions, réponses

Les naissances mondiales
• 135 millions en 2005
• dont 16 millions d’une mère de moins de 20 ans
• Où ont lieu ces naissances précoces ?
• Quelles sont les tendances ?
• Quels sont les facteurs ?
Remarque : en comptant les IVG, le bilan des grossesses mondiales serait :
• 175 millions en 2005
• dont plus de 20 millions chez une jeune fille ou une jeune femme de moins de 20 ans
• mais ces estimations sont incertaines<
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Love School of Business 25th Anniversary
The Love School of Business celebrates 25 years on Elon's campus.
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