Parts of a Story
This video describes the parts of a story - setting, plot, character(s), conflict, and point of view. For each of these categories slides are presented while an off-screen narrator discusses the slide.  discuss what is included for each one. Good information.  Slides are text heavy.  (8:20)
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Sound Waves and Mathematics
Uses a graphing calculator to explain sound (sinusoidal) waves through advanced mathematical formulas. Color and sound, but mostly shows views of graphing calculator and equations. Grades 10-12. 9:17 min.
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Learn How Math is Used in Sports
'Have you ever wondered if they use math in sports? They use math in a lot of sports. For example in baseball, math is used to find the batting average for the players. In football they need math. The reason is because they have to calculate the yards they get to the touchdown. In basketball they need math too. One of the ways they use math in basketball is because they have to find the average points a player scores a game. In bowling they use math to find how many points were scored in each fr
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Lesson on Writing a Descriptive Essay About a Place
An English lesson about writing a descriptive essay.  A sample narrative essay called "My Fantasy Room" is analyzed for structure and the thesis and supporting paragraph details are discussed.  The sample essay words are hard to see on the screen but the narrator describes it well.

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California Gold Rush
The discovery of gold during the 1840s attracts thousands of people attracts hoping to strike it rich in California and resulting in that state being admitted into the union. Mainly talk with little effort to show maps or images.

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Nature by Numbers
A movie inspired by numbers, geometry, and nature. Music helps sets the tone. A great way to get students interested in geometry and see it in nature. Would be a great start to a research project or sharing ideas of other examples. (03:44)

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Constructing Parallel Lines
Constructing parallel lines with a compass and straightedge uses the converse of the parallel lines theorem. This video explains how creating congruent corresponding angles (or congruent AIA or AEA) guarantees parallel lines. The first step in constructing parallel lines is to draw a transversal through the given point to intersect the given line. Last, duplicate an angle created by the transversal and the given line. (1:08)
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"With or Without" - Learning New Words
This is a humorous animated cartoon that could be used as an introduction to a more in depth lesson about the difference between the words "with" and "without." (0:50)
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2.6 Representing feedback through sign graph diagrams
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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Hundreds of Fun maths Activities - With Solutions

I came across a great collection of challenging maths tasks for students of all ages and ability.  There are literally hundreds to choose from and the best thing is there are also detailed solutions provided too.  Author(s): Creator not set

Greece default - not if but when!
Acclaimed economist and commentator Professor Paul Krugman expects the Greek government to default on its enormous debts and would not be surprised, in the aftermath, if the country withdraws from the Euro.
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OER Rubrics | Achieve.org
Open Educational Resources (OER) offer opportunities for increasing equity and access to high-quality K–12 education. Many state education agencies now have offices devoted to identifying and using OERs and other digital resources in their states. To help states, districts, teachers, and other users determine the degree of alignment of OERs to the Common Core State Standards, and to determine aspects of quality of OERs, Achieve has developed eight rubrics in collaboration with leaders from the
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First Scientifically Confirmed Poisonous Bird
This three minute lecture and slide show explains the only poisonous bird in the world and what type of toxin they use.
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Learn about Buddhism
This one minute video highlights the most important aspects of Buddhism and Buddha. Buddhists aims to achieve nirvana by following the noble eightfold path. A good overview, but lacks the depth to stand alone.

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Changing Fields
This lesson begins with an activity in which students induce EMF in a coil of wire using magnetic fields. Then, demonstrations on Eddy currents show how a magnetic field can slow magnets just as Eddy currents are used to slow large trains. There is then a demonstration in which a loop "jumps" because of a changing magnetic field. Finally, formal lecture reviews the cross product with respect to magnetic force and introduces magnetic flux, Faraday's law of Induction, Lenz's Law, Eddy currents, mo
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Molecular Golgi Traffic Illustrations
The tenth of 14 PowerPoint files containing slides for a topical unit of medical cell biology instruction within the broader categories of Cellular Membranes, Organelles and Molecular Traffic, and Cytoskeleton. Only slides containing illustrations are included. Although text slides are not provided, image slides featuring text are intact. PowerPoint animation of text and images has been removed, but there are several slide sequences that when shown consecutively provide image animation. Illustra
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Extending and developing your thinking skills

Diagrams, mind-maps, tables, graphs, time lines, flow charts, sequence diagrams, decision trees: all can be used to organise thought. This unit will introduce you to a variety of thinking skills. Asking and answering questions is at the heart of high-quality thinking. Questions naturally arise from the desire to know and learn about things and may be the starting point for a journey of understanding.


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2.1.1 Choosing keywords
This unit will help you to identify and use information in business and management, whether for your work, study or personal purposes. Experiment with some of the key resources in this subject area, and learn about the skills which will enable you to plan searches for information, so you can find what you are looking for more easily. Discover the meaning of information quality, and learn how to evaluate the information you come across. You will also be introduced to the many different ways of or
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Clinical Examinations in Surgery: Components of the History in Surgery

This multimedia-based module is part of a series designed for medical students to assist in preparation for clinical examinations in surgery. This module, the first of seven in the series, explores the basic guidelines for surgery and the components history taking.

The basic guidelines for surgery are similar to internal medicine. The disease profile, howeve
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