Yuri’s Night Greeting from Expedition 43 Commander Terry Virts
Expedition 43 commander Terry Virts of NASA took time to send a special message to celebrators around the globe recognizing the anniversary of the first human space flight. On April 12, 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. Space cooperation has been a hallmark of U.S.-Russia relations, including during the height of the Cold War, and most notably, in the past 14 consecutive years of continuous human
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The sound of summer music
The musically inclined are drawn to Harvard form near and far each summer. They gather to create the sound of music with Harvard Summer School ensembles.
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Facts of Congress - Lobbyists
Provides a brief description of the role lobbyists play in informing Congress on specific issues and the will of the people. Appropriate for classroom use. (01:05)
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Coding4Fun First Quarter 2015 Round-Up

I look back on this past quarter and kind of say, "wow." So much has been released, there was so much news that even with this round-up, it's hard to grok it all.

Then I try to imagine what the NEXT quarterly round-up, post BUILD/Ignite, will look like [Brain Explodes]...

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3.6 Summary

  • The common-sense narratives of the crime problem in the UK can be broken down into a series of distinct claims that make assessing them easier.

  • Those claims can be tested against quantitative and qualitative evidence. Both types of evidence suggest that the narrative of change from a secure to an insecure society is at best partial, overestimating the tranquillity of the past, and the uncertainty and riskiness of the present.


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TODAY (4:00PM US Central): Keck Seminar: 2014 Annual Research Conference Poster Winners
Follow this link to view Keck Seminar live: http://edtech.rice.edu/web/live-event-webcasts/ Research Talks from 2014 Keck Annual Research Conference Award Winners Digital Sorting Unveils Genes Associated with Neural Stem Cells and Human Disorders by William Choi Predoctoral Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine Optogenetic Frequency Analysis of Bacterial Two-Component Systems and Synthetic Gene Circuits by Lucas Hartsough Predoctoral Fellow, Rice University Sequence Determinants of Amp C P9
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Self-Command: "The Project for Moral Perfection" by Benjamin Franklin
As the youngest son of the youngest son for five generations back, Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was by custom and tradition destined to be a nobody. Yet thanks to his own resourcefulness, he more than escaped his destiny. His life spanned the 18th century, and he managed to see and to participate firsthand in much that it had to offer.By all measures, Benjamin Franklin was no ordinary man—not in his own time, not in any time. Yet when he sat down, during the last twenty years of his life,
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Pluie de miracles sur le pays des Incas, avec Eliane Talbot (audio)

Caractéristique de la religiosité des Espagnols de la Reconquête, le culte des images mariales atteignit le Nouveau Monde avec les conquérants. Dans la Vice-royauté du Pérou, il devint même un véritable fait de société, tout particulièrement avec la Vierge de Copacabana. A la fin du XVIe siècle, Titu Yupanqui, des ...
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In Their Own Words: Canadian astronaut Julie Payette
In this 'In Their Own Words' video, Canadian astronaut Julie Payette talks about what it means to be an astronaut what motivated her to become a space explorer. (03:50)
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2.800 Tribology (MIT)
This course addresses the design of tribological systems: the interfaces between two or more bodies in relative motion. Fundamental topics include: geometric, chemical, and physical characterization of surfaces; friction and wear mechanisms for metals, polymers, and ceramics, including abrasive wear, delamination theory, tool wear, erosive wear, wear of polymers and composites; and boundary lubrication and solid-film lubrication. The course also considers the relationship between nano-tribology
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Farming as a Career
A seven minute video on farmers and what they do. Video shows some of the jobs they perform in the course of the day and gives insights to students on what is required. A good video that provides students with a more realistic picture of farming than they might have if they don't reside in rural areas.(Need Real Player installed on computer.)
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Biography of James Monroe
This short biography is a spoken narrative (with one still image) of the 5th President of the United States.
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Complete Chemistry App for Android
'Complete Chemistry focuses on students learning chemistry. The app covers tutorials, solver, quiz, formulas and dictionary.It covers all you need to know to understand chemistry concepts. The chemistry practical exposes you to periodic table and dilution calculation.Complete chemistry offers a quiz section for evaluating your knowledge and areas you need to improve on chemistry.The app also has a note section where you can save notes of items you want to remember or a summary of certain concept
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Introduction

In this course we consider some of the issues raised by Howard Mitchell who has made a special study of Lennox Castle Hospital, about ten miles from Glasgow at Lennoxtown. His study is the subject of the video clips that accompany this block. Lennox Castle Hospital belongs to the period of the 1920s and 1930s when separate provision for people with learning difficulties was being developed following the 1913 Mental Deficiency Act.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study
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VUCAST: #WeWillNotGiveUp, Seeing in the Dark, We’re Happy… Again!
In the latest VUCast: Learn how researchers behind a life-saving social media campaign are promising "We Will Not Give Up"; find out how your brain "sees" in the dark; and hear about the No. 1 ranking that's making Vanderbilt students happy. Watch now!
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Farming on the Plains
This video is accompanied by text. "No less difficult, though less colorful and poetic, were the lives of the settlers. With the Homestead Act of 1862, a settler could claim as much as 160 acres (a quarter section) on the condition that he (occasionally she) lived on the land for five years, improved it, and paid a fee of $30. Alternatively, land could be bought after only six months’ residence at $1.25 per acre. Before the Homestead Act, government land was sold for revenue. After the Homeste
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A story of Kindness

This video shows a story of kindness. There are aggressive people in a cafe and a kind man who is teaches us a lesson.


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8.3 Using Light Energy to Make Organic Molecules
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the Calvin cycle Define carbon fixation Explain how photosynthesis works in the energy cycle of […]

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HS Chemistry Buddy App for Android
'In the information age of today education, learning and teaching is changing fast. The technology that is being used in and outside of the classroom is everywhere. Almost every student has a cell phone with access to the Internet. Even with out Internet access there are educational applications for iPhone, iPad and so on. The methods for teaching students and special needs students are expanding. Some schools are going all iPad. Meaning all students will have iPads with digital textbooks and ne
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