President Reagan Shot
John Hinckley does his best to impress Jodie Foster by firing a few rounds at President Ronald Reagan. He hits Reagan in the armpit, and nearly kills Brady with a shot to the head. Reagan stays alive and Hinckley spends a whole lot of time in an institution. In this video clip, learn more about the Reagan assassination attempt. (3:44)
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A seemingly random robbery at a Washington, D.C. building leads to the first presidential resignation in American history. In this video clip, learn more about President Nixon and the Watergate scandal that not only ruined his image but also the image of the Republican Party. (2:33)
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Video Flash Cards: Multiplication by 6
This video uses white flash cards on a black screen to help students learn their times tables. Facts 1-10 are illustrated. No narration, only a short amount of music at the beginning and end of the video. (02:34)
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What distinguishes living things from dead and nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.,A scientist discusses his work to detect life on Mars. We also look at how the information passed from parents to offspring is coded in DNA molecules.
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What distinguishes living things from dead and nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.,Children are given a plant and are asked to determine if it is living.
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What distinguishes living things from dead and nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.,This segment shows children's ideas on what objects are living, not living(dead),and things that were never living. Students are asked if a burning candle is alive. Orange peel? Dried peas? The teacher reflects on her students' answers and how they relate to the resear
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What distinguishes living things from dead and nonliving things? No single characteristic is enough to define what is meant by “life.” In this session, five characteristics are introduced as unifying themes in the living world.,This segment shows children's ideas on what objects are living, not living (dead), and things that were never living. The narrators refer to Roslyn Driver's research and that very young children think "If it moves, it is alive." Pairs of students are given mice, dead cr
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Oregon Stater Honoree: Ian Wendler
Each year, the College of Engineering at Oregon State University honors outstanding alumni and friends with the Oregon Stater Awards for their contributions to the engineering profession and to Oregon State University. Several of the 2012 honorees offered words of wisdom to the next generation of engineers.
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Roly Poly Roundup- (Interactive Game)
Play this interactive game to observe roly-poly locomotion and defensive behavior as the player tries to direct them to their home in the log. The player also see that all living things (even roly-polies!) need shelter, food, and water to live. This game can be used to support the Sid the Science Kid episode, Home Tweet Home.
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Surfaces are a special class of topological spaces that crop up in many places in the world of mathematics. In this unit, you will learn to classify surfaces and will be introduced to such concepts as homeomorphism, orientability, the Euler characteristic and the Classification Theorum.
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Holding up the East Asian success story as the way forward has, as I indicated above, little appeal for the antisweatshop movement. For its members, a different image comes to mind of thousands of workers eking out a living from the numerous sweatshops which dot that part of the world: one that involves the perpetuation of poverty wage levels, the use and abuse of poor communities, and the constant taking advantage of what is ready to hand, followed by withdrawal and abandonment. What they se
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Sweatshops and the exploitation of workers are often linked to the globalised production of ‘big brand’ labels. This unit examines how campaigners have successfully closed the distance between the brands and the sweatshops, while others argue that such production ‘kick starts’ economies into growth benefiting whole communities.

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