Lithium battery rotating
This is simply a soundless QuickTime video of a lithium battery rotating.  Might be useful if you simply want to show what a lithium battery looks like.  To move the battery yourself, choose "QuickTimeVR Rotation" and hold down the control key while you click and drag over the picture. May take a little while to load.
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Properties of Zinc
Zinc is far from boring. Chemists in the lab at the University of Nottingham perform a reaction with a zinc compound and it looks like he he shoots flames from a syringe.  (03:16)
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2.5 Summary

When we read about genetics and the future of medicine, we should also think about genetics and the future of health services that have to deliver medical care. The advent of predictive medicine, based on more detailed DNA profiling of individual genotypes using technologies like gene chips, rather than screening for one gene at a time, may shift the relationship between doctor and patient. People will be seeking advice on how to manage their susceptibilities or genetic risks, rather than loo
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Mortgage Rates Are Down – but Is the Housing Market Looking Up?
Mortgage rates recently fell for the third consecutive week, but the housing market is awash in uncertainty as unconventional mortgages rise and Washington debates the future of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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La géothermie haute température conventionnelle (Vidéo)

Dans cette vidéo, Jean Schmittbuhl présente le principe et le potentiel d'exploitation de la géothermie haute température conventionnelle (T>150°C). Il illustre ce procédé par les exemples de la centrale de Bouillante (France) et du champ de Larderello (Italie).


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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Atmosphere
In this brief clip, Bill Nye explains the layers of the atmosphere.  (01:36)
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2.4 Organising your study - keeping a learning diary

If you have found this approach to learning interests you, you might like to take the analysis a stage further. To do Activity 4, you need to be studying a course so that you are engaged in learning on a regular basis. To examine your learning patterns, try keeping a 'learning diary' over a short period of time - at least a week - or maybe during the period that you are studying a particular section of your course.

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Polydron: Pyramids Set
Learn how to creatively use the Polydron® Pyramids Set to make geometric models. This video provides tips for teachers, tutors, and parents of home-schooleded children. (10:38)
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1.7.1 Differentiating dyslexia from other reading difficulties

The idea that dyslexia is distinctive from other forms of reading difficulty is still debated. One viewpoint is that reading ability is a simple continuum, with exceptionally gifted readers at one end and people with dyslexia at the other. However, as we have already seen, dyslexia involves more than just difficulties in reading and writing. Reading difficulties must be specific and accompanied by a variable profile of cognitive abilities. It is the presence of other characteristics unrelated
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[Vocabulaire] La Maison
Learn French by learning vocabulary words concerning the outside of the house. As the native French speaker recites the words, an area is highlighted in red as the French words appear on the screen. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. To better see where the highlighted area is pointing, the viewer may benefit from opening the video 'full screen'.
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Learn with Pictures #1 - Get Your Vegetables!
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Here at SpanishPod101.com, we’ve discovered the easiest way for you to learn Spanish vocabulary words. Put us to the test with this video tutorial designed to teach you about something that you can’t live without. In this Spanish video tutorial, you’ll learn the words for all sorts of vegetables. The video shows [...]
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Learn About the Explorer Hernan Cortes
 Hernan Cortes and his exploration in North, Central, and South America. The quest for gold is explained. A good overview, but nothing about the man. (1:35)

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Golden Lion Tamarins
These tiny, delicate animals live in the rain forest and are endangered. Run time 02:19.
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Learn Spanish Online - Cartoon 3
This video has substitles in English and Spanish (and the narration is only in Spanish) and is suitable for intermediate learners. This tutorial features a vintage cartoon.
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Episode 26 – Season 4 – Coffee Break Spanish

It’s time for another episode in our series for advanced Spanish learners. Join Mark and Carmen as they discuss the latest developments in our story featuring María, her Scottish boyfriend Rory and his Argentinian friend Alejandro as they embark upon the search for sunken treasure off the coast of the island of Mallorca. The text, as ever, is rich in idiomatic expressions, complex grammar points, and useful vocabulary which you’ll be able to put into use in your own speaking and writing.
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Texas A&M: Wildfires Scorch Texas
http://www.tamu.edu/ Over three and a half million acres - more land than the entire state of Connecticut - completely scorched. When the worst wildfire in the state's history erupted, the governor enlisted the help of the Texas A&M University system team including the Texas Forest Service, Texas Task Force 1, the Texas Engineering Extension Service, and the College of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M. Video contains actual footage from the battle to gain control of even the most devastating fir
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1.1.1 Genetic counselling

In the UK and many other countries, genetic testing is provided by the National Health Service (NHS) or its equivalent, only after patients have undergone genetic counselling. This is defined as the provision of information and advice about inherited disorders, and includes helping people to:

  • Understand medical facts;

  • Appreciate the way in which inheritance contributes to the disease in question;

  • Understand the opti
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