33b: Graph Algorithms and Skepticism - Richard Buckland, UNSW
Lecture 33 of Computing2 - Data Structures and Algorithms. In this lecture we ask "How can we know if Prim's MST algorithm is correct?"
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Global Cohort: Dewi Tanjung
Dewi Tanjung from Indonesia talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
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Ancient Observatories (Pt 2): Observatories
Second segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian and Greek cultures used astronomy in their lives. The segment also contains an activity for exploring how a gnomon works. In the activity students must track the shadows made by a gnomon in 30 minute intervals. The activity will teach students how the length of the shadows and the angles created by the gno
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500 NATIONS (PART 21)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are includedÂ in the video.
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Drawing circles freehand often produces very uncircle-like shapes! If you need a reasonable circle, you could draw round a circular object, but if you need to draw an accurate circle with a particular radius, you will need a pair of compasses and a ruler. Using the ruler, set the distance between the point of the compasses and the tip of the pencil at the desired radius; place the point on the paper at the position where you want the centre of the circle to be and carefully rotate the compass
Author(s): The Open University

Collecting Research Papers Electronically
This tutorial will show you how to use Blackboard to collect student research papers.
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Fish and Frogs from the Sky
This is a true story about fish and frogs falling from the sky by Animal X. This took place in Queensland, Australia. The story is told by people who were eyewitnesses to the event. They told how they went outside and there were fish laying on the ground, they live no where near water. Other events just like this have taken place elsewhere in the world. An amphibian expert tries to explain what happens during some of these incidents. Run time 05:11.
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Calculus 3.11p2 - Practice Problems 3 - 4
This video offers two problems dealing with derivatives of inverse functions. (05:33)
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William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Speech Read by William Faulkner
This is an excerpt of William Faulkner's legendary Nobel Prize speech from 1950.  The video itself is just a picture of Faulkner at the Nobel Prize banquet but his reading of this famous speech itself is very interesting.

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17.960 Foundations of Political Science (MIT)
This subject, required of all first-year PhD students in political science, introduces fundamental ideas, theories, and methods in contemporary political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that are intrinsically good and have been influential in the field. The first semester focuses principally on issues of political theory and international relations, while the second focuses principally on American and comparative politics. Readings in the fall semeste
Author(s): Cohen, Joshua

The American Presidents: John Quincy Adams
This video discusses John Quincy Adams. American history is so much more than dates and documents — it's the dynamic story of the real men and women, immigrants and Native Americans, who together built our country. Disney's 'The American Presidents' is a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with a former producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report) about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first African-Am
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Tony Blair: The Learning Habit
UK Prime Minister Tony Blair delivers the 1999 Romanes lecture, explaining what the government is seeking to achieve in its programme of education reform, and how as a nation in the 21st century we can achieve a â€˜learning habitâ€™ across society.
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Aan de hand van deze website oefen je je kennis over Nederland, Europa en/of de wereld. Leerlingen kunnen hun eigen oefenboekje samenstellen en zichzelf evalueren aan de hand van de online 'topotrainer'.

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The founder ofTechnorati claims that the number of â€˜blogsâ€™doubles every five months and that the creation rate is approaching two per second. One estimate I read in July 2010 put the number at 400 million â€˜blogsâ€™. Because these online diaries offer instant publishing opportunities, you potentially have access to a wealth of knowledge from commentators and experts (if they blog)
Author(s): The Open University

Crohns Disease Module 12: Kids Voices
Kids tell their stories about not feeling well, learning about Crohns, learning to cope, making adjustments, educating their friends, and getting better. (4:09)

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Lorca: The Imagination of Theatre
Catherine Boyle, Professor of Spanish and Spanish American Studies, Kingâ€™s College, London
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Why is it So Cold?
CNN meteorologist Chad Myers explains what omega blocks are and why it is so cold. (01:36)
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Representation and Delivery of City Models
City modelling has a considerable range of potential applications and because of this, as a field of research has attracted a great deal of attention over recent years. Here we reflect on work already reported by the authors in this area, describe some more recent work on improving the system that had been developed and show an example of how city modelling is being applied in practice as a planning tool in the UK.
Author(s): Andre Brown, Michael Knight, Martin Winchester

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