Sioux - Native American Indians ancient warriors
A 25 minute video about the Sioux and how they lived. The history includes the importance of the wolves, their enemies, the Crow, and the importance of the horse. Excellent.

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First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Part 6
This is an audio book of Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.  The text is shown while it is being read.  This is Part 6.

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Discourse researchers have also argued that all talk is dialogical, meaning that when we speak we combine together many different pieces of other conversations and texts and, significantly, other voices. We are often quoting. Sometimes this quoting is marked as when we say â€˜he said . . . then she said â€¦â€™ but often it is indirect and unmarked as people take over the voices of others. We carry into our talk and writing fragments from many different sources which carry some of their
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(11/12) Battlefield: The Battle of Midway
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
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Direct Variation
Direct variation is a term often used to describe the dependence of one variable on another.  This video explains direct variation and provides examples.  An equation that makes a line and crosses the origin is a form of direct variation, where the magnitude of x increases or decreases directly as y increases or decreases.  Direct variation and inverse variation are used often in science when modeling activity, such as speed or velocity.  (2:46)
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Acids, Alkalis and Bases: an Introduction
Defining and explaining acids, bases, and alkalis, from an ionic standpoint, and introducing the pH scale.
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'Reading is sometimes a hard skill to teach. Students, especially
beginners, find reading difficult and even boring, changing that
becomes a real challenge for any ESL teacher.'

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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
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Math Games For Kids : Playing Arithmetic Bingo
Learn how to play and teach this great easy bingo game for practicing arithmetic with expert teaching tips in this free online kids math games video clip. This video includes closed captioning. Run time 01:56.
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A Face Examined
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Dominic Ziegler, our senior Asia correspondent, assesses the impact of the resignation of Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan's prime minister. Also, what can be done about Venezuela's slide towards dictatorship? And in Europe, why Poles are taking to the streets to defend their constitution. Josie Delap hosts.

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The outputs of a project should be defined at the planning stage, including any conditions that will be required for a smooth transfer. Each outcome should be formally handed over to the sponsor who should confirm their delivery (â€˜sign them offâ€™) so that there is no dispute about whether outcomes have been completed.

A closure list is likely to have sections to include the following groups of tasks, but each project will have different features to consider. A list of suggested areas
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As you will see, there are many possible choices that can be made during the design and many rules to guide this work. When trying to decide if some choices are better than others, you need to consider the key desirable properties of a database. The table here outlines some of them:

Completeness Ensures that users can access the data they want. N
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Bytesize Science: The Chemistry of Acne
Here is some good news for you: you can blame the sounds and odors that come from your body on bacteria. Yup -- those little critters are the ones responsible for a lot of what goes on inside our bodies. People can be uptight about all these bodily sights and smells, but understanding the science behind what may appear gross may make these things a little less gross. Some key vocabulary words include sebum, bacteria, pore, whitehead, blackhead, benzoyl peroxide, and benzoyl radicals. (03:58
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Rumpelstiltskin
Animated cartoon with male narrator, music, sound effects.Â  Rumpelstiltskin is a character in a fairy tale of the same name that originated in Germany (where he is known as Rumpelstilzchen). The tale was collected by the Brothers Grimm, who first published it in the 1812 edition of Children's and Household Tales. It was subsequently revised in later editions until the final version was published in 1857. A fairy tale about a girl who ends up in t
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Plant Hunters
Connie Carter describes the work of the intrepid group of scientists from the U.S. and beyond who traveled the world collecting plants to enrich botanical knowledge and their nations' gardens. Speaker Biography: Connie Carter is head of the science reference section at the Library of Congress. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6655
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To be useful to us, energy must be available where and when we want it, and in a form and in amounts we can handle. Severe weather systems concentrate natural Author(s): The Open University

It used to be thought that a photograph could provide proof of an event â€“ someone could be caught red-handed by a photograph, as proof of their guilt. 'The camera never lies', it was said. If you have a digital camera and have been 'touching up' photographs on your home computer you will know that this is far from true now. It is easy to lie with a digital photograph.

The idea that the camera never lies has always been a myth, however. As far back as 1917 the photographs of the Cottin
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