Minerals Under the Microscope
This website provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the basics of optical mineralogy. Topics include the polarized light microscope, mineral shape and cleavage, relief, color and pleochroism, interference colors, extinction angles, twinning, opacity, vibration directions and mineral identification. The site features short, clear descriptions accompanied by photographs and drawings. This website would be useful as a concise introduction to the use of a petrographic microscope in identifyi
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1.2.4 Personal distress

Another way of defining psychological ‘abnormality’ is to ask whether certain behaviours or styles of functioning cause distress to the individual concerned. Think about your response to what you consider to be ‘normal’ alcohol consumption. Perhaps you specified a maximum number of units per day or week? If so, why did you do this? Is it because of the health problems associated with excessive drinking, or because of its association with antisocial behaviour? Some of you may
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Helping With Kids' Homework in Secondary School
This short video reviews ideas to help kids in secondary school
with their homework. For example,  it's important to ask them about their schoolwork and what resources they may need. Develop a schedule and ask them about it are also suggested.

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Physical Therapist Tools
This three minute video is about tools and machines that are used by a physical therapist. They include small machines, weights, measuring equipment and treadmills and elyptical machines. All of these tools of equipment help regain strength, make sure the joints are functioning correctly, and prevent the loss of mobility. This video could be used as part of a career day as well as to motivate students to think of machines that could help them improve their own conditioning.
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Unit 1 - Finding out about food security
The first unit of this module introduces you to the meaning and dimensions of food security. It also highlights the importance of these concepts to your work as a household food security facilitator, working as a community development worker or volunteer or any other position within communities.
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Allometry in Biological Systems
This is a laboratory exercise appropriate for sophomore level students. No prior math is required, and lab exercise can be adapted if computer facilities are available.
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SMU Assistant Math Professor Scott Norris talked about the odds of winning the Feb. 11 Powerball jackpot of $564 million.
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The University of Michigan Spring Commencement, held at Michigan Stadium on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
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Study: Parents spank children for trivial reasons
SMU Psychology Professor George Holden says in a new study on spanking published in the American Psychological Association Journal of Family Psychology that a majority of the incidents involved breaking social conventions rather than major infractions and that in 73 percent of the cases the child misbehaved again within 10 minutes.
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Prof. Tom O'Loughlin and Dr Holger Zellentin discuss how Jews and Christians look back on their origins. The discussion not only focuses on how people today look back on the period around 2000 years ago, but looks at how writers in the period before the third century, C.E., constructed their origin narratives to explain their religious situation.
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Tikal: The Lost Mayan Civilization
This 2:50 long video shows highlights of this area and some facts are presented. It is meant as a travel video, but it does give students a look at what this area looks like.
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The International Space Station video update for May 29, 2012.
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In this episode, Jason Zander joins us to celebrate the availability of Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate. Jason shows off a number of features that have been added to Visual Studio since Beta, including

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3 Where do earthquakes occur?

How deep in the Earth do earthquakes occur? Most earthquake foci are within a few tens of kilometres of the surface. Earthquakes less than 70 km deep are classified as shallow-focus. Earthquakes with foci 70-300 km deep are classified as intermediate-focus and those below 300 km are deep-focus (Figure 7). Shallow-focus ea
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Science Bulletins:Mississippi Floods Leave Historic Wake
Once a meandering river, the Mississippi is now constrained by development and levees lining its banks, leaving communities vulnerable during extreme high-water periods. The floods in May and June 2011 were the worst since 1927.
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