Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss processes upon and within, and internal structure of, differentiated icy bodies (primarily large satellites) in comparison with the terrestrial planets

  • describe the conditions that may be required to originate and foster life in an icy body and discuss the likelihood of their having occurred

  • recognise the moral and ethical issues of landing spacecraft on potential life-bearing worlds and app
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The Spanish-American War
This video is accompanied by text. "The beginning of the twentieth century was a period of unprecedented American prosperity and power. The economic and social environment was perfect for the rise of the International Darwinism movement. Followers of this movement applied some of the fundamental views of Darwin’s Origin of Species (1859) to international politics. They believed that the earth belonged to the strong, and with America quickly growing in strength, there was a strong surge of supp
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Jack Miles: America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque', at ANU
Professor Jack Miles of the University of California at Irvine gives this lecture entitled 'America, Islam and the 'ground zero mosque'' at The Australian National University on 9 September 2010. Plans to build an Islamic centre near the site of the 9/11 bombing have become a flashpoint for debate over the nature of America's relations with Islam. Eminent American religion scholar and journalist Professor Jack Miles argues that the conservative critics of the "ground zero mosque" are Osama bin
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The Shepherd , the Sheep and the Big Bad Wolf
Lesson examining different behavior types: aggressive, passive and assertive. Involves completion of a worksheet and discussion on the characteristics of these types.
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Taking Walks, Delivering Mail: An Introduction to Graph Theory (Mandarin)
This learning video presents an introduction to graph theory through two fun, puzzle-like problems: “The Seven Bridges of Königsberg” and “The Chinese Postman Problem”. Any high school student in a college-preparatory math class should be able to participate in this lesson. Materials needed include: pen and paper for the students; if possible, printed-out copies of the graphs and image that are used in the module; and a blackboard or equivalent. During this video lesson, students will l
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Thomas Jefferson, Scientist
Thomas Jefferson's passion for politics is rivaled only by his passion for science. Historic Interpreter Bill Barker shares his study of the third president.
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How many computer-generated arithmetic problems can you answer in 60 seconds?
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The Great Depression and World War II permanently changed American politics and society. Topics include: the Great Crash, the New Deal, Roosevelt, the home front, the Normandy Invasion, and the atomic bomb. Explores those events through film, novels, newspapers, and other historical documents.
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History and Politics Out Loud
HPOL is a collection of invaluable audio materials some available for the first time on this website capturing significant political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century. The materials range from formal addresses delivered in public settings to private telephone conversations conducted from the innermost recesses of the White House. Our aim is to provide an accessible source of audio information to enliven instruction and scholarship in history and politics and to ena
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The Free Culture Game is a game about the struggle between free culture and copyright. Create and defend the common knowledge from the vectorial class. Liberate the passive consumers from the domain of the market.
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Bulletin of the Institute for Antiquity and Christianity, Volume XVI, Issue 1
CONTENTS: Cover Illustration Description, Calendar of Events, Scholar in Focus: James M. Robinson, Update on Computerized Nag Hammadi Library, Scholarly Societies to Hold Meetings in Claremont, Silva Delivers Lectures in Claremont, Contexts No. 11--"In Quest of the Rhetorical Jesus", Notes and News, New SAC Volume Now Available
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Social movements and global justice
 Dr Sara Motta

In this podcast we hear about an international conference which brings together academics and social movement activists from around the world.

The conference is hosted by the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice, in the School of Politics and International Relations.

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The Causes of Magnetic Properties
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Is Democracy in Crisis? Lessons from the Greek Experience
This lecture will cover aspects of politics and policy in contemporary Greece in relation to recent developments in Europe. Costas Simitis, an alumnus of LSE, was prime minister of Greece from 1996-2004.
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