MSU 360.24 Photo Documentary: A Day in the Lives of Spartans
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world recorded ordinary and extraordinary moments of their lives during a 24-hour period. Together, these moments tell the story of a single day in the lives of Spartans. Original music: The Bard Owls -- "No Tracks." View the full 360.24 video documentary at http://msu.edu/24.
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Comparative Adjectives
This teacher-created video features a teacher explaining comparative adjectives (adjectives used to compare two nouns).  The teacher explains the use of -er and more to make comparisons; examples are shown on a white board. (05:31)
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The Nature of Money [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Philip Goodchild, Dr Waltraud Schelkle, Susan Steed | What is money, where does it come from, and why does it sometimes fail to make us better off? The banality of money makes it appear neutral with respect to political, religious, or moral values. Should we try to answer these questions in a value-neutral way, or does money shelter a value system hiding in plain sight? Philip Goodchild is Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Nottingham. Waltraud Schelk
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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
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"Session 2 (Boundaries) - History Textbooks and the Profession: Comparing National Controversies in
history conference poster A symposium panel featuring the following papers: "Textbook Controversies and the Limits of American History" — Thomas Bender (New York University); "Testing the limits of historical imagination: Mexico’s history-textbook controversies and the U.S. question (circa 1957-2000)" — Mauricio Tenorio Trillo (University of Chicago); Discuss
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Advances in Nanotechnology
 In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration.

He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
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Hiding from the Holocaust (Jane Marks)
Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar welcomes Jane Marks, author of "The Hidden Children: The Secret Survivors of the Holocaust." In this 1993 video from the University of Washington, Marks illuminates the lesser-known story of Jewish children who managed to escape and hide from Nazi terror and why these stories have reached the public so slowly.
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Telenet-BBC Public Speaking Award
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De Telenet-BBC Public Speaking Awards vinden opnieuw plaats vanaf februari 2013. Voor de zesde editie van deze award is er een nauwe samenwerking met Vlaams minister van Onderwijs Pascal Smet en alle onderwijskoepels. De …


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No. 74: : Germs
The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. This episode is available in audio format. This page recounts the contributions af various persons to the eventual development of the germ theory of disease.
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"Gandhi - Lovers and Haters" - UNSW Annual Gandhi Oration presented by Thomas Keneally AO (Excerpt)
COMPLETE LECTURE VIDEO AVAILABLE HERE: http://youtu.be/rzo0ya64KRE Booker prize-winning author Tom Keneally challenges Australia's policy on asylum seekers in his delivery of the 2014 Gandhi Oration at UNSW. Keneally delivered the Oration to a capacity audience at UNSW's Leighton Hall to mark India's Martyr's Day, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination in 1948. The public talk was preceded by a remembrance ceremony at the Gandhi bust on the UNSW Library Lawn.
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4.4 Summary

This section described how computers can be used in geographical applications (and in doing so it discussed maps and showed how modern maps are composed of layers of different data).

It discussed the GPS to demonstrate how computers can communicate in order to solve a problem, such as navigation.

It also showed how the geographical data that supports both map-making and the GPS navigation system can be presented in different forms such as a map, a list of directions, a moving grap
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1.2 Napoleon and the Spanish imbroglio

Napoleon later admitted that his intervention in Spain in 1807 was among his worst mistakes. He referred to it as ‘the Spanish wasps’ nest’ or ‘the Spanish ulcer’, which divided and exhausted his military strength. While Napoleon probably intended to annex the Iberian peninsula to his French empire in any event, his immediate involvement arose from his decision in November 1806 to impose the Continental Blockade or European boycott of British goods, in the hope of defeating Britain
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QuickTimes 8 Tables Quiz
A quick, musical quiz for the times table to 8. Try to say the answers on the beat, to yourself or out loud with a friend, until you get 100%. Good Luck! (02:31)
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History of the American Civil War, 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a five-minute history of the American Civil War 1861 - 1865 with maps. There are no moving images--it's more of a slideshow.
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Miniature goats for Lunar New Year
Taiwanese artist Chen Forng-shean celebrates the Year of the Goat by delicately carving miniatures of the animal onto pencil tips. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and interna
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4.1 Introduction

Annual costs to employers from accidental injury and occupational illness are on the order of 5–10 per cent of the gross profits of UK industry. The total social cost, including the cost of benefits and National Health hospitalisation and treatment, make this a truly staggering drain on the nation's coffers!

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LSE Literary Festival 2017 | Age of Anger : A history of the present [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pankaj Mishra | Mass shootings and suicide bombs; Donald Trump, Narendra Modi and Rodrigo Duterte; the rise of nationalism, racism, sexism and homophobia; the rise of a new anti-Semitism in parts of Europe; climate change; the refugee crisis; ISIS. Pankaj Mishra identifies the unifying root cause of all of these things that we deem unintelligible and random, to reveal the unsettling ways history is repeating itself, and who and what is to blame. Modernity, secularism, development, an
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Change and a New Administration
A Bill Moyers essay on change and the new administration. And, Bill Moyers sits down with Columbia University professor Eric Foner, who specializes in political and African-American history, and Patricia J. Williams, a professor of law at Columbia University. And, does Barack Obama's victory mean a new and permanent political alignment in American politics? Bill Moyers speaks with Kevin Phillips about how America has changed since Phillips penned THE EMERGING REPUBlICAN MAJORITY 40 years ago. A
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2.5 Summary of Section 2

  1. A newly synthesised polypeptide can undergo a number of modifications and adjustments before it has the structure and activity of a mature functional protein. Some proteins require non-protein components, termed cofactors, for their function.

  2. A newly synthesised polypeptide undergoes rapid initial folding. Fine-tuning of the conformation is much slower and is often facilitated by specialised proteins called chaperones.

  3. Covalent
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Block perimeter applet
This applet is designed to help students understand the meaning of perimeter for regular and irregular shapes. Square boxes can be dragged to the applet's screen to form a shape. The area is determined by the number of boxes in the shape. The perimeter is found by counting the number of unattached sides. Students can check their answer by clicking the Show Perimeter button. Directions explaining how to link the boxes are included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
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