Non-Violent Communication
This speech is about what non-violent communication is and how it works. This was done after the massacre in Tucson and relates to that event, but the methods can be used by any teacher to help diffuse hostility and bring all views into the picture. It is 3:30 minutes long.
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Learn about The Blood Cell
Learn about the blood cell in this brief, one-minute clip. This is an older film, so, the image quality is not the best.
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Georgia Tech Student Profiles - 2012
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School of Law Commencement 2012 - Jacqueline A. Berrien
Honorary Degree Recipient Jacqueline A. Berrien delivers the Commencement Address at the School of Law Commencement on May 25, 2012.
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An Integrated 3D Geodatabase for Palladio's Work
The paper presents a novel digital 3D GIS web-based system entirely founded on Google Earth, built to offer a deep insight into Palladio's opera for restitution of its architectural surveys, reconstruction for historical reasons, analysis for structural and other options, and assembly and presentation of all certified Palladian documentation.The development of the application follows the philosophy of visual computing and it is based on an architectural knowledge representation.The information s
Author(s): Apollonio, Fabrizio I.; Cristiana Corsi, Marco Gai

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Blue Ribbon Readers: The Hamburger Game (Interactive)
The 'Hamburger Game' is part of WPSU’s Blue Ribbon Readers, a collection of seven interactive games designed to help elementary school students gain reading comprehension competences. The Hamburger Game helps students practice attentive reading by choosing the main idea—or "meat"—from a passage of text and dragging it to the center of a sandwich. A hamburger appears and the student wins points with a correct answer.
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Roald Amundsen and the Northwest Passage -- College of Charleston Professor Conducts Field Research
College of Charleston Italian professor Massimo Maggiari traveled to the arctic region and Gjoa Haven (Gjøahaven) to conduct first-hand research into Roald Amundsen, a polar explorer. He is researching what will be an anthropological biography as a follow-up to his 2001 book "Aurora Borealis." Roald Engelbregt Gravning Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer of polar regions. He led the Antarctic expedition (1910-12) to discover the South Pole in December 1911, and he was the first expedition leader
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Anyone can be a star!
UMass license plates are now available through the UMass Alumni Association. Proceeds benefit UMass. UMassAlumni.com/licenseplate
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How To Play Defense In Basketball
This 2:39 long video demonstrates the steps to play defense as shown by a professional basketball player. The video may need to be stopped to check for student understanding.
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The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy
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Economics: Poised to Change?
First panel discussion on 'Economics and the Idea of Justice'. Discussing questions such as Do we need a new economic framework? And should economics change fundamentally in light of the financial crisis?
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The Production of Money: how to break the power of bankers [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ann Pettifor | Political economist Ann Pettifor demystifies history’s most misunderstood invention: the money system. Arguing that democracies can reclaim control over money production, Pettifor sets out the possibility of linking the money in our pockets (or on our smartphones) to the change we want to see in the world around us. Ann Pettifor (@AnnPettifor) is a political economist with a focus on finance and sovereign debt. She is the Director of PRIME (Policy Research in Macroec
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Dr. Peter Berry - Keynote
20th Annual John K. Friesen Conference - 2011 Growing Old in a Changing Climate: Exploring the Interface Between Population Aging and Global Warming Dr. Peter Berry Senior Policy Advisor, Health Canada, Climate Change and Health Office, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Implicit Differentiation
Taking the derivative when y is defined implicitly. (15:57)
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12. Two Ways to Construe "Brian Boitano is Skating." Grammar
Yossarian the Grammarian walks you through two ways of understanding "Brian Boitano is skating sentence. It is for older students and uses a lecture format and white board. The video may have to be stopped at times to check for understanding. The word Construe needs to be explained first. (3:42)
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MMW 4T - Lecture 12 - 11/3/2009
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Diabetes tool: Insulin-resistant fruit fly
Researchers at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, demonstrate that adult fruit flies fed either high-carb or high-protein diets develop metabolic abnormalities, including insulin resistance, which is a hallmark of Type 2 human diabetes. For decades, fruit fly D. melanogaster has been used successfully to investigate multiple human diseases from Alzheimer's to cancer, but not diabetes. This new study demonstrates that diet profoundly influences fruit fly physiology and health and that insuli
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Programmable Matter
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11.701 Introduction to International Development Planning (MIT)
This introductory survey course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas of planning in non-Western countries. The issues covered by the course include state intervention, governance, law and institutions in development, privatization, participatory planning, decentralization, poverty, urban-rural linkages, corruption and civil service reform, trade and outsourcing and labor standards, post-conflict development and the role of aid in development.
Author(s): Rajagopal, Balakrishnan

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