Corn Cobs and Generators: A Revolutionary Way to Light up Haiti
In rural areas of Haiti â€“ one of the poorest countries in the world today â€“ most residents have no access to cheap and reliable electricity. LimyÃ¨ Pa w â€“ founded by three social entrepreneurs â€“ is trying to change that.
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Trail of Tears
In this video segment adapted from American Experience: "We Shall Remain," reenactments help tell the story of how the Cherokee people were forced from their lands in the southeast. The U.S. government initially promised the Cherokee and other Native American tribes that if they could assimilate into European Americans lifestyles, they would be considered equals. But a new movement in the late 1820s, supported by President Andrew Jackson, promoted removal of Native Americans from the easter
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World Affairs: End Game Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
"End Game: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq" Dr. George A. Lopez Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. World Affairs of Western Michigan's Great Decisions lectures involves many local colleges, including Aquinas, GRCC, GVSU, Ferris, WMU and Davenport.
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Earth Science Today
This laboratory exercise, designed for an introductory Earth Science course, examines stratigraphy and plate tectonics while considering predictions as a way to test theories. The laboratory focuses on the reconstruction of Pangaea and evidence for geologic events in rock layers. Users can also link to the course homepage and other activities related to Earth Science Today.
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The uniform motion of a particle is such a simple form of motion that apart from enquiring about the particle's velocity, the only other kinematic question you can ask is 'where was the particle at some particular time?' The most common way of answering this question is to specify the initial position of the particle, that is, its position at time t = 0 s.

Although it is common to refer to the position at t = 0 as the 'initial position' it is also possible, and some
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Obama warns Russia against any military intervention in Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews President Barack Obama on Friday expressed concern about reported Russian military movement inside crisis-torn Ukraine and warned of consequences. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. 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 internation
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Sushi Monster App for iOS
'Meet Sushi Monster! Scholastic’s new game to practice, reinforce, and extend math fact fluency is completely engaging and appropriately challenging. Strengthen reasoning strategies for whole number addition and multiplication by helping monsters make a target sum or product. Earn points with each correct answer… but watch out for distractions! To be successful, plan ahead and strategically select numbers from the sushi counter. Meets Common Core State StandardsExtend fact
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Aztec Pyramids
This video clip highlights archaeologists’ fascination with the ancient Aztec city. The Aztec pyramids hold many mysteries to what went on many years ago in this ancient society. (1:26)
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Modern Jewish Literature - Course Trailers
Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 29: Modern Jewish Literature -- Ruth Wisse (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
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Teachers of Tomorrow Scholarship
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Engineering the Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is a marvel of engineering that was built as a mausoleum for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Today, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful structures. (03:52)
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The Harlem Renaissance
As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape.
This video would be widely useful in a classroom during Black History studies. (2:53)

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GS-10: Guided edit mode
Why should article editors have all the fun? Assign spreads to InCopy-equipped photo editors, and they can import, manipulate, and edit images right in the layout.
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About 40% of the total mineral mass of bones is calcium, making it the most abundant mineral in the body. In bone, it is combined with phosphorus, as well as oxygen and hydrogen, in a mineral compound called hydroxyapatite. Calcium is also present in the fluids in the body, and there it occurs in the form of dissolved ions. An ion is an atom that carries a very small electrical charge, which can be either positive (+) or negative (âˆ’), depending on the ion.

You may recall from our stud
Author(s): The Open University

Leonard Susskind on The World As Hologram
Leonard Susskind of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics discusses the indestructability of information and the nature of black holes in a lecture entitled The World As Hologram.
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Revision of French personal pronouns
Revision of French personal pronouns.
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App Inventor in Action
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First project assignment for CMS.335, documenting the man, the myth, the legend; Mr. Bobby Weber.

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If we are what we eat, does it hold that we are also what we read and watch? You've made a New Year's Resolution to eat healthy, but do you ever consider what you feed your brain? When's the last time you took a critical look at the news and information sources that help you form opinions, learn new things, and generally live your life?

Center director Ethan Zuckerman will discuss these questions with Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet, and Sean B. Cash, Associate Pr
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Feed-in tariffs for renewable electricity - Hans-Josef Fell, MP
The adoption of the EEG led directly to the phenomenally successful German feed-in tariff policy. The EEG is the foundation for the technological developments in photovoltaics, biogas, wind power and geothermal energy in Germany, which are admired throughout the world. The underlying principle of the EEG has now been copied in dozens of countries, as well as most Australian states and territories.
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