Similar Triangles, Part 2 - Khan Academy
Video uses an electronic black board with different-colored pens.  In this video. Mr. Khan discusses the measurement of alternate interior angles, corresponding angles and how they are similar. Triangles are drawn in two parallel lines and a transversal.  Narrator shows how to figure out the length of the sides of the angles when three sides are known.  Good quality video.  Good for middle elementary and middle school students.
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Berklee Online Open Mic: E. Michael Harrington on Copyright Law
Learn more about Berklee's online music business courses: http://bit.ly/1zX018R Join Berklee Online course author and instructor Mike King and instructor E. Michael Harrington as they discuss what musicians and songwriters need to know about copyright law.
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3.1.3 Tariff escalation

Added to this was the fact that, although the developed countries had reduced the average level of tariffs on manufactures to low levels as part of the UR agreements, this average concealed much higher tariffs on products that were imported mainly from developing countries. Moreover, higher tariffs were retained on products involving a higher degree of processing. In the EU, for example, cigars are subjected to a higher tariff than raw tobacco, processed foods to a higher tariff than unproces
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Producing Penicillin
This video segment adapted from A Science Odyssey tells how two
scientists, Howard Florey and Ernst Chain, used the research findings
of Alexander Fleming to turn a natural compound, penicillin, into an
effective treatment for bacterial infections. Their tests in mice and
later in human patients demonstrated penicillin's ability to cure such
infections. After U.S. drug companies figured out how to mass-produce penicillin, its reputation as a "miracle drug" was e

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Summary

1 The visible matter in the Universe, stars and interstellar gas, is concentrated into galaxies, which are collections of ~1011 stars. The galaxies themselves are usually to be found in clusters with typically tens or hundreds of members. The clusters, in their turn, are loosely associated in superclusters.

2 Distances are estimated via a series of intercalibrated techniques, each overlapping with and extending further than the previous one. The principal stages are:


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Halloween-How to Make a Giant Halloween Spider Web
In this video learn how to separate the webbing to makea giant spider web. You need a package of spider web material. Watch and follow the step by step instructions to make this halloween decoration. (1:08)
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2.2.1 Surfaces without boundary

Examples of surfaces without boundary are a sphere and a torus. Other examples are the following:

n-fold toruses

Figure 13 depicts a 2-fold torus and a 3-fold torus, with two and three rings respectively. An n-fold torus, for any positive integer n has n rings. (A 1-fold torus is
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IDS350 Gardens of California #10 Spring 2015
An examination of the relationship between environment and the flora that surrounds us with Jerry Turney www.YouTube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe]
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2 Effective recruitment and selection

The key to successful recruitment is to ensure that the criteria of suitability are overt and relevant to the job itself. Once these criteria are agreed and shared it is possible to make more rational decisions about someone's suitability for a job, based on evidence rather than ‘gut feeling’ or instinct. Effective recruitment and selection should not be about the luck of the draw. Systematic planning and preparation will increase the likelihood of taking on the right person. The key to e
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5.1 Introduction to the social construction of scientific knowledge

This section explores how scientific knowledge and scientific literacy can be built up through working in communities of practice (groups of people who work together and share a common language). We also look at issues relating to the ideas of subjectivity and objectivity, and at deductive and inductive thinking. Finally, we explore the public understanding of science by examining how society, in wider terms, constructs or influences scientific thinking and understanding.


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1.2 Defining parenthood

As a starting point, we need to distinguish parenthood from parenting. Parenthood is more about the role, social status and meanings associated with being a parent, of bringing children into the world and having children to look after. Parenting, on the other hand, is associated with the activities of looking after children and raising them to adulthood. Parenting can be undertaken by a range of people: a man, a woman, a relative or an unrelated carer. It implies a sustained
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The ICC, The African Court, and Libya: the case of Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi
Aidan Ellis, Haydee Dijkstal, Dr Mishana Hosseinioun and Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, give a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 9th Novemebr 2016. Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, Barrister and former Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Dr. Mishana Hosseinioun, Justice Advocate and International Relations Scholar at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, Aidan Ellis, Temple Garden Chambers and Haydee Dijkstal.
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2.7 Treatments for obesity

At this point you may be wondering what the range of studies that we have examined might suggest in terms of treatment for obesity. As you have seen, weight gain essentially arises from an imbalance of energy supply and energy expenditure. Therefore it is not surprising that dieting (restriction of energy input) and exercise (increased energy output) are recommended both to reduce body weight and also for their additional health benefits. However, even a quick survey of the research literatur
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3.5 Moon37: Apollo 12 station 3

The panorama was collected by Charles "Pete" Conrad. (QuickTime, 500KB, note: this may take some time to download depending on your connection speed)

Episode 20 – Roll out the steam engines

The great thing about museum objects at Scienceworks is you don’t have wait til midnight for them come alive. You can attend one of their seasonal Machines in Action days (‘MAD’ events as they call it) to experience the sights, sounds and smells of old giant steam engines, a gold and money van from the 1930s, and vintage motors on four wheels. That day the Mini car club were out there celebrating their 50th birthday. When it comes to motor vehicles, I have to ‘fess up
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Episode 25 – Two words... sounds like... auditory illusions

Optical illusions are always great entertainment. It’s so amazing that our eyes and brains distort signals to the point where seeing is no longer quite believing. You’ll never guess what I found in the museum collections stores; a cassette tape of auditory illusions, among the files of a retired curator. When you listen to this podcast you will need stereo headphones or stereo speakers to get the full effect of the auditory illusions. One illusion is so amazing that everyone in th
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Redirecting Fleet Street: Introduction
Professor Denis Galligan, Professor of Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, introduces the Redirecting Fleet Street: Media Regulation and the Role of Law conference.
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Why Lattice Multiplication Works - Khan Academy
In this video, Sal Khan, discusses why lattice multiplication works. Mr. Khan uses a graphics program to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (08:21)
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9 Putting it all together

We have covered a wide range of aspects of thinking, particularly those concerned with clear and critical thinking. At this stage, you may find it useful to consider how ideas like these can be put together in ways that will help you when you engage in activities such as reading, writing, speaking and listening. Here is a checklist to use when making judgements about things that you hear, see and experience.

  • Who is speaking or writing?

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