WordSift Tutorial: MLK Speech
Karen Thompson analyzes a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr., sharing ideas for classroom activities using WordSift. A computer screen is shown while the narrator explains various features. (05:42)
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Soul H Song - Letter H
Classic Sesame Street video is a funky song about the letter "H". Several words beginning with "H" are spelled out during the song. A James Brown like character sings. (:33)
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English is Changing
This video explains how English is changing. There are reasons why English may be different now and there are examples. There are comparisons between phrases in standard English and in more colloquial or informal English. There is reference to the influence to text messages and examples of how words change when used in them.
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The Letter C and its two Sounds - Hard and Soft C
A teacher illustrates the hard and soft C sounds with various words, with help from images, an animated dog, etc. Professionally produced, part of an ABCtheKey.com series of videos. A song to help students remember when to use the soft "C" sound. (3:50)
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4.1 Functions

A function is a process that, when given an input of a specified type, yields a unique output. This is a key idea in providing a precise, mathematical, description of processes in computing.

To describe a particular function, we first give the set from which the input will be drawn and the set from which the output is drawn. This information is called the signature of the function. An example will make this clearer. Author(s): The Open University

5.2.4 Risk treatment

The risk treatment task is again carried out at unit level, in light of polices set out in Stages 1 to 3. The risks treated are those chosen for control at Stage 6.

  • Stage 7: select control objectives and controls For each risk chosen for control at Stage 6, a suitable control (countermeasure) must be selected from those suggested in the Standard or from elsewhere. The risks are treated in order of priority, according to the priority levels ass
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References

Cohen, S. (2001) States of Denial: Knowing About Atrocities and Suffering, Cambridge, Polity Press.
Ritchin, F. (1989) ‘What is Magnum?’ in Manchester, W (ed.) In Our Time, London, Andre Deutsch.

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Adjective or Adverb? 
An easy to understand tutorial explaining the most important rules of the formation and usage of adjectives and adverbs. Students would benefit from studens have a print out to help them follow this fast moving eight minute video.
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1.3.2 Stages in reading qualitative evidence

As with numbers, we need to approach qualitative evidence systematically and with purpose, and not just assume we know what it means.


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Glacier Melting
Tourists watch as the 70 meters (220 feet) front wall of the glacier Perito Moreno breaks down Sunday, March 14, 2003 for the first time in 16 years in Lago Argentino, some 3,200 kilometers, (2,000 miles) southwest of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Video is set to music and there is no talking or discussion. Great photography.  Run time 03:04.
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The Litte Princess Book Review
This is book review of The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. The video is  little choppy at times.

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Green Revolution: Biomass
By: nsf Explore how different types of biomass can be used to produce fuel. One researcher is building reactors to grow algae used to create biofuel. Another studies how leafcutter ant colonies break down biomass in order to solve a different biofuel problem: conversion of cellulose in plants to a fermentable sugar used to make ethanol. Finally, an engineer shows us how his lab uses chemistry and heat to turn sawmill waste into bio-oil and gasoline.
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Dalmatian Pelicans in Flight
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Dalmatian Pelicans in flight. Stunning, silvery-white plumage adorns this large pelican during the breeding season, contrasting with the rubbery orange-red pouch beneath the bill, as well as to the yellow to purple bare skin around the eyes. A thick crest of silver feathers on the nape adds to the luxurious look of this impressive bird. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world conn
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LGO Ambassador Day and Information Evening Monday, November 5, 2012

Each year, MIT Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) hosts a special day of events when prospective applicants can spend a full day at LGO and learn more about the program. This year, LGO Ambassador Day and Information Evening will take place on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. In this video, Tacy Napolillo and Jane Guertin, LGO '14, invite prospective applicants to attend and show some highlights from their first summer as LGO students.


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Loosening of tie bars

On Monday, 19 April, when the sitting had been moved to Westminster, such comment received dramatic but indirect support from the man put in charge of maintaining the fabric of the bridge after completion and up to the disaster, Mr Noble. Although much of his time was spent examining the pier foundations, which involved measuring the depth of water, questions were asked about the piers:

11,404. Leaving the foundati
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6.3 Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge failure

Such over-design could not be sustained for long and bridge designers gradually pared back their margins of safety. There is elegance and economy in having the lightest structure compatible with function. But history has a habit of repeating itself.

In 1940 a new suspension bridge with a central span of 2800 feet was built over the Tacoma Narrows in the United States. It was soon noticed the bridge deck was prone to oscillate in certain winds. The vertical amplitude of the oscillations
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Streamlining Healthcare and Technology
Streamlining Healthcare - X-rays, ultrasounds, CT scans and MRI's are all going digital. Linked electronically in hospitals across Canada this new system is streamlining the patient process and reducing patient transfers, duplicate exams and diagnostics while speeding up access to care. (03:00)
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Geraldine the Giraffe Learns About the Letter /Bb/
In this cute video, Geraldine the Giraffe learns all about the letter /Bb/. She learns to form the letter sound correctly with her mouth and she searches her home for items that begin with the letter /Bb/. She finds a bag, bumblebee, bracelet, ball, book, and bed. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review alphabet letter sounds in the early childhood classroom. (4:15)
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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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