Understanding What Algebraic Variables Look Like and What They Mean
In algebra, variables are placeholder letters (capitalized and
lowercase) that represent the unknown, or what you're solving for. This video shows you what variables can look like and what they mean. Understanding variables help make algebra easier.

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Understanding Place Value
Students are shown how place value is assigned in whole numbers.  This is a great explanation for students who are just beginning or reviewing the concept.
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Understanding Electrons
This is an excellent presentation in which the lecturer discusses
the electrons (08:26) in easy-to-understand terms. This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format. There are times when the instructor is in a small window in the corner while he points out specifics.

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Understanding Weather: Storms
Storms — their origins, paths and destructiveness — are the subject at hand for Wesley, an engaging animated character who is determined to become a member of the Weather Bureau of Investigation (WBI). By witnessing a hurricane, thunderstorm and tornado in person and on his Weather Watch, Wesley understands that similar forces cause all three, but with varying intensity and scope, depending on whether they form over land or sea. With the help of the WBI, Wesley and young viewers get cl
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Understanding Shakespeare's Sonnets
In the year of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's sonnets (1609)Professors Stanley Wells, CBE, and Jonathan Bate, CBE, talk to Paul Edmondson about the content of these love sonnets.  (37:58)
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Understanding the Declaration of Independence - 9 Key Concepts
Understand 9 Key Concepts to Understanding the Declaration. How the Declaration of Independence and Constitution are designed to work together. The narrator breaks down the Declaration into parts and interprets each part.

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Understanding the Roman Catholic Church
The purpose of this video is to help Protestant Christians and others develop a better understanding of the Roman Catholic Church, its history and basic beli...
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Understanding Basal Cell Carcinoma
Video has a doctor explaining what basal cell carcinoma is and who is at risk. Basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of all cancer. Images show what to look for in identifying this cancer. 3:11 min.
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Understanding Leukemia In Children
In this video, Dr. Guarini from Columbia University is interviewed and explains what leukemia is and who is most likely to have the disease. Leukemia ia a cancer of the white blood cells.  There are two types of leukemia.  4:07 min.
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Understanding Food - Part 2 - Nutrition by Natalie
In this video Natalie explains exactly what a nutrient is and goes over each category. This included descriptions of vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, amino acids and water.
It explains how important proteins are and the differences in the types of fats.  It is a lecture style video.

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Traditionally, as we have seen, a Hindu was someone born to Hindu parents and into a caste with its appropriate dharma. The link between religious
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Segre Lecture: Understanding Neutrinos Using Deep Dark Scien
Arthur B. McDonald, Queen's University Neutrinos are extremely difficult to detect. However, in recent years large detectors located in deep laboratories to avoid cosmic background radiation have helped to define the properties of neutrinos and their role in the most basic laws of physics. Neutrinos have also become a valuable cosmic messenger, providing unique information from the core of the Sun and from the deepest reaches of the Universe. The lecture will discuss the current status of neutr
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3.2 Understanding James's account
What is emotion? This unit takes a philosophical approach to this question in an attempt to understand why people respond to events in a certain way. Is there a difference between an emotion and a bodily feeling or is one a consequence of the other?
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Consider the ingredients of your breakfast this morning. Unless you live on a farm and produced them yourself, they passed through a number of different processing steps between the farmer and your table and were handled by several different organisations. Similarly, your morning newspaper was created and delivered to you through the interactions of a number of different organisations.

Every day, you use a multitude of physical objects and a variety of services. Most of the physical obj
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In my experience, the explanation that Fell and Russell suggest (i.e. that we each construct our own version of reality and therefore cannot be an objective observer; which in turn means we have to take responsibility for our observations and explanations) is challenging for many people. When I attend workshops where these ideas are expressed for the first time, people often become angry. You may be able to identify with them. If so, please try to use your discomfort productively for your own
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Everyday reality presents itself not just through the senses but intersubjectively (Berger and Luckmann, 1966) – that is, we form meanings about the world because we talk to others about what we perceive. Scientific knowledge is also formed intersubjectively through being shared within a community of scientists – a community of practice which stipulates what constitutes legitimate scientific knowledge, and validates the epistemological assumptions made by its own traditions.

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In this section the mathematical content is more obvious as we talk explicitly about what it means to know and to think in mathematics. We will also address your own personal knowledge in the subject.

Like any other activity, doing and learning mathematics involves:

• using and adapting existing knowledge;

• acquiring and constructing new knowledge through thinking and learning;

• building up links that enable known t
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Grain Farmers of Ontario
Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is an organisation representing Ontarios growers of corn, soybean and wheat. Its website provides growing and production information, crop yields, and marketing news. There is also a substantial research section with summaries of projects and research papers on agronomy, pests and diseases, crop breeding and genetics, and utilization.
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AnimalResearch.info
AnimalResearch.info is an international collaboration of scientists and researchers providing information about the use of animals in medical research. This website outlines the important contribution of animal research to medical advances and provides detailed information on drug development, medical advances, animal models, alternatives and the 3Rs, regulation and legislation, and experimental design and analysis. There is a document library and an A-Z listing of organisations (commercial, aca
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