Unemployment Rate Primer
Understanding how the headline unemployment rate.  This clip will show how to figure out how unemployment rate (U-3) is calculated.  (This video shows a computer screen where the narrator explains what he is saying.)

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Understanding weather advisories is crucial to predicting the weather. Learn how to predict these meteorological advisories in this video. Meteorologist Melissa Schenk briefly explains air quality, smog advisories, and the UV index.  Part of the series: How To Predict The Weather. Run time 01:04.

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Atoms and Heat II
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Play any Major Scale - Free Piano Lessons
Just like with building triads, building a major scale is about understanding the intervals between each note of the scale. If you understand this, you can build any major scale.

All major scales follow this pattern:

(W = Whole Step, H = Half Step)

W - W - H - W - W - W - H

So let's look at the notes of a C major scale. They are shown below with the interval between each note in parenthesis:

C (W) D (W) E (H) F (W) G (W) A (W) B (H

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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Author(s): Lawrence Bailey,Leeds Metropolitan University

Understanding Logical Statements, Part 2 of 5
Sal Khan continues his discussion using the sameÂ statement as the last video in this series, but adds a different logic problem to solve: "Identify the hypothesis and conclusion of the following statement, and determine whether the statement is always, sometimes, or never true." In this video, Sal offers an introduction to understanding mathematical logic statements. Sal uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points. (06:43)
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SAT Math Functions
This video offers a brief glimpse of understanding function questions on the SAT Math exam. (01:26)
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A simulation game designed to create better understanding of the problems facing refugees. Participants go through a number of steps which attempt to simulate the refugee experience, from flight to arrival in the refugee camp as well as the difficulties of integration and repatriation of refugees.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer probes for ideas about how mountains wear down. He asks the student to draw a picture of how the mountain formed. The pictures show the student has the idea of the mountain wearing down and leveling over long periods of time but believes that it was due primarily to biological agents like lichens and mosses.
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Chemicals, the Environment, and You
provides lessons for learning about the relationship between chemicals in the environment and human health. Topics include the science of toxicology, dose-response relationships, individual susceptibility, risk assessment, and environmental hazards. Students are introduced to the ever-changing nature of our understanding of how chemicals influence the health of living organisms.
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Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,Conversations from 7 year olds take place about how to characterize an animal.
Author(s): Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Understanding Societies
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Understanding Societies" in the Department of Sociology. Sociology is the science â€“ and the art â€“ of understanding social relationships, human behavior, and the society that we live in. As a comprehensive introduction to the discipline, the goals of Understanding Societies are to stimulate your fascination with sociology and to encourage you to recognize sociologyâ€™s practical value, as well as its unique pers
Author(s): Jessica Collett

Statistics - an intuitive introduction: summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do â€¦ why does it exist?
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Engineering Nanomedical Systems
This course will cover the basic concepts of design of integrated nanomedical systems for diagnostics and therapeutics. Topics to be covered include: why nanomedical approaches are needed, cell targeting strategies, choice of core nanomaterials, technologies for testing composition and structure of multilayered nanomedical systems, optimizing zeta potentials, design and testing of cell and intracellular targeting systems, in-vivo issues, drug delivery and proper dosing, assessing efficacy of dru
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Basic Human Pathology: Parts I and II
This course, Basic Human Pathology, includes the teaching of both general and systemic (organs) pathology. It provides a basis for other Tufts Dental School courses such as Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnosis, Medicine II/III, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and other clinical science courses. It is a transition course between the other basic science courses and the clinical sciences of dentistry. Not only does it serve as a foundation course, its knowledge base will also aid in the
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Data Analysis and Probability
Students must learn to collect and draw conclusions from data. They must gain a basic understanding of probability.
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We have the obligation to think about the future, precisely because of the type of work we do … Venturing the future is not a risk â€“ it's a necessity of the dignity of humankind.

(The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts And Standardized Tests, The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves, Howard Gardner, 2000)

This first case study shows the way in which ICT is used within a classroom commu
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Lesson 7 - Working Within Your Language Skills
Knowing a few key phrases can help increase your understanding of others and vice versa.
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Fastcar: The Physics of Racing Part 2
This is a video to assist 5-7 graders in understanding the concepts of physics. It uses auto racing to illustrate the ideas. The video hits many different points and might be a good review for older students. Run time 07:49.
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Why Learn a Foreign Language?
Professors from a university's foreign language and literature department explain the benefits of knowing more than one language, including understanding your own language better, being better off in the job market, and just having fun.
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