New Worlds, New Perspectives: The UA Study Abroad Experience
Why do people choose to study abroad? While every University of Arizona student who has studied in another country has his or her own unique stories to tell, all come home with at least one thing in common: they've had a life-changing experience. Once you step across your borders and out of your comfort zone, you're never the same again.
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Testing Galaxy Formation Models at the Small Scales By Dr. Simona Vegetti

Her lecture notes:The distribution of masses of dwarf satellite galaxies that are observed around Local Group galaxies differs substantially from simulations based on cold dark matter--the simulations predict many more dwarf galaxies than are seen. The Local Group, however, may be anomalous in this
regard. The lack of visible stars and gas severely limits the possibility of detecting these satellites in other galaxies. I will show how gravitational lensing can address this issue in a un
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Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate graphing systems of linear equations.  Examples include being given two linear equations, finding the slope and y-intercept, and then graphing to determine the point of intersection. (4:49)
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GI Diary: Battle of Okinawa part 2 of 3
"Okinawa - At the Emperor's Doorstep" episode from "WWII: GI Diary"..... This old 1978 TV docu-drama was narrated by Lloyd Bridges and told the stories of real soldiers/sailors/pilots and their first-hand experiences in battle. Archival footage and good background music really made the stories come alive.....about 25 episodes were made. Video converted from really old VHS tape.......... This is the story of the invasion and capture of the island of Okinawa in 1945--the last major land battle of
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How To Use Green Screen To Improve Video
This is a video about chroma key (green screen), including what chroma key is and how it works. Good tips are given on chroma key muslins (cheap and expensive) and how to light your green screen background. Grades 5-12. 8 min.
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Kindergarten Cooties and Jealous Gentlemen
Several puzzle games in which students take turns placing characters in positions within a set of constraints, while trying to prevent the opposing player from being able to place the next character.
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1.2.1 Try some yourself

Activity 3

Without using your calculator, find the following:

  • (a) 102

  • (b) 1002

  • (c) 0.12

  • (d) 0.01
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Bill Nye The Science Guy on The Atmosphere
In this brief clip, Bill Nye explains the layers of the atmosphere.  (01:36)
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The Battle of Okinawa (6/11) - Battlefield
The Battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific Theater of World War II as well as the last pitched battle of the entire war. The 82 day long battle lasted from late March through June 1945. The battle has been referred to as the "Typhoon of Steel" in English. The nicknames refer to the ferocity of the fighting, the intensity of gunfire involv
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The Battle of Okinawa (11/11) - Battlefield
The Battle of Okinawa, also known as Operation Iceberg, was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific Theater of World War II as well as the last pitched battle of the entire war. The 82 day long battle lasted from late March through June 1945. The battle has been referred to as the "Typhoon of Steel" in English. The nicknames refer to the ferocity of the fighting, the intensity of gunfire involv
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World War II: How It Was in Okinawa
A summary of how World War II was in Okinawa. Uses personal narratives. Gives some depth to those studying this battle. Also provides insights into the Japanese tactics.

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The Philadelphia Experiment part 4
This is part 4 of the documentary about the Philadelphia Experiment
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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool
One of the key aims of ALPS is to improve the assessment of competence in practice across 16 professions, increasing the confidence of new graduates and their employers. The CIPA tool has been developed to establish measures of new graduate confidence in their ability across a number of areas of professional competence. Initially it is being piloted as a self-rating tool with new graduates with the intention of extending its use by employers of new graduates. The tool offers a way of establishin
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Basic Economics (pt. 4)
This series of lectures attempts to describe the basics of economics. This lecture concerns interest rates.

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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.

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The Abolitionist Movement
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
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Chicago History Episode 1
Chicago History dives into Chicago's past and takes a look at the history of meat in Chicago is the topic of this ten minute video. The video concentrates on the horrible working conditions in the stock yards. Not for young students. A good video to show students when the read Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and why the nation passed the Pure Food and Drug Act.
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Using Digital Tools to Create Monsters
This resource is an OER produced as part of the Digital Futures in Education (DeFT) project funded as a part of the third phase of the HEA/JISC/UKOER programme. The project's aim was to develop guidance on digital literacy practices in education and the use of OER in teaching and learning.The project was undertaken with a year 2 class. The children took part in a range of activities on the topic of monsters, which involved them in digital arts and writing activities.The ICT teacher involved in t
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Finding the Middle of Nowhere: Horology - The Study of Time
Location: Echo Mountain. Year: 2017. The Scrappy Duo uncover echoes in Time as they learn about the unfortunate history of Echo Mountain. (04:44)
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How the Gold Rush Started
Discover how the Gold Rush led to the creation of California and the effects of this event.
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