Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
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. (04:45)
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How Religious Were the Founding Fathers?
Gordon Brown gives a lecture about this topic. A good insight into the part religion played in the early part of America as the people were religious and how various groups grew. However, some major leaders were not religious. Well worth watching.

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Student Athlete Faces Diabetes
This video features an interview with an athlete facing diabetes while serving on the swim team.  The segment also contains comments from his coach on how the swimmer deals with the challenge. ( 1:31)
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An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
Commissioned by the British Government, this documentary was shot by Director Alfred Hitchcock and depicts the trauma and suffering of World War 2 in Europe. (52:00)
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21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization (MIT)
The concept of globalization fosters the understanding of the interconnectedness of cultures and societies geographically wide apart; America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Subject scans existing debates over globalization around the world. This course explores how globalization impacts everyday life in the First and Third World; how globalization leads to a common cosmopolitan culture; the emergence of a global youth culture; and religious, social, and political movements that challenge globalizati
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
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Learn About Memorial Day
This is a very brief look at the history and meaning behind the U.S. federal holiday. It was formerly known as Decoration Day. This holiday commemorates U.S. men and women who have died in military service to their country. At the time of its posting to WatchKnow, this was a Featured Video on YouTube. (00:42)
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Talks to end Thai crisis inconclusive
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 21 - The Thai army says a crisis meeting of political leaders held the day after the army declared martial law, was inconclusive and that they will meet again on Thursday. Deborah Gembara reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe
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Talks @ Pulitzer: Bangladesh Factory Workers - Rights and Reforms
A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, garment factories are being inspected. But even the well-lit ones with workers paid above minimum wage still have problems, including a lack of emergency exits. This is the kind of violation that should shut down a factory until fixed, except that in Bangladesh today, inspectors have no enforcement authority: they merely make recommendations. Pulitzer Center grantees Jason Motlagh and Ken Weiss are joined by Sajeda Amin, senior associa
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Indonesia's presidential election kicks off
Indonesia's two presidential candidates promise to run a clean campaign in the run up to the July 9th election. Sarah Toms reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, R
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
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CodeChat 021 - Amyr Haq (Microsoft's Garage) | CodeChat

CodeChat is back after a long holiday and baby break, and this week, join me for a chat about Microsoft's Garage with event coordinator Amyr Haq. The Garage is Microsoft's internal program for encouraging and equipping employees to work on... well, whatever they want to work on. Employees build apps, sites, gadgets, and robots in the Garage.

Amyr sees all of the goings on in this very cool space where Softies come to invent, build, code, or sometimes just hang out.

 


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Espacios 4-d animados - Arquitectura de la m?sica [4-D Animated Spaces - The Architecture of Music]
This project involves the creation of an architecture of music which may be defined as a series of interdisciplinary steps which seek to generate four-dimensional virtual spaces for the materialization of music. This materialization uses music as its .genetic information ., the virtual space as its medium, and the execution time of the musical piece as the fourth dimension to a three-dimensional virtual space. Within this space, each instrument.s execution is represented by a shape whose propert
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2.5 The literature of the early church
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Transforming Education and Literacy with Windows 8.1 & Pearson iLIT

Interested in seeing how Windows 8.1 line of business (LOB) apps are transforming commercial industries (e.g. retail, hospitality, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing) and public sectors (e.g. education, public safety)?  Check out this multi-part LaunchPad series where we will spotlight critical LOB apps built on Windows 8.1.

In this episode, Baldwin Ng from Microsoft's Developer Experience Team interviewed Claudia Salinas from Pearson where they discussed today's&nb
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''I'm a Little Groundhog' song
Young elementary students will enjoy this cute song-"I'm a little groundhog, furry and round. you may see me pop out of the ground. When I see my shadow, down I stay. Six more weeks of winter is on its way". To the tune of "I'm a Little Teapot". This would be a great resource for celebrating Groundhog's Day or for an introductory lesson on mammals (0:26).
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Why many British homeowners don't actually own their homes at all


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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
Author(s): Mara Fuertes-Gutiérrez,Juan Muñoz López,Janet P

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Jane McIntyre '96 (McColl School Executive MBA)
In addition to an inquiring mind, find out what else Jane McIntyre, executive director of United Way Central Carolinas, is looking for when making key hires.
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VUCast: Shark Attack to Bionic Breakthrough
This Week on VUCast: A shark attack victim inspires a bionic breakthrough; why political prices are going up; and making a cappella cool.    
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