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Where do math symbols come from? via John David Walters on YouTube [Video] [Shared]

Where do math symbols come from? – John David Walters – YouTube View full lesson Math is full of symbols: lines, dots, arrows, English letters, Greek letters, superscripts, subscripts … it can look like an illegible jumble. Where did all … Continue reading

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Why should you read Charles Dickens? by Iseult Gillespie via TedEd [Video] [Shared]

The starving orphan seeking a second helping of gruel. The spinster wasting away in her tattered wedding dress. The stone-hearted miser plagued by the ghost of Christmas past. More than a century after his death, these remain recognizable figures from … Continue reading

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Everything you need to know to read “Frankenstein” – Iseult Gillespie via TedEd [Video] [Shared]

In 1815, Lord Byron proposed a challenge to a few literary guests he had gathered in his house on Lake Geneva: Who could write the most chilling ghost story? This question sparked an idea in eighteen-year-old Mary Shelley who, over … Continue reading

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Why should you read Charles Dickens? – Iseult Gillespie via Ted-Ed [Video]

View full lesson The starving orphan seeking a second helping of gruel. The spinster wasting away in her tattered wedding dress. The stone-hearted miser plagued by the ghost of Christmas past. More than a century after his death, these remain … Continue reading

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Home School: The history of the world according to corn – Chris A. Kniesly via TedEd on YouTube

Trace the 9,000 year old history of the domestication of corn, or maize, and its effects on global agriculture. Corn currently accounts for more than one tenth of our global crop production. And over 99% of cultivated corn is the … Continue reading

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