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June 2009

To Kill a Mockingbird Trailer

This is an original trailer for the 1962 film release of “To Kill a Mockingbird” starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch.

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Understanding To Kill a Mockingbird

Drawing on multi-disciplinary sources, this literary criticism by Claudia D. Johnson places the issues of race, censorship, stereotyping, and heroism (in Lee Harper’s “To Kill a Mockingbird”) into sharp perspective. Through these documents, the reader also gains a taste for the historical events which influenced the novel as well as the novel’s relevance in today’s […]

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Poor Richard’s Alamanack

Poor Richard’s Almanack (sometimes Almanac) was a yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin, who adopted the pseudonym of “Poor Richard” or “Richard Saunders” for this purpose. The publication appeared continually from 1732 to 1758. It was a best seller for a pamphlet published in the American colonies; print runs reached 10,000 per year.

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Complete Lewis Carroll text and John Tenniel illustrations for this 1898 edition of Alice.

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WordAhead Vocabulary

Learn vocabulary with WordAhead.  

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Electricity and Magnetism

The inimitable Walter Lewin gives a literally hair-raising performance in this MIT Museum demonstration covering all the basics of electricity and magnetism while introducing just one equation

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Electromagnetism

An investigation of magnets and the relationship between electricity and magnetism.

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What is a Magnetic Field?

The Tabletop Explainer answers the question “What is a magnetic field?”

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