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2.3 Styles of presentation
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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2 The what and how of monitoring
School governors need to be involved in the monitoring and evaluation of secondary schools. But what areas should you be monitoring and how can you ensure that monitoring is effective. This unit will help you assess these matters and also look at the kind of evidence you should be sourcing, and how that evidence should be evaluated.
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Java OOP: Runtime Polymorphism through Inheritance
Richard Baldwin
With runtime polymorphism, the selection of a method for execution is based on the actual type of object whose reference is stored in a reference variable, and not on the type of the reference […]

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Profile: Norman Platnick
Dr. Norman Platnick, Curator Emeritus in the Division of Invertebrate Zoology, oversaw the new Museum exhibition, Spiders Alive! Dr. Platnick's current research focuses on the spider family Oonopidae (the goblin spiders). He heads a National Science Foundation-funded Planetary Biodiversity Inventory project involving more than 45 arachnologists in 12 countries. Although only about 500 species of these small spiders have been described, Dr. Platnick and his colleagues estimate that there are abo
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6 Concentrating, storing and transporting energy
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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Extracting a Metal from its Ore
Detailed instructions for conducting an experiment involving the extraction of copper from malachite (copper carbonate). Includes teacher notes and solutions to questions.
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Investigating the Electrical Conductivity of Different Materials
Instructions for using test circuit kits to examine a variety of solids, liquids and solutions for electrical conductivity.
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Working in PDF Portfolios
This video explains how to work in a PDF Portfolio in Acrobat X Pro.
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4.15 Summary of Part C

In Part C you have learnt that:

  • delegated legislation is law made by bodies other than Parliament, but with the authority of Parliament delegated in an enabling or parent Act

  • the types of delegated legislation are:

    • Statutory Instruments

    • byelaws

    • Orders in Council

    • Court Rule committees

    • professional regulations


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Japanese First-Grader
Japan has one of the most successful school systems in the world. It is also one of the most demanding school systems. In this video from Wide Angle, Ken Higashiguchi, a first-grader in a Japanese school, started preschool when he was only one year old. In the video, Ken is experiencing his second day of first grade. He has no problem reading the words of the school song with all of the other children. Ken’s teachers and parents have high expectations for him to be independent and to work
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • define risk in the most appropriate way, and appreciate the need to prioritise risks;

  • appreciate the costs of illness associated with workplace activities;

  • describe in outline the development of models used to explain the cause of incidents and to promote prevention;

  • recognise the multiple causes contributing to many incidents, and be able to represent them diagrammatically;


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MIT Perspective on Engineering Systems
The field of systems engineering has only recently emerged, and as this symposium demonstrates, defies precise definition. But MIT has taken this evolving area to heart, nurturing a new division and encouraging a raft of ventures that in their execution, may help shape the field for the next century.

An MIT freshman in 1

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Video: Big stars with a big heart
Country stars Rascal Flatts get a special gift from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital for all their giving; why your hands may know more than your head; plus, it’ll be “a beautiful day” in Vanderbilt stadium this July… find out why!
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Number Strips (1-12)
Number strips which teachers can photocopy, cut out and use with pupils for number activities that involve addition or subtraction up to the number 12.
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6.5 Changing patterns of energy use
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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4.3.2 Wave power
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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3.4 Bioenergy
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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1.2 Readings

In considering the environmental and social challenges that we are currently facing, we are clearly dealing with so-called ‘wicked’ problems: the ‘problems’ manifest themselves only as you try to engage and Author(s): No creator set

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