Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
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UCLA vs UW Men's Basketball 12-4-2009 2nd Half
UCLA vs UW Men's Basketball 12-4-2009 2nd Half
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Penguins: No Fail at Mealtime
January 29, 2013 — Japanese researchers, using cameras strapped to the backs of Adelie penguins in Antarctica, showed a perfect success rate at catching prey underwater. (02:02)
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4.2 Job analysis

Job analysis involves examining a job systematically and in detail. There is no single way of doing this. Direct observation may be helpful if you are analysing repetitive manual jobs, for example. Discussion with the current job holder and supervisor or line manager is also a useful source of information. Another method of job analysis is to use the checklist approach illustrated in Author(s): The Open University

Metaphors and Similes
This instructional video shows how to use metaphors and similes.  The narrator discusses the differences and similarities between metaphors and similes. It provides examples of both through images and voice over narration. (02:34)

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Analogies
This video feautures a narrator who begins by explaining the structure of an analogy.  Then, he presents strategies for determining the relationship between words in order to solve analogies. ( 9:41)
 

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Spectacular Similes
This student-made video teaches all about similes including how to use them, when to use them, and some common examples.  (01:57)
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Job search
Welcome to this Futures workbook on finding work. It is split into several sections describing different techniques for finding work. You can dip in and out of the different sections; however it is not wise to rely on only one mechanism for finding work. It is a competitive market for final year students and new graduates and so you should try many alternate ways to find work.
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1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5 – Very confident

  • 4 – Confident

  • 3 – Fairly confident

  • 2 – Not very confident

  • 1 – Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany you
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Photosynthesis
This three minute video slowly explains the process in green plants and certain other organisms by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source. Most forms of photosynthesis release oxygen as a byproduct. The importance of light is also explained. A good introduction.


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MSc in Strategic Marketing student video Nikolaos Zagkas
MSc in Strategic Marketing student Nikolaos Zagkas talks about his Cranfield experience
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Plate Tectonics Animation
This thirty-second animation shows the continents as they drift apart from Pangaea to present time. No audio needed.
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Spanish: Tener
Learn how to conjugate the irregular verb TENER with its stem changing properties. For beginning to intermediate learners.
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10.2 Media coverage of cloning and genetic medical research

Hargreaves, I., Lewis, J. and Speers, T. ‘Towards a better map: Science, the public and the media’, Economic and Social Research Council.

Kitzinger and Reilly, writing about the coverage of genetic research, identified the dichotomous nature of media coverage on this issue. Human medical genetic research is either framed in terms of'the ‘great promise’ discourse focusing on the benefits the science can bring’ or else, the ‘concern’ discourse, focusing on the risks a
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How to Use Adjective Phrases
This is an interesting video that describes what an adjective phrase is and how to use it.  The teacher demonstrates with sentences on her computer screen. It can help students understand the usage and importance of these phrases. (1:21)
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Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to rebuild our world from scratch | Talks at Google
17 April, 2014 Google UK About the book: If civilisation were brought to its knees by a virus, a nuclear winter or an asteroid -- taking with it the accumulated wealth of our technical and scientific prowess -- what knowledge would you walk away with? Would you be able to describe the working of an internal combustion engine or a microscope? Individually, most of us (even scientists, confined to their specialised fields) are more ignorant than we care to admit about the basic processes of the
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Make an Erupting Volcano With Science Bob
A classic science experiment using vinegar and baking soda.  What child doesn't like an erupting volcano??  Make one at home, right on your kitchen counter. 

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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
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