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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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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7.1 The subjective experience

Two of the properties of sound that we have examined from an objective stance, frequency and amplitude, have a fundamental importance to our appreciation of sound and music. In this section I want to look more closely at the subjective interpretation of these two properties of sound. I should stress that I am talking about sine-wave sounds in this section. The complex, non-sinusoidal sounds encountered in music add extra layers of complexity to the relationships I am discussing here.

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8.3 Planning your enquiry

I am grateful to Tony Coulson, Liaison Librarian (Arts) at The Open University, for his help with this section; also to Magnus John, Information Services Manager, International Centre for Distance Learning.

At this stage, you will be deciding what methods of enquiry to use and the scale of investigation to attempt. Will examining company papers, government reports and newspapers provide enough of the right kind of information? Or, since independent broadcasting comp
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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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Stem Cells Breakthrough
This video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW tells the story behind one of the most significant scientific breakthroughs in the past decade. Human embryonic stem cells, once thought to be the key to curing countless debilitating diseases, have sparked a decade-long firestorm of ethical and political debate in the United States that has greatly curtailed their use in scientific research and medical therapies. Now a revolutionary method of creating stem cells—without embryos—may pav
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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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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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Massive 'murmuration' of starlings in Israel's skies
Thousands of starlings fly together in a 'murmuration', forming beautiful moving dark clouds in southern Israel's sky. Gavino Garay 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
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Basic Japanese #13 - Numbers 1001-10000
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re not sure if the happenings of the past few days are due to luck, conscientiousness, or some combination. Your friend’s father has offered you a part-time job in his Japanese flower shop. Your friend and you had helped him take inventory in his silk flower shop. You used the time [...]
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Charter 88 and the Constitutional Reform Movement Twenty Years On
First part of a Panel discussion held at Portculis House, Westminster, asking what have been the central strengths and achievements of the constitutional reform movement among other questions that look back at Charter 88.
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Global Economic Update: November 2014
Professor Joe Nellis gives his latest update on the global economy and also reviews the economic outlook for the eurozone and the United Kingdom.
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