The euro, its central bank and economic governance
The lecture is in memory of Josiah Charles Stamp, an alumnus and former governor of LSE. The recent financial crisis has been a turbulent period for policy-makers around the world. Originating in and mostly affecting the financial sector, it has forced central banks to take unprecedented steps to contain the situation and its fallout for the real economy. Overall, this has been achieved, and economic activity is gradually recovering around the world. Risks remain, however, including systemic ris
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1.1 Getting an overview
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
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5.3 Accessibility
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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5.2 Usability principles
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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5 Performance and pay
School governors are responsible for establishing the performance management policy of the school and for reviewing the performance of the headteacher. This unit will guide you through these processes, including the appeals procedure should the headteacher have any concerns. You will also learn the importance of linking performance review to pay review.
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1 What's in a title? An introduction
What do we mean by ‘community’, ‘care’ and ‘welfare’? In this unit you will explore the meanings of these words in their historical and cultural settings. The unit does not discuss these terms exclusively in terms of social work practice so service users, carers or anyone interested in community care and the ways in which welfare services are provided would find this unit useful.
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Sea Surface Height and Temperature Anomalies on a Globe: The Pacific Ocean
The 1997-98 El Nino was truly a global event. The sequence shows a superposition of sea surface temperature anomalies on anomalies of the sea surface elevation.
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The HoloGlobe Project
These animations were produced for the Smithsonian Institution's HoloGlobe Exhibit which opened to the public on August 10, 1996 at the Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC. The various data sets show progressive global change mapped onto a rotating globe and projected into space to create a holographic image of the Earth. The exhibit shows that Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. The exhibit has
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Public health care takes measures against smoking
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to understand the steps taken against smoking. While understanding the text, you will be listening for specific information. By using the correct tenses and expression, you will place certain decisions into the future.
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TRMM Biomass Burning: Water Droplet Size, Precipitation and Fires with Cloud Cover March 1, 1998
Correlated water droplet size, precipitation, fires, and cloud cover over northern Borneo on March 1, 1998
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Calendar Notation, Part II (with correction )- Khan Academy
Correcting the time difference calculation by taking into account that there is no year '0'. (04:12)
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Using the Simple Interest Formula
This is an introduction to the simple interest formula for finance and accounting purposes.  The instructor uses a white board to demonstrate using the formula for simple interest I=Prt.
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1 Preamble

S250_1, Gene manipulation in plants focused predominantly on the science behind a number of transgenic crops, but also explored some of the social issues surrounding the development of Golden Rice. This unit will focus less on the science as such, but will explore some of the emerging social concerns.

Many of the issues that surround GM crops are ethical. They relate to what course of action is ‘right’, and initially Section 1 of this unit will explore a number of arguments from the
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What is Earth University?
EARTH University in Costa Rica teaches its students how to take care of their environment and implement proper agricultural techniques. Costa Rica is the most eco-friendly country in the Americas, and the explore team of explore.org filmed this wonderful documentary video on EARTH U.
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Wright Brothers, Part III
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 04:21.
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Wright Brothers, Part IV
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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Wright Brothers, Part V
This is an animated biography of the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and their first 'controlled' flight from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
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Wright Brothers--Actual Footage of Flight
Here is brief actual footage of the Wright Brothers and their demonstration of their first flight. Because of the era, this is a silent film. Run time 01:29.
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1.1.2 A balancing act: conservation and sustainable development

All around this coast are examples of efortsf to protect or enhance the environment. There are nature reserves, country parks and protected habitats, and the whole coastal fringe is designated as an area of scientific interest requiring special protection. There is also evidence of the need to manage the environment to ensure, so far as possible, compatibility between competing interests. Built development is prevented along the shoreline and restricted to existing settlements; caravan parks
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