Med Students Learn from High-Tech 'Patients'
The Arizona Center for Simulation and Experiential Learning at the University of Arizona College of Medicine -- Phoenix gives students real-life experience with the help of mechanically controlled mannequins. The realistic "patients" can simulate everything from human sweat to lost limbs and childbirth and allow medical students to learn hospital care without fear they're going to hurt or harm a real patient.
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Positive Lifestyle Changes Bring a Reduce Risk for Diabetes Positive Lifestyle Changes Bring a Reduc
According to a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine, improving even one of five major lifestyle risk factors- weight, diet, exercise, smoking and drinking- can reduce risk of diabetes by 31% for men and 39% for women.
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Student experiences of enterprise education
This report outlines data collected from students across a broad range of subject areas across all Faculties of Leeds Met University. This data was generated in response to a questionnaire designed to obtain information on students experiences of enterprise education
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Big and Small---Opposites
In this cute video, Zach and Reggie puppets sing about things that are BIG and things that are small. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review antonyms/opposites in the early childhood classroom. (1:51)
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Assessment learning and teaching journal , Leeds Metropolitan University
This edition showcases key areas of work catalysed by the Institute for Enterprise and comprises a range of articles research papers, case studies and reflections by staff, students and stakeholders.
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Iceland: ridge, plume and basalt
Why is Iceland the fastest growing island in the North Atlantic? Why is Iceland on dry land? Dr Dave McGarvie takes us on a geographically complex field trip to discover Iceland's new land. McGarvie explains how different types of basalts eruptions help build the crust of Iceland. This material forms part of The Open University course S339, Understanding the continents.Author(s): The iTunes U team

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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
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WHO calls air pollution in Chinese cities a crisis
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The World Health Organisation says that high levels of air pollution blanketing Chinese cities is a "crisis" as smog hits Beijing for the sixth consecutive day. Sarah Toms reports. More 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 inter
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2.4 Going down: using scientific notation for small numbers

You saw in Section 2.2 how the powers of ten notation provides a concise method of expressing very large numbers and reduces the chances of errors when, otherwise, many zeros would have to be written out. You will now see how the powers of ten notation can be extended to cover small numbers, such as 0.000 000 0002 m.

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Kyrgyz shepherds cheer for World Cup from afar
Shepherds in Kyrgyzstan's mountain valley cheer for Brazil as they watch the World Cup from their nomad tents. Nathan Frandino 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 years
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Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
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Kommagetallen optellen
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Werkblad waarmee leerlingen het optellen met kommagetallen (tienden en honderdsten) inoefenen. Aanvankelijk is er visuele ondersteuning, maar naar het einde van het document toe, verdwijnt deze. Er zijn ook mogelijkheden tot differentiatie …


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The Fair-Haired Bear
This is a funny little story about a bare bear who started out with brown hair.
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Learn German: German Colours
In this video you will learn the German words for different colors.  You will hear the color in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen.  This is good for beginning language learners.
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom
Virtual Maths Data Handling Light Survey exercise - , Example Of Light Intensity Activity in a Classroom, worksheet and activity resources
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"Ecology, Human Rights, and Large Dam Projects in South Asia"
Kathleen Morrison is Professor, Department of Anthropology; Director, Center for International Studies, The University of Chicago. There is little doubt that climate change, deforestation, erosion, and the unequal distribution of natural resources around the globe are of pressing importance everywhere, but these problems are perhaps most acute in Asia, home to 64 percent of the world’s population. Much of this population (1 and 1.3 billion, respectively) is concentrated in India and China, tw
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Climate Change and Global Health
Climate change raises a number of challenges to human wellbeing, among these is the threat to our health. In combination with climate change, large-scale global environmental changes such as loss of biodiversity, changes in fresh water supplies and stresses on food production systems, have the potential to cause systemic adverse alterations in patterns of health and disease. These can combine with many other specific challenges, including the emergence of new infectious diseases and the re-emerg
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Wai-Not : ICT voor mensen met beperkingen
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WAI-NOT biedt aan mensen met een verstandelijke beperking de mogelijkheid te internetten binnen een voor hen toegankelijk online-omgeving. Daarom ontwikkelde WAI-NOT voor hen een aangepaste website. Deze website is educatief, (re)creatief, …


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FPCLW: Introduction
With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management? On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters.
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