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Lewis Grassic Gibbon: Sunset Song
Sunset Song was written in the early 1930s and is still one of the best-known and most-debated Scottish novels. In this unit, we discuss whether Sunset Song succeeds as critique of capitalism and whether it has value as a work of literature separate from its propagandistic ambitions. This study unit is just one of many that can be found on LearningSpace, part of OpenLearn, a collection of open educational resources from The Open University. Published in ePub 2.0.1 format, some feature such as au
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大学院教育博物館コミュニケーション特論(2010年度)の資料を公開しまし
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1.3 Essential ‘voluntary’ work experience

For entry and progression into many careers, voluntary work experience is essential. Teaching, Law, Environmental/Conservation and Social Work are common examples but there are many others. Positions in the Arts, Media, Publishing, Development and Charitable sectors are rarely advertised and are also difficult to enter without a network of contacts, direct practical experience of the industry and enormous enthusiasm.

For more details on any of these look at the Prospects website, which
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Next steps
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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Trading at Noon: Zynga tanks; investors await Facebook
July 26 - Zynga shares continue their downward spiral while traders watch for Facebook's first earnings report
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Java OOP: Polymorphism, Type Conversion, Casting, etc.
Richard Baldwin
Baldwin teaches you about assignment compatibility, type conversion, and casting for both primitive and reference types. He also teaches you about the relationship between reference types, method […]

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Salt crystal
This grain of salt has been magnified. Magnification makes the salt grain look very different.
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Bulbs & Batteries in a Row
Everyday we are surrounded by circuits that use "in parallel"and "in series" circuitry. Complicated circuits designed by engineers are composed of many simpler parallel and series circuits. During this activity, students build a simple series circuit and discover the properties associated with series circuits.
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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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Floating and Sinking 2
Printable worksheet that guides children through a hands-on exploration of how shape affects floating. Also provides opportunities for recording ideas and observations.
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SUPPLY
Understanding the concept of supply.
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Shape
Worksheet encouraging pupils to differentiate between triangles and rectangles thus practicing their knowledge of 2D shapes.
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Fraction Wall 2
Useful resource with a fraction wall containing thirds, sixths and ninths which can be printed out and cut up for use in class.
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4.4.1 Tidal Energy
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 Identification and naming
What is ecology and why is it important to our understanding of the world around us? This unit looks at how we can study ecosystems to explore the effect that humans are having on the environment.
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1.2 Readings

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3.10 Systems techniques

The two systems methodologies provide a framework for the application of problem solving, analysis and design techniques. These fall into three groups.

  • Diagramming: ranging from single systems maps to complex flow charts. Diagrams of one sort or another provide a method of analysis, design and communication.

  • Modelling: simulation is used extensively to analyse the dynamics of an existing system and to predict the behaviour of a propos
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