Sony PSPS in Key Stage 3 English & Media

Using PSPs to identify the key aspects of film trailers, explore camera angles and analyse film for purpose. Also to increase student engagement, increase independence in learning and personalise learning.
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Filming a doubles game of badminton

A camera used to film a doubles game of badminton for review of the learner's performance
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Digital Cameras
Introduction to digital cameras including ISO, film speed, digital camera, charged couple device (CCD), lenses, SLR body, focal length, angle of view, wide-angle lens, telephoto lens, close-ups, aperture, exposure, f/number, shutter speed, focus, depth of field.
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Koch and Sierpinski Fractals - A Virtual Manipulative
The Koch Snowflake is obtained by beginning with an equilateral triangle, removing the middle third of each side, and replacing it with two sides of a smaller triangle. This process continues forever.

The Sierpinski Carpet is constructed by starting with a square, removing the middle ninth, removing the middle ninth of each remaining square, and continuing.

There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.

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12:12 (short film)
Synopsis; They say that 11:11 is the time to make a wish. If that is so, what would be special about 12:12..? This short film shows the weird, odd and unusual events that happen to a young man when the clock strikes 12:12. Enjoy!
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VideoInformation; This is my first major attempt at creating a creepy type of film, and I hope the video does give out a weird feeling. You'll probably never look at the time of 12:12 the same way again. I hope you like it!
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Pink Yoko Portable Televison
Pink portable television;. Maker: Yoko - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Depiction of terrorism in film and television
In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events. Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audiences with such television series’ as ‘24’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ and how these common cultural experiences should not be underest
Author(s): Pearson Roberta E. Professor

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Kimono-Style Dressing Gown
Midnight blue kimono-style dressing gown with embroidered dragon motif on back and stylised cloud design to pocket on right hand side. Full length gown with dropped shoulders and straight cut sleeves. Self-fabric tie belt and facing band running around the garment from hem through back neck to hem. Wrap-arouns style. Label (back neck) DP 100% rayonne silk Fabrique en Hong Kong' and some Chinese characters.. Maker: D P. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Stafford
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Bone Glove Stretcher
Bone glove stretcher; hinged - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Silal
This sample shows the typical structure of silal, irons with high Si content (5.5-7.9 wt%). It is a grey cast iron alloyed with 4-6wt% Si to provide good oxidation resistance. The high Si content forms a dense, adherent iron silicate surface film, which is resistant to oxygen penetration. The flake graphite iron Silal was one of the first heat resisting cast irons developed. Spheroidal graphite Si irons have higher strength and improved ductility. The structure shows cored dendrites of ferrite w
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Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #16 - Talk About Hobbies in Spanish
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Now that you’re in Spain and are working and going to school, you don’t have too much free time. You’ve heard, though, that a fun hobby is a great way to improve your Spanish and make Spanish-speaking friends at the same time. For the sake of Spanish, you’ve decided to make [...]
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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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Chapter 03 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - Busy At War And Love
Chapter 03: Busy At War And Love. Classic Literature Video Book with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman. (12:58)

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Ordered film of carbon nanotubes
It is necessary to form a stable dispersion of nanotubes in order to properly integrate them into polymeric systems. This can be achieved by treating them with acid to oxidise the tube surfaces. The tubes will then spontaneously disperse in an aqueous medium. The viscosity of these suspensions is analogous to that of polymers; it increases gradually with concentration up to a critical point (at about 0.7vol%) where entanglement occurs. A solid nanotube film has been formed by filtering the suspe
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Art of the embroiderer
This is the website for the online companion to the exhibition “The Art of the Embroiderer” hosted by the Broadbent Gallery, Kent State University Museum, in Kent, Ohio, from September 2008 to December 2009. The exhibition contains over 80 garments and textiles from across the world spanning over 200 years of creativity and innovation. Garments vary from haute couture gowns to Japanese kimono and Saudi Arabian caftans. A notable exhibit is Christian Dior's "Vénus", a ball gown of pink tulle e
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Public Law
A very short simulation that lasted one week and replaced the students' weekly tutorial. The scenario was built around an incident that occurred on a film set. The lecturer took the role of a partner in the firm and the students played the role of lawyers within it. At the end of the simulation the students had to submit a report on what they had done.
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Ray Russell Inaugural Lecture "A life in music..."
Visiting Professor, Ray Russell delivered his inaugural lecture on Thursday 25 March in Gandhi Hall. Ray's lecture, entitled 'A Life in Music' covered highlights from his 40-year career in the music industry ranging from his first professional job with the John Barry Seven to working with Tina Turner and on classic television theme tunes including Bergerac and A Touch of Frost. The lecture was delivered in a unique format that saw Ray backed by a band including his sons, Charlie and George, on b
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"The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power" (video)
ali book coverWriter, film-maker, and leading figure of the international left Tariq Ali speaks about Pakistan, Afghanistan and the future of U.S. involvement in the region. Ali's new book, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power", weighs the prospects of those contending for power in the aftermath of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and demonstrates Pakistan
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Theories and concepts
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or dowloaded as a zip file As taught in Autumn Semester 2009/10 The War on Iraq and the US and British invasion of the country in 2003 has led to huge tensions in geopolitics. At the same time, the supposed ‘threat’ of international terrorism and continuing financial turmoil in the world economy have both brought to the fore the global politics of co-operation and confrontation. Whilst it might be possible to agree on the significance of th
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Visual Anthropology CSAPOER
This module is concerned with how anthropology can contribute to - and gain insight from - the analysis of visual forms of representation; it is an introduction to anthropology through an examination of the ‘ways of seeing’ across-cultures and to the methods used for gathering information about other cultures’ ‘visual systems’. The module introduces how different cultures are depicted in a range of media, in particular ethnographic film and photography, and deals with the analytical an
Author(s): Dr Angels Trias i Valls, Regent's College

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