1.2.4 What is computing with confidence?
Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This unit will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at the basic skills for online study, such as file management and installing software.
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"The Hot Air Show" Episode 6: May 27, 2011
This show will focus on energy subsidies and global energy markets. Panelists will discuss how energy subsidy issues impact domestic and global energy flows. Potential topics to be discussed include: What is the future of our transportation sector and energy independence? Renewable vs. permanent subsidies? Tracing the price at the pump back to energy policy - how close is the link?
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Different kinds of teeth according to organism's diet
Animals can be classified by what they eat into three categories-carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores.
Author(s): Olivia Worland

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The Space Age Is Born
View excerpts from the documentary,"Explorer 1: JPL and the Beginnings of the Space." For more information see: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/sputnik/sputnik20071003/
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Digestive tube of the Artemia naplius
Food is moved through the digestive tube by way of contractions in the muscles of the tube lining. The digestive tube leads to the anus. Food is eaten, then digested in the tube, nutrients are absorbed into the body, and wastes are eliminated at the anus.
Author(s): Katie Hale,Mildred Hoover

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1 Ways of expressing subtraction
Do you want to improve your ability to subtract one number from another, especially if decimals are involved, without having to rely on a calculator? This unit will help you get to grips with subtraction and give you some practice in doing it.
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Next steps
Businesses are increasingly making explicit their committment to dealing with ethical concerns. This unit explores the business case for an ethical approach to human resources management and examines whether a more 'human-centred' approach can bring dividends, and how an ethical approach fits within an organisation's strategy.
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"Theory and Method in the Study of Architecture and Art, Fall 2002"
" This seminar is open to graduate students, and is intended to offer a synoptic view of selected methodologies and thinkers in art history (with some implications for architecture). It is a writing-intensive class based on the premise that writing and editing are forms of critical thinking. The syllabus outlines the structure of the course and the readings and Assignments and Labs for each week. The discipline of art history periodically surges into "crisis." The demise of formalism as a guidin
Author(s): Jones, Caroline

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Ferns attached to a forest rock
Ferns have small, branched leaves, not to reduce gas exchange and water loss, but to increase the surface area for spore producing structures. This demonstrates that plants develop certain characteristics for very different reasons.
Author(s): Katie Hale,Nancy Pelaez

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Peer Conferencing and First Phase of Publishing
A lesson encouraging children to read each other's work and respond to it via a peer conferencing setting. They also begin the preliminary stages of making a book.
Author(s): Eithne Kennedy

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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #11 - Practice Makes Perfect! Use Repetition to Unlock Your Japane
Practice makes perfect - there’s a reason it’s such a popular saying. Whether you’re a ballerina, pianist or language student, repetition is one of the fundamental techniques towards improving and perfecting your craft. Sure, it might be boring. It might be frustrating. But there’s not denying that it works! It might not be the most glamorous [...]
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Great Zoom out of Long Beach, CA: The Queen Mary
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
Author(s): Alex Kekesi,Darrel Williams,Greg Shirah,Horace Mit

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Calculating medicines for children: applying standard formula
This RLO is aimed at providing examples of how to calculate medicines, specifically for children but it relates well to any aspect of calculating medicines.
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Lugosi teaches math - Positive series2
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. This video shows a variety of tests to prove positive series.  He begins with what is called a comparison test and formulates proofs. Lugosi's hidden love for mathematics is illuminated by his animated teaching style.  This video is geared to older, advanced mathematics learners.  
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Air Masses and Fronts - by StudyJams
The Earth has four major air masses, two cold ones and two warm ones.  When those air masses run into each other, the place where they meet is called a front.  Fronts are resposible for all kinds of weather like snow and storms.  Learn more about air masses and fronts with this computer animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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" Snowball Fight"- A Song About Letters and Sounds
In this computer-animated video, the letters of the alphabet each appear on a snowball one at a time.  The name of each letter is said along with the sound it makes. ( 3:06)
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Orchid Bees - Euglossa
The relationship between Orchid Bees (genus Euglossa)and Orchids is remarkable.  This video shows male Orchid Bees collecting fragrance from a Mexican Orchid, Mormodes badia.
Filmed at Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens.

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How are Planets Formed?
See how the Webb Space Telescope studies planetary bodies using the solar system and planets orbiting other stars. This video has excellent computer-animated images to show how planets may have formed. (05:51)
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The History of St. Patrick's Day
This professionally made video contains a narrator detailing the history and celebration of St. Patrick's Day.  The video contains photos of history of St. Patrick and  videos of actual celebrations.  (Video does contain images of men drinking beer in celebration and is shown in context of being able  to do so during Lent.) (3:33)
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60 Prepositions Chant
This slide show clip chants 60 prepositions. The prepositions are presented in alphabetical order.  Goal is to help memorize the list. No teaching of what the words mean.  (1:24)
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