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1 Maxwell's greatest triumph

This unit presents Maxwell's greatest triumph – the prediction that electromagnetic waves can propagate vast distances through empty space and the realisation that light is itself an electromagnetic wave. Visible light has a very narrow range of wavelengths, but this tells us more about the sensitivity of our eyes than about the nature of electromagnetic radiation. A few years after Maxwell's death other types of electromagnetic radiation, including radio waves, X-rays and gamma rays, were
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Lesson 06 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 6 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Violence in Pakistan after church bombings
Angry protesters in Lahore kill two men they suspect of involvement in bombings targeting two churches, that killed at least 14 people. Yiming Woo 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
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Intervenir la imagen... o el espejo m?gico (Intervene the image... or the magic mirror)
"A technology is interactive to the degree that it reflects the consequences of our actions or decisions back to us. It follows that an interactive technology is a medium through which we communicate with ourselves... a mirror" The purpose of this work is to explore the implications of interactive media through the review of "Utop?a" digital, an interactive piece that explore the implied transformation of the relationship between art and audience and new forms of perception. The artists' role is
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Add Fractions With Unlike Denominators, Part 1
This method will produce the correct answer every time, but the student may have to simplify the fraction once finished. Nonetheless, at least the student can produce the correct answer every time! (04:59) Note: Any mixed numbers have to be changed to improper fractions first.
1) Multiply the denominators (bottom numbers). This is the denominator in your answer.
2) Multiply the diagonals. Place the answers above the fractions (see video).
3) Add the numbers you placed abov

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Western food ban in Russia leaves bad aftertaste
The owner of a popular Moscow restaurant worries about food prices and shortages following a Russian ban on Western food imports. Mana Rabiee 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
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7.2 Types of active galaxy

  • All active galaxies have a compact, energetic nucleus – an AGN.

  • Seyfert galaxies are spiral galaxies with bright, point-like nuclei which vary in brightness. They show excesses at far infrared and other wavelengths, and have strong, broad emission lines.

  • Quasars resemble very distant Seyfert galaxies with very luminous nuclei. They are variable. About 10% are strong radio sources thought to be powered by jets of material
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2.3.3 Plans for action

  • Agree what the student teacher needs to do to progress, and make constructive practical suggestions to move practice forward.

  • Agree short-term achievable targets.

  • Agree to discuss the outcome of the observation and the arrangements for the next steps in their learning at the mentor session.

  • Provide the student teacher with a copy of the mentor's written observations and summary of action planning.


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educ@conTIC. Aprendizaje Visual, una puerta de acceso al universo del Autismo

Durada: 30 min. Vídeo. educacontic.es CC 3.0.
En aquest programa ens endinsem en el món de l'alumnat d'Educació Especial. Entrevistem a Miriam Reyes, fundadora d'Aprendices Visuales, iniciativa que pretén fer se

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10 ‘Science for all?’ A look at some contexts

The following statement is from the science National Curriculum in England published in 2000.

The importance of science

Science stimulates and excites pupils’ curiosity about phenomena and events in the world around them. It also satisfies this curiosity with knowledge. Because science links direct practical experience with ideas, it can engage learners at many levels. Scientific meth
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Microeconomía (2012)
Este curso tiene como objetivo introducir a los estudiantes en el análisis formal y comprensión del funcionamiento de los mercados bajo estructuras no competitivas, profundizando en algunos de los elementos que se introdujeron someramente en la asignatura de Introducción de primer curso, como los fallos de mercado ligados a la existencia de bienes públicos o de información asimétrica. Por otro lado, se hace especial hincapié en el análisis de mercados no competitivos ligados a la presenc
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1.6 How does aspirin relieve pain?

Aspirin acts at the site of damaged tissue to block the start of the nerve signal to the brain, the mechanism by which we experience pain (Section 2). It does this by inhibiting the formation of prostaglandin which is the active agent responsible for the sensitisation of the nerve endings. Prostaglandins (there are several related types) are resp
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References

Michael Jackson, Software Requirements & Specifications, Addison-Wesley, 1995. ISBN 0–201–87712–0.
Suzanne Robertson and James Robertson, Mastering the Requirements Process, Addison-Wesley, second edition, 2006. ISBN 0–321–41949–9

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Why Study the Eucharist in Methodism with David Monkton
Dr David Monkton looks at the place of the Eucharist in Methodism from the time the Wesley’s in the eighteenth century until. He does this by taking us through one of the eucharistic hymns of Charles Wesley: ‘Jesus we thus obey.’ He draws attention to the fact that Methodism, although ‘low church’ in appearances, is ‘high church’ in its theology. Moreover, it expresses its eucharistic theology mainly through its hymns. Other videos you may wish to look at; Why Study the Eucharist
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3.5 Common law

This may be a familiar term that you have encountered in newspaper reports or on the television or radio. Common law has its roots in history. In 1066, William the Conqueror began to establish a strong central government and to standardise the law in England. Representatives of the King were s
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Learning to teach: Mentoring and tutoring student teachers
This is the second of four courses which comprise the course Learning to teach. Traditionally student teachers are supported by a mentor in school and a tutor from a university. Both play distinctive and important parts in the teachers development. This free course, Mentoring and tutoring student teachers, examines each role in detail and explores the similarities and distinctions between the two roles. Whether you are a tutor or a mentor, effective teacher education relies on all partners worki
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1.3.2 Stages in reading qualitative evidence

As with numbers, we need to approach qualitative evidence systematically and with purpose, and not just assume we know what it means.


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2 New products – old failings

This section introduces product ‘usability’. It offers a case study of a vegetable peeler to illustrate how usability issues exist alongside other important concerns in the product development process.

If you look around high-street or shopping-mall stores, you cannot help but notice the number and variety of new products on offer. This year's washing machine or dishwasher, stylish furniture, multi-feature telephones, audio systems, DVD players, digital cameras and camcorders, all b
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“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan” (video)
Gilles Dorronsoro photoA talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment's South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necess
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