Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
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Light and Lenses: Images and Concave Lenses
This is the 4th lesson in the series, "Light and Lenses." It describes the nature, size and position of an image formed by a concave lens. The lesson also describes how lenses are used to help people with different eye conditions. (13:34)


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Discovering Properties of Matter
What is matter? How do we define it? What are some of its properties that we can measure? Come learn all about this fundamental piece of science in this Wowie clip from the Children's Museum of Houston. Cynthia briefly discusses the following properties of matter: shape, texture, magnetism, fluorescence, and mass.  (0:59)
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4.6 Plants as medicines
To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
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Pathway to Space
High school science just got a whole lot more interesting. Students from around Australia can now embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers. Pathways to Space, a federally funded project led by the University of New South Wales, will see students working with scientists in a Mars Yard at Sydney's Powerhouse Museum and linking up via video with researchers at UNSW and The University of Sydney. The simulated mission exhibit, a recipient of alm
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Percussion Assembly
This video shows step by step how to assembly the percussion kit and how to hold the mallets/sticks and play some first sounds. (07:30)
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Protests erupt across Syria
Protesters took to the streets in several Syrian cities on Friday - in a direct challenge to the rule of President Bashar al-Assad. Jon Decker reports.
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HEAD Academy PBL Case Studies
This is site links to a part of the HEAD academy website that contains case studies relevant to chemistry and related scientific areas. Several of these sites are linked directly from ASDL (notably the Drip in the Dibble and Tales of a Riverbank). These case studies are in the form of downloadable zipped files containing pdfs that include materials to give to students as well as instructor guides. This makes them easy to implement on a local basis
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GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 14, Part 2 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and
Episode 14, Part 2 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and Tragedy to Create Awareness about The Consequences of War". This video of our March 31st, 20101 research meeting will feature our friend Henrik Schønau Fog, PhD Fellow in Mediology who will present his game First Person Victim, a project that he developed with a team of other researchers from Aalborg University, which situates the player in the middle of a war scenario as a civilian. It's a fascinating project, so don't mis
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3.2 By medium

We can divide texts up by the medium in which they appear. This is a broad division that is technologically based. It may seem excessively obvious, but it can be quite revealing. For example, different media have different periodicities (frequency of appearances) – most magazines appear weekly or monthly, while newspapers are weekly or daily. Episodes of television programmes are most commonly also weekly or daily, but films appear on a different basis altogether, since, like books or CDs t
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Europe Geography
A five minute video with good illustrations and maps that helps show Europe and what makes it up. The video explains why so many people in Europe and offers other insights that many resources don't provide. The main rives and other features are also shown.
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"The Gods of the Copybook Headings" by Rudyard Kipling (poetry reading)
Copybooks were used for teaching. They contained incontrovertible truths, often from the Bible, that pupils copied out in their own handwriting. Their purpose was to instill wisdom and improve penmanship. The sort of old-fashioned trite cliches quoted in the poem are copybook headings e.g. "Stick to the devil you know" and "All is not gold that glitters". I wonder if Aldous Huxley's inspiration for the title "Brave New World" came indirectly from this poem and not directly from The Tempest.
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Analyses of the Terminal Direct Repeats (DRs) of Human Herpesvirus 6A DNA
Analyses of the Terminal Direct Repeats (DRs) of Human Herpesvirus 6A DNA
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Isocitrate Dehydrogenase Parameters of Enzyme Activity
A lab for students to develop skills in molecular biology techniques, scientific method while researching the enzymatic properties of the model enzyme, isocitrate dehydrogenase
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Copernicus and the Realm of Modern Astronomy
Documentary of Copernicus as done by students and is six minutes in duration. It is essentially a living encyclopedia entry. There is a lecture at the mid-point of the video that adds some depth, but the sound and picture quality are poor for this segment. The students express their opinions at the end.
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Being safe when you cross the road
A one minute cartoon that shows students what precautions to use before crossing a street. The stop, look, and listen message are given. A good introduction to this topic.
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La théorie de l'évolution - Guillaume Lecointre

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

La théorie de l'évolution par Guillaume Lecointre

Lycée des Flandres (59 Hazebrouck)


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3 Key skills assessment units

This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected.

The key skills assessment units provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new dev
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