Desert Biomes
A desert biome is described as an area that gets very little precipitation. This 2:20 video explains what they are and where they exist including images of the plants that survive. A good overview.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Candles lit for Norway's victims
July 24 - Norwegians pay tribute to those killed in the shooting and bomb attacks, with a candle-light vigil outside the capital's cathedral. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Power transition in Afghanistan
July 24 - Coalition commanders hand over responsiblity for security to their Afghan counterparts in the northeastern part of the country. Andrew Raven reports.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

SFAP 2011 – Perception et vécu du rôle infirmier en soins palliatifs.

Titre : SFAP 2011 – Perception et vécu du rôle infirmier ressource en soins palliatifs (IRPS) dans les maisons de retraites médicalisées et au domicile (ARCOS).
Auteur(s) : F. KAECH (assistant de recherche à Lausanne – Suisse).
Etablissement : Institut des Sciences Sociales, Université de Lausanne, Suisse,
Résumé : Dans le cadre du Programme Cantonal Vaudois de développement des soins palliatifs, le réseau de soins lausannois (ARCOS) avec le soutien de la san
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Hand-hacking helps budding musicians
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028186.100
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Olympics boost for UK sailing town
July 25 - Some of the world's top sailors are already training in the English seaside town of Weymouth, which will host the sailing regatta at the 2012 Olympics. It's hoped the Games will bring new visitors to the resort and revive its struggling economy. Joanna Partridge reports
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Being Yourself: How Much is Too Much?
How much of “yourself” you put on display should be dependent on the situation and those around you.
Author(s): Michael Jarrett, INSEAD Senior Affiliate Professor

License information
Related content

Rights not set

8.1 Loose ends

Before moving into a discussion of the missing element of the rich picture, I want to direct your attention to all the thoughts and ideas I have encouraged you not to put into your rich picture. I imagine you might have collected quite a list of loose ends. The next activity will involve some of these.

Expect to take about half an hour to do the next activity.


Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

7.5 Summary

I hope that, by now, you have a rich picture you are pleased with. This is a considerable achievement because, despite the informality of the rich picture's style, a rich picture that effectively captures the complex situation takes a lot of effort to achieve. It depends crucially on being prepared to enter into the experience of the situation of interest and to interrogate that experience thoroughly. Noticing is not enough. Each feature of the situation has to be carefully captured by repres
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution - NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence - see http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/ - Original copyright The Open University

Penn Relays 2011
The Penn Relays (also Penn Relays Carnival) is the oldest and largest track and field competition in the United States, hosted annually since April 21, 1895 by the University of Pennsylvania at Franklin Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It regularly attracts more than 15,000 participants from high schools, colleges, and track clubs throughout North America and abroad, notably Jamaica, competing in more than 300 events over five days. Historically, the event has been credited with popularizing
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

The design of online activities in English Studies
The design of online activities in English Studies
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Inclusive teaching; introduction to the collection
Inclusive teaching; introduction to the collection
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

ASSET4 ESG - Using the Company Level Template
This video demonstrates how to access a sampling of company-level environmental, social, and governance data using ThomsonReuters’ Datastream. ASSET4 ESG-- Environmental, Social, and Governance data -- is available to the MIT community via the dedicated Datastream workstation at Dewey Library.  For questions and assistance, visit http://libraries.mit.edu/ask-us/ .
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

"Social Psychology, Spring 2009"
" Our conjoint participation in the 9.70 learning system places us in a consensually-shared social situation. (All of the foregoing words are important. Do you understand their meaning in this context?) We will endeavor to organize ourselves into a community of discourse that approximates (albeit in an altogether partial way) a meaningful, real-world research enterprise: Like all scientific communities, we will work with limited resources. Unlike "real" scientific communities, ours will operate
Author(s): Chorover, Stephan

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Mind Reading Number Trick
This video challenges students to identify all numbers between 50 and 100 in which both digits must be even and not the same digit.  The narrator identifies the numbers with these characterisitcs and gives the students a " mind-reading" trick to use with them. ( 2:30)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Effective Writing Skills
This selection features a slide show which provides six writing tips for better business communications ( use resonant characters, choose strong action verbs, place no more than eight words between the noun and verb, link information with explicit connectors, lead from old information to new, and use problem/solution/action paradigm).  Each tip is clearly explained with an example. The tips discussed in the video can be applied to forms of writing other than business writing. ( 10:01)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Governor Deval Patrick at Northeastern
Governor Deval Patrick addressed more than 300 teens at the National Urban League Youth Summit
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

1.8: Summary

This Unit has looked at a variety of ways of comparing prices, and the construction of a price index. Important statistical ideas that contributed to this included mean, weighted mean and median, as well as the general notion of an index.

You now know quite a lot about the CPI, the RPI, and price indices in general, and so you should be able to explain what politicians and journalists really mean when they make sweeping statements about inflation and the cost of living. In the course of
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

Purification of Maltose-Binding Protein from E. coli Periplasm
By correlating the protein concentration of various fractions from E. coli with the appearance of samples on a gel, this exercise introduces beginning students to the quantitative "bookkeeping" involved in protein purification. A periplasmic fraction is isolated by osmotic shock, and affinity chromatography with amylose resin is used to purify maltose-binding protein. Visualization of fractions by SDS-polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis allows students to evaluate the qualitative success of the p
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

149: M&As in China: do politics still speak louder than money?
A couple of foreign M&A's of Chinese companies look likely to go through. Is it just a chip in the Great Wall of protectionism or a real shift in policy? Veteran Chinese executive and entrepreneur Warren Liu discusses the implications for MNCs in China.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content