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Energy Innovation at Scale
The United States urgently needs a transformation of its energy supply both to address climate change and for reasons of energy security. To meet this immense challenge, the nation requires not just technological breakthroughs, but heavy lifting from big industry as well as government guidance, says Steven E. Koonin.

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The Next Giant Leaps in Energy, Environment, & Air Transportation
It’s no exaggeration to say John Holdren’s job involves tackling the most critical issues of our age: economic recovery and growth, health care, energy, climate change, global pandemics, national security, ecosystem preservation…the list goes on. As President Obama’s science and technology advisor, Holdren lev
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Games About People
Media scholar Noah Wardrip-Fruin (University of California, Santa Cruz, Computer Science) explores the social and political implications of life simulation in The Sims.  Co-sponsored by the Center for the Arts in Society and The Fine Foundation. For more, visit: www.cmu.edu/cas
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Online Music Marketing - New Course
Instructor Mike King talks about his new online course, Online Music Marketing: Campaign Strategies, Social Media, and Digital Distribution. This course takes an in-depth look at the tools and emerging technologies artists can use to generate interest in their music, acquire new fans, and sell their music online. Learn more: http://bit.ly/6xQ9TS
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hotspace.com
This video was created by students at Sequoia School for the Deaf in Mesa, AZ in an effort to inform Deaf and Hard of Hearing youth that people one meets online may not be who they seem to be. The dialog is in American Sign Language (ASL) which is the language of communication at the school. Deaf and Hard of Hearing students rarely see people using ASL in the media, and this video was designed to send the message about Internet danger and also to make it easier for this students to identify w
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To Teach, Write, and Learn on YouTube
Media scholar Alexandra Juhasz (Pitzer College, Media Studies) explores the social and political implications of video sharing on YouTube. Co-sponsored by the Center for the Arts in Society and The Fine Foundation. For more, visit: www.cmu.edu/cas
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1.3.2 Health care personnel in Thailand: activities
This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. A boxplot is a fairly simple graphic, which displays certain summary statistics of a set of data. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. Boxplots can also be useful for drawing attention to possible outliers in a dat
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1.2.4 Including the results of useful calculation
This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. A boxplot is a fairly simple graphic, which displays certain summary statistics of a set of data. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. Boxplots can also be useful for drawing attention to possible outliers in a dat
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1.2.3 Activity 2.1
This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. A boxplot is a fairly simple graphic, which displays certain summary statistics of a set of data. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. Boxplots can also be useful for drawing attention to possible outliers in a dat
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1.2.1 Data sets in different tabular forms
This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. A boxplot is a fairly simple graphic, which displays certain summary statistics of a set of data. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. Boxplots can also be useful for drawing attention to possible outliers in a dat
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1.1.6 Exercise on Section 1
This unit is concerned with two main topics. In Section 1, you will learn about another kind of graphical display, the boxplot. A boxplot is a fairly simple graphic, which displays certain summary statistics of a set of data. Boxplots are particularly useful for assessing quickly the location, dispersion, and symmetry or skewness of a set of data, and for making comparisons of these features in two or more data sets. Boxplots can also be useful for drawing attention to possible outliers in a dat
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Introduction

This unit introduces you to the contested area of educational inclusion. You will look at differing perspectives on inclusion, in particular the way that medical and social models have influenced and shaped current thinking. You will also think about barriers to inclusion and the difference between integration and inclusion. In addition, you will consider some of the key documents, such as the Salamanca Statement, that underpin current thinking in this area.

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1.4. Encouraging students to think about etymology

When is the best time to introduce students to making connections between languages?

  1. When introducing them to the new language.

  2. When introducing new vocabulary.

  3. When developing whole-class reading skills.

It is very encouraging to students about to embark on the study of their first foreign language to know that they already possess a working knowledge of some of its vocabulary. English is littered with dir
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1.4.1 Global science in the classroom

Other cultures have had flourishing examples of science that should be much more widely known by pupils… Pupils can be helped to see that science is a cultural activity, and it is inevitably the case that different cultures produce different sciences.

Reiss (2000) p. 17

There are many ways of helping students appreciate that science is a global pursuit.

In Activity 4 you are as
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1.1 1 Why include a global dimension in science education?

Western science drew on a world heritage, on the basis of sharing ideas.

Sen (2002)

The global dimension refers to approaches to education … which focus on global issues, events and interdependence. … pupils will develop … an understanding of different cultural and political perspectives, as well a
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The Cryosphere : Introduction to the Cryosphere
This first part of the Virtual Fieldclass provides an overview of the Cryosphere introducing you to the physical characteristics of the Arctic and Antarctic. A series of PowerPoint presentations are available for downloaded supported by a detailed bibliography.
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Import photos from a tethered camera
Bring photos directly into Lightroom from a camera that's tethered to your computer, such as on location or on a photo shoot.
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Innovation in Manufacturing and Distribution Systems (Part Three)
Genzyme is a leader in personalized medicine, as Mark Bamforth demonstrates. For instance, the company collects cartilage from a single patient, grows it in the lab, and sends it back securely to that same patient. The system, says Bamforth, tolerates “no mix ups.” But the company also deals in drugs sen
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Founder's Day Symposium: Shani Harris Peterson
Founder's Day Symposium - Black Men in the 21st Century: Myths, Data and Reality PART 4 of 6 This ongoing summit extends the mission of the Morehouse Research Institute and builds upon a critical mass of research at the College that looks at the affirmative development of black men and boys. Additionally, this symposium served as an exciting review of current thinking from national experts in light of America's first African American President. Shani H. Peterson is involved in research act
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Episode 31: Genetic Testing and Young People

Dr Rony Duncan discusses the ethical issues surrounding genetic testing of young people. With host Dr Shane Huntington. This episode concludes our "Summer Season of Science". Up Close will resume its regular programming with the next episode.

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