This section has asked you to do a great deal of work on gathering evidence about what qualities, knowledge and skills you already have. There are two main reasons why this is important if you are going to use learning in order to achieve change. First, it is really important for you to have the self-confidence to know that you can achieve change. The activities in this section have been designed to provide you with opportunities to build up this much clearer picture. Another important aspect
Collisions and Momentum: Bouncing Balls
As a continuation of the theme of potential and kinetic energy, this lesson introduces the concepts of momentum, elastic and inelastic collisions. Many sports and games, such as baseball and ping-pong, illustrate the ideas of momentum and collisions. Students explore these concepts by bouncing assorted balls on different surfaces and calculating the momentum for each ball.
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Imaginary Concepts -- Extra for Experts
This is a module discussing several advanced concepts relating to complex numbers, including the differences between real and imaginary, and rational and irrational numbers.
By The Numbers - Arrays
This method shows parents a technique to use to help their children understand the concept of an array. Numerous arrays are drawn on grid paper. ( 7:23)
Beyonce "Brings It" On Orbit
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/quMD2n
The STS-135 crew gets moving on Flight Day 9 with "Run the World (Girls)" after being awakened by a special greeting from songstress Beyonce Knowles.
"To a Lady on her Passion for Old China" by John Gay (poetry reading)
John Gay was a good pal of Alexander Pope - this intelligent , witty poem does a lot to explain why. It's reminiscent of Andew Marvell's To His Coy Mistress: such arguments are sometimes called "carpe diem". Gay is most famous for The Beggar's Opera with it's anti-hero Captain Macheath, the highwayman, which inspired Berthold Brecht to write his own up-to-date version, "Die Dreigroschenoper" or Threepenny Opera. If you haven't heard of that you will surely know its anti-hero, Mack-the-Knife
Reims 2011 – Modèle européen d’expertise.
Titre : Reims 2011 – Modèle européen d’expertise : construction et influence sur les juridictions internationales.
Intervenant : Eve TRUILHE-MARENGO (chargée de recherche CNRS).
Résumé : Rôle du juge et liens que celui-ci entretien avec la réalité extra-juridique en particulier dans le domaine sanitaire et environnemental. Projet de recherche financé par la mission droit et justice.
L’auteur n’a pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les donn
Lower the Debt Ceiling
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River Stuff - Quiz
Pupils will identify features of a stream or river. Pupils will describe the journey taken by a river. Pupils will explain in their own words some of the features associated with a river.
The customer is king
Patrick Barwise, Emeritus Professor of Management and Marketing, exposes the myths of consumer behaviour while reiterating the core fundamentals of engaging with customers - primarily that the customer should be king.
Simple rules: Common mistakes with simple rules
In the third of three podcasts on strategy as simple rules Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, discusses the five common pitfalls that are likely to derail strategy as simple rules in organisations.
Competing on the edge of chaos
In part one of a three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford Professor about simple rules and about why structure is so important in uncertain markets.
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