Manipulating Images
Image manipulation is an important part of digital photography. This sequence explains how to import images into Photoshop, explains manipulating the images, using effects, using text creatively, using the eraser tool, adding and renaming layers, resizing images, creating motion, changing transparency, using text and masking in multimedia. Ben, The multimedia designer explains the requirements for image manipulation, discusses and provides activities and s
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Carry out work effectively in the seafood industry
This unit covers a broad spectrum of issues related to working in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 assists students in identifying stock species and their habitats. It also requires students to identify equipment used in Aquaculture. Activity 2 covers work practices and activities to be undertaken at each stage of the seafood supply chain to maintain quality and safety of products. The following stages of the process are covered: growth, harvest, transport, processing
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Monitor Stock and Environmental Conditions
This unit covers the knowledge and processes involved in monitoring stock health in the aquaculture industry. Activity 1 gives an introduction to water quality factors such as dissolved oxygen levels, pH, hardness, alkalinity, water temperature and salinity, and how these affect stock and other water quality factors. Activity 2 covers the location to take a water sample, methods of taking a water sample, sending it for analysis and interpreting results of water analysis.
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Control and order stock
This learning object addresses the competency required to control and order stock in a range of tourism and hospitality enterprises. You will learn about stock levels, stock records, ordering stock, stocktakes and minimising stock losses.
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Operate and control chloramination disinfection processes
This learning object contains resources and activities that focus on identifying issues and making operational adjustments during the chloramination disinfection process in a water treatment plant. The key areas are: identify the location of the problem in the chloramination disinfection processes, determine the process adjustment, and control the chloramination disinfection processes. The task is to make operational adjustments and control the chloramination disinfection process and adjust th
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Meaning of the Civil War
If you had just one word to describe the Civil War, what would it be? This one minute video has some horrific visuals, but also features experts trying to define the war and explaining their feeling about it in one word.
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WikiQuiz
The resource is the new quiz section of WikiVet. This section contains multiple choice online quizzes on a wide range of veterinary topics at all levels of the veterinary course, to allow users to test their knowledge on their own time. Every question has been fully reviewed by a relevant expert and provides feedback to correct and incorrect answers as well as links to WikiVet articles with further information on that topic.
Author(s): WikiVet (RVC),Beverley Panto (RVC)

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Review of Barriers to Engaging Black and Minority Ethnic Groups in Physical Activity in the United K
The article looks at the lower physical activity levels in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups as compared with general population in the United Kingdom (UK) could relate to barriers to engaging these groups in physical activity. Hence, the aim to conduct a review to examine UK primary studies reporting barriers to engaging BME groups in physical activity. Method: This is a narrative review of literature from 1970 to 2008. The search looked for English literature from five bibliographic datab
Author(s): Edwin R. van Teijlingen,Padam Simkhada,Sejlo A. Ko

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Estimation
Explore size estimation in one, two and three dimensions! Multiple levels of difficulty allow for progressive skill improvement.
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Bi 30, Sn 70 (wt%)
Medium levels of bismuth - the lighter coloured parts are mostly at eutectic composition.
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Nottingham U-Now
University of Nottingham, Modern Languages and Cultures resources
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Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: Greg Gianforte
Greg Gianforte, CEO, President, Chairman and Founder of Right Now Technologies Greg Gianforte has led RightNow from its founding in 1997 to 9 consecutive years of revenue growth, 19 consecutive quarters of cash-flow positive performance and a successful IPO. His market vision, leadership, entrepreneurial philosophy and commitment to ethical business practices has enabled RightNow to consistently grow?during a period when many other software companies have stumbled?and to achieve remarkable leve
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NASA CONNECT Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: Safety First
In NASA CONNECT Safety First NASA engineers and researchers use measurement, ratios, and graphing to maintain high levels of aviation safety and to develop new technologies to meet the growing demands, keeping you safe in tomorrow's skies. Grades 5-8.
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Viewing the Periodic Table of the Elements with X-rays
X-rays and x-ray fluorescence are not new subjects to the field of physics. Wilhelm Röntgen discovered x-rays in 1895, and in 1901 he was awarded the very first Nobel Prize in physics for this discovery. Soon after, Charles Glover Barkla discovered that each element has its own characteristic x-ray spectrum. He was awarded a Nobel Prize in physics for this discovery in 1917. Sir William Henry Bragg and his son, Sir William Lawrence Bragg, were then able to experimentally prove that the discrete
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Peer Review of Teaching - Course Portfolio
In this course portfolio, Dan Bernstein reports on changes he has made over three semesters in a psychology course on learning. He has succeeded in getting more students to achieve higher levels of understanding by changing the assessment from short abstract essay questions to problems that asked students to apply concepts in new contexts, and providing web-based opportunities for students to identify what makes some answers better than others. The portfolio includes examples of the assessments
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CuraÁao
CuraÁao is a computer program that simulates the sterile insect release method (SIRM) of pest population suppression, first conceived by E. F. Knipling (1955). The user can investigate the effects of several variables on the effectiveness of the method and discover what happens when some of the basic assumptions of the model are relaxed or violated in some way. The user should gain some understanding of the sorts of things that complicate the application of the technique in situations that are
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Hypoxia Zone: Modeling Stratified Waters
Sampling of aquatic microorganisms reveals a surprising feature of many open water systems - stratification. Students can model the effects of reducing nutrient loads to surface waters on microbial populations and oxygen levels within the Mississippi River basin and Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Zone. Planktonic and benthic microbes occupy distinct zones in stratified water columns. Explore how the benthic consumer populations respond to environmental cues such as changes in sunlight, wind effects, o
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The Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
This is an introduction to programming and computer science. This course exposes students to techniques of abstraction at several levels: (a) within a programming language, using higher-order functions, manifest types, data-directed programming, and message-passing; (b) between programming languages, using functional and rule-based languages as examples. It also relates these techniques to the practical problems of implementation of languages and algorithms on a von Neumann machine. There are se
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Textbook of Bacteriology
This textbook has evolved from online and live-in-person lectures presented in my bacteriology courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Its contents are suitable for reading or presentation in courses or course modules concerning general microbiology and medical bacteriology at the college and advanced high school levels of education. For teachers, instructional materials are available that accompany many chapters and topics. These include lecture outlines, notes, powerpoint presentations
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