Forsyth Tech CC Demand Driven Biotech Program
A video diary of how Forsyth Tech Community College developed a demand driven biotech curriculum to respond to the needs of local industry. Forsyth Tech is one of 5 centers of expertise that make up the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce. The video was produced by SLAM, Inc.
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2.3 Styles of presentation
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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1 E-government
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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Introduction to computer forensics and investigations
This unit is an easy introduction to some of the issues both in data privacy and computer forensics - with a few easily available tools people can reveal the stored passwords on their computer and access previously deleted data so it is a good practical demonstration as well as being easily accessed.
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should be able to:

  • appreciate how chemical processes in the rest of the world affect the Arctic environment and the species inhabiting it;

  • recognise the physical processes that determine atmosphere and oceanic flows in the Arctic;

  • appreciate the scientific research process and the use of scientific evidence;

  • use quantitative scientific evidence to examine the link between atmospheric carbon dioxide levels a
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Zuni olla
"Polychrome olla -- brown and orange on tan. Band of birds at midsection and rosettes. Line break on double band below rim -- concave base. Sticker on bottom "TT5109 $9500." Good [condition], some wear."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
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Olla signed Helen Gachupin, Zia Pueblo
"Polychrome storage jar (red and black on white slip). Red slipped interior -- double framing lines above and below mid-body designs. Birds on two sides. Signed potter "Helen Gachupin Zia Pueblo N.M." Excellent [condition]."-- From the Museum catalog.,Gift by John A. Morgan, 2002
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2.2.1 Craft manufacturing

Craft manufacturing describes the process by which skilled craftspeople produce goods in low volume, with a high degree of variety, to meet the requirements of their individual customers. Over the centuries, skills have been transmitted from masters to apprentices and journeymen, and controlled by guilds. Craftspeople usually worked at home or in small workshops. Such a system worked well for small-scale local production, with low levels of competition. Some industries, such as furniture manu
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The theories of reasoned action and planned behaviour
Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
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3.3 The importance of understanding motivation
Never before have social issues been more at the centre of public and private debate. From concerns about sustainability and the future of the planet to the introduction of smoking bans, there is a growing recognition that social marketing has a role to play in achieving a wide range of social goals.
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6.2 (a) ‘Cleaning-up’ fossil and nuclear technologies
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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5.1 Energy services
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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2.6 Mathematical communication

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Can You Taste It?
Few people are aware of how crucial the sense of smell is to identifying foods, or the adaptive value of being able to identify a food as being familiar and therefore safe to eat. In this lesson and activity, students conduct an experiment to determine whether or not the sense of smell is important to being able to recognize foods by taste. The teacher leads a discussion that allows students to explore why it might be adaptive for humans and other animals to be able to identify nutritious versus
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Engineering in Sports
Imagining themselves arriving at the Olympic gold medal soccer game in Beijing, students begin to think about how engineering is involved in sports. After a discussion of kinetic and potential energy, an associated hands-on activity gives students an opportunity to explore energy absorbing materials as they try to protect an egg from being crushed.
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Gestión y difusión de revistas académicas vía Internet
A Spanish speaking video with a 23 minutes summary of a one day workshop (Buenos Aires, June 13th., 2007) about journal management and access in the Web. Workshop for journal editors organized by the Information Center of the National Council of Research in Argentina (CONICET-CAICYT), the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO), the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP) and the Public Knowledge Project-Open Journal System of the Simon Fraser and
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The Milky Way Galaxy
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the Milky Way galaxy, including the following :The Milky Way is a spiral galaxy, and our Sun is located in one of its spinning arms. At the speed of light, it would take you 25,000 years to reach the middle of the Milky Way. The force of gravity keeps everything in our galaxy from flying off into space. There are two other types of galaxies, elliptical and irregu
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1.3 Shift in core duties

Over the last ten years, many teaching assistants across the UK have experienced a notable change in their day-to-day involvement in schools. A student on The Open University's specialist teacher assistant (STA) course, who started working in schools in 1975, described the shift in her role as ‘from pencil sharpener to work planner’. Another student who had extensive experience of working with children with special educational needs talked of moving ‘from just caring, to learn
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Forms of Democracy in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for the course "Forms of Democracy in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature" in the Department of English. This graduate seminar will explore two central concerns in American literary studies: what is "democratic" about literature written in the United States? And how does the problem of representative politics influence literary and textual representation? Among the literary works will be Moby-Dick, Uncle Tom's Cabin, House o
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1 Expectations and administrative pressures

The medical prognoses and diagnoses of dying raise expectations of what will actually happen to the dying person. For example, someone is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, they will be given a forecast that covers the estimated length of time before death, any likely symptoms, the development of the illness, and possible treatment(s). Of course, these types of medical expectations are not unique to death and dying: they are found in all treatments of illness, and no doubt you will have had
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