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Weather & Meteorology : What Causes Hail?
Hail is formed in large thunderstorms when the clouds are high enough in the sky for the water within them to freeze. Find out how hail is able to grow to the size of a golf ball or softball with help from a meteorologist.  Video is short and good quality and is appropriate for elementary level students of grades three through five.
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All about the Camel Spider
This video focuses on the Camel Spider of Colorado. It tells of the unique features of the Camel Spider. The narrator has a good clear speaking voice. He does a voice over as a Camel Spider is shown. Run time 01:36.
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Environment & Development. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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Learning outcomes

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • define ‘operations’ and ‘operations management’

  • identify the roles and responsibilities of operations managers in different organisational contexts

  • identify the operations management aspects of your own work

  • apply the ‘transformation model’ to identify the inputs, transformation processes and outputs of an organisation

  • identify the operational and administrat
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4 From DNA to RNA: transcription

In the process of transcription, the information in a gene, i.e. the DNA base sequence, is copied, or transcribed, to form an RNA molecule. RNA is therefore an intermediary in the flow of information from DNA to protein. Before we consider the details of transcription, we will first look at the structure of RNA.

The name ribonucleic acid suggests that RNA is chemically related to DNA. Like DNA, RNA is a chain of nucleotides.

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7.1 Climate models

To understand climate change it is necessary to construct climate models, to explore and predict interactions between different factors. Models are tested for accuracy against known sets of data, before being run forward to predict future changes.


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Introduction

There is a widespread perception in the West that we live in a secular age, an age in which religion is at best an optional extra, if not a false delusion completely out of place. However, religion still arouses passion and causes controversy; it controls and transforms lives. An informed understanding of the contemporary world thus requires an appreciation of the role of religion in shaping ideas, world-views and actions that have an impact on the social as well as on the personal life of th
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Chidube Ezeozue
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L'Esthétique et l'art du point de vue d'une anthropologie complexe (2/3) (audio)


Cycle de conférences Edgar Morin : Globalité et complexité (2/3)


Organisé par le Collège d'études mondiales et la Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian.


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1.2 What determines the Earth's GMST?

The Sun is the ultimate source of energy for the Earth's climate. A planet such as the Earth will have a stable temperature as long as there is a balance between the rate at which energy comes in from the Sun and the rate at which it is returned to space by the planet. If the two rates fail to match, the planet will either warm up or cool down until a balance is restored. Thus, it is appropriate to begin with a review of this global balancing act. The heart of the matter is that the energy fl
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5.1 The interview as a selection method: pros and cons

Traditionally, the interview has been the main means of assessing the suitability of candidates for a job. Almost all organisations use the interview at some stage in their selection process. Similarly, most applicants expect to be interviewed. Interviews are useful for assessing such personal characteristics as practical intelligence and interpersonal and communication skills. The interview can be used for answering applicants’ questions, selling the organisation and negotiating terms and
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1.2.1 Positive and negative meanings

Many people spend a lot of time at home, they invest part of themselves within it, both materially and emotionally. So what does it mean?

Activity 1: What does home mean?

  1. The good news


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15.875 Applications of System Dynamics (MIT)
15.875 is a project-based course that explores how organizations can use system dynamics to achieve important goals. In small groups, students learn modeling and consulting skills by working on a term-long project with real-life managers. A diverse set of businesses and organizations sponsor class projects, from start-ups to the Fortune 500. The course focuses on gaining practical insight from the system dynamics process, and appeals to people interested in system dynamics, consulting, or manage
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2.2.4 Longer-term considerations

Something else to ponder is the effect that screening might have on the longer-term incidence of disease and (not the same thing) on the incidence of gene variants linked to disease. Sometimes, the impact on a disease can be dramatic. Take thalassaemia, a haemoglobin disorder similar to sickle cell disease, in which premature destruction of haemoglobin-containing red blood cells leads to anaemia. It is relatively common in some Mediterranean countries. Like sickle cell disease, it is understo
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South Korean Ambassador Visits Ole Miss
Han Duk-Soo, the ambassador for the Republic of Korea to the United States, gave a talk to Ole Miss students recently at the Ford Center. Video produced by Mary Stanton.
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Andreas Kyprianou inaugural lecture: Jumping about in applied probability
Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematical Sciences gives a gentle introduction to probability theory and its pivotal role in current mathematics research.
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Animal-to-Human Disease Watch
Documentary- December 12, 2008- In remote corners, a research team is monitoring contact between humans and wild animals- particularly wild animal meat- in hopes of stopping pandemics before they start. Viruses are highly adaptable jumping from one species to another.  Most pandemics start in animals before there is wide spread contamination. Run time (3:16)
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Gretchen am Spinnrade
This is a video of sheet music (including lyrics) of Schubert's Gretchen am Spinnrade; includes vocals and piano accompaniment.  This would be useful for singers learning this piece. Run time 03:55.
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354 GG Starting a Sentence with "However": Right or Wrong?
And what about "and" and "but"?
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