The Strongest Pump of All
In this lesson the students will learn how the heart functions. Students will be introduced to the concept of action potential generation. The lesson will explain how action potential generation causes the electrical current that causes muscle contraction in the heart. Students will be introduced to the basic electrical signal generated by the heart; P, QRS, and T waves. The lesson will approach the heart from an engineering standpoint and encourage students to design ways to improve heart funct
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Air Under Pressure
Students are introduced to air masses, with an emphasis on the differences between and characteristics of high- versus low-pressure air systems. Students also hear about weather forecasting instrumentation and how engineers work to improve these instruments for atmospheric measurements on Earth and in space.
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7.3.4 Identify and research relevant sources of information

Spend some time finding out about what you will need to help you complete your number work successfully and who you need to consult. You may need to arrange access to a library, to the Internet, databases on CD-ROM or online, or specialist training or publications. If you need to learn more about specific numerical or mathematical techniques (for example statistical calculations, using algebra, drawing graphs), then look first at your course material, and then at study guides or notes aimed a
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Chinese Foot Binding
A five minute video based on comments from a Chinese woman who went through this practice. A powerful video with good images. The images may be to graphic for some. A good video that shows how the pressures of culture can produce practices that may not be healthful. A great way to introduce other cultural practices from around the world and to decide if they are beneficial.
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5 Effective communication

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work to represent you as an effective communicator within your study or work activities. This will involve using criteria to help you select examples of your work that clearly show you can use and improve your communication skills. However, by far the most important aim is that you can use this assessment process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

Communicating effectively involves a
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Lezen, woordenschat, grammatica, schrijven: For sale!
De student oefent begrijpend lezen en schrijven aan de hand van enkele advertenties. Hij/zij oefent het gebruik van voegwoorden. Hij/zij kan zelf een advertentie opstellen om iets te verkopen.
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Episode 3 - Oscilloscope
Viewing of voltage and current waveforms
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1.1 Welcome

Learning to change is a unit for people who are interested in learning about making changes in their lives. We think that you will find the unit interesting and that it will give you ideas that are useful for bringing about personal change.

The aims of this section are to:

  1. provide you with a clear idea of what the unit is about and how it is structured
  2. help you understand the importance of the word ‘skills’
  3. sta
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Egg Drop
A process for technical problem solving is introduced and applied to a fun demonstration. Given the success with the demo, the iterative nature of the process can be illustrated.
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3.5.1 What is ‘reflective learning'?
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
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3.5 Experience, practice and reflection
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
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The new kid on the media block
Op het einde van deze les kun je nieuwe woorden in verband met internet en blogging correct gebruiken.
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Silly Semi-Solids
Groups of students make a polymer out of household items. They then experiment with the polymer to determine its various properties.
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2.1 Force-field diagrams
The power of graphics should not the underestimated. They can express information clearly and simply. This unit will help you to assess which style of graphic to use in different situations.
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The Heart of the Matter
This lesson describes how the circulatory system works, including the heart, blood vessels and blood. Students learn about the chambers and valves of the heart, the difference between veins and arteries, and the different components of blood. This lesson also covers the technology engineers have developed to repair the heart if it is damaged. Students also understand how the circulatory system is affected during spaceflight (e.g., astronauts lose muscle in their heart during space travel).
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Principles of Macroeconomics v1.1
Version 1.1 boasts improved coverage throughout the text including significant updates to: Chapters 5 (GDP, Price Level Changes, Business Cycles, and Unemployment) Chapter 6 (Measuring Total Output and Income) Chapter 12 (Government and Fiscal Policy) Chapter 17 (Macroeconomics for the 21st Century) Flat World Knowledge is honored to publish Version 1.1 of this first edition re-launch of Tim Tregarthen’s wonderful principles of macroeconomics book, and proud to bring Tim's incredible talents
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Brain Day 2011: Stimulating the brain with electricity - from electric rays to magnetic coils
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research. Dr Andrew Clarkson from the Departments of Psychology and Anatomy & Structural Biology speaks on “Understanding how the brain can be repaired after a stroke” Held March 19, 2011.
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Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s): No creator set

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Dallas Hall light show celebrates SMU's 100th
For 10 evenings, representing SMU's 10 decades, Dallas Hall was illuminated in honor of the citizens of Dallas who generously provided the funds for SMU's first building.
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6.2 Mimicking and mastering nature: manipulating the digital world
How does the computer's peculiar binary world of digital entities differ from our analogue world of colour, sound, taste and touch? This unit explores the way in which information, in the form of text, still and moving images, and sound can cross the boundary from the analogue universe into a digital world.
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