Has Fairtrade Asked for Enough? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Adam Brett, Deborah Doane, Julia Clark, Robin Murray | In this discussion event, a range of speakers look back over 15 years of the Fairtrade Mark and consider whether the movement for a fairer trading system has been ambitious enough. Is Fairtrade catalysing broader social change? Should Fairtrade be working with big corporates and retailers? Is Fairtrade moving producers up the value chain? Is it time to make the rules harder? Adam Brett co-founded Tropical Wholefoods, and is a dir
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Eli Whitney
This animation does not have a narrator so the sound can be muted. It is 1:22 minutes long. Not much depth.
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3.5 Design of the bridge
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
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9.1.2 Limits
Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important phenomenon of people-centred design. It aims to inform consumers of design (i.e., all of us) about this crucial characteristic of design. The unit is derived from the Open University course T211 on Design and Designing, but as well as stimulating interest in areas of concern for producers of design it might also provide an introduction to engineering, ma
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1.2.10 Key points

Diagrams can be helpful in:

  • understanding a situation;

  • analysing a situation;

  • communicating with others about that analysis;

  • planning to deal with a situation, both logically and creatively; and

  • implementing, monitoring and evaluating those plans.

They are therefore used at different times and in different ways within the same investigation and many investigative meth
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e-Bug : Alles over microben
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e-Bug is een gratis, Europees pakket voor leerlingen en leraars over micro-organismen, hygiëne, antibioticagebruik en vaccinaties. Doelgroepen zijn leerlingen van 9-12 jaar en leerlingen van 14-16 jaar.

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3 Studying languages
Learning languages and finding out about other countries can be fun, as well as useful, and this unit is an introduction to the differences in culture and language about which we all need to be aware. There are 10 independent sections: any selection of them can be studied in any order. Some are about why knowledge of other languages and cultures can be important; others are about what it’s like to study a foreign language or to have a career using a foreign language. This unit is aimed at seco
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2 Languages and the work environment
Learning languages and finding out about other countries can be fun, as well as useful, and this unit is an introduction to the differences in culture and language about which we all need to be aware. There are 10 independent sections: any selection of them can be studied in any order. Some are about why knowledge of other languages and cultures can be important; others are about what it’s like to study a foreign language or to have a career using a foreign language. This unit is aimed at seco
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Upper Intermediate Series S2 #25 - How Can You Make Spanish Things Smaller?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Wow! You just checked out your profile in the mirror of your Mexican hotel room, and you mutter to yourself in Spanish, “Geez, time has not been kind.” You wonder out loud in Spanish, “What can I do to minimize this belly while I’m on vacation here in Cancun?” You remember [...]
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21L.002 Foundations of Western Culture II (MIT)
Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts - literary, philosophical, and sociological - studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited. HASS-D, CI. Readings this semester ranging from political theory and oratory to autobiography, p
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20-Year Arctic Summer Seasonal Surface Temperature Trend
Here the 20-year seasonal surface temperature trend for the summer is shown over the Arctic region. This animation shows the warming and cooling regions in steps from the regions of least change to the areas of greatest change. Blue hues indicate cooling regions; red hues depict warming. Light regions indicate less change while darker regions indicate more. The temperature scale used ranges from -0.4 to +0.4 degrees Celsius in increments of .02 degrees. (See color bar below)
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On the organisation of Educational Development Centres - Arild Raaheim and Maarten van de Ven Keywords:staff development , centre , higher education
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Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy Native American Indian
May be difficult for some students to understand at the beginning. Mostly images. At best a seven minute video that sets the tone for the forced movement of these Native Americans
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3.3 Emotions and judgements

As I suggested above, I am adopting Martha Nussbaum's view of emotions put forward in her dialogue ‘Emotions as judgements of value’ (Nussbaum, 1998). In the introduction she writes: ‘When you put a position in the mouth of a real person, especially the person you love you have to make it real’. She is suggesting that, if you do not write dialogue, then something different and abstract emerges. Her dialogue illustrates this since it is in the form of a lecture by Anna (a thi
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Avant/après 2001 : Kubrick et la recherche de la nouveauté. Conférence de Pierre Berthomieu

Dès le début de son oeuvre, Kubrick s’est démarqué des styles hollywoodiens dominants, privilégiant la recherche de la singularité et de la nouveauté. C’est ainsi qu’il élabore son odyssée de l’espace, destinée à révolutionner la science-fiction. Nourri de plusieurs films des années 1950, qu’il améliore techniquement, 2001 puise dans les registres des cinémas expérimental et scientifique, comme dans la musique classique, avec l’idée, a priori paradoxale, d’un g
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3.1 Patches and antivirus software
Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or Trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your computer. This unit provides a guide to the downsides of living with the Net. Advice on how to deal with these dangers is provided and security issues like spyware and adware are explained. The unit also deals with protecting children online, and provides links to various helpful websites which deal with the problems raised.
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Une blague: zeggen waar je pijn hebt
Op het einde van deze les kun je zeggen waar je pijn hebt. Je koppelt eerst illustraties aan woorden, om de woordenschat te verwerven. Daarna koppel je namen aan lichaamsdelen. Je leest een mopje en noteert alle lichaamsdelen die erin voorkomen. Tenslotte maak je korte zinnetjes om aan te duiden waar het pijn doet.
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