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Events in Japan continue to impact on manufacturing supply chains. But factors other than natural disasters are reshaping the entire global supply chain system
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The University of Houston's College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them. This episode is available in audio format. This page recounts the contributions af various persons to the eventual development of the germ theory of disease.
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8 Part B: Evidencing your teamworking skills

This part requires you to present work to show the example of work identified in Part A. You need to present the outcomes from your work in a group situation using the criteria given in Table 1 below. (Table 1 was also used in Section 6 to help you select appropriate evidence while working on this assessment unit.)

Please present:

  • A description of the group activity, noting those involve
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This applet is designed to help students understand the meaning of perimeter for regular and irregular shapes. Square boxes can be dragged to the applet's screen to form a shape. The area is determined by the number of boxes in the shape. The perimeter is found by counting the number of unattached sides. Students can check their answer by clicking the Show Perimeter button. Directions explaining how to link the boxes are included. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
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This is a detailed explanation of the dual nature of light, complete with clear, labeled line drawings and Java interactive tutorials.
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5 minute pitch for the Spring 2011 iCampus Prize First Round competition. Bookxor was selected as one of five First Round iCampus Student Prize winners for Spring 2011. See http://icampusprize.mit.edu/ for more information.
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The new Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship will help you shape your business idea with 360 degree feedback!
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3: Testing the limits
In this unit we explore questions of access to community services. To make what might be quite a dry task more challenging we use a fictionalised case study of two people for whom access to community services is particularly problematic. Jim and Marianne are both long-term heroin addicts. Additional problems associated with their addiction are homelessness and physical illness. Their situation raises both practical questions, about how services can be accessed, and moral questions, about entitle
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Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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Your course might not include any maths or technical content but, at some point during your course, it’s likely that you’ll come across information represented in charts, graphs and tables. You’ll be expected to know how to interpret this information. This unit will help you to develop the skills you need to do this. This unit can be used in conjunction with the ‘More working with charts, graphs and tables’ unit, which looks into more ways to present statistical information and shows y
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Being able to understand and use a range of numerical, graphical, algebraic and other mathematical techniques is a central feature of number skills. Use the following list to help you identify the areas you may need to work on. Will you need to:

  • make observations, measurements, and express and combine the units of measurement correctly?

  • read and interpret scale drawings, graphs, tables and charts? If so, do you need to learn about the
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2.2 Present-day energy use
Energy resources are essential for any society, be it one dependent on subsistence farming or an industrialised country. There are many different sources of energy, some well-known such as coal or petroleum, others less so, such as tides or the heat inside the Earth. Is nuclear power a salvation or a nightmare? This unit provides background information to each resource, so that you can assess them for yourself.
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7.6 Consolidation
Do you have a graphics or scientific calculator? If so, this unit will help you to understand the different functions and facilities available. With a focus on arithmetic, you will learn what a powerful tool this type of calculator can be.
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Survival Ecology Hamburger Harmonics
A man conducts an experiment in survival ecology with a house plant as he describes, in a voiceover, how he butchers beef in a slaughterhouse. In his demonstration, the man trims leaves from a plant, cuts them into pieces, burns them, and then plants them in a pot. The man then steps back, doffs his lab coat and gloves, and dons a sports coat and a bow tie. At this point in the soundtrack, the man concludes his description of the butchering process and begins to reflect on his personal response
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'Rotary Action,' 1984, is a work created by Geoff Dunlap and produced by the London-based Illuminations Inc. for WGBH. 'Rotary Action' features the choreography of Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane, who perform various segments of a spirited duet in Whitehall Chapel in London. Directed by Geoff Dunlap. The work broadcast as a segment of 'Alive From Off Center: Solos, Duets and Pizza. "Alive From Off Center' was established in 1985 as a production of KTCA (St. Paul Minneapolis). The show featured inde
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Aan het einde van deze les kunnen cursisten een conversatie voeren die in overeenstemming is met de regels van de etiquette.
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