Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Tires and ecosystems
Tires are one of the worst things that can be thrown into a landfill. They take up a lot of room and they can collect rainwater that is a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tires can be repurposed, or used for other purposes, such as tire swings and playground toys. They can also be recycled and used to make school gym floors and shoes.
Hundreds of mussels attached to rocks in the rocky intertidal zone
Mussels have two hard shells for protection and avoid drying out. When the shell is open, the bivalve extends its foot for digging or anchoring. Mussels need ocean water for food. They are found in lower and middle intertidal regions.
Polar: PIXIE at Perigee on May 11, 1999 (North)
On May 11, 1999, the solar wind that blows constantly from the Sun virtually disappeared. Dropping to a small fraction of its normal density and to half its normal speed, the solar wind died down enough to allow physicists to observe particles flowing directly from the Suns corona to Earth. This severe change in the solar wind also drastically changed the shape of Earths magnetic field and produced a rare auroral display at Earths North Pole.
Electricity and Magnetism - Quiz
Students will test their knowledge of electricity and magnetism. Solutions are given to questions so students will be able to improve their knowledge of the material.
[Suresh 185] Poem: The train moved
[Suresh 185] Poem: The train moved कविता (Kavita): रेल चली | (Rail chalee ) The train moved देवनागरी (Devanagari) लिप्यंतरण (Lipyantaran) Transliteration अनुवाद (Anuwaad)Translation रेल (train) चली (moved) , भाई...
Inequalities and Absolute Value Homework -- Sample Test: Inequalities and Absolute Values
This module provides a sample test on inequalities and absolute values.
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Math Version
This is a music video to the tune of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. It is a fun song for students to learn different math techniques. Lyrics are changed to explain the following math concepts: circles, circumference and area. Very brief. Run time 0:35.
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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After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
This patient education program explains massage therapy, its benefits, risks, and what to expect during and after a massage. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Herb Sutter: (Not Your Father’s) C++ What makes ISO C++11 "feel like a new language"? What things that we know about past C++ do we need to unlearn? Why is C++ designed the way it is – historically, and in C++11? Finally, what is the difference between managed and native languages anyway, and when is each applicable? This talk gives an overview and motivation of modern C++ and why it's clean, safe, and fast – as clean to code in and as type-safe as any modern language,
What makes ISO C++11 "feel like a new language"? What things that we know about past C++ do we need to unlearn? Why is C++ designed the way it is – historically, and in C++11? Finally, what is the difference between managed and native languages anyway, and when is each applicable? This talk gives an overview and motivation of modern C++ and why it's clean, safe, and fast – as clean to code in and as type-safe as any modern language,