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Concordia-Zoo de Granby Initiative in Ecology, Conservation and Welfare of Captive Wildlife
http://concordia.ca/biology Master students in Biology and Ecology at Concordia now have the rare opportunity to study animals from halfway around the world, thanks to a new partnership between the university and the Granby Zoo.
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Athletics 02 - Throwing, Running, Jumping
Second athletics lesson plan which outlines a warm-up, throwing, running and jumping activities. Children explore various ways of throwing and jumping, they practice sprinting and find out about sports that involve throwing.
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WEB6203 Interdisciplinary Thinking: Poster Examples
WEB6203 Interdisciplinary Thinking: Poster Examples - Su White Keywords:poster
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Shanghai mourns fire victims
More than 10.000 Shanghai residents mourn the loss of 58 people who were killed in a deadly apartment fire.
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Early Career Learning - the LiNEA project. Interim report for Engineering
This interim report is based on data obtained from recently graduated engineers about their learning and development in their first full-time jobs. It covers the first two years of a four-year project, and its main themes have been selected in order to facilitate the next ‘action’ phase of the research. The focus is on the graduate engineers’ learning, and the factors that may affect the speed at which expertise develops. We have identified some areas where adjustments could be made to imp
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4.2.2 The significance of the average energy

The average thermal energy of the atoms in a solid indicates how much they are 'rattling' or vibrating around their mean positions. Since the atoms are close together, virtually touching, and because atoms are almost incompressible, they cannot get much closer. But they can get further apart. So, since thermal energy is manifested in the vibrations of the atoms, bigger vibrations mean that the atoms must spend more time further apart. On average then, there is a tendency for a solid to expand
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3.3.1 Care: a cautious definition

For study purposes, we do need a definition of care, just as we needed a definition of informal carer. So we propose that in the context of health and social care we define care as:

something that is needed when people cannot function in daily life without the practical help of others.

But, as I have shown, care is a loaded word. It is both a word used by ordinary people to mean love, tende
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Exploring the secondary transfer of gifted and talented pupils
In my research I am endeavouring to investigate the experiences of academically gifted children transferring from primary to secondary school. This involves examining the policy context of the national, regional and local arenas, the ways in which pupils experience this provision within their classrooms, and the influence of their home environment. One cohort of children will be tracked longitudinally from Year 5 into Year 8 in two contrastive areas, Bristol and Cardiff. An ethnographic case
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Política Económica Europea (2016)
La asignatura constituye un curso centrado en ofrecer conocimientos y potenciar el análisis de las políticas económicas aplicadas en la Unión Europea. En particular, el curso permite conocer y reflexionar los retos y oportunidades para la política económica en el contexto de la Unión Europea desde una perspectiva internacional, profundizar en el conocimiento de la teoría económica que da múltiples opciones a la hora de implementar la política económica y entender las consecuencias ec
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8.1.1 Achieving a good polish

Here is a list of indicators you can use to judge your polishing techniques. Most guidance notes given to students include these points, but they are not always followed.

Positive indicatorsNegative indicators
It is word-processed or clearly and neatly hand-written.The assignment is written on paper that h
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4.11 References

References can be useful, but they do have some limitations: no one would supply the name of a referee who was likely to give a bad reference. However, it is always a good idea to request them of the candidates who have been shortlisted (but, as we have already said, bear in mind that some candidates may not want their employers approached until they have actually been offered a job). It is helpful for referees if you enclose all the information sent out to the prospective candidate and point
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Acknowledgements

This unit is subject to Creative Commons licence (attribution, non commercial, non derivative). For copyright reasons any third party materials must not be used in isolation from the unit or for any other purpose. Acknowledgements must always accompany use of unit. Any adverts contained in this unit are for the purposes of academic analysis only and do not
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12.1 Introduction

Data must be stored somewhere when it is not being manipulated. Modern ICT systems require increasingly large amounts of data to be stored for later use, and it is important that the data can be accessed quickly. Data may be stored on the stand-alone computer's hard disk in the form of files.

You may want to move files from one stand-alone computer to another. In addition, you may want to move files from a device, such as a digital camera, to a computer. These activities require some fo
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"Water Resources in the Middle East, part 1"
wbh logoA talk by Leila Harris, Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Wisconsin. Co-sponsored by the Center fro Middle Eastern Studies and the Environmental Studies Program. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
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1 What is accounting about?

Let's start with a question – we shall call questions ‘Activities’. For many of these activities you will need a pen and paper, or you can use the course Forum, to note down your own ideas. Once you have completed the Activity you should return to the text, read the comments that follow the activity, and then think again about your answer. Change it, if you like. Once you are happy that you have understood the comments and that your own answer is alright, you should continue to read the
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MAS.963 Out of Context: A Course on Computer Systems That Adapt To, and Learn From, Context (MIT)
Increasingly, we are realizing that to make computer systems more intelligent and responsive to users, we will have to make them more sensitive to context. Traditional hardware and software design overlooks context because it conceptualizes systems as input-output functions. Systems take input explicitly given to them by a human, act upon that input alone and produce explicit output. But this view is too restrictive. Smart computers, intelligent agent software, and digital devices of the future
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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

4.1.1 Space problems

Probably the best known of these is the fact that the internet is running out of space for identifying computers. Each computer in a network needs to be identified by a unique data pattern known as an IP address. The current technology used to transport data around the internet is such that in the comparatively near future we shall run out of space to hold these unique addresses. Happily this is a problem that has been identified and groups of researchers around the globe have developed new t
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Informal learning in early teacher development
In the context of increasing expansion of a competence – based model of teacher development, the counter-balance of a more articulate description and explanation of informal learning is urgently required. Our first use of the term in the context of professional learning emerged from preliminary theorising on the experience of learning to teach from the narrative data of beginners. It was invoked to describe learning that seemed to take place outside the formal structures and prescriptions of p
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The right to strike?
By the end of this lesson you will be able to explain what the right to strike means and what the limits are. You will be able to gather information, summarize it and pass it on.
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Rescue begins for 28 miners, China
Rescuers race against the clock to free 28 miners trapped by a flood in a coal mine in Sichuan province.
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