Magnetic Attraction
Students complete a series of six short investigations involving magnets to learn more about their properties. Students also discuss engineering uses for magnets and brainstorm examples of magnets in use in their everyday lives.
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Tone - Upper Extremity Tone
On passive range of motion of the upper extremities there is some tone, but the tone is significantly less than expected. Shaking the hand back and forth demonstrates the decreased tone in the hand. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
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Magnetism and Electricity - Quiz
Eight questions to test your scientific knowledge of Magnetism and Electricity
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Minerals Under the Microscope
This website provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the basics of optical mineralogy. Topics include the polarized light microscope, mineral shape and cleavage, relief, color and pleochroism, interference colors, extinction angles, twinning, opacity, vibration directions and mineral identification. The site features short, clear descriptions accompanied by photographs and drawings. This website would be useful as a concise introduction to the use of a petrographic microscope in identifyi
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Between: literature and memory, past and future
Final part of the series, in which an historian, a novelist and a literary critic explore the ways in which memory, literature and history shape contemporary Europe. Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series.
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Introduction

Dyslexia is a condition affecting literacy skills. This unit analyses how our image of normality affects the way we as a society define such conditions. You will learn how important it is to integrate the different psychological accounts of dyslexia in order to provide a full explanation of potential causes and strategies for remediation.

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Le potentiel pédagogique des nouveaux dispositifs de lecture

Lorenzo Soccavo, consultant en prospective du livre et de l’édition, dresse un panorama sur les nouveaux dispositifs de lecture et leurs apports pour la formation.

Après une introduction sur les technologies d’affichage de ces dispositifs et les grandes familles qui les composent, il présente, en s’appuyant sur des démonstrations, les premiers livres-applications pour l’acquisition de la lecture, les premiers livres numériques adaptés aux enfants en difficulté, et le
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Acknowledgements

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Licence

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit:

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References

Barnes, P. (1985) E206 Personality, Development and Learning, Unit 1, Raising Questions, Milton Keynes, The Open University.
Bradley, B.S. (1989) Visions of Infancy, Cambridge, Polity.
British Psychological Society (2000) Code of Conduct, Ethical Principles and Guidelines, Leicester, British Psychological Society.
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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
This two minute video shows how to scoop out the numerous seeds in a carved pumpkin and how to roast them finely. The process involves salt and pepper after drying them completely for a day. A good activity around Halloween.
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Speed Reading
This two minute video explains some of the methods for improving reading speed include increasing the range of the
block of words that are read at the same time, as well as avoiding the urge to go back and reread a sentence. Improve focus and reduce the length of time required to understand a sentence. It also explains why speed reading is important.

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Helping With Kids' Homework in Secondary School
This short video reviews ideas to help kids in secondary school
with their homework. For example,  it's important to ask them about their schoolwork and what resources they may need. Develop a schedule and ask them about it are also suggested.

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Regenerating The Heart
This 1:30 video is about preventing heart attacks and heart
transplants. Thousands of people need the heart transplant due to heart attacks but only about 2000 are available. The procedure of taking muscle sells in the patient's leg, grow them in the leg, then inject them in the new cells into the heart and therefore causing the heart to pump more blood. Those who
take this procedure, their heart rate pumps at least 58% more
blood.


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Physical Therapist Pros & Cons
This 2:33 long video is about the positive and not so positive sides to being a physical therapist. The positive sides of becoming a physical therapist is that you get to help people get better and you get to keep active at the same time of helping the patient keep active. You are able to interact with the people and see how they are doing and help them improve on whatever issue they may have on their body.
But the not so positive sides of being a PT is that sometimes

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Salary Range for Physical Therapy Assistants
This two-minute video is about the salary range of a physical therapist assistant. The salary ranges from about 20 to 30 dollars per hour, whereas an actual PT salary ranges from $90,000 to $100,000 dollars a year. Both do just about the same thing but the main difference is that the assistants prepare the patients for the actual PT.
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Unit 2 - Linking household food security with nutrition and livelihoods
This unit we focus on household food security and what the effect of food insecurity will be on households. These days the concepts nutrition, nutrition security, livelihoods and household livelihood security are also used when the bigger picture of household food security is discussed.
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Unit 1 - Finding out about food security
The first unit of this module introduces you to the meaning and dimensions of food security. It also highlights the importance of these concepts to your work as a household food security facilitator, working as a community development worker or volunteer or any other position within communities.
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Household Food Security Module 1: Introduction, acknowledgments and contents pages
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
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Household Food Security: Module 1: Introduction to Household Food Security
In this module we will introduce you to concepts such as food security, food insecurity, nutrition security, livelihood security, food policies and programmes and the role of stakeholders and facilitators. You will gain the knowledge and skills required to gather information on many different levels, from the macro to the micro level. You will also, in time, become equipped to analyse community and household needs, understand the implications of policies and strategies for communities and househ
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Household Food Security Programme Description
This study guide for the module PHFS01K Introduction to Household Food Security is the first of six modules in the programme to be piloted with a group of volunteers linked to non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the Eastern Cape. The Eastern Cape Non-governmental Organisation Coalition (ECNGOC) has supported the strategy through advocacy and helping to link organisations with the project, thus enabling the recruitment of practising volunteers or community development workers who want to be
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