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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1.3 Psychology has social impact

The relevance of psychology to everyday concerns, and the ease with which it can be popularised and used, mean that psychological knowledge – some of it dubious, some of it accurate – is continually absorbed into culture and often incorporated into the very language we use. Examples of psychological concepts that have entered popular discourse include the notion that we are predisposed, both through evolution and through the functioning of our brains and nervous systems, to behave in cert
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Allometry in Biological Systems
This is a laboratory exercise appropriate for sophomore level students. No prior math is required, and lab exercise can be adapted if computer facilities are available.
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Money talks: May 23rd 2011
In this week's programme: the race to succeed Dominique Strauss-Kahn continues amid a global economic slowdown and the Eurozone crisis
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Learning outcomes

On completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • describe the diversity of psychology as a discipline;

  • list some of the ways psychologists focus on different aspects of human behaviour;

  • identify different methods psychologists use to explore human behaviour;

  • illustrate the importance of ethical considerations.

Introduction

The key message of this unit is that different psychologists focus on different aspects of human behaviour in different ways. Take the topic of learning, some psychologists will study what happens in our brain when we learn, while others will consider how we learn within a social context. This unit will first highlight how psychology is now a very visible part of everyday life and then explore its diverse roots in medicine, philosophy, biology, psychoanalysis and e
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Acknowledgements

The content of this unit was developed by Volker Patent, Faculty of Social Science at the Open University. The work was funded by the Higher Education Academy and the content is released under the Creative Commons Licence.

The Open University gratefully acknowledges the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Psychology Network for its financial support to the development of SPSS which forms part of the Op
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Portable Sundial
Students investigate the accuracy of sundials and the discrepancy that lies between "real time" and "clock time." They track the position of the sun during the course of a relatively short period of time as they make a shadow plot, a horizontal sundial, and a diptych sundial. (The activity may be abridged to include only one or two of the different sundials, instead of all three.)
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An organic farm in Glover, U.S.A.

The video shows several images of an organic sustainable farm in Glover, Vermont. The farmers grow organic garden vegetables, raise true pasture or free range raised chickens, pigs, sheep and other livestock.
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