Car Safety Tips in Children
This three minute video shows the importance of using baby seats in cars. It does not tell you how to identify a good one and is weak on showing how they should be belted at different ages. At best, this is a warning video for parents.
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3.8 Evaluating strategy and presenting outcomes

By now you will have found out about and sampled different resources for learning and used different ways to learn. But the structured approach used in this section is one of the main resources for developing and improving your other key skills.

So how do you know if you have learned? How do you know if you have improved? How do you know if you are meeting the standard for improving your own learning and performance expected of someone doing a course in higher education or using higher
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Microbial Observatory - Partners Video Magazine
Researcher Jo Handelsman runs microbial observatories in Wisconsin and Alaska and studies underground microbes detrimental to healthy soil. Microbial Observatory is a segment from CSREES' Partners Video Magazine's 19th episode, The Soil Explorers. To view the entire episode, go to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/newsroom/partners/soil_explorers.html.
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Reading, vocabulary, grammar: Welche Sehenswürdigkeiten gibt ash here?
From the texts you learn more about a few important German cities and their attractions. You exercise your vocabulary in connection with declension of adjectives and pronouns.
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Which hotel do you prefer?
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to choose a hotel from among several others, you will listens to specific information. You will be able to infer the meaning of unknown words.
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NASA CONNECT PSA - The Astronaut's Helper
In NASA CONNECT PSA: The Astronaut's Helper, students will be introduced to the Personal Satellite Assistant (PSA), a small, spherical robot that assists astronauts with their chores on space-based vehicles. Students will learn about different types of robots and the mechanical systems on the PSA that must work together for the PSA to function. In the web activity, students interact with a simulation of the PSA and learn how forces affect motion in a low-friction, microgravity environment. Stude
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San Francisco General Strike
Many people who were employed during the Great Depression grew increasingly dissatisfied with working conditions, and took action by forming labor unions. Although the General Strike of San Francisco took place from July 16 to 19, 1934, it had been brewing for months. In March, Harry Bridges (shown in two photographs) led his International Longshoremen?s Association (ILA, which represented the dockworkers), in a vote to strike for control of hiring halls, better pay, and better hours. The ILA st
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How to Do Long Division with Decimals
This is a six-minute video tutorial on how to master long division with decimals. The teacher uses a whiteboard for instruction. (The background music is not necessary and to some it may be a distraction.) (06:05)
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"Money, Money, Money"- A Counting Money Song
This video contains a song about coins.  Pennies, nickles, dimes, and quarters are identified, described, and their values are given.  ( 2:24)
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La théorie de l'évolution - Guillaume Lecointre (video)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

La théorie de l'évolution par Guillaume Lecointre

Lycée des Flandres (59 Hazebrouck)


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Le cinema méditerranéen - Karin Albou (audio)

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée

Le cinema méditerranéen par Karin Albou (réalisatrice)

Lycée Pierre et Marie Curie (06 Menton)


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5 Effective communication

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work to represent you as an effective communicator within your study or work activities. This will involve using criteria to help you select examples of your work that clearly show you can use and improve your communication skills. However, by far the most important aim is that you can use this assessment process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

Communicating effectively involves a
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2 Sources of help

This assessment unit is designed to be self-contained. However you might like to access the following sources for support and guidance if you need it. These sources include:

  • U529 Key skills – making a difference: This OpenLearn unit is designed to complement the assessment units. It provides detailed guidance and activities to help you work on your key skills, gives examples of key skills work from students, and helps you prepare and select
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VIVID verbs
We use verbs all the time, but do we know what they are? We will now, so get ready! We will also be learning new and more colorful verbs to use instead of the ordinary everyday ones.
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Greek Mythology for Fun
Students will explore the different characters based on Greek mythology, its origins and participate in activities to reinforce these ideas.
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Camera Obscura
Before photography was invented there was the camera obscura, useful for studying the sun, as an aid to artists, and for general entertainment. What is a camera obscura and how does it work ???
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Frogs
Lesson plan with word search activity which aims to teach children about the metamorphosis and development of an amphibian from tadpole to frog.
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Oricalco - thermal shape memory fabric
The first orthogonal weaving example of Nitinol. The 'Thermal Shape Memory Alloy' is characterized by its extraordinary ability to recover any shape, pre-programmed, upon heating. Until today this light weight alloy with about 50% Titanium inside has been used in advanced sectors like space and recently in medical applications. Moreover this fabric is the first for which the shape memory alloy, named Nitinol, was weaved orthogonally that is to say that Oricalco is the first fabric with shape mem
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Mitochondrial DNA Launois-Bensaude's Lipomatosis
Even though Brodie is said to have first described diffuse symmetrical lipomatosis with predilection for the neck already in the 1846 (Clinical Lectures on Surgery, Delivered at St. George's Hospital Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard pub. Pp 201-201. Brodie, B.C.) the pathogenesis of Launois Bensaude' Lipomatosis is still unknown.
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Obtaining SNPs from UCSC Table Browser
A quick tip of the week on how to obtain a list of SNPs and data for a gene of interest quickly from the UCSC Table Browser
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