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Fascinating Friction!
In this activity, students use wood, wax paper and oil to investigate the importance of lubrication between materials and to understand the concept of friction. Using wax paper and oil placed between pieces of wood, the function of lubricants between materials is illustrated. Students extend their understanding of friction to bones and joints in the skeletal system and become aware of what engineers can do to help reduce friction in the human body as well as in machines.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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You be the Radiologist!
In addition to the associated lesson, this activity functions as a summative assessment for the Using Stress and Strain to Detect Cancer unit. In this activity, students will create a 1-D strain plot in Microsoft Excel depicting the location of a breast tumor amidst healthy tissue. The results of this activity will function as proof of the accuracy and reliability of the students’ breast cancer detection design.
Author(s): VU Bioengineering RET Program, School of Engineeri

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Presenting Painless Breast Cancer Detection!
This lesson culminates the unit with the Go Public phase of the legacy cycle. In the associated activity, students must depict a tumor amidst healthy body tissue using a graph in Microsoft Excel. In addition, students will design a brochure advertising a new form of painless yet reliable breast cancer detection to both patients and doctors alike. Together, the in-class activity and the take-home assignment will function as an assessment of what the students have learned throughout the unit.
Author(s): VU Bioengineering RET Program, School of Engineeri

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Proteins
A chapter describing protein structure and function, including 53 figures and 7 large tables. It is intended as ~9hrs study time at level 2/3. It also provides background reading for the experimental investigation on SDS-PAGE and Western-blotting (http://open.jorum.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/1579).
Author(s): Jane Loughlin, David Male - The Open University

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Derivatives in Physical Science

The function of mathematics in physical science. From a theoretical concept to a practical tool, the derivative helps to determine the instantaneous speed and acceleration of a falling body. Differentiation is developed further to calculate how any quantity changes in relation to another. The power rule, the product rule, the chain rule -- with a few simple rules, differentiating any
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Information Technology and the Networked Economy
The beginning of the 21st century has seen a rapid change from the industrial economy to a networked economy built on computers, connectivity, and human knowledge. The networked economy is characterized by rapidly changing market conditions and methods of commerce. Instead of leveraging human strength with machines as was done in the industrial economy, the networked economy leverages human knowledge with computers and connectivity to produce goods and services. The networked economy requires t
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Analyse Hair and Scalp
Learn about diagnosis and treatment of scalp conditions.
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Fixing Vine Health Problems
This lesson is divided into four sections, as follows:  Factors relating to controlling plant health; Chemical control; Integrated Pest Management (IPM); Modifying growing conditions
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Implement staff training
This learning object encompasses the competency involved in providing training in the workplace (but for whom the training function is not a major part of their job).
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ESOL students using nintendo DSi machines in class

ESOL students using the pic2chat function of the DSi to take part in a question, answer and spelling session.
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Hearing
Hearing is a familiar and important human sense that is a topic naturally of interest to those who are curious about human biology. This unit will enable you to relate what you read to your own sensory experiences – and indeed many of the questions asked have exactly that function. This unit will be best understood by those with some biological understanding.
Author(s): The Open University

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Evaluate and improve HR processes and tools
Managing the HR function involves not only putting processes, procedures, and tools into action, it also entails implementing a continuous improvement process. This resource outlines methods and tools the HR manager can use to evaluate the contribution of HR to organisational goals, and to evaluate HR activities themselves.
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Pink Westclox Electric Alarm Clock
Pink electric alarm clock, square with circular face. Alarm function and knobs to back. Maker: Westclox - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Systems Testing for a website
The company you work for have expanded their operations to include web-hosting services. This project involves investigating systems testing tools and using these tools to ensure the web server/websites function as required. You are required to develop a test plan and prepare the test environment for testing the web server and individual websites. You then need to conduct testing of the individual and system components and analyse test results.
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Business Information Processing
This module will enable the student to describe the function of the various business sub-systems, the information flow between them and the function and content of typical business internal and external transaction documents. Students will also be able to state the purpose and scope of Decision Support Systems and Management Information Systems.
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Maintain personal hygiene
Maintaining personal hygiene in the workplace is all about your personal presentation and cleanliness, your clothing and footwear, and what to do if you are ill or have a health condition. All these aspects of personal hygiene impact on the quality and safety of the food and service you provide to your customers. Poor personal hygiene can also affect the health of your work colleagues. So there are many important reasons why personal hygiene standards must be in place and
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6.241 Dynamic Systems & Control (MIT)
6.241 examines linear, discrete- and continuous-time, and multi-input-output systems in control and related areas. Least squares and matrix perturbation problems are considered. Topics covered include: state-space models, modes, stability, controllability, observability, transfer function matrices, poles and zeros, minimality, internal stability of interconnected systems, feedback compensators, state feedback, optimal regulation, observers, observer-based compensators, measures of control p
Author(s): Dahleh, Munther

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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Bar Brooch inset with Glass Stones
Brooch of three metal bars studded with clear glass 'stones' encircled by three horseshoes studded with green glass 'stones'. Straight pin and 'c' catch. Date: 1950 - 1959 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

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Virtual yeast cell
This rich learning object is used to introduce yeast cytology to students taking Module D24BS3 Brewery Yeast Management as part of the MSc in Brewing Science. The virtual cell permits the students to understand structure and function of yeast organelles.
Author(s): Smart Katherine;Wang Steve

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