How it's Made - Lithium Ion Batteries
Batteries are examples of stored energy, chemical potential energy to be exact.  But how are batteries made and what is inside? This is a segment from the Discovery Channel series "How it's Made" on lithium ion batteries.(05:36)
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Architect and Structural Engineer in interactive design
We are convinced that an interactive design process involving engineers and architects will create values to a project. Looking back there have been some obstacles, like a week?s time for exchange of drawings with traditional postal services; manual calculation methods, which could not be spoiled on loose grounds like architect?s sketches; different media ? architect?s drawings and engineer?s numbers in tables; attitudes and traditional roles, implemented already in education. Today most of thes
Author(s): Af Klercker, Jonas and Pittioni, Gernot

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1.1.8 Surgical removal of tattoos
This Unit will introduce you to a number of ways of representing data graphically and of summarising data numerically. You will learn the uses for pie charts, bar charts, histograms and scatterplots. You will also be introduced to various ways of summarising data and methods for assessing location and dispersion.
Author(s): The Open University

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To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
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To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This unit will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. These changes have health implications that are not always immediately obvious. Frequently, we initiate changes that are going to have their ef
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Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Rights for OER in UK Higher Education
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World TB Day Tuberculosis in the 21st Century: Payam Nahid
Payam Nahid, M.D., Associate Professor at the University of California San Francisco, counteracts the stigma of TB as an ancient disease and addresses the reason why the disease is prevalent in the present.
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8 UN staff killed in Afghan Koran burning protest
At least eight UN staff are killed in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan following an anti-U.S. demonstration condemning the burning of the Islamic holy book in Florida. Jon Decker reports.
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Analytical Electrochemistry: Potentiometry
This courseware module is structured for either a lecture presentation or self-study tutorial on analytical potentiometry. The level of presentation spans upper high school to college students. Topics include historical background, theory/principles, instrumentation, pH electrodes, experimental examples, and troubleshooting tips.
Author(s): Erin Gross

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Animation of Single Head Check Valve HPLC Pump
This animation site is specifically about reciprocating pumps for liquid chromatography. The animations are short (one to two minutes) and can easily be shown in class as part of a lecture. They are extremely helpful in illustrating key components and concepts of chromatographic systems. Users are encouraged to explore the site and the other brief animations as well. Separate links to other simulations by the same company (TRSL) are also listed on ASDL.
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Animation of diode array detection in HPLC
This animation site deals specifically with diode array detection for liquid chromatography. The animations are short (one to two minutes) and can easily be shown in class as part of a lecture. They are extremely helpful in illustrating key components and concepts of chromatographic systems. Users are encouraged to explore the site and the other brief animations as well. Separate links to other simulations by the same company (TRSL) are also listed on ASDL. This site requires FLASH version 7 or
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Electronics - Tutorial
An encyclopedic collection of descriptions of electronics circuitry and principles to introduce or reacquaint readers with a wide variety of concepts. The site is very well organized to access the information needed. In addition to passive and active components, electricity and magnetism are also described.
Author(s): Wayne Storr

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RSC.org: UV/Vis Spectroscopy
This video distributed on YouTube is on the basic principles of UV/Vis. Provides a good primer (~5 min), and the “top-off” look of the instrument is useful in explaining components. A double beam instrument is described.
Author(s): The Royal Society of Chemistry- Univ. Warwick

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Veeco Nanotheater
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Enivronmental Health and Toxicology
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Atomic Structure and the Periodic Chart
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Author(s): Stephan Lower. Simon Fraser University

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Earth Impact
This activity poses the question: What would happen if a meteor or comet impacted Earth? Students simulate an impact in a container of sand using various-sized rocks, all while measuring, recording and graphing their results and conclusions. Then students brainstorm ways to prevent an object like this from hitting the Earth.
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What Is an Electoral College for Presidential Elections?
The electoral college for presidential elections is a body of electors that makes the final decision on who will be elected president based on how the population in the state votes. This two minute video explains how the number of electors for each state is based on the number of congress members for that state. Provides an adequate explanation, but does not explain how the slate of electoral college voters is selected in each state.
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