Why maps are made
Cars have sat nav systems, mobile phones use GPS: maps are important in everyday life whether captured by aerial photography, satellite imagery or simply drawn. This unit looks at how we read and evaluate the information in maps and assesses the values embedded within them. From mental maps to public transport and street maps: how do they affect your life?
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Entrepreneurial behaviour
Have you ever wanted to start your own business? This unit will give you the opportunity to consider and reflect on the personal aspects involved in transforming an innovative idea into an entrepreneurial product. You will also learn how to identify the requirements for building an appropriate entrepreneurial team.
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Introducing the Classical world
How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This unit will provide you with an insight into the Classical world by introducing you to the various sources of information used by scholars to draw together an image of this fascinating period of history.
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Making decisions
Do you hate making decisions? Does the ability of others to make snap decisions really frustrate you? This unit will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making. Attention to the psychology of decision making and the social context in which decisions are made can improve your understanding of others and yourself.
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Animal Defenses: Zebra
Zebras generally stay in herds together. Zebras standing together may tend to look like one very large animal to predators. Also, predatory attacks send the zebras running in every direction. The stripes could confuse the attacker as to which animal it is chasing after, leaving it without any food in the end.
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Red Mite
One reason why mites are considered to be arachnids is because they don't have wings and they cannot fly. Mites are so tiny that most of them have to be viewed under a microscope to be seen.
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El Nino Equatorial Fly-by Showing Sea Surface Temp and Height Anomaly on a Globe: January 1997 throu
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period January 1997 through December 1997. The data is shown on a globe and the point of view moves from showing a full globe to flying over the equatorial Pacific toward South America.
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North America NDVI 1993 August
NDVI in North America for August 1993, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
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Final Image of Hurricane Georges (SeaWiFS image)September 27th,1998 @ 1:57pm
Final Image of Hurricane Georges (SeaWiFS image)September 27th,1998
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Statistics for Laboratory Scientists II
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
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Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
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Ethics of Human Subject Research
Ethics of Human Subject Research (2 credits) is offered by the Department of Health Policy and Management and the Distance Education Division, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and The Phoebe R. Berman Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University. The course introduces students to the ethics of human subject research. Ethical theory and principles are introduced, followed by a brief history of research ethics. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include informed c
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The History of Public Health
In the History of Public Health we will examine the historical experience of health and illness from a population perspective. This material seeks to reveal how the organization of societies facilitates or mitigates the production and transmission of disease. It also asks how do populations and groups of individuals go about securing their health? One key theme is the medical management of space in one form or another - from the public space of the environment through institutional spaces such a
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The Space Between Workshop, Fall 2004
This workshop explores how designers might become as sensitive to space as they are to objects. Through a number of projects and precedent studies, architectural design is studied in relation to the Space Between. The design process is studied in reverse, considering space first and objects second. This is not to imply that objects are not important, but rather that space is equally important.
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Game, set and match
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to explain the rules of tennis to a layman, you will familiarize yourself with the specific vocabulary and terminology. You will learn the main rules as well as the scoring system.
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Opnieuw aan de slag
De student luistert naar een coördinator van een tewerkstellingscel. Na het beluisteren geeft de student de hoofdgedachte van het gesprek. Hij krijgt ook een aantal verklaringen te zien van woorden die in het gesprek aan bod komen. Door de betekenis van de woorden uit de context af te leiden, kan de student elke verklaring koppelen aan het daarbij behorende woord.
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Vliegtuigen spotten: een gevaarlijke hobby?
De student leest twee krantenartikels over vliegtuigspotters. Na het lezen van de artikels moet de student: - de hoofdgedachte uit het artikel afleiden; - de betekenis van uitdrukkingen afleiden uit de context; - een verband zoeken tussen beide artikels; - evalueren of het avontuur van de vliegtuigspotters goed afgelopen is.
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Roberge 6.302 Lecture 05
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The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
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Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011.
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