The restless Universe
The restless Universe introduces you to major achievements and figures in the history of physics, from Copernicus to Einstein and beyond. The route from classical to quantum physics will be laid out for you without recourse to challenging mathematics but with the fundamental features of theories and discoveries described in sufficient detail to whet your appetite for further physics study.
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Laser-induced Remote Sensing for Chemistry and Micro-imaging
Discusses remote sensing instrumentation utilized for rapid characterization of rocks and soils on planetary surfaces in support of explorations on Mars.
Author(s): Los Alamos National Laboratory

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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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Setting Out a Podium
This lesson covers the introduction and concept of setting out a plan for the construction of a podium used to award prizes in a dog trial. Setouts are a measuring and marking guide, used when producing one or more units. Setouts save wasting materials by ensuring that the components are cut to size and fit together correctly. Setouts also ensure that standard units produced by an organisation are of consistent quality.
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Introducing Ecology
This lesson introduces the concept of ecosystem and its associated terminology. explain the concepts of a generalised ecosystem and associated key terms, outline the major ecological principles that apply to an ecosystem, explain the concepts: population ecology, community ecology, succession.
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Everyday Money: Calculating Interest
This is topic 2 extracted from the Everyday Money resource. It introduces the concept of interest and the calulation of simple and compund interest.
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Measurement of Geometry: Volume
Introduces the concept of volume and how to calculate volume for simple shapes. Part 5 of the Measurement of Geometry Series.
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Develop an Event Concept
This task is concerned with the skills needed to develop an event concept.
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Key Concepts in A2 Crime and Deviance - Subculture

A 5 min description of the concept of subculture with examples and uses by sociologists. Useful for A Level Crime and Deviance revision. (created using Apple Keynote exported to Quicktime)
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Afghan election: Kandahar conundrum
Afghanistan's ultra-rich and ultra poor exist cheek-by-jowl in Kandahar, home to the family of President Hamid Karzai. Masako Iijima reports Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reute
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De Vany on Steroids, Baseball, and Evolutionary Fitness
Arthur De Vany, of the University of California, Irvine, and creator of Evolutionary Fitness, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about performance-enhancing drugs in baseball and Evolutionary Fitness, De Vany's ideas about diet and fitness. In the first part of the conversation, De Vany argues that there is little physiological or statistical evidence that steroid use increases home run totals in baseball. The second part of the conversation turns to De Vany's theories of diet and exercise. D
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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'Shrinking' the economy
In this podcast Dr Robert Hoffmann talks about how important psychology is to business and asks if we have talked ourselves into recession. Dr Hoffmann is a member of the International Centre for Behavioural Business Research (ICBBR) within the Nottingham University Business School(NUBS). The centre has also recently opened a new extension at The University of Nottingham, Ningbo China. The centre's research brings together a range of experts who share an interest in studying decision-making in e
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Enhancing Physics Knowledge for Teaching – Relativity
In this section we’ll look at both the special and general theories of relativity.
Author(s): Ted Thomas

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Sociology of Leisure: On McDonaldisation
This resource is part of “Sociology of Leisure” course. The module discusses some major features of current leisure patterns, but these activities are also central to modern life itself and thus have interests for sociologists. The page is based on some work originally presented as Powerpoint slides and discusses the concept of "McDonaldisation".
Author(s): Dr Dave Harris, MARJON

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Economic theories and perspectives on development
PowerPoint presentation on economic theories of development by Marina Della Giusta of the University of Reading.
Author(s): Marina Della Giusta

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TALAT Lecture 3205: The Fluidity of Molten Metals
This lecture introduces the concept of fluidity of molten metal and its influence on the production of castings. The students will understand the relevance of fluidity, the means by which this is measured and the effect of alloy type. Basic understanding of foundry processes, phase diagrams, basic physics and mathematics background is assumed
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Local Development Team Cook Book
The Cook Book builds on the concept of working with cross cultural, remote teams. It was created and supported by development teams all around the world based on Web 2.0 methods. These teams have the identified common problems, outlined solution and developed content to ensure that problems are solved once. There is no need to reinvent the wheel.
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2.2 What CEG can deliver for schools

In the Ofsted inspection framework for English schools, based on the five themes from Every Child Matters, CEG is part of the school's self-evaluation of how it helps young people ‘achieve economic well-being’. Some of the evidence for achieving that outcome is how well young people are ‘prepared for working life’. CEG also helps achieve the outcome of ‘making a positive contribution where… young people are helped to manage changes and respond to challenges in their lives;
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