3.1 Overview

This section of OpenLearn Scotland introduces learners to both ancient and modern Scotland, from the geological history of the Scottish Highlands right up to the creation of the semiconductor transistor by two Scottish computer engineers and the global dimension of the Scottish oil industry.

A further two units in this section focus on famous bridges in Scotland: the first is about the Tay Bridge and the legacy of its failure on bridge building ever since; the second is about the enviro
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Split Brain Behavioral Experiments
A video which explains the result of severing the corpus callosum based off of one man's story.
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2.1 Introduction

The late Dr. Colin Patterson was a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum, and an authority on systematic methods. He played a prominent role in promoting cladistics, the method now most widely employed for phylogenetic analysis. He introduces the sequence of audio clips by drawing attention to the connection perceived by Darwin beteen the systematic grouping of species into higher taxa and the closeness of their evolutionary relationships (‘propinquity of descent’).

This lea
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1.5.3 Desktop search tools

Finding your paperwork or electronic files can be a problem. You may find that even if you do have some sort of filing system, your structure soon gets quite large with files in multiple locations, which can be hard to navigate. You may find yourself making arbitrary decisions about which folder to place a document in. It may make sense now but in the future, when you look where you think it should be, it’s not there.

At times like this you may resort to the search command from the Wi
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Back to the Forest

In this video Laura Meredith, a graduate student in MIT's Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate, shares her thesis work which has involved building and deploying an instrument to the Harvard Forest Long Term Ecological Research site in central Massachusetts. The instrument measures hydrogen gradients that can, along with a suite of other measurements, be used to calculate hydrogen fluxes. These will be used to determine the strength and seasonality of the soil sink at Harvard Forest. Lau
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
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Flocks without shepherds? Governmentality, sovereignty and the paradoxical politics of IDP protectio
Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Dr Simon Addison (SOAS) recorded on 30 January 2013 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. By applying theoretical insights drawn from the work of Foucault and Ranciere, this paper explores the paradoxically political nature of international doctrine on the protection of internally displaced persons as an apparatus of global biopolitical governmentality.
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Campaigning organisations, whatever their size or orientation, are intent on achieving change in the behaviour or attitudes of their target groups. But if you have ever tried working to achieve change in this way, you will probably know that getting the results you want from campaigning can be difficult. It is all too easy to get sidetracked, or run out of energy and resources, before the objective has been achieved. And the decision to campaign on a particular issue can expose tensions and c
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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2.3.3 Geometrical isomerism

A second type of isomerism occurs with diene monomers, and is present in both NR and butadiene rubbers (BR). It occurs because the single double bond in the final polymer can exist in two ways: a cis form and a trans form. The repeat unit shown in Table 3 for NR does less than justice to the two-di
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Rarara, wat doe ik? : Beeld uit wat er op het kaartje staat
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Tien kaartjes met een activiteit (werkwoord) dat de leerling moet uitbeelden en de anderen moeten raden.


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A Multi-Purpose Multi-Stop Model Describing Consumers' Choices of Shopping Centres
Recently, a number of interesting extensions to traditional decompositional and discrete choice models has been introduced that allow one to combine parameters estimated in different phases ofcomplex choice processes. These extensions offer new possibilities to model combinations of choices consumers make if they select shopping centres to visit. This paper will introduce a modelling approach that describes consumer choices of shopping centres involving multiple shopping functions (multi purpose
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The Impact of 3D Digital Modeling on the 3D Design Aspects in Urban Design Plans
Some experts suggest that urban design plans in US cities may lack adequate coverage of the three-dimensional design aspects of the built environment. 3D digital models may help designers visualize and interact with design alternatives, large urban data sets, and 3D information more effectively, thus correcting this problem. Case studies of recent urban design plans that have used 3D digital models may indicate whether these technologies can increase the quality of the plan. This research discus
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References

Asimov, I., ‘In my Own View’ in ed. Beare, H. (2001), The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Quoted from ‘Education, Technology and Change’ by Megan Blair (accessed on 22 September, 2005).
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DfES (2002), Extended schools: providing opportunities and services for all, p. 6.
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What Causes Changes in Unemployment over the Short Run
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Analyze cyclical unemployment Explain the relationship between sticky wages and employment using various […]

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Everyday Fast Math Tricks - Superfast Mental Multiplication by 11
Learn this short easy trick to multiply any number with 11 MENTALLY, in seconds. (04:30)
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Surgical Heads of Service
There are 16 surgical specialties at UMMC. The patient care staff and ORs of each specialty are run by a highly trained nurse with many years of experience in that service. Related Links: Perioperative Services http://www.umm.edu/perioperative-services/ Preparing for Surgery http://www.umm.edu/surgeryhome/surg_prep.htm PREP Center Packet http://www.umm.edu/perioperative-services/prep-center-packet.htm PREP Center Patient Appointment Checklist http://www.umm.edu/perioperative-services/patien
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Given up already?

Figure 3 can be seen as a Dalmation (spotty) dog. The dog is facing away from the viewer, sniffing the ground with its black ear falling forward. Its head and dark collar are half way up the picure and about one third of the way across the frame. Its rump is near the right hand edg
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