Slide Right on By Using an Inclined Plane
Students explore building a pyramid, learning about the simple machine called an inclined plane. They also learn about another simple machine, the screw, and how it is used as a lifting or fastening device. During a hands-on activity, students see how the angle of inclination and pull force can make it easier (or harder) to pull an object up an inclined plane.
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Sleeping Beauty Invades Rat's Genome
Knockouts are not just for Mice anymore. Aron Geurts and Howard Jacob from the Medical College of Wisconsin talk about their plans for creating transgenic rats using the Sleeping beauty transposon. Coming out of work pioneered by Colin Bishop's lab, Geurts and Jacob describe how the Sleeping Beauty system can be used to make transgenic rats and their plans to make the phenotype data from these rats available via the MCW PGA website (http://pga.mcw.edu) and the strains themselves accessible via a
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Phase Relations in Reservoir engineering
In this course you will learn about phase relations as applied to oil and/or gas reservoir processes, enhanced oil recovery, gas pipeline transportation, natural gas processing and liquefaction, and other problems in petroleum production. The primary objective of the course is to apply the thermodynamics of phase equilibrium to the framework for phase behavior modeling of petroleum fluids. The focus of the course will be on equilibrium thermodynamics and its relevance to phase behavior predictio
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2.7 Multiple-cause diagrams
The power of graphics should not the underestimated. They can express information clearly and simply. This unit will help you to assess which style of graphic to use in different situations.
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Bubbling Plants
Students learn a simple technique for quantifying the amount of photosynthesis that occurs in a given period of time, using a common water plant (Elodea). They can use this technique to compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur under conditions of low and high light levels. Before they begin the experiment, however, students must come up with a well-worded hypothesis to be tested. After running the experiment, students pool their data to get a large sample size, determine the measures of
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Tissue movement in bipopulation tumour cord growth
Simulation of tumor cord growth where conversion of the tumor to glycolytic (anaerobic) metabolism takes place under hypoxia. This video shows volume fraction of glycolytic cell population and velocity of tissue movement. Isolines show hypoxia limits for aerobic and anaerobic cell lines respectively. This video reflects work in progress and may be different from the final results.
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Economic History & History of Thought
The factories that changed the world, 1.) the mule-powered spinning mill (Britain in the 1820s), 2.) from the American system to the Ford system (1900s), and 3.) Toyota Production System (Lean manufacturing), are contrasted and the progression of production systems of the 19th and 20th centuries are arranged in order.
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Science Digest - Episode 2 Animal Guy
Quirky Science Digest talk show host Mathew Arden interviews animal expert Brad Crane.
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NASA's Discovery Launch Dress Rehearsal
The Discovery astronauts train at Kennedy for the upcoming STS-124 mission. For more information see: http://www.nasa.gov
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regen_FrameSync.vi
Build a LabVIEW subVI to establish frame sync on a bitstream containing a standard preamble plus message, and then return the message portion of the bitstream.
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Who buried the bodies?
Kamila Shamsie, the Pakistani-born author of books including In the City by the Sea and Burnt Shadows, gives a talk as part of the 2014 Wolfson Lecture series on 'New Challenges for South Asian Writing in the 21st Century'.
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HHV-6 Glycoprotein Complex Formation is Required for the Folding and Trafficking of the Complex - Y.
HHV-6 Glycoprotein Complex Formation is Required for the Folding and Trafficking of the Complex, gH/gL/gQ1/gQ2 and its Cellular Receptor Binding; gQ1 - Y.Mori
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Mitral Valve Prolapse (Spanish)
This patient education program explains mitral valve prolapse and offers tips for keeping the heart healthy. It reviews heart anatomy, symptoms, complications, diagnosis, and treatment options for mitral valve prolapse (MVP). This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
This patient education program explains temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ). It reviews the anatomy of the jaw, plus symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for TMJ disorders. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
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5.1.3 Getting agreement with Faraday's law
James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) is arguably the father of electromagnetism, and unarguably one of the greatest physicists ever. Einstein called Maxwell's equations 'the most important event in physics since Newton's time, not only because of their wealth of content, but also because they form a pattern for a new type of law'. This unit will examine Maxwell's greatest triumph, the prediction that electromagnetic waves can propagate vast distances through empty space and the realisation that light
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2.1 Culture as socialisation

The cultural perspective has become popular in business studies because it offers a way of explaining performance and understanding difference. It is only one way of analysing business, but it is an interesting one as it focuses particularly on the insider point of view, or on what it is ‘really’ like to work in an organisation. There have been many definitions of organisational culture. One definition that is often cited is:

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5 Effective use of problem solving skills

The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work to represent your skills in problem solving within your study or work activities. This will involve using criteria to help you select examples of your work that clearly show you can use and improve your skills in problem solving. However, by far the most important aim is that you can use this assessment process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

Using problem-solving skills is n
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Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
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Fer de hache pygmée et petit villageois : histoire d’une blessure (Vidéo)


Un villageois cherche à s'approprier la force de travail et la plantation des habitants d'un campement pygmée installé en bordure d'une grande piste forestière en République Centrafricaine.


 Tout en soignant une grave blessure que son fils s'est faite au pied en manipulant une hache pygmée, il explique qu'il a appris auprès ...
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