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Surgical Resident for a Day
In this activity, students will become surgical residents for the day. As a team, they will be asked to use surgical instruments to complete a task inside of a black box. They will be able to see inside of the box with the help of a "laparoscope" (webcam and flashlight). This activity is intended to show the students one application of medical instruments, as well as to allow them to see first had how form fits function. They will also realize that an engineer's job does not end with a finished
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Classroom Triangles
In this activity, students will use bearing measurements to triangulate and determine objects' locations. Working in teams of two or three, students must put on their investigative hats as they take bearing measurements to specified landmarks in their classroom (or other rooms in the school) from a "mystery location." With the extension activity, students are challenged with creating their own map of the classroom or other school location and comparing it with their classmates' efforts.
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Sneaking Up On Sneakers
This activity explores why different types of sneakers are used in a variety of common sports. It connects how engineers analyze design needs in sneakers and everyday items. The goal is for students to understand the basics of engineering associated with the design of different types of athletic shoes. Sneakers are one of the most commonly worn shoes in our American culture. They provide comfortable support for our feet as we go about our active lives as students, athletes, educators, and engine
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Discovering Friction
With a simple demonstration activity, students are introduced to the concept of friction as a force that impedes motion when two surfaces are in contact. Then, in the Associated Activity (Sliding and Stuttering), they work in teams to use a spring scale to drag an object such as a ceramic coffee cup along a table top or the floor. The spring scale allows them to measure the frictional force that exists between the moving cup and the surface it slides on. By modifying the bottom surface of the cu
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • evaluate technical descriptions of communication protocols and demonstrate your understanding of their operation;

  • describe the characteristics of circuit-switched and packet-switched networks, and of connectionless and connection-oriented modes in packet-switched networks;

  • describe the role played by primitives in the OSI reference model;

  • explain how ‘vertical’ and ‘hori
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1.1 Supporting the professionals

To gain a better understanding of the teaching assistant's role, it is helpful to consider the ways in which different kinds of professionals are supported by paraprofessionals. Just as there are teaching assistants in schools, there are equivalent roles in other areas of work. For instance, in the health service the work of nurses is supported by ‘health care assistants’, and in social work ‘personal assistants’ provide support to children in care (‘looked-after chil
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit, you should:

  • be able to discuss how the UK's teaching assistant workforce came into being;

  • be developing your understanding that teaching assistants are part of a wider, paraprofessional workforce in the public services of health, social services and education;

  • have insights into the diverse roles and responsibilities of teaching assistants, and their distinctive contributions across the UK;

  • be able to identify
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How serious a threat does Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula represent to Yemen and the West?
Fawaz A. Gerges is a Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the Emirates Chair of the Contemporary Middle East and is the Director of the Middle East Centre at LSE. Gerges is author of two recently acclaimed books: Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Harcourt Press, 2007), and The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The Washington Post selected The Far E
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The Verdict: did Labour change Britain?
We've had Mandelson's memoirs, Blair's book and Brown biographies: in this lecture Polly Toynbee and David Walker look at what the Labour government in power from 1997 meant for people's lives by charting what it accomplished. Polly Toynbee is an author and a political and social commentator for the Guardian. David Walker edits Public and was formerly chief leader writer of the Independent. They are co-authors of The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain?
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Automated Reasoning
Automated Reasoning - Nicholas Gibbins Keywords:automated reasoning , analytic tableaux , resolution
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By the end of this unit, you should have developed a knowledge and understanding of:

  • the differences between spoken and written English;

  • the factors that influence use of grammar and vocabulary in speech and writing;

  • the different ways in which grammar has been described.

Introduction

Some people think that the difference between speech and writing is that people use longer words in writing. In some writing this is true, but there are also significant differences, many of which are grammatical. In this unit you will develop knowledge and understanding of the differences between spoken and written English, factors that influence our use of grammar and vocabulary in speech and writing, and different ways in which grammar has been described.

This unit is an adapted extr
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Vaccinologie 2011 - Epidémiologie : discussion

Thème : Vaccination antigrippale et immunodépression

Titre : Vaccinologie 2011 - Epidémiologie de la grippe

Auteurs : Jean-Louis KOECK, Isabelle BONMARIN, Fabrice CARRAT

Résumé : Vaccinations : études épidémiologique dans une population générale : questions-réponses

Les auteurs n’ont pas transmis de conflit d’intérêt concernant les données diffusées dans cette vidéo ou publiées dans la référence citée.
Conférence enregis
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Multicolr Zoeken Lab
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Evaluatie GIP : Formulier
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Dit formulier is gemaakt om de mondelinge presentatie en de GIP-bundel van de leerlingen uit 6 BSO Houtbewerking te evalueren.

Als PAV-leerkracht ben ik lid van de jury maar ik mag vanuit PAV geen cijfer bijdragen in de totale GIP-score. …


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Epithelia: Pseudostratified, Transitional, and Glands
The fourth of 11 selected histology lectures, this PowerPoint file features slides for teaching the second portion of epithelia histology. Only slides containing illustrations and microphotographs are included. Although text slides are not provided, image slides featuring text are intact.
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Sensory Exam: Anatomy: Dorsal Column-Medial Lemniscus
The axons from the 1st order neurons located in the dorsal root ganglion enter the dorsal root entry zone and then ascend in the dorsal columns on the same side of the cord until they reach the 2nd order neurons in the medulla. Axons from the 2nd order neurons cross at the level of the medulla and then travel near the midline in the medial lemniscus. By the time the medial lemniscus reaches the rostral pons it has moved laterally and at this point it is in close proximity to the spinothalamic tr
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Introduction

This unit helps you to acquire the basic language to find your way around a French town. You will learn how to understand and give directions, ask about accommodation, book a hotel room at the tourist information office and get information about what to see and do in the local area. You will visit some museums in Avignon and buy a film for your camera. This unit also deals with telling the time and making liaisons in speech. By the end of the unit, you will feel more confident understanding a
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1.2.1 Death and Tolstoy

Inevitably, the way in which people deal with death, whether by denial or by the construction of a complex system of beliefs and myths, leads to questions about the meaning of life. For Julia Neuberger this is the lesson of death. ‘It is nothing to fear of itself, but it concentrates the mind powerfully in examining what it is we mean by life’ (Neuberger and White, 1991, p. 13).

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Learning outcomes

After completing this unit you should be able to:

Knowledge and understanding

  • evaluate end-of-life care approaches in the UK and challenges to care delivery.

Cognitive skills

  • evaluate the usefulness of theoretical models of death, dying and bereavement;

  • recognise the relevance of critical social perspectives associated with death, dying and bereavement.

Practical and/or professional skills
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