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The powerful and majestic carnivores are the focus of many television documentaries. In this unit we will delve into the lives of these fearsome hunters and explore their physical adaptations and social behaviour. This is the fifth unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
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Unknown desert vine
These leaves appear dry due to the lack of moisture in the desert environment. The leaves are leathery to the touch because they have waxy surfaces to keep moisture for the plant.
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President Shelton Addresses UA Foundation's National Leadership Council
University of Arizona President Robert N. Shelton, PhD., addresses the University of Arizona Foundation's Board of Trustees and the National Leadership Council about the value of private philanthropy to the UA's research and scientific initiatives, including the Biosphere 2 and the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center.
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Ocean Planet: Rough Cut Galapagos Flyby
The Ocean Planet is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution which opened in Washington DC on April 22, 1995. A part of the exhibition was a computer flyby of the Pacific Ocean developed in the SVS. This animation represents a stage in the development of that flyby.
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Rubin: Americans want cuts - and spending
July 1 - Eighty percent of Americans want deficit reduction - but they also want entitlements, says Robert Rubin, former U.S. Treasury Secretary and co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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I love that Teaching Idea

I really don't promote too many other websites that are basically the same as my own but I came across I love that Teaching Idea and found it has loads of great teaching ideas just like we do.&nb
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Make Science cool again with the surfing Scientist

The Surfing Scientist is a great collection of videos and tutoirals on how to do some simple yet effective science experiments with younger students and teeenagers.  Really easy to follow and highly recommended.  Author(s): Creator not set

Wapens tegen spam
You can understand a verbal explanation of business products
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 3 Month Old: Normal: Cranial Nerves
The vestibulo-ocular reflex evokes a full range of conjugate eye movements. The baby should also be able to visually track 180 degrees in the horizontal plane. Facial expression is full and symmetric. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
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3.1 Introduction

Reading 3

Read Chapter 9 of Cultural Worlds of Early Childhood, ‘Aspects of teaching and learning’, by David Wood, attached below. In this reading Wood addresses three main issues. First is the concept of gro
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4 Why do social workers need to know about the law?

From our discussion of social work and the meaning of law you will already have some answers to this question. We will now bring them together and relate them to wider debates about the content of the social work curriculum.

We have seen that there are few right answers in social work. However, if practitioners do not know where they stand legally they cannot begin to do their job properly because they will not be able to give appropriate advice and support to service users. They will a
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3.5 The European Court of Human Rights

Section II of the European Convention on Human Rights comprises thirty-three articles, which are all related to the setting up and conduct of proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights. They include, for example, the power to make rules governing how applications are made to the Court, how the Court is conducted, how judges are appointed to the Court and their period of appointment. Each HCP is able to appoint one judge to the European Court of Human Rights.

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Resonance: Radio, Wineglasses, Opera Singers and Cycles
Resonance is the quality of transmitting even tiny signals between systems that are tuned to the same frequency. Given that cycles of common period are found pervading many different disciplines, perhaps an explanation may be found in resonance. An example is the 160 minute (and associated 80 minute cycle) cycle, found in biological systems, outer planetary spacings, the rotation rates of planets, asteroids and binary stars, solar oscillation and flux and galactic cores. A cosmic pervading vibra
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6.3 Devices for automatic control
Are you a technophobe? Bluetooth, Ethernet WiFi – are they terms that mean nothing to you? This unit will gently guide you to an understanding of how devices 'talk' to each other and what technologies and processes are involved. You will also look at wired and wireless communication technologies, introducing you to some of the key methods involved.
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ICESat First Light Release: Following ICESat
In this visualization we ride along with the ICESat spacecraft as its laser measures detailed changes in surface topography. This was produced in support of the ICESat first light release.
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Significant Digits
Scott Starks
This module is part of a collection of modules intended for students enrolled in PreCalculus (MATH 1508) at the University of Texas at El Paso.
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Measuring Community Structure
A plant community can be sampled using a "wandering quarter" survey, a plotless survey method that requires no set-up and minimal equipment. Participants zig-zag from tree to tree, always heading in the same general compass direction. Data collected can be used to calculate several common measures of plant community structure, including species richness, species diversity, relative basal area, stems per hectare, relative dominance, and importance value. Hypotheses about the effect of various abi
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