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1.2.4 Surgical methods of contraception

Surgical methods are by and large the most drastic and irreversible ones, ranging from castration to relatively untraumatic tube-tying. Because of the psychological and physiological side-effects, surgical removal of the testes or ovaries is not generally carried out for contraceptive reasons alone, although these operations may be carried out for other reasons, such as the presence of malignant tumours. Any kind of surgical sterilization can be physiologically traumatic for a woman, as it in
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SMU Honors Convocation 2015
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De wetenschap achter constructies
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Deze themapagina van het NEMO Science Center richt zich op het bouwen van een constructie. Uitdagingen zijn onder meer:

  • een tipi bouwen met een krant;
  • een toren bouwen met bekers;
  • bouwen met spaghetti;
  • architectuur bij dieren;
  • zelf een …

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Weather & Meteorology : What Causes Hail?
Hail is formed in large thunderstorms when the clouds are high enough in the sky for the water within them to freeze. Find out how hail is able to grow to the size of a golf ball or softball with help from a meteorologist.  Video is short and good quality and is appropriate for elementary level students of grades three through five.
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6.1 Defining amplitude

Another important property of a sine wave we need to be able to specify is its amplitude. In essence, the amplitude of a sine wave is its size. Unfortunately there are various ways of defining what is meant by the size of a sine wave, and you are likely to come across many of them in material you look at outside this unit. Before I explain what our definition is, it will help matters if we look at what is meant by the average value of a sine wave.

Figure 16 shows a sinusoidally a
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Lolly Lolly Lolly Get Your Adverbs Here
A tried and true cartoon format, the Schoolhouse Rock songs were a favorite in the 70's and 80's. This one gets kids singing about the definition and proper use of adverbs with loads of examples. An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adverb, or adjective.  (3:00)
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President Nixon 1969 Inaugural Address
President Richard Nixon delivered his first inaugural address on January 20, 1969. (17:49)
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • define ‘operations’ and ‘operations management’

  • identify the roles and responsibilities of operations managers in different organisational contexts

  • identify the operations management aspects of your own work

  • apply the ‘transformation model’ to identify the inputs, transformation processes and outputs of an organisation

  • identify the operational and administrat
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Introduction

The underlying premise of this course is that we are all experts in different ways, and that our different experiences and understandings are of value. Inclusive education is presented and discussed as under construction, both in educational settings and as a concept. The materials to be found in this course are largely rooted in the social model of disability and human/disability rights frameworks.

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1.2 Connecting human and non-human nature

Environmental responsibility – caring and generating accountability – requires interaction between human and non-human nature. For example, from a caring perspective what matters in climate change might constitute, say, the continued existence and protection of an arctic wilderness (Figure 3). But this necessarily involves a conne
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The Mallard Duck
This video describes how to identify a Mallard Duck as well as the
characteristics of the bird including location, behavioral habits, and diet. Run time 01:08.

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Mega-Tsunami Documentary, Part 2 of 2
Is this science-fiction or a possible future reality? This is the award-winning documentary on Mega Tsunami, giant waves that could destroy the East Coast of the United States of America. Written, produced, and directed by Thom Goddard. (06:54)
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Discovering Science Around Us
Discovering Science Around Us - This video looks at how science is all around us and shows how a special exhibition is teaching this to young students. (01:19)
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Westward Expansion Overview
A two minute video from the viewpoint of a pioneering family. Lacks insights and the ending is questionable as to merit.
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18.024 Multivariable Calculus with Theory (MIT)
This course is a continuation of 18.014. It covers the same material as 18.02 (Multivariable Calculus), but at a deeper level, emphasizing careful reasoning and understanding of proofs. There is considerable emphasis on linear algebra and vector integral calculus.
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Content within individual OCW courses is (c) by the individual authors unless otherwise noted. MIT OpenCourseWare materials are licensed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a Creative C

L'Esthétique et l'art du point de vue d'une anthropologie complexe (2/3) (audio)


Cycle de conférences Edgar Morin : Globalité et complexité (2/3)


Organisé par le Collège d'études mondiales et la Fondation Calouste Gulbenkian.


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Proof: sin(a+b) = (cos a)(sin b) + (sin a)(cos b)
In the video, the instructor explores the proof of the trig identity sin(a+b) = (cos a)(sin b) + (sin a)(cos b). In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students.
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3.5 Meaning and language-based methods

In recent years many psychologists have become interested in language as an important human ‘product’ (the symbolic data described in Section 2.3 above). There are various ways in which psychologists analyse conversations, data from interviews and written texts. One of the most popular methods is content analysis
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5.1 The interview as a selection method: pros and cons

Traditionally, the interview has been the main means of assessing the suitability of candidates for a job. Almost all organisations use the interview at some stage in their selection process. Similarly, most applicants expect to be interviewed. Interviews are useful for assessing such personal characteristics as practical intelligence and interpersonal and communication skills. The interview can be used for answering applicants’ questions, selling the organisation and negotiating terms and
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