Light vs. Heat Bulbs
Students measure the light output and temperature (as a measure of heat output) for three types of light bulbs to identify why some light bulbs are more efficient (more light with less energy) than others.
Author(s): Office of Educational Partnerships,

Bridge Types: Tensile & Compressive Forces
Students explore how tension and compression forces act on three different bridge types. Using sponges, cardboard and string, they create models of beam, arch and suspension bridges and apply forces to understand how they disperse or transfer these loads.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

Cost Comparisons
Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

Marine animal tracking
The following lesson is an introduction to the ideas and implications of animal tracking. Animal tracking is a useful method used within science and commercial industries. For instance, when planning the development coastal areas, animal presence and movement should be taken into consideration. The lesson engages students in an activity to monitor animal foraging behavior on a spatial scale. The students will break into groups and track each otherâ€™s movements as they move through a pre-determi
Author(s): Engineering K-Ph.D. Program,

Turning the Air Upside Down
Students develop their understanding of air convection currents and temperature inversions by constructing and observing simple models.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

How Tall Are We?
Kindergartners measure each other's height using large building blocks, then visit a 2nd and a 4th grade class to measure those students. They can also measure adults in the school community. Results are displayed in age-appropriate bar graphs (paper cut-outs of miniature building blocks glued on paper to form a bar graph) comparing the different age groups. The activities that comprise this lesson help students develop the concepts and vocabulary to describe, in a non-ambiguous way, how height
Author(s): Engineering K-Ph.D. Program,

Vice-Chancellor's End of Year Review
Professor Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick, takes a look back over the last year at Warwick including our success in the RAE, our research and international partnerships, student achievements and campus developments.
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• Observe good laboratory practice by wearing gloves; latex or nitrile gloves are best.

• Do not re-sheath needles or sharps unless unavoidable due to the nature of the work.

• Dispose of all syringes and sharps in designated containers (labelled â€˜sharpsâ€™); when these are full they should be taken for commercial disposal
Author(s): The Open University

U.S. says Gaddafi weakened but not defeated
U.S. military officials say Gaddafi is not close to a military breaking point even though coalition strikes have seriously degraded his fighting power. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Text and Annotation
Presenters: John Pestian, Wendy Chapman, Scott DuVall, Brett R. South
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This section gives advice and guidance to help you compile and present a portfolio of selected work. You are strongly advised to read through this section so that you have an idea of what is expected.

The key skills assessment units provide an opportunity for you to integrate your development of key skills with your work or study. You may choose to concentrate on skills that you need to develop and improve for your job, for a new course, or personally to help you keep abreast of new dev
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9.1.3 Re-sizing a window
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

9.1.1 What is an rtf file?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

14. After Mill: Bastiat and the French laissez-faire Tradition (continued)
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5.1 What is a computer virus?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

4.1.1 Who?
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

3.1.4 Copying text
Frightened of the internet? This unit will help you make effective use of the internet, giving you the basic skills required for using web-based resources. Useful tricks and tips are provided as well as information on web browsers, the main features of a browser window, how to look at websites, using hyperlinks, searching for information on the internet, copying text, avoiding computer viruses, and using PDFs.
Author(s): The Open University

Titre : Table ronde : Positionnement et missions des DIM (1)

- Qu'en est-il de l'indÃ©pendance des DIM ?

- Quelles sont les compÃ©tences attendues d'un mÃ©decin DIM et quel est le rapport avec la SantÃ© Publique ?

- Par rapport Ã  toutes les tÃ¢ches et missions remplies par le mÃ©decin DIM ( domaine de la qualitÃ©, du dossier patient, du SIH...), sont-elles toutes lÃ©gitimes ? lesquelles rentrent vraiment dans le cadre
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Titre : Table ronde : Positionnement et missions des DIM (2)

Intervenants : Marie-Paule CHARIOT et Christophe SEGOUIN.

Avec la participation de : Le CNIM, Le collÃ¨ge des DIM de CHU, La confÃ©rence des PrÃ©sidents de CME de CHU, La confÃ©rence des PrÃ©sidents de CME de CH.