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Appendix 1 Terminology
Optical-fibre communications became commercially viable in the 1970s and innovation continues today. This unit will illustrate how very high data rates can be transmitted over long distances through optical fibres. You will learn how these fibres are linked, examine the technology used and assess the future direction of this continually developing area of communication.
Author(s): The Open University

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Kanban Paper Airplanes
Student groups act as assembly lines producing paper airplanes, and learn to apply engineering principles to manufacturing. Their objective is to create as many quality paper airplanes as possible at low cost. The teams see their production numbers increase by applying pull manufacturing and other techniques to increase efficiency, and optimize the production process. Ultimately, hypothetical profit is calculated for each group, to emphasize important aspects of the manufacturing process.
Author(s): GK-12 Program, School of Engineering and Applied S

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Pointing at Maximum Power for PV
Student teams measure voltage and current in order to determine the power output of a photovoltaic (PV) panel. They vary the resistance in a simple circuit connected to the panel to demonstrate the effects on voltage, current, and power output. After collecting data, they calculate power for each resistance setting, creating a graph of current vs. voltage, and indentifying the maximum power point.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Sea to Sky
In this lesson, students learn about major landforms (e.g., mountains, rivers, plains, valleys, canyons and plateaus) and how they occur on the Earth’s surface. They learn about the civil and geotechnical engineering applications of geology and landforms, including the design of transportation systems, mining, mapping and measuring natural hazards.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Patterns and Fingerprints
Students apply several methods developed to identify and interpret patterns to the identification of fingerprints. They look at their classmates' fingerprints, snowflakes, and “spectral fingerprints” of elements. They learn to identify each image as unique, yet part of a group containing recognizable similarities.
Author(s): Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP

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Glue Sticks Bend & Twist
Students use hot glue gun sticks to learn about the forces of tension, compression and torsion.
Author(s): K-12 Outreach Office,

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Drum Roll Please
This lesson gives students hands-on experience making a presentation, and allows them to present and defend their final decision to the class. Students commit to a final decision early in the lesson, then justify that decision. After making their decision they prepare their final presentations.
Author(s): Adventure Engineering,

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Asteroid Impact
Asteroid Impact is an 8-10 class long (350-450 min) earth science curricular unit where student teams are posed with the scenario that an asteroid will impact earth. They must design the location and size of underground caverns to save the people from uninhabitable earth for one year. Driven by this adventure scenario, student teams (1) explore general and geological maps, (2) determine the area of their classroom to help determine the cavern size required, (3) learn about map scales, (4) test r
Author(s): Adventure Engineering,

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Swinging Pendulum
This activity demonstrates how potential energy (PE) can be converted to kinetic energy (KE) and back again. Given a pendulum height, students calculate and predict how fast the pendulum will swing by understanding conservation of energy and using the equations for PE and KE. The equations are justified as students experimentally measure the speed of the pendulum and compare theory with reality.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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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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Next Steps
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.
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5.1.6 Only use reputable software and programs
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.
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Lois McNay: Political Ontologies and Radical Democracy
Humanitas Visiting Professorship Symposium on Women's Rights Professor Lois McNay (Professor of Theory of Politics and Fellow of Somerville College, University of Oxford) Political Ontologies and Radical Democracy www.crassh.cam.ac.uk
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Discovering Properties of Matter
What is matter? How do we define it? What are some of its properties that we can measure? Come learn all about this fundamental piece of science in this Wowie clip from the Children's Museum of Houston. Cynthia briefly discusses the following properties of matter: shape, texture, magnetism, fluorescence, and mass.  (0:59)
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
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Nonlinear Studies of Coronal Heating by the Resonant Absorption of Alfven Waves
A series of animations showing various quantities from a coronal heating simulation
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Compilation of FTIR Materials
Provides excellent tutorials on the principles of IR absorption, interpretation of spectra for structure determination, a spectral peak wizard, an authoritative glossary of spectroscopic terms, and links tutorials on how FT instruments work.
Author(s): Michael C. Martin

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VIs y funciones de bajo nivel para File I/O
En este módulo, se aprenderá a usar los VIs y funciones de bajo nivel para la entrada/salida con ficheros.
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