Photosynthesis
This three minute video slowly explains the process in green plants and certain other organisms by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source. Most forms of photosynthesis release oxygen as a byproduct. The importance of light is also explained. A good introduction.


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1.1.1 Where do we get our energy from?

The world's current energy systems have been built around the many advantages of fossil fuels, and we now depend overwhelmingly upon them. Concerns that supplies will 'run out' in the short-to-medium term have probably been exaggerated, thanks to the continued discovery of new reserves and the application of increasingly advanced exploration technologies. Nevertheless it remains the case that fossil fuel reserves are ultimately finite. In the long term they will eventually become depleted and
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MSc in Strategic Marketing student video Nikolaos Zagkas
MSc in Strategic Marketing student Nikolaos Zagkas talks about his Cranfield experience
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1.3 Sources of characters

Activity 3

Click on 'Sources of characters' below and read ‘Sources of characters’. This outlines the main methods of finding and developing fictional characters.

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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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Plate Tectonics Animation
This thirty-second animation shows the continents as they drift apart from Pangaea to present time. No audio needed. (00:31)
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Michael Maltzan Lecture - Part 1
October 8, 2015 Lecture
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Digital Portfolio Pre-Pro (#8)
Everyone can use a digital portfolio. It is a way to portray who you are and what you can do. This video begins the construction of a digital portfolio that will continue throughout this series of videos. You start with the site map.  The homepage links out to subpages.[11:21] 
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Spanish: Tener
Learn how to conjugate the irregular verb TENER with its stem changing properties. For beginning to intermediate learners.
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
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How to Use Adjective Phrases
This is an interesting video that describes what an adjective phrase is and how to use it.  The teacher demonstrates with sentences on her computer screen. It can help students understand the usage and importance of these phrases. (1:21)
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Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to rebuild our world from scratch | Talks at Google
17 April, 2014 Google UK About the book: If civilisation were brought to its knees by a virus, a nuclear winter or an asteroid -- taking with it the accumulated wealth of our technical and scientific prowess -- what knowledge would you walk away with? Would you be able to describe the working of an internal combustion engine or a microscope? Individually, most of us (even scientists, confined to their specialised fields) are more ignorant than we care to admit about the basic processes of the
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Make an Erupting Volcano With Science Bob
A classic science experiment using vinegar and baking soda.  What child doesn't like an erupting volcano??  Make one at home, right on your kitchen counter. 

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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
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Massive 'murmuration' of starlings in Israel's skies
Thousands of starlings fly together in a 'murmuration', forming beautiful moving dark clouds in southern Israel's sky. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
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Basic Japanese #13 - Numbers 1001-10000
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re not sure if the happenings of the past few days are due to luck, conscientiousness, or some combination. Your friend’s father has offered you a part-time job in his Japanese flower shop. Your friend and you had helped him take inventory in his silk flower shop. You used the time [...]
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Lesson 2 - Saying 'Goodbye'
How do you say 'Goodbye' in Russian? This show teaches you a couple of ways to do that. As you listen, the images below will help you visually.




- Пока, Эмили.
- Пока, мам.



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Global Economic Update: November 2014
Professor Joe Nellis gives his latest update on the global economy and also reviews the economic outlook for the eurozone and the United Kingdom.
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9.1 User trip

This section introduces a simple method of investigating product use. Even such simple methods can provide useful information to guide product redesign and new product development.

The essential idea of user trips is simple: you just take a ‘trip’ through the whole process of using a particular product or system, making yourself a critical observant user.

The only way to learn how to make these user trips is to try one or two for yourself. You will be surprised how much you fi
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