4.5 Sustainability of renewable energy sources
Access to safe, clean and sustainable energy supplies is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity during the twenty-first century. This unit will survey the world’s present energy systems and their sustainability problems, together with some of the possible solutions to those problems and how these might emerge in practice.
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3 Making notes
What is ecology and why is it important to our understanding of the world around us? This unit looks at how we can study ecosystems to explore the effect that humans are having on the environment.
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1.3 Activities

Activity 2A sets the scene by focusing on the ‘big picture’ where you will be asked to choose between four alternative visions of the future. This activity radically shifts the scale of investigation from the personal to the global. However, as with all Author(s): No creator set

4.3.1 ‘Players in the game’
Are you always the quiet one when it comes to group discussion? This unit will help you improve your working relationships with other people in groups of three or more. This unit also deals with project life cycles, project management and the role of the leader.
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3.2.6 The creative cycle
Are you always the quiet one when it comes to group discussion? This unit will help you improve your working relationships with other people in groups of three or more. This unit also deals with project life cycles, project management and the role of the leader.
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Discovering Friction
With a simple demonstration activity, students are introduced to the concept of friction as a force that impedes motion when two surfaces are in contact. Then, in the Associated Activity (Sliding and Stuttering), they work in teams to use a spring scale to drag an object such as a ceramic coffee cup along a table top or the floor. The spring scale allows them to measure the frictional force that exists between the moving cup and the surface it slides on. By modifying the bottom surface of the cu
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2.1 Who are the paraprofessionals?

So who are the paraprofessionals in the UK and, given the relatively recent need for their labour, where have they come from? As we noted earlier, the great majority of paraprofessionals are women. Between 1995 and 2004, The Open University trained some 3775 teaching assistants through its specialist teacher assistant (STA) course. Many of the women were mothers, and only 37 (about 1 per cent) were male. Heather Wakefield (2003), head of local government liaison at UNISON, emphasises the link
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Enhancing Humane Science - Improving Animal Research
This course provides a broad overview of diverse topics in the practice of and approaches to humane animal experimentation.
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How serious a threat does Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula represent to Yemen and the West?
Fawaz A. Gerges is a Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also holds the Emirates Chair of the Contemporary Middle East and is the Director of the Middle East Centre at LSE. Gerges is author of two recently acclaimed books: Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Harcourt Press, 2007), and The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The Washington Post selected The Far E
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Restoring Growth
The financial crisis and the great recession dealt the global economy a massive shock. How can growth be put back on a sustainable path? What policy lessons have we learned? And how should Britain respond? John Van Reenen is professor of economics at LSE and the director of the Centre for Economic Performance.
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4.9 Léxico básico

banco (el) bank (also: bench)
bar (el) bar (establishment)
cibercafé (el) cyber café, internet café
cine (el) cinema
Correos post office
hipermercado (el) hypermarket
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Leçon 7 : Les stratégies de réalisation documentaire - Denis Gheerbrant

Cette leçon est une invitation à découvrir l’œuvre de Denis Gheerbrant et à s'interroger sur notre rapport au réel :

Pourquoi a t-il choisi le Cinéma Documentaire ? Est-ce pour se confronter à l'imaginaire du monde ?

Qu’est-ce qui se répète d’un film à l’autre : L'expérience de la parole ?

Comment perçoit -il les évolutions d’une œuvre à l'autre ?

Quelle est sa manière d'organiser le champ sonore dans ses films (le réalisat
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Both Fields at Once?!
This lesson discusses the result of a charge being subject to both electric and magnetic fields at the same time. It covers the Hall effect, velocity selector, and the charge to mass ratio. Given several sample problems, students learn to calculate the Hall Voltage dependent upon the width of the plate, the drift velocity, and the strength of the magnetic field. Then students learn to calculate the velocity selector, represented by the ratio of the magnitude of the fields assuming the strength o
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1.4.6 Case study 3: Andrew’s death – a hospice death

Andrew was a 23 year-old car mechanic who had been suffering from indigestion for some months before the GP referred him to a hospital consultant, who after a series of tests diagnosed cancer of the colon, with liver secondaries. At this time Andrew was living alone in a small flat a few minutes’ drive from his parents’ home. Because the treatment which Andrew had agreed to involved a long recovery, he decided to move back home with his parents for a while so that he would have someone to
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1.4.2 Concepts of a good death

The concept of a ‘good death’ is highly contentious. Definitions vary according to different historical and cultural contexts. At certain points in history there has existed formal teaching about the proper conduct of death and dying, perhaps the most noteworthy being the medieval books on ‘the art of dying well’. These were often illustrated with woodcuts showing angels and devils at the deathbed competing for the dying person’s soul. The accompanying inscriptions explain
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Make the Leap

March 30, 2011 - The Consulting Club at MIT (CCM) is proud to present its annual Make the Leap event. Make the Leap brings together a panel of ex-graduate students who have embarked on careers at top consulting firms, as well as prospective graduates who will be joining consulting firms this year. The event addresses the transition process from graduate school to life as a consultant. More specifically, the moderated panel will discuss why and how to make the transition, how an advanced degre
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October 23, 2010 - Profs. Susan Ernst, Jocelyn Monroe, and Becca Neumann Professor Ernst, a professor of the Biology department and previous Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, gives advice on the application process for professorships. She describes what application packages include, what the key features of teaching and research statements are, and what search committees are looking for. She gives tips on how to put together an application package that stands out.
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Next steps
www……..gov.uk You can now access government directly through the web. E-government in action. While studying this unit you look at the scope of e-government, the databases that are necessary, the use of biometrics in identification and verification of identity and assess the usability and accessibility of websites.
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