Michael Adams on The Boomer Impact
Environics co-founder, leading pollster, and author, Michael Adams, delivers a lecture on the Boomer Impact, drawing on the insights and research in his latest book Stayin' Alive: How Canadian Boomers Will Work, Play and Find Meaning in the Second Half of Their Adult Lives. This lecture was produced in collaboration with the Literary Review of Canada.
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Why Does Earth have Different Seasons?
This video discuss why we have the different seasons. It discusses the axis and shows are it links the two poles.  Also discusses the tilt of the Earth and how it affects the seasons of the year and the length of day and night.  It shows the tilt of the Earth on the autumn and spring equinox and summer and winter solstice.  Video is a good explanation of the seasons, why we have the seasons, and the tilt of the Earth.  Good vid
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
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Dynamical Systems
What is a dynamical system? When we talk about systems in the most general sense, we are talking about anything that takes in a certain number of inputs and produces a certain number of outputs based on those inputs.
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GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 14, Part 2 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and
Episode 14, Part 2 "First Person Victim: Using Interactive Drama and Tragedy to Create Awareness about The Consequences of War". This video of our March 31st, 20101 research meeting will feature our friend Henrik SchÃ¸nau Fog, PhD Fellow in Mediology who will present his game First Person Victim, a project that he developed with a team of other researchers from Aalborg University, which situates the player in the middle of a war scenario as a civilian. It's a fascinating project, so don't mis
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After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:

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We have already seen the way in which texts gain meaning from other texts by the operation of contrast, but multiple texts are useful to the textual analyst in another way. Looking at a large number of texts dealing with the same subject â€“ celebrity â€“ enables us to detect common themes and narratives (stories), to the extent that with enough repetition we become able to talk about the representation of that subject. Working through a large number of texts about celebrities, we beco
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This Part is about showing that you can develop a strategy for using and improving your information literacy skills, monitor your progress, and evaluate your overall strategy and performance. The evidence you present must show what you have done as you worked through the processes of planning strategically, monitoring, evaluating and presenting your work. Part A must relate directly to the work you have selected for Part B.

You must present evidence to show you can:

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The purpose of this assessment unit is for you to create a portfolio of your work that shows you can improve your information literacy skills and apply them within your study or work activities. A central aim is for you to use the process to support your learning and improve your performance overall.

You will need to show that you can search for, select and critically evaluate information. Using information literacy skills effectively involves applying your skills appropriately in diffe
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Leerlingen moeten herleidingen uitvoeren met oppervlaktematen en de oppervlakte van een concertzaal berekenen. Om de oppervlakte te kunnen berekenen moeten ze weten hoe ze de oppervlakte van een rechthoek, een trapezium en een cirkel …

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SUNY Oswego 2010 Annual Report - The Village
SUNY Oswego's new residential complex adds to the vitality of the campus community.
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In this activity, we examine in more detail the design decisions that affect accessibility for different groups of disabled students. The activity will help you to create accessible resources, or can be used as a basis to inform your discussions with those who create such resources on your behalf.

We introduce the process of including accessibility considerations in the specification of online learning resources, including 10 principles for accessibility that can be included in a specif
Author(s): The Open University

China Geography
This video deals with the various geographical landmarks that surround and make up  China. One of the largest deserts in the world the, Gobi Desert, stretches across the nothern part of China. The Balankyla, Himalayan, and the Kunlun mountain ranges are one of the many mountainous terrains that settle in China. One famous mountain, Mt. Everest, is the most tallest mountain in the world that
stands at about 29,035 ft high. The Taklamakan Desert is so hot that even before the raindrops

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Astronomy Students Find 1,300 New Asteroids
This video starts at 20 seconds. The video is an interview with students who have used computers to help them discover new asteroids. This might be motivational for students who feel that only professionals can be of help in terms of finding objects in space.
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Early Japan Feudalism
During the 600s, Japan used China as a model of knowledge for their country. Nobels and officials would be sent to China for "selective borrowing" (Japan selecting the best part of Chinese culture while preserving their own unique identity). Japan created government and writing systems that are similar to the Chinese. During the Heian Period (794-1185), Japan created highy refined culture and arts. Proper etiquette, appearance, and education was very important. This eight minute video is a lectu
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Economics Scarcity and Opportunity Cost
This is a two minute video that explains what opportunity cost is and what it means. Very good explanation, but the sound is a bit weak. A good video to show students when explaining this economic concept. I use it to also teach decision making in terms of homework and other obligations as well as needs and wants.
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Crater Lake, North America
Crater lake, part of North America's cascade range, is a product of volcanism and this one minute video It shows how a volcano created the crater. Excellent graphics, but not much about the lake itself.
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Europe Geography
A five minute video with good illustrations and maps that helps show Europe and what makes it up. The video explains why so many people in Europe and offers other insights that many resources don't provide. The main rives and other features are also shown.
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The Ancient Empire of Ghana
The Ghana empire was the first great empire in early African history.
The Ghana empire became rich by taxing Muslims who traveled to sell gold and salt. They were the first to make iron and this two minute video explains why these items made this country/empire such a rich country. The video also explains how a Muslim invasion destroyed the empire.

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