RVC 14 - VETAID - Helping small farmers in Africa
Have you ever been wondering if the efforts of Medecins Sans Frontieres in providing development and emergency aid to developing countries are matched by the veterinary profession? At least since Nick Short co-founded VETAID, the British daughter organisation of the European Veterinaires Sans Frontieres, vets from the UK have actively been trying to help the lives of thousands of Africans by helping them improve the health of the animals they live with. Listen to the podcast to find out more abo
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California Gold Rush
Done with actors, this video shows the attraction and importance of the Gold Rush. The treatment of minorities is also described in the rush for greed. The importance to California statehood also is shown.
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8.3 Worship in temples and street shrines

Apart from being intensely visible, participation in devotional practice at temples and festivals is extremely widespread within popular Hinduism. If we make allowance for regional and sectarian variations, we can gain some truly representative insights into a central preoccupation of living Hinduism. As in Section 6, I would like you to look
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand more about the science that underlies the development of genetically modified organisms and in particular how gene transfer is brought about

  • know something of the potential benefits and uncertainties associated with gene transfer and the high levels of technical ingenuity involved

  • understand more the science that underpins the development of Golden Rice and understand why the usefulness o
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The Graeco-Roman city of Paestum
What can archaeological remains tell us about early cities and the people who lived in them? This album examines the important remains of one city, Poseidonia in Italy, founded towards the end of the 7th century BCE by colonists from the Greek city of Sybaris. Although only twenty-five per cent of the site has been excavated to date, much of its history and culture can be traced through its buildings, inscriptions, and decoration. After it became a colony of Rome in 273 BCE, it became known a
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4.2.2 The significance of the average energy

The average thermal energy of the atoms in a solid indicates how much they are 'rattling' or vibrating around their mean positions. Since the atoms are close together, virtually touching, and because atoms are almost incompressible, they cannot get much closer. But they can get further apart. So, since thermal energy is manifested in the vibrations of the atoms, bigger vibrations mean that the atoms must spend more time further apart. On average then, there is a tendency for a solid to expand
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SAT Prep: Test 4, Section 4, Part 3
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems.  This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
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Gideon vs. Wainwright
This is a video recreation with poor audio. It is at best the reason that this case reached the Supreme Court.

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Story of the World- The Middle Ages-Japanese Knights
This spirited reading of author Susan Wise Bauer's Story of
the World history series brings to life the stories and records of the
peoples of ancient times.  This chapter is about Japanese Knights.

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Architectural Elements: Roof Types
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17.508 The Rise and Fall of Democracy/ Regime Change (MIT)
Coups, civil wars, revolutions, and peaceful transitions are the "real stuff" of political science. They show us why politics matters, and they highlight the consequences of political choices in times of institutional crisis. This course will help you understand why democracies emerge and why they die, from ancient times to the recent wave of democratization in Southern Europe, Eastern Europe, and the developing world. Few things are more dramatic than the collapse of a political system, whether
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The History of World War One, 1914-1918
The History of World War One 1914-1918. This is a very short video that goes over the major events about the war. Real footage provides insights into the conditions. Good for students for  this time period.  (01:08)

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1. A powerful force for perception and understanding

‘Imagery is a powerful force for perception and understanding. Being able to “see” something mentally is a common metaphor for understanding it. An image may be of some geometrical shape, or of a graph or diagram, or it may be some set of symbols or some procedure.’

(Open University, 1988, p. 10)

This course uses the word visualisation synonymously with mental imagery. It happens as
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Specific Heat Capacity And Latent Heat Practice Questions
The learning objective in this clip is to practice using specific heat capacity and latent heat formulas in the same question.  Several examples are explained and solved on the screen. (9:22)

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand observation as a research method

  • reflect on an experience of research studies with children which use observation as a data collection tool

  • understand the difference between a quantitative and qualitative approach to research

  • distinguish between describing and explaining in a research study.


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References

Donaldson, M. (1978) Children's Minds, London, Fontana.
O'Connell, B. and Bretherton, I. (1984) ‘Toddlers’ play alone and with mother: the role of maternal guidance’, in Bretherton, I. (ed.) Symbolic Play: the development of social understanding, London, Academic Press.
Rogoff, B. (1990) Apprenticeship in Thinking: cognitive development in social context
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UK Budget and Global Recovery Plans
In Part 5, our experts examine the British economy in light of the recent Budget, and assess whether a global recovery may be on the horizon.
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Gordon Brown: Science and our Economic Future
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown delivers the 2009 Romanes Lecture, arguing that investment in science and the next generation of scientists is key to the UK's future competitiveness.
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Steeds meer jongeren lopen een soa op. Chlamydia blijkt de koploper: ongeveer 1 op 20 jongeren tussen 15 en 29 jaar zou hiermee besmet zijn.

In dit dossier lees je:

  • de belangrijkste feiten en cijfers van chlamydia bij jongeren;
  • een overzicht van …

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Search for clues, bodies in German Airbus crash
Lufthansa's CEO describes "shock and sadness" following the Germanwings Airbus crash that killed all 150 people on board as investigators scramble to find answers. Vanessa Johnston 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
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