Population Growth- Baby Boom
After World War II had drawn to a close, the United States experienced unprecedented population growth that to this day has shaped the social and political landscape of the country, and changed how and where many Americans live. Known as the "baby boom," this population expansion took place between the years 1946 and 1964, with the peak occurring in 1957. The elevated birthrate, unparalleled in American history, added more than 50 million babies by the end of the 1950s. (Video is narrated with s
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Física I (2015)
El temario de la asignatura de Física I tiene como objetivo sentar las bases de las leyes y principios de la Mecánica Clásica. Se trata de una asignatura de carácter básico y aplicado dentro de la Física General centrada en la formación científico-técnica del alumno. El enfoque que se le da a la Mecánica siendo básico se haya orientado a la aplicación de esta materia al futuro mundo profesional de los ingenieros aeroespaciales. De esta manera se incide notablemente en el estudio del
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Surprise Health Findings from a Smartwatch
This talk will highlight several surprising findings we discovered from wearable sensing of autonomic stress data and physical activity in daily life. For example, we learned that sensing from the surface of the wrist can tell us more about certain neurological events – such as memory consolidation during sleep – than can the EEG. We have also created a wrist-worn seizure detector. Lately, we have demonstrated new analytics that adapt the motion sensors in common consumer devices to also pro
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Scottish literature is defined as literature written in Scotland or by Scottish writers, but is there such a thing as a literary and cultural identity which is distinctively Scottish?

This section of the OpenLearn Scotland collection is designed to stimulate thinking on the relationship between writing and identity. Learners are introduced to the work of two enormously influential figures in Scottish literature and culture: Sorley MacLean and Jackie Kay, the contemporary Scottish poet a
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XpertTest
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XpertTest was developed by Jennifer Coombs
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Scientists say drug delivery method improves cancer treatment
Nov. 24 - A new method of delivering drugs using magnetized nanoparticles could help combat cancer, according the international team of scientists developing the technology. Stuart McDill reports.
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Continuity of a Function
This video explains the three conditions that must be met in order for a function to be continuous at a certain point. The continuity of a function only exists if these three conditions are met. (0:55)
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Photon Momentum
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Relate the linear momentum of a photon to its energy or wavelength, and apply linear momentum conservation to simple processes involving the emission, absorption, or reflection of […]

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Sport and exercise psychology
Psychological factors can play a significant role in sport and exercise. In sport, psychological preparation could mean the difference between winning and losing, whilst in exercise psychological factors could dictate whether or not we decide to even start an exercise programme. What are the links between exercise and mental health and what does it really take to stick to a programme of regular physical activity? This material forms part of The Open University module E233 Sport and exercise psy
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1 The omnivores

As you work through this course you will come across boxes, like this one, which give you advice about the study skills that you will be developing as you progress through the course. To avoid breaking up the flow of the text, they will usually appear at the start or end of the sections.

As well as th
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2.10.1 Years

In this session you visit the musée Angladon-Dubrujeaud, where you find out about the life of the painter Vincent van Gogh.

Key Learning Points

  • Understanding and using the numbers 70 to 100

  • Identifying and using dates (years)

  • Distinguishing between Author(s): The Open University

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Natural History
A foreign landscape is revealed to a curious world by naturalist Mark Catesby. Interpreter Robb Warren talks about the man and his art.
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Scholar's Day: A Celebration of Excellence
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IPL: Using science to save dolphins, and whaling without a harpoon
Professor Steve Dawson's inaugural professorial lecture was delivered on the 7th of May. He spoke about his work on Hector's dolphins, and how this research very quickly became conservation research and the small population numbers became apparent.
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Seminario per insegnanti - Progetto JamToday 30 gennaio 2015

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@Google Presents Michael Nielsen: Reinventing Discovery
"In Reinventing Discovery, Michael Nielsen argues that we are living at the dawn of the most dramatic change in science in more than 300 years. This change is being driven by powerful new cognitive tools, enabled by the internet, which are greatly accelerating scientific discovery. There are many books about how the internet is changing business or the workplace or government. But this is the first book about something much more fundamental: how the internet is transforming the nature of our col
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • Part A:

  • describe in general terms what a business is;

  • demonstrate an appreciation of the concept of capital.

  • Part B:

  • identify the main types of business medium;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the key characteristics of businesses run as sole traders;

  • demonstrate an understanding of the key characteristics of businesses run in pa
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Inman Admissions Welcome Center dedication: Greg Zaiser '90 G'95
The Inman Admissions Welcome Center is an important part of Elon's recruiting and campus visit program and houses the offices of undergraduate and graduate admissions and financial planning. The Center is now the arrival point for more than 12,000 prospective students and their families who visit Elon's campus each year. The center was dedicated on May 1, 2015.
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Recent advances in measurement of seawater pH
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Hugh Doyle's research focuses on accurate measurement of the pH in seawater. He explains some of the short-comings of even the most accurate measurement tool: Spectrophotometry
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Egypt once again tries to try former president Mubarak, two financial clearinghouses merge and Bigelow Aerospace tests an inflatable space habitat
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