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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Crown Forum: April 16, 2015
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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Emily Bronte and Wuthering Heights Clip
This video presents a wonderfully dramatic interweaving of the domestic lives of the highly literate Brontë family and representative selections from the novel. Wuthering Heights.  Clips from the Wuthering Heights movie are shown.

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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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The week ahead: Ground control to Bouncy Castle 1
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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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what we mean by the entanglements of social welfare and crime control, by exploring the tensions and relations between ‘watching over’ and watching out for’

  • understand policy responses and their relevance to the course

  • identify different kinds of evidence – in particular, visual evidence and interview evidence

  • demonstrate a development of skills in ICT, including h
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2.5 Corrosion processes: galvanic series

A similar concept to the electrochemical series that has been used by engineers for many years is the galvanic series (one example of which is shown in Table 2: here the list should be read down the columns rather than across the rows). It ranks metals and alloys in order of reactivity or
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Ancient Warriors - The Spartans 2/3
This segment starts with the importance of the shield in the Spartan army. This documentary video is a history of Spartan soldiers and is suitable for high school students.
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2.1 Introduction

In this section you will be spending time exploring a number of resources on the Web. As someone who is interested in IT, it is important that you feel confident about keeping up to date with technological developments. The Web is one of your best sources of information and news in this subject area, but you will need to develop a critical eye in order to sift through and analyse the material that you find online.

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Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)

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The Mortal Voice on the Ancient Greek Stage (audio)

Session 1 : Techniques vocales et espaces scéniques / Vocal Techniques and Theatrical Spaces

Président / Chair: James Chandler (University of Chicago)

Intervention de Sarah Nooter (University of Chicago)



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1.2.1 The role of the Eurobarometer

In 1973 the Directorate of Information of the European Commission instituted a survey of public opinion amongst the members of the EEC. So now, twice a year, a sample of about 1,000 people from each country are interviewed on topics related to European integration and EU policy and institutions. This survey of public opinion is usually referred to as Eurobarometer. The reports are initially published by the Commission in French and English, though they are subsequently made available i
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Technological innovation: a resource-based view
This free course, Technological innovation: a resource-based view, aims to provide you with an overview and introduction to a range of related concepts, ideas and debates which enable you to develop a critical understanding of capabilities in relation to technological innovation. It will enable you to develop a critical understanding of the development, management and application of some of the most important capabilities for technological innovation.Author(s): Creator not set

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2.1 What is modelling?

Modelling is about building representations of things in the ‘real world’ and allowing ideas to be investigated; it is central to all activities in the process for building or creating an artefact of some form or other. In effect, a model is a way of expressing a particular view of an identifiable system of some kind. Models are:

  • a means of understanding the problems involved in building something;

  • an aid to communicati
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