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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand certain minerals are required in the body and that some minerals form essential structural components of tissues

  • Understand that sodium, potassium, calcium and chloride ions are important in maintaining the correct composition of cells and of the tissue fluids around them (homeostasis)

  • Understand that some minerals are essential components of important molecules such as hormones and enzym
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Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Shelf Life Episode 6 - The Tiniest Fossils
You could easily mistake foraminifera fossils for flecks of dust, but these tiny specimens hold big insights about Earth’s climate. Scientific Assistant Bushra Hussaini, researcher Ellen Thomas, Curator Neil Landman, and intern Shaun Mahmood are preserving this invaluable collection. For more about how fossil organisms reveal the record of a changing Earth, head over to the episode website: http://www.amnh.org/shelf-life/shelf-life-06-the-tiniest-fossils This material is based upon work supp
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4.2.4 Make clear your perspective

Try to avoid speaking impersonally: 'This is the way it is…', 'It is a fact that…'. That will sound dogmatic and leaves no room for anyone else's perspective. Why not start, 'I think…'? A common abbreviation is IMHO (in my humble opinion) – or even IMNSHO (in my not so humble opinion). If you are presenting someone else's views, say so, perhaps by a quote and acknowledgement.


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Hundreds homeless after heavy flooding in Bolivia
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Hundreds of families in the Amazon community of Cobija are homeless after heavy flooding in northern Bolivia. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, national, and interna
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2012 March 1 - Part 5

Prof. Adams discusses the qualitative behavior of an energy eigenstate for an arbitrary potential.


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British teens arrested at airport, planning to join IS
Airport surveillance shows three male British teenagers suspected of planning to join Islamic State militants in Syria, being arrested at Istanbul's Sabiha Gokcen airport. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 bu
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The Ideal Refugees: Gender, Islam and the Sahwari Politics of Survivial [Book event]
Seminar given on 22 October 2014 by Dr Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (University College London and the Refugee Studies Centre), part of the RSC Michaelmas term 2014 Public Seminar Series. Refugee camps are typically perceived as militarised and patriarchal spaces, and yet the Sahrawi refugee camps and their inhabitants have consistently been represented as ideal in nature: uniquely secular and democratic spaces, and characterised by gender equality. Drawing on extensive research with and about Sahrawi refug
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Ben Parr: "Captivology"
The former editor of Mashable and cofounder of DominateFund examines the psychological phenomena that captivate our attention—and how we can leverage them to draw and retain attention for our ideas, work, companies, and more. Whether you’re an artist or a salesperson, a teacher or an engineer, a marketer or a parent—putting the spotlight on your ideas, insights, projects and products requires a deep understanding of the science of attention. In Captivology, award-winning journalist and en
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2.1 Evaluating discussion

The discussion of talk amongst children in Chapter 6 of Words and Minds is concerned with the adequacy of that talk for ‘getting things done’. The next activity will allow you to attempt a reduced version of a similar evaluation. It will also allow you to compare your evaluation with that provided by one of the unit team (in comments following each example). And, finally, it may also allow you to consider the extent to which you feel such evaluations are valid and useful.


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Structural Integrity: Materials Testing
How is safety built into the design of new structures? What sort of tests are used to ascertain the safety of proposed designs? Structural integrity, the study of the safe design and assessment of materials and structures under load, has become crucial in engineering design. Concepts within stress analysis have wide applicability, as there are very few manufactured components and products that do not experience any loading during their life. The tracks on this album demonstrate a selection of
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Sheila Burke, Former Chief of Staff to Then Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (1985-96), Research Fellow and Faculty Member, Harvard Kennedy School, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, and Senior Public Policy Advisor, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, spoke at HSPH as part of the Decision-making: Voices from the Field series on April 19, 2011.
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Join your guide Cory Fowler as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community.

This week Cory is joined by Daria Grigoriu and Galin Iliev from the Azure App Service team to talk about the DevOps Workflow available in Web App. Combining the use of Continuous Deployment, Deployment Slots and Role Based Access Control Daria and Galin show off an Enterprise ready release promotion strategy.


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1.3 Technology and society

IT systems are increasingly embedded in many aspects of our daily lives. But IT doesn't just exist in a vacuum – it has an impact on society, and society has an effect on it. It also has economic and political implications.

The end of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century are often compared to other historical periods of great technological change such as the Industrial Revolution. This is because of the huge changes that are happening in many aspects of
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Round 3: Facts and figures

Answer these questions

Question 1

Answer the follo
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8.5.2 Identify options that have a chance of success

Explore and compare the options available to you. Be critically aware of the different factors such as technical, commercial, political, academic or personal interests that may influence your choice of options.

How will you arrive at those solutions most likely to meet the agreed conditions for success? In comparing possible approaches you might use:

  • decision-making techniques: developing and applying a decision tree to help you select a
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