Energy resources: Hydropower
Hydroelectric energy is ultimately solar energy converted through evaporation of water, movement of air masses and precipitation to gravitational potential energy and then to the kinetic energy of water flowing down a slope. That energy was harnessed for centuries through the use of water wheels to drive mills, forges and textile works, before being supplanted by coal-fired steam energy. The free course, Energy resources: Hydropower, considers hydropower as a potential source of useable energy.
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Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
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The fascinating phenomenon of superconductivity and its potential applications have attracted the attention of scientists, engineers and businessmen. Intense research has taken place to discover new superconductors, to understand the physics that underlies the properties of superconductors, and to develop new applications for these materials. In this unit you will read about the history of superconductors, taking a brief look at their properties. You will also learn about modelling the proper
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Orphan Works 3: The Role of Private & Public Registries
One question regarding orphan works is the role public and private registries might play in any orphan works solution. The most obvious of these registries, the Copyright Office's own registration and recordation system, provides a wealth of copyright information but has limitations based on both technological requirements and the fact that registration and recordation is not mandatory in the United States. There are other registries that have ownership information, and there has been some sugge
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2.7 A gene ‘for’ obesity?

So far we have mostly emphasized the way in which different environmental factors may affect body weight and provide a partial explanation of both individual cases of obesity and the increase in average body weight that has been so clearly documented in both North America and Western Europe during the last two decades. There is also marked individual variability in body weight. For example, any weight between about 58 and 78 kg would be regarded as ‘desirable’ for a person of height 1.77
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Werkblad met info over hoe je sleutelwoorden kan terugvinden in een tekst. Nadien volgen er een aantal oefeningen waarbij leerlingen de sleutelwoorden aanduiden.


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Cuban Sandwich
Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/canola/recipe3.html CIA Chef Tucker Bunch shows us how to make a classic sandwich, the Cuban. The Cuban sandwich is a variation on a ham and cheese, and was originally created in cafes catering to Cuban workers in the early Cuban immigrant communities of Florida. The sandwich is made with ham, roasted pork, Swiss cheese, sour kraut, mustard, and canola mayonnaise.
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UNIVISION FERIA ES EL MOMENTO @ CSU Dominguez Hills
www.YouTube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe] On Saturday, Oct. 5, California State University, Dominguez Hills will welcome thousands of Spanish-speaking families to campus for the fifth annual Educación: Feria Es El Momento.
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College of Charleston Friends of the Library
The College of Charleston Friends of the Library advances the interests of the Addlestone Library as the leading intellectual and cultural force in the community. Membership dollars add depth to research collections with strategic acquisition of books, databases, and journals. They also build the collection of rare materials through new acquisitions and the conservation of fragile books and manuscripts we currently own. And, gifts to the Friends of the Library also support lively, thought-provok
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Groundwater
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, as shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many reas that do not have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a wo
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Jessica Stern: "Post-Sochi: Where LGBT Rights are Getting the Gold and Getting Prison Terms"
You can find out more at: http://www.iglhrc.org The Atlantic Magazine recently did a story, How Sochi Became the Gay Olympics. Yet, Russian law describes LGBT people as pedophiles. President Museveni of Uganda signed into law a far-reaching bill that sentences "repeat offenders" to life imprisonment and makes it illegal to not report suspected homosexuals to the police. And in the southwestern United States, the Arizona legislature passed a bill that allows businesses to refuse service to anyo
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GS-05: Adding transitions between pages and states
In this movie, learn about the unique interaction-based Timeline in Flash Catalyst and how to create transitions that animate or move between two states of a design.
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This course looks at how units if inheritance are transmitted from one generation to the next. First you will look at what happens to the chromosomes of animals and plants during the process of sexual reproduction. Then you will examine how genes are transmitted in particular patterns from generation to generation. These two approaches combine to illustrate how the patterns of inheritance can be explained by the behaviour of chromosomes during sexual reproduction.

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Measurements of thermoregulation, respiration and metabolic depression in the edible dormouse (Myoxus glis) during the early stages of torpor, hibernation and aestivation, indicate remarkable similarities in the profile of physiological changes for all three adaptive phenomena, suggesting that they are controlled by essentially the same mechanism. The capacity for adaptive hypothermia in animals is clearly determined genetically and is manifested in cells from many different tissues. N
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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
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The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
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Introduction

There are many environmental reasons why coal is a rather undesirable source of energy. Burning it introduces large amounts of gases into the atmosphere that harm the enviironment in a variety of ways, as well as other, sollid waste products. Coal extraction leads to spoil heaps and mines that scar the landscape, land subsidence that affects roads and buildings, and in some cases water pollution.

With apparently so little going for it, why do we rely so much on coal to meet our energy n
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Volcanoes from Around the World
This video shows photographs of volcanoes from around the world. It is set to music and each photo gives the location of the volcano. It shows both dormant and erupting volcanoes. Music may be a bit distracting to the viewer. (06:07)
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Both vitamins and minerals are essential in the diet in small quantities.The term ‘vitamin’ was not coined until early in the 20th century, to describe those chemicals in food without which a pattern of deficiency symptoms (often called a deficiency syndrome) occurs. Minerals, also called mineral elements, are those elements other than carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen that are found in the body.

This free course, Nutrition: Vitamins and minerals, looks at the two main gr
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