ATV: a very special delivery
Early in 2008, an Ariane 5 rocket blasted off from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana. The rocked carried the most sophisticated lorry ever built – the European Space Agency’s Automated Transfer Vehicle, the ATV. From its first flight, ATV will play a vital role in International Space Station (ISS) servicing. Every 12 months or so, the ATV will haul 7.5 tonnes of cargo to the ISS, 400 km above the Earth. The video - addressed mostly to the youngsters- tells the story of a very special del
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5.2.1 Microwave
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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4.4.1 Voltage, current and resistance
BBC News 24, Sky News, CNN – we live in an era where news has become almost instantaneous. This unit will look at how news is gathered and the technology used for its dissemination. You will also be encouraged to examine how information might be manipulated by questioning its reliability.
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The Skills of Making Relationships
Lesson that requires students to think about the 3 key relationship skills and how they might put these skills into action.
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Activity 1 Life cycle earnings

The New Earnings Survey publish various labour market statistics including the following information.


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Isolation of an Unknown Bacterium from Soil
Soil contains a wider variety of microorganisms than in other types of environments. Many kinds of bacteria, algae, protozoans, yeasts, molds, and microscopic worms are present in soil. Bacteria are the dominant species found in soil and many of the biological changes that occur in soil are due to bacteria. These biological changes include fixation of nitrogen for photosynthetic plants, and the recycling of other important biological elements from the decomposition of plants and animals. This la
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導波回路論
Electromagnetic waves are used for broadcast, communications, and sensing in a great variety of frequency ranges which include microwave, millimeter-wave and optical frequency regions. The lecture explains the theory that is used for designing RF circuits based on guided waves.
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Estadística
Enfocament conceptual. L'assignatura d'Estadística introdueix els conceptes estadístics més necessaris en la formació d'un Graduat en Documentació, utilitzant un enfocament pràctic i aplicat. En aquest sentit, es dóna prioritat a l'adquisició de conceptes i mètodes aplicats per sobre de les demostracions matemàtiques excessivament formalistes.
Author(s): Ángel A. Juan,Blanca de la Fuente,Alicia Vila

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1.5.1 Rhetoric and rigour
Are you about to undertake a PhD in science, technology or mathematics? If so, this unit will help you to examine your work processes. You will consider and develop the nature of postgraduate work and look at the planning of work needed at doctoral level.
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Speed of Ascent
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Hacker and the CyberSquad race to reach the Good Vibration on staircases that grow at different rates and have steps of varying sizes.
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Caught in the Net
Bycatch can be defined as the act of unintentionally catching certain living creatures using fishing gear. A bycatched species is distinguished from a target species (the animal the gear is intended to catch) because it is not sold or used. Marine mammals (whales, dolphins, porpoises), seabirds, sea turtles and unwanted or undersized fish are some examples of animals caught as by-catch The incidental capture of these animals can significantly reduce their populations. The most well known example
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I Breathe WHAT??
In this activity, students will capture and examine the particles to gain an appreciation of how much dust, pollen and other particulate matter is present in the air around them. Students will place "pollution detectors" at various locations to determine which places have a lot of particles in the air and which places do not have as many. Quantifying and describing these particles is a first step towards engineering methods of removing contaminants from the air.
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1.2 The myth of the artist
Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue. But does knowing more about this dark artist's experiences help us to interpret his art? Or does understanding his motivations cloud their true meaning? This unit explores the biographical monograph, one of the most common forms of art history writing.
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Technology Panel at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0
Technology Panel at MIT Sloan Africa 2.0 Conference, April 1, 2011
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Proof You Went Psychotic Last Night
What happens when we sleep? In this short clip from a larger segment Matt Walker argues that we all went psychotic last night. (02:23)
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Seasons of the Year-Learn About Winter
In this video young students will learn about the season of winter. There are beautiful photographs illustrating various scenes of winter. There is no commentary and orchestra music plays in the background. This is a wonderful resource for introducing seasons and/or holidays in the classroom. Content is appropriate for the early childhood and/or preschool classroom. (2:45)
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Lino Printing Worksheet
Information about relief print and, in particular, lino printing. Includes instructions and examples of good work.
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Using, developing and sharing resources
Using, developing and sharing resources
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Senior Day Speaker Wangari Maathai
Watch video of Wangari Maathai, the 2004 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and founder of the environmentally conscious Green Belt Movement, receiving Vanderbilt University’s prestigious Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal May 12 during Senior Day. The Nichols-Chancellor’s Medal, which includes a cash prize, is one of the university’s highest honors and is given to individuals who define thekeep reading »
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1.1 A burst of evolution
Fossils are a glimpse into the distant past and fascinate young and old alike. This unit will introduce you to the explosion of evolution that took place during the Palaeozoic era. You will look at the many different types of creatures that existed at that time and how they managed to evolve to exist on land.
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