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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Increasing the Retention of Under-Represented Groups Part 2
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Virtual Cell
Virtual Cell is an online video game developed by the World-Wide Web Instructional Committee at North Dakota State University. The players take control of a tiny virtual submarine that explores plant and animal cells from the inside! Players learn about organelles, respiration, and photosynthesis. The game requires a fast Internet connection and a Java-enabled browser.
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Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #6 - Speak Japanese Like a Pro When You Know Your Learning Profile
Between all the social networking websites and online memberships, you’re up to your ears in profiles. You probably can’t even keep them all straight but did you know there’s really only 1 profile you need to know? Ok, well that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but when it [...]
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Klartext 20110405
Tisdagens Klartext handlar bland annat om att kriget i Elfenbenskusten nu verkar vara över. Vi berättar också om att politiker i riksdagen är missnöjda med att myndigheten Försäkringskassan stänger sina kontor ute i landet. Därför har de nu bett regeringen att rädda kontoren. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
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Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #13 - Powerful Spanish Learning Technique - Learning Through Opposi
This Spanish video lesson will give you even more Spanish opposites, so stop your ’searching!’ You can ‘find’ all the Spanish resources you need for opposites right here in this lesson! You’ll get get access to one of the most powerful tools for learning Spanish! This Spanish video series is a brand new way to learn [...]
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Stop motion filmpjes maken
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Tijdens deze les leren leerlingen hoe ze een stop motion filmpje kunnen maken. Naast de lesvoorbereiding vind je in deze bijdrage ook een handleiding waarin stap voor stap uitgelegd wordt wat de leerlingen moeten doen om hun filmpje te maken.


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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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MacRetina
MacRetina simulates data from retinal ganglion cells in the eye to the brain. By sampling neural activity while stimulating the retina with small spots of light, students can see the dynamic excitatory and inhibitory responses of these neurons in the simulation, and map the organization of the retinal region that drives the cell's receptive field. MacRetina is modeled accurately on published data and is a realistic simulation of a lab experiment that would otherwise be beyond the reach of the
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3.2 Exploring your quality of life
There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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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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Collaborative Work During Interventional Radiological Procedures Based on a Multicast Satellite-Terr
Collaboration is a key requirement in several contemporary interventional radiology procedures (IRPs). This work proposes a multicast hybrid satellite system capable of supporting advanced IRP collaboration, and evaluates its feasibility and applicability. Following a detailed IRP requirements study, we have developed a system which supports IRP collaboration through the employment of a hybrid satellite-terrestrial network, a prototype multicast version of wavelet based interactive communication
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Life in the City
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they take a close-up look at biodiversity in a city park. The site opens by telling kids that, despite appearances, a great deal of biodiversity exists in cities. That from tiny mites to mighty trees, thousands of species thrive there. It then takes them to a slice of life from a thriving city park, where they are asked to find 10 hidden critters living alongside the trees, plant
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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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Improved transport shipment of different varieties of bananas
A report on the study done to (1) identify the existing handling practices in the transport shipment of bananas using the modified non-refrigerated vans, (2) determine the profitability of the existing and improved practices in banana transport, (3) reduce losses in mixed varieties of banana through development of local and export-oriented postharvest technology packages, (4) create awareness of the basic concepts of handling, packaging, storage and transport of bananas and; (5) develop product
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2.1 Understanding an artist's art
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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8 Improving your study reading skills
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
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4 Starting your learning contract
What is your experience of work and what did you learn from this experience? This unit will enable you to reflect upon what you have learned from work and support you in improving how you learn at work. It will encourage you to think critically about work-based learning and review your own professional knowledge and skills.
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Learn with Pictures and Video S2 #20 - Don’t Shop in Spanish Without These Words
You’re at the Mall of Spain, and you can’t get over how huge it is! It’s so big that you get a little overwhelmed and forget the Spanish words for what you came to buy. You look in a few stores and speak Spanish with a few people, and quickly you regain the confidence you [...]
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