French Lesson - Dans la Ville (In the City), Part 6
Learn French by learning vocabulary words for buildings in the city. As the native French speaker recites the words, the words and the appropriate images appear. There is no English spoken. Each French phrase is spoken once. For beginning to intermediate learners. This video features a picture within the picture, so the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' to see the smaller image.
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EN-7. Dead wood, dendro-micro-environments and biodiversity (Vidéo)

Marion Gosselin proposes a focus on the dead wood, which is an essential component of the forests. The linked biodiversity, the saproxylic species, indeed represents 25% of the forest biodiversity. On the basis of an understanding of its functioning and of its benefits, she highlights a real preservation issue linked ...
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Engage Super League: A Skills for Life Learning Resource.
An interactive learning resource booklet on the subject of Rugby League, designed to offer the family fun educational activities to improve basic maths and English.
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How to register for a class
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege How to register for a class About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation making it the fir
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand methods of introducing film music to secondary school pupils

  • understand how the concept of music accompanying image can be applied to skills of composition

  • understand how to develop techniques of appraising and analysing film music through classroom activities.


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1 Crossing boundaries: a case study

A number of situations put a strain on the idea that caring is just an extension of 'being ordinary'. These include times when people are giving intimate care. Since the normal rules do not apply in these circumstances, we have to develop a set of special rules to guide practice, thinking very carefully about the core question: 'How can boundaries be respected in situations where intimate care is being given?’'

This question will be explored through a fictional case study set in a res
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Poem "And if it snowed..." by Simon Armitage (read by Tom O'Bedlam)
Simon Armitage is from Huddersfield in Yorkshire. The poem is about everyday events related in the everyday speech of the working-class of this northern town, which gives it a gritty realism. I'm trying to give the impression of a Yorkshire accent. The phrases look like cliches but they're not - their familiarity punches the message home. People do good things and bad things. The good things he did were long term and planned. The bad things he did were brief, impulsive lapses from his us
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The Inner Truth of Tomatoes
Professor David Morley presents the 5th Poetry Challenge. This episode is about finding subjects for your poems, challenging you to "break out of the usual poetic subjects and make something new from something that is defiantly and wonderfully unpoetic".
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2 Finding the data

Only by establishing clearly the present position in the school is it possible to plan properly how to achieve improvement.

(Creese and Earley, 1999)

To participate in the setting of realistic targets, governors need access to information about the school's current performance and that of similar schools.

A wealth of data is available, in different formats and from varying sources. The is
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5.3.2 Effects of structure on viscoelasticity

If a single measurement of ER(t) is taken at an arbitrary but fixed interval of time, say 10 seconds, then it will vary with temperature in a way rather similar to the viscoelastic master curve. Such a curve for atactic polystyrene is shown in Figure 48, where the various zones of behaviour are identif
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Materiales extremos, reciclaje y arquitectura digital (Extreme material, recycling and digital archi
The research is centered on the study and analysis through the disciplines of design and communication of how surfacing artificial nature is currently produce and how it is affecting the environment and the contemporary society.
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Exploraci?n de relaciones entre analog?as y bocetos durante la generaci?n de ideas en dise?o industr
An exploration on the analogy-based idea generation process in industrial design is reported. In particular we try to identify relationships between the sketching process and the analogy building in order to elicit requirements for a supporting software. We use concurrent think aloud protocols to obtain experimental data and an extension of a proved content oriented schema to analyze them. Statistical analysis on segments containing .analogical chains. found relations between analogical and desi
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Software design of maintainable knowledge-based systems for building design
Identifying and establishing a basic structure for knowledge representation is one of the keys to successful design of knowledge-based computer systems. In Building Design and Construction, this initial knowledge structure can be achieved by utilizing a query driven approach to software engineering. As (user) queries reflect the user's demand for in/output, it is natural to link the overall user dialogue with key elements in the knowledge base direct connections between user screen and objects i
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Monterey Bay Aquarium
California travel tips host Veronica Hill takes you inside the Monterey Bay Aquarium in Cannery Row, just two hours south of San Francisco beside the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Almost 2 million people visit here every year, making it one of California's most popular attractions.  More than 623 marine species are on display, so allow at least 3 hours to fully enjoy the aquarium's galleries, touch pools and exhibits. You can easily spend the entire day here. (02:38)
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Virtual Reality in Architectural Education: Defining Possibilities
Introduction: virtual reality in architecture Virtual Reality (VR) is an emergent computer technology for full 3D-simulations, which has a natural application in the architectural work, due that activity involves the complete definition of buildings prior to its construction. Although the profession has a long tradition and expertise in the use of 2D-plans for the design of buildings, the increasing complexity of projects and social participation requires better media of representation. However,
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3.3.2 Benzene, toluene and xylene

In addition to benzene itself, the catalytic reformer also produces ethylbenzene, toluene and the isomeric xylenes directly. The demand for ethylbenzene is always great as a source of styrene monomer, but toluene does not find great use apart from a relatively small application in polyurethane. This is why most toluene is de-alkylated to increase overall benzene production. A similar problem exists with the xylenes:

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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
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Rioters protest census in Mauritania
Sept. 29 - Demonstrators threw rocks and set fire to a car in Mauritania to protest a government census they say discriminates against blacks. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Dioptre air-verre
TP virtuel (réalisé avec SEMM Labs http://semmlabs.univ-lille1.fr/) permettant de mesurer l'angle de réfraction d'un dioptre de séparation air-verre en fonction de l'angle d'incidence.
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4.3.4 Ionic polymerization

Free radicals are indiscriminate in the compounds they attack, and their non-selective nature in polymerization reactions leads to problems such as chain branching and transfer which affect the structure of the polymer produced. Anionic polymerization overcomes many of these problems.

A typical commercial (but also see Box 8
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