Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
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2.2.1 Reading diagrams: questioning what they say

With each of these diagrams, and with others you are trying to read, there are several questions you can ask.

  • What is the purpose of the diagram, that is, what is it aiming to tell us?

  • How is the information imparted?

  • What assumptions does it make about our ability to understand it?

  • What are we expected to remember?

  • How successful is it in doing all
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6 Correlation

Activity 5

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This activity demonstrates how a simple correlation analysis can be carried out. Correlations tell us about the relationship between pairs of variables. For example:
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Culture File: Mexico #22 - Pharmacies
Learn essential Mexican cultural information with SpanishPod101.com! In this 25-lesson English-language series, you’ll hear about cultural topics ranging from important economical activities and tourist destinations to history, influential figures, and traditions in Mexico. You’ll know more about Mexico than the locals in no time! In this lesson, you’ll learn about Pharmacies, while building your Spanish vocabulary. [...]
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A quick start guide to server side JavaScript programming with Node JS. Links to more information are provided.
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Global America Unit 21
As the turn of the century approached, the pendulum of American politics and social structures began to swing back toward conservativism. With immigration from Asia and the Americas on the rise, the face of America changed rapidly. This unit examines the competing forces of ethnic and American identity in a world dominated by globalization and one remaining “superpower.
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The Ocean Waves of Hawaii
So often students are asked study information about oceans, read about oceans, and understand oceans.  Yet, what if they have never taken a trip to actually SEE the ocean?  This video will allow you to take a beach break with the relaxing sounds of these ocean waves. No narration, simply the sounds of nature. (08:11)
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Plan National de formation : École et droit - Journée de sensibilisation pour une formation ...

L’objectif principal de cette journée de sensibilisation à la culture juridique est d’aider les personnels de l’école ou de l’EPLE à prendre une décision éclairée lorsqu’une situation professionnelle met en jeu les principes du droit. Déjà au cours des années 70, André Legrand nous expliquait, dans son ouvrage L’école dans ...
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Are You Sleeping?
This video is the English version of Frere Jacques. At the bottom of the screen, the large words appear so that the young viewer can read and sing along.
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • define and use each of the terms printed in bold in the text;

  • understand the properties of nucleotides, how they contribute to secondary and tertiary structures of nucleic acids at the molecular level, and how torsional states are maintained in cellular DNA;

  • understand the different composition and roles of nucleic acids in the cell and their interactions with each other and with agents that cau
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Conclusion

Section 1 Superconductivity was discovered in 1911, and in the century since then there have been many developments in knowledge of the properties of superconductors and the materials that become superconducting, in the theoretical understanding of superconductivity, and in the applications of superconductors.

Section 2 A superconductor has zero resistance to flow of electric current, and can sustain a current indefinitely. The magnetic flux remains constant in a completel
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1.8.1 The experience of Hillsborough

We have explored the challenges of entering into situations which are ambiguous and open to competing interpretations. But what happens in a situation where nobody knows what is going on, where established meanings have collapsed altogether? Tom Heller gives a graphic account of such a situation in his description of his experience of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster.

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Derived copy of Energy Flow through Ecosystems
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe how organisms acquire energy in a food web and in associated food chains Explain how the efficiency of energy […]

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4 References and further reading

There are a wide range of perspectives on science–society relations. In part, this is reflected in the different readings listed below. They have been chosen to address issues that we feel are relevant to current debates about science–society relations.

Durodié, B. (2002, April 12). ‘Why I think a dialogue with the public will undermine science’, The Times Higher Education Supplement, p. 16.

Gibbons, M. (1999). Science’s new social contract with society, Natur
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Outstanding Grads 2012: Jose Escobar Castro
An interview with an extraordinary CSUN student we profiled in our Newsroom commencement article at: http://blogs.csun.edu/news/2012/05/graduates-4/ directed, shot and edited by Krishna Narayanamurti interviewer/producer: Carmen Ramos Chandler executive producers: Vance Peterson and Stacy Lieberman assistant editor and production assistant: Jacquil Constant music by Impact Music Library special thanks: Lee Choo and Rayetta Esquibel © 2012 California State University, Northridge.
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Cardiac Cycle
This animated short clip shows how the heart works as a pump to deliver blood to all parts of the body.  Animation shows the heart muscle and the cycle of blood through arteries and veins in various stages.  (01:51)
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UFO Photos
This is a selection of photos that show UFOs without explanation. The music may be distracting. (04:31)

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Calculating medicines for children: applying standard formula
This RLO is aimed at providing examples of how to calculate medicines, specifically for children but it relates well to any aspect of calculating medicines.
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7 Poems that don't rhyme

Are poems that don't rhyme prose? Not necessarily. Virginia Woolf (1882–1941), a novelist rather than a poet, and T.S. Eliot (1888–1965), known particularly for his poetry, both wrote descriptive pieces best described as ‘prose poems’. These look like short prose passages since there is no attention to line lengths or layout on the page, as there was, for example, in ‘Mariana’. When you study Shakespeare you will come across blank verse. ‘Blank’ here means ‘not rhymin
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Art History Questions : Famous Women Photographers
Famous women photographers include Annie Leibovitz, Karen Wisniewski, Jody Cobb, Margaret Bourke White, Dorothy Allen and Julia Margaret Cameron. Study the photographic work of women throughout history with tips from a successful artist and history teacher in this video about famous artists. Carlos Navarro is an artist and history teacher at Design and Architecture Senior High, in Miami, Fla., who was born in Havana, Cuba.

(Filmmaker: Paul Muller)

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