1.6 The human impact on the atmosphere: the coming of the industrial age

There is no doubt that CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere. The record from Mauna Loa charts a continuing rise in CO2 concentration since measurements began in 1958, when the level was 315 ppm; the value had reached about 370 ppm by the end of the 20th century, and hit more than 378 ppm in 2004. Important as changes in atmospheric CO2 undoubtedly are (see below), we need to be aware that this is not the whole story of human-induced greenhouse forcing. In par
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Indian Raga Music
The music of North India is mesmerising, and shrouded in tradition and culture. There, raga is the art of life - it is the music of the mind. The tracks in this album focus on three instruments - the tabla, the alap and the voice - all central to the existence of Raga. Each instrument is broken down into the individual sounds that make up the intricate compositions. Performances on all three complete this introduction to the fascinating sound of Raga. This material is drawn from The Open Unive
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The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice
Stuart H Newberger, author and international lawyer gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. A book colloquium featuring Stuart H Newberger, an international lawyer who represented victims of the terrorist plot hatched by Colonel Gaddafi that brought down French Airlines Flight 772. His latest book The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice tells the story of how he fought for justice for seven of the 170 people killed in one of the deadliest acts of terrorism in hist
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How Dragonflies Begin Their Lives
This video shows how Dragonflies begin their lives and nymphs.  It provides information about nymphs and their predatory lifestyles.  It includes footage of nymphs killing and eating their prey.  This video could also be used to study life cycles as well as dragonflies. (02:35)
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Introduction

This course invites you to explore the relationship between social work and law and the meanings attached to these terms.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 2 study in Health & Social Care


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6.7 Modelling with objects
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.
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Juf Jannie : Kinderboerderij
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Juf Jannies kinderboerderij is een thematische, educatieve woordenschatapp voor kinderen van 1 tot 7 jaar rond verschillende gevisualiseerde thema’s waarin kinderen heel wat nieuwe woorden tegenkomen.
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Google Scholar Can be a Starting Point for Research
A colleague once said that students can't use Google for research, because they don't know how to search properly. She was primarily concerned that inexperienced researchers do not know how to identify legitimate online resources. Google Scholar solves this problem by providing books, articles and even legal documents on virtually any subject. (There is no sound.) (01:53)
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11.3 Controlling cookies in Internet Explorer

It's important to remember that you have the ability to control cookies.

This exercise will take you through setting a level of security on cookies using Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6, while the next page deals with Mozilla Firefox version 1 (you do not have to be online to do this exercise).

Using Internet Explorer

  • Open your browser.

  • On the top menu bar of the browser choose Tools > Internet Options.

  • <
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REC100 Session 2 Fall 2011
REC100 Dimensions of Leisure Session Two 09/21/11 Mary Lou Cappel
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1.5.2 Ways of organizing yourself

How do you organize yourself?

Activity 12

Make a note of how you organise your:

  • emails

  • internet bookmarks or favorites

  • computer files


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2.3 Computer systems

So far, I have introduced the major components of a computer, namely a processor along with input and output devices, plus main and secondary memory. I now want to explore three of these components a little further, starting with input devices.

Input devices have to collect some information from outside the computer and present it to the computer as data which is in a form the processor can work with. (Strictly speaking, ‘data’ is the plural of the Latin word ‘datum’. But in the
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Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial
This tutorial covers how to evaluate websites for credibility. It discusses the differences between the different domains and how to check to get the best information.
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emotions in reflection and reflexivity
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"Hogzilla" - do pigs get very large in the wild?
Wild Detectives investigates the legend of the giant "pig monster" named Hogzilla.  A hunter shot a giant wild boar and claimed it was over 3 meters long; investigators dig it up and measure it.  A documentary for kids. 3:07.
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TWEAKING GENERAL RELATIVITY: MOND RELATIVISTIC GRAVITY THEORY AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR DARK MATTER ...

The success of the standard concordance cosmological model in predicting the primordial abundances of the light elements, and modeling the power spectrum of fluctuations of the cosmic microwave background have suggested to many that its ingredients are all one needs to understand galaxies and galaxy systems. However, a number of ...
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The Dark Ages
This three-minute video is about the the second century A.D. when the Roman Empire was the beacon of learning, trade, power and prosperity in the western world. It shows some images that may be offensive to some. Not much depth in terms of data, but it does paint a picture of what life was like. (03:05)
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5.1 Energy services

Except in the form of food, no one needs or wants energy as such. That is to say, no one wants to eat coal or uranium, drink oil, breathe natural gas or be directly connected to an electricity supply. What people want is energy services – those services which energy uniquely can provide. Principally, these are: heat, for warming rooms, for washing and for processing materials; lighting, both interior and exterior; motive power, for a myriad of uses from pumping fluids to lifti
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Supply chains: Smart cars
What happens when you bring the best of two famous brands together? What sorts of innovations can emerge, and how is a brand image created for the new product? The Smart car came about as a result of a collaboration between car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz and Swatch, the Swiss watch maker. This album examines the innovations behind the Smart car, its supply chain, and its assembly line in Hambach, France, where a finished car is produced every 96 seconds. With its major suppliers situated on the
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