3.2 Stage 1: Finding out about the exam paper

As a first step, it is a good idea to find out as much as you can about the exam paper for your course. Find out how your exam paper is set out, the way the questions are organised, and what weight each question carries in terms of marks. Different papers adopt different formats. Some require multiple-choice answers. Others ask for essay or short paragraph answers. Some require technical or numerical answers. Reading the instructions on the exam paper is particularly important, as the followi
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3.2 Analogue things

In I claimed that we lived in an analogue world, but put off defining what the term ‘analogue’ means. Here is a starting point: analogue quantities are ones that change continuously.

It is easy to misread this definition. What it does not mean is that analogue quantities are ones that change continually, or all the time. So what does it mean? We need an example.

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La prohibition des drogues et de l’alcool en pays chrétien et musulman : approche historique

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How does using collaborative reasoning and analogies affect class discussions?
Listen to interview with Dr. May Jadallah (mjadall@ilstu.edu) School of Teaching and Learning about student collaborative reasoning and use of analogies in discussions. Lin, T., Anderson, R., Jadallah, M., Kuo, L., Wu, X., Hummel, J., Miller, B., Nguyen-Jahiel, K., Morris, J., Kim, I., & Dong. T. (2012). Children’s use of analogy during collaborative reasoning. Child Development, 83(4), 1429-1443.
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BLOSSOMS - Sorting Algorithms (English Subtitles)

This lesson is about sorting algorithms and the methods used to sort lists of items. It aims to teach students logical thinking skills and how to divide problems into steps to be solved by a computer. It is recommended that students have knowledge of one programming language.


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Doodle Face
Coloring is a very relaxing practice of creativity and even meditation, and can be very calming. There is no narration. Notice the artist uses paper with a grid which helps with the symmetry of the face. (13:42)

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2.3 Threats to the living planet

An idea, a relationship, can go extinct, just like an animal or plant. The idea in this case is 'nature', the separate and wild province, the world apart from man to which he adapted, under whose rules he was born and died. In the pas
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Renewable Natural Resources
Describes what a renewable natural resource is and why they are important. grades 5-9. No narration, only subtitles and nature sounds. 1:09 min.
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Close Reading For Understanding Workshop 15
Fifth-grade teacher Dana Robertson models strategic reading, and teaches his students the strategies readers use to comprehend the text. He then continues with small group instruction while other students work independently.
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1.4.1 Try some yourself

Activity 8

If a litre is one cubic decimetre, how many litres are there in a cubic metre?

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Since a litre is one cubic decimeter, the questi
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11.5.5 Chance

Another important source of inventions and scientific discoveries is chance, which is strongly associated with acts of insight. As well as the sort of painstaking work that either precedes an invention or goes into the steady improvement in performance, in the development of most inventions there's a moment when chance plays a part. Often people are looking for one thing but find another – perhaps working on one technology when they stumble on the principles behind another. The skill of the
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It's Time We Met: A Tokyo Teenager Visits the Museum
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2.5 ‘Difference’ and identity

If differences on the basis of gender, ethnicity and disability are socially constructed, how should people view their identities, for example as men, or disabled people, or people of African–Caribbean origin? Where do such identities come from, and how useful are they in explaining people's experience of communication in care services?

Foucault’s ideas about changing discourses, and the ways in which they construct people's view of the world, can be applied to issues of ethnicity a
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17.3 Choosing appropriate materials and manufacturing process

The choice of materials and manufacturing process for a particular new product is an important aspect of the innovation process. It is not necessarily the case that the materials chosen for the early prototypes of an invention are those best suited for the larger-scale manufacture of the innovation. Choice of materials can affect the performance, quality and economic manufacture of most new products, so it's important to choose wisely.

While inventors and designers usually need to seek
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss processes upon and within, and internal structure of, differentiated icy bodies (primarily large satellites) in comparison with the terrestrial planets

  • describe the conditions that may be required to originate and foster life in an icy body and discuss the likelihood of their having occurred

  • recognise the moral and ethical issues of landing spacecraft on potential life-bearing worlds and app
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Introduction

From the moment that Galileo dropped two cannonballs of different sizes and weights from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa mankind has been fascinated by the impact of gravity. This unit looks at gravity, its impact on objects and how the energy involved in the movement of objects is dispersed or stored.

This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from How the universe works (S197) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, yo
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2.1 Introduction

Every receptor has to be able to recognize its particular ligand in a specific manner, and become activated by it in such a way that it transmits the signal to the cell. We shall deal with receptor specificity and activation mechanisms. Then we shall see how the same principles of specificity and activation also apply to intracellular receptors.


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2.2 Darwin, Linnaeus and Simpson

Activity 1

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In the first clip, Dr. Colin Patterson introduces and explains Darwin’s ‘tree of life’, image, shown below (Figure 3). This was the only image incl
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"The Road Not Taken" Poem by Robert Frost
Here is a black and white virtual movie of the head (photograph) of Robert Frost "reading" probably his best known poem, "The Road Not Taken."
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Spanish Listening Comprehension for Advanced Learners #1 - A Mexican Business Presentation
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Do you find yourself missing the nuances in Mexican Spanish conversations? Would you like to understand more of what’s happening around you in daily life in Mexico? Then this Mexican Spanish Listening Comprehension for Advanced Learners series is for you! In each lesson of this five-part series, you’ll see an [...]
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