Workshop 4: Conceptual Change
With Dr. Peter Hewson. In this workshop, we explore the role played by prior knowledge in the learning of new science ideas. Only when a new idea is understood, accepted, and found to be useful does it begin to be exchanged for a previously held scientific belief. The workshop examines how teachers’ ideas about teaching and learning may be altered as they eng
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1.2.1 Heating and cooling the Earth: the overall radiation balance

The Sun emits electromagnetic radiation with a range of wavelengths, but its peak emission is in the visible band - the sunlight that allows us to see. The wavelength of radiation has important climatic implications, as we shall see shortly. For now, we are mainly interested in the overall rate at which energy in the form of solar radiation reaches the Earth.

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Op de site van deze auteur vind je korte teksten die je op verschillende manieren in de klas kan gebruiken, bijvoorbeeld:
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  • vind de verschillen tussen het Nederlands en het Engels;
  • rubrice
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SMU Political Science Professor Cal Jillson says it looks like Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has the edge over Democratic State Sen. Wendy Davis in the race to become the next Texas governor and the only real question may be how wide will the margin of victory be.
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Meeting the demand for clean, low-cost energy in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way is one of the defining issues of our time. Solar power can be a big part of the solution; however, ensuring it is affordable and scalable requires significant scientific and engineering breakthroughs. Explore the potential of solar energy and learn how UW researchers are combining basic scientific research in chemistry and physics with the powerful tools of molecular engineering, advanced materials an
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Video link (see supported sites below). Please use the original link, not the shortcut, e.g. www.youtube.com/watch?v=abcde

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In this Beginner lesson, you’ll learn Japanese words about things that you find in your wallet. Visit us at JapanesePod101.com, where you will find Japanese lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! How would you react if someone [...]
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This eBook will teach you what it takes to become a coach. It describes the history and the future of coaching, coaching associations, certification requirements, competencies of a Personal and Business coach, the difference between coaching and other professions and what you need to jump-start your own coaching practice. You will learn to create a Business and Marketing Plan, set up multiple streams of revenues, determine your coaching niche and much, much more.This eBook is filled with real li
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As you have now seen, the concept of the ‘new economy’ has inspired a number of studies that compare the effect that new technologies have had on economy-wide productivity in previous eras with the effect that IT has – or has not yet – had in the current era. I shall now ask another question, still along the lines of ‘what's new in the new economy?’, but this time from a more microeconomic perspective, which focuses on the individual firm and industry rather than on the whole econ
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8 Multiple plate collisions and the end of the Iapetus Ocean

The document attached below includes the eighth section of Mountain building in Scotland. In this section, you will find the following subsections:

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    • 8.2.3 Summary of Section 8.2

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2.2 Identity and identities

Self-identity

In the previous section we considered the importance of people’s individual biographies to an understanding of who they are. Such biographies play an important part in making us who we are. In this section we will explore some of the ideas that have contributed to social workers’ understanding of the concept and importance of ‘identity’. These ideas are all examples o
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In 2008, the Beijing Urban Design Studio will focus on the issue of Beijing's urban transformation under the theme of de-industrialization, by preparing an urban design and development plan for the Shougang (Capital Steel Factory) site. This studio will address whether portions of the old massive factory infrastructure can be preserved as a national industrial heritage site embedded into future new development; how to balance the cultural and recreational value of the site with environmental cha
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Constantin Coussios, Professor in the Institute for Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford, introduces the initial steps needed to launch a venture and issues to consider. In this chapter Prof. Coussios presents reasons for starting a venture. This lecture took place at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford on October 14th, 2014
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