6.931 Development of Inventions and Creative Ideas (MIT)
This course examines the role of the engineer as patent expert and as technical witness in court and patent interference and related proceedings. It discusses the rights and obligations of engineers in connection with educational institutions, government, and large and small businesses. It compares various manners of transplanting inventions into business operations, including development of New England and other U.S. electronics and biotechnology industries and their different types of institut
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Multiple approaches to improving student performance in GE Introductory Biology (Biology 101)
We implemented several different approaches to enhance student learning in Biology 101, Elements of Biology, the primary course that fulfills the GE Life Science requirement at CSU Fullerton.  In Spring 2014, each of 7 course instructors introduced one specific pedagogical change to their course section(s): (1) Supplemental Instruction, (2) frequent in-class assessment using clickers, (3) student pre-class preparation/mastery using online quizzes and self-tests associated with the textbook
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Disease, Risk and Climate Change - Where do we stand?
Dr. Carl Lowenberger, Professor and Canadian Research Chair in Parasitology and Vectors of Disease, SFU Biological Sciences discusses the era of global change, how are diseases changing, and what are the new, old, or continuing disease risks we face. Are Ebola, Chikungunya, and Chagas disease new, different, or are we simply more aware of them through instantaneous news availability? What is the risk that climate change will bring these to the forefront of our consciousness? Do you go out of you
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2.3 Elements on parade: an audiovisual interlude

Here you have the opportunity of viewing seven video sequences which show both reactions and properties of some chemical elements. The seven sequences provide examples of the way in which Periodic Tables such as Figures 17 or Author(s): The Open University

The science of breakfast in weight management and health
In this lecture, Dr James Betts from the Department of Health will examine the importance of eating breakfast for overall good health, and whether missing breakfast could increase a person's risk of becoming overweight or suffering from heart disease or diabetes.
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11.479 Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Planning in Developing Countries (MIT)
This course examines the policy and planning for the provision of water supply and sanitation services in developing countries. It reviews available technologies, but emphasizes the planning and policy process, including economic, social, environmental, and health issues. The course incorporates considerations of financing, pricing, institutional structure, consumer demand, and community participation in the planning process. And it evaluates policies and projects in case studies from Asia, Afri
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136: Can your business plan survive this stress test?
The road to success is littered with the wreckage of strategies gone awry. Here is a six-step stress test for your strategy.
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3.1 Introduction

As you would expect, since this course deals with systems engineering, it embodies the principles and methods associated with a systems perspective. So it is important that you understand systems and the systems perspective at the beginning of the course.

To have engineered a system successfully, all its features – the technology, control systems, people and related aspects of the physical environment – have to contribute to the achievement of its objectives. In other words,
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Flocabulary - Solar System
This educational hip-hop song teaches all about the solar system. Some of the key words include inertia, orbit, revolution, equator, tilt, axis, poles, longitude, and latitude. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review the Solar System in the upper elementary and middle school classrooms. (03:28)
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President Leo Lambert dedicates Scott Studios
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The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Elevator
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3.3 Mechanisms of eutrophication

Direct effects of eutrophication occur when growth of organisms (usually the primary producers) is released from nutrient limitation. The resulting increased NPP becomes available for consumers, either as living biomass for herbivores or as detritus for detritivores. Associated indirect effects occur as eutrophication alters the food supply for other consumers. Changes in the amount, relative abundance, size or nutritional content of the food supply influence competitive relationships between
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Lesson 06 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 6 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to introduce yourself. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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