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It's Easter, Little Critter!

Mercer Mayer reads his picture book, "It's Easter, Little Critter". This book is about Little Critter, who is very excited on Easter morning. He wakes up to find a present from Mom and Dad, a bunny named Egg.  But, there is much to be done before Little Critter can go out and play. Little Critter and his sister fill an Easter basket to take to their grandparents.  They make cards and get dressed in their Easter outfits. 
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1.2 Squaring fractions and negative numbers

You have now seen how to find squares of whole numbers and decimals. What about fractions? The rule is as before: to square a fraction, just multiply it by itself.

For example:

In Example 1, you could have used
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The Morning After Election Day
President Elect Barack Obama will likely hit the ground running in the day after the presidential election. As Bill Plante reports, he faces many obstacles. (02:14)
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1.3.1 The role of colour

We can use colour in the following ways.

  • To draw attention. You will often find that important buttons or areas of the screen are a different colour. For example, warning signs are often in bright colours, such as amber or red. Your eyes are drawn to these colours.

  • To show status. As the status becomes more critical, the colour might change. An example of this is traffic lights changing from amber to red.


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8.5.4 Manage each stage of the work effectively

Effective management means putting your resources to work and monitoring your progress. For each stage of the work you will need to gather together the resources necessary in good time, and maintain the co-operation of other people working with you. Think about how you will keep the project moving forward for all those involved. Are the goals still clear, or have you become enmeshed in detail?

Use milestones or review points to keep your plan up to date and, if necessary, modify your pl
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3.7.1 Deafblindness

There are about 23,000 deafblind people in the UK. Some are totally deaf and totally blind, while others have some hearing and/or some vision (RNID, 2005, ‘Deafblind people’). Those who are totally blind may read Braille. Totally deafblind people may use the deafblind manual alphabet to communicate if they cannot hear or speak and cannot see sufficiently to use full sign language. The deafblind alphabet allows the ‘speaker’ to spell out words on the ‘listener's’ hand using specifi
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5.3.3 Torus with 1 hole

In our last example, we consider a pentagon with two pairs of edges identified. As we saw in Section 2.3, identification of the edges produces a torus with a hole. In this case there are five vertex-neighbourhoods to fit together, as shown in Author(s): The Open University

Catholic Mass - Ash Wednesday, Noon (2/22/2012)
Duke Catholic Center's Celebration of the Eucharist Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, presiding http://catholic.duke.edu Service begins @ 13:04 Homily begins @ 28:28 Scripture: First Reading: Joel 2:12-18 Psalm 51: Be Merciful, O Lord (56) Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2 Gospel: Matthew 6:1-6,16-18 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn: We Are Called (718) Offertory Hymn: Change Our Hearts (394) Communion Hymn: Hosea (386) Meditation: You Are Called to Tell the Story (6
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Baby, Toddler Brain Map: Interactive site
Great site that allows the viewer to see the development of the human brain from birth to three. Click on the age and the part of the brain you are interested in and the site explains it in layman's terms. A must visit for parents and science classes dealing with brain developement.
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1.2.4 The evolutionary level

Life histories and trade-offs

In this section, the emphasis switches from proximate (molecular, cellular, physiological and behavioural) types of explanation to ultimate types of explanation. In order to proceed, we need to understand two key concepts: life history and trade-off. Both of these concepts are important tools in organising thoughts about why organisms are so diverse. An organism's life history is the set of key biological events in its life, including b
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Fat Burning Cardio Workout
This 2:47 long video shows how this Quick Fat Burning Cardio Workout using an exercise bike is conducted. It demonstrates how this is done and how long it takes for each exercise. A good way to get a workout as you can pace yourself depending on age and conditioning.
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Geographical Features: River Features
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Student Talk: Spartan Basketball
From winning the Big Ten Conference tournament championship after starting the season unranked to receiving Big Ten Player and Coach of the Year accolades—and now selected as a No. 1 seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament—the Spartan men's basketball team has demonstrated tremendous skill and spirit as it proves itself to be among the best in the nation. Hear what Spartan students have to say about the men's basketball team. Produced by MSU University Relations Social Media Team.
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1.3.3 Choosing colours with the right connotations

When you use a colour, you should think about what it is likely to mean to the people who look at it, as colours can have different connotations. Colours can even make people feel different. For example, pink has been shown to have a calming effect on emotionally disturbed people.

These connotations are partly cultural, so you may find they do not ring true for you if you are a member of a non-western culture, such as Chinese or Indian. For example, in western culture, red is often used
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Carol of Lights 2012 Timelapse
This is a timelapse video from the Carol of Lights 2012, taken from the roof of the Math Building at Texas Tech.
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Bats
Excellent video on bats. Video includes information on different species, wing structure, food, and echo-location. 
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Acknowledgements

Michael Saward is professor in politics at the Open University.

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence

Grateful acknow
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6.2 A sense of sumptuous hedonism

In the sphere of painting, decoration and architecture, Orientalist schemes of decoration, which were all the rage in the eighteenth century among those who sought a more colourful and sumptuous life, attained a particularly florid mode of expression in the early nineteenth century. This was a considerable development from the early Enlightenment Rococo, which had included Oriental subjects with graceful curves and conventional, theatre backdrop landscapes designed to complement elegant gold
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2.6.2 End-of-course questions

Question 8

Express the following numbers using scientific (powers of ten) notation:

  • (a) 2.1 million

  • (b) 36 000

  • (c) 1/10

  • (d) 0.0000
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A Proper Handshake
In this video the instructor demonstrates the proper way to give and receive a handshake. (02:36)
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