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Combating air pollution
What’s in the air you breathe and how do you know it’s safe? Pollution control is vital since nobody has a choice when it comes to inhaling the air around them. This album introduces the scientific processes behind air monitoring and air quality management. The five video tracks explore the nature of pollution arising from different forms of transport, and look at how data is interpreted and how pollutants can be minimised. To complete the album, Senior Lecturer Rod Barratt explains the cho
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Symbiosis by StudyJams
Symbiosis describes a relationship between two organisms in an environment.  There are three main types of relationships:  mutualism, parasitism, and commensalism.  Learn more about symbiosis with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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6.3 Summary of Sections 4 to 6

Hair cells do not have axons and therefore do not generate action potentials.

The nerve that communicates with or innervates the hair cells along the basilar membrane is known as the vestibulocochlear nerve or VIIIth cranial nerve. The cochlear portion of the nerve contains afferent fibres that carry information in the form of action potentials from the organ of Corti to the brain, and efferent fibres that bring information from the cerebral cortex to the periphery.

Most of the af
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Battlefield: The Battle of Midway (1/12)
In June 1942, the most decisive naval battle of WWII was fought between the United States of America and the Japanese empire. Waged entirely of aircraft carriers, hundreds of miles apart, the Battle of Midway was the first major fleet encounter in which the ships on each side never came within visual range of enemy vessels. Victory or defeat depended not on the big guns of battleships, but on the carrier born bombers and torpedo bombers flying over vast tracks of ocean to seek and destroy their
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Video: Vanderbilt Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s “Symphony No. 4″
The Vanderbilt Orchestra, conducted by Robin Fountain, performed Symphony No. 4 by Felix Mendelssohn September 16, 2010, in Ingram Hall.
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4.1 Systems diagrams and diagrams helpful for systems work

Diagrams are used extensively in systems thinking and practice. All of those types included in the animated tutorial, as well as other types not covered there, can or have been used in systems studies. As mentioned at the beginning of the course the use of diagrams is very personal. For instance I find it helpful to group diagrams into three sorts depending o
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Keep on learning

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There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to
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Photoshop.com Membership Benefits
Discover the benefits of using the Photoshop Elements Organizer with Photoshop.com. Learn how to use Photoshop.com to share your images and videos or store them securely online.
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Roosevelt Island Ice Core Drilling
A detailed description of how and why ice cores are retrieved on an ice core drilling expedition to the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica. This example is of the Roosevelt Island Climate Evolution (RICE) project. (10:02)
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Teachers TV: Florence Nightingale & The Crimean War
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5.6 Against whom are rights claims made?

The third set of problems relates to whom the rights claims are made against, and what kinds of claims can be made. In the case of individual human rights, a rights claim is usually addressed to or claimed against the legal order of the state. However, it is often one of the problems at the international level that either the state claimed against does not recognise the claim, or that the body claimed against is not a state (that is, a political entity that is in some sense morally accountabl
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1.5.4 Summary

  • The Euro has become an important currency of denomination for government and corporate bonds.

  • There is now emerging a two-currency world, made up of the US dollar and the EU Euro.

  • The advantages to countries of being able to borrow internationally in their own currencies have not been lost to them, so there will be an incentive for the east-Asian countries to develop their own ‘regional’ financial markets.


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4.3 Reducing the nutrient source

Europe is the continent that has suffered most from eutrophication, and increasing efforts are being made to restore European water bodies damaged by nutrient enrichment. If the ultimate goal is to restore sites where nature conservation interest has been damaged by eutrophication, techniques are required for reducing external loadings of nutrients into ecosystems.

Although algal production requires both nitrogen and phosphorus supplies, it is usually sufficient to reduce only one major
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Harry Potter-ch.11 The Firebolt part1
Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling.  In this video Chapter 11: The Firebolt is read.   In most of the video there is a black screen.

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Reading of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban By: J. K. Rowling. 

In this video Chapter 6: Talons and Tea Leaves is read.

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2.3 The representation of ‘celebrity’

We have already seen the way in which texts gain meaning from other texts by the operation of contrast, but multiple texts are useful to the textual analyst in another way. Looking at a large number of texts dealing with the same subject – celebrity – enables us to detect common themes and narratives (stories), to the extent that with enough repetition we become able to talk about the representation of that subject. Working through a large number of texts about celebrities, we beco
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The Fight over the Engery Source
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Hoe een kledingstuk wassen: Les instructions de lavage
Op het einde van deze les kun je aan de hand van de wasvoorschriften uitleggen hoe een kledingstuk best gewassen wordt.
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Learning outcomes

  • After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • design a user interface, making effective use of typeface, colour, still and moving images, and sound.


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