4 Questions

Now try to answer the following questions, to remind you of some of the things you have learned and test your understanding of them.

Question 9

To the nearest order of magnitude, how much greater is the estimated
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

The Economist asks: Tony Blair
Can Brexit be stopped? 29th March is the trigger day for Britain leaving the EU. Former British prime minister Tony Blair has put himself at the helm of a fightback. But can he succeed and are "liberal elites" an answer or the problem? Anne McElvoy hosts.
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Introduction

In this unit you will be introduced to a variety of Delacroix’s work and see how his paintings relate to the cultural transition from Enlightenment to Romanticism.

You will study Delacroix’s early career, his classical background, the development of Romantic ideas and their incorporation into his work. You will have the opportunity to study some of his most important paintings and compare them to works favouring a Neoclassical approach. You will also be able to see how his themes, s
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University

4.1 First aid

It is not required that students be trained in first aid. It is, however, important that a first aid kit is carried when you are likely to be away from immediate assistance. First aid must be rendered at once, and medical and relief help should be sought if necessary. It is important that appropriate first aid skills for use in the field are understood by those who might need them and that the procedures for enlisting help are known.

Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

#353: From Proletariat to Precariat: Navigating Uncertainty in a Globalised Economy

American labor historian Leon Fink discusses the rise of the Precariat -- people in developed economies in a permanent state of underemployment or intermittent work due to changes in working conditions since the 19th century. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.

Author(s): up-close@unimelb.edu.au (University of Melbourne)

License information
Related content

Rights not set

Love is Senseless (A Sermon on Luke 15: 1-32)
This video clip provides a sermon on the topic of love is senseless. The sermon is on Luke 15: 1-32 first preached by Father Dave at Holy Trinity Dulwich Hill on March 10, 2013. (15:11)
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

ADB Course Part 4
Course lecture part 4
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

{Suresh 388} Useful Glossary
{Suresh 388}  Useful glossary   Purpose: To learn the correct pronunciation of words and understand the meaning and  understand the sentences from a couple of words enlisted below:- उपयोगी  शब्दावली  ( Upyogee... Related posts:

  1. {Suresh 260 } Glossary {Suresh 260 } Glossary   शब्दावली  (Shabdawalee) Devanagar
    Author(s): podcast@ISpeakHindi.com (ISpeakHindi.com)

    License information
    Related content

    Rights not set

What's Love Got to Do With It? Chapter 3 (for mature audiences)
What's Love Got to Do With it? Chapter 3 701 Whaley St. February 14, 2009 Columbia area artists participating in the exhibition "What's Love Got to Do With It? Chapter 3" discuss their work, the...

www.columbiamuseum.org questions: pnugent@columbiamuseum.org

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Visit the Great Attractions of Fez, Morocco
This one minute video about this historic site and includes images and a discussion of what to see and provides teachers with material to use to compare and contrast cultures.



Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

Can Women Stop War? | Institute of Politics
HKS Lecturer and former U.S. Ambassador to Austria (1993-97) Swanee Hunt moderated the 15th annual Institute for Inclusive Security Colloquium panel discussion with female leaders and activists Vanessa Lievano Gutierrez of Colombia, Mariam Jalabi of Syria, Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana of Rwanda, Suraya Pakzad of Afghanistan, and Irene M. Santiago of the Philippines. "Can Women Stop War?" explored international security concerns, challenges for female politicians, gender-specific violence, and
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

3.3 Dams

To economize on constructional materials and costs, it is desirable to build a dam at a narrow part of a valley so that the dam can be kept as short as possible. The quantity of constructional materials needed to build dams, and their cost, can be enormous. The Aswan High Dam, built during the 1960s, cost £400 million for a 1.2 km dam. Though shorter than the Aswan High Dam, the longest dam in Britain, the Kielder Dam in Northumberland (Author(s): The Open University

Special Exhibition: The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel
Special Exhibition: The Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel

00:09:08
© 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.

Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

John James Ingalls: Fast Track. . .from Law to Politics
John James Ingalls came to Kansas Territory as a young man. He was raised in Massachusetts and trained as a lawyer. He first settled in Sumner, Atchison County. The letters home to his father in this podcast describe his growing success as a lawyer. He also becomes involved in territorial politics as part of the free state movement. His letters are articulate and humorous. Ingalls became a prominent Kansan, ultimately serving as one of the state's U.S. Senators. The text for this podcast
Author(s): No creator set

License information
Related content

9.3 Differential sensitivity

Absolute thresholds represent only one type of threshold; one could also ask whether the subject can detect a difference between two stimuli. The threshold for detection of difference is called a difference threshold or difference limen (DL). The difference threshold is a measure of the smallest detectable difference between two stimuli. Basically it answers the psychophysical question: ‘How different must two stimuli (e.g. two weights, two colours, two sounds) b
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

1.3.1 Systems thinking and concept

Much can be said about systems thinking. However it is worth reiterating some key points here as they are central to understanding the purpose of the diagrams discussed later in this section.

The word system is one that is in regular everyday use. People talk, for example, about ‘the social security system’ and the ‘telephone system’. Gamblers boast about ‘having a system’ for winning at roulette. Young people talk about being ‘against the system’.

The trouble with
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

7 Course questions

Now you have completed this course, try the following questions to test your understanding of this material.

Question 19

Like the Variscan Orogenic Belt, the Caledonian includes large granitic intrusions. Using
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

7.1 Health problems associated with using chemicals

As described in Section 6.2, hazard is defined under COSHH as the inherently dangerous properties of a chemical or biological organism, and risk is defined as the likelihood of a chemical causing harm to people or to the environment.

There are several, more specific, known health problems associated with using chemicals.
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2016 The Open University

Introduction

This unit is designed to introduce you to the concepts of health and safety within a science laboratory or in the field. There are a number of legal requirements that must be adhered to before carrying out work in a laboratory. One of these is the necessity to carry out risk assessments on the chemical and biological agents that are to be used as part of your practical work activities. As part of this process you may be required to think about minimising exposure of yourself and colleagues to
Author(s): The Open University

License information
Related content

Copyright © 2013 The Open University