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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how the linear sequence of DNA within a gene is related to the linear sequence of amino acids of a protein

  • understand how the information in DNA is carried via RNA to make a protein

  • understand how RNA is synthesised from DNA by the process of transcription

  • understand where the processes of transcription and translation occur within the cell.


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5.1 More information about modelling techniques

The four remaining diagramming techniques are described in separate sections below, which you should now study:

Diagramming TechniqueSection
Use case modellingUse Cases and Activity Diagrams
Activity diagramsUse Cases and Activity Diagrams
Entity–relationsh
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Season 3 – Lesson 29 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this episode:

In this week’s episode, Alba and Mark are en la cocina, making a Spanish tortilla. The episode is slightly different from our usual episodes as the audio was recorded live in the kitchen rather than in the studio. There’s no “Act II” this week as the conversation follows the entire process of making the tortilla.

Please note that lesson 29 of Season 3 was originally known as lesson 329 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered
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The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk
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3.3 Strawson: Section V

Activity 3

Click to open Peter Strawson's article 'Freedom and Resentment'.


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2.2 Using A. tumefaciens to genetically modify plant cells

Genetic engineers have capitalised on the fact that part of the DNA from the Ti plasmid of A. tumefaciens is integrated into the plant genome during the infection process. Ti plasmids can be isolated and a foreign gene spliced in at an appropriate point, making it possible to transfer the novel gene into the plant.

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Apple Knowledge Navigator — 1988
This six minute video shows a futuristic look at what computers could do in the future noting full well that this video was done a quarter century ago. It would be good for students to watch and discuss how close we are to John Sculley, Apple's CEO in 1988 ideas and, perhaps, even have them predict the future.
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30. Another Central Plan Fails
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Mega-Tsunami Documentary, Part 2 of 2
Is this science-fiction or a possible future reality? This is the award-winning documentary on Mega Tsunami, giant waves that could destroy the East Coast of the United States of America. Written, produced, and directed by Thom Goddard. (06:54)
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Lego Hat Stealers
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Digestive System Labeling
This video displays the digestive system
with its organs.

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MVO Vlaanderen : Maatschappelijk Verantwoord Ondernemen
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Op deze site vind je terug wat maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen inhoudt. Er wordt ook stapsgewijs uitgelegd hoe je hiervoor tewerk moet gaan. Daarnaast kan je de site doorzoeken aan de hand van thema's en sectoren en zijn er …


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4.6 P is for Provenance

The provenance of a piece of information (i.e. who produced it? where did it come from?) may provide another useful clue to its reliability. It represents the 'credentials' of a piece of information that support its status and perceived value. It is therefore very important to be able to identify the author, sponsoring body or source of your information.

Why is this important?

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2.6 Summary of Section 2

The results of the visual attention experiments we have considered can be interpreted as follows.

  • Attention can be directed selectively towards different areas of the visual field, without the need to re-focus.

  • The inability to report much detail from brief, masked visual displays appears to be linked to the need to assemble the various information components.

  • The visual information is captured in parallel, but assemb
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Posterior Fossa Tumor - Cranial Nerves Exam - Spinal Accessory (CN XI) Sub-exam - Patient 9
Patient is a 58-year-old white male with a history of acoustic neuroma that was resected in 1990. He has residual cranial nerve palsies on the right side and experiences tremors, ataxia and disequilibrium. His wife reports that she has noticed an increase in right hand tremor for the past year or so. The tremor worsens as the day progresses and occurs with activity. Patient reports an increase in balance problems while standing over the past 4 months. He has noticed that he staggers a step or t
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5 Designer babies?

A character under genetic influence where the distinction between treatment and enhancement is hard to draw is height. Treatment of short stature – with human growth hormone made in genetically manipulated bacteria – has already given rise to controversy about how short a child needs to be for treatment to count as meeting a medical need. That is, how tall is tall enough?

As we identify genes that have effects on many other human characters, from appearance to, perhaps, intelligence
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Robert Sheldon Triangle
Sheldon discusses how to properly teach triangle to young band members.
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Digital Nepal
Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, so just how has it managed to develop a wireless network and promote innovation? This collection explores how Nepal has developed its digital technological infrastructure, how it is still developing from a complex political background and gives a sense of how different cultures around the world relate to digital technology. The videos look at the country's recent history, with particular focus on education, health, language and the economy. Th
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Teacher Tipster-Cool Containers for Storage and Games
Mr. Smith shows teachers how to creatively use containers for storage and materials in the classroom. He recycles by using cupcake containers, gum containers, chip containers, etc. Good idea! (3:41)
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