An afternoon on Syrian displacement, and protection in Europe (Part 1)
This event marked the launch of the RSC Policy Briefing 'Protection in Europe for refugees from Syria' and Forced Migration Review issue 47 on 'The Syria crisis, displacement and protection' There are currently more than 2.8 million registered refugees from Syria. Ninety-six percent of these refugees are hosted by neighbouring countries – Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt. With the exception of Germany and a few other limited initiatives, the primary aim of the European response has bee
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Duke Medicine Profiles: Neal E. Ready, MD, PhD
Get to know Duke Medicine's oncology providers.
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
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Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
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Second Grade Handwriting Writing at Home- Body Position, Pencil Grip, Etc.
Teacher-created live action video. In this video, a teacher shows the basics of handwriting using a student model. The teacher uses the student model to show how the body should look when working on handwriting and how to hold a pencil.  Exercises for strengthening grip are shown. (2:08)
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12 Science in secondary schools

The first three readings in this course use the context of secondary education, particularly in the UK and Australia. In this section, I'll be looking again at the issues highlighted in the previous section on primary science and drawing comparisons with experiences in secondary schools; I'll re-visit much the same issues when I consider post-compulsory science education in Author(s): The Open University

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain how and why the optical spectrum of an active or starburst galaxy differs from that of a normal galaxy

  • explain how and why the broadband spectrum of an active or starburst galaxy differs from that of a normal galaxy

  • describe briefly the observed features of starburst galaxies and the four main classes of active galaxies (quasars, radio galaxies, Seyfert galaxies and blazars)

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Rio Conference on Sustainable Development: “Health Should Be Top Priority”
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RIO DE JANEIRO and LONDON—A call for action on global health has been made in an article published by The Lancet medical journal about the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de
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1.2 Extracellular signals can act locally or at a distance

First we shall consider the general types of intercellular signalling mechanism within multicellular organisms (Figure 3). Broadly speaking, cells may interact with each other directly, requiring cell–cell contact, or indirectly, via molecules secreted by one cell, which are then carried away to target cells.


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Egyptians celebrate Sisi win, EU questions media bias
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Supporters of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate provisional election results showing his likely win. Observers say election was free, not necessarily fair. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics
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2013 Three Minute Thesis Winner - Sharon Savage
Sharon Savage (School of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine) gives her winning presentation in the 2013 UNSW Three Minute Thesis Competition - "Giving words new life in dementia". With just three minutes to give a compelling presentation on their thesis topic and its significance, the 3MT competition requires PhD and Research Masters candidates to consolidate their ideas and crystallise their research discoveries. The annual event is organised by the Graduate Research School http://researc
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Neilly Series: Leslie Adrienne Miller on "The Resurrection Trade and Other Reflections"
Leslie Adrienne Miller's poetry has won numerous prizes and awards, and has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. She is currently Professor of English at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota
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Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
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The Legacy of JFK
In collaboration with PBS' American Experience and The Atlantic, contributors Robert Dallek, Timothy Naftali, Nicholas Lemann, Thomas Mallon and Andrew Young discuss the legacy of President Kennedy. Film clips will be shown from the upcoming American Experience documentary, JFK.
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Lesson 03 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 3 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you can speak a little Romanian. 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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How to Use a Dictionary
Dictionaries are used for providing definitions, pronunciations
and parts of speech, in addition to other information. In this clip learn to use a dictionary with a demonstration using a dictionary to find words. (01:58)

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71-year-old Sees Dad for the First Time
A Duke University website containing digitized film clips of people in small rural towns between 1936 and 1942 allowed Furman Penland Jr. to meet his dad for the first time. Penland's father died during World War II, which made spotting him walking on film very special. To learn more about Furman Penland Jr.'s story, visit http://today.duke.edu/showcase/mmedia/features/finding-dad/ To view the H. Lee Waters digital film collection, visit http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hleewaters/
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