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Introduction

Mammals come in a bewildering variety of shapes and sizes and yet all of the 4700 or so species have some characteristics in common. Indeed, it's the existence of these common features that justifies the inclusion of all such diverse types within the single taxonomic group (or class) called the Mammalia.

This is the first in a series of units about studying mammals. To get the most from these units, you will need access to a copy of The Life of Mammals (2002) by David Attenboroug
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Inequality, Obesity and Oxford: how to reduce car dependence
Danny Dorling gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series on 2nd February 2017.
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Short A Sound - Fruity ABC
This video is a snippet from the "Fruity ABC" learning DVD. It focuses on letter a. It tells the name of the letter a, make the short a sound a few times, then shows a picture of an apple, which begins with short a. The video ends with the word "apple" being spelled out on the screen and sounded out phonetically. (:52)
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4.5 Drawing ideas together

This key skill has used a three-stage framework for developing your skills. By developing a strategy, monitoring your progress and evaluating your overall approach, you take an active role in your own learning. But learning does not necessarily follow a path of steady improvement, it involves change: revisiting ideas, seeing things from different perspectives, tackling things in different ways.

You are unlikely to be able to complete your work by working through it from beginning to end
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8.5.2 Diario hablado

Actividad 8.5

Rearrange the following short dialogues, each of which contains fixed expressions that you have learned in this session, and read them out on your blank tape.

Ordene los diálogos y léalos en su cin
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Europe Day Ahead: Investors eye action on growth
Aug. 30 - Hopes are fading for another round of quantitative easing from the U.S. Federal Reserve, but ECB President Mario Draghi is set to flesh out his plans for buying bonds.
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References

Baker, M. (2006). Private communication, Business in the Community, 29 March.
Brewster, D. (2004). ‘CalPERS wave-making brings flak’, Financial Times Fund Management, 9 August.
Business Week (2004). ‘Special report: corporate governance, investors fight back’, 17 May.
Butz, C. (2003). Decomposing SRI Pe
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[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 7
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
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2.4.1 Interdependence

The definition suggests that it is a simple matter to recognise the carer in a given situation. In some, perhaps most, care relationships this is true. However, the case of the Durrant family is complicated. Both Arthur and Lynne are included in categories often seen as needing the services of a carer – Lynne has a learning disability, Arthur's health is impaired by illness. But both have a claim to be seen as carers, too.

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8.3 Developing a strategy

In developing a strategy for improving your problem-solving skills you are aiming to:

  • identify the opportunities you can use to develop and practise your problem-solving skills;

  • establish the outcomes you hope to achieve and targets for achieving them;

  • identify the resources you might use for developing your skills, including people who might be able to help you as well as sources of data, books, study guides, tutoria
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6.2 Authority and the variety of information sources

Technology has massively increased the number and variety of news sources that we have access to. We still have printed books, magazines and newspapers, while digital techniques have increased the number of broadcast radio and TV channels that we can get. On the Web we have access to online versions of many of these. This allows us access to media that previously would have been inaccessible.

With traditional news sources such as these, we have some understanding of the authority that t
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CUAHSI Cyberseminar: Suzanne Anderson, Boulder Creek CZO, 10/28/2011
By: cmatiuk Boulder Creek CZO: Natural experiments to study Critical Zone evolution and function
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"Soft" Opening and Ribbon Cutting for St. Thomas's new Anderson Student Center.
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Introduction

Participating in the democratic processes is seen as being a fundamental aspect of citizenship. All pupils need a broad knowledge and understanding of the rights, responsibilities and duties of citizens, as well as an understanding of forms of government. Notions of citizenship have been forged alongside the expansion of the right to vote and the development of our ideas about democracy. In this unit we explore different interpretations of democracy and strategies for involving pupils in con
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Cours d'analyse mathématique : Ch.0 Préliminaires
Préliminaires : 1- ensembles et fonctions 2- Cardinal d'un ensemble 3- Démonstrations en mathématique et éléments de logique. Introduction sur les notions d'ensemble, de fonction, de cardinal d'un ensemble ainsi que sur les bases de la logique.
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Electronique internet . Cette ressource est la propriété de ses auteurs et de l'INSA de Lyon.

3.8.2 Assess the effectiveness of your strategy

If you were asked to assess how effective your planning, researching, monitoring and evaluating have been in improving your learning and performance, what would be your assessment? You may comment on factors that impacted on your learning, for example the feedback you received from your tutor or manager, a workshop you attended, or discussions with other students or colleagues. Other factors might be your improved awareness of what you are trying to achieve or having a structured approach to
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Keep on learning

Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to choose from on a range of subjects. 

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2.4.1 Try some yourself

Activity 13

The frequency diagram below shows the numbers of people in different age groups in a sample of the UK population.

  • (a) What is the width of each age group?


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Edge Show 33 Windows Final Code Available | Edge

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This week is a special episode of the Edge show because Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 have not only hit the RTM milestone, but YOU can download the final code for yourself to install.

Keynes’ Law and Say’s Law in the AS–AD Model
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the neoclassical zone, the intermediate zone, and the Keynesian zone in the aggregate supply–aggregate demand model […]

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