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Scott Guthrie Announces Azure for Students through Microsoft Imagine

Announcing free Azure web development services for verified students – no credit card required!

 

  • Web Apps
  • Visual Studio Online
  • Application Insights

 

Microsoft Imagine helps students of all ages learn to code and build their skills with free software and online learning.  Learn more at http://imagine.microsoft.com.

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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Calculate Height of Building guide
Guide to calculating the height of a building
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5.5 Other forms of diabetes

By far the three most common types of diabetes are Type 1, Type 2 and gestational. There are other forms of diabetes but we will not be covering them in any more detail. These are forms due to:

  • disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis)

  • an excess of hormones that increase blood glucose levels, e.g. excess growth hormone

  • drugs, for example, steroid therapy, which tend to oppose the action of insulin

  • abnorm
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6.973 Communication System Design (MIT)
This course presents a top-down approach to communications system design. The course will cover communication theory, algorithms and implementation architectures for essential blocks in modern physical-layer communication systems (coders and decoders, filters, multi-tone modulation, synchronization sub-systems). The course is hands-on, with a project component serving as a vehicle for study of different communication techniques, architectures and implementations. This year, the project is focuse
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4.3 Small babies: the sequel

Evidence that some of the consequences of being born prematurely were enduring was discussed in Section 3.2. However, what emerges from Section 4.2 is that the quality of maternal care can alter the course of development. So the question arises as to whether the course of development of premature babies can, likewise, be altered
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The Diffusion of the Renaissance (Christian Humanism)
This video describes the emergence of the Renaissance in Italy in the introduction. Then the video proceeds to discuss the growth and causes of the Northern European Renaissance.
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4.1 Introduction

Nuclear power generation involves concentrated fissionable fuels which, after fission, leave significant quantities of fission-product isotopes, some of which are highly radioactive. Much of the criticism levelled against the industry falls under four main headings to which we have alluded in preceding sections:

  1. the operational safety of nuclear reactors;

  2. the biological effects of abnormal radiation levels arising from fuel transport,
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1.1.4 Le rôle du touriste

Activité 4

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Vous êtes de la région?Are you
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Inner Circle #2 - Inner Circle February 2014: Adjust Your Routines So You Don’t Fail Your Japanese
Click Here to download the Inner Circle PDF Newsletter Last month, you learned about setting measurable, specific and realistic goals with an action plan. But chances are, you’re aware of how easy it is to set goals. Sitting down to improve your language, though, is easier said than done. Welcome to the tipping point. This [...]
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5.3 Mitochondrial adaptations

During the winter months, whilst hibernating vertebrates maintain a very low metabolic rate, major reorganization of mitochondrial metabolism occurs. The phenomenon has been studied in some detail in frogs which, although not hibernators in the true sense, can endure very low water temperatures under the conditions of profound hypoxia that exist when they lie dormant for long periods below the surface. In contrast to normoxic conditions, the muscle mitochondria of dormant frogs depress their
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STS.011 American Science: Ethical Conflicts and Political Choices (MIT)
We will explore the changing political choices and ethical dilemmas of American scientists from the atomic scientists of World War II to biologists in the present wrestling with the questions raised by cloning and other biotechnologies. As well as asking how we would behave if confronted with the same choices, we will try to understand the choices scientists have made by seeing them in their historical and political contexts. Some of the topics covered include: the original development of nuclea
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2.3 Environmental regulation of breeding

As pointed out in Section 1.1, primary plant productivity occurs for only a few months in the summer, so the reproductive physiology of most arctic animals, particularly herbivorous species, is tightly synchronized with the seasons. On Svalbard (Figure 2b), more than 90% of the reindeer fawns are born in the first week of J
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2014 Outstanding Alumni
2014 USAWC Recognition Ceremony honoring outstanding alumni for their exceptional service following their retirement, Dec.8, 2014
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Science Communication and Public Engagement
The adaptation of H.G. Wells’ novel ‘The War of The Worlds’ in 1938 showed the power of radio to capture listeners’ imagination through science-fiction - and in doing so demonstrated how mass media could be used to communicate science to different audiences. For decades, print and broadcast media have used different genres to portray the sciences, and the popularity of TV programmes like the BBC’s Blue Planet and the longevity of Horizon illustrates a current demand for science broadc
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2008.01.16 - DIY iSync Phone Plugin (Audio)
If you or your staff/faculty have a cell phone model that currently isn't supported on Apple's list of supported iSync devices, you can create your own iSync Phone Plugin for your unsupported cell phone to allow you to sync contacts, and calendars.
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2.6 Summary

Ecology is the study of the interactions between organisms and their environment (including other organisms). An understanding of ecology is important to inform environmental decision-making.

Soil pH influences the availability of mineral nutrients to plants and hence the distribution of different plant species. Some species may be classified as either calcicoles or calcifuges.

Variation in salinity, exposure to desiccation and biotic interactions (e.g. grazing) influence the zona
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Romanticism in the American Short Story
Power point presentation about Romanticism in the American short story. This presentation explains the literary movement known as romanticism and authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington Irving from that era. 
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1.1 Large quantities and small quantities

Scientists frequently deal with enormous quantities - and with tiny ones. For example it is estimated that the Earth came into being about four and a half thousand million years ago. It took another six hundred million years for the first living things - bacteria - to appear. Bacteria are so small that they bear roughly the same proportion to the size of a pinhead as the size that pinhead bears to the height of a four-year old child!

Powers of ten provide a convenient way of writing dow
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3.6.2 Making learning posters

You may find that, rather than reducing notes to small summary cards, you prefer to produce large posters detailing key points on particular topics. Use pattern, colour, diagrams and drawings in your posters, and display them in parts of your home where you might have an opportunity to gaze at them for some time and absorb the information. One student we know put them around the bathroom! If you have a strong visual memory, then lively posters really help the remembering process.


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Lesson 10 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 10 of One Minute Romanian you will learn a few useful phrases which all learners want to learn. 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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