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TALAT Lecture 2502: Material Aspects of Fire Design
This lecture gives information about characteristic behaviour of aluminium alloys and insulation materials at high temperatures; it describes the philosophy of using aluminium alloy structures under risks of fire; it gives an example of fire risk analysis. General engineering background and some familiarity with TALAT lecture 2501 is assumed.
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7.2.2 The ‘where’ pathway

The ‘where’ pathway involves the ventral cochlear nuclei, the superior olivary complex and the inferior colliculus. The superior olivary complex is composed of the lateral superior olive (LSO) and the medial superior olive (MSO).

The neurons in the superior olivary complex are the first brainstem neurons to receive strong inputs from both cochleae and are involved in sound localisation.

The MSO receives excitatory inputs from the cochlear nuclei on both sides and is tonotopica
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7.16 Experimental Molecular Biology: Biotechnology II (MIT)
The course applies molecular biology and reverse genetics approaches to the study of apoptosis, or programmed cell death (PCD), in Drosophila cells. RNA interference (RNAi), or double stranded RNA-mediated gene silencing, will be used to inhibit expression of candidate apoptosis-related genes in cultured Drosophila cells. Teams of 2 or 3 students will design and carry out experiments to address questions about the genes involved in the regulation and execution of PCD in this system. Some project
Author(s): Burge, Christopher,Sabatini, David,Ogren-Balkema,

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3-D Glitter Shadow Box
Get creative by building 3-D shadow boxes with vintage postcards using this three minute video as a guide. Easy to follow and good for most students, although it can be a bit messy as glitter is involved. The video provides enough instruction to be able to have students create this project by just viewing it.
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4.4.1 Partnerships for sustainable consumption

Moderate NGOs, progressive businesses and government all have a stake in seeing roundtable partnerships come up with practical steps that can bring sustainability closer. One area that has attracted the attention of all these players is consumption. Directing or limiting consumption is politically difficult for even the NGOs to promote. Similarly, ‘voluntary simplicity’ of the sort lived at Findhorn eco-village (Author(s): The Open University

Coastal Walk - Stop 17
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the seventeenth stop on the walk.
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this unit:

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlik
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Impact Investing, Soros-Style
The Soros Economic Development Fund is quasi-philanthropic and invests in high-risk projects in parts of the world most people couldn’t find on a map. But the Fund is self-sufficient and boasts a “blended” portfolio return of 8 percent a year. How do they do it?
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A Rotting Apple
This short, two-minute video is set to music and uses time lapse photography to show the process of an apple rotting.  This video might be a nice introduction for decomposition or for the fungi kingdom. There are no words; the video is accompanied by soft piano music.
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1.3 Balanced energy intake

There is a need for a certain daily energy intake to allow metabolism to occur in the body. Metabolism means all the chemical reactions occurring in the body and there are two types of process involved: catabolism breaks down larger molecules into smaller ones often with energy release and anabolism is the building up of larger molecules from smaller precursors, often requiring energy. The body requires energy to power anabolic, mechanical (for example, muscle contraction
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Japanese Nuclear Reactors Explained for Students
Mr. Mac explains to his students what happened to the Japanese nuclear reactors, in kid-friendly language and drawings. (Teacher is John McChesney, Director of Rock-it Science, a Silicon Valley nonprofit organization.) (14:29)
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Babbage: Automation for the people

What are the social problems facing the world of vehicle automation? Also, the rise of robot laboratories. And looking for life in the Atacama desert. Kenneth Cukier hosts


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Math Prize for Girls 2015 - Jenkins
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Differences Between Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives are used to describe nouns and pronouns, while adverbs are used to describe verbs and other adverbs. Discover the difference between the two in this video. The teacher shares examples from her computer screen.  (1:29)
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Jupiter: the Largest Planet in Our Solar System
(Note: the first few English captions at the bottom of the screen were scrambled.) This video is an adaptation of the breezy Science on a Sphere production by supremely talented members of NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio. This video explores Jupiter's role as the 800-pound gorilla of our solar system, with stops on its fascinating moons and the big red spot. Additional video from NASA JPL and ESA Hubble.  (07:30)
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Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
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References

Arrow, K. (1974) The Limits of Organisation, New York, Norton & Co.
Fukuyama, F. (1995) Trust: the Social Virtues and the Creation of Prosperity, London, Hamish Hamilton.
Hosmer, L.T. (1994) ‘Strategic planning as if ethics mattered’, Strategic Management Journal, 15, 17–34.
Hutton, W. (1995) The State We
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What Is The Spring Equinox?
Meteorologist Jim Cantore and Winter Weather Expert Tom Niziol explain what the Spring Equinox is. (01:00)
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What Defines Millennials – and How Marketers Can Reach Them
Digital culture, fragmentation, distrust of big business and a heavy dose of skepticism are key facets of the millennial generation – and they have led to profound changes in mass marketing, advertising and messaging.
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