Health and environment
To be able to understand the importance of the environment for our health, we need to know a little about the interdependence between environment and humankind. This free course, Health and environment, will look at interactions between plants, animals and the physical and chemical environment, as well as considering ways in which humans have altered, and are altering this environment. Author(s): Creator not set

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3.1 Conclusion

In this unit you have considered a range of responses and feelings that services users may experience during the transition into residential care, and have identified strategies that can be used to support them with this move. Passing on comprehensive information about the service user to care providers will help them to respond more effectively to the service user's needs. Being able to provide relatives and service users with information about possible placements and negotiating with provid
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Say what you see
Try describing this picture.  If you are just beginning, try finding nouns to name the different items you see in the picture?  How about some adjectives?  Do you know the […]

3.1 Needing help

Some people will cope with parenting without the need for additional support, some will need some help at some time, while for others parenting may be a task which appears to overwhelm them. Some individuals are affected by circumstances which make them more likely to require support or assistance. In this section we explore these issues in more detail.

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CAAD Education and Post-Graduate Opportunities (At Mimar Sinan University)
This paper addresses new design teaching strategies at an important and traditional university in Istanbul, founded as the Academy of Fine Arts 110 years ago. It will include a short review of design education before the Academy changed into a university, and a description of the present situation with regard to computers. Nearly two years ago, CAAD education was introduced as an elective subject. The students show great interest in CAD; most Turkish architects now work with computers and CAAD g
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Dover Street and Piccadilly, Mayfair, London. Elisabeth Frink sculpture "Horse and Rider" from south east. Photographed by Chris Redgrave in 2015.
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"And Then Came Tango" at The Growing Stage
The Growing Stage, The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey, will present the world premiere of "And Then Came Tango" on Friday, March 6th. Inspired by a true story, the play revolves around the case of two male penguins at the Central Park Zoo who established a bond to hatch an orphaned egg. Written by Emily Freeman, and featuring choreography by Jillian Petrie and original music by Paul Marbach, "And Then Came Tango" is a celebration of tolerance and the eternal instinct that guides one generati
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BBC Documentary: The Birth Of Israel (2008) - Part 6-8
Jeremy Bowen presents a look back at the creation of the state of Israel, examining the the events leading up to the Israeli war of Independence in 1949, its...
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Jeffersonian or Hamiltonian?

Jeffersonian or Hamiltonian? Every college student, indeed every literate person, is expected to choose up sides and pin a label on himself in the Great Debate. Most people today consider themselves as Jeffersonians. Groups as diverse as the States' Rights (or Dixiecrat) movement and the Communists consider themselves heirs to the Jeffersonian mantle. At one and the same time, conservative southerners refer to themselves as "Jeffersonian Democrats," while the leading revolutionary Marxist sch
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1.3 Activities

Activity 2A sets the scene by focusing on the 'big picture' where you will be asked to choose between four alternative visions of the future. This activity radically shifts the scale of investigation from the personal to the global. However, as with all systems, the emergent behaviour of society is a result
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Introduction

This unit is from our archive and it is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer in presentation. If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this subject area .

The topics in this unit, ratios, proportion and percentages, are concern
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References

Adams, J. (1995) Risk, London, Routledge, Taylor & Francis.
Anderson, N.R. (1992) ‘Eight decades of employment interview research: a retrospective meta-review and prospective commentary’, European Work and Organizational Psychologist, vol. 2, pp.1–32.
Bazerman, M. (1998) Judgement in Managerial Decision Making, New York, John Wiley.
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1 The desert climate: An introduction

If you have visited a desert you will have noticed the sparse plant cover, or in certain sandy deserts, the almost complete absence of plant life. The low productivity of deserts derives from their defining feature, which is aridity. Scarcity of water restricts the diversity and amount of plant cover, and in turn the diversity and abundance of animals. However, if you were visiting one of the American deserts after rains, you would be rewarded by the sight of the desert ‘in bloom’, as vas
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9.98 Neuropharmacology (MIT)
The neuropharmacology course will discuss the drug-induced changes in functioning of the nervous system. The specific focus of this course will be to provide a description of the cellular and molecular actions of drugs on synaptic transmission. This course will also refer to specific diseases of the nervous system and their treatment in addition to giving an overview of the techniques used for the study of neuropharmacology. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP),
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6.4 Technology and environment

At the start of this course I asked a simple question: am I damaging the environment by using my fridge? I warned that it wasn't my intention to give a simple answer that we should all stop using refrigerators or all carry on regardless. Instead, we have explored the issue more widely, calling on a range of ideas and background information in the Case Studies. It is time to review some of the concepts we have been using.


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Libel : Invulblad
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Observatie van een libel met achtergrondinformatie over de levenswijze:

  • onderdelen van een libel,
  • soorten libellen,
  • ontwikkelingsfase en het leven van een libel.

 


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2.1.2 Diffraction and interference of light

When light, or indeed any type of wave, passes through a narrow aperture, it will spread out on the other side. This is the phenomenon of diffraction. For example Figure 17 shows the diffraction of water waves in a device called a ripple tank. The extent to which waves are diffracted depends on the size of the aperture rel
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The Tree That Spoke - Part 7 of 10
Dharmabudhi is accused of stealing.  There is a public meeting.  The villagers listen to both sides of the story and some start to doubt how kind honest Dharmabudhi really is.  The village wise man says they need a witness.    (2:07) 
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4.13 Technologies and explicit knowledge

Knowledge-based systems have the ability to analyse specific kinds of information in order to take action. Since we have earlier defined knowledge as arising out of the interpretation of information as mediated by representations, we can claim that in a limited sense such systems can ‘know’ things: they have a representation of part of the world, and they have some rules that allow them to analyse that representation, from which they can decide on a course of action. In that sense, they h
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7.343 Neuron-glial Cell Interactions in Biology and Disease (MIT)
The main goal of this seminar will be to study the nervous system from the perspective of neuron-glia interactions. In each class, we will focus on one type of glial cell and discuss its origin, classification and function within the nervous system. Current findings concerning diseases associated with each type of glial cell will be discussed. This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an inte
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